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The Dallas Police Department's interdiction squad is still doing what it always has: using surveillance and human intelligence to stop smugglers coming into and through the city. Law enforcement officials say heroin use has soared across the U.S. as the drug has become cheaper and more available.
A report on fired Dallas ISD investigator Jeremy Liebbe is critical of various decisions he made, including looking into his boss's criminal history, but it does not clearly state that he violated any laws or policies. The Dallas Morning News received the report from an attorney representing Liebbe, who wants transparency in the case.
Two DART buses were involved in an accident at Ledbetter Drive and Bronx Avenue in South Dallas on September 14, 2014. DART bus accident Two DART buses were involved in an accident at Ledbetter Drive and Bronx Avenue in South Dallas on September 14, 2014.
Inside Texas Politics Our youngest-ever guest is a gadfly at Dallas City Hall Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://www.wfaa.com/story/news/politics/2014/09/14/inside-texas-politics-9-14-14-atkins/15624479/ Inside Texas Politics host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bud Kennedy talk with Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Tennell Atkins and David Williams. David is a 13-year-old who some have introduced as the mayor of Dallas in 30 years.
MARTHA Salazar's case in Dallas, Texas - the second major victory for mesh victims in America within days - prompts new calls for criminal inquiry in Scotland. Martha Salazar won the huge payout after the court in Dallas, Texas, heard that the Obtryx implant made by Boston Scientific was defective.
Dallas ISD has touted its soaring high school graduation rate, but a new district investigation raises questions about whether some seniors - up to a quarter of the Class of 2013 - should have earned diplomas. An internal audit found 1,821 of that year's 7,302 graduates missed too many classes.
Senior Cpl. Melinda Gutierrez said officers received a call early Friday morning about a man who went missing in the neighborhood near Canada Drive and North Winnetka Avenue, in West Dallas.
From left: Cappy and Janie McGarr, Nancy Halbreich, and Sue and Ted Strauss visited the Annette Strauss Square construction site in 2010. McGarr and Halbreich are the daughters of Ted and Annette Strauss.
You might want to get the ball rolling on your holiday travel plans. Industry experts predict a high demand for airline tickets this year.
Dallas doctor among developers of sickle cell guidelines At 27 years old, Nehi Iduwe can already say he's cheated death and defied the odds. Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://www.wfaa.com/story/news/health/2014/09/12/sickle-cell-blood-diseases-health-african-american-health/15538853/ "Life is more of a concern to me than death," he said.
The National Bar Association says it has filed an open-records request with the Dallas Police Department for information regarding police brutality. A national organization of black lawyers and judges is still awaiting a response from the Dallas Police Department to the group's recent request for 10 years worth of public information "regarding the number of individuals who have been killed, racially profiled, wrongfully arrested and/or injured while pursued or in police custody."
Columbus Realty Partners' project will be built at Singleton Boulevard and Amonette Street, a block west of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. Columbus Realty Partners is teaming up with Trinity Groves' developers to build the apartments at Singleton Boulevard and Amonette Street, a block west of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.
The soon-to-be merged firm, which is known as Locke Lord Edwards, has signed a lease for about 148,000 square feet within Chase Tower, which will move the law firm within the building. The soon-to-be merged law firms of Dallas-based Locke Lord and Boston-based Edwards Wildman have inked a deal for the new firm's headquarters in downtown Dallas.
UberXL services began Friday and provides large vehicles at reduced prices under the uberX model. This means you could request a ride and see a Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander or Ford Explorer arrive.
Dallas police say that an officer shot an armed kidnapping suspect, Steven Douglas, 29, as he ran from police on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Pleasant Grove. Dallas police Maj.
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