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23-Year-Old Man Found Safe

Dallas police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 23-year-old missing man.

  • missing person Feb 22

    72-Year-Old Man Last Seen in Northwest Dallas Found Safe

    Updated at 4:15 p.m. Saturday: William Jackson has been found and is safe, according to police. Original story: Dallas police are asking for help from the public finding a 72-year-old man who is considered a critical missing person. William Jackson was last seen about 5 a.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of Newcastle Drive, near Walnut Hill Lane, in n...
  • Allen Feb 21

    Man Shot During Drug Deal at Allen Apartments Dies; 2 Charged: Police

    A man who was shot Friday at an Allen apartment complex died of his injuries, police say. The shooting was reported shortly before 1 p.m. at the Gates of Allen Station in the 500 block of East Exchange Parkway, near North Greenville Avenue. Ryan Joseph Kelly , 39, of Allen died of his injuries early Saturday, police said. Police determined…...
  • Dallas Feb 20

    Man Fatally Shot in Lake Highlands Neighborhood

    Police are investigating a fatal shooting in a Lake Highlands neighborhood in Dallas on Tuesday night, police said. Officers responded at about 10:53 p.m. to the 12600 block of Jupiter Road for a report of a shooting, police said. Officers found Hosia Abdallah Jr. with multiple gunshot wounds. Abdallah, 26, was taken to a hospital where they were p...
  • entertainment Feb 22

    How to Make the Perfect Margarita

    Nico Ponce, Margarita Meltdown founder and general manager of Primo’s in Dallas, shares how to make a perfect margarita for National Margarita Day.

  • Dallas Feb 22

    Nearly 100-Year-Old Dallas Home Torn Down by Mistake

    A nearly 100-year-old Dallas home was demolished this week by mistake. The home on Richard Avenue was confused with one about a block away, according to JR’s Demolition, which conducted the demolition. Neighbors said they felt powerless Wednesday as they watched a bulldozer plow through the bright pink home that had been owned for decades by a belo...
  • Richardson Feb 22

    Girl Scout Troop Raising Money to Send Cookies to Service Members

    Girl Scout Troop 7909 in Richardson is taking donations to buy 5,000 boxes of cookies to send to service members aboard the USS Eisenhower. To donate, visit cookies4ussike.com.

  • Dallas Feb 22

    Trailblazer George L. Allen Sr. Was Dallas’ First Black City Council Member, Mayor Pro-Tem

    Many in Dallas know the name George L. Allen Sr. because they have seen it on the front of the courthouse. The George L. Allen Sr. Courts building stands tall on Commerce Street in the heart of the city. The building’s size, though, is no match for the legacy Allen left behind. Born in 1908, Allen had been fighting for…

  • Tokyo 2020 Feb 22

    North Texan Tackles Challenge of Funding Her Olympic Dream

    Discus thrower Shelbi Vaughan rises early every morning. The Azle native, who competed at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, is aiming for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer. But Vaughan’s pre-dawn wake-up call is not for training. She’s driving children to school to earn extra money. It is one of four jobs Vaughan holds down to pay for her lates...
  • Plano Feb 22

    Reward Offered in Deadly Plano Hit-and-Run Case

    The search is on for the driver who ran over a man in Plano this past Saturday and kept going. Jimmy “Buddy” Robinson, 59, died. “My best friend. He was a good man,” said Jolynn Miller, Robinson’s younger sister. She says Robinson was good with kids, a good cook and good at caring for people. “He took care of me…

  • animals Feb 21

    Richardson Girl Wakes Up to Raccoon in Her Bed

    A 10-year-old girl had a surprise slumber party with a raccoon who crawled into her bunk bed.

  • Dallas Feb 22

    Dallas Lawyer Gets 5 Years in Louisiana for Beating Woman

    A Dallas attorney has been sentenced to five years in a Louisiana prison for repeatedly punching his girlfriend, breaking her eye socket and knocking out a tooth. Willlie Richardson Joseph Jr., 33, of Dallas was sentenced Friday immediately after pleading guilty to one count of battery of a dating partner with serious injury, the Caddo Parish Distr...
  • Economy Feb 22

    Women Now Hold Key Positions in Central Dallas Business Groups

    Women now lead four Central Dallas business groups in a sign of growing gender equality in Dallas. They are not elected officials, but these women have been chosen for jobs that have power and influence over what’s happening in Dallas. They are leading a transition to a denser, more walkable urban core and they say they are doing so...

  • Fort Worth Feb 21

    1 Dead, 1 Injured in Fort Worth Crash

    Police were investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian accident Friday in Fort Worth. Two men were hit at about 4:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Riverside Drive. One was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was transported in serious condition to a local hospital. His injuries were not thought to be life-threatening, according to MedStar. The...
  • lone star politics Feb 21

    Coming Up on Lone Star Politics: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn on why he’s expecting a huge turnout for the Super Tuesday Texas Primary and the campaign manager for Democratic Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg on how they’re planning to move past a difficult debate debut. You can watch Lone Star Politics Sundays at 8:30 a.m. on NBC 5.

  • dallas isd Feb 22

    Dallas ISD Outlines Plan for Future Growth At Downtown Luncheon

    In a ballroom fit for a king, Dallas ISD put forth their best face. There was music from students at the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, Flowers from the floral program at Skyline High and those who came to this star-studded luncheon dined on cookies baked by culinary students and listened to student success stories. DISD heralded programs th...
  • south dallas Feb 21

    Dangerous North Texas Intersection Known as ‘Dead Man’s Curve’ To Be Removed

    Crews will begin work Friday to remove a dangerous North Texas intersection known as “Dead Man’s Curve.” The curve in South Dallas connects U.S. 175 with Texas 310 and allows drivers to enter Interstate 45. The Texas Department of Transportation says work on the traffic switch starts Friday at 8 p.m. and wraps up at 5 a.m. Saturday. Sou...
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