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Mesquite police seek suspect in multiple aggravated robberies
Mesquite police seek the public’s assistance with the identification of an aggravated robbery suspect who is believed to have robbed three convenience stores in Mesquite in the last three days, including two on Dec. 12.
Why Cowboys' matchup vs. Colts shouldn't be considered a 'trap' game
Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and local college sports during a live chat Thursday. Here are some highlights.
Southwest Airlines flight turns around after crew members discover human heart onboard
A Southwest Airlines flight was forced to turn around after crew members found a human heart onboard that was meant to be delivered to a hospital. Southwest Airlines Flight 3606 was en route to Dallas from Seattle on Sunday when the heart was located on the plane, Seattle Fox affiliate Q13 News repo
Dallas Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Man Found Dead in Creek
Dallas police are asking for the public's help in identifying a victim who was found dead in a creek last week, police said. A sketch of the man was released to the public. Police received a call about 8:45 a.m. on Dec. 4 regarding a body floating in a creek near the 2900 block of Irving Boulevard.
Officer’s Body Cam Captures Moment Little Boy Jumps from Flames into His Arms
On Dec. 10, a fire broke out in an apartment in Balch Springs, Texas. Keisha and Kingston Sowels were trapped in the unit above and their door was on fire. The fire department was on its way, but the police officers who were on scene refused to waste precious minutes because they knew what waiting c
Man Wanted for Robbing Three Stores in Two Days
Mesquite police are looking for the man they say committed three armed robberies in two days. Since Tuesday, they said the same suspect has hit two convenience stores. One is the First Stop on Gus Thomasson Road and the other is the Motley Mart on I-30, which has been robbed twice since Tuesday.
After more than three decades working in Mesquite ISD, athletic director Steve Bragg will retire in 2019
After 34 years working in Mesquite ISD, athletic director Steve Bragg plans to retire at the end of the 2018-19 school year, he said Thursday. Bragg, who’d been the district’s head of athletics since early 2007, announced his retirement at a school board meeting Monday. His last day will be June 11.
Ahead of Execution, Texas Inmate Apologizes to Woman He Raped After Killing Her Husband
A Texas inmate who was executed for murdering a newlywed during a 1993 robbery apologized to his victim’s widow, whom he raped after fatally shooting her husband. Doug and Lora White had only been married 10 days when, on Sept. 21, 1993, Alvin Braziel Jr. jumped out from behind a bush and demanded m
Southwest Flight To Dallas Turns Around After Human Heart Discovered On Plane
A flight from Seattle to Dallas Sunday evening had to turn back course after a human heart was discovered in the cargo hold. The heart was meant to be transferred to an area hospital in Seattle, but for whatever reason didn't make it off the plane. The plane had to quickly turn around and head back
Video: North Texas boy jumps from burning apartment to officers
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A police officer's body camera caught the moment a boy jumped from the second floor of a Dallas-area apartment into the arms of officers below. Video obtained by television station WFAA (Channel 8) shows Balch Springs Police officers trying to get inside the apartment bui
Toasty from the streets: Rescue dog returns to Mesquite to share his story
Toasty, a Chihuahua rescue dog found on the streets as a stray in Mesquite, now has a big city life in New York City with Sarah Starewicz and has gathered quite the social media following on Instagram.
8 Things To Know About ‘Real Housewives Of Dallas’ Star D'Andra Simmon's History With Cocaine
Though D’Andra Simmons has tearfully denied being an alcoholic, during the final episode of the Real Housewives of Dallas reunion special, she got candid about the one drug that has been a problem in her past — cocaine.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Human Heart Forgotten Onboard Dallas Bound Flight, Turns Around
DALLAS, TX -- A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Dallas Sunday had to turn around over eastern Idaho after someone forgot to unload a human heart allegedly intended for transplant. The flight had to return to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Sunday afternoon in order to deliver the organ, whi
Recap: Kase's Hat Trick Leads Ducks to 6-3 Victory Over Dallas
ANAHEIM - Ondrej Kase picked a wonderful time to polish off the first hat trick of his young career. Kase's third goal of the night dramatically tied the game midway through the third period in an eventual 6-3 Ducks victory over the Dallas Stars at Honda Center. The goal ignited a four-goal flurry b
Killer who shot newlywed, raped his wife on Mesquite walking trail is executed
HUNTSVILLE — A convicted killer who shot a man and raped his wife in 1993 as the newlyweds strolled on a trail in Mesquite was executed by lethal injection Tuesday night. Alvin Avon Braziel Jr., 43, was convicted of capital murder in 2001, nearly eight years after he killed 27-year-old Douglas White
UT Dallas bars ex-BU frat president after rape case plea deal
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A former BU fraternity president who escaped jail time after pleading no contest to a reduced charge of unlawful restraint has been barred from the campus of the University of Texas at Dallas, to which he transferred after he was expelled from Baylor.
Mesquite resident gets green light on Truman Heights zoning request
A public hearing was held during the Dec. 3 Mesquite City Council meeting to consider a zoning change for a prospective resident who wants to build a home in the Truman Heights Neighborhood. The request was to go from mandatory office-shopfront to single-family residential to allow a new home at 202
Police Need Help Identifying Man Found Dead In Creek
DALLAS, TX -- The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a dead man found floating in a creek near the 2900 block of Irving Boulevard on Dec. 7. The man was found at about 8:45 a.m.
VIDEO: A Group of Alleged Armed Robbers Terrorizing Residents Across Dallas County
Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – Dallas Police are searching for multiple suspects wanted in a string of armed robberies, some of them extremely violent. The suspects are described as Latin males, between 17-20-years old, driving a black Cadillac 4-door sedan and a gold pickup truck.