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2-year-old boy fatally shot by father, Dallas police say
A 2-year-old boy died Sunday night after he was shot by his father, Dallas police say. Officers were called about 9:15 p.m. after the boy's family brought him to Methodist Charlton Medical Center. It was not clear whether the boy died at the hospital or before he arrived. Police did not provide any
Dallas County DA-elect Creuzot says Amber Guyger should be charged with murder in Botham Jean shooting
Dallas County’s incoming district attorney said Sunday that former Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger should be charged with murder, not manslaughter, in the shooting of Botham Jean at his Cedars apartment.John Creuzot toldWFAA-TV (Channel 8)that murder would be the “most appropriate charge” based o
No injuries reported in southeast Dallas apartment complex fire
According to Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesperson Jason Evans, the 911 call for a structure fire at 8038 Chariot Drive went out at 5:19 p.m., when onlookers saw flames going through the roof of an apartment building.
Dallas police investigate stabbing inside Uptown apartment lobby
A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after his wife stabbed him at the Cantabria at Turtle Creek Apartments in Uptown early Saturday morning. Authorities responded to the 2800 block of Hood Street near Oak Lawn and Maple Avenues around 3 am. They found the man in the apartment lob
Man jailed after shooting UNT Dallas student during child custody fight on campus
Updated at 5:50 p.m. Sunday:Revised to include the suspect's identity and details of his criminal history.An argument over child custody ended in a shooting Saturday night at the UNT Dallas campus, with a student wounded and a suspect in custody.The shooting occurred shortly before 7 p.m. at the sch
National reaction to Cowboys win over Falcons: Leighton Vander Esch proves team right for drafting him over Calvin Ridley
Tom Fox/Staff PhotographerDallas Cowboys outside linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (55) returns a first quarter interception against Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sunday, November 11, 2018. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News)
Lady Beetles Swarm Dallas Neighborhood
"They were literally all over the house… hundreds of them," said Laura Lear, who lives in Preston Hollow.
Dallas Police asking for help to find a missing person
– Dallas, TX – The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Critical Missing Person Edgar Martinez. Mr. Martinez was last seen on November 17, 2018, at about 11:39 p.m., walking away from the 10000 block of Tokowa Drive in Dallas. He may be a danger to himself or ot
Firefighters Battle Blaze at Dallas Apartments
When firefighters arrived, they saw flames shooting through the roof of a two-story apartment building and called for more manpower, DFR said.
Denton Woman, Little Elm Man Killed in Head-On Crash
The two drivers, a 25-year-old Denton woman and a 24-year-old Little Elm man, were the only people involved, police said.
Dallas man admits to raping 14-year-old 'at least' 25 times, police say
A Dallas man was arrested Nov. 7 after a 14-year-old girl accused him of raping her multiple times over the past few years. Lisandro Leal (Dallas County jail) Lisandro Leal, 38, admitted to raping the girl at least 25 times, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. The girl told police that Lea
'They’re gonna kill me': Why did a man die in jail near Fort Worth as untrained guards watched?
Andy DeBusk’s family thought a night in jail might save him.It was Christmas Eve of 2016. He was in the Parker County jail in Weatherford, west of Fort Worth, coming down from a meth high. He called his mother to ask for bail money.Hoping a night in a cell would sober him up, his family decided to w
Dallas DA-elect on Amber Guyger: Murder 'most appropriate' charge in Botham Jean case
Incoming Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot said murder would be "the most appropriate charge" for Amber Guyger, the fired Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man, Botham Jean, at his apartment in September.
Dallas Man Stabbed in the Neck
The police are continuing to question the wife, the alleged stabber, as the investigation is ongoing.
29-year-old man missing from Pleasant Grove, police say
Dallas police are looking for a man who may be a danger to himself or others, officials said. Edgar Martinez, 29, was last seen at 11:39 p.m. Saturday night walking away from the 10000 block of Tokowa Drive near the intersection of Lake June Road and N. Master Drive, police said. Officials described
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Dave Boucher Covers:Investigations,Social Justice,PoliticsDave Boucher joined the investigative team at The Dallas Morning News in 2018 after four years as a reporter in Nashville. His work routinely appeared in USA TODAY, receiving local and national recognition. He is a graduate of Northwestern Un
Dak Prescott rewards Jerry Jones’ faith by propelling Cowboys to last-second win
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may have been overspeaking when he said before the game thathe wouldn’t trade quarterback Dak Prescottfor two first-round picks.Nevertheless, Prescott rewarded Jones’ faith by leading the Cowboys to a 22-19 victory against the Atlanta Falcons while continuing to give
Officials identify Texas teen found dead in Grapevine hotel bathroom
The victim was Creed Parrish, 15, a student at Abilene High, who was pronounced dead at 7:38 a.m. Friday at Embassy Suites by Hilton,2401 Bass Pro Drive, according to authorities and the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website on Sunday.
Amazon HQ2's lasting lesson for Dallas: You get what you pay for
In business, as in life, failure can be a fine teacher - for those willing to absorb the lessons. Last week, Amazon chose to put its second headquarters in New York City and Northern Virginia, near Washington. Dallas had been among 20 finalists for the so-called HQ2, one of the largest economic deve
Dallas police searching for missing 77-year-old woman who rides DART's Red line
The Dallas Police Department is searching for a 77-year-old woman who has been missing since she left a hospital Thursday in old East Dallas.Christine Folds has minimal communication abilities and a poor sense of direction, police said. She was last seen around 11 a.m. at Baylor University Medical C