This morning we are learning new information on Dallas police officer who shot and killed a man last week; she is Amber Guyger. She is charged with manslaughter and was booked into jail last night. This morning she is out on a $300,000 bond. Guyger is accused of shooting Botham Jean, after police say she went into the wrong apartment, mistook him for an intruder, and shot him. A press conference is expected to be held Monday morning, releasing new information on the […]
Officials from Dallas County Health and Human Services will be at W.T. White High School Wednesday, testing students for tuberculosis. Health officials say two brothers who attend the Dallas school tested positive for tuberculosis. They say the brothers contracted the disease from their father and are undergoing treatment. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that can spread through the air and usually affects the lungs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. at this point – no other students have […]
DALLAS – A man is in Dallas police custody after allegedly driving a truck into the side of news station KDFW Fox 4’s building early Wednesday morning. You can see in photos posted to social media that the truck slammed into glass windows. A lot of paper was thrown from the truck, littering the outside of the building. The station was evacuated briefly. Int a tweet, Fox News says the man had a suspicious bag with him. Streets were shut down downtown as […]
Could downward dog be the new drug-free solution to high blood pressure? Some are saying, ‘Yes!’ High blood pressure is the single biggest trigger of heart disease and stroke, according to the U.S. Department of Health, and around 12,000,000 adults are taking prescription drugs to treat their high blood pressure. Well now, new research suggests Yoga could greatly reduce blood pressure. New research suggests that just 15 minutes of Yoga daily can reduce blood pressure so significantly, people can eventually ditch […]
DALLAS – The Bonton neighborhood is a severely impoverished Dallas community in need of help. But there lives a woman inspiring and empowering the women of South Dallas. “They need a light. Bonton is a very hard, dark place. They need someone showing up with a smile,” says Alecia ‘Chocolate’ Watson. She’s a shining light in the community and the founder of Redeemed Women, a non-profit she runs to help empower women she relates to closely. “I grew up in poverty,” Chocolate says. […]
CARROLLTON – The man Carrollton police say killed his wife in a murder-suicide has been identified as Damien Deriggs. Police say officers were called to a home near Hebron Parkway yesterday afternoon after neighbors called 911 over a domestic dispute at the home. They say when police and SWAT arrived, Deriggs had barricaded himself and his wife inside the home. After several hours, police went into the home and found the couple dead.
Across the pond, concerns continue to grow over the health impact of energy drinks packed full of sugar and caffeine. So much so, the UK is moving to ban kids from buying them. Here in the U.S., next to multi-vitamins, energy drinks are the most popular dietary supplement consumed by American teens. Roughly 1/3 of kids between 12 and 17 are drinking them regularly, according to the U.S. Department of Health. But in light of the UK’s recent move to ban […]
Big changes for people who pay and receive child support. Two new laws are going into place Saturday, September 1. The first change will be for those who pay child support. They will now have to cover their children’s dental insurance and expenses. For those who receive child support, restrictions will go into place on when child support can be modified.
NORTH TEXAS – Y’all realize, by now, it’sPumpkin Spice Season! But this year, the PSL craze is taking over far more than our Starbucks lattes. It’s becoming the theme of the fall season, with pumpkin spice-flavored everything (and we mean everything) popping up on grocery store shelves. We hit the streets to see which of these adventurous products people might be into, and which pumpkin spiced abominations they’d rather avoid! Believe it or not, there are a few people roaming this Earth […]
SOUTHLAKE – Scammers are getting more bold. The Southlake Police Department has posted a warning about scammers on Facebook. They say a woman tried to get sensitive information on one of the Southlake police officers, even though his profile said ‘officer.’ The officer posted a screenshot of the conversation on Facebook, along with a friendly reminder about knowing who you talk to online.