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Grand Prairie Officer Struck, Killed in Crash Along President George Bush Turnpike Friday


June 9, 2019

A beloved Grand Prairie police officer died Friday after a 17-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into him as he worked outside of his vehicle along the President George Bush Turnpike Friday morning, police say. Grand Prairie police said Friday afternoon that 38-year-old police officer Albert “A.J.” Castaneda Jr. was parked on the shoulder running radar, standing …

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Eric Johnson Is Dallas’ New Mayor


June 9, 2019

Texas State Rep. Eric Johnson defeated Dallas City Council member Scott Griggs by a wide margin Saturday to become the city’s new mayor. Johnson led by approximately 15 percentage points when Dallas County released early voting totals at 7 p.m. and the lead only widened as more votes were counted. With 99% of precincts reporting as of 10:45 p.m., Johnson …

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Brenda Delgado Found Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Killing of Dallas Dentist, Sentenced to Life in Prison


June 9, 2019

A Dallas jury deliberated for under 20 minutes Friday before finding Brenda Delgado guilty of capital murder in the muder-for-hire plot that killed 35-year-old Dallas dentist Kendra Hatcher in September 2015. Delgado was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The death penalty was taken off the table because of an extradition agreement with Mexico. Brenda Delgado …

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Soldiers, Families Recall 2016 Fort Hood Training Accident


June 9, 2019

It was a hot, sunny day on Saturday — a perfect day for a barbecue at Killeen’s Long Branch Park. The Killeen Daily Herald reports slowly, the guests began to arrive. As each person showed up, some bringing their families, smiles split faces and hugs were given as if they had not seen each other in years. They were all …

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Ninfa’s On Navigation, Nancy’s Hustle among Houston’s cleanest restaurants in May


June 9, 2019

Ninfa’s On Navigation and other local favorites were among more than 100 Houston restaurants that received only one demerit during health inspections in May, according to inspection records. The term “demerit” is used by city health inspectors to describe the weighted value assigned to each violation The 20 restaurants in the above gallery were among the most notable restaurants that …

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Ohio nurse’s legacy lives on 50 years after death in Vietnam


June 9, 2019

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A 7-foot-tall monument stands in a courtyard outside of the Aultman School of Nursing. It’s topped by a life-size bronze statue of a young woman dressed in an Army uniform. Its base is inscribed with the names of 110 Stark County servicemen, and one woman, who died during the Vietnam War. Sharon Lane, a first lieutenant, …

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Constable’s initiative aims to prevent hot-car deaths in Houston


June 9, 2019

A new initiative by the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office aims to prevent kids from dying in hot cars this summer. The constable’s office is providing free placards for rearview mirrors to drivers as a subtle reminder to check their backseats before they turn off and lock the car, Constable Alan Rosen announced Friday. His office is also teaming …

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Armored truck guard shot in attempted robbery at Willowbrook Mall


June 9, 2019

A guard for an armored vehicle was shot in an attempted robbery at Willowbrook Mall Saturday afternoon, Houston police said. Police received a call at 2:37 p.m. about the shooting in the mall’s back parking lot by Dick’s Sporting Goods. They found a guard of a Brink’s truck who was shot in the arm, according to the Houston Command Center. …

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