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  • Dallas 12 hours ago

    16-Year-Old’s Body Found in Park in Pleasant Grove

    The body of a 16-year-old was found in a park in Pleasant Grove Thursday morning, Dallas police said Saturday. Officers responded to reports of a body found at 375 N. Prairie Creek Road in Crawford Park at about 10:51 a.m. Thursday, police said. Police said the teen, identified Friday as Franklin Alexander Mercado, appeared to have died from “homicidal violence.”…

  • Dallas 12 hours ago

    Police Search for 2 Teens in Connection to 47-Year-Old Man’s Shooting Death

    Dallas police are asking for the public’s help to locate two teens in connection to the early January shooting death of a 47-year-old man. Dallas police said they were searching for Darrion Allen, 19, and Kam’Ron Leeks, 17, in the investigation into the Jan. 2 death of Anthony Lee Moss. The two teens robbed and shot Moss near the intersection…

  • Dallas 15 hours ago

    1 Injured in Dallas Road Rage Shooting

    A woman is injured after a road rage shooting on Central Expressway in Dallas Saturday afternoon, police say. The shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 75 and Forest Lane, Dallas police said. The woman was a passenger in a vehicle at which two men opened fire, police said. The driver of the victim’s...

  • Dallas Jan 25

    Dallas Police’s Starlight Program Produces Mixed Results

    Dallas Police hope the Starlight program will help deter and catch more criminals but results from the first two months of the program are mixed.

  • Renee Hall Jan 23

    Dallas Police Chief Explains, Defends Violent Crime Reduction Plan

    The city of Dallas recorded 210 homicides in 2019. As attention is focused on high crime numbers in Dallas last year, police Chief Renee Hall pointed out other numbers to highlight the department’s work.

  • Renee Hall Jan 23

    Dallas Police Chief Explains, Defends Violent Crime Reduction Plan

    The city of Dallas recorded 210 homicides in 2019. As attention is focused on high crime numbers in Dallas last year, police Chief Renee Hall pointed out other numbers to highlight the department’s work. “Last year, the officers made over 7,500 arrests,” Hall said. “They took about 2,800 guns off the street, about 8000 pounds of narcotics.” But a rise…

  • Dallas Jan 22

    Teen Dies From Injuries After Pleasant Grove Shooting

    An 18-year-old has died from injuries suffered in an early January shooting in Pleasant Grove, police say. Mark Anthony Lemmons, 18, was shot Jan. 4 while he was driving near the intersection of Military Parkway and Fair Vista Drive, Dallas police said. Lemmons was taken to an area hospital in critical condition, but died last week. Police have not provided…

  • Dallas Jan 21

    2 Hurt in South Dallas Shooting

    Two people were struck in a shooting in South Dallas Monday evening, police say. The incident happened in the 2900 block of Lenway Street at the corner Jeffries Street, Dallas police said. Police said two males, a 20-year-old and a 15-year-old, told them a dark gray Ford Taurus drove by and someone began to shoot. The men ran to a…

  • Dallas Jan 20

    Vigil Held for Teen Killed in Shooting at High School Basketball Game

    As Dallas inches closer to a dozen homicides in the New Year, family and friends of one of the latest victims gathered for a vigil Sunday night. Marc Strickland, 18, died Saturday due to injuries sustained after he was shot at a high school basketball game at Ellis Davis Field House. Strickland’s family and friends said his light went out…

  • Dallas Jan 20

    Vigil Held for Teen Killed in Shooting at High School Basketball Game

    As Dallas inches closer to a dozen homicides in the New Year, family and friends of one of the latest victims gathered for a vigil Sunday night.

  • Dallas Jan 20

    Father Shoots Son in Leg During Argument, Police Say

    A father shot his son in the leg during an argument Sunday in South Dallas, police say. The incident happened in the 2200 block of Marburg Street, Dallas police said. Police said during an argument, the son started to destroy property and then assaulted his father. The father then picked up a handgun and shot the son in the left…

  • Dallas Jan 19

    Teen Dies From Injuries Suffered in Shooting at High School Basketball Game

    The 18-year-old shot at a Dallas ISD basketball game last week died Saturday from his injuries, police say. Marc Strickland, who was taken to an area hospital in critical condition after the shooting at Ellis Davis Field House, died at about 2:59 p.m. Saturday, Dallas police said. Police said the charge against the 15-year-old arrested in connection to the shooting…

  • Rockwall police Jan 17

    Dallas Police Veteran Named Rockwall PD Chief

    A 28-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department will be Rockwall’s next police chief. Maj. Max Geron, who is serving as acting deputy chief of DPD, will take over the top job for the Rockwall Police Department on Feb. 17, according to the city. “Chief Geron brings a great attitude, skill set and broad range of experience, as well great…

  • Dallas Jan 15

    Dallas Police Union Concerns About Push for More Street Officers

    Dallas Police Union leaders have two concerns about the push to get more officers on the street. The largest Dallas Police Academy class of 82 recruits that started training in September shows the success the Dallas Police Department has had with recruiting. But field training requires that recruits be paired with an experienced officer with at least the rank of…

  • Dallas Jan 15

    Dallas Police Union Concerns About Push for More Street Officers

    Dallas Police Union leaders have two concerns about the push to get more officers on the street. The largest Dallas Police Academy class of 82 recruits that started training in September shows the success the Dallas Police Department has had with recruiting. But field training requires that recruits be paired with an experienced officer with at least the rank of…

  • Dallas Jan 15

    Family Questions Autopsy of Man Who Died 2 Months After He Was Shot With a Stun Gun

    The family of a man who died two months after Dallas police shot him with a stun gun is questioning how medical examiners say he died. A Dallas police officer used a stun gun to try to subdue Rashad Madden on May 28, 2019, after police said he pulled out a gun, crawled under a car and refused to drop…

  • Dallas Jan 14

    Dallas PD 2020 Crime Plan Draws City Council Attack

    The Dallas Police Chief’s plan to reduce violent crime in 2020 came under fire Monday at the first public presentation of the plan with the Dallas City Council. It was a meeting of the seven-member City Council Public Safety Committee, but all 15 members including Mayor Eric Johnson were there for the briefing. The plan includes a five percent reduction…

  • Dallas Jan 14

    Dallas PD 2020 Crime Plan Draws City Council Attack

    The Dallas Police Chief’s plan to reduce violent crime in 2020 came under fire Monday at the first public presentation of the plan with the Dallas City Council.

  • Dallas Jan 13

    South Oak Cliff Community Calls for Change, Action Following Field House Shooting

    Concerned community members gathered in Oak Cliff to address the shooting that took place Saturday night during a high school basketball game.

  • Dallas Jan 13

    South Oak Cliff Community Calls for Change, Action Following Field House Shooting

    Concerned community members gathered in Oak Cliff to address the shooting that took place Saturday night during a high school basketball game. The incident left an 18-year-old in critical condition. A Dallas ISD police officer working security for the game was also grazed by a bullet, but has since been treated and released from the hospital. A 15-year-old boy turned…

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