Grand Prairie, TX

Richardson Starbucks shooting suspect Tranisa Watts indicted

RICHARDSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) -- Richardson police have charged Tranisa Watts with the capital murder of her ex-boyfriend's mother.At 7:12 p.m. April 18, police responded to the parking lot of the Starbucks located at 4151 Renner Rd. after receiving reports of a shooting.Watts, 23, was apprehended after the first officer on scene spotted her attempting to leave the location with a child. Additional responding officers found 52-year-old Kentoria Nicole Edwards shot and immediately began life saving measures, police said. Edwards was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. The 3-year-old child was unharmed and no one at the business was injured by the gunfire, officials said.The resulting investigation determined Edwards was the grandmother of Watts' child and had full custody. Officials say Watts had asked to see her child and Edwards agreed to meet her at the Starbucks where she was later killed.Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Richardson Police Department at 972-744-4800.
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Salvation Army 'saved his life,' now NBA player Taurean Prince returns the favor

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Six year NBA Veteran Taurean Prince recently made a fast break to a Salvation Army social service center in Dallas. There, he provided residents with everything from food and water to everyday essentials like hygiene products."Giving is the number rule to receiving. You can't really receive a lot of the blessings you pray for or strive for, unless you have the ability to give," said Prince.  "Every day we're learning about the people in need in North Texas. It motivates us to do everything we can to provide that hope and that path to self sufficiency," said Christina...
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CBS Sports

Dalton Schultz contract dispute: Cowboys not close to agreement on long-term deal with veteran TE

As everyone readies themselves for the 4th of July weekend, Dalton Schultz does so wishing he was either married to the Dallas Cowboys for the long run -- or that he had more independence. Having signed a franchise tag months ago -- that will pay him $10.931 million in 2022 -- essentially robs him of latter and, as such, has also made his negotiations with the Cowboys a bit more challenging than he initially believed they would be.

Texas Supreme Court Rules This Train Is a Train

Moveable explores the future of transportation, infrastructure, energy, and cities. Is a bullet train a train? This is the question that has wound its way through the Texas court system for the past seven years as opponents of a bullet train from Dallas to Houston sued to block Texas Central, a privately-funded venture, from using the state’s eminent domain laws on the grounds that the company is neither a railroad company nor building an electric train.
Fast Casual

Chicken Salad Chick expanding Texas footprint

Chicken Salad Chick will open 16 restaurants over the next five years in Texas, thanks to the signing of two major deals over the past year — one for eight units in San Antonio and most recently one for eight in Austin. Although Texas is home to 21 locations in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston, the brand plans to open five more by year's end.
Dallas Observer

Monarch: Dinner at 600 Feet

Monarch, a modern Italian restaurant created by Michelin-starred chef Danny Grant, lives on the 49th floor of the National in downtown Dallas. It has great views of the city and a menu that takes advantage of its wood-fired hearth and its patrons’ willingness to spend a bit of cash for these spectacular vistas and inspired dishes.

Winning $1M Powerball ticket sold at Walmart in Roanoke

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Southlake is home to a new millionaire after someone bought a Powerball ticket worth $1 million for the drawing on June 11.The ticket was purchased at Walmart Supercenter, located at 1228 N. Highway 377, in Roanoke. The winner chose to remain anonymous.The second-tier winning Quick Pick ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers drawn (18-20-26-53-69), but not the red Powerball number (5).Powerball Grand Prizes currently start at $20 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win the Grand Prize by matching five numbers from a field of 69 numbers and one Powerball number from a field of 26 numbers. By choosing the Power Play for $1 more per Play, players can multiply their non-Grand Prize winnings by two, three, four, five or 10 times. A Power Play Match Five (5+0) is set at $2,000,000 regardless of the Power Play number selected. All other non-Grand Prizes will be multiplied by the Power Play number selected. The 10X Power Play multiplier is available for drawings in which the initially advertised annuitized Grand Prize amount is $150 million or less.Drawings are broadcast each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 10:12 p.m.

New Winery on South Main

Those familiar with Hindu mythology might recognize the name Soma, god of wine, which symbolizes the city’s new winery, sitting on the corner of South Main Street. Soma Winery has been a two-year passion project, with a hiatus taken during the pandemic before a soft opening in April. Although it has its own meaning, Soma multitasks as an abbreviation for South Main.

District in Addison Launches Saturday Brunch

District, the new globally inspired restaurant and bar in Addison at The Village on the Parkway is now open for brunch on Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The rustic yet refined concept pairs a menu of globally inspired shareable plates with an extensive and diverse wine and whiskey program. The result is a memorable tasting experience that you can share with friends and family in a place that feels like home.