| Mar 3, 2010
After spending more than a decade in prison for a murder they didn't commit, Christopher Scott and Claude Simmons can now officially say they are exonerated.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Scott, 39, and Simmons, 54, were innocent in the death...
| Mar 11, 2010
It's that time of year again, when pesky mosquitoes start to wreak havoc on outdoor plans.
With all the wet weather North Texas has seen in recent weeks, creeks and other flood prone areas are about to see an abundance of nuisance mosquitoes.
| Mar 17, 2010
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a Dallas-area travel firm and three of its principals with violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA).
According to a lawsuit filed by the state, Royal Palms Travel Inc. and All Inclusive...
| Sep 9, 2009
Investigators with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office have, with the cooperation of the Pasadena (TX) Police Department, made an arrest in connection with the August 16 burglary of the JCPenney store on Hwy. 21 in the Covington area.
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2009
A former Little River-Academy police chief paid and arranged for underage men and women to engage in pornographic videos at his Arlington home, according to arrest warrant affidavits.
Michael Chase Meissner, 39, was arrested by Arlington police Monday at...
| Sep 17, 2009
A 3-year-old girl with a history of medical problems died Thursday morning of swine flu, Dallas health officials said.
The girl, who was not identified, died at a local hospital after being treated for only a few hours. Officials said she did not...
| Sep 17, 2009
Child Protective Services took San Juana Lagunas away from her father Juan Hernandez for alleged crimes and drug use. The girls mother is already in Mexico. Attorney's representing both baby San Juana and her father say she belongs in Mexico with her...
| 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 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...