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Southwest Flight To Dallas Turns Around After Human Heart Discovered On Plane
A flight from Seattle to Dallas Sunday evening had to turn back course after a human heart was discovered in the cargo hold. The heart was meant to be transferred to an area hospital in Seattle, but for whatever reason didn't make it off the plane. The plane had to quickly turn around and head back
Garland ISD’s 2018 AP results
Kimberly Caddell, director of Research, Assessment & Accountability, and Kristyn Edney, Advanced Academic Administrator, gave the Garland ISD Board of Trustees an executive summary of how students did in the spring 2018 Advanced Placement (AP) exams.
Why Cowboys' matchup vs. Colts shouldn't be considered a 'trap' game
Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and local college sports during a live chat Thursday. Here are some highlights.
Plano Now Has a Movie Theater You Can Bring Your Dog To
As you enter the lobby of one particular movie theater in Plano, you'll see all your favorite movie refreshments: soda and candy and dog treats. K9 Cinemas is the only theater designed specifically for dog owners to bring their pets along for a movie night.
Garland ISD recognizes safety resource officers
Once a month Garland ISD recognizes two GISD employees for their commitment and accomplishments with the Going the Extra Mile (GEM) award at a Board of Trustees meeting. At Tuesday night’s meeting they recognized two of their school resource officers – Officers Don Koerner and James Reed.
Facing blowback, Garland reconsiders how to implement $31.60-a-month jump in multifamily water rates
Making utility bills fair for all residents is proving tricky in Garland, where leaders are under fire for passing along a hefty rate increase to multifamily housing dwellers who didn't know they were getting a break in the first place.
A Southwest flight has to turn around after a human heart was left onboard
SEATTLE — On Sunday afternoon, a Southwest Airlines flight bound for Dallas made a hairpin turn over eastern Idaho and headed back for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The reason, the captain told passengers: Someone forgot to unload a human heart.
Where to play arcade games in Dallas-Fort Worth
The high-score board is back, the pinball tables have new lights, and arcades are officially cool again. While they once seemed to be going the way of Blockbuster Video, the popularity of dedicated homes for coin-operated video game machines has seen a shocking resurgence, thanks in large part to th
Garland ISD’s Greeting Card contest winner: Back fifth-grader a district winner
For more than 30 years, Garland ISD has hosted a Fifth Grade Greeting Card contest. Fifth-graders across the district submit holiday greeting card designs at their campus, and one design from each campus is chosen to be judged at the district level. A committee selected the top four designs this yea
Southwest Airlines flight turns around after crew members discover human heart onboard
A Southwest Airlines flight was forced to turn around after crew members found a human heart onboard that was meant to be delivered to a hospital. Southwest Airlines Flight 3606 was en route to Dallas from Seattle on Sunday when the heart was located on the plane, Seattle Fox affiliate Q13 News repo
Dog Movie Theater Opens In Texas
Is there anything better than watching a good movie with your best bud? Now, a new theater in Plano, Texas answers that question for you, allowing humans to bring their furry friends with them to the movies!
Garland ISD offers sneak peek of Winter Wonderland
The students at the Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center have been busier than Santa’s elves the past couple of weeks preparing for their second annual holiday event, which opens to the public on Saturday. This year’s theme is Winter Wonderland.
Human Heart Forgotten Onboard Dallas Bound Flight, Turns Around
DALLAS, TX -- A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Dallas Sunday had to turn around over eastern Idaho after someone forgot to unload a human heart allegedly intended for transplant. The flight had to return to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Sunday afternoon in order to deliver the organ, whi
Video: North Texas boy jumps from burning apartment to officers
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A police officer's body camera caught the moment a boy jumped from the second floor of a Dallas-area apartment into the arms of officers below. Video obtained by television station WFAA (Channel 8) shows Balch Springs Police officers trying to get inside the apartment bui
Recap: Kase's Hat Trick Leads Ducks to 6-3 Victory Over Dallas
ANAHEIM - Ondrej Kase picked a wonderful time to polish off the first hat trick of his young career. Kase's third goal of the night dramatically tied the game midway through the third period in an eventual 6-3 Ducks victory over the Dallas Stars at Honda Center. The goal ignited a four-goal flurry b
Texas theater allows owners to take their dog to the movies
PLANO, Texas - A theater in Texas is making the movies a furry family affair. Plano Profile reported that K9 Cinemas in Plano, Texas, opened Friday. The business is from Erik Lankford, who was frustrated that he couldn’t bring his dog to any theater.
2 men shot at Garland apartment complex
GARLAND, Texas - One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting at a Garland apartment complex. The victim, 51-year-old Leonardo Rodriguez, was found shot at an apartment near Jupiter Road and Walnut Street Monday night. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
UT Dallas bars ex-BU frat president after rape case plea deal
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A former BU fraternity president who escaped jail time after pleading no contest to a reduced charge of unlawful restraint has been barred from the campus of the University of Texas at Dallas, to which he transferred after he was expelled from Baylor.
Dallas County man admits to crime prior to execution
A Dallas County man has been executed nearly 25 years after his crime was committed. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, became the 13th inmate executed by the state of Texas on Tuesday at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit.
Ahead of Execution, Texas Inmate Apologizes to Woman He Raped After Killing Her Husband
A Texas inmate who was executed for murdering a newlywed during a 1993 robbery apologized to his victim’s widow, whom he raped after fatally shooting her husband. Doug and Lora White had only been married 10 days when, on Sept. 21, 1993, Alvin Braziel Jr. jumped out from behind a bush and demanded m