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Woman Arrested in Connection With Man Found Dead in Garland Storage Facility: PD

A woman faces a murder charge after police found a man inside a Garland storage building Monday, police said. Marietta Allen, 38, was booked into Garland Jail and faces a murder charge.


Rockwall Woman Crowned Mrs. North America Universal 2019

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16., 2019) In a pageant ceremony held in Lewisville, Texas, Kimberly Bader of Rockwall, was crowned Mrs. North America Universal 2019. Bader, husband John, an employee of the City of Rockwall Police Department, and their teenage son have resided in Rockwall since 2015, previousl


Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas Game Wardens searching for suspect in recent high-speed chases

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — The Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Game Wardens are currently on the lookout for a Tyler man who is wanted for multiple criminal offenses.


Big Hats & Girlfriends: Rockwall Women’s League Annual Luncheon Feb. 8

“There’s just something special about a woman in a hat!” The annual Big Hats and Girlfriends event will feature lunch, shopping experience, silent auction and a special raffle to win one of three amazing Louis Vuitton purses. Feel free to be creative with your hats as the following prizes will be gi


State suspends Dallas child placing agency after infant dies in Forney foster home

The state has suspended a Dallas agency from accepting new foster children after infant died last month at the home of a foster mother verified by the contractor. The Dallas agency that vetted the home where an infant in the care of a woman who was arrested after the baby's death has been suspended


Rep. Ratcliffe Student Program Launches for 2018-2019 School Year

(WASHINGTON – Jan. 17, 2019) Rep. John Ratcliffe’s Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP) kicked off yesterday for high school sophomores and juniors across Texas’ 4th District for the 2018-2019 school year. This marks the third year of the program, which has expanded to include four physic


Jim Pruitt Files For Final Full Term as Rockwall Mayor

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt has filed for his final full term as Mayor in the May city elections. The City of Rockwall has term limits and the Mayor is limited to three, two year terms.


Candidate Packets Available for Rockwall ISD School Board Election

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) The 2019 Rockwall ISD Board of Trustees election will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Three-year terms up for election are Place 4, presently held by Jon Bailey and Place 5, presently held by Jim White.


Forney police seeking four persons of interest in ongoing investigations

FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Police Department took to Facebook on Thursday, releasing images of four individuals considered persons of interest in ongoing investigations. Two of the individuals are being sought in separate ongoing criminal investigations, according to the department. They are picture


Community joins hunt for Texas service dog's killer

QUINLAN, Texas (KTRK) -- A 4-year-old Golden Retriever named Journey was shot to death on Sunday, but now the community is turning out to help catch the dog's killer. Journey was trained to monitor the blood sugar of his 15-year-old owner, Hannah.


Dallas police chase robbery suspect to Tarrant County and back

DALLAS — A robbery suspect led Dallas police on a chase across the metroplex and back Thursday morning. The chase began in Dallas and continued deep into Tarrant County before the suspect turned around and led officers all the way back at least to Oak Cliff.


Rockwall City Councilmember Dana K Macalik Seeks Re-Election

Macalik enters campaign with sound record on infrastructure maintenance, improvements, safety and levelheaded approach to development and growth. (ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019) Rockwall City Councilmember Dana K Macalik has announced her plans to seek re-election to a second two-year term on the Roc


Rockwall Republican Men’s Club Welcomes Rep. John Ratcliffe at Breakfast Meeting

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 16, 2019) The Rockwall Republican Men’s Club welcomed Congressman John Ratcliffe as a guest speaker during its breakfast meeting on Jan. 12. Ratcliffe spoke on the recent shutdown of the federal government over President Donald Trump’s proposal to fund the building of a wall


Annual ‘Battle of the Badges’ blood drive registration starts Friday

The Royse City fire and police departments will again be competing against each other for their annual “Battle of the Badges” blood drive, hosted by Carter BloodCare. Those who are interested in participating in the annual blood drive will be able to sign up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18


9 Students, Driver Taken To Hospital After School Bus Overturns Off Dallas Highway

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An unmarked yellow school bus ended up on its side down an embankment off I-30 near Loop 12 in Dallas Thursday afternoon. This happened on the westbound side of I-30.


Texas mayor resigns amid accusation of using city funds to see Michelle Obama

Forest Hill, Texas, Mayor Lyndia Thomas and Mayor Pro Tem Beckie Hayes submitted their resignations on Wednesday, ahead of a public hearing over alleged misconduct and expenses related to the former first lady’s book tour event in Dallas last year.


McKinney couple arrested in southeast Texas in connection with indecency with a child investigation

McKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney couple was arrested in southeast Texas last week in connection with a McKinney investigation for indecency with a child, police announced earlier today.


Fate SWAT incident resolved peacefully

An incident on Monday involving an individual who had barricaded herself in her home and threatened to harm herself was resolved peacefully after several hours of negotiation. Residents of the Woodcreek subdivision in Fate on Monday were alarmed to find an armored SWAT car and a squad of law enforce


Reading for Adults Literacy Center Celebrates 100th New Citizen

(ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 16, 2019)The Reading for Adults Literacy Center, a part of the Rockwall County Library, will celebrate almost twenty years of the RFA program and honor eleven students who have recently passed their test to become a United States Citizen. The reception will be Saturday, January


Judge refuses to lower bond for Sherin Mathews' mother

DALLAS - A Dallas County judge denied a request to lower the bond for the Richardson woman whose adopted special needs daughter was murdered. Sini Mathews was arrested and charged with child abonnement after allegedly leaving her 3-year-old daughter, Sherin, home alone in October of 2017. Her husban