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Driver ran down man in Fort Worth mall parking lot after argument, police say


April 8, 2019

A man was killed early Monday when a driver he’d been arguing with plowed into him in a Fort Worth mall parking lot, police say. A caller told police that the victim was hit about 2:15 a.m. in a parking lot outside La Gran Plaza mall on Interstate 35W and Seminary Drive. The victim’s name has not been released. First responders took …

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Charging bartender Austin Shuffield with hate crime won’t make difference, based on past Dallas cases


April 8, 2019

Activists and community leaders have demanded law enforcement charge Austin Shuffield with a hate crime after he was caught on video pummeling a black woman in Deep Ellum last month. The white bartender’s attorney says there’s no proof of racism in the case. But even if prosecutors decide to make a case for a hate crime, history suggests it may not have much …

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2 teens charged with murder of man found shot in Fort Worth park


April 8, 2019

A second teenager has been charged with capital murder in the Jan. 12 robbery and slaying of a 30-year-old man. Christopher Reyes of Justin was found dead of gunshot wounds to his head and torso at Titus Paulsel Park on Binkley Street near Avenue M. Jylilla Redwine, left, and Daevon Roberts. (Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office) Jylilla Redwine, 17, and Daevon Roberts, 19, …

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Tornado confirmed in Pasadena, severe storms leave damage across the Houston area


April 8, 2019

The Houston area is still feeling the impact of severe storms on Sunday that brought rain, heavy winds and a tornado. South Houston High School remained closed Monday after strong winds damaged power lines and knocked out electricity to the area. It’s unclear whether the damage was directly related to a confirmed tornado in the adjacent city of Pasadena. School officials …

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Four juveniles arrested in connection with robberies, shooting overnight in Houston


April 8, 2019

Four juveniles were arrested Monday morning in connection with a series of violent crimes on Houston’s west side, according to police. The juveniles, who have not been identified, were tied to two robberies and a shooting, police said. They were arrested around 4 a.m. after leading police on a chase. Houston police said the group first robbed a pizza delivery …

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Man shoots girlfriend before turning himself in to Humble police


April 8, 2019

A woman is expected to survive after her boyfriend shot her multiple times at a Kingwood apartment then turned himself in, Houston police said. Police said the man shot the woman two to three times around 10:45 p.m. Sunday at the Villas of Kingwood apartment in the 300 block of Forest Center Drive. When police responded to the shooting, they …

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Teen Wounded in Drive-By Shooting Continues Recovery as Mom Hopes for Arrest


April 8, 2019

A teenager wounded when someone opened fire on his Dallas home last month is getting back on his feet while his mother searches for a new place to call home. Police investigating the March 18 shooting on Concordia Lane, near the University of North Texas Dallas campus, said they found nearly two dozen shell casings scattered across the road in the neighborhood. …

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SWAT Responds to Barricaded Person at Fort Worth Motel


April 8, 2019

One person was arrested after a SWAT incident Sunday night at a Fort Worth motel. Officers responded about 10 p.m. to the Landmark Lodge Motel at 7501 Camp Bowie Blvd. for a barricaded person call. Police believe the person may have been involved in a theft before the SWAT team was called, police said. SWAT obtained a search and arrest …

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NBC 5 Mourns the Deaths of Three Former Colleagues


April 8, 2019

Two former WBAP-TV personalities passed away recently, reminding NBC 5’s longtime viewers of a bygone era in North Texas television history, and a former KXAS-TV executive, who received national and international attention for his gifts to the arts, is also mourned. Budd Kneisel Dies at Age 80 Budd Kneisel, who died Friday, April 5, worked at NBC 5, then known …

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Argument, Hit-and-Run at Fort Worth Mall Leaves Man Dead: PD


April 8, 2019

Police are searching for two women allegedly involved in a deadly hit-and-run that followed an altercation at a mall in Fort Worth, police said. The two women, one of whom was driving, were in the vehicle and allegedly ran over a man twice, police said. Police responded about 2:15 a.m. to the mall parking lot near Las Ranitas, police said. …

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