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  • Kaytlynn Cargill: Police pursuing every lead in death of Bedford teen

    BEDFORD – Bedford police are pursuing every possible lead in the death of Kaytlynn Cargill, the 14-year-old girl whose body was found in an Arlington landfill just days after she went missing. Katlynn went missing Monday night, when she was last seen walking her dog about 6:20 p.m. near the Oak Creek Apartments. Police found the dog tied to a fence at a dog park; Kaytlynn had reportedly asked others to watch the dog for a minute but never returned. […]

  • 81-year-old woman leads Denton police on slow chase

    DENTON – A North Texas grandmother led police on a high slow speed chase Thursday. Nancy Diaz Strader was “out for coffee” Thursday morning when other drivers began calling 911 to report an elderly driver going the wrong direction and around in circles on N. Elm Street. Police say 81-year-old Strader did not respond to other drivers positioning themselves in front of and behind her white 2015 Jeep to make her stop, nor did she pull over when officers pursued her with […]

  • Sister of Dallas boy who drowned in Florida hotel pool has also died

    TAMPA – The older sister of Sebastano Greco, the 12-year-old Dallas boy who drowned over the weekend in Florida has also died. Kesha Greco, 17, passed away in a Tampa hospital Tuesday night, according to the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner. Sebastano and Kesha were swimming at the Clarion Inn on E. Adamo Drive in Tampa on Sunday afternoon when it happened. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says first responders arrived at the hotel about 3:19 p.m. Sunday to a call of […]

  • Dallas boy drowns during Florida church trip, sister in critical condition

    TAMPA – A 12-year-old Dallas boy died and his 17-year-old sister is in critical condition after a weekend drowning in Florida. Sebastano Greco and his sister, Kesha Greco, were swimming at the Clarion Inn on E. Adamo Drive in Tampa on Sunday afternoon when it happened. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says first responders arrived at the hotel about 3:19 p.m. Sunday to a call of a double drowning. Sebastano and Kesha had been pulled from the water and were unresponsive; after […]

  • Dallas boy drowns during Florida church trip, sister in critical condition

    TAMPA – A 12-year-old Dallas boy died and his 17-year-old sister is in critical condition after a weekend drowning in Florida. Sebastano Greco and his sister, Kesha Greco, were swimming at the Clarion Inn on E. Adamo Drive in Tampa on Sunday afternoon when it happened. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says first responders arrived at the hotel about 3:19 p.m. Sunday to a call of a double drowning. Sebastano and Kesha had been pulled from the water and were unresponsive; after […]

  • Video: Snake slithers from pickup truck driving on 114

    LUBBOCK COUNTY – Two men who apparently DO NOT LIKE snakes unknowingly picked up a hitchhiking bullsnake Monday on Texas State Highway 114 and, like we all know to do in super scary but safe situations, they recorded their encounter on cell phone video. Swade Moyers and Zakary Wyatt were in west Texas headed to Lleveland, in Lubbock County, when the snake peeked out from under the hood — and then kept coming. Moyers said on Facebook, “So today me […]

  • Family offering $64K for live-in nanny at their haunted home

    SCOTTISH BORDERS – Great job opening for a live-in nanny and housekeeper, y’all! A family of four in a southern Scottish village with two kids, ages five and seven. You’ll be responsible for making their breakfast, getting the kids ready for school and driving them around, helping with homework, bedtime, etc. — you know, the usual care-taking. You’ll live in the family’s historic home (no rent!!) and the gig pays over $64,000 a year. You could pay off your student […]

  • Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy in her system, coroner says

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County medical examiner’s office has released a summary of its findings into the death of “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher. Tests performed at autopsy show Fisher had cocaine, morphine, codeine, oxycodone, and trace amounts of heroin and ecstasy in her system when she died, according to TMZ. The actress and writer died December 27 at the age of 60. Her mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, died one day later. In a news release, the coroner listed […]

  • Michael Irvin: Make a decision, let’s move on

    FORT LAUDERDALE – Former Dallas Cowboys ‘Playmaker’ Michael Irvin says he did not have sexual contact with a woman accusing him of sexual assault and he’s ready for the investigation to be over. “I’ve known since early April. It’s been too long; that’s all I’m saying,” Irvin said during a press conference Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale. The 27-year-old accuser claims the assault happened during a visit to Irvin’s Florida hotel room in March when the former NFL star was visiting […]

  • Plano celebrates ‘funstruction’ of new Crayola Experience attraction

      PLANO – Construction in North Texas isn’t usually this enjoyable, but Plano had a lot of fun, or ‘funstruction’ as they call it, today with an upcoming venture, the Crayola Experience. DFW kids served as Color Ambassadors and were part of the symbolic ‘ groundbreaking for the 60,000 square-foot attraction coming to The Shops at Willow Bend. Families came out for games, crafts, a DJ dance party, and lots of fun with Crayola colors. Famed artist Mario Zucca created […]