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Mother of dead child told police she 'physically abused him daily'

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A Dallas mother accused of killing her 5-year-old son told investigators she physically abused him daily, according to the affidavit. Tiffany Williams, 26, was arrested on June 27 after police found her son, Zamaurian Kizziee dead at their South Dallas home. Williams has five surviving children, ages: 7, 6, 3, 1 and 3-months-old. They are currently in foster care, according to a spokesperson for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.A detective said Williams admitted beating Zamaurian multiple times the day before he died, striking him in the temple and stomach with a closed fist. Williams also said she hit the child multiple times with an extension cord on his face and back the same day. The police investigation is ongoing, and Texas Department of Family and Protective Services confirmed the agency is investigating the incident with Dallas police.Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact the Dallas Police Child Abuse Unit at 214.275.1300.
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Waymo’s self-driving trucks will deliver home goods for Wayfair

Waymo will deliver home goods for Wayfair using its fleet of autonomous semi-trailer trucks, the company announced Tuesday. The deliveries will take place as part of a pilot that’s being conducted by Waymo and JB Hunt Transport Services to test out self-driving trucks along certain shipping routes in Texas. One of JB Hunt’s customers is furniture and home goods giant Wayfair, which will begin sending out deliveries using Waymo’s fleet for a six-week test this July and August.
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MLK Food Park returns to South Dallas with new location at Fair Park

The MLK Food Park returns to the South Dallas area at its new location of Fair Park on select Sundays this summer, starting on June 26. The MLK Food Park features local food and beverage trucks serving non-vegan and vegan food, handmade and crafted goods, dessert trucks, live music and entertainment, kid-friendly games and activities, and informational booths from local community organizers.

The Dallas Mavericks owner is giving away millions

I wrote an article on Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys owner, a few days ago. Jones is the richest person in Dallas and has been very charitable with his wealth and giving back to organizations in Dallas. Today I wanted to write about another billionaire Dallas sports team owner and what he is doing to help others.

Ultimate Sports Bar Meets Delightful Restaurant

Located at The Star in Frisco, City Works Eatery & Pour House is the ultimate sports bar and restaurant in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. There are a lot of reasons you may want to plan a visit, but we’ve narrowed it down to some of the best for you here.

International Chicken Wing Day is July 1st!

It is almost a given that the official dish of any sports-watching party is chicken wings, right? I feel like that is something we can pretty much agree on. I could be way off base here, but I feel like just about any time we’ve been out to catch a game or hosted a game-watching party, the centerpiece dish has been wings. Having said that, it’s only fitting that this delicious dish should get its own national day.

Wit’s End Comes To An End After A Decade.

The Closure Of This Beloved Metal Bar And Venue Leaves Elm Street With Five Empty Bar Spaces. Wit’s End Regulars Share Their Thoughts. The beloved venue Wit’s End closed for the final time on June, 26, according to CultureMap. It has been a part of Deep Ellum for a decade, providing an old-school vibe before the neighborhood became more commercialized. The venue primarily focused on metal music, giving local metal bands a place where they’re always welcome.
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Salata Salad Kitchen Reopens Downtown Dallas Location

Salata, a built-to-order salad kitchen, will officially reopen in Downtown Dallas at 1700 Pacific, suite #C105, on June 28th. Initially opened in 2011, the location, which was closed due to the pandemic, recently underwent a refresh to update the interior and signage to reflect Salata’s new branding which launched in 2019. In addition to the Pacific location, Salata’s Preston Center, Las Colinas, and Flower Mound locations also recently refreshed their locations.

Greenville Farmer's Market

From juicy red tomatoes to Halloween pumpkins you’ll find fresh farm-to-you produce and seasonal products at the Farmers Market on Market Square (East Lee Street at Bois d'Arc in downtown Greenville). Farmers Market vendors offer the best from local and regional harvests. Fruits, vegetables, local honey, fresh eggs –...

Free Weekend of Classes at Pure Yoga Dallas

All classes 6/25-26 will be FREE to all, so it's the perfect opportunity to introduce a loved one or try something! Join us at the Pure Yoga Dallas studio (6333 E Mockingbird Ln, Suite #253) June 25-26 for a free weekend of classes! We are on the second floor in the middle of the Mockingbird Station shopping center, home to Tom Thumb grocery store. Take the middle stairs in front of the Jeffery Salon. Click here to visit our website and sign up! Helpful Tips for your FIRST CLASS: Plan ahead: Reserve class online through the website Be on time: Arrive between 5-15 minutes before class starts to get set. Be prepared: It is best to bring your own yoga mat, large towel, and water (rental mats and towels are $5 each). Bring tissues or a wash cloth to cover all incidental coughs and sneezes.

Legacy West Juneteenth Fashion Show Makes History As Largest Outdoor Fashion Show in DFW

The first annual Juneteenth Fashion Show was hosted by Legacy West and Legacy Hall on June 19th in Plano, Texas, to a record crowd of over 1,500 guests. The high energy, vibrant and soulfully joyful extravaganza was presented and produced by Think Three Media -- a Dallas-based creative communications and media agency that specializes in the unique messaging and amplification of DFW black-owned businesses and its Founders.