Dallas Gang Wars, Building Renovations, Deadly Fight: Your Wednesday Morning Roundup

Good morning! Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.🌞 Weather: Mostly sunny, breezy, and mild. High: 79°👋 Stay in touch: Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Social media 'gang war' fuels spike in drive-by shootings, Dallas chief saysDallas police are shuffling resources to combat a spike in drive-by shootings that the police chief blames on gang warfare, often fueled by social media.So far this year, 122 drive-by shootings have been reported, compared with 49 during the same period last year, Interim Police Chief David Pughes told the City Council's public safety committee this week. Despite the recent wave of violence, police officials say crime overall in the city is at a historic low. The past three years have had the lowest number of reported crimes since the 1960s.  Continue reading...

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