Body of Possible Drowning Victim Found in Duncanville Pond

A body was found in the Lakeside Park pond by the Grand Prairie Public Safety dive team on Wednesday morning.  Officials said Duncanville Police and Fire Department personnel responded to a call regarding a possible drowning at Lakeside Park on Tuesday.

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Brown County jury returns $2M verdict for worker injured on construction site

In one of the state’s first in-person jury trials in the past seven months, a Brown County jury on Oct. 9 awarded $1.95 million for injuries suffered by a worker who fell 11 feet through an unmarked opening onto a concrete floor. 

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North Texas City Threatens To Take Property From Church

DUNCANVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A small North Texas church is fighting back as the city of Duncanville attempts to seize their property using eminent domain.  “This is an empty lot that God gave us,” said Angie Baker, wife of the pastor at Canaan Baptist Church.

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San Marcos Narrows Chief Search to Two

San Marcos, TX - The City of San Marcos has narrowed down its search for the next Chief of Police to two finalists. From the original nationwide pool of 92 applicants, five candidates participated in the first round of interviews last week.

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Prevent Exposure to West Nile Virus

Duncanville, TX - On August 18, 2020 Dallas County collected West Nile Virus infected mosquitoes from five traps within Duncanville's 75116 and 75137 zip codes.

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Officer rescues baby from hot car in Duncanville

Duncanville, TX - Duncanville police are warning citizens about hot car deaths after an officer rescued a baby this week.   Just after 5 p.m. Monday, officers responded to the 900 block of Gemini Avenue on a report that a child was left alone in a vehicle. 

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Duncanville Police Launch a crime mapping tool

Duncanville, TX - Duncanville residents will now be able to utilize a crime mapping tool to be more informed about reported crime within the City of Duncanville. This tool, CrimeMapping.com, interfaces with the Duncanville Police Department’s Records Management System (RMS) to map, list and chart general crime as reported.

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Utility Disconnections to Resume Monday August 10th for Duncanville Customers with Past Due Balances

Duncanville, Texas – Beginning Monday, August 10, 2020 the City of Duncanville will reinstate utility service disconnections for customers with delinquent accounts. Disconnection can be avoided by paying any past due balances and making accounts current.

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Duncanville Private School Closes Amid Pandemic

Duncanville, TX - As districts and schools around North Texas scramble to figure out how they’ll reopen next month, the Merrywood School in Duncanville is announcing it will permanently close its doors.

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Duncanville City Facilities Open to the Public

Duncanville, TX - The Duncanville City Hall, Police Lobby, Rec Center and Library are open.  A variety of online tools remain available for self-service.

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