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  1. Dallas police focus on body camera detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... hours. Brown also noted how a video of a shooting by police can now go public through a civil lawsuit before a Dallas County grand jury has seen it in a secret hearing. Lawrence said he wants to vet the issues of when to record and when to turn the ...

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  2. First mosquito carrying West Nile virus reported in Dallas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Thursday the first mosquito trap testing positive for West Nile virus this year. The trap was collected from the 75150 ZIP code in the city of Mesquite.

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  3. Mike Hashimoto: Most Collin and Denton residents are yet to arrive? Better make roomRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... (Yes, yes, just wait until that highway project is finished.) The eye-opener, as Maso puts it, is this: Today, Dallas County has a little more than 2.5 million residents; Tarrant County has a little less than 2 million. What the mayor is saying is ...

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  4. A Shreveport mother's fight to get her child backRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... legal battle with a paper trail of court documents ping-ponging between courtrooms in Caddo Parish and Dallas County, Texas. Robinson says when she arrived to pick up her 6-year-old daughter Jewel'lissa from Southern Hills Elementary School on April ...

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  5. Deanna Cook Murder Trial Nears ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

    ... the woman whose unanswered 911 call brought community outrage. As a state rebuttal witness Thursday, former Dallas County Jail nurse Jamie Hardiway said she overheard Patrick bragging about the murder with another inmate "He said every time he'd ...

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  6. County by county: Collin County briefs for May 21Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... faces six counts of burglary of a habitation stemming from crimes in Plano. Last month, he was indicted by a Dallas County grand jury on five counts of burglary of a habitation in connection with crimes in Coppell and Dallas. The burglary charges ...

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  7. Outdoor museum explores Dallas County historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Examiner.com

    For the first settlers in North Texas, rocks and trees provided the necessary building materials for their homes and businesses. The oldest man-made stone structure in Dallas County still stands where it was built.

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  8. Dallas legislators drop zoo and aquarium tax break billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Dallas Morning News

    ... of the legislation largely stemmed from an "action alert" put out by the Texas Humane Legislation Network to Dallas County and city of Dallas residents. The alert cited the New Republic article as validation of many of the complaints the network has ...

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  9. Leading OffRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | D Magazine

    ... Flood Stage. The river is expected to rise to 39 feet , thanks to all the drought-mitigating rain we've had. Dallas County's drought officially began five years ago, so this beautiful fullness is something we haven't seen in awhile. It's pretty all ...

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  10. Expectations high for Mesquite's new mayor-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Dallas Morning News

    ... down from Place 3 last year. Mesquite's turnout of almost 8 percent was a full percentage point better than Dallas County's - and more than in the city's last two May elections combined. Certainly, the school district's record $280 million bond ...

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  11. Downtown's Old Red Museum has an unwelcome water featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Dallas Morning News

    ... went to the attic." Now officials are proposing a more permanent solution for the iconic downtown landmark. Dallas County officials hope to replace the deteriorating slate roof with synthetic tiles that can better weather Texas heat and hail. The ...

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  12. Victim's children, driver in wrong-way Garland crash remain hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Dallas Morning News

    ... of Grand Prairie, was booked remotely as a prisoner while in the hospital, said Raul Reyna, spokesman for the Dallas County Sheriff's Department. Rodriguez is charged with one count of intoxication vehicular manslaughter and two counts of reckless ...

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  13. New charges handed down in Angelina Co. cockfighting operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... they obtained a search warrant. In collaboration with the Texas Department of Public Safety, TABC, the Dallas County District Attorney's Office, and the FBI, they were able to execute the search warrant .Sheriff Sanches with the Angelina County ...

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  14. Get an interactive look at how property values have changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas County's property values jumped by more than 12 percent from last year, fueled by a hot housing market and new construction. Several cities in southern Dallas County saw dramatic growth from the Inland Port logistics hub, and suburbs in northwest Dallas County saw a surge in values because of demand for housing.

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  15. Dallas County's preliminary property values jump more than 12 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Dallas Morning News

    A hot real estate market and new construction drove Dallas County property values up more than 12 percent over last year to nearly $197 billion, according to preliminary valuations released Friday by the Dallas Central Appraisal District. Much of the growth came from commercial property, which increased in value more than 18 percent.

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  16. FW Police Arrest Man After 2-County ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | NBC Dallas

    ... the vehicle refused to pull over and attempted to flee in the vehicle. Officers followed the driver east into Dallas County, where he stopped on railroad tracks near Jefferson Street and Texas 161. The driver fled on foot from the vehicle and ran ...

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  17. Dallas Case Has Appeals Court Looking At Mental Capacity & The Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CBS Local

    DALLAS - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that a Dallas County judge has the right to hold a hearing to figure out whether an accused murderer has the mental capacity to face the death penalty. When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that executing the intellectually disabled is unconstitutional it was up to the states to pass new laws -Texas never did.

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  18. Dallas-area lawmakers push way to fund LBJ East expansion without tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Expressway to Interstate 30. The effort is a priority for residents and government officials in northeast Dallas County, but the project's hefty price tag has complicated matters. Traditional funding methods could cause the project to languish for ...

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  19. Questions about drug misuse linger on eve of Dallas DA's forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Dallas Morning News

    Susan Hawk's rocky debut as Dallas County's top prosecutor takes a new turn Thursday as she faces an uncertain public reception and lingering questions about her treatment for prescription drug use. Sworn in as district attorney in January, Hawk pledged to live "by the principles of transparency and accountability."

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  20. Ragland: Are Texas police hiding behind a 'blue' lie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Dallas Morning News

    ... a Reporting Texas investigation. It found that law enforcement agencies in many Texas cities, particularly in Dallas County, are far whiter than the communities they serve. That's true in Dallas, too, where whites make up less than 30 percent of the ...

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