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Arlington Police’s 10 Most Wanted Criminals, February 20
Arlington Police are looking for these 10 fugitives. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest. Call 817-469-8477.
Wildcat on to Regional Quarter Final; Hold Off Midlothian
The Wildcats’ basketball team kept making plays down the stretch to hold off the pesky Midlothian Panthers and win, 62-57 at Forney in an Area round game Friday night (February 22). The Panthers got to within one point in the fourth quarter but could never tie the score or go ahead.
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
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
Game Day: Wildcats Face Midlothian
The Wildcats’ basketball team plays an Area round playoff game against Midlothian Friday (February 22) at 7:30 p.m. at Forney. Both teams are ranked in the top 25 in Class 5A according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Poll. The Wildcats are #4 and Midlothian is #24. The Wildcats are 25
Bennett, Bobbitt score 20 to lead Midlothian to bi-district title
Though the final score doesn't necessarily reflect the dominant showing by the Midlothian Panthers Tuesday night against North Forney, the game was well in hand shortly after halftime of the 5A Region II bi-district championship.
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
Practically Naked Man Covers His Entire Body in Peanut Butter and Visits Texas Dog Park
You can’t make this stuff up. A photo of an Arlington, Texas man popped up on social media this week and left little to the imagination. The man, baring only a gold speedo style swimsuit, dosed himself in peanut butter and walked into the gated enclosure of a Deep Ellum dog park in the name of fanta
Bill Houston to resign post as Midlothian mayor
Bill Houston, who has served as the mayor of Midlothian for seven years since he was first elected in February 2012, informed members of the city council and staff Tuesday that he intends to resign Friday.
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.
Ellis County crime blotter: Feb. 11-17
This records package is presented as a public service by area law enforcement and the Daily Light. A person who is arrested or accused of a crime, present at a crime scene, or identified as a suspect in any printed report is not necessarily guilty of a criminal offense. Guilt or innocence must be de
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.
Grand Prairie Man Surrenders After Killing Wife
Grand Prairie Police say they found a woman dead from a gunshot wound around 8:45 Thursday night. They found her in a residence in the 5900 block of Lorenzo Drive after responding to a shooting call.
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.
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.
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.
Cleburne's Dr. Dang arrested
Texas Rangers arrested Dr. John Tai Dang of Cleburne at 5:08 p.m. Thursday in Waxahachie. Dang was transported to the Johnson County Jail. Police arrested Dang on two counts of sexual assault of a child, two counts of indecency with a child, one count of assault and insurance fraud $30,000 to $150,0
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.
Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.
8-year-old Texas boy dies hours after being diagnosed with flu
ROCKPORT, Texas (KTRK) -- A family in Rockport is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said 8-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly what caused h