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Thousands of school walkouts are expected on Friday as part of continued efforts calling for stricter background checks and gun control to help put a stop to mass shootings. The walkouts will occur on the 19th anniversary of the deadly Columbine High School shooting in which two students gunned ... high school students
No one was hit when a seventh-floor apartment was struck by gunfire around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday in downtown Dallas, police said. Shots struck a high-rise complex at North St. Paul Street and Pacific Avenue and shattered an apartment window. The apartment was occupied at the time, police said, ...

A Dallas teenager, Marcus Hernandez, is placed in jail for the murder of a 17-year-old Saturday night. Dallas police responded to the shooting early Saturday morning at 3505 Fordham Road at approximately 12:50 a.m.. Hernandez, 18-years-old, shot Raul Garza who was taken to an area hospital ...
Developers who are planning to rehab blocks of buildings on the east side of downtown Dallas have completed their purchase. Todd Interests has been working for several months to acquire a neighborhood of commercial buildings constructed in the early 20th century. The firm plans to convert the ...
Dallas City Council Members complained that Atmos Energy natural gas line replacement plans unveiled Wednesday are too slow. A company briefing to the City Council Wednesday included new promises for better communication and faster pipe replacement since a February 23 explosion that killed ...
A former Texas Department of Public Safety sergeant was sentenced Monday to 15 months in federal prison for accepting bribes from a Dallas trucking company in exchange for top-level inspection decals. Kevin Gerard Cauley, 51, pleaded guilty in June 2017 to one count of honest services wire fraud.

I have never been prouder to stand among my generation as student leaders rise up and take action against gun violence. My generation will be historymakers and trail blazers while wearing Converse sneakers and ripped jeans. We might not understand how to file our taxes yet. Some of us can't even ... high school student
Lee Merritt, the attorney for the 20-year-old woman, has turned over evidence to Dallas police hoping that the department will bring criminal charges against Kelly, who Merritt claims "intentionally and knowingly" transmitted herpes to his client, served her alcohol while underage and provided her with ...
Four out of five Dallas Police and Firefighters do not live in the city and overall nearly two thirds of city employees live elsewhere. The numbers demonstrate the challenge Dallas has attracting and keeping middle class families in the city. They are a concern for Dallas leaders who suggest new incentives ...
An effort by President Donald Trump's administration to inquire about citizenship on the 2020 census drew sharp opposition Tuesday from Dallas County commissioners, who promise to fight the attempt to get people to declare whether they are U.S. citizens. "It will be detrimental for all cities and counties ...
Re: "Hate crime shocks Paris -- Officials say Holocaust survivor, 85, was killed because of her religion," Tuesday news story. The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is outraged by the murder of Mireille Knoll and calls upon French and European authorities to step up their efforts ...
DALLAS, TX-- Can it really be Easter without fun family activities? The City of Dallas doesn't seem to think so. The city and The Conservancy in Oak Lawn held it's 52nd Annual Easter in the Park event with thousands of people. There was live music, contests, food, and, of course, an Easter egg hunt!
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas officer was struck by a fleeing suspect's vehicle following a struggle at a police station parking lot, authorities say. According to police, there was a disturbance in the Southwest police station parking lot Sunday. During the incident, officers attempted to place the suspect ...
ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – As the men and women ran the 40-yard dash, attempted as many pushups as they could in two minutes and tested their vertical leap, they did so knowing there was a greater mission at AT&T Stadium. With several companies in attendance, the event is designed to help ...
At about 8:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, a Dallas Fire-Rescue HAZMAT team responded to the campus of First Baptist Dallas on San Jacinto Street in downtown Dallas for the reported suspicious letter. The letter was dropped off in a location of the church where letters are not typically delivered, according to ...
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A FedEx 18-wheeler went over the side of a highway in Dallas early Saturday after crashing into a stalled vehicle, catching fire and killing the driver. Police say at around 2:35 a.m. Saturday, a Honda Accord was traveling southbound in the 6600 block of Julius Schepps Freeway ...
The guitarist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at Dallas' Kessler Theater Friday night despite having his guitars stolen. "It's a very bizarre thing, you know, to be worrying about a set list, I got a couple of dear friends coming, and then all of a sudden all your stuff has been stolen," ...

A Dallas lawyer will pay for the return of a grave marker for a Martian named Ned, stolen from a cemetery in Aurora, about an hour's drive northwest of Dallas. Civil trial attorney Stratton Horres is offering a $1,000 reward for the gravestone's return, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.
Authorities have not said why Cabello is in custody again. A Facebook page created after his release from prison shows the Arlington resident working on construction crews in Fort Worth and Dallas, including a video taken from atop one of the arches on the Margaret McDermott Bridge.
Illinois-headquartered national insurance brokerage and risk management consultancy ,The Plexus Groupe (Plexus), has hired sales executive Wes Hornsby as a vice president of Business Development. Hornsby is based in Dallas. Hornsby brings more than 20 years of sales leadership, business ...
Dallas City Council voted in September to remove two Confederate memorials, a statue of Robert E. Lee, which has been removed, and a memorial in front of Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Now the council must decide how to remove the remaining memorial, as a staff study shows the removal ...
First-time homebuyers won't catch a break from the Dallas area's hot home market this spring. That's because there are only about 1,000 starter homes listed for sale with local real estate agents, according to a new report by Trulia. Less than 8 percent of local homes on the market have a median price of ...
That's according to Jared White, Dallas' de facto bike czar, who said Wednesday that city staff is now drafting an ordinance that will be presented to the City Council's mobility committee in a matter of weeks. That ordinance, being prepared by transportation officials and city attorneys, will cover franchise fees ...
White Settlement city officials and Texas Civil War Museum leaders said Tuesday they will welcome the 1935 bronze sculpture, “Robert E. Lee and Young Soldier,” if the Dallas City Council goes ahead Wednesday with plans to loan it out. Get ready. Museum founder and president Ray Richey said the ...
Authorities responded to reports of two grenades being found Tuesday, one near an elementary school in Dallas and one at a recycling facility in McKinney. There were no reports of injuries or damage, and police cleared both scenes.
Faced with a handful of struggling campuses, Richardson ISD is looking to Dallas ISD's Accelerating Campus Excellence plan as a blueprint for its new school turnaround program. So much so that Richardson ISD is keeping the ACE “brand,” superintendent Jeannie Stone said during the plan's unveiling ...
"March for Our Lives" will take to the streets of Dallas, Fort Worth, McKinney, and Denton to support the end of gun violence and mass shootings on Saturday, March 24. The event is coordinated by local students and organizers who are making efforts to support gun laws and demand that safety become a ...
A new prayer house in Garland dedicated to the continuous chanting of this mantra has just opened its doors. The Global Organization for Divinity dedicated the Dallas Namadwaar with four days of activities, including satsangs (spiritual gatherings) and remarks by several swamis. The temple is at 1881 ...
A same-sex couple from Dallas believes they were subject to discrimination by the Olton Enterprise. Brenda Light passed away from a fall in mid-February. On Feb. 23, the newspaper published an obituary for Light, a former resident of Olton, but left out one key detail. The obituary was originally submitted ...
Dallas City Hall's affordable housing strategies would be overhauled under a new proposal unveiled Monday after months of anticipation from the City Council. The new comprehensive housing policy, a top priority for the council and major undertaking for City Hall, is based on a recent market-value ...
Fresh off its visit to the Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis, MO, the long-range Tesla Semi has been spotted at the Dallas, TX Service Center. The electric long-hauler was parked at the loading ramp of the facility when its photograph was taken. The latest Tesla Semi sighting was shared by the Tesla ...
When the students take to the streets in solidarity with the victims and survivors of February's high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, they won't be calling for anyone's guns or even a ban on semiautomatic weapons. Instead, Dallas students participating in the March for Our Lives will raise their voices in ...
A Dallas Demolition crew in a parking lot about 100 feet away from Fort Worth's Westchester Plaza pushed the button at 8 a.m. Sunday to set off nearly 300 pounds of dynamite installed throughout the skeleton frame. A loud rumble echoed through the streets, which were lined by some onlookers.
COM) – The Dallas Cowboys have officially parted ways with 10-year veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick. Scandrick, a 2008 fifth-round pick, was notified of his release Saturday as the team looks to move forward with its young core of defensive backs. The 31-year-old had two years left on his contract.
A Dallas woman has been accused of trying to smuggle a 14-year-old unauthorized immigrant from Mexico into the U.S., the Brownsville Herald reported. Joanna Gamez-Aguillon, 27, was arrested Wednesday at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge in the Rio Grande Valley, the Herald reported.
The Dallas Office of Emergency Management held a drill exercise for a mass casualty event in downtown Dallas Sunday. (Published 6 hours ago). The Dallas Office of Emergency Management held a drill exercise for a mass casualty event in downtown Dallas Sunday. It started at 8 a.m. at the Majestic ...
AUSTIN — Dallas investor Cappy McGarr stood Saturday in front of six posters representing the past two decades of lauded American comedians. McGarr helped create the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 20 years ago. He decided to donate his large commemorative posters, each ...
A stationary boundary and area of low pressure will help to create some strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon through midnight tonight. The greatest threat for storms in DFW will be between 5 PM and 9 PM. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threat, but a brief tornado or two cannot be ...
A few of the stronger storms may produce quarter to golf ball sized hail, damaging winds and a possible tornado or two cannot be ruled out. For Sunday, the main threat of storms will shift east of Dallas. Much of next week will be a bit cooler, with high temperatures in the 60s and 70s, and no rain expected.
Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade in Dallas went about the way it usually does: Green-clad crowds by the thousands packed along Greenville Avenue, stretching two miles from Blackwell Street to SMU Boulevard. Things were a bit different 50 years ago. Back then, in 1968, the parade was in downtown, ...
A driver was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after crashing into a Dallas Fire and Rescue engine early Saturday morning, police said. The fire engine was headed westbound on W. Camp Wisdom Road about 12:15 a.m. with lights and sirens on when a sedan was headed southbound on ...
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — One team is admittedly tanking, one team is not. One has their draft pick, the other does not. Both are in the basement of the NBA standings. So, we should all feel so lucky on this St. Paddy's Day that the Nets picked up a much-needed victory over the Dallas Mavericks, 114-106, ...
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.


 

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