May 16, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Dallas County appraised property values up 7 percent, highest growth since 2007-09 recession
Local governments in Dallas County are poised to receive a big financial boost after appraised property values grew at their highest rate since the recession.
Texas man convicted of killing 2 loses appeal
A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal from a man condemned for killing a police officer and another man in a shootout at a convenience store in Ferris, south of Dallas, more than 11 years ago.
Woman pleads guilty in plot to plant drugs
A Texas woman accused of getting her 9-year-old granddaughter to plant drugs in her son-in-law's truck in Arizona pleaded guilty Thursday to a reduced charge of attempting to involve a child in a drug offense.
Trial set for grandmother in alleged drug plot
An April 17 trial has been set for a Texas woman accused of getting her 9-year-old granddaughter to plant drugs in her son-in-law's car in Arizona so the grandmother could gain fulltime custody of the child.
Grandmother pleads not guilty to Arizona drug-plot charges
A woman from Ferris, Texas, has pleaded not guilty to a charge accusing her of having her 9-year-old granddaughter plant drugs in her son-in-law's car in Arizona so the grandmother could gain full custody of the child.