Continuing coverage of events related to the murder of 6-year-old Alanna Gallagher

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:34 PM CDT

Mother of Slain 6-Year-Old Speaks to NBC 5

Mother of Slain 6-Year-Old Speaks to NBC 5

Alanna Gallagher's mother, Laura, spoke to NBC DFW on Wednesday night for the first time since an arrest has been made in the case.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 07:34 PM CDT

Arlington Mayor: Officer Shot in Saginaw in High Spirits

Arlington Mayor: Officer Shot in Saginaw in High Spirits

Detective Charles Lodatto (inset) was shot while a task force served a search and arrest warrant in the Alanna Gallagher murder investigation Tuesday.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 10:48 PM CDT

Gallagher Slaying Suspect May Have Had Accomplice

Gallagher Slaying Suspect May Have Had Accomplice

Arlington Detective Charles Lodatto (left) is in critical condition after being shot while serving arrest and search warrants at the home of Tyler Holder (right) a teen suspected of murdering a six-year-old...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 06:42 PM CDT

Saginaw Neighbors Speak About Shooting

Saginaw Neighbors Speak About Shooting

Neighbors of 6-year-old Alanna Gallagher have decorated the the area in purple ribbons, and one neighbor told NBC 5 they received a warning prior to Tuesday's shootout.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:30 PM CDT

Officer, Suspect Shot While Serving Warrant for Gallagher Murder

Officer, Suspect Shot While Serving Warrant for Gallagher Murder

An Arlington police officer is in critical condition after being shot while serving an arrest warrant for a teen suspected of murdering a six-year-old Alanna Gallagher.

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Continuing coverage of the investigation into the shocking murder of Alanna Gallagher, a 6-year-old whose body was found naked and wrapped in a tarp on a residential street not far from her family’s Saginaw home on July 1, 2013.
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