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John B. Isbell mugshot via Tarrant Co. DA

Ex-Con Sentenced To 45 Years For High Speed Chase

An ex-con is sentenced to 45 years in jail for leading police in North Texas on two wild high speed chases.

03/27/2014

Contractors place sections of a water pipeline in a trench. (credit: Getty Images/Ross Land)

Tarrant Water Board Approves Pipeline Deal

The Tarrant Regional Water District board on Tuesday approved a nearly $93 million construction contract as part of a pipeline project to transport water from East Texas.

03/19/2014

High winds knocked over a gas station awning in Denton County on March 16. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Weekend Weather Leaves Trail Of Damage

Sever thunder storms and high winds that passed through North Texas over the weekend are to blame for some extensive damage in a few concentrated areas of the metroplex.

03/16/2014

Keith Alexander (credit: Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office)

Contractor Gets Jail For Construction Fraud

A jury in Tarrant County last week sentenced a general contractor to three years in jail for committing construction fraud. These types of cases rarely result in prison time.

03/05/2014

Friends, family and school faculty cut the ribbon at the new Willow Creek Elementary School outdoor learning center in Saginaw. The center is a memorial for Alanna Gallagher.(credit: CBS 11 News)

Memorial Unveiled For Slain Saginaw Girl

A memorial for a 6-year-old Saginaw girl who police say was sexually assaulted and killed by her teen neighbor was unveiled Saturday.

03/01/2014

Students work during a math class. (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Educators Learn To Detect Mental Illness In Students

From Columbine to Sandy Hook Elementary School, the gunmen behind America’s worst school shootings have all had serious mental health issues.

02/21/2014

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What’s Next For Fort Worth Councilman Burns?

He made headlines in 2010 for his speech about bullying. And on Tuesday, Fort Worth councilman Joel Burns gave another tearful speech to say that he was stepping down.

02/12/2014

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Man Confesses To Killing TCU Student, Claims Self Defense

From behind a glass window at the Mansfield City Jail, David Hidalgo, 21, confessed to the murder of his friend, 23 year old TCU marketing student Stewart Trese.

CBS 11–02/06/2014

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New Details Emerge In Jerry Waller Shooting

Newly released documents and video offer an overview of the Jerry Waller case. The 72-year-old Fort Worth homeowner was shot and killed by a police officer in May of last year.

02/05/2014

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Man Gets 99 Years For Fort Worth Phone Store Heist

A convicted felon has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for robbing a North Texas phone store and locking a worker in a safe.

CBS 11–02/03/2014

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins discusses the TV show "Dallas DNA" at the 2009 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Universal Hilton Hotel on January 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins Weighs In On Josh Brent

No matter where he went, during the Josh Brent trial, Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins heard the same question.

01/31/2014

A nurse draws a dose of flu vaccine. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Flu Vaccine Still Available, But Going Fast

Many people across North Texas are struggling to find the flu shot. However, local health officials said that there are still plenty of doses available throughout the area.

01/16/2014

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