Catherine Marfin, The Dallas Morning News

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The Dallas Morning News

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Recent articles by Catherine:

Man sexually assaulted woman in aisle of Pleasant Grove gas station, Dallas police say

A 22-year-old man is behind bars after Dallas police say he sexually assaulted a woman at a Pleasant Grove gas station last week. Roel Perea Perez faces... → Read More

2nd man jailed on capital murder charge in teen’s fatal shooting during Fort Worth drug exchange

A second man is behind bars in connection with the shooting death of a teenager at a Fort Worth apartment complex in June. Marlin Tramaine Warren, 20, was... → Read More

Denton County deputies fatally shoot 35-year-old man authorities say was armed with 2 knives

Denton County deputies fatally shot a man early Tuesday in the northwestern part of the county. Around 3 a.m., deputies responded to a disturbance call on... → Read More

Lawsuit claims developer Bill Hutchinson gave Texas woman incurable STD during sexual assaults

Another woman has sued William Lewald “Bill” Hutchinson, alleging that the Dallas-area developer sexually assaulted her on two occasions last year and gave... → Read More

2nd person arrested in connection with man’s fatal shooting in University Park

A second person was arrested this week in connection with the shooting death of a man in University Park earlier this month, police said. Jennifer Montes,... → Read More

North Texas parents, health-care providers preparing for approval of COVID-19 shot for kids 5 to 11

With the White House detailing plans Wednesday for distributing COVID-19 shots to young children, health-care providers and parents across North Texas can... → Read More

Man faces charges in southeast Oak Cliff apartment explosion, Dallas police say

A man faces multiple felony charges after Dallas police say they connected him to an apartment explosion in southeast Oak Cliff that injured eight people... → Read More

Here are the rules your employer has to follow when it comes to COVID-19 illness and vaccinations

Employers across North Texas are continuing to navigate how to make their workplaces as safe as possible in the wake of the most recent COVID-19 surge and... → Read More

Dallas Zoo evaluating possible changes to giraffe care after death of 3-month-old calf

The Dallas Zoo is working to determine how a 3-month-old giraffe suffered a “catastrophic” injury that caused the calf to be euthanized earlier this month.... → Read More

73-year-old man wanted in woman’s killing captured in Mexico, Parker County sheriff says

A 73-year-old man who was wanted in connection with the death of a woman in August was captured this week in Mexico, the Parker County Sheriff’s Office... → Read More

Police searching for 72-year-old man last seen in Old East Dallas

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a 72-year-old man last seen in Friday in Old East Dallas. James Landrum was last seen in the 6300 block of... → Read More

Sexual assault charges dismissed against ‘Girl in the Closet’ Lauren Kavanaugh, court records show

The charges of sexual assault against “Girl in the Closet” Lauren Kavanaugh — who as a child was subjected to years of abuse by her family — have been... → Read More

Have a kid from 5 to 11 who will get a COVID-19 shot once they’re approved? We want to hear from you

Pfizer and BioNTech announced last month that data from a trial of their COVID-19 vaccine in children found that it provided strong protection in kids ages... → Read More

Giraffe calf born July 4 at Dallas Zoo humanely euthanized this weekend after ‘catastrophic’ injury

A giraffe calf born at the Dallas Zoo only three months ago was humanely euthanized over the weekend following a ‘catastrophic’ injury, the zoo said.... → Read More

Bryan Hobson Wildenthal, leader who helped bring UTD to forefront of higher ed, dies at 83

Bryan Hobson Wildenthal, a highly respected physicist who is best known in North Texas for for his influential work as an administrator at the University... → Read More

27-year-old man found fatally shot in Far North Dallas home

A 27-year-old man was found fatally shot inside a Far North Dallas home Saturday morning, police said. Around 9:20 a.m., police were called to a home in... → Read More

70-year-old man last seen in Vickery Meadow may be confused and need help

Dallas police are asking for the public’s help finding a 70-year-old man who may be confused and need help. Asuncion Sanchez was last seen in the 8300... → Read More

1 dead, 1 injured in far northeast Dallas shooting, police say

One man was killed and another injured in a shooting in far northeast Dallas early Saturday. Officers got a call around 2:30 a.m. about a shooting on... → Read More

Thousands pour into downtown Dallas to rally for abortion rights and to blast Texas’ SB 8 law

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Dallas on Saturday to rally for reproductive rights and to demonstrate against Texas’ new law that heavily... → Read More

Scores of residents remain displaced after explosion at southeast Oak Cliff apartments

Scores of residents of a southeast Oak Cliff apartment complex remained displaced Thursday, a day after an explosion blew apart one of the complex’s... → Read More