Ellis County leaders identify shortfalls, develop action plan to address school safety

Ellis County - School district and law enforcement officials have exhausted discussions that surround potential safety measures related to school shootings or safety. Authorities have targeted three critical areas of concern and, following a joint meeting March 27, are ready to develop action plans to address the points.

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T.D. Jakes Apologizes After Potter’s House Volunteer Is Cuffed In Church

Ft. Worth, TX - In video that has been viewed more than 3 million times, a young volunteer at Potter’s House Fort Worth church filmed herself being assaulted by a church security guard and handcuffed by police during service on Sunday in a dispute about her appearing on the church stage.

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Tomi Lahren's gun-friendly leggings were made by a Dallas entrepreneur

Dallas, TX - Conservative pundit Tomi Lahren made a viral fashion statement last weekend, sporting athletic wear with a built-in holster. The leggings were the idea of Dallas native Amy Robbins.  Lahren's Instagram post shows her wearing a pair of leggings with a gun tucked into the front pocket.

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Dallas Women’s Foundation Holds Patron Party for Leadership Honorees

DALLAS, March 29, 2018 – On March 13, Dallas Women’s Foundation held a patron party for the donors, supporters and honorees of its 2018 Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader Awards.

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Dwaine Caraway steered $72K to a political crony, and it vanished. A struggling community fears a replay

Dallas, TX - A decade ago, Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway convinced a company that needed his vote to donate tens of thousands of dollars to a political ally’s nonprofit.

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Over 750 elderly deaths to be reviewed in police probe of North Texas attacks

Dallas, TX - Police across North Texas have set up a tip line and are checking hundreds of case files to see if a murder suspect from Dallas could be connected to similar murders or attacks on elderly people in other cities.

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Police: Armed Suspects Targeting Hispanic Community

Mesquite, TX - Mesquite Police are warning the public about a group of armed robbers who are targeting the Hispanic community.  Police say it’s happening at apartment complexes during the overnight hours, mostly during the weekend.

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Ex-DeSoto coach Todd Peterman, White Settlement Brewer agree on 1-year contract

White Settlement - Todd Peterman's contract with White Settlement Brewer is for one year and $120,000 in total compensation.  The deal includes a $115,000 salary and $5,000 relocation stipend.

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Announcement of Search for Chair Executive Officer, Commemorative Air Force

Dallas, TX - The General Staff of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) is announcing a national search to identify and recruit candidates for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization.

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Valdez, White taking positions, shots in runoff

Austin, TX - Lupe Valdez said she had an image as a strong woman when she was Dallas County sheriff but that she privately cried as she wondered if she could change the way people treated the LGBTQ community.

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5 times we used Texas public records to get answers — and how you can, too

Dallas, TX - When a police officer shot an unarmed 15-year-old boy in Balch Springs last year, the public wanted to know: What happened?  When a 13-year-old girl reported being raped at a Dallas psychiatric hospital, other patients had a right to know: What was the hospital's safety record?  

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