Tarrant County

Close view of a mosquito. (credit: Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images)

Colleyville Finds Mosquito With West Nile

Don’t forget the bug spray when you head outdoors this summer. The West Nile threat is real, and DFW communities are taking steps to help keep you and your family safe.

07/04/2014

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Fort Worth Man Gets 30 Years For Injuring 22-Month-Old Baby

It took jurors less than two hours to convict Samuel James Gray of causing serious bodily injury to a child. Prosecutors believe Gray gravely injured his ex-girlfriend’s son by either shaking the baby or striking the boy’s head against a surface.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2014

Empty seats for jurors in a courtroom. (credit: AP Photo)

Grand Jury Does Not Indict Officer In Fatal Shooting

A grand jury has refused to indict a Watauga police officer for fatally shooting a man in the head as he stabbed his pregnant girlfriend.

06/12/2014

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Pilot And Passenger Injured After Small Plane Crash

A pilot was airlifted to the hospital after crashing a small plane in northwest Tarrant County Wednesday night.

06/04/2014

Empty seats for jurors in a courtroom. (credit: AP Photo)

Officials: Beware Of Tarrant County Jury Duty Scam

The Tarrant County DA’s office is warning residents about an ongoing telephone scam that can trick people into paying phony fines to avoid being arrested for missing jury duty.

06/04/2014

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05/25/2014

Desiree Satterwhite (credit: Tarrant County Sheriff's Office)

Serial Robber Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison

It took a Tarrant County jury an hour to sentence a Grand Prairie woman to 40 years in prison for a series of robberies that took place over a 12-day period.

CBS 11–05/23/2014

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

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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

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