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Armed security guard charged with murder after shooting, killing man who attacked him with wrench

Police say the security guard admitted to shooting his attacker as he ran away and, at one point, shot him again as he stood over his body.

MYTEXASDAILY.COM - 2018-11-16 20:03:00

Arlington mental hospital faces charges that it illegally detained patients

A North Texas hospital company violated state mental-health codes when one of its facilities illegally held patients, authorities say. A Tarrant County grand jury indicted SAS Healthcare Inc., also known as Sundance Behavioral Healthcare System, on nine charges Wednesday. Between March 2017 and July

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-11-15 22:31:00

Photo Tour: Grand Prairie 'Reimagines Recreation' With the Grand Opening of The Epic » Dallas Innovates

The City of Grand Prairie’s newest development, set to open this weekend, can be summed up somewhat ironically in one simple word: epic.

DALLASINNOVATES.COM - 2018-11-16 22:41:45

Murder Suspect Arrested In Irving

IRVING, TX -- The Dallas Police Department has apprehended and charged a 22-year-old man with murder following a search. Joseph Murrell Carmouche was arrested Tuesday in Irving and charged with murder in the death of Quincy Sibley, DPD wrote in a news release. Carmouche is being held at Lew Sterrett

PATCH - 2018-11-16 13:45:40

Report: Police in Dallas, Arlington, Elsewhere Are Boosting Rape Clearance Stats Without Making Arrests - D Magazine

Police departments in Dallas and Arlington, along with dozens of others across the country, are using a special kind of clearance for rape cases to make it appear as if they’re better at solving the crimes than they actually are, according toan investigation byProPublica,Reveal, andNewsy.

DMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-11-16 18:59:00

Dallas woman in coma after plastic surgery removed from life support

Editor's note:Earlier, the family provided information that Laura Avila was being taken off life support, but in a second update, they told WFAA that was no longer the case.

WFAA - 2018-11-16 02:08:17

Arlington, TX Restaurants Open for Business on Thanksgiving Day 2018

RestaurantPrimary PhoneHoursBoomerJack's Bar & Grill(817) 275-540010:30 am to 11 pmBoston's Restaurant & Sports Bar(817) 633-777310 am to 8 pmBuffalo Wings & Rings(682) 323-709911 am to 7 pmChamas Do Brazil Brazilian Steakhouse(817) 375-025012 noon to 9 pmDave & Buster's(817) 525-25014 pm to midnigh

ARLINGTON.ORG - 2018-11-16 13:00:00

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

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-11-16 17:30:47

Mark Cuban explains why Dallas wasn't selected as Amazon's HQ2 location

For obvious reasons, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was rooting for Dallas to be selected by Amazon as one of that behemoth electronic-commerce and cloud-computing company's HQ2 sites. The company announced a split between New York City and Northern Virginia. Cuban, after all, has been a vocal proponen

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-11-15 14:27:00

Trumpy Bear is real and shipped from a Dallas warehouse

A commercial of Trumpy Bear that went viral had people questioning whether it was a social media stunt. DALLAS - Inside a warehouse in Dallas' Desisgn District, the work is non-stop. Elliott Brackett has been in the direct response marketing business since 1990. His company Exceptional Products In

WFAA - 2018-11-16 01:54:00

Suspect in July Port Arthur homicide found hiding in car's trunk in Dallas by U.S. Marshals

The Port Arthur Police announced on their Facebook page that Joshua Darrelle Henderson, 30, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Dallas early Thursday morning after being found hiding in the truck of a car.

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-11-15 17:12:27

Murder suspect arrested 6 months after deadly robbery at Far East Dallas apartment

A man arrested on a murder charge is suspected in a May shootout triggered by a botched robbery at a Far East Dallas apartment, police said. Joseph Carmouche, 22, was taken into custody Tuesday in Irving, six months after the shooting death of Quincy Sibley, police say. Joseph Carmouche is being he

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-11-15 19:26:00

Man who escaped from Dallas County Jail captured in Pleasant Grove

An escaped inmate is back in the Dallas County Jail after escaping nearly a week ago.Police and Dallas County Sheriff's deputies arrested Raymond Aguero on Thursday night at an apartment in Pleasant Grove.The sheriff's office said he escaped last Friday by climbing over a gate at the back dock of th

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-11-16 14:25:00

Family wants more from cops after Dallas grandmother hit, killed by hearse

Dallas police said it was a horrible accident that left an elderly woman dead after she was hit by a hearse while crossing a street. The 78-year old grandmother survived for two weeks after the crash, but died on Oct. 5. Her family says the answers from the police department investigation do not go

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-11-16 01:14:00

Thanksgiving week in DFW includes Taco Festival, Trains, Motorcycles and Holiday Events - North Dallas Gazette

Texas Taco Festivalwill take place on Nov. 17 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Texas Live, in Arlington. Taco lovers can taste more than 75 kinds of tacos ($3 each) from restaurants and food vendors plus take part in taco-inspired events. The day includes live music, eating and costume contests, lawn games,

NORTHDALLASGAZETTE.COM - 2018-11-15 20:07:14

Incoming Dallas District Attorney Ready To Charge Amber Guyger For Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Botham Jean

On September 6, Guyger entered Jean's apartment, allegedly believing it was her own, and shot the St. Lucia native. Reports state the 30-year-old Dallas cop entered Jean's unit by accident and a half-dressed Jean was an intruder.

BLAVITY.COM - 2018-11-15 16:16:28

Texas Woman Undergoes Plastic Surgery that Leaves Her Practically Dead

A Texas woman traveled to another country, only to face the possibility of dying.Laura Avila, traveled to Mexico, in anticipation of receiving a nose job. But, what she didn’t anticipate was going into a coma. Avila, a real estate agent, flew to Ciudad Juarez in hopes that she could save a few dolla


Alexa 'apologizes' to Dallas and other rejected HQ2 cities

DALLAS - If you're upset about Amazon's decision to build its newest headquarters in New York and Virginia rather than Dallas, you don't need to go too far to get an apology. Amazon's Alexa will apologize to residents of the 17 finalists that missed the cut. Specifically, Dallas' message apologizes


Dallas woman is brain dead after traveling to Mexico for $138 nose job

Dallas real estate agent and soon-to-be married Laura Avila, 36, is currently on life support with severe brain damageThe singer and dancer jet-setted to Mexico for a cut-rate nose job late last monthThe appointment already started off a nightmare when Avila was administered anesthesia via her spine


Homeless man found dead, burned behind vacant strip mall in North Fort Worth

Homicide detectives are investigating after a man was found dead Wednesday morning, his body burned behind a vacant building in Fort Worth.Firefighters were dispatched shortly before 8 a.m. to the 2900 block of North Beach Street, a strip mall that once housed a smoke shop and a billiards hall.