PLANO MAN KILLED AT TEMP AGENCY
One person is dead and another is in police custody after an early-morning fatal shooting at a commercial day labor business in Plano. Police said two men got into a fight inside Labor Ready on Jupiter Road and Park Boulevard at about 5:30 a.m. Thursday. One of the men pulled a gun and fatally shot the other. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
POLICE SEEK ID OF SUSPECTED BANK ROBBER
Dallas police are asking for the public's help identifying a woman suspected of robbing a Wells Fargo Bank. Police said on Dec. 16, 2008, at about 4:25 p.m., the woman entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 11701 Plano Road, approached the teller and demanded cash. After the teller complied, the woman fled. Click here to read this story and see the photo on NBCDFW.com.
88-YEAR-OLD LATEST VICTIM IN STRING OF FW ROBBERIES
An 88-year-old woman is the latest victim in a string of robberies that have involved elderly residents in Fort Worth, police said Thursday. The woman, who did not want to be identified, said her purse was snatched on Wednesday "in broad daylight" at the Southwest Fort Worth senior citizens complex she lives in near Hulen Mall. Click here to read this story on NBCDFW.com.
DETENTION OFFICER ACCUSED OF USING EXCESSIVE FORCE
A Haltom City detention officer accused of using excessive force against a detainee has been place on administrative leave with pay, officials said Thursday. The Haltom City Police Department said it is conducting an investigation into the incident that occurred in the Haltom City Detention Center on Tuesday. The detention officer and the detainee were treated for minor injuries that resulted from the incident.
COUNTERFEIT CHECKS BEING PASSED AT JOHNSON COUNTY STORES
The Johnson County Sheriff's Department said someone is passing phony checks around the county. Investigators said the counterfeit checks are being used at retail stores and appear to be from XTO, Devon or Chesapeake Energy. The sheriff's department said the checks are easily recognizable as fakes because they are printed in standard format, like a personal check, instead of the larger size of a company or corporate check.