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From the mug shots police took of Lee Harvey Oswald to the homicide report for the president he was accused of killing, a collection of rarely seen artifacts related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy are on display at Dallas City Hall. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Police To Honor Officer Tippit, Slain By Oswald

About 45 minutes after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in downtown Dallas, Officer J.D. Tippit was on patrol in Oak Cliff. He slowed down as he saw a man who met the vague description of the shooting suspect walking down the street.

11/01/2013

President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

Commemoration Plans For JFK 50th Underway As 49th Year Marked

One of the darkest days in North Texas history happened 49 years ago today. And as the mid-century mark edges closer, the city of Dallas is already planning how to commemorate the event.

11/22/2012

Detroit Tigers v Texas Rangers

Tigers Roar Past Rangers 6-2

Austin Jackson hit an inside-the-park home run and a triple and the Detroit Tigers beat the AL West-leading Texas Rangers 6-2 on Friday night.

08/10/2012

Theatre

48-Hour Film Project Premieres Tonight At Texas Theatre

The teams involved in the competition have exactly 48 hours to write, cast, direct, produce, edit and deliver a 4-7 minute long film.

06/20/2012

President John F. Kennedy speaks in Fort Worth on Nov. 22, 1963.  (White House photo)

Dallas Remembers Darkest Day, 48 Years Later

One of the darkest days in North Texas history happened 48 years ago today. The motorcade was nearing the end of the of the parade route through downtown Dallas when those infamous shots rang out from what was then the Texas School Book depository. President Kennedy and Texas governor John Connally had been shot.

11/22/2011

David Brown

DPD Chief To Award Man Who Discovered Tippit

Dallas Police Chief David Brown next week will honor the man who discovered the body of slain police officer J.D. Tippit and reported it just 45 minutes after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

CBSDFW.COM–11/20/2010

Iconic Texas Theatre Will Re Open

 An iconic North Texas building is getting a new lease on life.

09/03/2010

Breathing New Life Into Historic Theater

The Texas Theatre was showing the movie “War is Hell” when Lee Harvey Oswald ran inside — without buying a ticket. Today, there are new plans for the Texas Theatre on Jefferson Boulevard.

09/03/2010