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Curt Lewis
March 20, 2019 - 6:18 am
Arlington police have tracked down the man they've been looking for since a man was shot in a road rage attack last year. Andrew Cantu is now jailed. In October, a man and his family were driving on I-20 when a car sideswiped them, damaging the fender and mirror. When the victim stopped to exchange...
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Healthcare, Doctor
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Curt Lewis
March 20, 2019 - 5:11 am
The biggest increase in two serious sexually transmitted diseases is in North Texas. A study of federal statistics between 2016 and 2017 shows Dallas County had the largest percentage increase in cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia. As reported by the Dallas Morning News, more than 2500 would-be...
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Dallas Shooting
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Curt Lewis
March 20, 2019 - 4:08 am
A man has been gunned down in northwest Dallas and police are still working the scene. The call came in just past 3 a.m. and officers were sent to an apartment building on Norwalk Avenue about eight blocks north of Bachman Lake. They found the victim already dead from gunshots in the head and chest...
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Firefighters battle a petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company Monday, March 18, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas. The large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 19, 2019 - 7:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials said Tuesday that they're not sure when a fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out, but they are confident that the air quality is safe, despite the huge plume of smoke coming from the blaze. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said at a news...
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Military, Border
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Chris Sommer
March 19, 2019 - 5:09 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - They want the nation to know it is a crisis, and they say it needs to be addressed immediately. The Sheriffs' Association of Texas released a strongly-worded statement Tuesday, calling on Congress to act promptly in securing the nearly 2,000 miles of the nation's southern...
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Ector County Sheriff
Barbara Schwarz
March 19, 2019 - 4:42 pm
West Texas Mom Accused Pimping Out Five-Year-Old Daughter DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Police say a 62-year-old man paid 36-year-old Shirley Harmon $400 each time she let him sexually assault her child. It all came to an end early this year when the child made an outcry. Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffiths...
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Prison, Jail
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L.P. Phillips
March 19, 2019 - 4:30 pm
EDGECLIFF VILLAGE (1080 KRLD) - Former Edgecliff Village special education teacher Sean Johnson has pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife. Johnson shot wife Michelle to death in April of 2017. A Tarrant County judge sentenced Johnson to 30 years in prison. Mrs. Johnson taught visually impaired...
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