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Severe thunderstorm warning, tornado watch issued for parts of North Texas

Thunderstorms were passing through North Texas on Sunday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and bursts of hail in some locations. Johnson, Parker and Tarrant counties were under a severe thunderstorm warning until 4:15 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The storm continued heading northeas

WFAA - 2018-01-21 22:38:05

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Dallas Shootout Allegedly Tied to Drugs: Police

Published at 1:30 AM CST on Jan 22, 2018 | Updated 41 minutes ago Metro Video Services One person is dead and two others are injured following a shooting that may be drug related, Dallas police say. Dallas police responded to the 1800 block of Pratt Street after a gun battle, allegedly over drugs, l

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-01-22 07:30:25

1 dead, 2 wounded after gunfire erupts at suspected drug house in Central Oak Cliff

A man died and two others were wounded in what police described as a gun battle in a central Oak Cliff neighborhood late Sunday. Police were called to the 1800 block of Pratt Street about 11 p.m. Three people believed to be involved in the shooting were taken to Methodist Dallas Medical Center. One

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-22 12:58:43

North Texas sanctuary gets 2 white tigers housed illegally

WYLIE, Texas (AP) - Two white tigers housed illegally have been seized and placed in the care of a North Texas exotic animal sanctuary. Officials at the In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Educational Center in Wylie say Texas state wildlife officials contacted the sanctuary about 30 miles (48.28 ki

PLAINVIEW DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-21 15:44:22

Video: Garland clerk fatally shot in robbery gone wrong

GARLAND - A robbery gone wrong late Saturday night ended in the death of a convenience store clerk in Garland. Cops say they were flagged down by a pedestrian, who led them to the crime scene in the 4700 block of Broadway Boulevard. Store surveillance video shows two men trying to rob the clerk at g

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2018-01-22 17:09:39

Parker County Grass Fire Prompts Evacuations, Burns 200 Acres

Live video from Texas Sky Ranger will appear in the player above. From time to time the signal may go black -- this is normal and the video should return soon. A large grass fire in Parker County has consumed hundreds of acres, forced more than a dozen evacuations and the smoke plume is visible in G

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-01-22 19:41:38

One Killed, Two Wounded In Oak Cliff Shooting

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Two men are wounded and a third was killed in an Oak Cliff gunfight late Sunday night. Dallas Police say gunfire broke out at an apartment building on Pratt Street near Zang and Illinois around 11:00 p.m. Sunday. Police say one man died at the scene. Two others were wounded and

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-22 06:00:12

Serial rapist who made Allen teen hold sign saying she was his property gets life in prison

A serial rapist who met an Allen teenager online and encouraged her to run away to be with him was convicted of trafficking a child and sentenced to life in prison this week. Jason Strickland was sentenced to life in prison. (Dallas County Jail) Jason Strickland, 35, of Alabama was also convict


Watertown man accused of choking, punching woman

WATERTOWN - Watertown police on Saturday charged Cleo E. Vaughns, 23, of 143 N. Hamilton St., with third-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing and blood circulation. Mr. Vaughns was accused of grabbing Amber Payton by the throat and punching her in the face several times at 540 Factor

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-22 16:54:00

Two Watertown women accused of shoplifting at Watertown Walmart Supercenter

WATERTOWN - Two Watertown women on Saturday afternoon were accused of shoplifting at the Walmart Supercenter, 20823 Route 3. State police charged Aliyah A. Tweed and Malika L. Smith, both 21, with petit larceny, answerable in Watertown Town Court. Further details were not available. Thousands of rea

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-22 01:17:00

Fort Drum teen charged with DWI on I81 in Ellisburg

ELLISBURG - Colton M. Sullmyer, 19, Fort Drum, was charged by state police with driving while intoxicated and moving from a lane unsafely at 4:51 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 81 in the town of Ellisburg. His blood alcohol content was unavailable. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New Yor

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-22 16:55:00

Pair accused of stealing electronic items from Watertown apartment

WATERTOWN - Two people on Saturday were accused of stealing several electronic items from a city apartment. City police charged James R. Hall, 39, of 25824 O'Connor Road, Dexter, and Barbara M. Grieco, 61, of 105 Creekwood Drive, Apt. 6, with fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree burglary, a

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-22 13:15:00

Hundreds of Fort Drum workers furloughed as Congress nears deal to end shutdown

FORT DRUM - Hundreds of civilian employees at Fort Drum were placed on furlough today as Congress pushed toward a deal to end the three-day federal government shutdown. The furlough totals included about 200 of the 800 workers from the post's garrison side of operations. Julie Halpin, post spokeswom

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-22 21:42:00

Government shutdown sparks damage control, debate

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik answers questions during an event in April 2017 at the Lyons Falls Library. (Photo provided - Amanda Morrison, Watertown Daily Times) As the federal government shutdown enters its first day in full effect, a vote is planned to reopen the government while political leaders


No Raises For City Management Until Fire Contract Is Settled, Wa

A member of Watertown's city council wants to hold off on raises for city management until the contract with the firefighters union is settled. Mark Walczyk released a statement Monday proposing the city hold off increasing management salaries by 2 percent. City Manager Sharon Addison requested the

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-22 20:54:00

Crow Hazing In Watertown Monday & Tuesday

It's crow hazing time again -- two nights of it. Wildlife biologists from Loomacres Wildlife Management will be out in the city of Watertown Monday and Tuesday evenings to shoo crow flocks out of residential areas. Crows gather in large flocks around the city and cause problems for property owners.

WWNYTV.COM - 2018-01-22 16:26:00

Commission asked to repair or close portion of CR 33

On Jan.9, the Marengo County Commission held a meeting at the Marengo County Courthouse in Linden in which they discussed the closing of a portion of County Road 33. The road, which is about a mile east of Linden, has not been maintained in nearly 30 years. Landowners ask that the county either main


Mentoring program for teen-aged girls kicks off in February

Persist Until Something Happens (PUSH) is a mentorship program for girls ages 12-17 that will meet in a group session twice a week for one hour on Mondays and Thursdays. The program is open to girls ages 15-16 and will meet from 5-6 p.m. The first meeting will be an orientation from 5-6 p.m. on Feb.


Linden resident complains of pool hall noise

On Jan. 2, the Linden City Council held a meeting during which a resident voice concern over excessive noise from a local business. Resident Keith Jordan told the council that the noise coming from C&J Pool Hall often rattles the windows of his house and that "it's disturbing me and my family." Jord


FIRST ALERT: Snowy Alabama at midnight

The WSFA First Alert Weather team has declared a First Alert Weather Day for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning to give you advance notice of dangerous weather conditions. Snow continues to fall, and will keep falling for several more hours for central and east Alabama. The back edge of the snow i