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    ‘Real men provide’ billboard sparks outrage in North Carolina

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. – A billboard sitting along a North Carolina road is getting A LOT of attention for a message some people are calling offensive. The billboard went up Friday morning and sits on Forsyth County’s Business 40, facing westbound drivers, and says, “Real men provide, Real women appreciate it.” Some are outraged by the billboard while others not so much, according to WGHP. “It doesn’t offend me, or disoffend me. It’s just something that someone came up with and if […]

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    Man arrested in Denton has quite the mug shot

    DENTON – Denton County captured a doozy of a mug shot Monday, with this one of 25-year-old Joseph Augustini. But what looks like someone getting into mischief has a much more dangerous story behind it. After cops arrived at the Denton Square Monday morning to find him running in and out of traffic, Augustini was arrested on charges of non-alcoholic intoxication and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to the arrest affidavit, officers described Augustini as rambling and unable to hold a conversation as well […]

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    Wichita Falls family finds burglar in shower, wearing their Betty Boop pajamas

    WICHITA FALLS – A man in Wichita Falls is in jail after getting caught taking a shower in a home… that wasn’t his. And there’s more. Police say they were called when the family came home and heard someone talking in their bathroom shower. When officers arrived, they found 37-year-old Brad Vaughn had broken into the home, gone into a bedroom and stripped down, and put on Betty Boop pajamas that belonged to one of the victims. Boop-Oop-a-Doop indeed! Vaughn’s clothes were […]

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    ‘Golden Girls’ themed cafe opens in New York

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Picture it, fans of The Golden Girls! You’re about to get a great big reason to have the theme song stuck in your head (again). A Golden Girls-themed restaurant, the Rue La Rue Cafe, is now open in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan — and it’s everything an NYC tourists and classic TV enthusiasts could ask for. Washington Heights resident and longtime friend of late Golden Girls actress Rue McCLanahan, Michael J. LaRue, opened the cafe in honor […]

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    Lawmaker’s bill to stop use of Chile’s flag emoji to represent Texas

    Okay, here’s the deal, Texas: the Man wants you to stop using Chile’s flag emoji to represent the Texas flag. Because this flag is NOT this flag. One Texas lawmaker is so serious about the emoji poser, he’s introduced a resolution to stop the use of Chile’s flag to represent Texas in the digital world. House Concurrent Resolution 75, introduced by Republican State Representative Tom Oliverson of Cypress, urges “Texans not to use the flag emoji of the Republic of Chile when […]

  • New York Police Department's original 1979 missing person poster of Etan Patz. A New York state court jury found Pedro Hernandez guilty  on February 14, 2017 in the 1979 kidnapping the 6-year-old boy whose disappearance sparked an era of heightened awareness of crimes against children, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office said.

    Etan Patz: Pedro Hernandez found guilty of infamous 1979 murder

    NEW YORK – Pedro Hernandez was found guilty by a New York state jury Tuesday for the 1979 kidnapping and murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz, whose disappearance sparked an era of heightened awareness of crimes against children, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said. Jurors deliberated for nine days before rendering the verdict. Hernandez, a convenience store clerk in 1979, lured Etan into his shop the very first day Etan Patz’s parents allowed him to walk to school alone. A tip from […]

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    Dallas’ Longhorn Ballroom is coming back!

    DALLAS – A longtime staple of Dallas’ music history has a new owner with an old plan: Restoring the Longhorn Ballroom to its original splendor. Dallas developer Jay LaFrance recently bought the Longhorn Ballroom, according to the Dallas Morning News, and has already begun renovations. The 4.5 acre property sits at the corner of Riverfront Boulevard — formerly known as Industrial Boulevard — and Corinth Street, and is expected to be more a venue for events and parties rather than just a nightclub. LaFrance has […]

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    Dallas police holding community meetings to discuss unsolved murders

    DALLAS — Dallas police are meeting with several communities over the next few weeks to discuss unsolved murders in each of the specific geographic areas. The Homicide Unit is hosting the events in hopes of building relationships and fostering a sense of trust with the communities. Detectives want to not only educate residents on what all goes into the investigation of a murder, but also explain the crucial role citizens have in the things that happen in their neighborhoods. Additionally, police […]

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    Dak Prescott holding football camp for kids this summer

    CORINTH — Dak Prescott is making the most of his off season by teaching boys AND girls the game he loves. The Dallas Cowboys star QB is holding his first ever football camps this summer. The two day Dak Prescott Football ProCamp is being held June 24 & 25 at Lake Dallas High School in Corinth. Sorry, all you armchair quarterbacks — there’s an age limit. The camp is open to first through eighth grade boys and girls of all skill […]

  • New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrate after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. 
The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28 after overtime.  / AFP / Timothy A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Texas Rangers on the hunt for Tom Brady jersey bandit

    On Sunday, Tom Brady cemented his legacy as the greatest NFL quarter back of all time. His team, the New England Patriots, came from behind to win the game in over time. After the game, Brady put the jersey in his bag only to find it missing just a few minutes later. He told Patriots owner Robert Kraft it was missing. Brady seemed to wonder how the jersey could vanish from right under his nose. It has been rumored that […]