Former Dallas City Councilman Dwaine Caraway Sentenced to 56 Months, $500,000 in Restitution
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Dallas, TX The fall from power for Dwaine Caraway is complete after the former Dallas City Councilman and mayor pro tem was sentenced to 4.6 years behind bars Friday for his role in the $100 million criminal conspiracy that shut down school bus provider Dallas County Schools.
Bardwell Police chief, four others dead in two-vehicle collision
Bardwell, TX - Five individuals were killed in a two-vehicle collision that took place over the weekend west of Highview Park Road in Bardwell. The youngest victim was five years old.
According to a Texas Highway Patrol media release, 31-year-old Jose Munoz was driving west Sunday morning on South Highway 34 in a white 2012 Dodge pickup before the accident took place.
She punched her ticket to Hollywood on 'American Idol,' but Dallas singer chose education over chasing fame
Dallas, TX - It's any musician's dream to audition, advance, and to possibly get discovered by competing on the show that took the country by storm in 2002.
Classmates helping Dallas cancer patient find a stem cell donor
Dallas, TX - Friends, family and strangers are trying to help a Dallas college student battling cancer. Chris Lewis has never met a stranger. The 27-year-old Parker University chiropractic student thrives on helping others get better.
2 Arrested in String of Armed Robberies Near Oak Cliff Schools: PD
Dallas, TX - Dallas police say two men, ages 18 and 17, have been arrested and charged in connection with a string of recent armed robberies outside Dallas Independent School District campuses in Oak Cliff.
Forecast Shows 5 Days of Freezing Temps, Possible Snow
Dallas Area - The first of two cold fronts arrived Wednesday afternoon, dropping temperatures to near freezing overnight. “The cold front has moved into North Texas earlier than expected
Dallas police release sketch of man whose body was found floating in Trinity River
Dallas, TX - Dallas police are hoping a sketch will help someone recognize a man whose body was found floating in the Trinity River on Sunday. Police released a drawing of the man, who was found in the 1200 block of Riverwood Road,
Two arrested after SWAT standoff at Cockrell Hill home
Cockrell, TX - A SWAT standoff in Cockrell Hill that lasted for hours ended in the arrest of two auto theft suspects. When police initially arrived at the house in the 4700 block of Pecan Meadow Drive Tuesday morning and tried to make an arrest, the people inside refused to come out.
Man Indicted For Duping North Texas School District Out Of Nearly $2M
Crowley, TX - A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex watches. Prosecutors announced Friday that Donald Howard Conkright was indicted on two counts of wire fraud.