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Arrest warrant issued for Dallas priest accused of sexual abuse


January 16, 2019

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a Dallas priest accused of sexually abusing teenagers, according to the Dallas County sheriff’s department. Dallas police issued the warrant on Thursday for Rev. Edmundo Paredes. The warrant is for a charge of sexual assault of a child, according to a law enforcement source. The warrant stems from an allegation dating back to …

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5 Fort Worth police officers fired over in-custody death; 2 others suspended


January 16, 2019

FORT WORTH, Texas — The Fort Worth Police Department fired five officers and suspended two others over a man’s in-custody death last summer, the department announced on Tuesday. The department identified the fired officers as: T. Stephens, D. Pritzker, C. Golden, H. Fellhauer and M. Miller. The suspended officers were officer S. Smith and officer A. Scharf. Smith was suspended …

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Frisco Family Faces Uncertain Future During Government Shutdown


January 16, 2019

A Collin County man is among the roughly 800,000 federal government employees feeling the pinch of the partial government shutdown. Since his last day in the office on Dec. 28, Tom Ruiz has spent his time at home with his wife and four kids. But he wouldn’t call it a vacation. “We’re at home, but we’re demoralized,” Ruiz said. “We’re …

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Police Pursuit of Minivan Ends at Dallas 7-Eleven


January 16, 2019

A chase that led police through three cities ended when authorities stopped pursuing a blue minivan, and finally arrested the driver when he stopped in the parking lot of Dallas 7-Eleven. Police said the chase started in Garland when the driver, later identified as 47-year-old Stoffon Lorains Cooper, fled from a routine traffic stop around 3 p.m. Garland police pulled …

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Missing Dallas Priest


January 16, 2019

Dallas police have issued a warrant for a priest accused of sexual abuse who hasn’t been seen for months, the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Tuesday. Police issued the arrest warrant Thursday for 70-year-old Rev. Edmundo Paredes, who served at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in the Diocese of Dallas for 27 years. The warrant lists an offense date of July 8, …

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Five Fort Worth Officers Fired, Two Suspended, After Man Died in Custody


January 16, 2019

Five Fort Worth police officers were fired and two others were suspended Tuesday for failing to call an ambulance for a man who died in custody six months ago. The officers’ attorney said the punishment is extreme and unfair. In a statement, police identified the terminated officers as T. Stephens, D. Pritzker, C. Golden, H. Fellhauer and M. Miller. A sixth …

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Major Crash on NB I-35E in Downtown Dallas


January 14, 2019

Emergency crews are working a major crash at northbound Interstate 35E at Market Center Boulevard in Dallas. It appears there are about 10 vehicles involved in the crash. The delays are stretching back to Woodall Rodgers Freeway. Traffic reporter Samantha Davies recommends taking westbound I-30 and turning off into either Sylvan Avenue, N. Hampton Road or N. Westmoreland Road to …

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DFW Airport Marks 45 Years of Flights


January 14, 2019

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport marked its 45th anniversary Sunday, after its opening on Jan. 13, 1974. The airport, which has grown into one of the nation’s busiest, featured service from 12 carriers when it opened, with 56 gates and three runways. It now has 165 gates and seven runways, according to the airport’s website. DFW Airport now hosts 25 different carriers …

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Victoria Police Help Those With Mental Health Challenges


January 13, 2019

He didn’t have to look at a map to know the way. “It’s the house with a big tree pushing up the concrete,” Jonathan Hein said. The Victoria Advocate reports he leaned forward in his seat, put his nondescript white car into park, grabbed a clipboard from the center console and walked on the uneven concrete to the front door. …

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