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2010-08-30 14:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed attorney Frank L.

2009-05-24 17:43:08

A man involved in fixing the Dallas Cowboys' now-collapsed practice facility faked his educational credentials, The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday. The consultant, Jeffrey Lawrence Galland, who advised a company that made major structural reinforcements to the mammoth tent-like practice facility which collapsed May 2, also served federal prison time for his role in a violent drug trafficking gang, the newspaper reported. The Morning News said its investigation revealed that Galland,...

2009-05-11 18:18:44

Dallas Cowboys special teams coach Joe DeCamillis, who was injured when a practice facility collapsed in a storm, has left the hospital, the team said. DeCamillis, 43, fractured one of his cervical vertebrae when the roof of the Cowboys indoor practice facility fell in during a thunderstorm May 2.

2009-05-08 17:19:39

The Texas Board of Professional Engineers said the city of Irving is under investigation for issues related to the collapsed Dallas Cowboys practice facility. Board spokesman Lance Kinney declined to comment on the scope of the investigation, which comes after city officials said they have no record of the engineer who signed off on the design of the facility, and the building's blueprints and specifications are not on file, The Dallas Morning News reported Friday. The facility collapsed due...

2009-05-06 12:03:42

The engineer listed as the designer of the Dallas Cowboys' indoor training structure, which collapsed, says he actually had little to do with the project. Enrique Tabak told The Dallas Morning News that he specializes in small farm buildings and only worked for the Canadian company that erected the doomed facility for a short time. I never went to Texas to see the construction, Tabak told the newspaper. Tabak was listed as being the engineer in charge when the project was designed and built...

2009-05-03 21:31:50

Dallas scouting assistant Rich Behm was paralyzed from the waist down when the Cowboys indoor practice facility collapsed during a storm, the team said Sunday. Behm, 33, underwent surgery Saturday night at Parkland Hospital in Dallas to repair a fracture of the thoracic spine and was listed in stable condition, the Cowboys said in a posting on their Web site. Assistant athletic trainer Greg Gaither suffered a fracture to the tibia and fibula in his right leg, and like Behm, had surgery...


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