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Past articles by Sara:

SC inmates use art to heal from sexual assault trauma, domestic violence

Artist Cathy Salser guided 32 inmates, each of whom decorated one of the 16 panels that make up a butterfly. They painted scenes and scrawled poetry that reminded them of → Read More

Garland police searching for armed man who robbed gas station in Longhorns sweatshirt

Garland police have released images from a July 8 robbery in hopes of identifying the man who pointed a gun at the cashier.Police say the robber... → Read More

Dallas officer hit by DART train in downtown Dallas is in stable condition, police say

A man was injured when he was struck by a DART light-rail train in downtown Dallas on Tuesday afternoon.DART officials confirmed that a man was hit... → Read More

McKinney police searching for man accused of putting phone under woman's skirt at Hobby Lobby

McKinney police have released photos in hopes of identifying a man they say put his cellphone under a woman's skirt.A woman called police around... → Read More

Dallas police investigating Instagram video of girl putting dog in clothes dryer

Police and animal services in Dallas are investigating a video posted on Instagram that shows a young woman stuffing a dog into a clothes dryer and... → Read More

Expect the highest heat indexes of the summer before a cold front brings dip in temperatures, chance of rain

Meteorologists expect a cold front to sweep Dallas this week, but a possible thunderstorm won't provide much relief from Monday and Tuesday's... → Read More

Security guard raped woman at mall and may have other victims, Grapevine police say

A loss prevention officer accused of raping a woman at Grapevine Mills Mall may have sexually assaulted other women, police said Monday. → Read More

Man fatally stabbed in northwest Dallas parking lot

Dallas police are asking the public's help in finding the person responsible for a fatal stabbing on Sunday night.The victim, whom officials... → Read More

Police arrest man wanted since May for his girlfriend's slaying at Red Bird motel

A Cedar Hill man who's been on the run since Dallas police named him as a suspect in his girlfriend's murder in May is now behind bars. → Read More

Grand Prairie teens charged with capital murder after shooting robbery victim, police say

Grand Prairie police have jailed two teens who they say are responsible for robbing two men and fatally shooting one of them on Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Officials recover body from pond behind southeast Oak Cliff Amazon fulfillment center

Officials recovered a body Thursday morning from a pond in southeast Oak Cliff.Someone called police around 11 a.m. after spotting the body in the... → Read More

Dallas man accused of joining ISIS as a teen extradited from Syria to stand trial

A Dallas man accused of joining ISIS when he was a teenager has been extradited from Syria to stand trial.Omer Kuzu, now 23, made his first court... → Read More

Texas DPS intelligence chief charged with sexual assault, fired

The chief of the Texas Department of Public Safety's intelligence and counterterrorism division was fired Tuesday after his arrest on a sexual... → Read More

Felon charged with capital murder after fatal robbery at Red Bird apartment complex

Dallas police have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a robbery victim in a Red Bird apartment complex's parking lot last month. → Read More

Forest Hill woman dies after shooting at child's birthday party, gunman still at large

A Forest Hill woman who was shot in the head at a child's birthday party earlier this month has died.Demetrice Casshay Stewart, 30, was protecting... → Read More

19-year-old man dies in apparent drowning at Splash Kingdom water park in Canton

A 19-year-old man died Sunday after after he was pulled unconscious from a pool at Splash Kingdom water park in Canton, police said.Police in... → Read More

3 suspects in custody after taking hostage at gunpoint at Fort Worth home, police say

Three men were in custody Monday morning after holding a hostage at gunpoint at a Fort Worth home, police said.The hostage's mother called police... → Read More

Police arrest man accused of shooting 31-year-old during argument in west Oak Cliff

A man identified by Dallas police as the shooter who killed 31-year-old Michael Mires last week has been arrested. → Read More

Medical examiner tries to identify skeleton displayed for decades at Dallas Heritage Village

For 40 years a mystery has been staring Dallas Heritage Village visitors in the face. Now the Dallas County medical examiner's office is trying to... → Read More

Man on trial for 8 child-sex charges slits own throat in Johnson County courtroom

A man on trial for eight child sex charges slit his own throat in a Johnson County courtroom Wednesday, and was given seven life sentences the next... → Read More