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Dallas woman goes viral after playing matchmaker on plane


July 4, 2018

*Cue Rihanna’s “We found love”* Turns out, you really can find love in unexpected places. Dallas resident, Rosey Blair had Twitter lingering with suspense this week as she documented a random love connection she had a hand in creating. Blair tweeted the following: “Last night on a flight home, my boyfriend and I asked a woman to switch seats with me so …

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2 Wounded in Shooting at Grapevine Apartment


July 4, 2018

Two people were wounded in a shooting at an apartment complex in Grapevine Tuesday night, police say. According to police, officers found four bullets fired into the door of an apartment unit in the 3100 block of Mustang Drive shortly after 8 p.m. About 30 minutes later, a second shooting was reported at the Encore Apartments across the street, where …

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Man dies in fight at South Dallas park


July 4, 2018

A man was killed in a fight at a South Dallas park early Wednesday. Two men were fighting at Mildred L. Dunn Park in the 3400 block of Carpenter Avenue, near South Second Avenue, around 3:30 a.m., police said. One of the men got on top of the other and caused fatal injuries to the victim, witnesses said. He then …

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Wildfire scorches more than 3,200 acres near Palo Pinto


July 4, 2018

Rough terrain was posing a problem for crews trying to contain the fire, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. A wildfire has scorched more than 3,200 acres of land in rural Palo Pinto County, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. Crews battled the flames – billed as the “Surprise Fire” – overnight after it broke out late Monday …

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Dallas Police Officer Arrested for Family Violence


July 4, 2018

A Dallas police officer was arrested on Tuesday and is facing harassment and assault family violence charges. Officer Jerry Tames was arrested by officers in the Dallas Police Department’s Public Integrity Unit. Officer Tames has been employed with the Dallas Police Department since May of 2014. He was assigned to the South Central Patrol Division. Officer Tames has been placed …

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Woman dies after being run over intentionally in north Houston, police say


July 4, 2018

A woman died in the hospital Tuesday night after being intentionally run over in north Houston, police said. Officers were called to the 10500 block of West Hardy Road, near Parker Road, around 8 p.m. for the crash. Paramedics with the Houston Fire Department rushed the woman to an area hospital where she died. Detectives believe the woman was run …

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Cracked wall sending gushing water onto Highway 59


July 4, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A retaining wall along the southbound lanes of Highway 59 at the Kirby Drive exit appears to have cracked, sending water gushing onto the freeway and blocking the road. Drivers are also stranded by high water on the northbound lanes. You can see some drivers turned in the wrong direction. Traffic is also at a standstill …

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Masked shooter at large after killing clerk in botched Houston store robbery


July 4, 2018

A masked robber shot and killed a store clerk Tuesday night before fleeing empty-handed after a botched heist in southwest Houston. The would-be thief in a ski mask burst into the store in the 7000 block of McHard around 10 p.m., pulling out a gun and demanding money from the clerk behind the counter. Another worker overheard the robbery in …

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Man found shot to death in Midtown


July 4, 2018

A man was shot to death in Midtown early Wednesday, according to Houston police. Gunshots rang out around 5 a.m. near Webster and Fannin, and witnesses spotted a red Dodge Charger and a white Dodge Charger speeding away from the scene. When police arrived, they found a dead man lying in the grass between the street and the sidewalk. Authorities …

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