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Vice President Mike Pence to Speak in Dallas at Southern Baptist Convention

During the opening of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Annual Meeting in Dallas Tuesday, some attendees expressed concerns with Vice President Mike Pence’s planned appearance at the event. Pence is scheduled to address the convention on Wednesday. As a matter of routine procedure, church leaders asked attendees to approve the full schedule for the two-day event. That’s when Garrett Kell, a …

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Frontier Airlines Flight Diverted to D/FW Airport

A commercial flight was diverted to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Saturday night after people on board smelled an odor in the cabin, officials say. Frontier Airlines flight 1433 departed Orlando at 6:58 p.m. EST and landed safely D/FW at 9:00 p.m. CST, according to Jonathan Freed, director of corporate communications for the airlines. The flight’s scheduled destination was Oklahoma City. …

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Body found floating in Trinity River south of downtown Dallas

A kayaker saw the body floating in the water near Interstate 45 and South Lamar Street and called 911, police said. Firefighters recovered a body from the Trinity River in south Dallas just after noon Saturday, officials said. A kayaker saw the body floating in the water near Interstate 45 and South Lamar Street and called 911, police said. Dallas …

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Dallas Police Investigating Homicide on Humphrey Drive

Dallas police are investigating a shooting that occured on Humphrey Dr. Officers responded to a call about a shooting last night, when they found a Davieuntay Green, 18, lying in the street. Green was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Homicide detectives canvassed the area and DPD’s Gang Unit is assisting in the investigation, according to a …

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Man Found Dead in Car Crushed by Tree in McKinney

A man was killed in McKinney when a tree fell on his car as strong storms moved through the area Thursday evening, authorities say. Officials identified him as 53-year-old Anthony Rex of McKinney, who was found dead inside the red Chevrolet Corvette on a small private road near Zinger Bat Ballpark, according to Lt. Lonny Haschel with the Texas Department …

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Officer Sits in Hot Car for 45 Minutes to Teach a Lesson

A North Texas police officer took on the Texas heat to show others just how dangerous it can be. Hickory Creek Police Officer Lane sat in a hot car for 45 minutes as an example of how quickly temperatures inside a vehicle can turn deadly. A fellow officer documented the experience on Facebook Live. Lane said his vision was wobbly …

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Tonya Couch fails drug test 3 weeks after being released, warrant says

Court documents show the warrant was issued Thursday for Tonya Couch after a urinalysis test came back positive for amphetamine/methamphetamine. TARRANT COUNTY — The mother of famed “affluenza teen” Ethan Couch returns to jail — again. The last time WFAA saw Tonya Couch, she’d just gotten out of jail. She’d been locked up after failing a urinalysis, a violation of …

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North Texas’ First Floating Water Park Coming to Grapevine Lake

Residents of North Texas will soon be able to enjoy their first local floating waterpark. “Altitude H20” will be on Grapevine Lake in Meadowmere Park, complete with slides, an obstacle course and trampoline. The park is scheduled to open June 9th after a soft opening this weekend, according to Amanda Rodriguez, with Grapevine’s Parks and Rec Department. Meadowmere Park’s fee is …

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