24-year-old woman shot and killed at Arlington apartment complex, police say

Arlington, TX - A Duncanville woman was shot and killed early Saturday morning inside an apartment complex in Arlington, officials say.  Around 2 a.m., Arlington police responded to a shooting call near the 2500 block of Forest Point Drive. 

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Calls For ‘Immediate Release’ Of Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther

Dallas, TX - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has called for the “immediate release” of a Dallas salon owner who was arrested and sent to jail for opening her business in defiance of Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home orders.

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Dallas salon owner jailed for reopening in violation of court order

Dallas, TX - A Dallas salon owner will spend a week in jail after she was found in contempt of court Tuesday for violating an order to close her salon during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dallas County COVID-19 news release for April 26th

Dallas County - As of 11:00amApril 26, 2020, Dallas County Health and Human Servicesis reporting 105 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 3,014, including 82 deaths.

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Dallas salon owner ordered to close after reopening against stay-at-home orders

Dallas, TX - A Dallas hair salon owner was issued a citation after reopening her business, violating local and state executive orders to stay at home. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins also sent a cease and desist letter, telling Shelley Luther that she had to close Salon A la Mode.

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DAV Providing $250 COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Check for Unemployed Disabled Veterans

DAV Providing $250 COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Check for Unemployed Disabled Veterans.  The DAV (Disabled American Veterans) is providing Unemployment Relief checks to service-connected disabled veterans who have lost employment as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Community Based Testing Sites open criteria

Dallas, Texas – Both Community Based Testing Sites (CBTS) will open the criteria to include testing for no symptoms required for first responders, DART drivers, healthcare workers, grocery store and essential retail store workers beginning April 20.

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Ellis County Reports 4th COVID-19-Related Death, 10 New Cases of the Coronavirus

Ellis County - An 80-year-old who lived at a Waxahachie long-term care facility is the fourth person in Ellis County to die due to COVID-19, officials say.  The county also reported 10 new cases the new coronavirus, bringing the county total to 111.

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Where to go for COVID-19 testing

Ellis County municipalities have worked closely with Ellis County Emergency Management to compile this list of area coronavirus testing sites and screening resources:

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Dallas County issued an amended Stay-At-Home order this week

Dallas County issued an amended Stay-At-Home order this week that requires people over the age of two to wear some form of covering over their nose and mouth, such as a homemade mask, scarf, bandana or handkerchief, when patronizing an essential business or using public transportation.

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In Ellis County, the number of COVID-19 cases rise to 87

Ellis County - As of Wednesday evening, the Ellis County Local Health Authority has confirmed four additional cases of COVID-19 in Ellis County. This increases the countywide total to 87 cases.

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