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Shania Ambriehl Gray went missing. The 16-year-old's body was found near the Trinity River in Irving. (credit: Carrollton Police Department)

Death Penalty Sought In Carrollton Teen Slaying

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins said that he will seek the death penalty in the murder case of a man charged with the rape-slaying of a Carrollton teen last month.

10/04/2012

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Corps Of Engineers Not Liable For Levee Failure

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, responsible for building and maintaining levees, would not be liable for their own mistakes if one were to fail, according to a federal court decision.

CBS 11–09/25/2012

An old tire floats in a river. (credit:  David McNew/Getty Images)

City Set To Approve Illegal Dumping Video Cameras

The City of Dallas is putting some new eyes on an old problem. The city council is set to buy three high-tech trailers to conduct video surveillance at several illegal dumpsites, especially those along the Trinity River.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

Shania Ambriehl Gray went missing. The 16-year-old's body was found near the Trinity River in Irving. (credit: Carrollton Police Department)

Hundreds Remember Murdered DFW Teen

utside of Horn High School in Mesquite, hundreds of Shania Gray’s friends, family members and teachers gathered. At times the sobbing was so intense that it echoed throughout the parking lot.

CBS 11–09/10/2012

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Flooding Concerns Have Fort Worth Looking At Gas Well Roads

Engineers are analyzing unpermitted gas well access roads in Fort Worth, to see if they could be contributing to extensive flooding to properties along the Trinity River.

06/07/2012

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State Says Gator Killing Wasn’t Self-Defense

A fisherman is facing a penalty for shooting an alligator he thought was attacking him and his buddy. But state game wardens have determined that the killing was not in self-defense.

05/25/2012

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Amid Protest, Dallas Council Hears Gas Drilling Recommendations

A protest at Dallas City Hall Wednesday interrupted a discussion on gas wells that was months in the making.

05/16/2012

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Texas Officials Investigate Death Of 11-Foot Gator

The body of an 11-foot alligator has been found in North Texas, between Lake Worth and Eagle Mountain Lake, and state game officials will help investigate the death.

05/16/2012

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Dallas Boosting Development With Tax Increment Financing

Dallas City Hall thinks taxpayer financing for property owners near the American Airlines Center will be a good deal—not just for those property owners, but for taxpayers and for small businesses across the Trinity River.

04/30/2012

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Senior Citizen Turns To Social Media In Dallas Gas Drilling Fight

The city of Dallas is still weeks away from having the council formally set guidelines for gas drilling inside city limits. But a senior citizen who is unusually social media savvy is among a group of concerned people lobbying the city to take a conservative approach.

04/24/2012

A traffic sign pointing to a pedestrian crossing. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Arches In Place For Fort Worth Pedestrian Bridge

Huge cranes have been used to lift arch beams into place across the Trinity River for a new pedestrian bridge in Fort Worth.

04/24/2012

Chopper 11 Photo of the Columbia Packing Company in Dallas

Packing Plant Officially Has Slaughterhouse Closed By City

Late Wednesday the city of Dallas Board of Adjustment formally closed the slaughterhouse operation at a controversial meat packing plant in Oak Cliff.

04/18/2012

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