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  • Dallas police arrest doctor suspected of being serial flasher

    DALLAS – A Keller doctor is suspected of exposing himself repeatedly in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas. Dr. Reginald James Newsome  was arrested by Dallas police Wednesday night on a warrant for a misdemeanor charge of indecent exposure. The warrant stemmed from an August 2 incident at Cityplace Target on Haskell Avenue, when a woman reported seeing a stranger, Newsome, exposing his genitals and masturbating while driving. It was the second time the woman had seen the stranger exposing himself […]

  • Shavon Randle: Dallas police, FBI searching home where kidnapped teen was killed

      DALLAS – Dallas FBI field agents confirm they are assisting Dallas police in a search of the home where kidnapped 13-year-old Shavon Randle was murdered . The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office issued a search warrant for the abandoned house as part of the investigation of the deaths of Shavon Randle and 19-year-old Michael Titus. Tuesday afternoon, DA Faith Johnson released this statement regarding the search: “Today prosecutors and investigators from my office were at 2208 East Kiest Boulevard, […]

  • Dallas woman and man rescued after home collapses

    DALLAS – Firefighters rescued a man and a woman Monday morning after the couple became trapped as their home began to collapse. According to Dallas Fire Rescue, the department’s Urban Search and Rescue Team responded to a 911 call at 7:38 Monday to investigate a collapsed home in the 1400 block of Padgitt Avenue, just south of downtown. Firefighters found a two-story detached garage, partially converted into a residence, with a man and a woman trapped inside. Crews coached the […]

  • Ezekiel Elliott suspended six games without pay for domestic violence

      DALLAS – Ezekiel Elliott is out for six regular season Dallas Cowboys games after the NFL concluded its investigation into domestic violence accusations from the running back’s former girlfriend. The NFL notified the Cowboys’ star running back of the suspension Friday. A statement from the league says Elliott will miss the first six regular season games of 2017 for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy. “Over the course of the last year, the league conducted an extensive investigation. League […]

  • Dallas Animal Services in need of dog treats!

    DALLAS – You know why these pups look so alarmed? Because there’s a dog treat shortage at Dallas Animal Services. The shelter could use help with donations to replenish the much need supply. The shelter typically has about 700 animals at any given time, with about 500 being dogs, so running low on dog treats happens “pretty much constantly,” DAS spokesperson Gabi Vannini says. City funding covers the basics of feeding, cleaning, and sheltering the animals, but DAS relies on public […]

  • Texas man allegedly kills wife and MIL, live streams confession on Facebook

    EDINBURG – A south Texas man is accused of not only shooting and killing both his wife and mother-in-law, but also using Facebook Live to confess one of the murders as he left the crime scene. Deputies responded to a rural address near Edinburg just before 7 p.m. Tuesday after a man called 911 saying he’d shot his wife, according to Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra. The man reportedly left the scene, near the intersection of FM 2812 and Sunflower […]

  • North Korea threatens missile strike on Guam

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump issued an extraordinary ultimatum to North Korea on Tuesday warning Pyongyang not to make any more threats against the United States or they will “face fire and fury like the world has never seen.” He made the comments during a photo op at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with fire and fury like the world has […]

  • Study shows sugar makes you sad, especially if you’re a man

    A new study from Scientific Reports says there is a link between a sugar-heavy diet and mood disorders in men. In the study, researchers were looking for links between what people ate and their medical outcomes. Tracking medical and dietary data for 8,000 people over a 22-year period, they found men who eat more than 67 grams of sugar a day — that’s about six donuts or three chocolate bars — are 23% more likely to be diagnosed with anxiety […]

  • Video: Arlington store employees fight off would-be robbers

        ARLINGTON – Arlington police are searching for two would-be armed robbers who got more than they bargained for when they hit the wrong place. Store security video from July 18 shows the two suspects, who entered the store in the 3400 block of South Cooper Street, go into robbery mode as two employees across the counter look at them in disbelief. Then one of the suspects jumps the counter, and it’s on. Video shows both employees go after […]

  • Gun-wielding suspect in Lancaster road rage incident claims self defense

    LANCASTER – The armed suspect involved in a road rage incident last week has turned himself in to Lancaster police. The man, 49-year-old Joseph Sida, was caught on camera pointing a gun at another driver on I-35 last Friday; however, he claims his actions were all in self defense. Victoria Best photographed and recorded video of the man as they passed each other in the northbound lane of I-35, near I-20; the man claims he thought Best had a weapon […]