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Assault on Transgender Woman Investigated as Hate Crime: Police


April 15, 2019

The Dallas Police Department is reviewing an assault captured on video that could potentially be classified as a hate crime. According to Dallas police, the incident happened Friday at the Royal Crest Apartments at 3558 Wilhurt Avenue. The victim, a transgender female, told police that she got into a minor car crash and afterward was assaulted by several people. The …

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Friends, Family Remember Young Mother Killed in Wrong-Way Crash


April 15, 2019

Family and friends of Shelbi Stephens gathered in a DeSoto Park Sunday to remember the 23-year-old, killed by a wrong way driver early Saturday morning. The crash happened on the Dallas North Tollway near the Maple Avenue overpass at about 2:20 a.m., according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Troopers said the preliminary investigation showed a Cadillac CTS was traveling …

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Body Discovered in Lake Highlands Park


April 15, 2019

  A person spotted a body in the water in Lake Highlands Sunday afternoon, Dallas fire officials say. The body was discovered before 4 p.m. Sunday in the Jackson Branch of White Rock Creek in the 6900 block of Skillman Street, Dallas Fire Rescue said. The creek runs through Watercrest Park. Dallas police did not provide any additional information, except …

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American Airlines extends cancellation of 737 MAX Flights


April 15, 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas — American Airlines has extended cancellations of flights dependent on 737 MAX aircraft through August 19, 2019. That means 115 flights will be cancelled daily through that time-period. The cancellations amount to about 1.5 percent of American’s summer schedule. Last week Southwest Airlines announced cancellation of 737 Max flights through August 5, 2019 The FAA ordered the …

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2 children dead, many homes damaged as storms pummel South


April 15, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — Powerful storms that rolled across the South on Saturday spawned at least two suspected tornadoes, damaged homes and killed two children in Texas, authorities said. The Angelina County Sheriff’s Office said an 8-year-old and a 3-year-old died when strong winds toppled a tree onto the back of their family’s car in Lufkin while it was in motion. …

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Golf cart catches fire inside garage at George Foreman’s Houston-area house


April 15, 2019

A golf cart caught fire Sunday night inside a garage at boxing legend George Foreman’s house in northeast Harris County, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office. The fire was mostly contained to the golf cart, and only a small area of the building was burned, fire marshal spokeswoman Rachel Moreno said. The garage contained about 40 cars, most …

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Man and woman found dead in apparent murder-suicide in League City


April 15, 2019

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (KTRK) — Police said a man and woman were found dead early Sunday morning in an apparent murder-suicide in northeast League City. It happened aroud 8:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Moody Avenue. Police said when they arrived, they tried to make contact with the person who made the 911 call and later heard what sounded …

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Officials investigating fire in garage at George Foreman’s house


April 15, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Police are working to piece together a dangerous chain of events that involved crashes and a chase in north Harris County. During the first incident, a Dodge pickup truck and a Buick crashed into each other around 3 a.m. Monday on Airline and Gulf Bank, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said. Both drivers took off. Multiple …

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