Ready, set, fight! Water balloon fights hits the streets of Deep Ellum but it’s all for a good cause

  DEEP ELLUM– Ready, set, fight!   The largest water balloon fight took place in Deep Ellum on Sunday. This one-day event was adults only and it benefited Foundation 45 a local non-profit offering free mental health, addiction and suicide prevention counseling to the community. “Today was water balloon wars which is our largest fundraiser of the year. It’s a giant water balloon fight we have food trucks, water slides, alcohol, DJ’s. All kinds of fun things and it’s a […]

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Star rapper J. Cole makes surprise visit to Oak Cliff back-to-school event

DALLAS — The question of “Will he or won’t he?” was answered on Saturday, and the answer was: yes, he did! After dropping a freestyle track last week that included a shoutout to the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, star rapper J. Cole made a very welcome appearance at the annual For Oak Cliff Back to School Festival at Glendale Park.  While he declined to speak with NewsFix, his visit said volumes to those who were there. “He spoke to […]

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Help an animal in need: Adoption fees waived this Saturday!

ANNA, TX–If you have been thinking about adopting a pet, well it’s your lucky day. Dallas, along with other cities nationwide will take part in  ‘Clear the Shelters’ event where all adoption fees will be waived. “All of the adoptions will be fee waived. The animal will still be spayed, neutered, micro-chipped, current on vaccinations and heart worm tested if applicable. The adoption process is the same its just the adoption is going to be fee waived and its really […]

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Ice Cube and Big 3 crew showing Dallas streets some love

DALLAS– The Big3 playoffs are beginning on Friday night in the Big D. They still got it. #BIG3Playoffs pic.twitter.com/yh2JEqm5SV — Ice Cube (@icecube) August 17, 2018 You know what that means, don’t you? Some big things for the community! Ice Cube, the creator of the Big3, and the crew are in Dallas giving back. Before the game, they stopped at the Family Gateway Homeless Shelter to serve food, sign autographs, and dedicate the basketball court. “You know, bring a little […]

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Dallas, Fort Worth officers return to line of duty after being shot

DALLAS — Dallas police are still trying to piece together how an undercover cop got shot, and a suspect was shot and killed. It all started around 5:20 am Friday morning on 4000 block of North Jim Miller Road. “As officers arrived there was plainclothes deployment officer nearby. That officer came upon two suspects. There were shots exchanged between the officer and at least one of those suspects,” said tactical support officer, Paul Stokes. “That officer was struck in the […]

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Fort Worth man pays big money for billboard to bring smiles

DALLAS — The only thing more ridiculous than a new billboard in Fort Worth, is the man pictured on it. Okay, his dog, Big Juicy, is pretty ridiculous too. “If you`re going to be in Texas, especially if you`re from Fort Worth, you got to do it big,” says Eric Love. Alright, there`s something even more outrageous… the price Love paid for the billboard. “At the end of the day, you can`t put a price on passion and love,” says […]

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Dallas is Home to ‘The Best Senior Citizen Dancers Ever!’

DALLAS — If you don’t believe the saying, “Age ain’t nothing but a number,” then you’ve never seen Carol and Michael Garland in action. The Dallas couple’s been dubbed “The Best Senior Citizen Dancers Ever!” Can you believe they’re both in their seventies?! Most of us can barely walk down the hall without passing out. So, what’s their secret? Well, depends on which one you ask. “We exercised and worked out a lot in the beginning,” Carol said. “But now we […]

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Dallas Police Department putting more cameras on officers and in the streets

DALLAS — In this day and age, police body cam footage can make or break a case, and for the Dallas Police Department, more accountability is on the horizon! “Ultimately, we would like anybody that serves in any kind of capacity, where they’re out and having contact with the public, to have the ability to use a body camera,” Executive Assistant Chief David Pughes said. That’s right, DPD is stepping up their camera game and implementing even more body cameras. […]

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Harry Potter convention a (much) bigger deal than expected in Big D

DALLAS — LeakyCon may sound like a plumbers convention, but it’s actually the premier annual Harry Potter fan gathering in the world–and it took Dallas by storm this weekend! “We expected from past data that it would be about a 3,000-person event over at the Hyatt,” says Melissa Anelli, CEO of Mischief Management which produces the convention–or, in Potter-speak, the event’s Minister for Magic.  “When we opened tickets, in a couple of hours those were gone.  So we pushed tickets […]

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Dallas PD relaxes their grooming appearance for the summer

DALLAS — It’s no secret that the heat around here has people trying every method they can think of to cool off. Whether it be these portable phone fans, drenching yourself in water, or just staying indoors all together! But one group of people who can’t really avoid the heat is those who protect and serve. So, the Dallas Police Department is doing something about that! Department leadership is relaxing their dress code a bit. For instance, Senior Corporal DeMarquis […]

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