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Family: 50 Years For Killer, Life Sentence For Us

Tuesday morning, family and friends of murdered North Texas mother Karen Smith had the chance to address her killer in court. Karen Smith was shot to death in a parking garage at UT Southwestern Medical Center in January 2013.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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Mother To Murderer: “I Wish For You A Cruel And Violent Death In Prison…”

Family members of a mother of five face her convicted murderer, her estranged husband, after he pleads guilty to the crime and accepts a 50-year prison sentence.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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TeleNICU Allows Docs To Deliver Care From Miles Away

Babies born with critical medical needs, need the best care available. Sometimes that means traveling to a hospital far from home.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

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Dallas City Council Considers Cancer Center

A world-class cancer center may soon call North Texas home. The development is expected to bring thousands of people to the Metroplex, but the proposal must first make it past the Dallas City Council.

09/03/2013

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Second North Texan Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

A second North Texas person in as many days has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

08/01/2013

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CBS 11 Exclusive: Mother Says One Mistake Led To Daughter’s Death

Sara Horton will forever feel a sense of loss. Her daughter, 40-year old Karen Smith, was shot and killed in the UT Southwestern hospital parking garage last month.

CBS 11–02/05/2013

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Police Make Arrest In Deadly UT Southwestern Shooting

A man is in custody for the deadly Tuesday night shooting in a parking garage on the UT Southwestern Medical Center campus. Ferdinand Smith has been arrested and charged in relation to the shooting death of Karen Smith.

CBSDFW.COM–01/09/2013

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North Texas Marine Donates Kidney To Save His Brother’s Life

Two brothers, who’ve been separated by miles, will forever be linked now by a kidney.

CBS 11–01/08/2013

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Dallas Quintuplets First In The U.S. This Year

Carrie Jones says her emotions are still on a roller coaster. Jones, a ministry missionary, is the mother of quintuplets.

08/13/2012

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Researchers: Row, Row, Row Your Boat Saving Lives

It turns out a children’s song may be a lifesaver when it comes to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Researchers at UT Southwestern are using a nursery rhyme to help local fire departments improve how they perform CPR.

06/29/2012

Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

UT Southwestern Doctors Make Obesity Breakthrough

Some North Texas researchers believe they have found a way to control obesity by manipulating molecules in the heart. Researchers at UT Southwestern have demonstrated, for the first time, that the heart can regulate energy balance.

04/30/2012

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North Texas Lung Transplant Patient Making History

Michael Young of Grand Prairie never set out to make medical history. The 59-year-old simply made it a point to take care of himself, follow his doctors’ orders and diligently adhere to his medication. In June, Young will become one of a small group of lung transplant patients who have survives 20 years past their surgery.

04/18/2012

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