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Rowlett, Texas, Man Arrested for Sending Hundreds of Hoax White Powder Letters
According to the complaint, since December 2008, more than 500 hoax letters were mailed from the North Texas area to cities across the U.S. and to U.S. Embassies abroad.
Fifth Harmony perform new songs at the Live on Tour
Chandelier/Miss Movin' On Better Together Reflection - NEW SONG! We Know - NEW SONG Going Nowhere - NEW SONG Over - NEW SONG BO$$ - NEW SINGLE "Fifth Harmony's 'BO$$' debuted in the top 50 of the Hot 100 with the highest debut for a girl group in almost a decade" slay
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Eats Beat: Old-school soft-serve draws crowds to a new-generation Dairy Queen
In its 75th year, Texas' iconic small-town drive-in chain is back, promoting itself as "better than you remember."
U.S. man arrested for sending hundreds of letters with white powder
A man charged with sending hundreds of hoax letters containing a mysterious white powder was arrested in Texas by U.S. law enforcement on Monday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Many North Texas schools lack fire suppression sprinklers
The former Lamar Elementary in Grand Prairie is one of three sites that may be selected to house immigrant children when they come to North Texas.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Grand Prairie police searching for robbery suspects
The men went in to the store in the 3500 block of South Carrier Parkway, near the President George Bush Turnpike and Interstate 20, at 10:05 p.m. They tried to purchase beer without valid identification.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Record Results At Six Flags; Other Parks Strong
In further evidence that Americans are dialing up the fun factor this summer, Six Flags Entertainment Corp. says its second-quarter revenue grew 4% to a record $377 million.
Focus Daily News Names Texas Trust Credit Union Best Financial Institution and Mortgage Company
The Focus on Excellence Awards for best financial institution and best mortgage company was claimed for 2014 by Texas Trust Credit Union.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Immigration Debate Hits DFW Overpasses
Groups on both sides of the immigration issue took their messages to the streets on Saturday, as plans move forward to locally house children who have been caught unaccompanied at the Mexican border.
Murder Victim Families Gather in Euless
"She was 19, she was mentally challenged, she was going to work and these two guys kidnapped her and brought her out here and murdered her," she said.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Federal Officials Inspect Sites To House Immigrant Children
Rebekka Ramirez watched her three children play in a Grand Prairie park and thought of the tens of thousands of children fleeing their homes in Central America and taking the dangerous journey to the U.S. "I wouldn't want to see my kids like that," said Ramirez But just down the street from the playground, is one of three potential Dallas County ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Separating Fact From Fiction at Grand Prairie ISD Meeting On Immigration
Living across the street from Lamar School for the last 30 years, Diana Gorski wonders how her view will change in the next couple of weeks.
Grand Prairie residents address school board about border children
At Grand Prairie Independent School District's board meeting Thursday, the board heard public comment on the proposal to house unaccompanied migrant children in its vacant Lamar Alternative School.
Purse snatcher snags 40-year prison sentence
A woman used a cellphone tracking device to lead police to a purse snatching suspect and Wednesday a Tarrant County jury sentenced him to 40 years in prison.
GPISD To Hold Public Meeting About Housing Immigrant Children
Grand Prairie residents will soon learn more about Dallas County's plan to house undocumented children in one of the city's schools.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Parkland leaders sign off on deal for South Dallas clinic
After lengthy negotiations, Parkland Memorial Hospital leaders approved a 25-year rental agreement Wednesday that allows private construction of a community clinic in South Dallas.
New York Daily News
Formerly conjoined Texas twins celebrate 1st birthday
After a hellish year of surgeries, two formerly conjoined twins from Texas celebrated their first birthday this week - with a cake fit for kings.
Where Migrant Kids Will Likely Live in Dallas
With Central American kids streaming across Texas' border and nothing but partisan posturing on the horizon, Dallas County, under the leadership of County Judge Clay Jenkins and in partnership with the feds, is preparing to shelter thousands of unaccompanied minors from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, starting as soon as this summer.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Welcome to the 'Hood, Kids: Visiting the Grand Prairie School Expected to House Migrants
Lamar Alternative Education Center will soon house unaccompanied Central American kids, provided the district and city first work out logistics with neighborhood residents.