Tarrant County

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Doctors Want North Texans To Know Dangers Of Chikungunya

A health alert has been issued in North Texas, as Tarrant County diagnoses its first case of Chikungunya fever. Health workers want people who might be traveling to know the dangers of bringing the virus back to the area.

CBSDFW.COM–08/22/2014

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Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Tarrant County

Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the county’s first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus disease.

08/22/2014

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Morning Storms Flood Roads, Leave Thousands In The Dark

Flooding and power outages throughout several counties in North Texas are the result of heavy and unyielding rain during the first half of Sunday.

CBS 11–08/17/2014

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No WNV Spraying In Bedford, Despite Positive Mosquito Tests

More than any other area, health officials have found more mosquitoes with West Nile in Tarrant County. The City of Bedford has had the most positive mosquito tests — double the number of any other city in the county.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2014

Mugshot of 22-year-old Armando Ernest Vera. (credit: Tarrant County District Attorney's Office)

North Texas Man Sentenced To 60 Years For Sex Assaults

A North Texas man described by authorities as a serial rapist has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for attacking six women over a two-year period.

08/14/2014

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Texas Man Gets 2 Life Sentences For Robberies

A 23-year-old Texas man has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for robbing elderly women in their homes.

08/12/2014

Tara Mauney (image via Tarrant Co DA Office)

Vandalism Charges Dismissed Against Colleyville Mom

Charges have been dismissed against a North Texas mom accused of helping a group of kids vandalize a neighbors home.

08/07/2014

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Tarrant County Kids Get ‘Back To School’ Help

Thousands of Tarrant County students are attending the Back To School Roundup on Wednesday morning, to receive some supplies and get excited about heading back to class.

08/06/2014

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

Human Case Of West Nile In Tarrant County

Health officials in Tarrant County on Monday morning confirmed their first human case of West Nile virus this season. The case was diagnosed in Crowley, and it is severe.

08/04/2014

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Low-Cost Vaccinations For Tarrant County Kids

Low-cost vaccinations are available through August for children who have no health insurance or are underinsured in Tarrant County.

08/04/2014

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North Texas Tax Office Adopts ‘In God We Trust’ Motto

The phrase is already on your money. The Tarrant County tax assessor thought it was fitting it should be on his office paperwork. The national motto, “In God We Trust,” is now printed on the back of tax office envelopes.

CBS 11–07/30/2014

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Tarrant County Resident Tests Positive For Measles

A Northeast Tarrant County resident has tested positive for Measles after traveling outside of the state.

07/23/2014

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