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Southlake Carroll Hires New Football Coach

NBC 5 News The son of a onetime Southlake Carroll High School football coach will take his father's former job, NBC 5 has confirmed. Riley Dodge, the offensive coordinator at Justin Northwest, is the son of Todd Dodge, the popular Carroll coach for six seasons beginning in 2000. Riley Dodge also led

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-23 22:36:25

Police arrest capital murder suspect seen tossing victim's jewelry

Police conducted a welfare check at that address, where they found, Lu Thi Harris, an 81-year-old Asian woman, murdered. DALLAS -- A suspect wanted for other crimes in North Texas now faces a capital murder charge, according to police. Police had been monitoring Billy Kipkorir Chemirmir, 45, on a

WFAA - 2018-03-23 03:09:00

2 men shot on basketball court at Mesquite gym

Two men were shot Friday afternoon on the basketball court of a Mesquite gym. Mesquite police said they received a call around 1:21 p.m. that a man had been shot at the Fitness Connection at 2021 N. Town East Blvd, but found two victims when they arrived. One man was transported to a nearby hospital

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-23 19:59:28

County sick leave pool strong - The Kaufman Herald : News

The Kaufman County employee sick pool remains strong, despite not having open enrollment during the current budget year. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Posted in News, News on Thursday, March 22,

KAUFMAN HERALD - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Shooting victim found dead in Red Bird motel room

One person was found dead and another injured in a shooting Thursday morning in Red Bird, Dallas police said. It happened around 2:23 a.m. in the 2900 block of Camp Wisdom Road, where officers found two people who had been shot. One was found dead inside a motel room, while the other was taken to a

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:05:40

Mesquite police search for suspects in robberies that targeted Hispanics

Mesquite police are on the lookout for four robbery suspects who targeted Hispanic residents in apartments between Feb. 14 and March 8. Seven robberies have occurred since then, always between 11:30 p.m. and 4:30 a.m., and five of the seven happened on weekends, police said. One of the four suspect

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-23 18:05:29

Atmos Energy knew of gas leaks in NW Dallas neighborhood more than a month before fatal explosion

Atmos Energy had been aware of gas leaks in a northwest Dallas neighborhood for more than a month before a gas-fueled house explosion killed a 12-year-old girl, according to investigators. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board showed that natural gas distribution company

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:27:24

Food trucks approved for Kaufman city parks

Food trucks and other vendors will be allowed in the Kaufman Sports Complex for a one-year trial run. The Kaufman City Council approved the change to the Health and Sanitation ordinance Monday, effective until the end of the year. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this art

KAUFMAN HERALD - 2018-03-22 13:00:00

Kenyan Man Charged with Murder in Dallas, Texas May Be a Serial Killer, Police Say

Police in Texas suspect that a Kenyan man who has been arrested and charged with the murder of an 81-year-old woman in Dallas may be a serial killer. Billy Kipkorir Chemirmir, 45, was arrested on Tuesday as Plano, TX police were conducting surveillance on him outside his apartment for suspected thef

MWAKILISHI.COM - 2018-03-23 20:19:00

Two People Shot at a Mesquite Fitness Center: Police

NBC 5 News Two people have been shot inside a gym in Mesquite, according to police. It happened at about 1:30 Friday afternoon inside Fitness Connection, located in the 2000 block of Town East Boulevard. Police say several people were playing basketball when the shooting happened. One person was

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-23 19:32:46

Man used fake ID to buy Porsche at Dallas dealership, police say

Dallas police are looking for a man who used fake identification to buy a luxury car last month. (Dallas Police Department) The man first went to Palomino Motors in the 7000 block of John W. Carpenter Freeway in late January, police said. He tried to used a driver's license with his photo and some


Kaufman City Council approves final plats for Panda Express and Starbucks

KAUFMAN, Texas - Last night, the Kaufman City Council approved the finals plats for a Starbucks and Panda Express during their regularly scheduled meeting. The final plat for Starbucks, located at 250 East U.S. Highway 175, was approved for a two suites - Starbucks, its drive-thru, and an additional


Forney Police Department investigating fatal motorcycle crash

FORNEY, Texas -[DEVELOPING] A portion of Farm-to-Market (FM) 741 is closed due to a fatal motorcycle crash. The crash was reported just after 6 p.m. on FM 741 in front of Forney High School and involved a van and a motorcycle. First responding officers reported the motorcyclists was pinned underneat


Portion of U.S. Highway 175 frontage road closed due to downed power line

KAUFMAN, Texas - A portion of the U.S. Highway 175 frontage road is closed in Kaufman after a delivery truck struck and pulled down a power line. A Pepsi delivery truck struck the power lines as it was turning onto the south, eastbound frontage road near La Pradera - causing a nearby utility pole to


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


Suspicious package discovered at Terrell's Furlough Middle School deemed harmless

TERRELL, Texas - A suspicious package discovered Wednesday morning at Terrell Independent School District's Furlough Middle School has been deemed harmless, according to district and police officials. Around 6 a.m., the Terrell ISD Police Department, City of Terrell Police Department, and the Garlan


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


Suspicious package found at Terrell school deemed harmless

TERRELL, Texas - Terrell ISD said the suspicious package found on the campus of Furlough Middle School Wednesday morning was not a threat. The package was found near the school's sixth-grade wing before 7 a.m. As a precaution, school administrators said buses and parents dropping off their children


Police bust heavily armed suspect with drugs

Police bust heavily armed suspect with drugs The Navarro County Sheriff's Cpl. William Grigsby with the assistance of Corsicana Police Officer Heath Hayes and Michael Brooks arrested Curtis Lloyd Perry, 38, for manufature/delivery of a controlled substance over four grams but under 200 grams Monday,


Henderson County teenager pleads guilty to possession of ricin, a biological toxin; faces up to 10 years in federal prison

A 19-year-old Athens man has pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of ricin in the Eastern District of Texas, according to a news release. Abel Keith Fulton pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love. According to information presented in court, from August to September 201