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  1. Garland mother charged after girl left in trash bin near spaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... a day care, has been charged with abandoning a child in imminent danger, a second-degree felony. She is in the Dallas County Jail with bail set at $25,000. Spa employees said the Garland woman arrived at the 24-hour spa with her daughter, a friend ...

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  2. Dallas-Fort Worth foreclosure filings jump after months of declineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... to data from Addison-based Foreclosure Listing Service. The largest foreclosure posting increase is in Dallas County, where the number of homes facing forced sale next month is up about 15 percent from a year ago. "This was kind of expected," said ...

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  3. Police: Mom told daughter to hide in Dallas trash bin, leftRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... 10 hours later after she spent the night in the dumpster. Alicia Carroll of Garland was being held in the Dallas County jail Monday on charges of abandoning and endangering a child. Bond for the 28-year-old woman was set at $25,000. A message left ...

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  4. Major trouble at Urban League of Greater DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... and everything." But behind closed doors, two officers are now on post in the lobby. One officer was in a Dallas County Constable's uniform; the other uniformed officer is with Dallas Police Department. "I saw the officers in there and then I saw ...

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  5. Floyd: Enough with the drama - Dallas needs a dull, dependable DARead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    But - and I apologize for being so dull, so disapproving, so - we have had enough drama from the Dallas County district attorney's office to last until Halley's comet comes back. Less political upheaval, less pretension to royalty, less crazy-boss shenanigans than her predecessor, Craig Watkins.

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  6. New Parkland hospital dedicated to Dallas County residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... references to Dr. Ron Anderson, Parkland's longtime leader who stepped down in 2011. He died last September. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, who made the formal dedication speech, said the hospital was more than a public facility. "New Parkland ...

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  7. After months of decline, number of DFW homes facing foreclosure on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... to data from Addison-based Foreclosure Listing Service. The largest foreclosure posting increase is in Dallas County where they number of homes facing forced sale next month is up about 15 percent from a year ago. "This was kind of expected," said ...

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  8. Police say Garland mother left 7-year-old daughter alone overnight outside Dallas spaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    A Garland mother was arrested after police say her 7-year-old daughter spent all night Saturday outside King Spa and Sauna in northwest Dallas. Alicia Carroll, 26, was booked into the Dallas County Jail on Sunday afternoon and faces a charge of abandoning and endangering a child.

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  9. Health Care Educator Positions Are On The Rise In DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... public health needs, establishes outreach programs to support hospital efforts, and promote the health of Dallas County residents at Parkland Health and Hospital System. Ayyr earned a master's in public health from the University of Texas Health ...

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  10. Mesquite may follow Garland, Rowlett in catching up on street repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Mesquite will probably become the next city in eastern Dallas County to take a more aggressive approach to fixing aging streets. Garland increased its annual commitment to streets in January, then put an additional $29.2 million in projects in motion when it approved its capital improvements program last month.

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  11. Turmoil threatens Dallas County DA Susan Hawk after 3 months on jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Dallas Morning News

    Susan Hawk rode into office in January, making history as Dallas County's first female district attorney and the first Republican elected to countywide office since 2004. The anybody-new-will-do attitude sustained her during her initial weeks as DA.

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  12. Tensions Growing In Dallas County DA's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | CBS Local

    DALLAS - Tensions are growing in the Dallas County District Attorney's officea as the new DA fended off questions about her leadership and addressed reports that she went into drug rehab while campaigning for office in 2013. Susan Hawk sent the CBS 11 I-Team a statement saying reports of her drug use were started by "a disgruntled former employeea " She continued, "I have a serious back condition.

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  13. Dallas practices for tornado at new emergency centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Dallas practices for tornado at new emergency center First responders from across North Texas were put to the test Wednesday during a simulated tornado. Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1CbxLB9 There was a training event Wednesday inside the new West Dallas headquarters for the Dallas County Emergency Operations Center .

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  14. Leading OffRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | D Magazine

    ... a year ago, has filed a wrongful death suit against DISD Superintendent Mike Miles and Terry Smith, head of Dallas County's Juvenile Department. The suit accuses DISD officials of questionable athletic recruitment practices, including recruiting ...

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  15. Mother of Dead High School Basketball Player Troy Causey Sues DISD, Dallas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Dallas Observer

    Troy Causey, the Wilmer-Hutchins basketball player beaten to death outside his home one year ago today, should never have been in the situation that led to his death, his mother says. Causey was improperly recruited to play basketball at Wilmer-Hutchins while he was in the custody of the Dallas County Juvenile Department at the Dallas County Youth Village, Tammy Simpson claims in a lawsuit filed late Wednesday in federal court.

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  16. Dallas County approves family medical leave for gay employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Dallas Morning News

    Dallas County's gay employees are now eligible for family medical leave under a new policy approved Tuesday by the Commissioners Court. The change will allow any employee to pick one non-relative, such as a domestic partner, as a "designated care recipient."

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  17. Woman Admits She Set Yoga Studio On Fire, Says She Was Also Involved With ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Dallas Observer

    Nancy Duarte steps out for her interview at Dallas County Jail with a black eye and scratches on her elbows. She doesn't mind being in jail, because it feels no different from what her life used to be like.

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  18. Slain basketball player's family files suit against Dallas ISDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... son's death a year ago. Tammy Simpson on Monday sued DISD Superintendent Mike Miles and Terry Smith, head of Dallas County's Juvenile Department. Neither had commented on the lawsuit as of Tuesday. Simpson alleges that coaches visited her ...

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  19. Family of fatally beaten teen to file wrongful death lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    The family of a high school basketball player who was beaten to death will file a wrongful-death lawsuit on the anniversary of his death. Troy Causey's family is scheduled to announce the lawsuit against the Dallas Independent School District and the Dallas County Juvenile Department outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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  20. 12-year-old arrested in fatal shooting of friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... a statement from police. "Detectives continued their investigation by going over evidence, working with the Dallas County Medical Examiner and contacting relatives and friends of Matthew." Authorities say they suspect the school friends were playing ...

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