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IANT and Muslim American Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum for Richardson City Council


April 4, 2019

IANT and Muslim American Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum for Richardson City Council By:Amir Makhani  Dallas: Islamic Association of North Texas (IANT)and Muslim American Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate forum for Richardson City Council. Many Muslim community members participated in the event. Candidate forum was conducted by Muslim American Chamber’s President Ghulam Jangda. The event was participated …

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Dallas County District Attorney Dismisses Felony Charge Against Woman Allegedly Assaulted in Deep Ellum


April 4, 2019

A felony criminal mischief charge filed against a woman allegedly assaulted by a man in a Deep Ellum parking lot March 21 has been dismissed by the Dallas County District Attorney, county officials confirm. A criminal mischief warrant for L’Daijohnique Lee was issued by the Dallas Police Department on Tuesday over damage reportedly done to Austin Shuffield’s truck following an alleged assault …

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Beware of Social Security Administration Scam Calls


April 4, 2019

According to the Social Security Administration, scammers are calling consumers across the country and urging them to act fast, because their Social Security number is being used and abused by a fraudster. We’ve heard from several people who received similar calls and thought they were speaking with a real agent. Phylissia Clark with the Better Business Bureau said it’s one …

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14-Year-Old Says He Is Illinois Boy Who Went Missing in 2011


April 4, 2019

In 2011, 6-year-old Timmothy Pitzen‘s mother picked him up at school in Aurora, Illinois, took him to the zoo and a water park, and was then found dead of an apparent suicide at a motel. Authorities say she left a note saying her son was fine but that no one would ever find him. On Wednesday, a 14-year-old boy came forward …

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Dallas Organization Healing Wounds, Misconceptions With Police


April 4, 2019

Building a positive relationship between police and young people in the community: That’s one of the many missions of Incarnation House in Dallas. At Incarnation House, it’s about helping kids succeed and bridge the gaps no matter what challenges present in their daily lives. “I came one day, and I fell in love with it,” said Shakira Anderson, a junior at …

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DA to dismiss murder charge against Harris County deputy in strangulation case


April 4, 2019

A charge of murder was dropped Wednesday against a former Harris County Sheriff’s Office deputy for her role in the strangling death of a man outside a Houston area Denny’s restaurant. The charge — stemming from a grand jury indictment — against former deputy Chauna Thompson was dismissed because Harris County District’s Attorney’s Office prosecutors were unable to “prove beyond …

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Crude oil tanks catch fire in Crosby after lightning strike


April 4, 2019

Small crude oil tanks caught fire early Thursday in Crosby after a lightning strike during overnight storms, according to authorities. The fire was reported around 1:19 a.m. at a well site on Sralla Road, the Crosby Volunteer Fire Department said in a Facebook post Several emergency crews, including teams from Huffman and Sheldon, helped extinguish the blaze at 3:54 a.m., …

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Why Did KMCO Get a High Industry Ranking In 2017 Despite Violations?


April 4, 2019

Operations remained suspended Wednesday at the KMCO plant in Crosby on orders of the Harris County Fire Marshal’s office after Tuesday’s plant fire and explosion that cost 27-year-old James Earl “Bubba” Mangum his life and left two other men critically injured.  One of the men identified by channel 13 as Joe Peralez, underwent surgery at Memorial Hermann Hospital for severe …

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Celine Dion to perform in Houston during Courage World Tour


April 4, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The queen of power ballads is making her way to Houston. Celine Dion is leaving Las Vegas and going on tour for the first time in ten years. She is bringing her Courage World Tour to the Toyota Center on Feb. 1, 2020. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m.

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American tourist, driver kidnapped in Uganda safari park


April 4, 2019

KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan security forces are searching for a U.S. citizen and a local driver who were abducted in a wildlife park and their kidnappers demanded a ransom, authorities said Wednesday. The missing people were taken in an ambush by four gunmen on Tuesday in Queen Elizabeth National Park, a protected area near the porous border with Congo, according …

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