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A doggie face. (credit: Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Court Asks: Is Man’s Best Friend Priceless?

They say all dogs go to heaven. But if they get there before their time, should someone pay up?

01/10/2013

Melvin Allen, 57, convicted of fondling his 6-year-old granddaughter is sentenced to life in prison.
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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Fondling Granddaughter

A repeat sex offender will spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing his own granddaughter. Prosecutors say Melvin Allen, 57, fondled the 6-year-old girl at her Arlington home during a weekend visit in September 2010.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012

Man at computer with image of woman on screen. (credit: AP Images)

Dad Shows Kids Porn, Mom Fights To Change State Law

After almost two years of legal battles, a Dallas mother finally got justice for her daughters. The woman’s ex-husband showed pornography to their daughters, and under Texas law it was legal.

03/17/2011