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Fiery semi crash closes I-30 in Rowlett

A fiery crash involving two semi trucks closed I-30 in Rowlett Monday morning. The crash happened in the westbound lanes over Lake Ray Hubbard. Only the left lane is getting by. It's unclear whether there are injuries. Drivers should find alternate routes, like Texas Highway 66. A fiery crash invol


Mesquite Man Faces Sexual Assault Charge: Police

A Mesquite man faces an aggravated sexual assault charge after police say he held a female victim at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her. Police say Dewayne Turner, 32, fit the suspect description in the incident. The female victim reported the suspect broke into her home and she was sexually ass

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-01-17 11:23:21

Texas GED decline threatens bottom line

AUSTIN - Texas aims for 60 percent of residents ages 25-34 to have a certificate or degree by 2030, but the number of adults taking and passing high school equivalency exams is plummeting. The Center for Public Policy Priorities, an Austin think tank, analyzed the situation in a new report: "The Tex

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-01-17 21:16:00

From the People Who Brought Us Dallas' Fake Rapids, Collapsing Concrete Trails

At some point after Dallas recovers from the current crisis of life-threatening 40-degree temperatures and snow dustings, work should begin on removing the fake kayak rapids that the city built in the Trinity River near downtown in 2011 at a cost of $4 million. And our struggle to figure out exactly

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

Cowboys to hire Sanjay Lal as wide receivers coach

The Dallas Cowboys have found their next wide receivers coach in Sanjay Lal. Lal is expected to take over the role of Derek Dooley, who left to become the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at the University of Missouri. Lal was the Indianapolis Colts' wide receivers coach last season. He inhe

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-18 02:24:00

It's just cold in Dallas while much of state suffers in freeze's icy grip

Dozens of 18-wheelers and other vehicles were stranded for hours Tuesday evening and lasting into Wednesday morning along U.S. Highway 59 in Houston, as icy conditions made travel a disaster in many parts of Texas. Temperatures plunged into the low teens in Dallas-Fort Worth on Wednesday morning as

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-17 13:57:06

Pawn Shop Owner Sure Huge Diamond Stolen, Looks For Owner

The owner of Purple Heart Pawn in Fort Worth is doing his best to return a valuable diamond ring he thinks was stolen. FORT WORTH, TX - One Fort Worth pawn shop owner turned good Samaritan Tuesday when he pleaded for help reuniting a likely stolen, and certainly valuable, ring with its owner. Michae

PATCH - 2018-01-17 23:10:35

Dallas Observer Mixtape with Little Human: Flunked Records Artist Feature

The legacy of house music in Dallas goes back decades, but part of what keeps it alive is the constant introduction of fresh, young talent. Tony Ellis, who performs under the alias Little Human, is a producer, DJ and artists and repertoire executive for Dallas-based house label Flunked Records, and

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

Authorities make second arrest in homicide investigation in Stevenson

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - Jackson County authorities have made a second arrest in connection with a murder in Stevenson. Stevenson police respond to a shots fired call around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday at a home on Sharon Drive. Officers and Jackson County sheriff's deputies found the body of 38-year-old Jos

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-17 22:23:12

Hayward's home away from Hollywood

Who's the most famous person who ever lived in Carrollton? Although she wasn't a native, Susan Hayward is easily our biggest celebrity. She was an Oscar-winning Hollywood icon who's flaming locks and cinnamon colored eyes captured the public's heart in the fifties. She's a larger than life figure (i

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2018-01-18 04:58:00

Good Samaritan gets elderly man out of burning car

A North Alabama family is thanking the woman who helped get their loved one out of his classic car after it caught fire. The daring rescue played out in the middle of a busy Huntsville street. The Good Samaritan acted fast and risked her own safety to alert the man behind the wheel of the burning 19

WAFF - 2018-01-18 01:00:02

Local writing group going international

Are Writers Anonymous and the Alabama State Poetry Society going international? This month, members of the Pell City writing group, Writers Anonymous (WA) enjoyed the launch of a collaborative effort between WA's own James Matthew Byers and Eileen T. O'Neil, who is a poet from the United Kingdom. B

NEWSAEGIS.COM - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Lingering Flurries & Dangerous Wind Chills

As expected, most of the snow fell in The Shoals, with the Underwood-Petersville area picking up 1.7" by Tuesday night. Madison and the Huntsville metro saw around a half an inch, which is the common amount reported throughout the rest of northern Alabama. The main concern Wednesday will be the w

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-17 16:20:00

Lauderdale County car crash claims the lives of elderly couple

Image courtesy of MGN Online LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. - A vehicle crash on Monday claimed the life of 81-year-old Joann Skipworth and her husband, 81-year-old James Hilliard Skipworth according to Alabama State Troopers. Officials say both husband and wife passed away at Huntsville Hospital due to in

WHNT-TV - 2018-01-17 18:23:50

Roads better today and temperatures on way up

Some roads will be slick this morning as temperatures remain well below freezing, but sunshine and winds Wednesday helped dry the pavement and reduce the travel hazard. Meteorologist Chris Stumpf, of the National Weather Service in Huntsville, said Wednesday's conditions, while below freezing, helpe

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-01-18 06:15:00

Limestone County approves $80 million incentive package for Toyota-Mazda

The Limestone County Commission has approved a property tax abatement valued at $80 million as part of the incentive package to lure Toyota-Mazda to north Alabama. Mark Yarbrough, chair of the commission, said the abatements were approved unanimously at a brief meeting Wednesday morning. Toyota-Mazd

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 23:06:41

Sheriff: Genoa Township bank robbery suspect arrested in Howell

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A man believed responsible for the Jan. 11 robbery of a Genoa Township bank was arrested in Howell on Tuesday, police said. The 35-year-old Howell man has not been identified pending arraignment, said Livingston County Sheriff Mike Murphy, but was taken into custo

LIVINGSTON DAILY.COM - 2018-01-17 21:07:25

Man charged after crash that left Brighton MSP vehicle 'mangled'

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Bloomfield Township man is facing charges in connection to a crash that left a Michigan State Police patrol vehicle "mangled" last month, police said. Kareem Marcus Eckert, 18, was arraigned Jan. 12 on a felony charge of causing injury while failing to use due

LIVINGSTON DAILY.COM - 2018-01-17 22:19:27

NASA: Pieces of asteroid fell along M-36 in Hamburg Township

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Pieces of an asteroid from the fireball seen over southeast Michigan last night are believed to have landed in Livingston County, according to Bill Cooke, lead for NASA meteoroid environment office at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. "If yo

LIVINGSTON DAILY.COM - 2018-01-17 18:50:43

2 Semi Smashup Causes Westbound I-96 Closure

NOVI (WWJ) - Efforts continue in Novi to clear a crash that had I-96 shut down overnight. The accident happened around 2 a.m. Thursday when two semi-trucks slammed into each other near Beck Road. The westbound lanes of I-96 were completely closed for hours until debris was clear; two lanes currently

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 06:31:04