| Oct 9, 2009
So far this year, nine people in Dallas county have died from H1N1, including 4 four kids under the age of eighteen.
Since April, nationwide, 76 kids have died from H1N1. Sixteen alone in the past week. Compare those numbers to the seasonal flu which...
| Oct 12, 2009
Richard Miles always believed one day his murder and attempted murder convictions would be overturned.
Monday turned out to be that day.
After spending 14 years in prison, Miles was set free after authorities agreed that he did not receive a fair...
| Oct 14, 2009
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 506,000 doses of the H1N1 vaccine are being shipped to Texas. But, chances are you won't have the option of getting the shot. Only 20,000 doses will be available in Dallas County.
"20,000 doses is...
| Oct 5, 2009
White boxes with doses of the H1N1 vaccine finally arrived at the Dallas County Health Department. It's what health care workers had been waiting for, but there are two problems.
The first delivery, 700 doses, is a drop in the bucket of the 25, 000 doses...
| Oct 6, 2009
SPCA officials and Dallas County Constables teamed up for a livestock raid in Dallas County. It happened Tuesday morning in Sunnyvale.
Pamela Kearney-Lopez insists her family has done nothing wrong.
"This is a lie. It's a big lie. It's a money making...
| Oct 1, 2009
H1N1 is causing all kinds of health problems, and now you can add manufacturing issues to the list. The crunch to produce the H1N1 vaccine has cut into production of the seasonal flu vaccine.
Passport Health Executive Director Arthur Dawson received...
| Sep 28, 2009
Time is running out for parents to get their children vaccinated or risk having their kids turned away at school.
About 300 and 500 children a day have come to the Dallas County health department for school immunizations recently. Today, parents and...
| Sep 30, 2009
The Dallas County Heath Department looks like a line at Six Flags, but the new state vaccine mandate hasn't been a fun ride. This is what Dallas County Health Director Zachary Thompson said right before the first deadline last month.
"This was the...
| Sep 22, 2009
As construction crews prepare for opening day at the state fair, another effort is taking place behind the scenes. Medical experts are working to halt the spread of swine flu.
"We're watching the situation very carefully. At this point there really...
| Sep 25, 2009
| 12:59 PM
A 19-year-old Jordanian citizen was arraigned this morning by a Dallas County magistrate after being accused of trying to bomb an iconic downtown Dallas skyscraper.
The soft-spoken Hosam Maher Husein Smadi waived his right to a detention hearing during...
| Sep 14, 2009
Sixth-grader Cynthia Garcia had attended Price Elementary School since kindergarten. On Thursday, she went home with flu-like symptoms. By Saturday she was taken to the emergency room where she later died. School official Laura Jobe says counselors told...
| Sep 15, 2009
The Dallas County Jail has had no shortage of controversy. But today, some county commissioners say the population is reaching a critical mass.
Right now, the jail population is about 6,500. County commissioners say it could reach capacity with just...