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  1. 2 boys die after being pulled from Irving pool where sister drownedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Treshawn Smith, 9, and Anthony Smith, 11, had been on life support after they were found Wednesday at the MacArthur Place at 183 apartments. They were declared legally dead Thursday night, the Dallas County medical examiner's office said.

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  2. Gay-marriage case plaintiff Jim Obergefell visits Dallas, says fight goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    While gay and lesbian couples got marriage licenses in downtown Dallas on Monday, the man whose legal battle helped make that possible stood yards away. Outside the Dallas County clerk's office, Jim Obergefell, the lead plaintiff in last week's Supreme Court decision granting marriage rights to same-sex couples across the country, said the fight continues for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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  3. Dallas' Senior Source winces as Washington turns to aging issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... to help provide home health care for needy seniors. Nursing home care is expensive. A private room in one of Dallas County's 70 nursing homes goes for an average of $78,475 a year. Indigent seniors can get Medicaid coverage for nursing home care, ...

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  4. Two more children die after being pulled from Irving poolRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... "However, if the facts and circumstances support that a crime has occurred, the case will be referred to the Dallas County District Attorney's Office," said Det. James McLellan in a Monday news release. The mother was with her children and two other ...

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  5. Plano man faces felony charges that allege trafficking of teenage girlRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... on a charge of possession or promotion of child pornography. Silverburg was indicted earlier this year in Dallas County in a separate case on suspicion of aggravated promotion of prostitution. His attorney on that case was not available for comment. ...

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  6. Brothers Found Unconscious in Irving Pool DieRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

    ... However, if the facts and circumstances support that a crime has occurred, the case will be referred to the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. Establish rules, and always enforce them. Don't let children play around drains or suction ...

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  7. 13-Year-Old Girl Arrested, Charged After Shocking Video of Attack on...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    Police in Rowlett, Texas, have charged a 13-year-old girl with injury to a child and assault after a shocking video showing her brutally attacking a schoolmate who was holding a small child went viral late last week. After police issued an arrest warrant for juvenile, the girl reportedly turned herself in and was booked at the Dallas County Henry Wade Juvenile Detention Center on Sunday.

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  8. Texas Teenager Wanted In Viral Video Assault Has Turned Herself InRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... The suspect, who has not been named because she is a minor, is currently at a juvenile detention center in Dallas County. She faces a misdemeanor charge for the assault on her classmate but a third-degree felony for causing injury to the small ...

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  9. Girl, 13, Arrested For Vicious Videotaped Attack On Classmate, Small BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

    Texas cops last night arrested a 13-year-old girl in connection with a viral video showing her attacking a classmate who was holding The teenager surrendered to police and was booked into the Dallas County Henry Wade Juvenile Detention Center on assault and injury to a child charges. Investigators--who did not identify the defendant due to her age--began probing the girl after video of the June 19 assault was posted online.

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  10. Plaintiff in landmark case to speak Monday in downtown DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    If you're in downtown Dallas this afternoon, you just might be able to meet the man who made history last week. You'll certainly have the chance to hear him speak: Jim Obergefell, the named plaintiff in the landmark lawsuit that led to the legalization of same-sex marriage on Friday, is scheduled to attend a 4 p.m. press conference at the Dallas County Records Building on Elm Street , outside the county clerk's office.

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  11. Hammered by Losses, Dallas' Breitling Energy Sues Its Former EmployeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Observer

    ... d more than $80,775 in charges. Fearing that AmEx might also reverse the other $438,378, it filed its lawsuit. Dallas County

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  12. Rowlett girl surrenders, faces charges in video attack on classmate holding toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    ... 13-year-old, whose name was not released, surrendered to Rowlett police Sunday night. She is being held in the Dallas County Henry Wade Juvenile Detention Center, police said, and faces charges of injury to a child and assault. The video, which was ...

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  13. Elder Financial Safety Center filling a needRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Since opening a year ago, the Elder Financial Safety Center in Dallas has served almost 2,700 clients, which is both good and bad. The center, the only one of its kind in the nation, brings together a unique partnership among the Senior Source, the Dallas County Probate Courts and the Dallas County district attorney's office.

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  14. Donovan beats Quesada to be Democrats' interim county chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Dallas Morning News

    In a fight against some of the most powerful politicos in North Texas, Carol Donovan was narrowly elected interim chairwoman of the Dallas County Democratic Party on Saturday. Donovan replaces Darlene Ewing, the Dallas lawyer who had led the party since 2005 and was instrumental in turning the county into the state's most reliable Democratic stronghold.

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  15. Jack Evans, 85, George Harris, 82, finally tie the knot after decades-long waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Examiner.com

    Jack Evans, 85, George Harris, 82 , were thrilled by yesterday's ruling which declared that gay marriage was legal and the two octogenarians didn't waste any time getting married. As reported by Time on June 26, Jack Evans and George Harris were the first same-sex couple to wed in Dallas County, Texas.

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  16. United States joins rainbow worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... we are all more free." Jack Evans and George Harris were the first same-sex couple to wed, tying the knot in Dallas County, Texas. Evans, 85, and Harris, 82, had been together for 54 years and waited more than half a century to marry. They had ...

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  17. With this ruling comes many marriages, some dismay and county delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Dallas Morning News

    ... so we thought we'd make it legal." Moments later they became the first same-sex couple legally married in Dallas County. A courtroom crowd stood and cheered. But in Arlington, Dwight McKissic, pastor of the 3,000-member Cornerstone Baptist Church, ...

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  18. Day to remember: With emotions brimming, couple exchange vowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Dallas Morning News

    Marriage is one those things in life - like the right to vote, or have an abortion, or speak your mind - that is somehow more meaningful when you are denied it. There is a moment Friday afternoon in the Dallas County Records Building, amid the celebratory chaos and spasms of joy, when Damien Duckett turns to Jerry Downey and tries to put into words what he's feeling.

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  19. Abbott: Respect religious objectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... rushing to county offices and Republican leaders parsing their defeat. "We got it!" someone screamed in a Dallas County building as four couples waited for a decision and then marriage licenses. Less than two hours after the ruling, Gena Dawson and ...

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  20. 1st Dallas same-sex marriage momentous for couple and judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Judge Tonya Parker officiated Dallas County's 1st same-sex marriage. She had declined to perform the ceremony for 3 years until all could get married.

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