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Kaiser Permanente CEO dies unexpectedly at 60


November 14, 2019

Health care provider Kaiser Permanente said Sunday that its chairman and CEO, Bernard J. Tyson, has died unexpectedly at the age of 60. Tyson was the first African American to head Kaiser Permanente as CEO when he took that position in 2013 after filling a number of roles over three decades at the company. No other details were provided in …

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Dallas will wait a little longer for tighter scooter regulations


November 14, 2019

Transportation officials in Dallas will have four more months to iron out regulations that would address safety concerns around the city’s motorized scooters. The Dallas City Council on Wednesday approved an extension for the ordinance’s sunset to March 31, before the scooter ordinance was set to expire by the end of this month. Michael Rogers, director of the city’s Department of Transportation, initially …

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Council members approve changes to VisitDallas contract, but voice ongoing concerns


November 14, 2019

The Dallas City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved an amended contract with VisitDallas intended to resolve significant concerns raised by an audit released earlier this year. That vote, which amends a contract in its final year, will also move the Dallas Film Commission out of Dallas City Hall and back to the convention and visitors bureau, and redirect about $500,000 of …

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Dramatic twist at Trump impeachment hearings, DACA update, African American studies course in Texas schools


November 14, 2019

Good morning! Here are the top political headlines from Austin, Washington and Dallas. If you’d like to receive this newsletter, Political Points, in your inbox, sign up here. Points from Washington 1. Capitol Hill was abuzz on Wednesday, the first day of Democrats’ public impeachment hearings. A top U.S. diplomat offered new evidence that President Donald Trump sought to pressure Ukraine to …

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Shooting wounds man outside Far East Dallas nightclub


November 14, 2019

A man ran to Walmart and called police after he was shot outside a nightclub in Far East Dallas on Wednesday morning, Dallas police said. The shooting occurred around 1 a.m. in the 3700 block of Dilido Road near Interstate 30. The victim, who had injuries that were not considered life-threatening, told police that four men approached him in his …

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Man wounded in shooting during robbery in Pleasant Grove


November 14, 2019

A man was shot multiple times Tuesday night during a robbery in Pleasant Grove, Dallas police said. The victim was discovered around 11 p.m. in the 3600 block of North St. Augustine Road, police said. He told police that two men shot him after they robbed him, according to KTVT-TV (Channel 11). The man was in critical but stable condition and …

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Man accused of brutal attack in downtown Dallas garage back in jail on federal charge


November 14, 2019

A Laredo man who twice bonded out of the Dallas County jail after being accused of brutally assaulting a woman in a downtown Dallas parking garage is now in federal custody. David Cadena(Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office) David Cadena, 25, made his initial appearance in federal court Tuesday after being charged with carjacking. He also faces state counts of aggravated assault …

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Fort Worth man arrested in connection with slaying, triple shooting


November 14, 2019

Fort Worth police have arrested a man they say is linked to a number of violent crimes, including the fatal shooting of a 58-year-old man and a triple shooting in Burleson. Henry Anthony McKinney(Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department) Henry Anthony McKinney, 30, of Fort Worth was taken into custody during a traffic stop Tuesday. He faces three counts of attempted murder, …

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Arlington man sentenced to death for beheading roommate, killing his girlfriend


November 14, 2019

An Arlington man has been sentenced to death for beheading his roommate and killing the man’s girlfriend in a gruesome 2017 double slaying. Hector Acosta-Ojeda(Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department) A Tarrant County jury convicted Hector Acosta-Ojeda, 30, of capital murder Nov. 5 after deliberating for more than five hours. They handed down his sentence Wednesday. Acosta-Ojeda, who goes by the nickname …

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24-year-old man found shot to death in SUV in far northeast Dallas


November 14, 2019

Dallas police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man who was found shot Wednesday night in an SUV. Mohamed Koroma was found in the front seat of a Chevrolet SUV around 8:30 p.m. in the 10100 block of Forest Lane in far northeast Dallas. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The killer or killers are still …

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