They Still Won’t Say What Happened to the Chief? OK, This Is Getting Ridiculous.

Dallas, TX - Well, I think I just submitted the dumbest open records request of my 100-year career as a journalist. I sent it to the city. This was a tough decision. I swore I would not do this. Then I did it. My open records request was, “Where is the police chief?”

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Counterfeit Bills Have Some Burned Dallas Business Owners Taking Extra Measures When Accepting Cash

Dallas, TX - It’s hard to imagine a business turning away cold hard cash, but some stores and shops in Dallas are establishing strict new standards for accepting currency after getting burned in recent days by counterfeit money.

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Traffic Alert & Lane Closures for Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19

Southern Dallas Area - Traffic Alert & Lane Closures for Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19.

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Heat Advisory for our area from noon Tuesday to 7 PM Wednesday

Please be aware that the National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Heat Advisory which will be in effect from noon Tuesday to 7 PM CDT Wednesday for DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, Lancaster, and a much broader area that includes more than 30 counties.

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Slater Swartwood Sr. Sentenced to Federal Prison for Money Laundering in Dallas County School Scandal

Dallas, TX - Slater Swartwood Sr. was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to a money laundering conspiracy charge in December 2017.

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Dallas County, Parkland plan to open full-service health clinic at old Red Bird Mall

Dallas, TX - Dallas County leaders and officials from Parkland Memorial Hospital officials agree with the developer leading the charge to revitalize the former Red Bird Mall: A health clinic in the mall makes good sense.

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Electronics thieves targeting Arlington Starbucks shops

Arlington, TX - Police said at least five Starbucks coffee shops in Arlington have been targeted by thieves stealing electronics from customers.  In a string of offenses spanning the metroplex, a pair of thieves have targeted unsuspecting customers by stealing their laptops.

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Study finds Ellis County in top-10 of new business growth

Ellis County, TX - A recent study conducted by SmartAdvisor ranked Ellis County ninth in the state in terms of incoming investments.

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Public’s Help Needed Finding Dallas Teenager Missing For 4 Days

Dallas, TX - The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for help finding a missing teenager.  Violet Enriques, 17, was last seen on May 13 in Dallas.  Police said she may still be in the Dallas area.

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Growing Criticism of Dallas County DA Reforms

Dallas, TX - Pressure from top state and police leaders against Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot's reform plan mounted Thursday, as Mayor Mike Rawlings said that Dallas Police will still enforce all laws, despite Creuzot's plan.

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Police in Ennis Seek Alleged Serial Walmart Thief

Ennis, TX - Police in Ennis say they're asking for help identifying a woman accused in alleged thefts at a Walmart in recent weeks.

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