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Plano Police Investigating Double Murder, Suspect In-Custody

PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – A man was arrested in Wylie in connection to a double murder in Plano. Police said the suspect is related to the victims. Another person who lives at the home, described by police as mentally disabled, was found unharmed a few blocks over from the home. Police officers found the victims, a man and a woman, with multiple gunshot wounds on Oct. 27 inside a home in the 5800 block of Mulvane Drive. Initially, officers in Richardson had received a phone call indicating that a murder had occurred in their city. They responded to a home in Richardson and attempted to make contact. But when no one responded, they went to the home where the bodies were found. Richardson police said the front door was open when they arrived. Plano Police Detectives in the Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating.    
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Dallas Police Department Issues Scam Alert On Spoofing

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Police Department is warning people about scammers claiming to be officers and utilizing caller ID spoofing. What is spoofing? Spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Scammers often use neighbor spoofing so it appears that an incoming call is coming from a local number, or spoof a number from a company or a government agency that you may already know and trust. If you answer, they use scam scripts to try to steal your money or valuable personal information, which can be used in...
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Racial Social Media Post Creates Controversy in Midlothian

(WBAP/KLIF) A social media post over the weekend has agitated racial tensions in Midlothian ISD. An unidentified student is heard speaking on the video using the “N-word” and telling blacks to go back to Africa. Tylan Swiney is a high school student in Midlothian and is hurt and shocked at...
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The Most Giftable Dallas Brand Lands in NorthPark Just In Time for the Holidays — Inside Leatherology’s First Retail Store

Dallas brand Leatherology opens its brick-and-mortar pop-up in NorthPark Center through February 2022. (Photo by Justin Clemons) The success of Dallas-based Leatherology, a luxury accessories brand from siblings Rae and David Liu, is a testament to straightforward products thoughtfully made. Their timeless wallets, dopp kits, duffle bags, and full-grain leather totes have earned the brand fans like Serena Williams, Jonathan Van Ness, and Rachel Zoe, along with shout outs from Condé Nast Traveler and The New York Times. Still, most people probably learn about Leatherology when they’re gifted it. Now, however, that discovery can happen in one of the top five performing shopping centers in the U.S.: NorthPark Center.

Exactly How Much Halloween Candy Should Dallasites Buy?

Halloween is mere days away, and you’ve probably already purchased some candy for your impending neighborhood trick-or-treaters. But have you purchased enough? Or too much? We’re so glad you asked. There’s only one way to truly know if you’re partying correctly: You’ve gotta have a formula. If you’re not bringing math into your party planning, how will you even enjoy yourself? You won’t. Everyone knows this.

The 11 Best Steakhouses in Dallas

Dallas is world famous for its steakhouses. And while the view of our fair burg as a meat-heavy metropolis may be a bit reductive these days—the city is teeming with all manner of delicious cuisines—that beefy reputation has definitely been earned, so we might as well lean into it with all the gusto it takes to tackle a 36-ounce Tomahawk..

Meeting A Long Time Fan Of The Channel in Dallas, Texas Eating at Terry Blacks BBQ

Bart is a long time fan and supporter of our channel. He drove from Huston Texas to Dallas just to meet us in persons and treat us out to dinner. Man does life get any cooler. First time trying BBQ in Dallas and Terry Blacks BBQ is one of his favorite spots to go. The food and atmosphere were incredible and we truly enjoyed our time with Bart. Man Van Life is cool. Follow for more van life content here <a href=""></a>/

World Food Championships' Issues Last Call For Chefs

World Food Championships 2019World Food Championships. Coming to Fair Park this November 5-7, the World Food Championships (WFC) is the highest stakes food competition in the world. This multi-day, live event culinary competition showcases some of the world’s best cooks who compete for food, fame and fortune in 10 categories (Bacon, Barbecue, Burger, Chef, Dessert, Recipe, Sandwich, Seafood, Soup and Steak). In addition to becoming the Official Higher Education Partner, Dallas College is also being named as the official host and sponsor of WFC's Inaugural “Last Chance Qualifier” Chef Challenge, which is scheduled for October 10, 2021. WFC will use the Last Chance Qualifier as a way to fill its remaining competitive spots in its 10 category championships: Bacon, Barbecue, Burger, Chef, Dessert, Recipe, Sandwich, Seafood, Soup and Steak.

Gauchos Do Sul Brazilian steakhouse coming soon to Katy

Gauchos Do Sul will open a location at 902 W. Grand Parkway S., Katy, in January. The traditional Brazilian steakhouse features rodizio-style service and a gourmet salad area. The Katy location will be the third Gauchos Do Sul restaurant, with the other two in Vintage Park in Houston and Highland Village in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 832-953-2398.

Twelve Things to Do in Grapevine, Texas

Yeehaw! What’s Up NW just got back from a girls weekend in Grapevine, Texas and I can’t wait to share with you all the fun things you should do, see, visit and try!. 1. Book Your Trip with Bio-Monte | The travel planning duo of Antonio and Kiersten Baiamonte...

Adaptive Halloween Costumes for Kids with Special Needs

Halloween is around the corner—and finding a great costume for your child can be a challenge if they use a wheelchair or have another special need. Correction: It was a challenge. But we found some top-notch, head-turning costumes that are tailor-made for your kiddo. Look no further than some of your favorites brands for show-stopping, head-turning ensembles that you’ll want to hang on to even after the last piece of candy disappears.

F&M African Store now open in Lewisville

F&M African Store, an intercontinental grocery and clothing material store, opened in late August at 1301 Justin Road, Ste. 101, Lewisville. The store sells a variety of African spices, snacks and produce as well as other international food. F&M African Store also sells clothing and clothing materials. Shoppers can also purchase the materials and have their clothing custom made at the store. 214-513-9978.

Kelly's Cajun Grill opens at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco

Kelly’s Cajun Grill opened on Sept. 18 at Stonebriar Centre. The restaurant specializes in bourbon chicken, offering traditional, spicy Cajun-themed meals alongside more mild options. Kelly’s Cajun Grill is between Sonic and Sbarro in the food court. 2601 Preston Road, Frisco. 305-476-1611. Brooklynn Cooper covers public education in Frisco...
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Gidi Bar and Grill brings West African, American fusion dishes to Frisco

Gidi Bar and Grill, a new West African fusion restaurant, is serving up a wide range of flavors in Frisco. The restaurant combines a menu of quick U.S. comfort foods, such as chicken wings, burgers and Texas cheese fries, with West African dishes, including Nigerian jollof rice, beef suya and asun, a dish containing goat meat that has been slow-roasted in a spicy tomato sauce.

First Look: Neon Kitten Opens in Deep Ellum

Neon Kitchen, a lounge serving small bites, cocktails on tap and craft cocktails has opened in the old Beauty Bar space in Deep Ellum. The menu features rich and hearty small bites of dim sum, sushi and izakaya. Crispy Beef Puffs. Dallasites now have a place that is south of...

Canine Companions for Independence holds annual event celebrating the bond between humans and their dogs

"Freckles" and "Orbit" hang out while their people chat at DogFestStacey Doud. Each year, Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) holds an event to raise money, educate the public about their programs and allow graduates the opportunity for fellowship. After having to skip last year because of the pandemic, the event, dubbed "DogFest," was held at the brand new Sound at Cypress Waters in Coppell on October 2.