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Slain basketball player's family files suit against Dallas ISD

Slain basketball player's family files suit against Dallas ISDThe mother of slain Wilmer Hutchins basketball star Troy Causey Jr. has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that illegal recruiting practices at Dallas ISD schools led to her son's death a year ago.
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What's the sticker price in the operating room?

What's the sticker price in the operating room?How is a hernia operation like buying a new car? Most people might say it's not.
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Politics

Dallas City Council candidate cleared in ethics probe

Dallas City Council candidate cleared in ethics probeSam Merten, a former aide of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, was cleared of allegations of city ethics violations Tuesday.
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Consumer

Buying washers on Craigslist: spin cycle vs. heavy load

Buying washers on Craigslist: spin cycle vs. heavy loadAmericans buy 15 million new washers and dryers a year. That produces a large stock of used appliances, which can sell for a fraction of the cost of new models.
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Politics

Judge: Taxpayers will pay for John Wiley Price's defense

Judge: Taxpayers will pay for John Wiley Price's defenseIn a secret hearing Friday, a federal magistrate judge ordered that taxpayers should pay for Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price's legal defense in the public corruption case pending against him.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Education

DISD board discusses Miles' hand in alleged cover-ups

DISD board discusses Miles' hand in alleged cover-upsTrustees from DISD are meeting Thursday to talk about the latest issue casting a cloud of doubt over Supt. Mike Miles.
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Dallas County

Ethics probe against Dallas council hopeful moves forward

Ethics probe against Dallas council hopeful moves forwardEthics Advisory Commission panel didn't rule on whether a payment violated city rules, but said it needs further study.
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Dallas Council candidate faces ethics questions

Dallas Council candidate faces ethics questions"City employees are not waiters, they do not take tips."
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News 8 Investigates

Blood business pits charities against one another

Blood business pits charities against one anotherBlood banks do need your blood; but most people don't know that they do sell what they collect
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News 8 Investigates

Texas couple fights for custody of adopted Mexican girl

Texas couple fights for custody of adopted Mexican girlThe U.S. government detained Keyla in 2011, but they won't tell Larry and Nancy Cox why
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Education

Debt relief coming for Everest College students

Debt relief coming for Everest College studentsThere are now just two Everest Colleges in North Texas, down from four this time last year. A deal is final with the federal government to give current and former students some relief on their debt. News 8's Byron Harris has more.
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Crime

Sex trafficking victim back from the brink

Sex trafficking victim back from the brinkFor Taylor, it all began outside a bus station in downtown Dallas three years ago. She was fifteen at the time.
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Veterans caught in benefits blunder

Veterans caught in benefits blunderThe VA is demanding thousands of dollars from elderly veterans
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Tech

Is your cell phone at risk?

Is your cell phone at risk?Devices called IMSI catchers can intercept voice and data communications. Byron Harris found some in North Texas.
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Crossbow puts hunters at risk for injury

Crossbow puts hunters at risk for injuryNationwide, at least two dozen hunters claim serious thumb injuries from using products sold by Barnett Crossbows.
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News 8 Investigates

No restrictions on explosive chemical

No restrictions on explosive chemicalTannerite is marketed as an explosive target practice indicator. But it contains the same chemical that triggered the deadly West, Texas explosion last year.
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News 8 Investigates

Houston charity faces troubling allegations

Houston charity faces troubling allegationsThe motto for Houston non-profit Helping a Hero is "empowering wounded heroes one home at a time." But a group of wounded veterans say the charity is misleading and exploiting them. News 8's Brett Shipp investigates.
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Features

Dallas church volunteers serve refugees in Africa

Dallas church volunteers serve refugees in AfricaChurch volunteers from Fellowship Bible Church deal with sickness, war, in Africa through 'Empower Sudan.'
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Local

Byron Harris: Still investigating after 40 years

Byron Harris: Still investigating after 40 years"Since TV years are like dog years, I've actually been here 280 years!"
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Education

Dallas ISD to address trustee's removal

Dallas ISD to address trustee's removalOne week ago, Dallas schools Superintendent Mike Miles ordered Trustee Bernadette Nutall to be removed from a campus. The school board was set to address that issue on Monday night.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Personal Finance

Investor frustration peaking over stockbroker insurance

Investor frustration peaking over stockbroker insurance"I call Wall Street 'Fraud Street,'" said Boston University economist Lawrence Kaltikoff.
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News 8 Investigates

Paris turns blind eye to questionable spending

Paris turns blind eye to questionable spendingReports of questionable spending and even possible fraud have been swirling in Paris, Texas
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Dallas ISD investigator releases report critical of him

Dallas ISD investigator releases report critical of himThe DISD investigator fired for allegedly violating district policy says he wasn't violating laws
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
News 8 Investigates

Paris Economic Development Corporation, or slush fund?

Paris Economic Development Corporation, or slush fund?The PEBC collects about $1.25 million a year in taxes from Paris residents. Questions about the way it is spent loom.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
The Fault Line: Investigating North Texas earthquakes

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John Wiley Price corruption investigation

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Prime Prep Academy

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Hazard in the Heartland – the West explosion

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Denticaid – Medicaid dental abuse in Texas

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Unfair Game – Breaking the rules in HS Sports

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