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Good Samaritans recount rescuing man from burning vehicle on Interstate 20 in Terrell
TERRELL, Texas (City of Terrell, Press Release) — City of Terrell Fire Department officials are crediting a crowd of good Samaritans with saving a man’s life following a Dec. 4 fiery accident on Interstate 20 near the Wilson Road Exit.
Video: North Texas boy jumps from burning apartment to officers
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A police officer's body camera caught the moment a boy jumped from the second floor of a Dallas-area apartment into the arms of officers below. Video obtained by television station WFAA (Channel 8) shows Balch Springs Police officers trying to get inside the apartment bui
Crash During Chase In Hunt County Sends 2 Officers To The Hospital
HUNT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A crash involving members of North Texas law enforcement, from different departments, sent two people to the hospital Thursday morning. It began just after midnight when officers with the Royse City Police Department began chasing a suspect on Interstate-30 in Rockwall Cou
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Ahead of Execution, Texas Inmate Apologizes to Woman He Raped After Killing Her Husband
A Texas inmate who was executed for murdering a newlywed during a 1993 robbery apologized to his victim’s widow, whom he raped after fatally shooting her husband. Doug and Lora White had only been married 10 days when, on Sept. 21, 1993, Alvin Braziel Jr. jumped out from behind a bush and demanded m
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Two officers injured, arrest made in early morning chase
A Hunt County Sheriff’s deputy and a Royse City Police Department officer were injured during an early Thursday morning chase along Interstate 30 and then into south Hunt County.
Additional victim identified in child sex abuse case, man held on $300,000 bond
FORNEY, Texas — An additional victim has been identified in a child sex abuse case against a man police say may have targeted additional victims. In October 2018, Kyle Landon Turner was arrested for online solicitation of a minor. That case led to investigators discovering another child victim, the
STAR Transit: Limited scheduled for the holidays
STAR Transit announces limited schedule for the holidays. STAR Transit’s offices will be closed Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve), Dec. 25 (Christmas Day) and Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day). This includes demand response and Terrell’s same day service.
Kaufman beats Lady Tigers in district opener
The Terrell High School varsity girls basketball team lost its first district game 42-29 on Tuesday night at Kaufman High School. The Lady Tigers also lost 75-43 to Kennedale on Friday, Dec. 7 at Kennedale High School. Terrell has an overall record of 7-13 overall and is 0-1 in district.
Reby Cary, 1920-2018: Longtime civic leader dies
Reby Cary, 98, who became the first African American elected to the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education and was a longtime leader in Fort Worth and North Texas, died on Friday, Dec. 7 at age 98.
Game Day: Lady Cats Host Princeton; Wildcats at Jesuit at 6 p.m.
Game Day: Lady Cats Host Princeton; Wildcats at Jesuit at 6 p.m. Lady Cats Game Day Friday at Home Versus Princeton. The Lady Cats’ basketball team, 12-3 for the season so far, should be challenged Friday evening (December 14) in Wildcats Gym as they play Princeton. There will be a JV contest at 5 p
Police Need Help Identifying Man Found Dead In Creek
DALLAS, TX -- The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a dead man found floating in a creek near the 2900 block of Irving Boulevard on Dec. 7. The man was found at about 8:45 a.m.
Kaufman County grand jury indicts former constable's deputy with tampering with a witness
FORNEY, Texas — A Kaufman County grand jury has indicted a former Precinct 2 Constable's Office deputy with tampering with a witness, a third-degree felony. On November 30, 2018, the grand jury indicted former deputy John Paul Bohmer with one count of tampering with a witness.
The Latest: Texas executes inmate for killing newlywed
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The Latest on the execution of Texas inmate (all times local):. A Texas inmate has been executed for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago.
Good Samaritans Honored for Helping Terrell Officer Make Arrest
What started out as a typical call quickly turned violent for a Terrell police officer. Now, that officer is thanking two good Samaritans for stepping in when he needed it most.
Royse City police officer, Hunt County deputy crash during high-speed chase
A Royse City police officer and a Hunt County sheriff's deputy were hospitalized early Thursday after their patrol vehicles collided with each other during a chase, officials said.
The Cast Of ‘A Different World’ Gave $100k Check To This HBCU
The cast of A Different World is giving back to a historically black college and university (HBCU) in need. According to EBONY, the cast of the former NBC sitcom partnered with Ford to give Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas a $100,000 check. Cree Summer, Jasmine Guy, Darryl Bell and K
Investigation leads to child pornography arrest
A Royse City-area man, previously charged with possession of child pornography, has again been arrested on the charge and is being held in local custody. Billy Lewis Malone Jr., 52, was taken into custody Monday following an investigation by the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office and Royse City and Greenv
Teen Surrenders, Admits to Killing Two in Dallas Triple Shooting, Police Say
A Dallas teen is in custody and facing a capital murder charge after he surrendered to police Tuesday morning and admitting to killing two people in a triple shooting Friday night.