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Sunny, pleasant pattern continues


January 7, 2020

Sunny and quiet weather is in store for North Texas today. After a cold start, temperatures will warm into the low 60s this afternoon. Today’s light wind will be followed by strong winds on Wednesday, with gusts to 30 mph possible. Continued dry weather is expected Wednesday. Later in the week, we’re watching the potential for showers and thunderstorms Thursday …

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Senate candidate apologizes for saying her surname, Tzintzún, is ‘more Mexican’ than others


January 7, 2020

Democratic Senate contender Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez on Monday apologized for saying that part of her surname, Tzintzún, is “more Mexican than any Garcia or Lopez.” “Tzintzún is more Mexican than any Garcia or Lopez,” the activist told a gathering of Democratic women in Plano. “We were the only indigenous group in Mexico that were not defeated by the Aztecs. So …

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Texas lawmaker Rafael Anchia latest Democrat to back Joe Biden for president


January 7, 2020

State Rep. Rafael Anchia is the latest North Texas Democrat to back Joe Biden for president. The Dallas Democrat had previously endorsed former San Antonio mayor and former Housing Secretary Julián Castro for president. He tossed his support to Biden after Castro dropped from the race. Anchia is one of 11 Texas Democrats that backed Biden on Monday. Of that …

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3 wounded in shooting in Far East Dallas, police say


January 7, 2020

  Three people were wounded in a shooting early Monday in Far East Dallas, police said. Officers were called about 1:30 a.m. to an apartment complex in the 2000 block of Highland Road, police said. Police said the victims were hospitalized and that their condition was unknown. KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported the victims were adults and their injuries weren’t expected to be life-threatening. …

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Toddler’s fatal shooting heightens frustration among Dallas community leaders


January 7, 2020

The fatal shooting of a 1-year-old child in South Dallas has brought new calls to curtail rising crime, even as the mayor and police chief have promised decisive action. Rory Norman, who would have turned 2 this month, died after a gunman opened fire on the home where he, his mother and other family members were sleeping about 3:30 a.m. Sunday. A …

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Garland officer shoots machete-wielding man who reportedly charged police


January 7, 2020

A Garland officer shot a man brandishing a machete Monday afternoon after the man charged at police, authorities said. Scott Norris(Garland Police Department) Police had been called to the 1400 block of South Third Street, near Chandler Drive, about 3:30 p.m. after a man was reported to be waving a machete and arguing with people. Officers found the man, identified …

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3 shot in drive-by attack in Fort Worth, police say


January 7, 2020

Two men and one woman were injured in a drive-by shooting Monday night in Fort Worth, police said. It happened around 10:40 p.m. in the 3100 block of South Riverside Drive. According to police, suspects in a vehicle fired several rounds before driving off. The injuries weren’t considered life-threatening, police said. One man’s injury was minor, while the woman was …

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Here’s how you can still celebrate the holidays at Houston’s Zoo


January 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — If you’re still looking to celebrate the holiday season, you have a few more chances. On Monday, the Houston Zoo is hosting a sensory-friendly night which offers a smaller crowd, quieter music and limited flashing lights. On Thursday, the zoo will hold an adults-only ugly sweater party, and each ticket will include a free drink. The …

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Officer possibly shoots man seen pistol-whipping victim in Midtown


January 7, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Midtown Monday afternoon. The incident was reported in the 2000 block of Fannin around 1 p.m.   Houston Police ✔@houstonpolice HPD investigators, commanders & PIO responding to an officer-involved shooting in the 2200 block of Fannin that occurred about 1 p.m. Preliminary info is a male suspect shot at …

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