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Long Isolated, 17-year-olds Awaiting Trial Could Soon Be Kept Out of Dallas County Jails
A bill awaiting the president's signature would likely keep 17-year-olds away from Lew Sterrett. One of the awkward side effects of Texas’ stubborn commitment to try its 17-year-olds as adults has been that population’s handling in the county jails. When a 17-year-old is arrested in Dallas County, t
Dallas County doing random checks on jailers after inmate's death
Dallas County officials say they are now keeping a closer watch over jailers after an inmate died and the jail failed a state inspection this fall. The state had declared the jail to be in noncompliance after a Texas Commission on Jail Standards inspector reviewed video that showed Dallas County jai
Texas woman claims dog died after eating a sugar-free candy cane: ‘I feel like I failed her’
A young dog in Texas reportedly died after eating a sugar-free candy cane, which contains an ingredient called xylitol that is often deadly to canines if ingested. Groves resident Darla Martinez told 12 News her 7-month-old Chihuahua-mix, Harleigh, got into a package of sugar-free candy canes that s
Ring in the new year with these Collin County events
This New Year’s Eve, we’re all about celebrating with the best food, drinks, and entertainment around. Start 2019 off right with these festive Collin County events. Sci-Tech Discovery Center’s “Countdown to Noon”, 11 AM – 2 PM.
84-year-old North Texas woman graduates from UTD
RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) - After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her. Fein, now 84, went to back to school and will accomplish a long-held goal this week when she graduates from the University of Texa
Richardson ISD’s student demographics have significantly changed. The makeup of its school board hasn’t.
RICHARDSON — In Karen Hill’s eyes, not much has changed since her father’s unsuccessful bid for Richardson Independent School District’s board in 1963. A. Maceo Johnson, who taught in segregated Fort Worth schools and earned the same salary as the janitors, was an “immensely qualified” person for th
'Send a pic?' UT releases messages Texas senator allegedly sent college student
AUSTIN -- The University of Texas has released redacted messages allegedly sent by Georgetown State Sen. Charles Schwertner to a graduate student, almost three months after the Republican was first accused of engaging in the sexually explicit harassment.
Meet Little Kaiping, Richardson's New Peking Duck Champion
Few are the foods with such power over the imagination that just hearing their names can stop your stream of thoughts and send you off to the internet to look at restaurant menus. They tend to be celebration dishes — whether eaten at a celebration or cause for one. When such a meal comes into mind,
Cowboys believe they'll bounce back after 23-0 loss to Colts, but WR Cole Beasley: 'An offense like ours should never be shutout'
FRISCO - Right tackle La'el Collins said he's certain the Cowboys didn't underestimate the Colts on Sunday. But the final score said otherwise, a 23-0 shutout in Indianapolis that kept Dallas from clinching the NFC East. It was the first time the Cowboys were shut out since 2003.
Man punched in front of McDonald's dies from injuries; police seek suspect
DALLAS — Police need your help finding a suspect accused of punching a 19-year-old man who later died from his injuries. Dallas police said the incident happened at about 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. in front of the McDonald's in the 400 block of North Lamar Street. Trayshawn Hall, 22, punched Damarcus Rash
A Dallas County Church Hands Out Shoes, Gifts To Over A Thousand Children
RICHARDSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – More than a thousand children received shoes and gifts at a church event in Richardson Sunday. The Heights Baptist Church hosted their Three Trees Event.
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Manslaughter warrant issued for man wanted in fatal punch in downtown Dallas
Police are searching for a man accused of manslaughter in a November slaying in downtown Dallas. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Trayshawn Hall, 22, who police said punched Damarcus Rashon Miller on Nov. 2 in front of the McDonald's in the 400 block of North Lamar Street.
62-year-old man, 59-year-old woman dead in south Dallas County fire
Officials are still investigating the cause of a structure fire late Saturday night in southern Dallas County that killed two people and at least six animals. A 62-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman died during a structure fire at the 9000 bock of Beckley View Avenue, medical examiners confirmed.
A special North Texas college graduate
RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) – After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn’t be blamed for finally relaxing, but that’s not her. Now 84 years old, Fein went to back to school. And this week she’ll accomplish a long-held goal when she graduates from the Univer
Dog-Friendly Movie Theater Opens in Texas With Food for Canines and Humans
A movie theater in Texas has gone to the dogs — literally! K9 Cinemas in Plano opened earlier this month under the assumption that dog owners would like to see movies alongside their four-legged friends, and it appears the unique establishment is on to something.
Ezekiel Elliott makes young fan's day while leaving the field after Cowboys' shutout loss vs. Colts
It was not a great day on the field for Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys. But as the Cowboys running back made his way off the field after the Cowboys' 23-0 loss to the Colts, he made a memory that will last a lifetime for one young fan.
Elliott says Cowboys' shut-out loss to Colts was embarrassing
Ezekiel Elliott was embarrassed by the Dallas Cowboys' performance on Sunday. The Indianapolis Colts shut down Dallas' offense and cruised to a 23-0 win at Lucas Oil Stadium. Elliott, who rushed for 87 yards on 18 carries in the game, discussed the team's play with reporters after the loss.
Not into bingo, 84-year-old Texas woman gets college degree
RICHARDSON, Texas — After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her. Fein, now 84, went to back to school and will accomplish a long-held goal this week when she graduates from the University of Texas at
Burglar swipes Christmas presents and family dog from northwest Dallas home, mom says
A burglar who broke into a northwest Dallas home Friday made off with jewelry, Christmas presents and even the family dog. Diana Alvarado said she was at work when the thief ransacked her home in the 3700 block of La Joya Drive, near Marsh Lane and Walnut Hill Lane and returned home to find the plac