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Mesquite man killed girlfriend's 3-year-old son while watching him, police say

Police and firefighters responded to a home in the 1500 block of Sandalwood Drive around 7:15 p.m. Thursday after a 911 caller reported an unresponsive child.The 3-year-old boy, whose name has not been released, was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead later Thursday night. An autopsy showed that

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-22 01:58:07

Rowlett man gets life in prison for fiancée‘s murder

+3Laura GrilloOn Thursday, a Dallas County jury found Ioannis “John” Makris, 40, of Rowlett, guilty of capital murder and sentenced to him to life in prison without the chance of parole for the murder of his fiancée Laura Grillo, 37, of Rowlett.At about noon on Nov. 13, 2015, Rowlett Police officers

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-09-21 23:00:00

High Water Forces Closure of US 75 in Plano, Now Back Open

BREAKING: US 75 Closed in Plano, High WaterPolice in Plano were forced to shut down U.S. 75 in Plano due to high water over the road Friday night.Rescue crews say nine vehicles became stranded in at least two-feet of water near the President George Bush Turnpike.Crews had to rescue 14 people from in

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-09-22 02:16:00

Ivanka Trump Visits Mesquite Walmart, Tries Virtual Reality Training

“It has changed my world upside down. My family, if they could be here today, they would tell you how proud they are,” saod Walmart store co-manager Alicia Witt about the First Daughter’s visit.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-21 16:43:50

Kaufman man killed in head-on collision on SH 34

KAUFMAN, Texas —A 66-year-old Kaufman man was killed in a head-on collision on State Highway 34 early Thursday morning.At approximately 4:50 a.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to State Highway 34 approximately two miles south of Terrell, Texas, for a reported head-on collision.

INFORNEY.COM - 2018-09-21 15:20:00

Allen Gym Employee Indicted For Hiding Phone In Changing Room And Recording

Jeremiah Hierbert, an employee at Metroplex Gym and Swim in Allen, was indicted on five counts of improper photography.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-21 14:38:58

Mom of little boy left in hands of alleged dangerous daycare owner says son was abused, deprived of food & left in closet for hours: Report

A Texas mother who enrolled her 2-year-old son in a home-based daycare that’s not the centerpiece of an abuse investigation, opened up on Thursday about the physical and emotional scarring her child experienced, reportedly at the hands of the daycare owner.

CRIMEONLINE.COM - 2018-09-21 10:54:41

Police need help searching for suspect knocking on doors, sexually assaulting women in North Dallas

DALLAS -- Take a look at this man on your screen. Dallas police say he assaulted two women in far north East Dallas.This happened Wednesday, September 19th.He knocked on a victims door asking for a donation and them pushed his way in and raped the woman.A week earlier less than a mile away. another

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2018-09-21 14:02:43

One man dead, another wounded after shooting at northwest Dallas apartments

One man was fatally shot and another was wounded early Friday at a northwest Dallas apartment complex.Both victims were found about 12:15 a.m. in the 2900 block of Clydedale Drive. They were taken to area hospitals, where one later died.Neither victim's name was released, and the survivor's conditio

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-21 11:23:00

Dallas Police Officer Could Face Stiffer Charge for Killing Unarmed Neighbor

A Dallas police officer stands charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man she mistakenly thought was in her apartment, but a prosecutor would not rule out a more serious charge. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said, “The grand jury will be that entity that will make the f

STYLEMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-09-21 11:29:00

Rowlett man gets life for paying to have fiancée murdered a week before wedding

Ioannis "John" Makris, 40, will not have the possibility of parole after being convicted Thursday of capital murder in the slaying of 37-year-old Laura Grillo.Grillo, a volunteer with the Rowlett Police Department, wasdiscovered dead at her homein the 8200 block of America's Cup on Nov. 13, 2015, af

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-09-20 23:44:00

Forney man serving 40-year federal prison sentence called back to face charge for indecency with a child by sexual contact

FORNEY, Texas —A Forney man serving a 40-year federal prison sentence has been called back on a bench warrant to face a local charge for indecency of a child by sexual contact.46-year-old Kevin Scott Morris was sentenced in April 2018 to serve 480 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to on

INFORNEY.COM - 2018-09-20 22:54:00

Why apartment managers really visited Botham Jean's home before he was killed by Amber Guyger

After Botham Jean was shot and killed in his Dallas home by an off-duty police officer, attorneys and law enforcement officials said there was a noise complaint targeting his apartment earlier that day.But it turns out it wasn't loud music that brought leasing office employees to Jean's apartment ho


Parents mourning son killed in his own Dallas apartment by police officer

The evening of Sept. 6, Jean was at home in his apartment building. He was killed by a shot to the chest. Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger called 911, identifying herself as the shooter. Officer Guyger said she thought Jean’s apartment was her own, which is in the same building.

PIX11.COM - 2018-09-20 22:50:32

Terrell police make narcotics arrest

The Terrell Police Department arrested Tarius Tyrone Taylor on Sept. 12 for managing and delivering a controlled substance, possession of marijuana less than two ounces, evading arrest or detention along with four warrants from the Terrell Police Department and three warrants from the Kaufman County

TERRELL TRIBUNE - 2018-09-20 22:45:00

Plano's oldest house moved to a new home on Haggard farm

Plano's oldest house has finally arrived at its new home.On Wednesday, crews completed the final leg of a move for the historic Collinwood House after a years-long debate over its future.The two-story farmhouse, built around 1861, is now part of the Haggard Farm off Parkwood Boulevard. The plan is f


WATCH: Innocent Unarmed Man Begs For His Life, As Cop Shoots Him Over Stealing His OWN CAR

Body camera footage shows a police officer yelling, “Put your hands up! Or I will f—king shoot you,” as he confronts an innocent man sitting in his own car.


Second Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In Garland

GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM)– The Garland Health Department confirms another human case of West Nile Virus on the 7400 block of Wellesly Avenue.This is the second confirmed human case reported in Garland in 2018.GHD said it has treated the area with adulticide to reduce the mosquito population and will trea

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-09-20 16:05:31

Mesquite day care owner kept kids tied to car seats, gave them Tylenol to make them stop crying, police say

The owner of a Mesquite day care told police she gave children Tylenol "to make her job easier" and kept them strapped in car seats, some tied by their neck, so they would be still, according to police documents.


9 freed from jail after arrests on traffic obstruction charges during Botham Jean protest outside AT&T Stadium

They were part of a protest that featured around 75 marchers, some of them holding two coffins, outside the stadium ahead of the Cowboys home opener Sunday night.