GRANDSON ACCUSED OF PUSHING GRANDFATHER OFF ROOF
A grandson accused of causing his grandfather to fall from a roof to his death has been charged with aggravated assault, Fort Worth police said. The men were on the roof of a house Monday when they got into an argument, and police said Myron Wilson pushed 81-year-old Claude Downey off the roof. Downey later died from his injuries and now the charge against Wilson could be upgraded to murder, police said.
2 MOMS ACCUSED OF EXPOSING KIDS TO MARIJUANA SMOKE ARRESTED
Two mothers accused of smoking marijuana in front of their children have been charged with child endangerment, Dallas police said. Ebony Jeanne Woods, 32, and Destiny Degrate, 18, were arrested at an apartment complex in the 3700 block of Legendary Lane in south Dallas. The officers showed up after neighbors called police to report that they could smell marijuana smoke. The officers found a large stash of marijuana inside a diaper bag, police said. Two babies and a toddler were taken to a hospital to be examined and then released to relatives as CPS starts an investigation, KRLD reports.
JURY TO DECIDE TEEN'S PUNISHMENT IN KATY TRAIL ATTACK
A Dallas jury will decide the punishment today for the teenager found guilty of aggravated robbery. Jose Torres faces prison for up to five years or probation. Elizabeth Prezio suffered a broken collarbone and pelvis when Torres attacked her on the Katy Trail and stole her iPod and cell phone back in 2007.
21 DPD OFFICERS DISCIPLINED FOR BREAKING PURSUIT RULES
Out of the nearly two dozen Dallas police officers were faced disciplinary hearings Thursday for their role in a 2008 police chase that left an officer injured, only one officer was exonerated. Thirteen officers received one-day suspensions, six received two-day suspensions, and one officer was suspended for three days. Assistant Chief Floyd Simpson said said the violations included turning off the dashboard camera, leaving other duties and basic violations of the pursuit policy. Read this story on NBCDFW.com.
THIEVES STEAL POLICE OFFICER'S GUNS, BADGE
Everman police an officer's badge, two guns and bulletproof vest have been stolen. Officer James Spradley's truck was burglarized in a restaurant parking lot. Everman police said they are afraid the thief might try to impersonate an officer. Read this story on NBCDFW.com.