Man killed in Grand Prairie hit and run

GRAND PRAIRIE – A man going for a bike ride ends up dead after he is hit by a car and police are now looking for the suspect. This happened Sunday morning at South Beltline Road at the I-20 east bound frontage road in Grand Prairie. According to police, the driver got out of her vehicle after hitting 42-year-old Calvin Middleton, but then quickly got back into her car and drive off. Police say the woman was driving a black four […]

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Greenville skydiving company gets backlash over ‘racist’ rules

GREENVILLE – A skydiving company in Greenville is being called ‘racist’ for rules posted on their website. One of them reads: “If you’re in this country illegally, please go home and sky-dive in your own country. We don’t want any money you obtained in the USA illegally.” It all started after a Facebook user shared a screen shot of the rules. Her post was shared over and over across North Texas. Since then, Skydive Tandem Greenville, also known as Dallas Skydive […]

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Man took lewd photos in North Texas dressing rooms for past 8 years: Lake Worth police

LAKE WORTH – Police say a man has been taking hundreds of inappropriate videos and photos of women in dressing rooms throughout North Texas for the past eight years. You may be a victim and you don’t even know it! Good news: the man is behind bars and facing charges. Lake Worth police arrested 32-year-old Alexander Martinez. Police say they also found on his phone videos of women inside their homes. It appeared he was recording them through a window. If […]

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Dallas police investigating deadly officer-involved shooting in Pleasant Grove

DALLAS – A suspect dead after being shot by officers after a short police chase. This happened near the 9300 block of Haven Cove Drive, near Pleasant Grove. Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said five DPD officers were involved in the incident. Hall confirmed that no police officers were injured in the shooting. Police say the chase ended after the suspect drove his car into a nearby creek. After a confrontation with officers, the suspect raised a gun at officers and […]

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Police arrest man suspected of exposing himself in Garland thrift shop

GARLAND – Garland police have arrested a man they say exposed himself to children inside a Garland thrift shop. Police took 63-year-old Eduardo Rafael Rodriguez into custody Wednesday. He is currently in the Garland Jail with no bond. Officers responded Monday to reports of a man exposing himself at a thrift store in the 800 block of West Miller Road. Witnesses told police the man exposed his genitals to several shoppers, including children. Rodriguez is charged with Indecency with a Child – […]

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Garland police ID man fatally shot during machete attack

GARLAND – Police have identified the man in the video as 40-year-old Shaun Leo Gates. He is the man shot by police after terrorizing a Garland shopping center with machetes on Tuesday afternoon. Police say Gates was shirtless when he was seen swinging two large knives, striking vehicles as they passed by. After a confrontation between Gates and an officer, Gates was shot by the officer and died at the scene. No police officers or other civilians were injured in the […]

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Morning Hope: Deep Ellum tea shop holds special mission for Army combat vets

DALLAS – Something special is brewing at Rakkasan Tea Company in Deep Ellum. “We try to stay true to the way we learned to drink tea. It’s kind of our origin. We don’t have all the fancy stuff in the office for that reason,” Brandon Friedman said. For Brandon Friedman and Terrence Kamauf, the tea journey began while both were serving in Iraq and Afghanistan as part of the US Army’s 101st Airborne Division. “When we spent time in these […]

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Dallas gets super-digital with DART’s new D-Link electric buses

DALLAS – Mass transit in Dallas is getting super-digital with their new D-Link electric buses. DART’s seven new zero-emission buses were partially funded by a $7,600,000 grant. “It’s designed to restore an hour’s worth of energy usage in five minutes, during the layover when the bus comes in from doing it’s route… By doing that, the bus will run 24 hours a day on battery,” bus company founder Dale Hill said. The batteries on those buses charge in less than 10 […]

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Dallas scientists find major breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research

DALLAS – Scientists in Dallas have made a major breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer’s. After four years, researchers have discovered the exact point at which a healthy protein linked to Alzheimer’s becomes toxic — but has not yet affected the brain. The study comes out of UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Peter O’Donnell Jr Brain Institute. Scientists are calling it the ‘big bang’ of Alzheimer’s. The disease remains one of the most devastating conditions in the world, affecting more than 5,000,000 […]

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Cowboys’ Marquez White faces felony charge in Plano road rage incident

COLLIN COUNTY – Dallas Cowboys cornerback Marquez White is facing a felony charge after a road rage incident in Collin County. White is accused of flashing a gun at another driver back in October of 2017. He was arrested last month and charged by the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. White said in a statement he drew a weapon after feeling threatened during the incident. White spent the 2017 season on the Cowboys’ practice squad. Authorities in Collin County say the road rage […]

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