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In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, August 24, 2019


August 24, 2019

To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories across North Texas, each Saturday and Sunday we’ll revisit 5 stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with the most recent updates. In our 5+5 format, we’ll publish the first 5 on Saturday morning and the second 5 on Sunday. Man …

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Isolated Dallas Neighborhood Seeks Border Adjustment


August 24, 2019

  “This is too critical of a situation that we’re in out here, not to keep this thing on the front burner. We’ve got to do something,” Allen said. “We want response time from EMS and police that are comparable to other parts of the city.” Grand Prairie resident Jenny Morgan said the border confusion caused a slow response to …

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2-alarm fire near Humble destroys at least 24 homes, displaces 27 people


August 24, 2019

More than two dozen people have been displaced Friday after a massive 2-alarm fire tore through an apartment complex in northeast Harris County, damaging at least 24 units, firefighters said. The fire took place at the Haverstock Hills apartments at the 5600 block of Aldine Bender Road near Humble just before 1 a.m. Friday, responders said. Eastex Firefighters responded to …

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Man dies in north Harris County shooting, suspected killer at large, investigators say


August 24, 2019

Harris County investigators are searching for a suspect connected to the shooting death of a man found lying in an apartment complex parking lot Thursday. Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots-fired disturbance call near 5100 Azalea Trace Drive in north Harris County around 10:15 a.m. Thursday, according to a HSCO news release. When they arrived, …

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Kenefick woman holds alleged burglar at gunpoint until cops arrive


August 24, 2019

A suspected burglar found himself staring down the barrel of a shotgun of a Kenefick woman after his lie was discovered on Monday morning. Israel “Izzy” Allen Martinez, who lives on CR 6479 in Dayton-area subdivision West Woodland Hil ls, was arrested and booked into the Liberty County Jail on a felony charge of burglary of a habitation and an …

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Son charged in death of ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife


August 24, 2019

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The son of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett is accused of shooting Bennett and his wife multiple times, killing them, then driving out of state and boarding a flight to Mexico, according to criminal charges filed Friday. Authorities issued an arrest warrant and were searching for Dylan Bennett, 22, who is charged with two counts …

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3 dead, 2 injured in related Houston shootings


August 24, 2019

Three people were killed and two others injured Friday in separate but connected shootings in southeast Houston. A shooter in a white Chevrolet Impala opened fire on a crowd of at least four people in and around a Pontiac sedan the 4900 block of Southwind Street in Houston’s South Park neighborhood around 12:30 p.m. Bullets struck four people on Southwind, one …

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