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Mesquite ISD slides in just under a ‘B’ in district accountability rating

LATEST NEWSC-FB ISD proposes tax reduction, calls for $351 million bond electionOfficials announce changes to Lewisville festivalsLDISD receives “B” in new accountability ratingForever changed: Vietnam POWs come together in Frisco for 45th anniversary reunionCorinth police chief set to retireMenders

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-18 19:00:00

Large house fire in East Dallas

Crews were battling a large blaze at home near West Shore and Tokalon drives on Saturday night. (Video: Charlotte Huffman/WFAA)

WFAA - 2018-08-19 01:45:28

Two dead in head-on collision in southeast Dallas 

Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision Saturday morning in southeast Dallas.The driver of a 2004 white Chevy pickup truck was driving north on South Prairie Creek Road when it crossed the median and collided with a 2008 gray Chrysler at around 2 a.m., police said. Both drivers died at the sc

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-18 15:16:06

The 25-year-old who posed as Hillcrest High School student using interviews, infamy to sell his music

"Yougottawatch this," my son said as soon as I walked into the house. This was a couple of weeks back, after work. I hadn't closed the front door behind me, and already he was pleading: "No,really," said my 15-year-old. I could hear the TV cranked -- voices talking over each other, some cursing, a l

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 18:06:00

Teens who watched Jordan Edwards die can't explain why cop pulled the trigger

Updated at 5:30 p.m.with additional testimony.Several teenagers who saw a police officer shoot into a car full of high schoolers last year testified Friday that there was no justification for the shooting.Former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver, whose murder trial began this week, has said that he f

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 19:11:00

Fleeing driver lights up, surrenders after northwest Dallas chase reaches 120 mph

A high-speed chase in northwest Dallas that reached speeds of 120 mph Saturday morning ended near Garland when the suspect stopped in the middle of Interstate 635, got out of his car, lit a cigarette and held up his hands.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-18 20:59:00

Small plane with 3 people on board crashes at Addison Airport, officials say

A small plane with the three people on board crashed at the Addison Airport on Saturday afternoon, a city spokesperson said.All three people on board were taken to the hospital, including one that was taken by CareFlite helicopter. Their conditions were unknown.The Cessna C172 aircraft was taking of

WFAA - 2018-08-18 22:54:38

Jury awards Dallas family $242 million after finding Toyota liable for children's injuries in crash

The jury of nine men and three women deliberated for more than eight hours before finding that the front seats of Benjamin and Kristi Reavis' 2002 Lexus ES 300 were, as the plaintiffs argued, "unreasonably dangerous."

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 23:34:00

Dallas Police Shooting Leaves Officer Injured & 1 Suspect Dead

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM)– An officer involved shooting in Dallas, near North Jim Miller Road, has left a policeman injured and one suspect dead.


Severe storms developing across North Texas

The storms were bringing threats of heavy winds, and hail up to the size of quarters. The main track of the storm was heading west to east, across Denton County and northern parts of Dallas County.

WFAA - 2018-08-18 23:32:46

Trial begins in Dallas for former Balch Springs cop accused of murdering unarmed teen

"The defendant, Roy Oliver, was angry," Snipes told the Dallas courtroom. "He was out of control. He was dangerous. He was stomping up and down the road. He was trigger-happy, and he was completely, totally, unreasonable and out of line."


Apartment tenant fatally shoots one of three suspects in east Oak Cliff home invasion attempt

The victim shot one of the suspects, who died at the scene, while the other two fled on foot, police said.


Couple's brawl ends in deadly shooting in Pleasant Grove neighborhood

Updated at 12:32 p.m.with additional details.A man was fatally shot and a woman was wounded early Friday when a brawl in Pleasant Grove ended in bloodshed, police said.Dallas police were called to a neighborhood in the 300 block of Beautycrest Drive around 1:50 a.m, department spokeswoman Debra Webb

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 15:42:00

Surgeon admits role in million-dollar kickback scheme involving Dallas hospital

A Mesquite physician has admitted his role in an alleged $200 million health care fraud involving a defunct Dallas hospital.Dr. Wade Barker, a bariatric surgeon, co-founded Forest Park Medical Center and sat on its board of directors, court records say. He filed papers on Thursday, agreeing to plead

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 22:47:09

Dallas Taxpayers To Vote On Property Tax Increase For School Funding

The average home in the district, worth an estimated $263,000, would be taxed an extra $264 a year.


Dallas officer shot in the leg while responding to call

According to early reports, it happened around 5:30 a.m. Friday as the officer was responding to a call about men with guns at Military Parkway and Jim Miller Road, which is near Urban Park Elementary.

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 12:20:00

FBI searching for man who has robbed series of banks across Dallas-Fort Worth area

The man began his spree in Alvarado the afternoon of June 15 when he robbed the First Financial Bank in the 200 block of West U.S. Highway 67 and drove off in a dark four-door Dodge pickup, according to the FBI.About 2:30 p.m. Aug. 2, he demanded cash from a teller at a Frost Bank in the 100 block o

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 22:22:07

Voters In Dallas School District Will Decide On 13-Cent Tax Increase This Fall

There has not been a tax increase since 2008. The district has tried twice in the last two years to push a tax increase proposal, but couldn't get the needed six-vote supermajority on the school board. That is, until last night when the proposal passed 7 to 1.


Dallas Police are looking for help with a homicide investigation

– On August 13, 2018, at approximately 12:01 p.m., Dallas police responded to the 2700 block of Fatima Avenue regarding a shooting call. The victim, Billy Eric Smith a 55-year-old, Black male was found in a vacant grassy lot next to the street with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue arrived and


Parents of Dallas gymnast Madison Kocian after abuse revealed: Daughter's Olympic medals weren't worth it

When Thomas and Cindy Kocian think about daughter Madison's gymnastics career, they can reflect on her scores of medals, international travels and the Rio Olympics, where the Dallas native won gold and silver medals in 2016.But the accomplishments aren't worth it, Kocian's parents said, because thei