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Recent articles by Lana:

Fort Worth police officer arrested on child sex abuse charge

A Fort Worth officer was arrested Thursday after a months-long investigation into the sexual abuse of a minor. Fort Worth police responded to a report of a... → Read More

Live updates, radar: Ice storm warning issued for parts of North Texas through Thursday

Power outages and tree damage are likely to happen in parts of North Texas, including Dallas, Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to a new... → Read More

Snow, sleet and frozen rain is falling in Texas. How do the wintery precipitations differ?

A wintery mix of precipitation covered North Texas in ice early this week with a winter storm warning in effect through Thursday morning. What exactly makes... → Read More

Live updates, radar: Winter weather storm warning extended to Thursday morning

The cold weather and icy conditions coating North Texas are likely to continue through Thursday morning as the National Weather Service extends its winter... → Read More

Man fatally shot Sunday afternoon in southeast Oak Cliff, police say

A man died Sunday afternoon after being shot in southeast Oak Cliff. Around 12:30 p.m., officers responded to the 7900 block of Mask Drive and found a male... → Read More

Your ultimate guide to surviving winter weather in Dallas Fort-Worth

Most of North Texas was bundled up and under a winter storm warning from Monday to Wednesday with the threat of freezing rain and plunging temperatures... → Read More

Cold weather expected to bring freezing rain, icy conditions to Dallas early this week

This week is expected to be a wet one throughout North Texas with the possibility of freezing rain early on. A cold front pushing through Sunday will bring... → Read More

Prosper ISD board president’s arrest stems from incident at Dallas church, affidavit says

The alleged inappropriate sexual conduct that led to the Wednesday arrest of a president of a North Texas school district’s board of trustees occurred inside... → Read More

Dallas officer, capital murder suspect shot in west Oak Cliff, police say

A Dallas police officer and a capital murder suspect were shot Wednesday in west Oak Cliff, police said. The officer was shot in the foot is expected to... → Read More

Dead vulture, loose clouded leopard: What’s going on at the Dallas Zoo?

An unprecedented string of events at the Dallas Zoo, including a missing animal, torn enclosures and an unusual death, has garnered national attention over... → Read More

Teenage brothers arrested in weekend shooting that killed 1, injured another in Garland

Two brothers were arrested in a weekend shooting in Garland that killed one person and hospitalized another. Christopher Sagrero 17, and Jose Sagrero 19, each... → Read More

Dallas Zoo expected to give update on death investigation of endangered vulture

Dallas Zoo officials are scheduled to speak 3 p.m. Monday on the death of an endangered vulture that occurred over the weekend. Zoo staff said Saturday they... → Read More

1 dead, suspect at large after Sunday shooting in Red Bird, police say

One man died Sunday in southern Dallas after being shot multiple times. Officers responded to the 3500 block of Cliff Creek Crossing Drive around 6:30 p.m.... → Read More

Police search for second suspect in deadly far northeast Dallas weekend shooting

One suspect in a deadly Saturday shooting in far northeast Dallas was found at a hospital with a gunshot wound while a second remains at large, according to... → Read More

Get ready to bundle up again, North Texas. We may get some light snow showers this week

Snow showers are forecasted for North Texas on Tuesday but there won’t be much accumulation, if any. Monday will have seasonable temperatures with highs in... → Read More

5 takeaways from new report on 130+ vehicle crash in Fort Worth. When will we know more?

Nearly two years after a massive, deadly pileup on an icy Fort Worth toll road involving over 100 vehicles, the National Transportation Safety Board released... → Read More

New documentary highlights life of abducted Arlington 9-year-old who inspired Amber Alert

A new true crime documentary premiered Wednesday about the Arlington 9-year-old whose unsolved kidnapping and murder in 1996 inspired the creation of the... → Read More

Mother of boy, 11, killed in Dallas calls for community to ‘protect your babies’

The family of the 11-year-old boy fatally shot in east Oak Cliff is calling on the community to “protect your babies at all cost.” De’Evan McFall was shot... → Read More

Cuts to Dallas Zoo enclosures are being investigated as criminal mischief. What’s that?

The Dallas Zoo was the talk of the town over the weekend after two apparently intentional cuts were made in animal enclosures, one of which allowed a clouded... → Read More

Police searching for suspect in fatal shooting at Denton apartment complex

A man died late Wednesday after police found him shot multiple times in a Denton apartment. → Read More