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Larry Casto Drops Out of Dallas Mayor Race

Former Dallas city attorney Larry Casto dropped out of the Dallas mayor's race and endorsed Mike Ablon Friday. A release from Ablon's campaign said Casto shared Ablon's vision for making Dallas neighborhoods stronger.

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Discounts and Free Stuff for North Texas Federal Employees

For federal employees — many going without pay — some North Texas venues are offering free admission and free fun. You can read more about this from our media partners at the Dallas Morning News by clicking here.Find where federal employees can find free beer, free movies, $1 burgers and more.

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Arlington police release footage showing fatal shootout during traffic stop

Arlington police have released dash- and body-cam footage of the moments leading up to the shootout during a traffic stop last week that left one man dead and an officer seriously injured.

DALLAS NEWS

Dallas County jail gets passing marks in new sheriff's first year

When state jail inspectors arrived Monday in North Texas, they saw an ambulance waiting outside the Dallas County jail. A jailer had been assaulted by an inmate and needed medical attention. That wasn't a good sign, said Shannon Herklotz, assistant director of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards.

DALLAS NEWS

Police chase robbery suspect into Tarrant County, back to Dallas County. 3 in custody

Law enforcement units in Dallas chased a robbery suspect into Tarrant County and then back into Dallas County, according to Star-Telegram media partner WFAA-TV. After about a 15 minute chase, three people were taken into custody after the driver stopped near a field, according to scanner traffic and

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Dallas County Judge Denies Bond for Sini Mathews

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – A Dallas County judge has decided not to lower the bond for the Richardson woman accused of child abandonment in connection with the death of her adopted daughter.

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Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew

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C-Mart healthy, ready to roll in Rangers' 'pen

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Rangers pitcher Chris Martin sustained a freak injury on June 13, when he rushed out of the visitors' bullpen to join a fracas at home plate between teammate Robinson Chirinos and Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp.

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Officials warn of scammers posing as Dallas County court staff to ask for money

The Dallas County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of scammers posing as court staff to ask for payment for outstanding court costs or fines. Multiple people have reported getting phone calls in which the caller says they are calling from Dallas County Court at Law No. 1, then asks for the pers

DALLAS NEWS

Man Dead After Being Hit By Vehicle On Highway In Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle on a highway in Fort Worth early Friday morning. The crash happened at around 5:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes of U.S. 287 near Riverside Drive.

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She was found unresponsive in her Tarrant County jail cell and died the next day

Authorities are investigating the death this week of a 37-year-old Haltom City woman found unresponsive inside the Tarrant County Jail. Jennifer Espinoza had been indicted in June on a charge of possessing a controlled substance (methamphetamine) with intent to deliver.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM

“The Book of Mormon” Returns to North Texas

“The Book of Mormon,” which played record-breaking runs in Fort Worth and Dallas, returns to North Texas for limited engagements Jan. 22-27 at Bass Performance Hall, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth; and Jan. 29 through Feb. 3 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, presented by Dallas Summer Musical

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Mother outraged over school attack in Mansfield

ARLINGTON, Texas — A high school fight caught on camera is raising questions for one Mansfield mother whose son appeared to take punch after punch from a classmate. “And be punching a fellow student like this? What are the teachers doing?” said Bola Afolabi, mother of Bisade Afolabi, a 17-year-old s

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Here’s Where We’ll Be In The Streets This Week DFW: 1/21 – 1/27

Here’s where we’ll be in the streets this week DFW! Pull up on us. MLK Day Parade @ 6 am – Location: 2922 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, TX 75215. Fort Worth Stock Radio Show @ 4 pm – Location: Will Rogers Coliseum at 3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

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Sting is coming to Texas this summer

Sting is heading to Texas this summer. The singer is set to headline the first-ever KAABOO Texas set for May 10th to 12th at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium. The Killers and Kid Rock will also headline the three-day fest, which also features Lynyrd Skynyrd, The B-52s, Joan Jet and the Blackhearts, The Engl

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McKinney couple arrested in southeast Texas in connection with indecency with a child investigation

McKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney couple was arrested in southeast Texas last week in connection with a McKinney investigation for indecency with a child, police announced earlier today.

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Woman found dead in Fort Worth home with kids inside

FORT WORTH, Texas - Police in Fort Worth are looking for the man they say shot and killed a woman early Friday morning. Authorities say the woman found dead inside a house in the 6000 block of McKaskle Drive. She had been shot several times. They also say three children were inside at the time, but

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2 men injured in shooting, officer involved in wreck while responding at Fort Worth Home Depot

Two men were injured after firing upon each other, and a police officer was injured in a crash while responding to the shootings Thursday night in Fort Worth. The incident happened around 9:43 a.m. outside a Home Depot in the 7900 block of Interstate 35W in south Fort Worth. It started with an argum

DALLAS NEWS

Fort Worth Stock Show Cancels All Western Parade Due to Weather

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo has canceled the yearly "All Western Parade" due to the threat of excessive winds. Stock Show officials decided due to the extreme conditions expected to hit Fort Worth at the same time as the parade, spectators, participants and livestock would be unsafe.

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Dallas Police Searching For “Critically” Missing 25 Year Old

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Dallas are asking for help locating a critically missing woman. Investigators say it was around 4:00 a.m. Friday when Meosha Willis was last seen walking near Baylor University Medical Center in the 3500 block of Gaston Avenue.

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