The Most Deadly Creature On Earth Is Now Active Across Texas
Killing an estimated 725,000 to 1 million people every year, it is decidedly the most deadly creature on earth. According to a new report, Dallas, TX, is one of the most active cities in the U.S. when it comes to these insects. As far as the deadliest creatures on earth...
⚠️ Update: Full Closure on I-5 at Grapevine Due to Snow - Detour Advised
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. A significant traffic alert has been issued for drivers traveling on the Interstate 5 (I-5). Due to heavy snow conditions, there is a full closure at the intersection of I-5 and Parker Road in Grapevine, CA. Motorists are advised to redirect their route by taking the US-101 as alternate state routes SR-14, SR-2, and SR-33 are also expected to experience snow impact, and therefore might not be safe for traversal. Commuters should plan accordingly to accommodate the changes in their travel itinerary and ensure they check for updates before heading out.
Dallas County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 2132 Incidents and 95 Crime Stories
Dallas County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 2132 Incidents and 95 Crime Stories. During the last week, Dallas County experienced a surge in crime with a total of 2132 cases reported. The most prevalent crime was theft, with 538 incidents accounting for approximately 25% of all cases. Other crimes, which made up 408 cases, followed closely behind. The third most common crime was burglary, with 219 incidents. Suspicious situations and arrests were also quite high, with 177 and 176 cases respectively. Assaults and disturbances were also significant, contributing 150 and 139 cases respectively. Vandalism, shootings, and trespassing had relatively lower numbers, with 106, 79, and 79 cases respectively. The least common crimes were robbery, hit & run, vehicular pursuit, and arson, with 32, 19, 8, and 2 cases respectively. The data indicates a worrying trend in Dallas County, particularly with high numbers of thefts and burglaries. It underscores the importance of strengthening security measures and vigilance among residents to curb these incidents.
Coppell City Invites Residents to Submit Names for Annual Grad-venger Hunt Honoring High School Graduates
Coppell City is planning its yearly Grad-venger Hunt, an event to honor high school graduates. The city is working with Coppell ISD to gather the names of graduates from Coppell High School, New Tech High @ Coppell, and Victory Place @ Coppell.
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Will One of America’s Most Popular Steakhouses Be Closing Down in Texas Too?
Outback Steakhouse is one of the most popular chain steakhouses in Dallas, Texas. According to reports from CNN and other media outlets, the parent company of Outback Steakhouse has closed 41 restaurants across the nation. Why were the Outback Steakhouse locations closed?. The parent company of the chain restaurant, Bloomin'...
Coyote dragged young girl into the woods in North Texas park attack, 911 caller said
ARLINGTON, Texas — Newly-obtained 911 calls from the Arlington coyote attacks earlier this month shed more details on how the incidents unfolded and the initial aftermath. The attacks happened between Feb. 10 and Feb. 13 at Parkway Central Park in Arlington. Three children were bitten during the incidents, and a coyote was later captured and euthanized, though the animal did not test positive for rabies.
UTD student found dead in parking lot
A deceased student was found in parking lot U at 7:10 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the backseat of a car. The individual has not been identified, and the cause of death is unknown. In an email statement, the UTD Office of Communications said that UTD PD was investigating an on campus student death. UTD PD Lieutenant Adam Perry said in an email to The Mercury that there was no immediate threat to the community.
Large, Mysterious Box of Cash Seen Sitting in the Middle of the Street in Texas
Imagine driving down the road on your usual commute in Dallas, Texas, when suddenly you come huge piles of cash in the middle of the road. After coming across what looks like two bank crates full of cash, locals on Irving Blvd were left stunned. It appears that something went wrong with the truck transporting the cash, causing them to end up in the middle of the road.
Hit-and-run driver slams into Dallas food truck, throwing boiling water onto cook
DALLAS - Dallas police are looking for the driver of a Dodge Charger who struck a food truck and drove off. Video shows the driver taking off from the scene of the wreck on February 18, leaving their car’s bumper in the middle of the road. One of the...
Police Bodycam Video Released of Allen Texas Mall Shooting
On May 6th, 2023, a mass shooter in Texas took the lives of eight innocent people at a mall in north Dallas. Now police have released bodycam footage of the intense shootout that also claimed the life of the suspect. WARNING: The video you are about to watch contains graphic...
Ivan Cantu executed over Dallas murders
Cantu had maintained his innocence and advocates raised doubts about his guilt.
Carter HS football player killed during robbery in Dallas, police say
A Dallas high school is mourning the loss of one of its own after a 17-year-old boy was killed during a robbery. On Sunday night, Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 2700 block of Easter Avenue. A resident, Jasmine Corbin, says she was watching TV with her...
Get Chilled And Thrilled With These 4 Haunted Bridges In Texas
If you're the type of person who loves a good spine-tingling tale, Texas has you covered. Some of the most haunted bridges around are located in the Lone Star State. Each one of these bridges comes with its own eerie legend and ghostly sightings that have been talked about for years.
Out of Control Texas Fire Has Scorched Acreage Bigger Than Dallas
The City of Dallas encompasses 386 square miles of land. This equals approximately 247,000 acres. According to the Texas A&M Forest Service Wildfires Page, the Smokehouse Creek Fire in the Texas Panhandle has now scorched over 500,000 acres of grassland, that's twice the size of Dallas. Tragically, numerous homes, farms, and livestock have been included in the path of this blaze.
Cooler temperatures with scattered rain showers today then a rapid warm-up into the weekend
Temperatures will remain safely above freezing so no travel impacts are expected. Average rainfall totals, before it comes to an end this evening, will be less than a quarter of an inch. Afternoon highs will hover in the mid-40s
DFW Weather: Latest Thursday rain forecast
Mariel Ruiz has a look at our Thursday rain chances for North Texas.
🌬️ High Wind Advisory for Vehicles on Grapevine, CA
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. Local drivers have been advised to exercise caution when traversing the Grapevine area due to high winds affecting the Golden State Freeway. Transportation authorities have issued a special warning for high profile vehicles, such as trucks and SUVs, to be particularly vigilant as they are more susceptible to the effects of these conditions. No specific time frame has been given for the advisory, suggesting that the high winds might be an ongoing event for some time. Drivers planning to use this route should plan their trips accordingly and stay updated on the latest weather forecasts and advisories from transportation agencies.
Dallas Weather: Feb. 29 morning forecast
FOX 4 Weather Meteorologist Kylie Capps gives an update on the rain chances in the forecast as spring officially begins.
Here are the 11 New H-E-B Stores That are Not Opening in East Texas
In East Texas, Brookshire's is king for groceries. Yes, there is Walmart and Aldi and some other grocery players in the market but no real competition for the East Texas grocery giant. H-E-B is the grocery chain most brought up when East Texans mention a worthy competitor to Brookshire's in our area. But it seems that the long rumored, but never proven, handshake between the two grocery store chain founders seems to not allow for that to happen. That hasn't stopped H-E-B from expanding in other parts of Texas.