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Video Shows Dallas Paramedic Kicking Homeless Man in Head

(WBAP/KLIF) — Police body-cam footage has been released in a case of alleged brutality against a homeless Dallas man. The video shows Dallas Fire Rescue paramedic Brad Cox kicking Kyle Vess in the head after he sat up off the ground. Vess was being detained by firefighters for being suspected of starting a roadside fire.
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The Contagious Melioidosis Disease Was Found In Dallas

The Centers For Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) issued a warning about Melioidosis, a contagious disease in Texas caused by the Burkholderia Pseudomallei bacterium. The CDC has confirmed that Health authorities from multiple states (including Texas) struggled to find a common source of exposure to several cases of a deadly disease caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei bacterium. Known as Melioidosis (or Whitmore's Disease), it can be extremely contagious, and multiple cases were found in Texas, Georgia, Kansas, and Minnesota. Quoting the CDC:
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Gary Danielson getting called out for CBS broadcast of Arkansas vs. Texas A&M

Gary Danielson was again the target of fans’ ire on Saturday afternoon during the broadcast of the Arkansas-Texas A&M game from Arlington, Texas. As Arkansas rang up a big lead over the Aggies, Texas A&M fans immediately pounced on Danielson’s perceived bias against the Aggies, and called him out for a play along the sideline that questioned whether a receiver was out of bounds.
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A deputy police chief took us through Dallas’ entertainment areas Friday night. Here’s what we saw

As the night began to rumble to life around him, a man with an air of authority paced a dimly lit road near the heart of Dallas. His gaze was laser-focused. Thousands were descending on the city’s most popular entertainment districts in hopes of a fun night ahead. But here, on a quiet stretch of a street between Uptown and Deep Ellum, a Dallas deputy police chief was thinking back.

This Prestonwood Home Takes Farmhouse-Style Living to The Luxe

If you told Chris Barnet a few years ago that he’d build a luxury farmhouse-style home in Dallas and be flying here from Connecticut several times a month, he’d have thought you were nuts. But the world changed, and that’s precisely what happened. Chris, like so many people, re-evaluated his...

Fetch Pet Care coming to Flower Mound area

Fetch Pet Care, an at-home pet care service, is coming to Flower Mound and will serve surrounding cities as well. Owners interested in services such as puppy sitting, dog walking and overnight care can call to set up a consultation and then schedule services through the Fetch Pet Care app. An opening date is not yet available. 469-453-5377.

Drink shop Happy Lemon now open in Richardson

Drink shop Happy Lemon opened Sept. 18 at 169 N. Plano Road, Richardson. The Chinese boba company sells a variety of fruit teas, milk teas, cheese teas, smoothies and slushies. After expanding to the U.S. in 2014, the Richardson store is the first Texas location for the company. 817-779-2220.

‘Got out of hand’ Mesquite homeowner surrendered 111 dogs

The Mesquite animal shelter rescued 111 small breed dogs from a household on Thursday. The city was made aware by a nuisance complaint from one of the neighbors. Neighborhood Services Director Maria Martinez said the officer originally estimated the owner to have 15 to 20 dogs. Martinez said the homeowner...

Community profile: Becky Crouch + Dorothy Guillen

Little Elm residents Becky Crouch and Dorothy Guillen are co-owners of Aubrey-based clothing vendor Hazel + Honey Boutique. Specializing in women’s fashion, the boutique offers plus- and regular-size clothing in addition to jewelry and other accessories. In this Q&A, Crouch and Guillen discuss, among other things, their friendship, knack for...

Designer Shelly Rosenberg Brings Accessible Design to the 2021 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

This year’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House is a must-see. As always, there’s a surprise around every corner, from a sky-map constellation wall to a “Sinners Lounge” accessible only through a secret passageway. But what I didn’t expect was to be so emotionally moved by Dallas designer Shelly Rosenberg. Her “Victoria’s Sanctuary” pays homage to a seven-year-old girl with Rett Syndrome.

Catie Staszak Receives Equine Media NextGen Award from American Horse Publications

At the 2021 Back in the Saddle Conference in Irving, TX, Catie Staszak Media CEO Catie Staszak received the inaugural Equine Media NextGen Award from the American Horse Publications (AHP). A non-profit professional membership association that promotes excellence in equine media, American Horse Publications created the AHP Equine Media NextGen...

Cuisines Around the World: Chicken Tikka Masala

Hungry for knowledge and great food? Join the Flower Mound Public Library for "Cuisines Around the World," a cooking demonstration showcasing the diversity of tastes and cultures in our community. On Monday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., Library staff member Supriya Srinivasa will discuss the cultural and historical significance of one of the world’s most popular dishes, chicken tikka masala. Learn how to prepare the traditional Indian dish and enjoy samples. This program is for ages 14 and older. Registration is required, and attendance is limited. To register, email or call 972.874.6165.

Take A Kid Mountain Biking

Join Grapevine Parks and Recreation alongside DORBA (Dallas Off-Road Bicycle Association) at McPherson Slough Parks Horeshoe Trails trailhead for Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day! Grab your helmet, bicycle, and gear for a clinic at Horseshoe Trails, and discover the joy of pedaling two wheels on dirt!. *No registration is...