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Here are Richardson’s Thanksgiving holiday closures and service changes


November 25, 2020

Richardson has announced changes to city services due to the Thanksgiving holiday this week. The city is also reiterating safety precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and other health professionals as families prepare to travel or attend gatherings. Constable feels “disrespected” after office moved to basement near “NEGROES” sign Ellis County Constable Precinct 3 Curtis Polk Jr. speaks …

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CDC warns Americans against traveling to Mexico because of the rise in COVID-19 cases


November 25, 2020

For people planning a getaway to Mexico during the holidays, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has stern advice: Don’t. The CDC assigned its highest-level advisory Saturday against traveling to Mexico, which has surpassed 1 million coronavirus cases. Constable feels “disrespected” after office moved to basement near “NEGROES” sign Ellis County Constable Precinct 3 Curtis Polk Jr. speaks about …

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Spike continues: Dallas County reports 1,716 new cases, 7 deaths; Texas shatters single-day case record


November 25, 2020

Dallas County on Tuesday reported 1,716 more coronavirus cases, all of them considered new. Seven new COVID-19 deaths were also reported. Tuesday’s report saw a return to the high numbers of new cases reported toward the end of last week, when the county reported more than 1,800 new cases for four consecutive days. Constable feels “disrespected” after office moved to …

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1-year-old girl dies after Forney shooting that may have been accidental, officials say


November 25, 2020

A 1-year-old girl has died after a shooting in Forney that also left her brother wounded, officials said. Authorities were called about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to a home in the 2100 block of Juniper Drive, in the Windmill Farms subdivision near Reeder Road, where a possibly accidental shooting had been reported, according to Investigator Jolie Stewart, a Kaufman County Sheriff’s …

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Damage reported in Arlington after tornado sirens sound across area


November 25, 2020

A line of thunderstorms moved through Dallas-Fort Worth late Tuesday, prompting severe weather watches and tornado warnings. Shortly before 9 p.m., a thunderstorm moving through Arlington near state highways 303 and 306 produced strong winds. Radar showed signs of rotation, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning for Arlington as well as portions of Dallas. Constable feels …

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Man indicted in fatal shooting while showing off gun in Dallas apartment


November 25, 2020

A Dallas man has been indicted on a manslaughter charge after a fatal shooting at an apartment in June. A Dallas County grand jury handed down the indictment against 23-year-old Ken Dwayne Henson last week. Constable feels “disrespected” after office moved to basement near “NEGROES” sign Ellis County Constable Precinct 3 Curtis Polk Jr. speaks about his relocated office in …

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What you need to know about coronavirus, plus a map of every case in Texas


November 25, 2020

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus known as COVID-19. Here are the answers to key questions about the outbreak: What is the new virus? Scientists have identified the virus as a novel, or new, coronavirus. The name comes from the Latin word for crowns or halos, which coronaviruses resemble …

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