Dallas Local News

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  • Family loses $34,000 purchasing stolen truck

    North Texas police departments are seeing an increase in vehicle thefts and fraudulent sales, leaving victims out thousands of dollars. A family from El Paso fell victim to this scheme when they purchased a gray 2019 GMC pickup truck for $34,000 cash. The family drove nine hours to meet…

  • Missing child’s family’s vehicle found at DFW Airport

    Everman Police are continuing their search for a missing six-year-old boy, Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez, who has severe developmental and physical disabilities. The Amber Alert for Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez was issued on Saturday night, but it has since turned into an Endangered Missing Persons Alert as the police have yet to find…

  • Youth Orchestra Hosts Free Concert to Mark Generous Donation from Community

    The Galleria Dallas, an upscale shopping mall in North Texas, recently hosted a surprise concert that left shoppers awestruck. The free performance was put on by members of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, one of the country’s most prestigious youth orchestras, who serenaded the crowd with their mesmerizing jazz…

  • Deep Ellum nightclub murder case from 25 years ago leads to exoneration of Dallas man

    Dallas Man Exonerated After Being Wrongly Convicted in Nightclub Shooting 25 Years Ago After 25 years of wrongful conviction, Martin Santillan has been exonerated for the Deep Ellum nightclub shooting. Just last Wednesday, a Dallas County judge officially dismissed the capital murder charge, declaring Santillan innocent. According to the…

  • Swarms of Mosquito-Like Flies Descend on Texas During Spring Season

    Crane flies have emerged in large numbers this Spring in Texas, sparkled by the mild winter followed by rainy season. Despite their misnomer as mosquitoes, these insects do not bite nor feed on mosquitoes. Known as mosquito hawks or skeeter eaters, crane flies are a benign member of the…

  • Assisting Individuals with a Uncommon Muscle-Degenerating Illness: A Recently Opened Clinic in North Texas

    CureDuchenne, a nonprofit organization, has funded the opening of a newly established clinic in Denton, Texas, to provide patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy access to a one-stop-shop medical service with a cast of skilled specialists, irrespective of insurance status. The clinic is one of the first of its kind…

  • New Floodwater Control Project Brings Hope for West Dallas Residents

    West Dallas Breaks Ground on $350 Million Pump Station to Prevent Flooding Residents of West Dallas are hopeful that severe flooding in their neighborhoods may soon come to an end as the city has broken ground on a $350 million pump station on Thursday. The Trinity Portland Pump Station,…

  • Security Increased as Students Return to Thomas Jefferson High School after Shooting

    Extra security measures have been implemented at Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas, where students are returning to class following Tuesday’s on-campus shooting that left one student injured. The incident took place in the parking lot after classes were dismissed on Tuesday afternoon, with two individuals pulling up to…