Violence

Peyton Barbour (credit: Barbour family)

Friends Shocked By 16-Year-Old Mansfield Shooter’s Actions

Friends of 16-year-old Peyton Barbour are shocked and saddened by his death. Barbour died as he went into surgery at Parkland Hospital Christmas afternoon.

12/26/2013

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Families Dealing With Severe Bullying, Threats

With just days before Thanksgiving they aren’t swapping holiday recipes, instead they are tackling the very real issue of bullying within the Alvarado ISD.

11/26/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11: A teen stands in front of posters advertising new action films at a Brooklyn movie theater on January 11, 2013 in New York City. Following the shootings of children at a elementary school last month in Connecticut, numerous politicians and activists have begun to focus on violence in video games and films. US vice-president Joe Biden is meeting with games industry representatives today to discuss graphic violence, often with guns, in many of today's most popular video games. The administration is also expected to address violence in the film industry as well. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: PG-13 Gun Violence Rivals That Of R-Rated Movies

A study finds that gun violence in PG-13 rated movies has increased considerably in recent decades, to the point that it sometimes exceeds gun violence in even R-rated films.

11/11/2013

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Family Says Divorce Led To Domestic Violence Shootings In DeSoto

The family of the man accused of shooting his estranged wife and her son said he was in a deep depression and had been seeking counseling over the demise of his marriage.

10/17/2013

The ninth victim of a serial rapist who's targeting women in South Dallas near Fair Park bravely spoke to CBS 11 about her violent attack. (credit: CBS 11 News)

9th Serial Rapist’s Victim Speaks Out

“I really want this person to be caught ‘cause I can’t sleep, I can’t eat, I have nightmares,” said the ninth victim of a serial rapist who has victimized unsuspecting women since June in a South Dallas neighborhood near Fair Park.

09/07/2013

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Shots Fired; 19 Injured In New Orleans

A Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans has turned violent. Police say a gunmen opened fire wounding 17 people.

05/12/2013

Mugshot of Mauricio Hernandez. (credit: Irving Police Dept.)

Custodian Who Impregnated14-Year-Old Fired

An Irving ISD custodian was charged with aggravated sexual assault after he impregnated a 14-year-old and gave her pills that led to her baby’s death, police said.

04/23/2013

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Texas Mental Health Funding Leaves Gaps

Prompted by the attacks of deranged gunmen on a schoolhouse in Connecticut and a movie theater in Colorado, state lawmakers are rushing to plug holes in the system.

03/30/2013

Domestic Violence announcement

Dallas Rally Targets Men To Stop Domestic Violence

The North Texas weather is cool and rainy, but organizers are hoping the conditions will do little to stop thousands from gathering at Dallas City Hall. NFL Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Roger Staubach are among those expected to attend a rally imploring men to stop domestic violence.

CBSDFW.COM–03/23/2013

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Four Adults Found Dead In Mesquite Home

Mesquite police are looking for answers after four adults were found dead in a residence in the 1400 block of Paintbrush Street.

03/13/2013

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Violence Plays Role In Shorter U.S. Life Expectancy

A new report says the U.S. suffers more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked.

01/09/2013

Gamer Community Not Happy With NRA’s Statement On Gun Control

North Texan Defends Video Games Against Claims of Links t

12/22/2012

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