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At least two apartment projects in the works for central Dallas are different from almost a dozen other high-rise residential buildings under development in North Texas. They include designated affordable-housing units reserved for lower-income residents. One of those projects, on the eastern edge of the ...

Dallas police responded to the 1800 block of Pratt Street after a gun battle, allegedly over drugs, left one person dead and two others injured Sunday ... The two surviving victims were transported to Methodist Dallas Medical Center with injuries that aren't considered life threatening, according to police.
Dallas Dreamers await immigration compromise, end of shutdown. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Republican and Democratic leaders spent most of the weekend blaming each other and flexing partisan muscles after Democrats blocked a Senate bill to fund the government Friday night.
Dallas City Council members don't want to waste any more time waiting for apartment complexes and businesses to offer recycling programs. With a unanimous vote Monday, the council's Quality of Life Committee directed city staff to draft an ordinance within the next two or three months that would ...

Austin startup hub capital Factory announced today that it'll open a new Dallas location for startups, investors and mentors in the hopes up pumping up the state's startup success. Capital Factory will move into Dallas' Centrum building in Oak Lawn. Its new space in Dallas will open in May. Its original ...
A 15-year-old girl was hospitalized Monday morning after a shooting was reported at a school in the Ellis County town of Italy. A 16-year-old male suspect was taken into custody, per the Ellis County Sheriff's Office. Officials confirmed in a press conference that the suspect was a student, and he left the ...
The Dallas County Republican Party has sued to get over 120 Democratic candidates off the ballot in one of the state's biggest Democratic strongholds. Republicans argued in a lawsuit filed Friday that the Democrats' county chair, Carol Donovan, did not sign the candidates' ballot applications before ...
Dallas faces about a 40 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, which have a slight chance of developing into severe weather. Strong winds and hail would be the main threat if thunderstorms become severe, National Weather Service meteorologist Jamie Gudmestad said.
Chicago Tribune: Chicago considers itself one of the "big boys" together with Boston, New York City, Atlanta and Dallas. That's loosely defined as big enough in size and infrastructure to handle any corporate project. Chicago compared itself on all the key Amazon criteria and believes it comes out favorably, ...
Dallas (CBSDFW.COM) - Do better or leave. That is the message from Dallas City manager T.C. Broadnax regarding bike sharing companies operating within the city. Broadnax sent a letter to all five bike-sharing companies in Dallas on Friday. He is demanding companies relocate all bicycles that are ...
Beginning Saturday, Jan. 20, Dallas Animal Services officers will work with Deputy Marshals to address new and existing animal-related issues and offenses. People with warrants are encouraged to come in and discuss their options on how to resolve their citation. The Dallas Marshal's Office said there are ...
In the other election filing dispute, State District Judge Teresa Hawthorne appeared to have won back her spot on the ballot in court Friday after the Dallas County Democratic party rejected her because of an error in her election filing. But a decision late in the evening from the 5th Court of Appeals in Dallas ...
Dallas (CBSDFW.COM) - Thousands are rallying in North Texas Saturday for women's rights in marches from Dallas to Fort Worth. The Dallas march started at around 10 a.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church. Event organizers said the march was to join cities across the country to stand up for equality, ...
The freeway was shut down for a time so Dallas County sheriffs' deputies could investigate and crews could clean up the scene. No word on charges nor do we have details on the initial crash DFR was working. We've reached out to Dallas Fire-Rescue and the Dallas County sheriff's office for additional ...
Dallas City manager T.C. Broadnax sent a clear message Friday to the five dockless bike share companies that operate in the city: clean up your mess. In the months since the first rental bikes showed up in Dallas this past summer there have been numerous reports of customers abandoning the bicycles in ...

Business owners in Dallas may soon be able to get an extra layer of security from the Dallas police Department. A pilot program called "Project Green Light" is expected to roll out sometime in February, allowing business owners to get high-definition surveillance cameras monitored by Dallas police.
On a Tuesday afternoon in October, J.J. Koch called Stephen Stanley with an offer he thought Stanley couldn't refuse: Drop out of the Dallas County commissioner's race, and I'll pay your campaign debt. Stanley didn't go for it. Instead, he went public. Stanley, a former Garland City Council member, ...
Dallas City Hall is running out of patience with the five companies that have turned parts of this city into bike-rental graveyards. Thursday night, City manager T.C. Broadnax sent a letter to LimeBike, Ofo, VBikes, Spin and Mobike giving them until Feb. 9 to clean up the clutter currently passing for Dallas' ...
"Dallas has a thriving and vibrant literary scene," she writes in an email, "and we're hoping that stakeholders from across the city who are engaged in different ways -- authors from all genres, spoken-word artists, bookstore owners, Publishers, etc. -- will join us to discuss the strengths, weaknesses, and ...
Former first lady Michelle Obama will be coming to Dallas in March as part of the #hearhere speaker series. The announcement was made Thursday night ahead of astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson's appearance at the Winspear Opera House. "A Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama" will ...
"Texas is a hotbed for the tech industry, and both Austin and Dallas have proven themselves to be among the most sought after locations for companies looking to grow and thrive," he said. "When industry leaders like Amazon consider investing in the Lone Star State, they know that our our low-tax and ...
Two people are dead after spending the night out in the cold in South Dallas. ... A few hours later, Dallas police officers found the body of a 69-year-old man under the Interstate 45 overpass at Martin Luther King Blvd., near the former site of "Tent City," a homeless encampment that was shut down last ...
Dallas saw its coldest temperature in seven years Wednesday morning. "(She) froze to death," said Brian Auzzene. "You could see it in her face. Her face was real blue." Auzzene called 911 when he saw the woman's empty wheel chair. He says she was known to frequent South Dallas and has been seen ...
The Dallas Morning News reports DCS has operated a $5 million program that employs 388 crossing guards. But officials intended to end the program at the end of January as part of the dissolution of DCS. Dallas in its suit is asking that DCS continue to operate the program until July. It says ending it any ...
Authorities are assessing damages after an electrical short sparked a small fire at the downtown Dallas library early Sunday morning. Crews from Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to an automatic alarm at 12:15 a.m. Sunday. They found heavy smoke coming from a lower level of the J. Erik Jonsson Central ...
To the glut of bike-share companies swamping Dallas' streets and, mostly, its sidewalks, add another: Mobike. No joke. Long rumored to have its eye on Dallas, the billion-dollar Beijing-based company announced late Saturday that beginning this frigid weekend -- "just in time for New Year's Eve" -- its ...
police and fire rescue crews were called at about 10 a.m. Saturday to the 500 block of Kirnwood Drive. There was heavy damage to the front of the home stretching from the front door to the garage. Tire tracks scarred the yard marking where the car traveled before hitting the home. Clemestene Dallas was ...
A Winter weather Advisory is in effect for the Dallas-Fort Worth region until 3 p.m. Sunday. The cold air is here to stay for a few days. On top of that, areas of drizzle is moving across the area Sunday morning. As temperatures continue to fall, some of that drizzle may switch over to freezing drizzle. Elevated ...
Scattered reports of wet and icy roads greeted North Texans on Sunday morning along with the promise of colder weather to ring in the New Year. Numerous crashes have been reported on area roads from Fort Worth to Denton to Frisco and Plano due to icy conditions. Authorities are urging motorists to ...
Dallas has three great shots at getting big things done in 2018, all of which will require us to take a hard turn away from Trumpism. Notice I didn't say hard turn left or hard turn right. I don't even know any more. We have to turn away from tribalism. The three opportunities -- in schools, housing and taxes ...
After enduring poor bus service, questionable deals and overall poor management, Dallas County voters last month wisely did away with the countywide school bus system. Thankfully, Dallas County schools' problems won't just fade into history without an attempt to hold its former leadership accountable.
Unlike a neighborhood crime watch meeting, the cops came dressed in plain clothes, without badges. "The big issue behind the police-citizen fracture is there is a lack of humanization on both sides," said Larry Terry, an assistant professor and program coordinator at UNT-Dallas. "Look, he's a dad just like ...
Bullion, which opened in mid-November, is probably the most-anticipated restaurant debut in Dallas this year. It's the brainchild of a Michelin-starred French chef, and the centerpiece of an over-the-top renovation of a 30-year-old downtown office tower -- have you seen the golden Star Trek shuttlecraft that ...
Dallas - A Dallas restaurant owner has joined a chorus of businesses across the country that allege the restaurant review company Yelp is trying to strong-arm them into purchasing advertising help, or else. "At its peak, maybe four a day," said Bob Sinnott of the personal calls he began receiving about ...
Two more people have died of the flu in Dallas County, bringing the total this season to five. The fourth patient was a 59-year-old Dallas resident, and the fifth was an 81-year-old Irving resident. Both died after complications from the seasonal flu, Dallas County Health and Human Services said Thursday.
Two people was injured when an SUV crashed into a South Dallas home Wednesday morning. The vehicle plowed into a home in the 1300 block of Peabody Avenue, near South Lamar Street and Cedar Crest Boulevard, just before noon, KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported. police said the driver ran from the scene ...
Dallas designer Jan Showers has been included in Architectural Digest's 2018 AD100 list of the world's top architects and interior designers. Showers, who heads Jan Showers & Associates Inc., has had a three-decade career that includes writing two books and numerous awards. "We are so thrilled to be ...
Dallas Fire-Rescue announced new protocols and training in 2016. But, four years after Stan Wilson's death, a just-released city audit finds the fire department has not followed through with enough changes in "training," "language" that could lead to "confusion during an incident," and its radio-monitoring ...
Although the team is currently one game under .500, their playoff hopes still have a heartbeat, although if the Silver and Black can't take care of business Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys, that heartbeat will be a lot harder to hear Monday morning. The Cowboys enter Week 15 as winners of two in ...
Updated at 7:30 p.m.: Revised to show the firefighter has been transferred from the hospital to the Dallas County Jail. An 18-year-old woman and her unborn baby were killed early Wednesday in a crash caused by an off-duty Dallas firefighter who is suspected of driving drunk in Cedar Hill, police said.
Dallas (1080 KRLD) - The Dallas City Council will pay another $375,000 for the removal and relocation of a Confederate monument. At Tuesday's Dallas City Council meeting, a vote was taken to spend the additional funds on removal and relocation of the Robert E. Lee statue from the Oak Lawn area of ...
How quickly 7-ElevenNow expands will likely depend on the success of the Dallas trial, but it should reach other American locations in 2018. The company is no stranger to dipping its toe in the delivery waters -- it has even made drone deliveries. It sees features like mobile ordering as a way to expand the ...
Dallas city leaders took two steps Wednesday in the fight against homelessness. After a scathing audit this week that questioned accountability and performance from past spending on homeless programs, the City Council approved more than $6 million in new money for the city's own shelter and service ...
Three weeks after the yellow Labrador was sentenced to be "destroyed" for biting a 13-year-old boy in the face, Dallas' city attorney is now considering a request to let the dog go free. But Larry Casto said there would be many stipulations attached to her release. "We're open to discussions if there's an ...
Dallas (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas police released surveillance images Monday of a man they said robbed a motel employee at gunpoint. police said it happened on Tuesday, November 28 around 7:20 a.m. at the Best Western Motel in the 4100 block of North Central Expressway. The employee was not ...
"After all that I've delivered this is probably the most special one," said Dr. Robert Gunby, through tears. The special delivery came early last month at Baylor University Health Center in Dallas. "They've both done fine," said Gunby, medical director of Labor and Delivery at Baylor. "The mom has already ...
For now, and for the foreseeable future, a dog deemed a "ticking time bomb" by the city of Dallas will live. And the man tasked, reluctantly, with her execution grows increasingly frustrated with a situation now tied up in two Dallas courtrooms after dog lovers and defense attorneys rushed to spare the dog ...
Dallas TWP. -- Some of the faces have changed on the Dallas school Board, but the district's stance on a teachers contract has not. In an 8-1 vote Monday, a newly configured board confirmed its position on the Oct. 30 contract offer to teachers and supported the rejection of the union's counteroffer Nov.


 

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