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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

Lancaster police kill man who reportedly hit, dragged officer with vehicle

Lancaster police fatally shot a man Sunday night who reportedly struck and dragged an officer with his vehicle. Officers made a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Dewberry Boulevard, near West Pleasant Run, and made contact with the man who then put his vehicle in reverse and drove at officers, poli


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

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 21:46:40

Mom bonds, reads to premature son hospitalized in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) - Anna Aguilar always knew she'd read to her baby. What mom doesn't eagerly anticipate sitting in a comfortable chair, cradling that precious bundle with one hand while holding a book in the other? The Dallas Morning News reports as a teacher, she knows the mesmerizing effect of books: T

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 17:11:48

Lancaster officer dragged by car, fatally shoots suspect

LANCASTER, Texas - A police officer in the Dallas County suburb of Lancaster shot and killed the driver of the car that was dragging him down a street. Lancaster police said officers tried to pull the car over Sunday night during a traffic stop. Instead of stopping, the driver backed toward the offi


Duncanville officer responding to welfare call shoots person

A Duncanville officer shot a person Tuesday afternoon while responding to a welfare concern call, police said. Officers were called about 2 p.m. to the 200 block of Martin Luther Circle, near South Cockrell Hill Road, regarding a welfare concern for a family member. While there, an officer shot a

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 02:06:56

Dallas County DA race teaches New York civil rights activist Shaun King lesson in gritty Dallas politics

The Democratic district attorney's race between former state District Judges John Creuzot and Elizabeth Frizell is a story of two halves. For early voting, Creuzot got 3,707 more votes than Frizell. He also had another 1,666 more mail-in votes than his rival. Election Day belonged to Frizell, who mo

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 16:32:18

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Dying in Dallas: A grandmother's heartbreak for her daughter's children

Nine-year-old Audrey was all eager to be on TV. She likes to dance like her mother. But behind the third grader's exuberance was a child grieving for her mother. Audrey spoke in a quiet voice as she held her mom's dog, Toby, tightly. "Every time I look in his eyes, I see mama's eyes," she said, her


Dallas police: Suspect exposed himself, masturbated inside Target

DALLAS -- Police are needing your help identifying a suspect who allegedly exposed himself inside a Target in downtown Dallas. According to police, the incident happened on March 5 at about 1 p.m. at the store in the 2400 block of N. Haskell Avenue. The victim noticed the suspect, near the books an


Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

Friday The name Nat King Cole brings to mind smoky jazz standards and vintage Christmas memories, but the artist is so much more. Beyond his enormous cultural reach, Cole's songbook is immense and includes more than 100 hits, many of which were firmly in the pop realm, not jazz. The Dallas Symphony


Man dies in East Oak Cliff shooting; suspect flees

A man was fatally shot at an apartment complex in East Oak Cliff on Thursday morning, Dallas police said. It happened around 10:20 p.m. in the 2700 block of East Ledbetter Drive. The victim was taken to a hospital in critical condition and died later, police said. The suspect fled and police are sti


Dallas grandparents accused of molesting granddaughter

Two Dallas grandparents are accused of molesting their now 3-year-old granddaughter when she was 1 and 2 years old. Investigators say 70-year-old old Julie Wright and 71-year-old Douglass wright took pornographic photos of a child. The child's maternal grandparents had been raising red flags about t


Dallas ready to party at 2018 St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

Expect to see increased security at Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in Dallas. Dallas police say there are no known threats, but they still want people to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the officers who will be deployed in the area. The grand marshal for this