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Frisco Man Facing Federal Charges Stemming from Murder-for-Hire Plot Over a Gas Station

FRISCO (WBAP/KLIF News) - A Frisco man is in jail on federal charges stemming from a murder-for-hire plot that involved his former business partner, a gas station and a kidnapping. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 69-year-old Eskandar Molavi allegedly asked a man who he thought was a pilot f

WBAP.COM - 2018-03-20 18:32:04

Dallas police officer accused of indecency with a child

A Dallas officer accused of indecency with a child was arrested Tuesday, police said. Terance Thompson was taken into custody by Red Oak police and faces a charge of indecency with a child sexual contact, Dallas police said. Thompson is an eight-year veteran with the department assigned to the leg

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 03:55:31

Texas Rangers Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting in Duncanville

The Texas Rangers have been called in to take over the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Duncanville Tuesday, It happened at about 2 p.m. in the 200 block of Martin Luther Circle. Police were called by a family member regarding a welfare concern for another family member. Officers w

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-21 04:54:25

Houston Tex-Mex restaurant chain flings its tortillas at Dallas

A Tex-Mex restaurant chain from the Houston area is coming to Dallas. Called Lupe Tortilla, it'll open its first location at 4535 Belt Line Rd. Addison in early 2019. The first Lupe Tortilla was opened by founder Stan Holt in 1983 in a house in Addicks, a town on the outskirts of Houston. His sons

CULTUREMAP.COM - 2018-03-20 19:26:48

This Dallas burger joint is a shrine to Texas legend Selena

Country Burger, a folksy eatery in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, celebrates the life of Selena Quintanilla all year long. The late Tejano singer, an icon of otherworldly proportions across Texas, is everywhere at the neighborhood burger stop. RELATED: Remembering Selena's Astrodome performance Manag

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-03-20 14:23:00

Duncanville officer responding to welfare call shoots person

A Duncanville officer shot a person Tuesday afternoon while responding to a welfare concern call, police said. Officers were called about 2 p.m. to the 200 block of Martin Luther Circle, near South Cockrell Hill Road, regarding a welfare concern for a family member. While there, an officer shot a

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 02:06:56

Arlington Police Release Video of Women After Purse Theft

Officials with Arlington Police Department are looking for two females after they were seen using a stolen check at a grocery store located in the 300 block of SW Plaza Shopping Center. Prior to that incident, police received a report of a purse theft that occurred in the 2400 block of E. Pioneer Pa

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-21 01:23:43

Lancaster police kill man who reportedly hit, dragged officer with vehicle

Lancaster police fatally shot a man Sunday night who reportedly struck and dragged an officer with his vehicle. Officers made a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Dewberry Boulevard, near West Pleasant Run, and made contact with the man who then put his vehicle in reverse and drove at officers, poli


2 Dead After Shooting, Head-On Collision in Dallas

Metro A man who was driving a car while wounded from a shooting struck another vehicle head-on, killing the other driver Sunday night in Dallas, police say. According to police, first responders were called to a reported shooting at the intersection of Scyene Road and Jim Miller Road at about 10:16


Gunshot victim causes fatal crash in Dallas

DALLAS - What began as an accident investigation in Dallas is now a homicide investigation. Dallas police the fatal crash happened Sunday around 10:30 p.m. A Dodge Charger was speeding on Scyene Road near Jim Miller Road in southeast Dallas. The driver of the Charger lost control and collided head-o

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 14:42:00

Huge distribution hub coming to Southwest Dallas

Developers are gearing up to build a huge warehouse project in far Southwest Dallas. First Industrial Realty Trust plans to develop the more than 1 million-square-foot industrial project on 82 acres on the south side of Interstate 20 on Mountain Creek Parkway. The $52 million speculative warehouse p

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-20 11:25:18

Cheap and Free Things to Do in Dallas This Week

Tuesday At Three Links, CoLab has a daunting weekly task: perform an improvisational hip-hop show. The Dallas collective combines funk, soul, R&B and hip-hop to create an unexpected fusion sound with its talented arsenal of musicians. But above all else, it prides itself on the "ass-shakin'" effect

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 09:00:00

Grand Prairie Police Investigating Box in Front of High School

NBC 5 News Police are investigating a "box of unknown origin" that was found at the front of Grand Prairie High School Monday morning, district officials said. The front of the school is blocked off as a precaution based on what is happening in Austin, district spokesman Sam Buchmeyer said. School i

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-19 14:37:43

Driver Killed by Police After Hitting, Dragging Lancaster Officer

71 Submit a Complaint Officer released from hospital Monday after being hit, dragged by driverPublished at 11:22 PM CDT on Mar 18, 2018 | Updated 4 minutes ago A man was shot and killed by Lancaster police after he struck and dragged an officer with his SUV following a traffic stop Sunday night, a


Democrat Elizabeth Frizell Decides Not To Ask For Recount In Narrow Dallas County DA Race

Elizabeth Frizell, a Democrat, stepped down as Dallas district court judge to run for the DA's office against fellow former judge John Creuzot (right). Christopher Connelly / KERA News The losing candidate in the Democratic primary for Dallas County district attorney says she will not request a reco

KERANEWS.ORG - 2018-03-19 18:43:15

Murder trial begins for gang member, ex-Euless Trinity lineman in killing of Hurst woman

In 2005, George E. Folau basked in the glory of a state football championship as a lineman for Euless Trinity High School. He was an all-district offensive tackle that year, and he graduated from Trinity in 2006. Monday afernoon, jury selection begins in Folau's murder trial in Criminal District Cou

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-19 17:52:00

Girl sexually assaulted by her manager at Dallas Long John Silver's, lawsuit alleges

A Dallas woman says her 16-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by a manager at a Long John Silver's in September while she was on the job, according to a lawsuit filed this week. Jeremiah Wayne Turner (Dallas County Jail) Jeremiah Wayne Turner, 28, was arrested Feb. 22 and charged with sexu


Body of Missing Man Found in Backyard Pool: Arlington Police

The body of a North Texas man who has been missing for three days was found Thursday evening, police said. Merlin Earl Butler, 67, was last seen early Monday morning near the independent living facility where he lived in the 1300 block of Quail Lane in Arlington. Butler's body was found in a backyar


Couple arrested after CPS home visit

Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit arrested a Weatherford couple following a CPS (Child Protective Services) home visit. The initial investigation stemmed from an anonymous tip about drug use inside the home where a child was staying. Deputies arrived at a residence in the 5300-block of


Dallas ready to party at 2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

Expect to see increased security at Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in Dallas. Dallas police say there are no known threats, but they still want people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the officers who will be deployed in the area. The grand marshal for this