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Past articles by Kaley:

2 boys home alone in Arlington hospitalized after fire breaks out

Two children were injured and hospitalized after a fire broke out in their house while they were home alone in Arlington, Texas. Firefighter crews searched for the two kids inside the home on Partridge Avenue. → Read More

Grand Prairie Superintendent dies after motorcycle crash while on vacation

Dr. Susan Simpson Hull died after a motorcycle crash in Arizona. Hull was superintendent over five districts in DFW and had been a teacher and principal in North Texas. → Read More

Body of Olney school teacher found near lake; Texas Rangers investigating as homicide

A German and English teacher was found dead in Olney and the Texas Rangers are investigating her death as a possible homicide. Police have no suspects in Manuela Sabine Allen’s death. Her body was found Sunday. → Read More

Small earthquake recorded in Mansfield

A 2.6 magnitude earthquake hit Johnson County in DFW in North Texas on Monday, July 8, according to US Geological Survey. The small quake comes days after two larger earthquakes caused damage in California. → Read More

6-year-old dies from electric shock in Weatherford on Fourth of July

A child died after getting out of a pool and being electrically shocked at a trailer home in Parker County, Texas in the DFW area on July 4. Edwin Diaz, 6, was a student in the Aledo Independent School District → Read More

Child drowns at apartment complex in Irving over Fourth of July weekend

A child drowned at an apartment swimming pool in Irving, Texas over Fourth of July weekend, police said. Someone called to report a the drowning at the Fountain Pointe Las Colinas Apartments and the girl died. → Read More

Lightning strike sets home on fire in Fort Worth; firefighters fight blaze

Lightning struck a home in east Fort Worth in DFW on Waterchase Circle. Firefighters fought the blaze Saturday night but the home had considerable damage. → Read More

Allen police search for missing 11-year-old girl

Police in DFW asked for help finding a missing child Sunday. Maria Villanueva, 11, had not been found as of Sunday afternoon in North Texas. → Read More

Audio from plane reveals confusion of crew in seconds before Addison crash, NTSB says

National Transportation Safety Board says audio from the cockpit showed confusion among the pilot and co-pilot in the seconds before a plane crashed into an airport hangar in North Texas. 10 people were killed. → Read More

Atheist group’s banners in downtown Fort Worth prompt complaints; Mayor, city respond

Fort Worth TX officials say ‘In No God We Trust’ signs on Main St. and near Sundance Square don’t violate city policy and won’t be removed despite complaints. The signs were put up by Metroplex Atheists in DFW. → Read More

Arlington officer says he accidentally used Taser on man who caught fire and died

One of two Arlington, Texas police officers who used a Taser on a man who caught fire and died says he fired the stun gun by accident. Gabriel Olivas’ family is suing the two officers and the city of Arlington. → Read More

No cause determined for plane crash; witness says engine sounded wrong from take-off

A small plane crash into an airport hangar in North Texas near Dallas, in which ten people died, is still under investigation. The NTSB and FAA are investigating why the plane crashed in Addison, TX, on Sunday. → Read More

Ex-Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent tased, arrested by Coppell police in Wendy’s parking lot

Ex-Dallas Cowboys football player Josh Brent, who was found guilty of manslaughter when his teammate Jerry Brown died in a drunk driving crash, was arrested and tased by police, who said he was drunk in public. → Read More

Small plane crashes into hangar at North Texas airport

An aircraft crashed into a hangar at the Addison Municipal Airport. The plane, a twin-engine Beechcraft BE-350 King Air, was destroyed in the subsequent fire. It is not known how many people were injured. → Read More

Arlington police who tased man caused him to catch fire, die, family says in suit

Family of a man who poured gasoline on himself and died after being Tasered by police says Arlington, Texas officers caused his death with the stun gun, and they are suing the city. Gabriel Olivas caught fire. → Read More

Lawsuit: Family says police lied about fatal shooting of man in downtown Fort Worth

A suit filed in TX district court says the Fort Worth Police Department conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of a man in 2015. The officer-involved shooting did not result in a trial or the cop being fired. → Read More

Man, 29, dies after motorcycle accident in Fort Worth, police say

A Fort Worth man was killed after he crashed the motorcycle he was driving in the 3000 block of Texas Sage Trail. Christopher Alexander Warwick died at a hospital of injuries from the accident, police said. → Read More

Person shot near car wash in Arlington, police say

A person was shot near an Arlington TX car wash, police said. The person had a non-life-threatening injury and was taken to a local hospital. The shooting happened in the 1900 block of South Cooper Street. → Read More

Police investigating shooting in east Fort Worth; 1 person wounded

Police were investigating a shooting near Post Oak Boulevard and Trinity Boulevard, near Euless and Highway 360 in Fort Worth, Texas, officers said. The suspected shooter had not been arrested. → Read More

Storms may bring damaging winds, heavy rain for the third stormy Sunday in a row in DFW

The National Weather Service predicted thunderstorms in the Metroplex Sunday could include straight-line winds and hail. Fort Worth and Dallas may see flooding and damage due to the storms. → Read More