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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

Gun with 30-round magazine, drugs and cash seized in Arlington traffic stop

A 21-year-old Mansfield man is in jail after police say they seized drugs, cash and a gun with a 30-round magazine in a traffic stop he was involved in Monday night in Arlington. Brian Xavier Williams was pulled over in the 900 block of West Sublett Road, Arlington police spokesman Christopher Cook

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-21 12:31:00

Dallas Police Seek Help to Identify Man Caught Stealing Package

Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who allegedly stole a package that had been delivered to a Dallas home. The incident occurred on March 14 at 4:20 p.m. in the 4200 block of Throckmorton Street, according to Dallas police. The surveillance video shows the male picking up the

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-21 03:18:18

Authorities investigating suspicious box at Grand Prairie High School

Authorities were investigating after a suspicious box was found outside Grand Prairie High School on Monday morning. Grand Prairie ISD spokesman Sam Buchmeyer told KXAS-TV (NBC5) that the front entrance of the school was blocked off as a precautionary measure while police worked to clear a "box of u


He once duped jailers to escape Colorado lockup. Years later, he's jailed in Fort Worth

A 44-year-old Texas man released in 2016 after serving time for murder and attempted capital murder in Bexar County was back in jail Wednesday in Fort Worth. Jail records identified the parolee as Steve Cabello, who in 1998 duped deputies at the Denver County Jail in Denver, Colo., by switching iden

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-21 16:13:00

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

Arlington Costco evacuated over suspicious package

An Arlington Costco was evacuated Tuesday afternoon on the report of a suspicious package. An Explosive Ordinance Disposal team from the fire department responded to the call around 4 p.m. According to Lt. Mike Joiner, a suspicious package was reported inside of the store. After evacuating and check

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2018-03-20 22:30:43

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

Fort Worth couple opens 'pay what you can' restaurant featuring great food, no prices

The busiest tables at lunch in Fort Worth these days may be at a new place called Taste Community Restaurant. That's because some of the best food in town is served here, yet some people don't even pay for their meals. And that's fine with the owners. Opened on the Near Southside last December, the

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

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

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug, Weapons Bust In Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - When an Arlington Police officer pulled a young man over for a traffic violation Monday night, the officer discovered much more going on. Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson tweeted about the incident that led to the recovery of marijuana, Xanax, $400 in case and a 9m

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 16:11:15

Fort Worth Police Investigating Toddler's Death

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - Fort Worth police say its Crimes Against Children Unit is investigating after a toddler died last weekend. His cause of death is still listed as pending. Two-year-old Saiden Robertson lived at the Park Place Apartments in Fort Worth. Saiden Robertson Neighbors say they wan

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 19:58:24

Another explosion reported in Austin

Another explosion was reported Tuesday evening in Austin, officials said. Police, fire and EMS officials responded to the 9600 block of Brodie Lane, near West Slaughter Lane, in south Austin where one person was reportedly injured, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. The severity of the injurie

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 00:24:28

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


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

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


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


WATCH IMPLOSION: Fort Worth Westchester high rise to come down

The 12-story Westchester Plaza building in Fort Worth is set to come down around 8 a.m. Sunday. The 12-story Westchester Plaza building in Fort Worth is set to come down around 8 a.m. Sunday. On your mobile device? Click here to watch the building implosion. The building located at 8th and Pennsyl


Teen who used 'affluenza' defense set for release April 2

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A 20-year-old who as a teenager used an "affluenza" defense regarding a drunken-driving wreck that killed four people is set to be released April 2. Ethan Couch has served almost two years in jail for a revoked probation and is to be freed from the Tarrant County Jail in For

YOURCONROENEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 23:59:59