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 Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie is a city in Dallas, Ellis, and Tarrant counties in the U.S. state of Texas and is a part of the Mid-Cities region in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. Grand Prairie is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 175,396 according to the 2010 census making it the fifteenth most populous city in the state of Texas. logo
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The search warrant was executed by officers from the sheriff's office, the Grand Prairie Police Department, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Texas Department of Public Safety along with Texas Rangers and all members of the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
The accident happened at about 1:15 p.m. on a day when rain inundated North Texas and MedStar responded to more than 60 injury accidents. ... City cameras in Grand Prairie caught the moment that an 18-wheeler hauling fertilizer tipped over on a flyover ramp near I-20 westbound on Monday. Grand ...

A Grand Prairie man accused in the 2016 shooting death of Ryan Mullee of Van Zandt County has been convicted and sentenced to life in prison in an Arlington shooting, according to the Tarrant County district attorney's office. Son T. Duong, 32, was captured in Arlington after shooting another stranger ...
A student at South Grand Prairie High School was arrested Wednesday after a gun was reportedly found in his vehicle at the school. A student at the school in the 300 block of West Warrior Trail reported the tip to Crime Stoppers and the school district's K-9 unit investigated the vehicle and found the gun, ...
Police Monday investigated a suspicious package found at Grand Prairie High School. ... GRAND PRAIRIE, TX — The front portion of Grand Prairie High School was blocked off briefly Monday morning as police worked to investigate a suspicious package that was later found to be no threat to students.
More than 100 rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, cats, dogs, bearded dragons and other small animals have been seized from a Grand Prairie home that authorities described as "inhumane and deplorable." Personnel with the Humane Society of North Texas and Grand Prairie Animal Services rounded up the ...

... Hill Street and Carrier Parkway, where she struck the side of the truck, police said. Ruiz was taken to Methodist Dallas Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. No one in the pickup was injured, police said. Police are investigating the crash, which is the seventh traffic fatality in Grand Prairie this ...
A man linked to a burning Grand Prairie home with a body inside attacked an employee at a nearby nail salon Friday, then tried to set the salon ablaze ... At the same time, Grand Prairie firefighters were attempting to extinguish a house fire about a half-mile away in the 2900 block of Hastings Drive, where ...
Grand Prairie Police decided to use their own squad cars to ram an SUV ending a lengthy police chase Friday night. Callers told police an SUV was driving erratically in the 4000 block of Belt Line Road and the driver threatened to shoot people. Police said when officers got there, a chase followed with ...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - A middle school student in Grand Prairie was arrested because of a social media threat. Police and school officials said the post on Instagram included photos of weapons and someone holding a gun. The caption said Reagan Middle School students should stay home. Security ...
Stories like this seem to be making North Texas news every day. Threats on a bathroom wall at Richardson High School led to two arrests. Social media postings have caused problems at Lake Dallas High School, and at schools in Arlington, Keller, The Colony and other cities. The Grand Prairie ...
GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in North Texas are training to “go directly toward any threat” at a school. Instead of assessing a situation, or waiting for backup, police in Grand Prairie said they move to stop it. The department regularly trains staff at school campuses, as well as businesses and ...
GRAND PRAIRIE -- A restaurant in Grand Prairie was destroyed by a fire early Thursday morning. The fire broke out at Restaurante Hacienda Buffet on East Main Street just after 2 a.m. A passerby saw the flames coming out of the roof and called 911. Crews arrived and tried to put out the flames from the ...
A Grand Prairie woman died Saturday night, four days after being involved in a traffic collision during which she was talking on her cellphone, police say. Adriana Medina-Munoz, 25, was driving east on Warrior Trail when she ran a red light at the intersection of Texas 161 and was struck on the passenger ...
A Grand Prairie woman died from her injuries after she ran a red light and her vehicle was struck by another driver, police said. Adriana Medina-Munoz, 25, was driving east on Warrior Trail when she ran a red light at the frontage road of Highway 161 northbound. Her vehicle was struck on the passenger ...
According to Grand Prairie Police, officers were called to a disturbance at a residence in the 700 block of NW 14th Street. Officers found a woman shot and a man who police say appeared to have a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was sent to a trauma ...
GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS — Two people died Monday in the 700 block of NW 14th Street in Grand Prairie when a man shot a woman and then himself, WFAA reports. The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was taken to a trauma center and later pronounced dead, the station reported.

North Texas Teen Arrested With Rifle, Ammo Near High SchoolA Garland teen was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition. Texas Primary Sets Midterm ...
The new training facility will be developed and operated by Helisim, a joint venture of Airbus Helicopters and French aerospace company Thales. Airbus Helicopters employs about 650 people in Grand Prairie near the city's municipal airport. Its North Texas operations include administrative, flight testing ...
A juvenile taken into custody Tuesday over a social-media threat that targeted a Grand Prairie middle school has been cleared, the district said Wednesday. Students at Ronald Reagan Middle School began their day with extra police presence Tuesday morning as school officials and Grand Prairie police ...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- On a Monday night inside Powell Elementary in Grand Prairie, the tradition of scouting continues -- while an 8-year-old girl continues her tradition of watching. "The things that I like about Boy Scouts are the camping, the fishing, the racing," said Claire Greenaway, who is the only ...
Grand Prairie driver dies after hitting several trees ... A 22-year-old driver in Grand Prairie died in a crash about 11 a.m. Monday, police say. The driver, Michaela Llorente of Grand Prairie, was southbound on Belt Line Road near Palos Verdes Drive when she didn't follow a curve and drove off the roadway.
Two people are facing life-threatening injuries after a high speed police chase involving a motorcyclist ended in a huge collision in Grand Prairie on Sunday afternoon. The Grand Prairie Police reported that the accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Camp Wisdom Road and Bee Drive.
Winter is the perfect time to open a water park like Epic Waters in Grand Prairie. The chilly trek from the parking lot to the indoor water park makes the entrance that much sweeter. A greeter opens the heavy glass door, and the climate changes from bitter cold to beautiful, rendering layers of clothing ...
The $88 million indoor water park, which has a retractable roof, opens Friday at 2970 Epic Place in Grand Prairie. It's a month later than the city had planned, ... Inside the park is what is billed as the longest lazy river in Texas, stretching more than 650 feet. It also has an outdoor wave pool, and a double surf ...
One man was killed and another hospitalized when a car left the roadway and rolled over several times in Grand Prairie early Tuesday. The incident occurred about 5:15 a.m. when a 2006 BMW sedan traveling southbound on the Highway 161 frontage road passed Mayfield Road and lost control, ejecting ...
A woman fought back against a man suspected of groping her in a grocery-store parking lot in a video released Thursday by Grand Prairie police. Police say the man groped two women at two locations Jan. 13. In video of one incident that occurred around 3:45 p.m. outside the Kroger in the 300 block of ...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Police are asking for help finding a man who they say groped two females in parking lots. The incidents happened less than two hours apart on Saturday, Jan. 13. At about 2 p.m., the suspect approached a woman in the parking lot of the Dollar Tree store on Main Street, grabbing ...
But police in Grand Prairie say even that wasn't enough in Federico Garcia's case. The 27-year-old Grand Prairie resident died Wednesday after the 2006 BMW he was riding in overturned and rolled several times while travelling southbound on Texas 161 Tuesday morning, according to a news release ...
Grand Prairie police say one person is dead after a fiery crash Wednesday evening on Interstate 30. The crash occurred after 6 p.m. in the Express Lanes of eastbound I-30 about a half-mile east of MacArthur Avenue. Police said a tractor without the trailer lost control and struck a concrete beam, catching ...
Texans who want the cruise ship experience without the open seas have a new destination. Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is scheduled to open in Grand Prairie near Dallas on Friday. The park bills itself as a "cruise ship on land," according to a media release. 2018 travel: Best places to visit in 2018 ...
Hundreds of people waited outside in the bitter cold parking lot Friday morning, waiting to get into Grand Prairie's newest attraction. People enjoyed tropical weather and water inside Epic Waters when they were just wearing blankets and hand-warmers before doors opened. The first 50 people in line won ...
Texas-Sized Indoor Waterpark Opening in Grand Prairie This Weekend. Posted By Sarah Martinez on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 3:39 PM ... The 80,000 square-foot waterpark, located in Grand Prairie, is set to open Friday, according to its website. Inside the enclosed glass structure (with a roof that opens for sunny days), you'll ...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Few police officers and convicted criminals can call themselves the best of friends. But that's the story in Grand Prairie where an ex-con-turned-success is thanking the officer who finally ended his run from the law. The streets of Grand Prairie were once the playground of a young ...
The Grand Prairie store will be the second IKEA location in North Texas. The IKEA store in Frisco, located near the Stonebriar Centre, has been open since 2005. The nearly 300,000 foot square space features a showroom with three model homes and thousands of products, as well as the retailer's ...
Texas Democrats appear headed toward a less-than-common scenario in their decades-long bid to retake the governor's office: a crowded, potentially competitive primary. ... Chris Turner, the Grand Prairie Democrat who chairs the party's caucus in the House and served as Davis' campaign manager.
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas -- Few police officers and convicted criminals can call themselves the best of friends. But that's the story in Grand Prairie where an ex-con-turned-success is thanking the officer who finally ended his run from the law. The streets of Grand Prairie were once the playground of a young ...
The Grand Prairie Police Department was dispatched to I-20 at Beltline Road around 7 a.m. on Tuesday after a truck driver hauling 22,000 pounds of cotton, when somehow, the load of cotton caught fire. Police said the driver was able to detach the trailer carrying the bales of cotton before the Grand Prairie ...
GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – An 81-year-old woman died Monday when her house caught fire. It happened in the 200 block of NW 14th Street. screen shot 2017 12 04 at 2 58 00 pm 81 Year Old Killed In House. deadly house fire in Grand Prairie (Chopper11). A fire department spokesperson says ...
In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 photo, artist Karen Cox paints a traffic signal box at Fire Station #1 in Grand Prairie, Texas. The box will be the sample for the Traffic Signal Box Public Art Project... (Ron Baselice/The Dallas Morning News via AP) More ...
In less than two weeks, you won't have to drive as far for Swedish meatballs and flat-pack furniture. Ikea, the popular retailer, will open its Grand Prairie store on Dec. 13. The new 293,000-square-foot store sits at the northeast corner of Interstate 20 and Texas 161. It will be IKEA's second location in North ...
3 Allen (Texas) needed a surge late in the fourth quarter to survive an upset scare from South Grand Prairie and notch a 28-14 victory in the area round of the ... South Grand Prairie did a tremendous job of controlling the clock through the first three-quarters of the game and played extremely tough defense ...
Authorities in Carrollton are searching for the ex-boyfriend of a 23-year-old woman from Grand Prairie who they believe was abducted on Tuesday. The Carrollton Police ... Aerio or a similar vehicle. Investigators said he is also known to drive a green 1997 Ford F-150 with a temporary Texas tag, 20W1058.
A spokesman for Grand Prairie's superintendent says she was just helping out auto tech students by bringing them a junk vehicle to restore.
About 129 families came out to the local Grand Prairie laundromats last week ... Jacksonville FL, Fort Worth TX, Dallas TX, Chicago, Las Vegas, ...
According to the indictment, Onuama and Okeke ran an auto dealership and repair business under several names in Grand Prairie, Texas.
Their reception in Grand Prairie took place Wednesday morning. "It's just pure love I saw the love in her eyes, and how she saw all the police ...
The restoration of the Grand Prairie school district superintendent's classic .... net worth, Tim Tiley of Texas Classic Cars of Dallas told CBS 11.
A 64-year-old woman died Wednesday, days after she was struck by a truck while leaving a Grand Prairie Wal-Mart where she worked.
All were being treated hospitals, but police were not sure how they got there, said Chelsea Kretz, Grand Prairie police spokeswoman.


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