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Tasha Tsiaperas

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Past articles by Tasha:

Exoneree cleared in Dallas couple's 1987 slaying expects to get $2 million from state

A man convicted of murder on faulty evidence in Dallas County could be paid more than $2 million by the state after he was formally exonerated and... → Read More

5 travelers arrested at Dallas Love Field with 129 pounds of weed from California

Five travelers were arrested at Dallas Love Field after they flew in from California with 129 pounds of marijuana hidden in their suitcases, police... → Read More

Driver calls woman he killed in Uptown hit-and-run 'careless' just before he's sentenced to 20 years in prison

A man called the 23-year-old woman he killed in a hit-and-run crash in Uptown careless just before he was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison. → Read More

Man arrested in fatal shooting outside Dallas strip club after Thanksgiving

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside a Dallas strip club after Thanksgiving. → Read More

Killer who shot newlywed, raped his wife on Mesquite walking trail to be executed

A convicted killer who shot a man and raped his wife in 1993 as the newlyweds strolled on a trail in Mesquite is scheduled to die by lethal... → Read More

Dallas swindler who lived high life while cheating immigrants out of millions gets 79 years in prison

A self-styled investor who made a fortune swindling unauthorized immigrants, among others, was sentenced to 79 years in prison for running a Ponzi... → Read More

Dallas officers responding to prowler call find 18-year-old shot to death

An 18-year-old man was found shot to death in a grassy field while Dallas police were responding to a prowler call on Thanksgiving. Dwight Mannings... → Read More

Texas death row inmates await executions for decades

The triggerman in the murder-for-hire plot to kill a pediatric dentist has joined 25 killers from Dallas County on death row, including Darlier... → Read More

Darlene Ewing, who helped turn Dallas blue in a decade as Democratic Party chair, dies at 64

Darlene Ewing, the longtime Democratic Party chairwoman who helped turn Dallas County reliably blue, has died. → Read More

Navarro County district attorney elected weeks after his death

The Navarro County district attorney was re-elected Tuesday, nearly two weeks after he died. Lowell Thompson died Oct. 24 at a Dallas hospital. He... → Read More

Jury deliberating whether hit man who killed Dallas dentist will be put to death

A Dallas County jury on Wednesday began deliberating the punishment of a hit man who killed a Dallas dentist, allegedly under orders from her... → Read More

Jurors who will decide fate of hitman who killed Uptown dentist are shown his 'Life or Death,' '1 Man Army' tattoos

The pediatric dentist who was gunned down in 2015 in the parking garage of her Uptown apartment loved children, built houses for people in need and... → Read More

Dallas dentist's murder was staged to look like 'robbery gone bad,' getaway driver testifies

The three people accused of killing Dallas dentist Kendra Hatcher had no idea her shooting death at an Uptown apartment complex would get so much... → Read More

Watch: Getaway driver testifies about murder-for-hire plot that left Dallas dentist dead

Kendra Hatcher was regularly followed for two weeks before she was gunned down in the parking garage of her Uptown apartment in September 2015,... → Read More

Murder-for-hire suspect faces trial in plot against Dallas dentist slain in Uptown parking garage

A trial begins Monday for the suspected triggerman in a murder-for-hire plot that left a pediatric dentist dead in Uptown Dallas and made the woman... → Read More

Grand Prairie man guilty of capital murder in 'savage' beating of girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter

A Grand Prairie man was convicted of capital murder in the savage beating death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old child in a case the judge said was... → Read More

Girl, 4, suffered 'death of a thousand cuts,' medical examiner says at Dallas murder trial

Four-year-old Leiliana Wright was black-and-blue from head to toe and had at least 30 bruises on her back after she was beaten to death in 2016, a... → Read More

Disbarred Dallas attorney released from jail early after conviction for exposing himself to teenage girls

A disbarred Dallas attorney who masturbated in front of teenage girls in his law office has been released early from jail to serve probation. Rayan... → Read More

'I thought I might die out there,' ex-officer who shot unarmed man in the back testifies

The former Mesquite police officer who is on trial for shooting an unarmed man twice in the back cried on the witness stand Monday when he recalled... → Read More

Trial begins for former Mesquite cop who shot unarmed man he mistook for burglar

Lyndo Jones was pleading, No, no, don't shoot, right before a Mesquite police officer who mistook him for a burglar shot him twice in the back,... → Read More