Palmer ISD superintendent details armed faculty; other ISD eye security
Palmer, TX - After the horrifying school shootings at Columbine and Sandy Hook, districts started taking a more tactical approach to security. Schools in Palmer ISD started a Guardian Program, arming certain faculty members;
Girl charged for Ennis H.S. shooting threat on social media
Ennis, TX - Ennis police have charged a girl with posting a photo on social media threatening violence against Ennis High School. The threat was posted Sunday morning on Snapchat.
The picture is of a young man pointing a gun with the caption, "Be ready for school Tuesday Ennis High School."
Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Dallas Postal Worker
Dallas, TX - An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a United States Postal Worker in Dallas. Federal sources tell 1080 KRLD’s L.P.Phillips an arrest has been made in Monday’s shooting of a postal truck driver.
Students threaten Ennis, Red Oak High via social media; trend continues across DFW
Ennis, TX - After making threats of violence against their school over the weekend, an Ennis Student is facing a criminal charge while school administration reprimanded a Red Oak student.
Trackdown: Help find Courtney ‘C.J.' Johnson's killers
Dallas, TX - This week, Dallas police need help tracking down killers who were caught on tape, but still at large. Courtney C. J. Johnson was robbed and then shot and killed Saturday night as he walked to his Pleasant Grove apartment after buying a pizza for dinner.
14-year-old Dallas girl killed in shooting
Dallas, TX - A 14-year-old girl who was shot and killed Monday night has been identified as a Dallas ISD freshman. Natalie Hernandez was identified by the medical examiner as the victim in the shooting that took place just before 10 p.m. on Ormond Drive.
Congressional grudge match: Why Eddie Bernice Johnson isn't ready to yield to Barbara Mallory Caraway
Dallas, TX - If you roll your eyes when Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson says her next term in Congress will be her last, she understands. The Dallas Democrat has been retiring for the last decade, only to change her mind and seek two more years.
Lupe Valdez Did Not Have a Good Weekend
Dallas, TX - It’s not quite time to print the “Lupe Fiasco” headline somebody out there must be itching to use, but over the weekend the state’s two biggest newspapers endorsed Andrew White over former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez in the Democratic primary for governor.
State suspends medical license after WFAA investigation at opioid clinic
Dallas, TX - The Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended the license of a Dallas plastic surgeon for being a “continuing threat to the public welfare” for prescribing opioids at unregistered pain clinics that were the subject of a WFAA-TV investigation.
Some Ellis County schools benefited from the UIL realignment, others - yikes
Austin, TX - The numbers are in and high schools across the state now know who stands between them and a playoff berth for the 2018-20 school years.
Civil Rights Attorney Lee Merritt Accused of Practicing without TX Law License
Dallas, TX - Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt is being sued for allegedly practicing without a license in Texas. Merritt has represented high-profile clients like Jacqueline Craig, whose arrest by a Fort Worth police officer went viral,