Ellis County commissioners approve land agreement for Loop 9

Ellis County, TX - The Ellis County Commissioners Court approved an agreement to contribute rights-of-way funds with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Loop 9 project at its Monday meeting.

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High-speed train from Dallas to Houston hires major operator from Spain

Dallas, TX - The high-speed railroad from Dallas to Houston has acquired a key new player that will run day-to-day operations.  Renfe, an international railway company based in Spain,

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State Fair of Texas opens Friday with new adventures

Dallas, TX - The State Fair of Texas opens for its 132nd year on Friday and offers visitors a plethora of new experiences, especially with the new “Celebrating Texas Innovation” exposition — all held on the grounds in historic Fair Park.

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A rape in Arlington — a girl’s life ruined and her name trashed — should leave us all ashamed

Arlington, TX - Through three years, job changes, multiple moves and even the birth of her daughter, Elizabeth Bruenig couldn’t let go of the story, couldn’t let go of the terrible thing that happened in high school — not to her but to another young woman.

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State Sen. Royce West hosting town hall next week to answer questions about 2020 U.S. Census, Dallas issues

Dallas, TX - Dallas leaders and residents will discuss the 2020 U.S. Census, the upcoming 86th Texas Legislature and other Dallas-area issues at a town hall geared toward the city's Hispanic residents.

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Wet September shatters 86-year Dallas record, and there's more rain in forecast

Dallas, Ft. Worth, TX - Dallas-Fort Worth has received more than four times the normal amount of rain for the month of September — and there's more in the forecast next week. 

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Even if everything Amber Guyger says is true, her decision to shoot Botham Jean was a crime

Dallas, TX - There’s just no way to wrap your head around the image: With the workday behind you, snug for the evening in your own apartment, the place you feel safest, you’re confronted by a uniformed police officer with a gun.

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Dallas Officer Kills Man After Walking Into Wrong Apartment: Police

Dallas, TX - A Dallas police officer shot and killed a man after entering an apartment unit she believed was her own, police said.  The shooting happened at the South Side Flats before 10 p.m., about one block from the Dallas Police Department Headquarters.

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Man Dies After Being Injured on a Scooter in Dallas

Dallas, TX - A man died after being injured while riding a scooter in Dallas.  Police say the accident happened in the 500 block of South Munger. The injured rider asked a witness to call a Lyft ride but when that ride arrived, the scooter rider was unresponsive.

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Loop 9 to create greater connectivity, new economic opportunities in northern Ellis County

Ellis County, TX - The Texas Department of Transportation is working to acquire the property needed to start a segment of the long-discussed Loop 9 project in northern Ellis County.

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A Tale of Two Dallas County Boys: Jordan Edwards, Santos Rodriguez and the Future of Police Reform in Texas After Roy Oliver's Conviction

Dallas, TX - After deliberating for more than five hours Wednesday night, a Dallas jury sentenced former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver to 15 years behind bars and a $10,000 fine for fatally shooting 15-year-old Jordan Edwards last year. He was convicted of murder a day earlier.

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