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The Dallas Urban Supports – #IAMDEANNASVOICE

    The last time Deanna Cook’s voice was heard was on the heart wrenching 9-1-1 recording as she was pleading for her life on August 17, 2012.  While her voice was forever silenced on that day, her family has turned that painful experience into something purposeful by creating an organization designed to be the voice…

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Ex-husband found guilty in murder of Deanna Cook

    A Dallas County jury found Delvecchio Patrick guilty Friday of murdering his ex-wife in 2012 as she was on the line with a Dallas police 911 operator.It took the jury about three hours and 20 minutes to reach a unanimous verdict. The punishment phase of the trial will begin Tuesday morning. He faces…

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President Obama signs Violence Against Women Act

(CBS) – On Thursday afternoon, President Obama signed into law the re-authorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The act, originally passed in 1994, provides federal funding for programs and research aimed at preventing and prosecuting domestic and sexual violence.   The new version of the law includes several new measures, including granting Native American tribes…

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Deanna Cook's Final Moments Of Life Revealed On 911 Call

DALLAS — A television station has broadcast a leaked copy of a terrified woman’s call to 911 last summer just before she was killed in a case that has prompted widespread changes in the way police respond to reported domestic disturbances. The lack of urgency by police to 32-year-old Deanna Cook’s Aug. 17 call caused…