ICYMI: Weekend Digest

In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019

Five talked-about stories from the previous week added each Saturday and Sunday

Street racing chaos, a FedEx truck smashing a fence and driving away and porch pirates caught on camera are some of the top stories of the week.
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To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories across North Texas, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit 5 stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with the most recent updates.

In our 5+5 format, we'll publish the first 5 on Saturday morning and the second 5 on Sunday.

McKinney Homeowner Captures Delivery Truck Smash Into Fence, Leave Scene

A McKinney homeowner says he is still stunned after a delivery driver drove into his fence and then drove off, leaving the scene. The video the homeowner posted to YouTube shows the driver of the FedEx truck backing up and driving away, leaving a hole in the side of the fence. Click here to read more about this story.

A McKinney homeowner says he is still stunned after a FedEx delivery driver drove into his fence and then drove off, leaving the scene.

Dallas Police Arrest Porch Pirates Caught on Camera

Dallas police arrested two people caught on camera taking packages from porches this holiday season. Altogether, Dallas police say Amanda King, 33, and Hassan Suileman, 29, stole 14 packages from nine Lake Highlands homes in broad daylight Thursday morning. Click here to read more about this story.

A man and woman are behind bars accused of stealing packages from homes in Lake Highlands.

Dallas Street Racing Takeover Caught on Camera

Cellphone video captured a dangerous street takeover event at the intersection of Davis Street and Hampton Road in Oak Cliff last weekend. Dallas police say they are reviewing the footage and investigating. Click here to read more about this story.

Cell phone video captured a dangerous street racing event in Oak Cliff this weekend that Dallas Police say is under investigation.

Budding Teen Scientist From Plano Working on Parkinson's Treatment

Anushka Sridhar, an 8th grader in Plano, is a budding scientist, who won the grand prize in her school's science fair. She created a device designed to lessen the tremors experienced by Parkinson's patients. Click here to read more about this story.

Anushka Sridhar, an 8th grader in Plano, is working on vibration therapy for Parkinson’s patients in her great-aunt’s memory.

Fort Worth PD ‘Blue Elves’ Surprise Holiday Shoppers

Fort Worth Police surprise Walmart shoppers by paying for holiday gifts, it was part of what officers dubbed 'Operation Blue Elves.' One mother of five called the $2,000 in help a 'holiday miracle.' Click here to read more about this story.

Fort Worth police officers surprise shoppers at Walmart by picking up the tab for Christmas.
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