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Arrest warrant issued for Dallas Catholic priest

DALLAS - A judge has finally issued an arrest warrant for an accused Catholic priest from Dallas. Fr. Edmundo Paredes allegedly sexually assaulted teenage boys years ago at St. Cecelia Catholic Church in Oak Cliff. A new alleged victim just recently came forward.


Dallas lawmaker proposes bills to tighten oversight of natural gas providers in wake of deadly explosion

DALLAS — A Dallas lawmaker has filed 11 bills seeking to hold natural gas companies like Atmos Energy more accountable to the public and to force the Texas Railroad Commission to do a better job of overseeing the industry it regulates.


Dunkin' Donuts To Offer Free Coffee All Month In Dallas Area

DALLAS, TX -- Dunkin' Donuts will offer guests a free medium hot or iced coffee at its three newest restaurants around Dallas through Jan. 31. The three new restaurants include:


Nude club must be closed after shootings, 2 of them fatal, Dallas mayor pro tem says

When a man was shot to death New Year's Day outside a northwest Dallas strip joint it wasn't the first time violence broke out at the all-nude club. It wasn't even the first deadly shooting associated with XTC Cabaret, on Interstate 35E between Regal Row and Mockingbird Lane.


Video Released Of Crash Between 2 Irving Police Motorcycle Officers

IRVING, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Irving Police released video Wednesday of two police motorcycles crashing on each other after the officers pulled out to stop two different traffic violators.


The fastest growing jobs in Texas over the next five years have nothing to do with oil and gas

Home health, nursing and renewable energy jobs top the list of fastest growing jobs between now and 2023, according to a study by CareerBuilder. Considering Dallas is home to many Fortune 500 companies like Exxon, McKesson and AT&T "it is clear there will be a plethora of opportunity for job seekers


MLK was born 90 years ago, and activities honoring his life are underway across Dallas

Activities commemorating what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 90th birthday are underway. The federal holiday honoring the civil rights icon, who was born Jan. 15, 1929, is Monday.


Top 5 Deadliest Roads in Dallas

McGilberry & Shirer, LLP have developed a dashboard that reveals crash fatality data throughout Texas. The dashboard uses newly released datasets by the NHTSA Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and cleanly breaks down motor vehicle crashes across Texas.


1 person injured in shooting at Cityplace DART station

DALLAS — One person was injured in a shooting at the Cityplace/Uptown DART station in Dallas on Wednesday evening, officials said. The shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. on the mezzanine level at the station, which is a level above the train platform, DART spokesman Morgan Lyons said. The Cityplace/U


Where to Find the Best Fish and Chips in Dallas

An experience at Fish & Fizz made me realize I didn't understand the dish. So I tried as many as I can. These are my favorites. It was dark and drizzly the evening I ventured up to Fish & Fizz. Some may call it “ideal fish and chips weather.” I prefer “a nuisance to drive in weather.” I pulled into


Nearly 500 pounds of marijuana discovered in RV destined for Dallas

DALLAS, Texas — Nearly 500 pounds of marijuana was discovered in an RV that was traveling from California to Dallas, Texas, on Sunday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.


Events scheduled throughout DFW to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Throughout DFW many are taking time out to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who would have turned 90 years old on Jan. 15. The city of Dallas has scheduled several events in addition to the popular parade on Monday. A few are listed below and more can be found here. Below are ju


Police Seek Suspect Seen Stealing From Store In South Dallas

DALLAS, TX -- The Dallas Police Department is asking for help identifying a thief seen on surveillance video Aug. 26 in South Dallas. At about 9:50 p.m., a man between the age of 25 -35, wearing a "Bob Marley" shirt, and black pants entered the 7-Eleven at Keist Boulevard and Polk Street, DPD said i


Dallas has a plan to work with developers to increase affordable housing

Experts, social service providers and city officials agree: A big key to turning the tide on generational poverty in Dallas is access to more affordable housing for the thousands of residents who need it. The city of Dallas' comprehensive housing plan says the city needs 20,000 additional affordable


South Dallas Man Wakes Up In Time To Escape Fire Caused By Space Heater Too Close To Curtains

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An electric space heater running too close to curtains resulted in a house fire just before midnight, causing significant damage to a man’s home. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to the 911 call about the fire at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 2700 block of Llewellyn Avenue in South Dal


More than 5,000 immigration court dates canceled in Texas due to government shutdown

The longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history has resulted in more than 5,000 canceled immigration court dates in Texas. For immigrants who have been waiting months or years to get into a judge’s courtroom to plead their cases it means more waiting -- or that their cases could collapse, co


Take Your Photo With Game of Thrones Iron Throne in Dallas

Winter is here in Dallas, and so is the Iron Throne!. Game of Thrones fans hanging around downtown Dallas have the chance to take what is theirs, for Instagram at least: A replica Iron Throne now dominates the lobby of AT&T’s corporate headquarters on 208 S Akard St. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday thr


Man claiming to be God leads police on low-speed chase from Garland to northeast Dallas

Updated at 6 p.m.: Revised throughout with additional information. Officers pursued a minivan through Garland and into northeast Dallas when the driver fled during an attempted traffic stop Tuesday afternoon.


History says Mavs give up on point guards too quickly, and Dennis Smith Jr. might just be next in line

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered your questions during a recent live chat. Here are some highlights, edited for clarity:


Former Dallas DJ Kitti Jones after 'Surviving R. Kelly': They're believing us

FORT WORTH, Texas — To go on national television, sharing the darkest moments of your life, is terrifying. But Kitti Jones did it, and there’s a good chance you saw it. "We knew it was going to be a big deal," said Jones, of the Lifetime documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" that debuted this month.