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In Dallas, it's only illegal to ride without a helmet if you're under the age of 18. City code in Dallas does, however, forbid the use of motorized scooters on streets and sidewalks. City trails, which have been the biggest source of complaints about bike litter, outlaw the use of motorized vehicles completely.
DALLAS - A Scottish technology company has used computers to recreate the speech President John F. Kennedy was set to deliver at the DALLAS Trade Mart the day he was assassinated. CereProc, which specializes in text-to-speech technology, collected 116,777 sound units from 831 of JFK's speeches ...
A small group of people upset with rental bikes scattered around Dallas dropped some off at City Hall Friday afternoon. An online invitation for the so-called "flash mob" stated that they want to raise awareness about the issue of bike sharing -- and bikes being left anywhere and everywhere. The city is still ...
AUSTIN -- Backed by the White House and boosted by $4 million from the Charles Koch Foundation, a new way to introduce former inmates back into society will soon be tested in Dallas. "Safe Streets and Second Chances," a randomized prison re-entry pilot program, will measure how to reduce ...
That's just one of the suggestions found in materials prepared for Wednesday's meeting of the Dallas City Council, which will discuss what to do with the city-owned monuments, artwork and street names honoring soldiers who fought for the Confederacy. The council put the discussion on hold in November ...

Is AT&T a digital underdog? A judge will weigh the Dallas giant against Netflix, Amazon in merger battle ... When Dallas-based AT&T faces off with the Justice Department next week over its planned merger with Time Warner, the fight won't just be about about a business deal. For the company, it is a fight ...
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - It is the 39th installment Saturday of the DALLAS St. Patrick's Day Parade and there are a lot of new faces and businesses in the Lower Greenville area that have never experienced the festivities. The parade officially starts at 11:00 a.m., but many die-hard spectators will arrive ...
An estimated 125,000 people are expected to attend the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dallas, with more than 100 floats riding south on Greenville ... This year's parade grand marshal is Dallas native Burton Gilliam, an actor best known for films like Paper Moon, Blazing Saddles and Back to the Future III.
Because the thing was never found, Dallas police issued a missing-marker bulletin Tuesday. Everyone presumed the marker was stolen. It happens. But as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, the marker was in the possession of Dallas police Detective Jerry Gamez, who's trying to get it in the right hands to plant it back in ...
Along with the Dallas visit, Amazon employees have also at least been to the Washington, D.C. area, Denver, and Toronto. That doesn't mean much except that reporters in each of those regions are well-sourced enough to know about those visits--it seems possible, if not likely, that the company has ...
But here in Dallas, where a federal lawsuit was filed to put an end to cash bails that penalize the poor, a Southern Methodist University student is taking matters into his own hands. Greg Guggenmos, 21, is on the verge of launching a "community bail" program that would provide money for indigent ...
Dallas author Ben Fountain is a finalist for a $50,000 prize that honors mid-career authors. Fountain, author of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, is one of five people on the shortlist for the Simpson Family Literary Prize, which recognizes "a mid-career writer who has earned a distinguished reputation and the ...
One person was injured after a vehicle sped through a work zone and struck several other cars Wednesday night on the Dallas North Tollway. A Mercedes-Benz traveling north around 10:15 p.m. on the tollway near Walnut Hill Lane struck several vehicles, including two pickups, an Acura and a Nissan ...
... including face-painting, soccer, basketball and coloring sheets. Evacuees can also get information from Atmos Energy, along with food and drinks, said organizers Kevin Guico, Lily Binford and Holly Holmaas. The trio are teachers at Dallas ISD but have organized the event independently, Holmaas said.
Two pedestrians were killed after being struck by vehicles in separate incidents Wednesday night in Dallas. The first incident happened when a man was struck around 10:30 p.m. on Interstate 35E near where it meets State Highway 183 in Stemmons Corridor. The driver who hit him cooperated with Dallas ...
... forward to Spring Break. Here are a few ideas for your spring break and beyond across the Dallas/Fort Worth area. ... Monday, March 12 from 2:30 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. the East Branch Library Program room will host a variety of birds, mammals and reptiles from the Dallas Zoo. For more info, please visit ...

Dallas police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that killed two people Wednesday night in southwest Oak Cliff. The crash occurred at about 6 p.m. on Loop 12 at the intersection of West Kiest Boulevard. The collision was between a motorcycle and a sedan. The driver of the motorcycle was identified as ...
The report, released Thursday by the Dallas Women's Foundation along with the Institute for Women's Policy Research, also found that in Texas, women may have to wait until 2049 for equal pay. However, the study found that if they were paid the same wage as men for comparable jobs, poverty among ...
But Dallas's music scene, while rife with talent, doesn't have the number of headliners it would take to sustain nine years of local talent at the top of the bill. So in 2018, for the first time in the festival's history, none of the Homegrown headliners are from Dallas. Instead, the above-the-fold spots have gone to ...
UpdatedDallas firefighters Relocated Due to Natural Gas Leak. "For me, it is someone who brings fresh ideas, fresh perspective, someone who has got a record of standing on principle and doing so when it has not been easy," said Mizani. The voters decision will be known a week from today, in the ...
Updated at 4:10 p.m. Includes information about the city of Denton's ordinance for bike-sharing companies, which was approved Feb. 20. Plano is looking to get a handle on rental bikes before they become a big problem, with the City Council among the first in North Texas to approve an ordinance to ...
Redfin, the national real estate brokerage, likes to release free press-generating rankings of cities using their proprietary TransitScore, which relies on the "usefulness" of public transit routes in a given city. Usefulness here is a measure of "the distance to the nearest stop on the route, the frequency of the ...
In our annual ranking of the economic performance of metropolitan areas, the ability of cities such as Provo, Utah, Raleigh, N.C., and Dallas to consistently attract high-tech employers and to create homegrown tech firms is rooted in the contributions of research universities. Recognizing the connection is ...
A gas leak forced the evacuation of a northwest Dallas fire station Tuesday evening not far from where a house exploded last week. Atmos Energy notified Dallas Fire-Rescue about 7 p.m. of the leak that it discovered in front of Fire Station 43 in the 2800 block of Lombardy Lane, Dallas Fire-Rescue ...
These aren't the first maps illustrating the economic inequality in American cities, but they might be the prettiest. Put together by the mapping software company ESRI, here brightly colored dots pinpoint income disparities. There are three layers we can look at. The first is broken down by the predominance ...
police were first called at about 10:16 a.m. to an apartment complex in the 2300 block of North Field Street, where the woman was found dead. Police identified her as 52-year-old Nancy Churchwell. At about 1 p.m., Dallas police officers and a U.S. Marshal later encountered the suspect -- identified by ...
If you didn't get your fill of sunshine during the brief break in the clouds in Dallas-Fort Worth, you're going to have to wait a little longer. rain will return Tuesday and there's a low chance for severe thunderstorms capable of producing nickel- to quarter-sized hail, KXAS-TV (NBC5) meteorologist Rick Mitchell ...
This year's flu season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago, and it surpasses every winter flu season since 2003. Dallas County is now reporting 62 flu-related deaths. The latest patients were 90 and 98 years old from Dallas. They both had high-risk health conditions. The deaths of ...
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Dallas, TX -- House hunters, rejoice! We're back again with the Dallas Patch Real Estate Roundup, a weekly look at some of the most unique and coveted houses in the Big D. This week's roundup includes updated remodels and brand new beauties to suit every price range. To see all of these houses ...
A Dallas police officer turned himself in to Seagoville police Friday to face an official oppression charge tied to a December incident, police said. In a bare-bones news release, police said Officer Dionicio Buitron's arrest was tied to an investigation into a Dec. 30 incident. No details about the misdemeanor ...
City officials removed and stored the statue amid an effort drop Confederate names from city streets and property if the person had no direct tie to Dallas. That effort included changing several street names, including those bearing the names of Lee and generals P.G.T. Beauregard, Stonewall Jackson, ...
Best thing about this job is you never know where the day will take you. Like Wednesday. One minute I'm tapping on the laptop in the media office at Dallas City Hall; the next I'm summoned to the conference room next to Dwaine Caraway's office, into which the mayor pro tem had stuffed council member ...
The letters appeared in our front yard on a Tuesday. My wife was nonplussed. After what was probably a little too much wine with dinner, followed by what was definitely too much wine while doing the dishes, I patiently and lovingly explained the situation to her. "It's the thing with the letters," I said. Many long seconds ...
He said that since an attack by a group of men seven years ago that broke some bones and left a deep dent in his skull, he is now blind, walks with a cane and can't remember even simple things --like his own age. But what Rodriguez does remember to do is attend church every Sunday ...
In the first, Javier Giovani Araujo, 34, of Austin was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison one one count of conspiracy to produce child pornography and one count of transportation of child pornography. Garrett Alexander Mack, 29, of Dallas received a 30-year sentence after pleading guilty to one count of ...
A combination of heavy rains and plunging temperatures overnight led to slick conditions in some spots. In North Dallas, ramps near the High Five interchange at Interstate 635 and Central Expressway were shut down after icy conditions caused a crash early Wednesday, KTVT-TV (Channel 11) reported.
Dallas, TX -- It's no secret the flu has struck the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with a vengeance this year. With 54 people dead from flu complications in Dallas county alone and septic shock victims facing amputations, the severity of flu cases in Dallas can't be denied. Data from ...
Dallas detectives traveled to Massachusetts to interview Gallagher about the east Oak Cliff slaying, but he invoked his right to remain silent, police said. Gallagher has a long criminal record in Texas, including convictions for theft, trespassing, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and drug possession ...
The rule change had received the backing of Coalition for a New Dallas, a Political Action Committee founded to push for the demolition of Interstate 345 downtown, and Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. The group lamented Rollins' removal and circulated an online petition to change the rules ...
The Texas secretary of state has requested a Criminal Investigation into whether a candidate running for Dallas County commissioner unsuccessfully tried to bribe his opponent to drop out of the race, records show. Stephen Stanley, a former Garland City Council member, said Wednesday that the step ...
Dallas firefighters had been called about 3 a.m. to the Arpeggio Apartments in the 2400 block of Victory Avenue to put out fires on the first and second floors, fire officials said. No one was injured, and residents were evacuated to the nearby W Hotel while firefighters and Dallas police investigated. A building ...
No one knows for sure, not even the Texas State Historical Association or the City of Dallas's official website. Decades after the city's founding, John Neely Bryan, the city's first white settler, would only say that it was named after "my friend Dallas." But Bryan, who was suffering from dementia, didn't furnish a ...
Authorities and activists working to end the problem say one of the best preventative measures is raising public awareness. State Rep. Helen Giddings, D-Dallas, is trying to do just that. She will lead a community conference this month to help educate and eradicate this fast-growing but insidious issue.
Barring a last-minute reprieve, Texas will execute one of Dallas' most notorious murderers at 6 p.m. Thursday. John Battaglia, 62, killed his daughters, 9-year-old Faith and 6-year-old Liberty, in 2001 in his Deep Ellum loft while on the phone with their mother. He's been on death row in Livingston since his ...
The property includes a 26-acre lakefront property with a five-bedroom lodge featuring a gourmet kitchen, game room, underground storm shelter and a separate two-bedroom lakehouse. There's also a boathouse with a 100-foot pier and lifts for two boats and four jet skis. Farther from the lake, there's a ...
Elton John Farewell Tour Dallas Tickets Go on Sale. London, England - JUNE 03: Elton John performs live at Twickenham Stoop on June 3, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Harlequins). We think it's going to be a long, long time until Elton John will return to North Texas ...
Nine Houston residents have been indicted and arrested in connection with eight robberies in the Dallas area in 2016 and 2017, federal officials announced. The eight men and one woman were indicted last week on one count each of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, said U.S. Attorney ...
Battaglia and his wife had separated and the girls were killed at his Dallas apartment during a scheduled visit. The punishment was carried out after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from his lawyers to review his case, contending the 62-year-old was delusional and mentally incompetent for ...


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