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Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


Nearly 2,000 people take part in 'The Big Event' in Grand Prairie

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Nearly 2,000 people took part in a citywide clean-up effort in Grand Prairie on Saturday. City Council Member Jorja Clemson helped launch the project called “The Big Event,” which is a massive one-day service project to help those in need.


Woman Dies After Attack by Her Own Dogs Outside Animal Hospital

A woman died from her injuries after her own two dogs mauled her outside an animal hospital in Irving Saturday morning, police say. Police shot and killed the dogs when they arrived because the pets would not allow authorities to come close to the owner, police say.


Grand Prairie Pressing Forward With City Wide Service Day Rain or Shine

A lot of people in Grand Prairie are hoping the weather will cooperate Saturday -- at least for a few hours -- as they prepare to do some real good in their community. The city's second annual "Big Event" kicks off at 9:00am in the parking lot of South Grand Prairie High School.


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


Real Deals: Florida developer buys 23 acres in Grand Prairie

Vanguard Real Estate Advisors, a Dallas-based advisory and capital markets firm, announced the sale of a 23-acre multifamily development site located along Bardin Road just east of Great Southwest Parkway in Grand Prairie.


Police: Son Shot 50-Year-Old Father At Fort Worth Home

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A man has been arrested after he shot his 50-year-old father during a fight Saturday at a home in Fort Worth, police say. According to police, the shooting happened in the 1800 block of San Rafael Street at around 4:10 p.m. where people were reportedly fighting.


Something Good: Grand Prairie Girl, 18, Wins State Honor, Scholarship

Joan Mwangangi spent spring break in Austin rubbing elbows with some of the state's powerful legislators and earning a scholarship while being named the Boys and Girls Clubs Texas Youth of the Year. It was a moment to remember for a girl born more than 8,000 miles away.


Man crashes stolen Corvette during police chase on I-35

DALLAS - A chase in Dallas early Saturday morning ended with a crash and an arrest. Deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office tried to pull over the driver of a red Chevy Corvette at about 2 a.m. along I-35 and Continental Ave., near downtown Dallas.


ICE frees 'Dreamer' flight attendant, a Texas A&M grad, who was locked up after Mexico flight

Updated at 4:55 p.m. with comments from afternoon news conference. A flight attendant who grew up in Dallas was released Friday afternoon from an immigration detention center after six weeks facing potential deportation following a trip abroad for her job.


Deep Ellum Bar Closed for the Weekend After Bartender Arrest, Social Media Fury

High and Tight Barber Shop and Bar in Deep Ellum is closed for the weekend, according to its owners, following two days of social media rage against the business following an alleged assault by one of its employees on Thursday.


North Texas woman fatally mauled by dogs as she visits them in quarantine

A woman was fatally mauled by her two pit bulls in Irving Saturday morning, police said. The woman was visiting her dogs at the O’Connor Animal Hospital where the dogs were quarantined after biting someone, according to Irving police.


Suspect Caught On Camera Stealing Package, Mail At Dallas Home

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A suspect was caught on camera stealing a package and mail from a home in northwest Dallas earlier this week, and police need help finding him. Police say the theft happened at around 1 p.m. last Monday at a home in the 10000 block of Gooding Drive. The theft was captured on th


WATCH: Texas Bartender Arrested After Brutal Assault of Black Woman Over Parking Dispute

A brutal assault over parking in the Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas caught on-camera lead to the arrest of a bartender named Austin Shuffield. Witnesses watched in horror as Shuffield attacked the 24-year-old victim Wednesday night.


Police promise a 'thorough' investigation into 'deeply disturbing' attack caught on video in Deep Ellum

Dallas police said Saturday they continue to investigate a Deep Ellum attack that left a woman hospitalized and a bartender in jail — and found video of the confrontation "deeply disturbing."


Source: Cowboys get safety Iloka on 1-year deal

FRISCO, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' flirtation with the safety spot this week has landed them George Iloka, who agreed to a one-year deal Saturday, a source told ESPN. The Cowboys had made safety one of their targets in free agency. Though six-time Pro Bowler Earl Thomas had been the subject of rum


Grapevine resident trades wings for wheels

Fred Vincent spent most of his time in the sky before turning heads in his 1976 Ford Mustang II Cobra. Vincent, 71, worked for the Commemorative Air Force as an airshow pilot flying B-25 bombers with a multi-engine land rating.


Abatement process turns upside down; owner jailed on Dallas warrant

The ongoing saga of the damaged historic building on the Montague County Courthouse Square continues to twist and turn as the “new owner” reportedly turned back the deed to the “previous owner,” who was arrested Tuesday in front of the building on an unrelated warrant.


The 5 best movies screening around Irving this week

In the market for high-caliber entertainment? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Irving. Read on for the highest rated films to catch, based on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer Score, which reflects the opinions of hundreds of film


Police Search for Alleged Burglary Suspect in North Oak Cliff, Kessler Park

Police need help identifying an alleged burglary suspect seen in the North Oak Cliff and Kessler Park areas. According to Dallas police, at 9:25 a.m. and 9:35 a.m., a Latin male who may be 30-40 years old was seen on a victim’s property and stole something. The man was seen on home surveillance vide