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Psychologist Dick Miller  popularized the word "affluenza" during the notorius case of a 16-year-old who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his truck and killed four people. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Controversy Continues About Teen’s “Affluenza” Diagnosis

He popularized the word “affluenza” during the notorious case of a 16-year-old who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his truck and killed four people.

05/16/2014

(credit: FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Lawmakers Hold First Earthquake Hearing

The new seismologist for the Railroad Commission of Texas hopes to know within a year what’s causing hundreds of earthquakes in Parker and Tarrant counties.

CBS 11–05/12/2014

Anthony Cooper, 47, was entenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old family friend. (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Sex Offender Sentenced To Life

A 47-year-old convicted sex offender was sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old family friend.

05/09/2014

In a four-month investigation, the I-Team has found few, if any, laws that govern how old drilling sites can be used in the future. And if homes or schools are nearby, no one has to tell the occupants. (credit: CBS 11 News)

North Texans Living Next To Old Wells: “I’m a Little Shocked…”

In a four-month investigation, the I-Team has found few, if any, laws that govern how old drilling sites can be used in the future.

05/06/2014

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Perry Picks Fort Worth Attorney As New Head Of Sex Offender Agency

Governor Rick Perry on Friday tapped a Fort Worth deputy chief district attorney to head the state’s embattled Office of Violent Sex Offender Management amid questions about who was running the agency.

04/25/2014

(credit: Susy Solis, CBS 11 News)

New Ordinance Would Ban Guns At Public Meetings

City council plans to vote on a new ordinance that would ban guns at public meetings.

04/22/2014

Marshall Pittsinger (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Police Arrest Man For Stealing Gas

Police in Fort Worth arrested Marshall Pittsinger, 31, for engaging in organized crime after he tried to steal gas.

04/17/2014

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

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