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Frontier Airlines Flight Diverted to D/FW Airport

A commercial flight was diverted to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Saturday night after people on board smelled an odor in the cabin, officials say. Frontier Airlines flight 1433 departed Orlando at 6:58 p.m. EST and landed safely D/FW at 9:00 p.m. CST, according to Jonathan Freed, director of corporate communications for the airlines. The flight’s scheduled destination was Oklahoma City. …

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Body found floating in Trinity River south of downtown Dallas

A kayaker saw the body floating in the water near Interstate 45 and South Lamar Street and called 911, police said. Firefighters recovered a body from the Trinity River in south Dallas just after noon Saturday, officials said. A kayaker saw the body floating in the water near Interstate 45 and South Lamar Street and called 911, police said. Dallas …

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Dallas Police Investigating Homicide on Humphrey Drive

Dallas police are investigating a shooting that occured on Humphrey Dr. Officers responded to a call about a shooting last night, when they found a Davieuntay Green, 18, lying in the street. Green was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Homicide detectives canvassed the area and DPD’s Gang Unit is assisting in the investigation, according to a …

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11-year-old killed in crash; Driver slams into HPD cruiser working the scene

An 11-year-old died Friday night after a pickup truck struck the car his family was driving in Spring Branch East, Houston Police said. The child and four other family members were headed southbound on Wirt near Hammerly  around 9 p.m. when another driver tried to turn left onto Hammerly and slammed into the family’s car head-on, police said. The family …

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#MeToo founder Tarana Burke in Houston to speak on women’s rights

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — #MeToo founder Tarana Burke was in Houston on Saturday to talk about her lifelong work on women’s rights. Burke spoke to members of “Annie’s List.” The group works to elect progressive women in Texas. Time Magazine has named Burke one of their silence breakers for spearheading the #MeToo movement years before the hashtag went viral. As …

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Driver dead after slamming into tow truck on Beltway 8

One person was killed Saturday after driving their car into the back of a tow truck that was responding to a one-car accident on Beltway 8. Houston Police said the tow truck was blocking traffic near the exit for John F. Kennedy Boulevard when it was hit at full speed by the driver of a white Honda Accord around 3 …

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Police looking for gunman who shot and killed on duty security officer

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A search is underway for a gunman who shot and killed a security guard on patrol overnight in a north Houston neighborhood. Just after midnight Sunday, officials responded to a call from patrol units about a security guard who was shot while patrolling a neighborhood near Rushcreek Drive and Ella Boulevard, police say. Police say patrol …

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Armed men pretend to be police, shoot one during robbery, HPD says

One person was shot by robbers pretending to be police officers Saturday morning, Houston Police said. The three suspects banged on the door of an upstairs unit of a Bellfort apartment around 12:3o a.m. They then forced their way inside and robbed two men, police told a reporter at the scene. One of the suspects then pulled out a gun …

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8 people injured during multiple-vehicle accident on SH-249 feeder road

CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) — Highway 249 is back open after an 18-wheeler careened off the freeway and left a trail of destruction. The southbound feeder road at Spring Cypress was closed for hours. At least 13 vehicles were hit by the 18-wheeler about 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Several people were taken to the hospital with various injuries. Authorities say six people …

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Thiem for a change? Or same old Nadal script?

PARIS: Austrian Dominic Thiem faces arguably the biggest challenge in sport, overcoming Rafael Nadal on the Court Philippe Chatrier clay if he is to join the Grand Slam winners’ club on Sunday. Only two players have managed to beat Nadal at the French Open since he first bounded into Roland Garros in 2005 armed with a bulging left bicep, pirate …

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