Maggie Prosser, The Dallas Morning News

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Past articles by Maggie:

Flower Mound man, 18, linked to fentanyl juvenile overdose, feds say

Stephen Paul Brinson was arrested Wednesday and faces a federal charge of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, according to officials with the U.S. ... → Read More

Carrollton man advertised pills on social media to entice teens to buy fentanyl, feds say

A Carrollton man is accused of capitalizing on the arrests of two people who allegedly sold deadly fentanyl-laced pills to entice young buyers on social media, ... → Read More

Possible tornadoes reported after line of fast-moving storms blazes through North Texas

A powerful, fast-moving line of thunderstorms — and possible tornadoes — battered Dallas-Fort Worth on Thursday, leaving toppled trees, damaged businesses and... → Read More

Why a Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD meeting about student fentanyl overdoses grew heated

A Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD meeting grew heated Monday night when a community activist questioned the district’s response to a string of student overdoses... → Read More

3 accused of distributing fentanyl-laced pills in Carrollton indicted on federal charges

Three people accused of dealing deadly fentanyl-laced pills to Carrollton teens were indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury, according to court documents.... → Read More

Woman accused of distributing deadly fentanyl-laced pills to kids appears in court

One of the two people accused of distributing fentanyl-laced pills linked to three deaths and six hospitalizations of Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD students... → Read More

‘Nobody cared’: North Texas school ignored concerns about fentanyl, pills, mother says

Another mother of a Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD student said she alerted school officials to rampant drug use and pill peddling last spring but... → Read More

Carrollton mom says she asked school for help before son’s suspected fentanyl poisoning

At least six students have been hospitalized and three more died in a string of overdoses since September last year, according to a federal complaint against... → Read More

How to use Narcan to reverse an opioid overdose, save a life

The fentanyl crisis has gripped North Texas, and one medication may save the life of someone experiencing an opioid overdose. Here’s how to use it. Naloxone... → Read More

What to know about the synthetic opioid fentanyl and why it’s dangerous

Law enforcement officials say fentanyl has eclipsed other street drugs as the deadliest and most widely available in North Texas — the latest wave in the... → Read More

18-year-old fatally shot by Dallas police Wednesday was wanted in Farmers Branch slaying

The teen fatally shot by Dallas police Wednesday was wanted on a capital murder charge in connection with a killing in Farmers Branch last year, according to... → 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

Garland police detective detained by Dallas police on prostitution-related citation

A Garland police detective was detained this weekend on citations related to prostitution and having an open container of alcohol in his truck while off duty,... → Read More

Aaron Dean’s lawyers investigating possible misconduct over post by purported juror

Defense lawyers for Aaron Dean are investigating possible jury misconduct over a social media post from a purported juror soliciting information about the... → Read More

Texas criminal justice employees disciplined after Dallas parolees jailed in murder cases

Two employees of the state’s criminal justice system were recommended for termination and others were disciplined after two men on parole with ankle monitors... → Read More

Atatiana Jefferson’s sister, Amber Carr, being moved to hospice care, lawyer says

Amber Carr, the sister of Atatiana Jefferson who was hospitalized during the trial for Jefferson’s killer last month, will move to a hospice facility, a... → Read More

Family of slain teen marks anniversary of his death; shooter remains on the lam

GARLAND — Xavier Gonzalez’s cocky, crooked smirk is frozen behind his mother’s phone screen. It was a rare moment captured last Christmas Eve when the... → Read More

Prosecutors: Judge overstepped but Texas Seven prison escapee should still get new trial

Prosecutors, a trial court judge and attorneys for Texas Seven prison escapee Randy Halprin all agree his Dallas County capital murder conviction and death... → Read More

Atatiana Jefferson’s neighbors: Aaron Dean’s lawyers defamed historic FW community

Former Fort Worth officer Dean, 38, was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 12 years in prison for manslaughter. → Read More

Jury resumes deliberating manslaughter sentence for former Fort Worth cop Aaron Dean

FORT WORTH — A Tarrant County jury resumed deliberations Tuesday to determine a sentence for the former Fort Worth officer convicted of manslaughter in the... → Read More