Dallas priest accused of sexual abuse and stealing from his parish

DALLAS-Call it a public confession, victims who once felt ashamed of speaking out are now telling their stories of sexual abuse committed by those in the Catholic clergy. On Thursday, the Vatican broke its silence on the Pennsylvania grand jury report detailing decades of child sexual abuse and cover ups. That report showing more than 300 priests have been credibly accused of abusing more than a thousand children. “The abuses described in the report are criminal and morally reprehensible, these […]

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Three passengers taken to hospital after plane crash at Addison Airport

ADDISON — A plane carrying three people on board has crashed at Addison Airport. Police say the plane crashed on the taxiway shortly after takeoff. According to witnesses, at least one passenger was airlifted out of the wreckage, and police say all three passengers were taken to the hospital. Their conditions are currently unknown.

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Fort Worth elementary schools film remake of Cardi B’s ‘I like it’ hit song

FORT WORTH– There’s a new twist on Cardi B’s hit rap song “I like it.” A handful of elementary schools in Fort Worth came together to show off their rapping and dancing skills ahead of next week’s return to class. The spin off entitled ‘School Everywhere, 3’ is the latest production by fifth grade math teacher, Thomas Mayfield. The students rap about their love for school alongside their teachers and administrators who showed they could be hip too. “Really excited […]

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Fort Worth school buses take kids on dry run ahead of school opening

FORT WORTH– Some of the biggest school districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex head back to the classroom on Monday, but school buses in one city were out in full force early Friday morning. The Fort Worth Independent School District (FISD) set the wheels in motion for a dry run, inviting students and their families along for the ride so they could get acquainted with their routes and get to know their bus drivers. With over 86,000 Fort Worth students heading back to […]

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Chew on This: Mamoun’s Falafel spices up Uptown

DALLAS – Middle Eastern food has a long a rich history, but the craze is taking Dallas by storm. And, one of Big D’s favorites is Mamoun’s Falafel. “Mamoun’s started in 1971 in New York right on MacDougal Street,” Bassel Ghassani told Newsfix. Ghassani is the franchise operator of Mamoun’s Falafel. “It was one of the first authentic middle eastern restaurants in the area.” And now, they’re serving up authentic eats in Uptown, starting with the falafel. Mamoun’s uses a […]

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Trial begins in Dallas for former Balch Springs cop accused of murdering unarmed teen

DALLAS — Prosecutor Michael Snipes did not mince his words as he began his opening statement onThursday. Snipes wasted no time in declaring former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver guilty of murder. “The defendant, Roy Oliver, was angry,” Snipes told the Dallas courtroom. “He was out of control. He was dangerous. He was stomping up and down the road. He was trigger-happy, and he was completely, totally, unreasonable and out of line.” Oliver, who is white, is accused of […]

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Parkland students return to school under heavy security months after mass shooting

PARKLAND, FL — “MSD strong.” That`s one of the makeshift signs that greeted students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday. And strong they are, returning to the campus for the first time since February`s mass murder of nearly 20 students and faculty. “You know, I think it’s a bittersweet day here for everyone,” Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie told reporters outside the school. The institution is now etched in our nation’s history as the site of […]

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Sen. Cruz and Democratic challenger O`Rourke campaign in North Texas as senate race heats up

NORTH TEXAS — Hot on the campaign trail, Sen. Ted Cruz made campaign stops in North Texas, Tuesday. Supporters in McKinney braved the rain to get a glimpse of the incumbent senator who is fighting to keep his seat, including Angela Paxton who recently won her Republican primary race for State Senate Seat District 8. She is hoping to convince her supporters that they too should support Cruz’s re-election. “I`m here to support Ted Cruz, our great U.S. senator,” Paxton told […]

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London car attack outside Houses of Parliament investigated as possible act of terror

LONDON, ENGLAND — A heavy police presence was outside the Houses of Parliament in London after a man drove full-speed into security barriers during Tuesday’s morning rush hour, injuring several pedestrians. At least two people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators are trying to figure out a motive, but they already believe it was a deliberate attack, and are not ruling out the possibility it could be linked to terrorism. “I think all of us are angry when […]

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Thousands of Plano students head back to school Monday

PLANO– Did you finish back to school shopping for the kids? You might have if your child goes to school in Plano, Texas because some 54,000 students headed back to school on Monday. “When I first came to Plano in 1992 it was a much smaller community,” School District Superintendent Sara Bonser told NewsFix.  “It`s grown very large, and we have 72 campuses now.” The kids are undoubtedly jealous of their friends who live in the neighboring cities of Allen, Denton and […]

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