Women’s STEAM Academy at Balch Springs: Inspiring innovation. Cultivating excellence!

Balch Springs, TX - At Young Women’s STEAM Academy at Balch Springs, the staff is committed to ENGAGE communities, EQUIP themselves, and ENGINEER learning environments that EMPOWER girls to EXCEL! 

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Photographed in Balch Springs apartment: 2 hospitalized

Dallas, TX — Police said female victims and suspected firemen were taken to a local hospital after being shot in a Balch Springs apartment complex on Friday morning.  According to a news release from Balch Springs police, a 911 caller told dispatchers that a man had entered a rental office and started shooting.

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Shooting And Crash Has Section Of LBJ Freeway Shut Down In Balch Springs

BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Balch Springs Police are investigating a shooting and crash on northbound LBJ Freeway.  It happened around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19 near Lake June Road.

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Balch Springs Is The Least Educated City In Texas

Balch Springs, TX - College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment rates have fallen at an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010.

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TX Court Reviews White Cop’s Killing of Black Teen

Balch Springs, TX - As law enforcement’s disparate use of force against Blacks continues to stoke division, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals plans to review the high-profile murder conviction of former police officer Roy Oliver, who fatally shot an unarmed Black teenager, the Texas Tribune reports.

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Woman who filmed husband force child to perform sex acts sentenced to 30 years

Balch Springs, TX - A woman who videotaped as she forced a 9-year-old girl to perform sex acts on her husband has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison, the statutory maximum sentence, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.

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Authorities looking for missing Texas teen

Balch Springs, TX - Mariah Lewis has been missing from Balch Springs since September 1st, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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Waxahachie High alumnus, 22, announces bid for Balch Springs mayor

Balch Springs, TX - At 22 years old, Andre Mills has had a successful prep basketball career, written a book and runs his own business. He is now ready to take the next big step in his life - running for public office.

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Affidavit: Man stored 72 pounds of heroin in closet of southern Dallas home

Dallas, TX - A Dallas man was arrested after Drug Enforcement Administration agents found 70 pounds of heroin in the closet of his Dallas home, according to a criminal complaint.

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Teenage girl hit & killed walking with friends on side of road in Balch Springs

Balch Springs, TX - A 17-year-old girl was killed Friday night when she was hit by a car in Balch Springs.  Akiya Jackson was walking home from the store on the side of McKenzie Road near Pioneer Road

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