TX Court Reviews White Cop’s Killing of Black Teen
- Written by Crime and Justice News Crime and Justice News
- Created: 16 January 2021 16 January 2021
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.
Woman who filmed husband force child to perform sex acts sentenced to 30 years
- Written by U.S. Attorney's Office U.S. Attorney's Office
- Created: 16 January 2020 16 January 2020
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.
Authorities looking for missing Texas teen
- Written by WHNT News 19 WHNT News 19
- Created: 07 September 2019 07 September 2019
Balch Springs, TX - Mariah Lewis has been missing from Balch Springs since September 1st, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Waxahachie High alumnus, 22, announces bid for Balch Springs mayor
- Written by David Dunn David Dunn
- Created: 13 December 2018 13 December 2018
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.
Affidavit: Man stored 72 pounds of heroin in closet of southern Dallas home
- Written by Landon Haaf Landon Haaf
- Created: 10 November 2018 10 November 2018
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.
Teenage girl hit & killed walking with friends on side of road in Balch Springs
- Written by FOX4News.com Staff FOX4News.com Staff
- Created: 05 November 2018 05 November 2018
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
Trial Begins For Former Balch Springs Officer Accused In Teen Murder
- Written by Steve Pickett Steve Pickett
- Created: 16 August 2018 16 August 2018
Balch Springs, TX - The jury was called in and the murder trial of former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver began this morning. Oliver shot and killed Jordan Edwards in 2017. The teenager was in a car that was driving away from a party when prosecutors say the former police officer opened fire on the vehicle.
18-Wheeler Collides with 5 Motorcycles on I-20
- Written by NBC NBC
- Created: 24 June 2018 24 June 2018
Balch Spings, TX - An 18-wheeler hit five motorcyclists Sunday afternoon in Balch Springs, police say, causing a crash that shut down the westbound side of Interstate 20 for more than 30 minutes.
Police find Balch Springs teen fatally shot in Mesquite neighborhood
- Written by Amanda Jesse Amanda Jesse
- Created: 20 June 2018 20 June 2018
Balch Springs, TX - A Balch Springs teen died after authorities found him shot in a Mesquite neighborhood Tuesday night. Mesquite police heard gunfire in the 1600 block of Crestridge Drive, near North Galloway Avenue, around 8 p.m.
More than 250 animals seized from squalid Balch Springs property in last 3 years
- Written by Claire Z. Cardona Claire Z. Cardona
- Created: 02 June 2018 02 June 2018
Balch Springs, TX - More than 100 cats and dogs were seized Thursday from a feces-filled Balch Springs property that officials have investigated before for animal cruelty.