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    ‘Strong Arm’ Attorney Brian Loncar Died of Drug Overdose

    DALLAS — The death of well-known Dallas personal injury attorney Brian Loncar was accidental, according to the Dallas County medical examiner. Primary cause of death for ‘The Strong Arm’ attorney was determined to be the ‘toxic effect of cocaine.’ Loncar also suffered from high blood pressure and heart disease, which were listed as a secondary causes of his death. Loncar’s body was found inside his car December 4, parked at his law office, two days after the funeral for his 16-year-old daughter, […]

  • Little Elm Police Detective Jerry Walker died from injuries sustained in a fire fight with an armed man barricaded inside a residence, Little Elm Police Chief Rodney Harrison said at a press conference Tuesday night.

    Little Elm Police Detective Killed in Stand Off

    LITTLE ELM — Dozens of police officers and first responders lined up late last night at a hospital in Little Elm to salute a police detective who died after being shot Tuesday night. Police detective Jerry Walker was shot by a man barricaded inside a residence. The suspected gunman was later found dead after the hours-long standoff. Police say Walker, along with a group of officers, was responding to an afternoon 911 call of a man with a gun in a backyard, Little […]

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    You Can Donate a Kidney Through Your Belly Button!

    FORT WORTH — Donating a kidney has now become so advanced, it’s super easy on the donor — especially if you’re giving the gift of life in Fort Worth. One tiny cut in the belly button, which leaves a hidden scar, is all it takes these days to save a life. Doctors at Medical City Fort Worth, led by Dr. Sameh Fayek, recently performed the hospital’s first nephrectomy (surgical removal of a kidney) with the new procedure. The patient undergoing the single incision laparoscopic surgery, […]

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    Woman Jailed for Months in Craigslist ‘Rape Fantasy’ Hoax Was the Victim

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A Southern California woman who was jailed after being accused of harassing, stalking, pretending to be the wife of her ex-fiance, and responding to online “rape fantasy” ads was in fact framed by the woman she was accused of impersonating, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Michelle Hadley, 30, was behind bars for several months following her arrest in July, according to inmate records. She was charged with felony stalking, attempted forcible rape, violating a protective […]

  • A photo taken on July 19, 2014 shows Mandilo, a baby manatee which was born on April 24, 2014, swimming at the Zoo Parc of Beauval. Mandilo was rescued and bottle fed by trainers for a month until his mother accepted to breastfeed it. AFP PHOTO / GUILLAUME SOUVANT        (Photo credit should read GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)

    Christopher Columbus Thought Manatees Were Ugly Mermaids 😂

    Today is the 524th anniversary of Christopher Columbus discovering ugly mermaids. Bummed at what they looked like in real life, Columbus described them as “not half as beautiful as they are painted.” Uh…. that’s because they were manatees, Chris. Columbus and his crew were sailing near the Dominican Republican in January of 1493 when he spotted and reported the three “mermaids;” he wasn’t alone in what he thought. According to history.com, most of the mermaid legends told by sailors — […]

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    Dallas Woman Sues Uber for Crash That Paralyzed Her

    DALLAS — A Dallas woman is suing Uber after an Uptown crash left her a quadriplegic. Sarah Milburn thought she was doing the right thing when she hailed an Uber car after a night out. Her lawsuit claims driver Arian Yusufzai ran a red light, caught a rollover crash that left her paralyzed from the chest down. Milburn claims after the crash, she learned Yusufzai has a criminal history, he did not own the Honda Odyssey he was driving, and […]

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    Unconscious Colorado Skier Cut Free by Friend After Hanging From Chairlift by His Neck

    ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. — A man who was unconscious while dangling from his neck on a chairlift at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area was saved by a professional slackliner in a daring rescue on Wednesday. Mickey Wilson posted photos to social media showing the harrowing rescue after he climbed a lift tower, went across the lift cable and cut down the man with a knife. “Today I saved someone’s life. I think some strange forces were at work,” Wilson wrote on Facebook. […]

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    Texas Suing FDA Over Lethal Injection Drugs

    AUSTIN — Texas leads the nation in death penalty executions, which may be why the Lone Star state is ready to get back lethal injection drugs seized by the Food and Drug Administration. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is suing over more than 1,000 vials of sodium thiopental seized by the FDA. It happened over 17 months ago, but the agency has yet to decide if Texas can have the execution drugs back. Texas officials say the FDA is required […]

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    Police: Oak Cliff Man Confesses to Killing Father, Injuring Mother

    OAK CLIFF — Dallas police say an Oak Cliff man has confessed to killing his 83-year-old father and injuring his mother during an argument. Choyce and Mae Moon were found New Year’s Day after police were asked to perform a welfare check at the home on Red Bird Lane. According to the arrest affidavit, 80-year-old Mae Moon told police her son stabbed her with a knife when she tried to intervene during an argument between her husband and son, 55-year-old […]

  • The Silicon Valley company, Willow, launched its hands-free breast pumps at CES 2017.

    Smart Breast Pump Lets Nursing Moms Multitask

    Breast pumps are large, loud and often painful. The devices women use today require them to stop what they’re doing every few hours in order to pump. Willow, the first smart wearable breast pump, wants to change that. The Silicon Valley company launched its hands-free breast pumps at CES 2017 this week. The pair of teardrop-shaped devices fits in a woman’s bra and silently pumps — no awkward tubes required. Inside each pump is a collection bag that holds up […]