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Arlington Police recruit dies days after collapsing during training exercise

An Arlington Police Department recruit officer died Sunday after seemingly falling ill during a training exercise late last week. Marquis Kennedy, who began... → Read More

Weatherford preteen charged after shooting her father then herself, police say

A 12-year-old North Texas girl was charged with criminal conspiracy after police found her and her father with gunshot wounds last week. Both survived after... → Read More

Suspect arrested after man fatally hit by car in west Oak Cliff neighborhood, police say

A suspect was charged with murder after police found a dead man in the west Oak Cliff neighborhood Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the 5000 block of W. ... → Read More

‘Say her name.’ Downtown Dallas protest against government abuse in Iran draws hundreds

“Freedom for Iran!” “Say her name! Mahsa Amini!” “We want justice! We want peace!” Hundreds of D-FW residents, young and old, gathered in downtown Dallas’... → Read More

14 year old dead after shooting in South Dallas, police say

An early morning shooting in South Dallas left a 14 year old dead. Officers responded to the 2900 block of Al Lipscomb Way just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday and... → Read More

2 killed in South Dallas shooting, including rapper BFG Straap, police say

Two people were fatally shot in South Dallas Thursday, including local rapper BFG Straap, police say. About 3:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 2800... → Read More

Traffic slowed on U.S. 75 in Allen after 18-wheeler crashes off overpass killing driver

Motorists should expect major delays after a tractor-trailer drove off an overpass Tuesday afternoon in Allen and became engulfed in flames as it landed on... → Read More

Dallas doctor accused of tampering with IV bags denied bail

A longtime North Texas doctor was denied bail Monday on federal charges related to allegations that he injected IV bags with drugs that caused almost a dozen... → Read More

Two suspects in custody after double homicide in Tarrant County, police say

Two men are dead and another two are in police custody after a shooting early Sunday morning in Haltom City in North Texas. → Read More

Pedestrian dies after hit by SUV in east Oak Cliff neighborhood, police say

A man died Saturday after being struck by a SUV while he was in a crosswalk in the east Oak Cliff neighborhood, according to Dallas Police. The pedestrian,... → Read More

Suspect fatally shot man at traffic light in downtown Dallas, affidavit says

A man arrested in a fatal August shooting is accused of firing at a vehicle as it passed him at a traffic light in downtown Dallas. Cristian Manzano, 29,... → Read More

One dead after shooting in South Dallas early Friday, police say

A disturbance between two men Friday morning in South Dallas left one dead and another in police custody. Around 3:45 a.m., officers responded to a shooting... → Read More

Shooting at apartment complex in Far North Dallas leaves one man dead, police say

A shooting at an apartment complex early Friday morning left one man dead and another in custody, according to the Dallas Police Department. Officers... → Read More

Suspect remains at large after man killed in shooting at Fort Worth nightclub, police say

A suspect accused of fatally shooting a man outside a Fort Worth nightclub over the weekend remained at large Friday morning. Officers responded to a shooting... → Read More

California’s governor touts abortion access on Texas billboards

New billboards touting abortion access in California popped up Thursday throughout Texas and other states with restrictive laws governing the procedure. “Texas ... → Read More

Investigation into doctor reveals at least 10 more ‘unexpected cardiac emergencies’

The investigation into the North Texas doctor accused of compromising IV bags revealed at least 10 more “unexpected cardiac emergencies” between May and... → Read More

OurCalling announces plans to create safe place for homeless children, families in Dallas

OurCalling, a daytime homeless outreach center, announced plans to create a “Family Safe Place” to help families and children experiencing homelessness in... → Read More

$10M interactive fountain at Klyde Warren Park debuts its illuminated show this evening

A $10 million interactive fountain boasted to be the only one of its kind in the country was unveiled Wednesday afternoon, with the first of its nightly... → Read More

Wylie ISD 5th-grade teacher killed in murder-suicide, police say

A Collin County fifth-grade teacher was killed Sunday night in a murder-suicide, according to the Josephine Police Department. Officers responded to a report... → Read More

Fort Worth man pleads guilty to killing wife while their children slept nearby

A 37-year-old Fort Worth man pleaded guilty Monday to the 2017 capital murder of his estranged wife, according to a Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s ... → Read More