Terrorism

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DPD Receives $400K Grant; Cracks Down On Counterfeiters

The Dallas Police Department is joining an international effort to crack down on counterfeiters and the crimes they’re connected to.

12/04/2014

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Iraq & Afghanistan War Veteran: Don’t Take New Terror Threat Lightly

Scott LaMarca of Plano knows first hand about the war against terror. He was a non-commissioned officer who looked for roadside explosive devices. Now LaMarca is advising Americans not to take the new terror threat lightly.

CBS 11–09/24/2014

Buildings lie in ruins after years of conflict between Syrian government forces and rebels in the northern city of Aleppo. (credit:  Zein Al-Rifai/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Launches First Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

The U.S. launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.

09/22/2014

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Gov. Perry & FAA Disagree About Requests To Fly Drones Over Border

A new disagreement has emerged between Governor Rick Perry and the Obama Administration about border security. It centers around the state’s use of unmanned aircraft or drones along the Texas-Mexico border.

08/13/2014

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FBI Director Warns Islamic Militants In Iraq “Coming For Us” 

U.S. airstrikes continue to pound Islamic militants in Iraq to keep them from their campaign of killing. On Monday, FBI Director James Comey sounded the alarm in Dallas about the militants known as ISIL.

CBS 11–08/11/2014

Billy Hirth, 52, has spent the last few days volunteering in Israel's southern region. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Arlington Firefighter Home After Volunteering In Israel

Home from a war zone, a North Texas firefighter explains why he volunteers his time in Israel.

07/22/2014

Comrades of slain 20-year-old Israeli Staff Sergeant Moshe Melako of the Golani Brigade, who was killed the previous day during fighting with of Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, on July 21, 2014 mourn during his funeral at the Mt. Herzel military cemetery in Jerusalem. With 18 soldiers killed in Gaza, the highest military casualty toll in eight years, Israel is in mourning, but has vowed to pursue its mission against Hamas militants. The toll has been far higher on the Palestinian side, where more than 500 have been killed since Operation Protective Edge began on July 8, most of them civilians, a spokesman for Gaza's emergency services said. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

21-Year-Old Texas-Born Israeli Soldier Killed In Gaza

Nissim Sean Carmeli from South Padre Island was a sergeant in the Israel Defense Forces. He moved to Israel four years ago and joined the Israeli army after finishing high school there.

07/21/2014

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Father Cleared Of Making Terroristic Threat: “I’m Not A Monster”

The man accused of making terroristic threats at his son’s school has been found not guilty by a jury. Staff members at Celina Elementary said an unarmed Ronald Miller role-played a shooter in the school’s office.

CBS 11–04/16/2014

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Thousands Summoned To Courthouse In Kaufman Co. Death Penalty Case

Three thousand residents were called to the Rockwall County courthouse as part of the Eric Williams death penalty case.

CBS 11–03/28/2014

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Singapore Man Deported In Arms Case

Prosecutors in Dallas announced that a man from Singapore who spent years in a U.S. prison after trying to funnel arms to a Sri Lankan terrorist group has been deported.

12/19/2013

US marines continue to search for victims, on October 31, 1983, after a terrorist attack against the headquarters of the U.S. troops of the multinational force that killed 241 American soldiers on October 23, 1983 in Beirut. (Photo PHILIPPE BOUCHON/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired Marines Gather To Remember Those Lost In 1983 Beirut Bombing

Kip Gandy left DFW Airport Tuesday night on his way to a reunion of retired U.S. Marines who served in Beirut, Lebanon 30-years ago. He remembered the days leading up to the most bloody, single-day loss of life for the Marine Corps since Iwo Jima in World War II.

10/23/2013

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bill Would Reclassify Fort Hood Attack

Sen. John Cornyn and Sen. Ted Cruz have introduced a bill to reclassify the 2009 Fort Hood shooting as an act of terror and provide more benefits for victims and their kin.

09/12/2013

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