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    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The cities of Dallas and Mesquite, Dallas County, and several organizations have announced a $70 million joint effort to reduce homelessness in the area. Known as Dallas Real Time Rapid Rehousing (DRTRR), the initiative will look to rehouse over 2,600 people experiencing homelessness: 100 domestic violence survivors, 100 families and over 2,400 homeless people. READ MORE: U.S....
    DESOTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – DeSoto Police arrested Norkendric Jackson, 17, in connection to the June 6 crash that killed Dallas ISD mentor Hanan Ali-Lacy, 42. He now faces a second-degree felony manslaughter charge. Norkendric Jackson (credit: DeSoto Police Department) It happened at the intersection of West Pleasant Run Road and Ray Andra Drive. READ MORE: Chopper 11 Over Gas Leak At...
    Prosecutors claim a Texas teen accused of snatching a child from his bed before killing the boy and leaving his body on a Dallas street is linked to the crime by blood evidence. Blood on his clothing allegedly links Darriynn Brown to the murder of Cash Gernon.Dallas County Jail Blood from 4-year-old Cash Gernon was discovered on a hoodie, a...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An arrest has been made after a man was found dead at a construction site in Dallas Saturday afternoon, police said. Police said they responded to a shooting call in the 10600 block of Grady lane and found the victim, 52-year-old Luis Cepeda Lopez, lying on an open field of the site. According to police, SWAT had...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s a controversial idea but Dallas County is considering it to help increase the number of people vaccinated. Cash and other prizes could be offered to those who have yet to receive their first COVID-19 shot. READ MORE: Allen Couple Says Bobcat Family Moved Into Backyard To date, only 55% of residents have received their first shot....
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Homicide Detectives have arrested Christopher James Garcia, 17, in the fatal shooting of Jaan Nathan Cantu, 19 in west Oak Cliff. Nate Cantu (courtesy: Laurel Oaks Funeral Home) On June 1, Cantu was found on the ground in the parking lot with a gunshot wound at the Luna Blanca Apartments in the 3700 block of Mt. Ranier...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The father of a 4-year-old boy who was found murdered in a street in Dallas in May has been arrested in Harris County for outstanding warrants, authorities said Thursday. Trevor Gernon was taken into custody Thursday during a traffic stop on North Sam Houston Parkway. He had warrants for two counts of possession of a controlled substance,...
    WAXAHACHIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office said it wrapped up a five-month skimming investigation by executing a search warrant and arrest warrant in Dallas on Thursday, May 20. The investigation stemmed from suspicious activity at a gas station in Ellis County. READ MORE: 20-Year-Old Shohreh Rachelle Polozadeh Faces Murder Charge In Quincey Lamount Brooks Killing  As a...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Twenty-four-year-old Tamara Lilly faces a murder charge in the death of her boyfriend Keith Slade. Slade died at Charlton Methodist Hospital from a single stab wound to the chest on June 6, 2021. READ MORE: Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Tieon Legan Arrested in Fort Worth Police say Lilly attacked the 24-year-old that night at an apartment in...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County’s Frank Crowley Courthouse this week will hold regular jury trials for the first time since March 2020 when they were paused in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s been hard. And, I’d like to say my colleagues and I have done our best to make sure the wheels of justice didn’t grind to a halt,...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Mallory Vernon Nicholson, 74, who was convicted of burglary of a habitation and two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child back in 1982 should have that conviction overturned. That according to District Attorney John Creuzot. The Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU) made the recommendation on Tuesday, May 25 saying that prosecutors withheld evidence of another possible...
    MESQUITE,Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Law enforcement officials gave a shout out to K-9 Zek for capturing and pulling a burglary suspect out of the woods. Who’s a good boy? (credit: Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office) Kaufman County Sheriff’s deputies and K-9 Zek were called by the Mesquite Police department for help on a burglary in progress. Before arriving to the call location, officers...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man is in the Dallas County Jail charged with the murder of his mother on Monday, May 24. Dallas Police said just before 9:00 a.m., officers responded to a call regarding a deceased woman inside a vehicle in the 3500 block of S. Ledbetter Drive. READ MORE: 3 Survivors Of Triple Fatal Crash On Highway 380...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations fall, Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Phil Huang said triumph is within reach. “It’s certainly still too early to totally declare victory, but we’re moving in the right direction,” he said. READ MORE: 2 Foxes Test Positive For Rabies In Tarrant County He said that’s dependent, though, on people...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Election Day is June 5, but early voting begins today. The mayoral race is the big talker in Tarrant County — with Betsy Price retiring, her seat is up for grabs. READ MORE: As 1-Year Anniversary Approaches, George Floyds Family Holds Rally, March Of Remembrance The runoff election there is now down to Deborah Peoples and...
    The 4-year-old boy who was kidnapped from his bed and whose lifeless body was found hours later on a Dallas, Texas, street died as a result of multiple stab wounds, according to a local report.  The Dallas County Medical Examiner determined Cash Gernon’s death was a homicide as a result of the wounds, local news station CBS DFW reported. A...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A survey team from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth said Monday, May 17, two tornadoes hit north Dallas County on Sunday. “One EF-0 tornado with winds up to 75 mph near University Park, and a EF-1 tornado with winds up to 90 mph near Northaven Rd. west of US-75,” NWS Fort Worth said on...
    A Texas man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 4-year-old boy who was found lying dead in a street early Saturday, investigators said.  Darriynn Brown, 18, was charged with kidnapping and theft, the Dallas Police Department said. Police also said that investigators anticipate more charges pending the results of a forensic analysis. PENNSYLVANIA TEEN CHARGED WITH...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Numerous tornado warnings went into effect Sunday afternoon in North Texas as storms moved through the area. There is currently a tornado warning in Dallas County, near University Park, in effect until 2:45 p.m. TORNADO WARNING is in effect for Dallas County. https://t.co/OcNYphHqzl for more information. #CBS11wx pic.twitter.com/Uj0bTSjnSH — Jeffrey Ray (@cbs11jeffrey) May 16, 2021 This...
    JOHNSON COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Burleson Police Department is asking for prayers after retired Burleson police officer and current Hill County Constable Kevin Cordell, was shot in the line of duty. Cordell shared an update on his condition Friday morning, saying, “The surgeon came by to check on me around 4:30 am. I believe I will get sent home...
    A Texas constable was shot multiple times Thursday while chasing two suspects, according to local reports.  The incident began when Dallas police officers were tracking an aggravated assault suspect in Ellis County, FOX affiliate KWKT-TV reported  Hill County Precinct Four Constable Kevin Cordell was shot during the chase, according to the report. His injuries are not life-threatening and he was...
    DESOTO, Texas (CBSDFW) — A 16-year-old is in custody, charged with capital murder in connection to the slaying of Camran Kashawn Collier, 19. Collier was fatally wounded in the driver’s seat of his Honda Accord on April 22, 2021 in the 1100 block of Westlake Drive. READ MORE: FCC Expanding Broadband Access By Offering Families In Need Discounts On Bills, Equipment...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The man accused of kidnapping and killing 22-year-old Sara Hudson in Dallas nearly two years ago has pleaded guilty to murder and has been sentenced to life in prison. Glen Richter, 51, was originally charged with capital murder, but Hudson’s family accepted a plea that would find him guilty of murder, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With the CDC advisory panel recommending Pfizer‘s COVID-19 vaccine expansion to children 12 to 15 years old, local health departments, pharmacies and grocery stores are making plans. On Friday, May 14, Dallas County Health and Human Services will open their COVID-19 vaccination sites, like Fair Park, to children ages 12-15. READ MORE: Dallas ISD To Start New...
    A Texas mayor submitted his resignation Thursday after his latest DUI arrest was upgraded to a felony because of two previous drunken driving arrests, according to reports. Nin Hulett, mayor of Granbury, Texas, a small town outside Dallas, was arrested in the town shortly after midnight April 25, according to the Hood County News in Granbury. "I am truly thankful...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Two women have been arrested after they were involved in a chase with authorities in Dallas County for over an hour early Saturday. The Dallas County Sheriff’s Department said a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle at around 3:30 a.m. on Langdon Road when a chase ensued. READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – In the last three weeks, Dallas County has gone from administering between 8,000 to 12,000 COVID-19 vaccines a day to now about 6,000 to 8,000. As the rate of vaccination slows — it’s easier than ever to get a vaccine. READ MORE: Justice Department Plea Deals For Texas Man & Other Rioters Who Trapped Cops In US...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Medical experts in North Texas have pushed back COVID-19 herd immunity projections in Dallas County to later in the summer due to slowing vaccination rates. Steve Miff, president and CEO of Parkland Center of Clinical Innovation (PCCI), said Wednesday it updated its forecast to reach herd immunity from mid-June to later in July. The organization’s forecast is...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Medical experts in North Texas have pushed back COVID-19 herd immunity projections in Dallas County to later in the summer due to the apparent vaccine hesitancy. Steve Miff, president and CEO of Parkland Center of Clinical Innovation (PCCI), said Wednesday it updated its forecast to reach herd immunity from mid-June to later in July. The organization’s forecast...
    DALLAS – FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – As more shots become available in North Texas, county leaders have their eye on the young adult population who they say just doesn’t seem interested in being vaccinated. “They’re invincible, you know they just don’t worry about things like that,” said Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley. READ MORE: Islam Said Sentenced To 10 Years...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 175 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Dallas County on Tuesday, April 27. Of those, 132 are confirmed cases and 43 are probable cases. READ MORE: Fort Worth Police Looking For Man Who Forced Way Into Empty Apartment, Fired Gun And Threatened Neighbor There is a cumulative total of 256,693...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A panel of three Texas appeals court judges appeared skeptical Tuesday of arguments to overturn the conviction of a former Dallas police officer who was sentenced to prison for fatally shooting her neighbor in his home. An attorney for Amber Guyger clashed with a Dallas County prosecutor over whether the evidence was sufficient to prove that her...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – A panel of three Texas appeals court judges appeared skeptical Tuesday of arguments to overturn the conviction of a former Dallas police officer who was sentenced to prison for fatally shooting her neighbor in his home. An attorney for Amber Guyger clashed with a Dallas County prosecutor over whether the evidence was sufficient to prove that her...
    Loading the player... A Texas court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on overturning the conviction of a former Dallas police officer who was sentenced to prison for fatally shooting her neighbor in his home. An attorney for Amber Guyger and prosecutors are set to clash before an appeals court over whether the evidence was sufficient to prove that...
    ALLEN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 20-year-old man has been arrested and is accused of murdering his sister and mother at a home in Allen, police said. Police said they responded to a disturbance call at around 9:15 a.m. in the 1800 block of Nueces Drive. Officers found the two victims, 17-year-old Burcu Hezar and 51-year-old Isil Borat, dead from homicidal...
    GRANBURY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett was arrested early Sunday and charged with driving while intoxicated, authorities said. Hulett was taken into custody after midnight and was booked into the Hood County Jail, according to Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds. READ MORE: Dallas, Tarrant County Leaders To Use Thousands Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines As Soon As Possible...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – More than a week after the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was federally paused, a CDC advisory panel declared the shot safe. The Texas Department of State Health Services has notified providers in the state that they should resume its use. READ MORE: Man Accused Of Murdering His Sister And Mother In Allen, Arrested At DFW Airport At...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Health and Human Services has reached another major milestone by administering its 400,000th vaccine at its Fair Park mega site to Mike Rodriguez. His son, Phillip, also got his. “I know this is a serious thing,” Phillip said. “I’ve been watching this as it’s gone on and I’ve been trying to get here sooner, but...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – While many Texans are taking precautions against COVID-19, Dallas County Health and Human Services are encouraging everyone to take safety measures against the West Nile virus — a mosquito borne disease that arrived in Dallas County back in 2002. According to DCHHS, cases of the West Nile virus spiked in 2012. They saw an uptick again in...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas County Health and Human Services reported 502 additional positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday, April 19. Of those, 394 are confirmed cases and 108 are probable cases. There is a cumulative total of 255,407 confirmed cases (PCR test). There is a cumulative total of 40,638 probable cases (antigen test). A total of 3,807 Dallas County residents...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Even with the current pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, health officials say there is still plenty of supply in North Texas. However, demand seems to be less. READ MORE: Nobody Should Get Away With Murder: Family Continues Search For Answers After Father Killed In Suspected Road Rage Shooting In Dallas “I didn’t even have...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Tony Evans Jr., a 17-year-old Lancaster High School student-athlete and University of Wyoming recruit, was shot and killed last weekend. Thursday police arrested an 18-year-old for the murder. Keyshawn Evanta Harris was arrested April 15 and booked into the Dallas County Jail. His bail was set at $500,000. Police have released little information about Harris, where he...