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  • CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 06:  Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys looks on from the sideline in the first half against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 6, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

    Tony Romo doesn’t expect trade from Cowboys

    FRISCO – We’ve been talking about Tony Romo’s future for months and pretty much everyone has decided his time is up in Dallas. The question now is, how will he leave? Well, it appears as though Tony himself knows the answer. ESPN’s Ed Werder has reported that Romo expects a release from the organization, not a trade. By releasing him, the Cowboys miss out on a possible mid round draft pick, but they do get out of his contract. And for […]

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    Jesse James and Billy Kidd arrested in Lubbock

    LUBBOCK – Here’s something for the ‘Only in Texas’ file! Jesse James and his brother, Billy Kidd, were arrested in Lubbock for trying to pick a fight with employees at a local bar. The ruckus started after Jesse and Billy had been kicked out of the bar for aggressive and drunken behavior. The bar, by the way, just happens to be located on Buddy Holly Avenue. Would Buddy Holly approve of Jesse James and Billy Kidd’s behavior on his namesake street? That’ll be the day. 😃

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    Arlington police warn of couple posing as utility workers, robbing homes

    ARLINGTON – Be careful who you let in your home. Police say a man and woman posed as utility workers to steal guns and cash from an Arlington resident. The couple reportedly told the woman they needed to check her water. Then, while one of the suspects distracted the homeowner with questions, the other rummaged through her belongings. Police say the couple wore ID tags, gloves, and had walkie talkie radios to look more official. They reportedly drove off in a white SUV or […]

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    Road rage on LBJ leads to gunshots fired into car

    DALLAS – A bad case of road rage went down on the LBJ freeway earlier this week. According to the Dallas Morning News, it all started when a man tried to merge onto the westbound highway near Skillman Street. He says a white GMC Yukon wouldn’t let him merge on the ramp.  Seconds later, the man heard two shots. The Yukon then caught up with the man down the road, where the enraged driver fired two more times. No one was hurt. […]

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    Mom used her body to shield kids from tornado

    VAN VLECK, TX — Talk about a mother’s love. A Texas mom is recovering from surgery this morning after using her body to shield her two young children during a tornado. At least six tornadoes streaked across southeastern Texas earlier this week. A twister there completely flipped Ashley Ovesny’s mobile home over, but her kids escaped with only scratches. Ashley suffered neck and back injuries, but doctors say she’ll recover. Six other injuries were reported in the town and dozens […]

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    Elderly couple attacked in Irving home

    IRVING — Irving police are on the hunt for four masked men who allegedly broke into a home and then beat an elderly couple. It happened early Wednesday in a neighborhood along Fouts Drive. Police say the suspects used a cinder block to break through a window. Once inside, they severely beat the 82-year-old homeowner and tied him up along with his wife. The men then ransacked the home before leaving with cash and jewelry. The homeowner is now in […]

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    Britax recalls nearly 700,000 strollers over fall hazard

      Britax has recalled 676,000 strollers due to a fall hazard, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Thursday. The recalled models include Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers when they are used with a travel system with a car seat carrier attached. #Recall: @Britax B-Agile, BOB Motion strollers w/Click & Go receivers; Fall hazard; Free remedy https://t.co/TVKA0NBrBq pic.twitter.com/C96liGrNx5 — U.S. CPSC (@USCPSC) February 16, 2017 Customers can contact Britax online at www.us.britax.com and click on the Safety Notice on […]

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    Family disputes Arlington traffic stop that lead to the death of their son

    ARLINGTON — The family of a man shot and killed by an Arlington police officer wants proof it happened the way police say it did. Tavis Crane was pulled over by Corporal Elise Bowden on February 1st. She called for backup after learning Crane had outstanding felony warrants. It was at that point police say Crane ran over Bowden twice before trying to flee. They say another officer got into Crane’s car to stop him, and when he didn’t, the […]

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    Drunk driver gets 120 days in jail for killing woman in Uptown

    DALLAS – A north Texas man who got behind the wheel drunk and then killed a woman in Uptown will spend just three months in jail. Police say Travis Elwell was speeding and his blood alcohol content was two times the legal limit when he slammed into the back of Emily Javadi’s parked car two years ago. Javadi was putting gym equipment in the back seat of her car and was thrown into a pole. The Javadi family originally wanted Elwell to […]

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    Body found in New Orleans is missing Fort Worth man

    FORT WORTH – A six month case involving a missing Fort Worth man has now turned to a homicide investigation. Police in New Orleans have identified remains found in a dumpster as 60-year-old Mike G. Randle. Randle’s body was found burned last August, but medical examiners say he actually died from blunt force trauma. He had been reported missing just a day before. Randle’s wife told police he had dropped her off at her mom’s house before going to work on a […]