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Over judges' objections, Dallas County will continue controversial IT project

Over judges' objections, Dallas County will continue controversial IT project The old docket system used in Criminal District Court 1 is displayed on a monitor at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas Tuesday February 10, 2015. Judge Robert Burns is leading the effort of Dallas County criminal judges who have unanimously … Full News here […]

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After a full day of deliberating, Dallas County jury finds woman guilty of

After a full day of deliberating, Dallas County jury finds woman guilty of … A Dallas County jury found a Dallas woman guilty of aggravated kidnapping Thursday, after extended deliberations that lasted longer than the trial itself. The jury was considering the case against Erica Lonzetta Dominque, 26, who authorities said … Full News here […]

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Dallas County not expecting major impact from overnight ice, but road crews

Dallas County not expecting major impact from overnight ice, but road crews … Update at 1:30 p.m.: The National Weather Service says it's still looking like some of Dallas County might see some ice overnight, but don't expect much — especially if you aren't in the northwest part of Dallas and Dallas County. “We're more […]

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Dallas County confirms second flu-related death and widespread outbreak

Dallas County confirms second flu-related death and widespread outbreak The county's second influenza-related death was confirmed this week in an unidentified adult, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services' flu report released late Friday. Such deaths are being reported by local hospitals. A third possible … Full News here – Read more on Dallas Morning […]

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Dallas County judge stops Highland Park's attempt to kill a mid-rise along

Dallas County judge stops Highland Park's attempt to kill a mid-rise along … A Dallas County judge has tossed Highland Park's attempt to stop construction of a luxury mid-rise along the Katy Trail. Last month the town of Highland Park filed a temporary injunction in the hopes of killing an $ 80-million project set to […]

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Search for 4-year-old Denton County boy continues

Search for 4-year-old Denton County boy continues The search continued Sunday for a 4-year-old whose mother was found dead in a Denton insurance office. The boy's father, Ricardo Martinez, has been named a person of interest in the case. Police fear the boy, Ricardo Alekzander Lara, remains in … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Dallas County Health: Expect a Longer Flu Season

Dallas County Health: Expect a Longer Flu Season Dallas County Health and Human Services fears influenza will be a major problem this season and that recorded positive flu cases are up 330 percent over the same time last year. DCHHS recorded 758 positive cases in the county the week of Nov. 28. Full News here […]

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Dallas County confirms first flu death

Dallas County confirms first flu death While officials confirmed the patient who died was an adult, they didn't reveal an age or health history. Zachary Thompson, director of Dallas County Health & Human Services, says there have been more than 500 positive flu reports this season. Full News here – Read more on WFAA

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Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend In Dallas County

Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend In Dallas County Dallas county sheriff's department officials confirmed that they arrested a man accused of killing his girlfriend Saturday night. Deputies said 44-year-old Tosha Shaniqua Pruitt was shot in the driveway of a home in the 600 block of Geller Road at … Full News here – Read more […]

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Dallas County Approves For-Profit Video Visitation for Prisoners in County Jail

Dallas County Approves For-Profit Video Visitation for Prisoners in County Jail Dallas County Commissioners' Court approved in a 4-1 vote, a proposal to introduce a for-profit video visitation system for prisoners housed in the county's jails. Family members electing to use the video system instead of an in-person visit will have … Full News here […]

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Dallas man killed in overnight Gaston County wreck

Dallas man killed in overnight Gaston County wreck Mark Wilson Taylor, 32, was killed on N.C. 275 Dallas Stanley Highway around 1:15 a.m. Friday after the vehicle he was driving hit a utility pole, officials said. The wreck occurred near the intersection of Evans Lake Road, about a mile northeast of … Full News here […]

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Dallas County DA-elect Hawk zeroed in on distrust of Watkins

Dallas County DA-elect Hawk zeroed in on distrust of Watkins Republican Susan Hawk seized the Dallas County district attorney's office by appealing to fed-up Democrats ready to dump incumbent Craig Watkins. Even before her campaign took flight last fall, Hawk put together a steering committee of business leaders … Full News here – Read more […]

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Retains Office

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins Retains Office In the race to lead Dallas County, incumbent Judge Clay Jenkins earns 55 percent of votes and defeats challenger Ron Natinsky. (Nov. 5, 2014). Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 • Updated at 1:18 PM CST. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins garnered enough votes … Full News here – Read more […]

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Craig Watkins and Susan Hawk in spirited race for Dallas County DA

Craig Watkins and Susan Hawk in spirited race for Dallas County DA Democrats in Dallas County typically score many more votes on Election Day that Republicans. Original item: Republican Susan Hawk is waging a strong challenge against incumbent Democrat Craig Watkins for Dallas County district attorney. In a race that … Full News here – […]

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Race For Dallas County District Attorney Heats Up

Race For Dallas County District Attorney Heats Up She's been elected three times as judge, and before that Hawk was a decorated Dallas County prosecutor and deputy chief of the Child Abuse Division. “Our current District Attorney hasn't tried a felony case as a lead prosecutor," Hawk says. "How can … Full News here – […]

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