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North Texas Health Officials Monitoring Coronavirus

With growing concerns over the coronavirus, including a suspected case in Brazos County near Texas A&M University, several local hospitals are adding to their screening process. Patients are being...

  • weather Jan 17

    Heavy Rain Causes Flooding Problems Thursday

    North Texas was drenched early Thursday morning and it led to flash flooding after a cold front moved into the region. Some areas have seen almost four inches of rain. The Fort Worth Police Department tweeted that it responded to two dozen accidents in a matter of two hours Thursday morning. MedStar Emergency Services said that there were 23 injury...
  • figure skating Jan 16

    North Texas Skaters Prepare to Defend Title

    When America’s best figure skaters take the ice at the U.S. National Championships next week, all eyes will be on a North Texas pair. Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc are the defending gold medalists in Pairs Skating. A year after they earned the title, the two are still getting used to it.  “Sometime when people announce it, we’re like.....
  • Dallas Jan 16

    Praise for Dallas Animal Services Improvements

    Dallas Animal Services won praise Wednesday from Dallas City Council members for removing more loose animals from neighborhoods and adopting more live animals from the city shelter. “This is really the first time I’ve felt like we’re going in the right direction,” Councilman Adam McGough said. It is a tremendous change from where Dallas was just fo...
  • Plano Jan 16

    Collin County Man Faces Child Porn Charge, 18TB of Data Seized

    A Collin County man is facing charges of possession of child pornography and possession with intent to promote child pornography after police say undercover officers caught him trying to traffic the illegal material online. Christopher Michael Chairez, 38, was arrested Jan. 9 and is facing both charges after investigators with the Collin County She...
  • Hurst Jan 16

    South Oak Cliff Basketball Player Meets All-Star Idol While Shopping for Prom Outfit

    Kylon Owens thought he would be one of many getting outfitted for prom at JCPenney’s in Hurst on Wednesday morning. Instead, the 6-foot-10-inch South Oak Cliff basketball player was the center of attention. That’s saying something, considering former NBC All-Star, Shaquille O’Neal was there to help style the teenager. “I fee...
  • Fort Worth Jan 15

    Man Charged With Killing Sister’s Boyfriend After Night Filled With Drinking, Fighting

    A Fort Worth man is in jail, accused of fatally shooting his sister’s boyfriend during an evening where the three drank and argued inside her Fort Worth residence, police say. According to an arrest warrant affidavit, 23-year-old Clifford Jon Morris was drinking with his sister, 28-year-old Brandi Morris, and her boyfriend, 30-year-old Greg M...
  • prosper Jan 16

    Prosper ISD Investigating Racial Slur

    Prosper ISD is investigating a racial slur that was posted inside the bathroom of Prosper High School on Monday. In the days since, photos of the slur have circulated on social media. “On my snapchat people were talking about how there is no need to be doing that and it’s really ignorant to be doing those things in 2020,” student…
  • RSV Jan 16

    Oklahoma Baby Remains on Life-Support at Dallas Hospital Due to RSV

    An Oklahoma baby is fighting for his life after battling the highly contagious and common RSV. Two-month-old Jakobi Garland remains on life support at Medical City Children’s in Dallas after initially coming down with a cough last week. His parents, Destiny Dodson and Jacob Garland said they first visited the pediatrician, then made a late-night ru...
  • Dallas Jan 15

    Fired Employee Threatens Coworkers and Restaurant Customers With Sword

    Dallas police have arrested a man who they say threatened his former coworkers and customers with a sword. 28-year-old Vincent Briceno is currently in the Dallas County Jail. According to police he was fired from the Paradiso restaurant in the Bishop Arts neighborhood on Monday. Investigators said he then became enraged and picked up a sword that&#...
  • Fort Worth Jan 15

    Fort Worth Renames 28th Street After Activists Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta

    A stretch of Texas 183 will be renamed after Hispanic civil rights leaders Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta, the city confirms. The resolution put forth Tuesday renames the section of NE 28th Street/Texas 183 from Beach Street west to Main Street in honor of Chavez and the section of NW 28th Street/Ephriham Avenue/Texas 183 from Main Street west to ...
  • Rockwall Jan 15

    Bus Driver Arrested, Accused of Taking Improper Video of Students

    Investigators in Rockwall say they have arrested a Rockwall Independent School District bus driver. 43-year-old Michael Paul Smith is facing charges of invasive visual recording. Officers said Smith used his personal electronic device to take improper video of students as they were entering and exiting the bus. The school bus was also equipped with...
  • Fort Worth Jan 15

    Fort Worth Animal Shelter at Capacity, Offering Discount Adoptions

    The Fort Worth Animal Shelter is at capacity and is offering $10 adoptions for all pets. Shelter staff posted on Facebook Wednesday morning that they have a full house due to a “dramatic intake of dogs — in the first two weeks of January more than 600 dogs have landed at the shelter!” To help ease the burden, the shelter…...
  • Texas news Jan 16

    Texas Inmate Executed for Killing Wife in 2005

    A Texas inmate with a history of violence against women was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting his wife, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive. John Gardner, 64, received a lethal injection at 6:30 p.m. CST at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the January 2005 slaying of Tammy Gardner. Prosecutors said the...
  • dallas isd Jan 15

    Dallas ISD Puts New Safety Plan in Place

    The Dallas ISD put its new amped-up security plan in place last night to keep students and fans safe at sporting events. It was a quick response to the shooting during a basketball game last weekend that left a former student critically hurt. Corbett Smith from The Dallas Morning News joins us.

  • #SomethingGood Jan 15

    #SomethingGood : 11-Year-Old Battling Heart Failure Gets Ride of A Lifetime

    Something Good happened for an 11-year-old with heart failure all thanks to the people at Park Place Dealerships McLaren Dallas. “Cory’s interest in cars started pretty much when he was born. He likes anything with engines that goes fast,” Cory’s mom Penny Haskins said. Unfortunately, their family has been in and out of Children’s Health in Dallas ...
  • Dallas Jan 16

    Man Fatally Shot Outside Oak Cliff Apartment Wednesday Morning

    A man was shot and killed early Wednesday outside an Oak Cliff apartment building. Dallas police said officers were called at about 8:15 a.m. to the Hampton Terrace Apartments on the 5000 block of S. Hampton Road, near Hampton and Marvin D. Love Freeway. It was there officers found a man on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound. The…...
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