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Marshalltown man dead after crash in Dallas County

DALLAS COUNTY - A Marshalltown man died after his car slammed into a tree on I-80 early Saturday morning. According to a crash report from the Iowa State Patrol, 32-year-old Jose Luis Ramirez Cardenas was driving on I-80 West, left the road, struck a tree, and the car rolled over and came to a stop


A taste of Mesquite history

The Daughters and Sons of Republic of Texas held their February meeting at the Opal Lawrence house earlier this month and had the opportunity to explore a piece of Mesquite history and a glimpse at an upcoming project.


Dallas Police Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Dallas Police are currently investigating an officer involved shooting. The shooting happened near the intersection of Fair Oaks Avenue and Phoenix Drive, not far from Sam Tasby Middle School and just east of Northpark Center.


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Murder Suspect Back in Dallas County Following Arrest at Border

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF News) –​ A woman wanted for the murder of a Dallas man is in local custody after being captured trying to cross back into Texas from Mexico. Forty-four year-old Antonia De La Fuente was caught during a secondary inspection at the Gateway Bridge in Brownsville. She’s suspected in th


Texas Children Who Didn't Know Their Own Names Were Found Living in Home that 'Reeked of Feces,' Police Say

A Texas man is facing criminal charges after police said his four children were found living in a filthy Dallas home and did not appear to know their own names. Robert Preston, 31, was arrested last Saturday and taken to Dallas County jail after officers responded to a call at around 6:30 p.m. that


Revised sign regulation for Mesquite's Market East

A public hearing was conducted during the Feb. 18 Mesquite City Council meeting to consider an ordinance submitted by Stantec Consulting Services, on behalf of Market East Associates, LLC, for a change of zoning from commercial and Town East Retail and Restaurant (TERRA) overlay to planned developme


Clark Gable III, grandson of Hollywood royalty and host of 'Cheaters,' found dead in Dallas home

Clark Gable III, the 30-year-old grandson of Hollywood legend Clark Gable, was found dead in his Dallas home Friday morning, his family said. "I got a call from his girlfriend, and I didn't even know what she was saying, she was so hysterical," his mother, Tracy Scheff, told Radar, an online celebri


Texas representative proposes bill to end tolls on toll roads

A Texas representative has filed a House Bill that will end tolls on toll roads once they are paid off. House Bill 436 was filed in November 2018 by representative Matt Shaheen from Plano.


Mesquite student arrested after bringing gun to Poteet High School, police say

A student was arrested Tuesday after police said he brought a gun to Poteet High School in Mesquite. The gun was discovered after students notified a school official that the student had the weapon on campus, police said. A school resource officer made contact with the student, and found the handgun


Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.


You can eat and sleep at the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' gas station

AUSTIN, Texas — If you're cruising down Highway 304 and head just south of Bastrop, you'll probably pass by a quiet — and familiar — building. The original 1974 film 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' was filmed at a gas station along the highway.


Woman hospitalized in Dallas after robber tied her up, set her on fire at gas station, police say

A woman was hospitalized in Dallas a day after she was set on fire during a robbery at a convenience store in East Texas. Robert Thompson, 40, was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and robbery in Thursday's attack in Palestine, police said.


4 toddlers found in squalid Dallas apartment, father arrested: report

Four young boys were found Saturday inside a squalid Dallas apartment and their father was arrested, a report said. Police were reportedly alerted after a neighbor said she spotted an unaccompanied 3-year-old wearing a t-shirt and one shoe in 40-degree weather.


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Apple to Close Stores in Plano, Frisco

Apple has decided to close one of their stores in Frisco and one in Plano but plan to open a brand new store in Galleria Dallas, the company announced on Friday. The Shops at Willow Bend in Plano and the Stonebriar Centre in Frisco will be losing their Apple stores but the company plans to upgrade t


Insider sources say Apple is shutting its east Texas stores to escape the jurisdiction of America's worst patent court

The Eastern District of Texas is home to a crooked court that is in the pocket of patent trolls, handing down ludicrous rulings in favor of the trolls, whose "head offices" are tiny, unoccupied offices in empty, dusty office buildings, the rent on which entitles patent trolls to claim that their rig


Under Armour Dallas: Players to watch

The Under Armour All-America Camp Series continues Sunday at Martin High School in Arlington, Texas, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The Under Armour Dallas regional camp is the second in Texas in as many weeks following this past Sunday's Houston camp. The prior two weeks saw events in Miami an


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


Man Indicted For Duping North Texas School District Out Of Nearly $2M

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex watches.