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Fort Worth Star-Telegram
808 Throckmorton St
Fort Worth, TX 76102 Directions
Kara Box fought back tears Thursday as she recalled the morning her common-law husband was shot to death in a dispute over a twin mattress in a dumpster. “I stepped … Click to Continue »
The funeral of fallen Fort Worth police officer Garrett Hull begins at 1 p.m. Friday, but will be private at the family’s request. The public won’t be allowed inside the … Click to Continue »
Players and coaches joined family and friends of Kyrell McBride-Johnson at midfield before a game in Crowley on Tuesday night to honor Kyrell, who died after collapsing at football practice … Click to Continue »
Talk about short notice: Blake Shelton will play a free “pop-up” concert this Thursday at Billy Bob’s Texas, the country singer and “Voice” coach announced Monday morning via Facebook. Expect … Click to Continue »
Republican Pete Flores’ upset victory in a Democratic-friendly Texas Senate district Tuesday night has spurred GOP jubilation and Democratic soul-searching with less than two months until the November elections. ”All … Click to Continue »
KDAF TV - CW33 News Fix
8001 John W Carpenter Frwy
Dallas, TX 75247 Directions
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Police in Oklahoma City say multiple victims thought they were meeting up with someone through a gay dating app when they were held against their will and robbed, according to KFOR. Oklahoma City police received several different calls the evening of Sept. 8th, and quickly realized all the calls were connected. Those calls were from men who had been lured to a house on S.W. 34th St. through the Grindr app. Instead, they were held against […]
STUART, Fla. — A community in Florida is growing frustrated with one neighbor who does his yard work completely naked. “I came out Sunday night to put the trash out, and I look over and he is bent over, winding up his hose, and I’m like, ‘That is my view of the neighborhood,” said neighbor Melissa Ny. “He works on his car, and he does it naked, and everyone has called the police. He is just out there doing his yard […]
GREEN BAY, Wis. – There’s nothing like a good-hearted volunteer. One of them is named Terry, who donates a lot of his time to Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary located in Green Bay. In a Facebook post shared Tuesday, Sept. 18 the shelter shared heartwarming photos of the dedicated volunteer who came along one day and said: “he’d like to brush cats.” Terry eventually started going to the shelter every day to brush and pet the cats, getting to know each […]
HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — A Michigan mother had to appear in court after taking a cellphone away from her teenage daughter as a punishment. Jodie May, of Grandville, Mich., appeared Tuesday in Ottawa County District Court on a misdemeanor charge of larceny, WOOD-TV reported. “I was just being a mom, a concerned parent and disciplining my daughter,” said May said. She said she took the iPhone 6 from her 15-year-old daughter in April after the girl got in trouble in school, according […]
One death and 17 illnesses were identified before a nationwide recall of potentially E. coli-contaminated ground beef by Cargill Meat Solutions, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The death and illnesses happened from July 5 to July 25. The ground beef products were produced and packaged on June 21. As a result, on Sept. 19, Cargill Meat Solutions announced a nationwide recall of about 132,606 pounds of ground beef made from chuck possibly contaminated with Escherichia coli O26. The […]
KTVT TV - CBS 11
5233 Bridge St
Fort Worth, TX 76103 Directions
Armyworms are appearing almost overnight in some North Texas neighborhoods, crawling through grass, marching across streets and sidewalks, and climbing walls.
Police in Dallas are looking for an armed man who forced his way into two different women's apartments two Wednesday mornings in a row and raped them.
Making STEM careers look more like America. That was the end goal of a gathering in Dallas Thursday as local advocates hosted female students from the engineering program at Kimball High.
Dave was one of those journalists that followed the axiom that the late Don Hewitt always said, “tell me a story.”
When disaster does its worst, Texas Baptist Men--or TBM as it's now being called-- can be counted on to deliver hope. Next stop? North Carolina.
KXAS TV - NBC 5
4805 Amon Carter Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76155 Directions
Storms are currently developing in Bosque, Somervell, Hood and Johnson counties.These storms are moving North and are expected to impact Tarrant and Dallas counties with some spotty showers Thursday evening. NBC 5 Forecast: A Wet Pattern Lightning will be a concern with these storms.Our weather pattern will become rather wet for the next few days. Showers and storms are likely Friday into Saturday. The rain will be heavy with the potential for some flooding. Rain amounts Friday through early next week could exceed four inches in parts of North Texas.The pattern will remain unsettled through much of next week with at least a low chance of showers and storms during the work week.Get the latest forecast information from NBC 5's team of Weather Experts here.Latest Video ForecastInteractive RadarSkyCamsAbove: A view of Fort Worth from The Stayton at Museum Way. Below, Dallas from Lake Cliff Tower.Check back and refresh this page for the latest update. As this story is developing, elements may change. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
Fort Worth police are planning special patrols in the historic Stockyards area this weekend after a warning that an “extremely violent” outlaw motorcycle gang is organizing a rally there.A number of shop owners have posted signs on their doors saying, “No club affiliated attire of any kind allowed inside our establishment.”"We're taking nothing for granted," said city council member Carlos Flores who represents North Fort Worth. "We are going to have a very visible presense at the Stockyards. There will be a lot of police officers, a lot of uniforms to be seen."The gang, known as the Mongols, is based in California.A report from the U.S. Justice Department identifies the Mongols as “an extremely violent (gang) that poses a serious criminal threat to the Pacific and Southwestern regions of the U.S.”The report said the group frequently commits crimes including murder, assault and intimidation.Quoting an intelligence warning from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Star-Telegram reported as many 700 Mongols could arrive in the Stockyards beginning late Thursday.Police said officers will make sure visitors and everyone are safe."They might be wondering what's going on when they see all these motorcyclists coming into town," said Officer Brad Perez. "We want them to see just as many officers out there for their safety."Perez added that officers reached out to local leaders of a rival biker gang and were told they planned no confrontation.Several tourists interviewed on Exchange Avenue said they weren't worried."People who come down here are probably good, solid Texans and they're not really threatened by that ilk of folk," said Karen Choate, of Las Cruces, New Mexico.Photo Credit: Scott Gordon, NBC 5 News
On Wednesday, Dallas Police investigators were at the Windridge apartements at 14200 Dallas Parkway, investigating an aggravated sexual assault that happened 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12. The suspect knocked on the victim's door asking for a donation."When the suspect took that donation, he pushed his way into the residence and sexually assaulted the victim," said Dallas Police Major Charles Young. North Texas Giving Day Celebrates 10 Years of Generosity It was the first attack by a suspect that police say sexually assaulted another woman on Wednesday, September 19 at an apartment complex less than a mile away."We're here today seeking the public's help to identify the suspect," Major Young said as police released a composite sketch of the suspect Wednesday afternoon. "The suspect is involved in two aggravated sexual assault offenses." Cross-Examination Continues in Trial of Ex-Mesquite Officer "He wanted money and sex," said a woman at the River Park apartment complex who didn't want to be identified. She said the suspect knocked on her door September 19 looking for a donation, then forced his way in and threatened her and her 2-year-old daughter."He say he's going to kill the baby," she said. That's when she says a friend who was visiting told her to take the child and hide in the closet. She says her friend was sexually assaulted. Victim: Mark Cuban’s Punishment is 'Not Enough' The suspect is described as a young, thin, black male between the ages of 16 and 22. If you have any information call Dallas Police investigators at (214) 671-3613 or (214) 671-3610.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
This week, independent investigators released a report that confirmed Sports Illustrated’s bombshell about widespread harassment in the Dallas Mavericks business office.“It saddened me more than surprised me,” said Jim Quick, Professor of Leadership & Organizational Behavior in the Department of Management at The University of Texas at Arlington. North Texas Giving Day Celebrates 10 Years of Generosity In 1998, Quick helped review three studies on sexual harassment for a report in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. In 2017, he and M. Ann McFadyen revisited the issue. Nearly 20 years later, little has changed. Harassment at work is still under-reported and is still a chronic health concern, say the researchers.Quick says society struggles to define sexual harassment and understand what's often behind it. Cross-Examination Continues in Trial of Ex-Mesquite Officer “Sexual harassment is an abuse of power problem. So the regulation of power and the management of power is really at the heart of the sexual abuse problem,” said Quick. “It's not about sex.”Quick says employers need to understand the psychology, establish surveillance systems to monitor people for signs of abuses of power. Victim: Mark Cuban’s Punishment is 'Not Enough' That's in addition to establishing good reporting systems to send concerns to managers who can take action.“It’s incumbent upon management all the way through an organization to communicate up about the problem,” explained Quick.“In healthy organizations, these problems will occur in a small percentage of the time but they get surfaced, they get addressed and they will get resolved,” added Quick.Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has shed more light on harassment, sex abuse and assault. Quick calls it a national catharsis that will ultimately help bring change.“You can't solve a problem when its buried,” he said.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Following the arrest of Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, who is accused of manslaughter after fatally shooting her neighbor Botham Jean, Dallas Chief of Police U. Rene Hall was asked why Guyger hadn't been terminated.At the time Hall said she wasn't able to fire Guyger. On Thursday, Hall elaborated on why that is, saying: Dallas County DA and Challenger Field Questions About Jean “There is one overriding reason that I have not taken any administrative or employment action against Officer Amber Guyger. I don’t want to interfere with the on-going criminal investigation into her actions. Here’s why. As an employer, DPD can compel Officer Guyger to provide a statement during a DPD administrative investigation and those statements given to DPD could potentially compromise the criminal investigation. That is not a risk I am willing to take. We cannot let the criminal case be determined on a ’technicality’ rather than the facts. An exhaustive and thorough criminal investigation is essential, and as soon as we are assured that conducting an administrative investigation will not impede on the criminal investigation, we will proceed.” Demonstrators March With Casket to Protest Jean Shooting NBC 5 Law Enforcement Expert Don Peritz said after the shooting occurred two completely separate, but parallel, investigations began -- one administrative (Internal Affairs) and another that was criminal. Marchers Outside AT&T Stadium Protest Police Shootings "They are separate investigations designed to protect the integrity of the criminal investigation and to protect the rights of everyone involved -- the suspect, the witnesses, the assigned investigators and the department," Peritz said.Peritz added that Hall turned over the Dallas police portion of the criminal investigation to the Texas Rangers. At the same time, investigators with the Dallas County District Attorney Office launched their criminal investigation.Investigations Breakdown Administrative Investigations (Internal Affairs):Involve interviews, between Internal Affairs Detectives and the accused officer.This investigation is focused between the accused employee and the department.Involves employee requirement to follow departmental policy to fully cooperate with investigators and answer all questions asked (compelled or forced to answer truthfully about what happened).Involves Garrity protection for the accused officer against self-incrimination, because the accused is compelled to answer. Information gained in the administrative investigation cannot be shared from the administrative side to the criminal investigation side, however, the criminal investigators can share information gained with the administrative side (Internal Affairs). (Garrity v New Jersey (1967)Administrative investigations are directed toward employee misconduct, such as department policy or rules/regulations violations.Criminal Investigations:Involve interrogations between the criminal investigators assigned (in this case, now the Texas Rangers and Dallas County DA investigators and the suspect (Officer Amber Guyger) Focused on violations of state law (Texas Penal Code)The result of the criminal investigation is ultimately between the accused suspect (in this case the Officer Amber Guyger) a criminal prosecutor (the DA), and the court.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
WFAA TV - ABC 8
606 Young St
Dallas, TX 75202 Directions
Baseball great Ernie Banks, a player that broke barriers with that signature smile on his face, died at the age of 83.
For years, victims had to go to other counties for services; now, they have a resource in Weatherford for the county's most vulnerable victims
Repetition is part of his day-to-day life. And twice a month, he paints with his neighbors at a senior living facility, The Villages on MacArthur located in Irving.
Police are seeking information about a suspect in connection with two sexual assaults in North Dallas.
Chief Renee Hall said federal and state laws prevent her from firing Guyger right away for the shooting death of Botham Jean. But it was unclear what those laws are.