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Erin Brockovich Says She's Coming to Plano as Water District Claims Everything's Normal

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, famous for inspiring Julia Roberts' Oscar-winning performance in Erin Brockovich, is coming to North Texas. Brockovich, who blasted the North Texas Municipal Water District last week for using a common cleaning procedure, announced on Facebook on Tuesday that

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 16:23:36

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

Here s how Dallas stops Big Tex from stomping all over Fair Park and City Hall, Commentary, Dallas News, fair city finance.#Fair #city #finance

I got into journalism because I was told there would be little math, so bear with me. But I am deeply confused about something. During Wednesday's council meeting, Assistant Chief David Pughes, interim leader of the Dallas PD for the last year, said it costs around $3 million to staff the State Fair

REMMONT.COM - 2018-03-21 13:06:13

Reward offered in Plano fatal hit & run case

PLANO - Plano police are looking for leads in a fatal hit and run last month that left a little girl without a father. Responding to a 4:40 p.m. call February 7, Plano police found a man, later identified as John Curtis Shelby, lying in the road in the 6800 block of US Highway 75, south of Legacy Dr

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2018-03-21 17:04:32

Erin Brokovich Announces Trip To Plano Amid Water Safety Talks

PLANO, TX - Although a scheduled chlorine maintenance program used to treat municipal water systems in North Texas ends in five days, a fight for safer drinking water has just begun. At the forefront of the brigade sits California lawyer-turned-activist, Erin Brokovich, who said she will come to Pl

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:29:28

Frisco man who wanted business back arrested in murder-for-hire plot, officials say

A Frisco man suspected in a murder-for-hire plot against his former business partner was arrested Friday and is in federal custody, officials announced. Eskandar Molavi, 69, is charged with one count of solicitation of kidnapping and one count of attempted kidnapping, Erin Nealy Cox, the U.S. Attor

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:57:32

Lady Pirates defeat Plano West, Plano in 6-6A

Wylie softball swept a pair of Plano ISD schools in District 6-6A over Spring Break. They knocked off Plano West 12-0 in five innings and Plano 9-3. In the opener the Lady Pirates finished with eight hits and had one error. They scored eight runs in the first, and two each in the second and fourth i

WYLIENEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Tiny tiger cub, Kylo Ren, born at North Texas sanctuary

A tiny white tiger cub has been born in North Texas after his parents were rescued earlier this year. The cub, named Kylo Ren, was born March 6 at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue in Wylie, northeast of Dallas-Fort Worth. (The sanctuary's founder is a Star Wars fan, as you might've guessed.) Kylo Re

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:30:00

Water district, city officials say Plano water safe after environmental activist Erin Brockovich raises questions

PLANO -- Officials with The North Texas Municipal Water District stood Tuesday night before Plano City Council members and assured them that the water flowing into its residents' homes to drink, cook and bathe with is safe. Thomas Kula, executive director of the water district, said the water it tr

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 02:21:18

Apartments on the way in next phase of Plano's Legacy Central project

Legacy Central - the $300 million reboot of Texas Instruments old Plano campus - is breaking new ground with apartment construction. Developer Trammell Crow Residential has started work on the first rental units in the 84-acre mixed-use project at U.S. Highway 75 and Legacy Drive. The apartment deve

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:46:10

Famed Consumer Advocate Erin Brockovich To Visit Plano

PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) - Famed consumer advocate Erin Brockovich is visiting Plano soon. Brockovich announced on her Facebook page that she would travel to North Texas on April 5 to dig deeper on claims the water in the area has become unsafe with high levels of chlorine. Her announcement came in the mi

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 15:53:01

19-year-old man wanted in fatal shooting at Garland apartments

A 19-year-old man is wanted in the killing of another man at a Garland apartment complex, police said. Jaquan Griggs faces a murder charge, according to Garland police. Quintuis Amos, 22, was found fatally shot at the bottom of a stairway at the Meadow Creek Apartments in the 500 block of Tacoma Dri


One Man Dead After Shooting at Garland Apartment Complex

Published at 8:27 PM CDT on Mar 17, 2018 | Updated at 11:47 PM CDT on Mar 17, 2018 NBC 5 News Garland Police are investigating after a shooting at the Meadow Creek Apartments that left one man dead, Saturday March 17, 2018. Garland Police are investigating after a shooting at the Meadow Creek Apartm


Intoxicated driver crashes into cars in Oak Cliff yard, police say

A driver who police say was under the influence of drugs and alcohol drove into the front yard of a residence in Oak Cliff early Sunday morning, hitting multiple parked cars. Johnny Demps, 47, was driving northbound at a high speed in the 2600 block of South Vernon Avenue around 1:30 a.m., police sa


Carrollton police seek suspect, vehicle in hit and run

Carrollton Police investigators are searching for the driver and vehicle involved in an Sunday morning hit and run that seriously injured a pedestrian. Officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of Marsh Lane shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday in reference to a man lying in the road with extensive injuries


Girl sexually assaulted by her manager at Dallas Long John Silver's, lawsuit alleges

A Dallas woman says her 16-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by a manager at a Long John Silver's in September while she was on the job, according to a lawsuit filed this week. Jeremiah Wayne Turner (Dallas County Jail) Jeremiah Wayne Turner, 28, was arrested Feb. 22 and charged with sexu


Dallas Police Searching for 38-Year-Old Woman

Dallas police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 38-year-old woman. Ruth George was last seen Saturday at 2 a.m. in the 9900 block of Ridgehaven Drive, police said. She is described as a 5-foot-5 white woman with brown hair and blue eyes, police said. She was last seen wearing a g


Storms could bring baseball-sized hail to Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday

Bring an umbrella if you have plans outdoors this Sunday afternoon. Forecasters say some showers and potentially severe storms could develop in North Texas in the afternoon and evening. Storms will develop northeast of the Dallas-Fort Worth area and move east through the evening, our media partners


2 Dead After Shooting, Head-On Collision in Dallas

Metro A man who was driving a car while wounded from a shooting struck another vehicle head-on, killing the other driver Sunday night in Dallas, police say. According to police, first responders were called to a reported shooting at the intersection of Scyene Road and Jim Miller Road at about 10:16


Man found fatally shot at Garland apartments

A man was found fatally shot at a Garland apartment complex on Saturday morning, police said. Officers were dispatched about 11 a.m. to the Meadow Creek Apartments in the 500 block of Tacoma Drive on a report that someone had been shot. When they arrived, they found the victim unconscious and lying