FBI searching for man who has robbed series of banks across Dallas-Fort Worth area

Dallas/Ft. Worth area - Authorities are searching for a man who has robbed or tried to rob four banks across North Texas in the past two months.  The man began his spree in Alvarado the afternoon of June 15 when he robbed the First Financial Bank in the 200 block of West U.S. Highway 67

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Railroad employee dies after being pinned under rail car's wheel in 'tragic accident'

Dallas, TX - A railroad employee died after being pinned under a rail car's wheel early Monday in South Dallas, officials said.  Dallas police and Union Pacific Railroad police responded to the 600 block of Corinth Street about 1 a.m. after another railroad worker found the victim pinned and called 911.

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Ennis PD search warrent leads to arrest

Ennis, TX - A search warrant was executed by The Ennis Police Department on August 9, 2018 at 604 E. Burnett in Ennis, resulting in the arrest of Ricky Ortiz, 37 of Ennis. According to Crime Prevention Officer Roger Cole,

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How an $890,000, taxpayer-funded chicken shack sums up Dwaine Caraway in Dallas

Dallas, TX - Dwaine Caraway might have hoped his legacy would be the renaissance of the Oak Cliff neighborhoods he knew as a boy, where he grew up, where he seemed to know everybody and where he spent his adult life crafting a reputation as a crusader for the people.

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Ellis County residents lose homes, property in series of grassfires

Ellis County - In a matter of hours Friday evening, David Ross lost everything that took a lifetime to build.  Members of the community are now reaching out to assist the Marine Corps veteran after a fire destroyed his home to help him rebuild, but assistance is still needed.

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Dwaine Caraway: ‘I Ain’t No [expletive] Sixty-Five-Hundred-Dollar Negro.’

Dallas, TX - In 2010, Steve Thompson wrote a story for the DMN about Dwaine Caraway’s suspect accounting of money he spent in the fight to stop expanded sales of beer and wine in the city.

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2018 T.G.I.F. Legislative Breakfast Series

Dallas, TX -  Last week's August 3rd session of the BSWP's 2018 TGIF Breakfast Series with featured speaker Texas House Representative-elect (D-109) Hon. Carl Sherman produced a full house of more than 160 interested folks.

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Man indicted in rape, kidnapping and robbery of UT-Arlington student

Arlington, TX - A Tarrant County jury indicted the man accused of kidnapping and raping a University of Texas at Arlington student at gunpoint in June. Joel Engobo Mambe, 20, had a gun and some of the victim's property on him when police arrested him June 21, Arlington police Chief Will Johnson said.

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OnStar guides police to car used in Dallas crime spree

Dallas, TX - Many of you have seen the terrifying video of a group of juveniles suspected of jumping out of a Chevy Malibu early Sunday morning and robbing a Dallas couple at gunpoint.  Jesus Najera knows what it's like to live it. "That's the same thing that happened to me," he said.

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Ellis County forced annexation reform targets May 2019 ballot after falling short of signatures

Ellis County, TX - After missing the July deadline, Ellis County petitioners are more determined than ever to meet their next goal to restore voters’ right to choose whether cities can be forcibly annexed.

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Six teens arrested for violent weekend Dallas crime spree

Dallas, TX - There is a new account of the violent weekend crime spree that ended with the arrests of six juveniles.  A North Texas couple described being ambushed and beaten by three of the suspects. One of them loaded and pointed a shotgun at the victims.

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