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Rockwall 4 hours ago

Former Rockwall Bus Driver Admitted to Recording Kids for ‘Many Years’

A former Rockwall school bus driver accused of recording students admitted to doing so for years, an arrest-warrant affidavit says. According to the Dallas Morning News, Michael Paul Smith, 43, was ar...

  • Flu 7 hours ago

    Funeral Set for 16-Year-Old Who Died From Flu-Related Complications

    The funeral for a 16-year-old girl who died from flu-related complications is set for Wednesday in Dallas. Teresa “Reese” Termulo died Jan. 10 and was the 10th person to die from flu-related symptoms in the 2019-20 season, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic ...
  • Fort Worth 5 hours ago

    #SomethingGood: Pampering With Purpose

    A long soak in the tub is something good, and the mission behind a new line of locally made bath products adds extra purpose to the pampering. Edgar’s Bath Goods features bath bombs handmade in Fort Worth. Original scents like Yellow Rose of Texas and Texas Sunflower can melt the stress of the day. The team behind the bath...

  • Richardson ISD 5 hours ago

    Richardson Teacher Helping Students Embrace Living With Dyslexia

    When teaching kids with a learning disability, you have to have patience and the ability to build confidence. A Richardson ISD elementary teacher is doing just that: helping her students embrace the challenges of living with dyslexia. That’s why she’s January’s Excellent Educator. “What is something you want other kids to know about your dyslexia,”...
  • coronavirus 13 hours ago

    Local Doctor Suggests Vigilance, Not Panic, With Coronavirus

    A virus responsible for infecting hundreds and killing at least six in Asia has made its way to the United States. The patient, who is not being named, is in isolation at Providence Regional Medical Center in Washington State. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has taken action to protect U.S. citizens against the coronavirus. Screening...
  • Fort Worth police 13 hours ago

    Fort Worth Police Hold Community Forum in Como Neighborhood

    The Fort Worth Police Department is undergoing significant changes with a new focus on transparency and diversity, new police chief Ed Kraus said at a community forum Tuesday. Kraus spoke inside a gym at the city’s new Como Community Center at a event called “Beyond the Badge.” As an example, the chief said the department used to resist releasing.....
  • Dallasnews.com 58 mins ago

    Early Voting Begins in Runoff Election to Replace Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson in Texas House

    Early voting began Tuesday in the special election to replace Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson in the Texas House. If you want to vote in the March 3 Super Tuesday election, you’ll need to register by Feb. 3 Residents in District 100, which covers parts of east, west and southern Dallas, can cast early ballots through Friday for community advocate L...
  • Dallas Zoo 15 hours ago

    Baby Zebra Is 1st of Its Species Born at Dallas Zoo

    The Dallas Zoo welcomed a baby zebra to its family in early January, zoo officials say. The zebra, born Jan. 6 to mom Keeya and dad Saba, was the first Hartmann’s mountain zebra born at the Dallas Zoo. The zoo said the baby was walking and nursing within an hour of his birth. The zoo said the zebra’s name,...

  • Dallas 16 hours ago

    Teen Dies From Injuries After Pleasant Grove Shooting

    An 18-year-old has died from injuries suffered in an early January shooting in Pleasant Grove, police say. Mark Anthony Lemmons, 18, was shot Jan. 4 while he was driving near the intersection of Military Parkway and Fair Vista Drive, Dallas police said. Lemmons was taken to an area hospital in critical condition, but died last week. Police have not...
  • DART 14 hours ago

    DART Unveils Plans for New Dallas Subway to City Council

    New plans for a proposed Downtown Dallas Subway were unveiled Tuesday at Dallas City Hall. Members of the Dallas City Council Transportation Committee voiced concerns about how Dallas Area Rapid Transit will pay the $1.4 billion price tag. The plans include a refined 2-mile route and station locations for the second downtown rail path, known as D-2...
  • FWSSR 17 hours ago

    Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo Junior Dairy Cattle Competition Puts Spotlight on the Future

    As the cattle were led into the arena at the Fort Worth Stock Show Cattle 2 barn, some of the competitors were barely taller than their cows. “My granddaughter is a petite little thing,” Sharon Yarborough said. “But she’s in charge.” Gemma Yarborough threw all her body weight into the side of “Jackpot” to k...
  • Fort Worth Zoo 18 hours ago

    Fort Worth Zoo to Host Sensory-Friendly Day

    The Fort Worth Zoo says they will host their first Sensory-Friendly Day on Feb. 8 and will open early that day at 9 a.m. “Sensory-Friendly Day is specially designed for individuals on the autism spectrum as well as those who have sensory sensitivities. Some sensory-sensitive accommodations will allow these individuals to enjoy a fun-filled da...
  • traffic 17 hours ago

    New App Could Help Texas Drivers Save Money

    Drivers who carpool could find it easier to save some money with a new app set to launch later this week. The app GoCarma will replace Drive On TEXpress starting Friday at 6:30 p.m. Natalie Bettger with the North Central Texas Council of Governments said the idea was to make the app more user-friendly. “So the current process, you go…...
  • Mesquite 18 hours ago

    Mesquite to Consider Moratorium on New Convenience Stores

    The city of Mesquite is considering temporarily stopping new convenience stores from opening in the city in an effort to curb a rise in crime. Tuesday marked the beginning of the effort to impose a 90-day moratorium on new convenience stores, in order to consider regulations for new and some existing stores throughout the city. Despite the dangers ...
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