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  1. The 'blessing' of cancer: Grand Prairie HS principalaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    He is in his fourth year as principal, in his mid 40's and the father of four children. He's a college athlete who never smoked a day in his life.

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  2. Dallas-County 5 mins ago 5:30 p.m.Boy, 11, steals the show at Idina Menzel concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    When you hear the voice that comes out of 11-year-old Luke Chacko, you understand why he's never far from an instrument. Last weekend, Chacko got on the on the biggest stage of his life during an Idina Menzel concert in Grand Prairie.

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  3. South Grand Prairie senior who died in Pa. had IvyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A group of just over 100 gathered Wednesday night at Danny Jones Middle School to remember 17-year-old John Lee, who died Tuesday while attending a basketball camp in Reading, Pa. Lee was entering his senior year at South Grand Prairie High School, played AAU basketball and had aspirations of attending an Ivy League college, according to coaches and friends in attendance.

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  4. Man tries to abduct baby out ofa Read Story Demond FernandezRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Police hope a sketch they released this week could help them identify and arrest a man behind an attempted abduction outside a grocery store. The attempted abduction happened outside Kroger on the 300 block of E. Pioneer Parkway in Grand Prairie on Wednesday, July 19. Victoria Edwards described it as a scary moment.

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  5. Dallas-County 28 mins ago 1:18 p.m.Woman, 63, killed in Grand Prairie crashRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Darius Jones, 21, of Mansfield was driving east on I-20 near Carrier Parkway when he suddenly changed lanes into the path of an SUV being driven by Myrtle Jones, 63, of Dallas. Both vehicles swerved and hit a guardrail, police say.

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  6. New Irving, Grand Prairie fire facility is versatile, safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Even training to fight fire can expose firefighters to potential dangers. Controlled burns still have the potential to do the unexpected, while also releasing the carcinogens believed to cause cancer in firefighters at a higher rate than the general population.

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  7. Attempted kidnapping outside grocery store in Grand PrairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Police are asking your help to identify a suspect wanted for an attempted child abduction. According to Grand Prairie police, it happened Wednesday in a Kroger parking lot in the 300 block of E. Pioneer Parkway.

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  8. Mom pleads guilty to injuries that led to death ofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A Grand Prairie mother pleaded guilty Wednesday to injuries she inflicted on her 4-year old daughter prior to her death. In exchange, 31-year old Jeri Quezada has agreed to work with Dallas County prosecutors in the upcoming trial of her boyfriend.

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  9. Nation 26 mins ago 11:59 a.m.Coffee recalled for containing 'active ingredient in Viagra'Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Many rely on their morning cup of coffee to give them that extra get-up-and-go to get out the door. Bestherbs Coffee LLC is voluntarily recalling a number of its coffee after it was discovered one of its ingredients is "structurally similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra," according to an FDA recall notice.

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  10. Crime 8 mins ago 8:23 a.m.Grand Prairie man tells D.C. police he killed motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A call came into the Grand Prairie Police Department at about 2:30 p.m. Monday from law enforcement officials in Washington, D.C., who told them they had learned of a possible "family violence homicide" in the 1000 block of Coffeyville Trail. Grand Prairie PD went to the home and discovered Pearson's mother, Janet Glover, dead.

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  11. Dallas-County 33 mins ago 12:01 p.m.From jails to forever homes, inmates train shelter dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Home for Hounds is a program that places shelter dogs and low-risk inmates together for training on basic commands like sit, stay, become crate trained, house trained and walking on a leash and more. The City of Grand Prairie Animal Services provides the shelter animals and transports the dogs to and from the Dallas County Jail for training.

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  12. News 3 mins ago 5:02 p.m.Road rage victim's family: shooting was "disregard for human life"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    When Ryan Mentel got the call Sunday night that one of his employer's vehicles had been in a wreck on I-20, he got in his car and went to the scene. But nothing could prepare him for the news he was about to receive.

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  13. Social Security listed her as dead, but Euless womanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    On May 30, Allison Parken had the rare and bizarre experience of receiving a letter informing her of her own untimely demise. "It said 'To the estate of Allison Parken', dated May 24th, saying I died May the 12th and my insurance was going away," said Parken.

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  14. Tarrant-County 11 mins ago 10:52 p.m.German Shepard makes storm drain home in Grand PrairieRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A dog that calls a storm drain home is getting a lot of attention after photos of the animal were posted alone. The 60-70 pound German Shepherd has been named Cassie by neighbors, who have spotted it living in the drain for the past six months and apparently loving it.

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  15. Dallas DA issues arrest warrant as large probe intoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The first arrest warrant was issued Friday as the Dallas County District Attorney's Office undergoes a large investigation into voter fraud linked to the May election in West Dallas and Grand Prairie. According to an arrest warrant, Miguel Hernandez forged the signature of at least one voter after he collected her blank absentee ballot from her home on April 10. The voter told investigators Hernandez identified himself as Jose Rodriguez, who prosecutors say assisted dozens of voters with mail-in ballots.

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  16. Traffic 16 mins ago 6:53 a.m.Eastbound I-20 closed in Grand Prairie after fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Traffic is backed up all the way to Collins Street in Arlington. Drivers are being urged to exit at Cooper Street and take Mayfield and Pioneer Parkway.

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  17. Original 25 mins ago 9:59 p.m.Dallas Democrats remove precinct judge after WFAA investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    DALLAS The Dallas County Democratic Party removed Jose Barrientos as a precinct judge in west Dallas this week after a WFAA investigation into statements he made on secret audio recordings. Barrientos served as a judge for precinct 4027 until Tuesday, said Carol Donovan, chairwoman for the Dallas County Democratic Party.

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  18. New recordings suggest voter frauda Read Story Jason WhitelyRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    GRAND PRAIRIE New audio recordings suggest a local campaign worker plotted to use absentee ballots to help a friend on the school board unseat the current mayor. "This town ain't for sale," said Mayor Ron Jensen after listening to the recordings with WFAA.

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  19. Dozens of Dallas County mail-in ballots to beaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    DALLAS Workers in the Dallas County District Attorney's Office are describing the volume of complaints about questionable mail-in ballots as "off the charts." She's among the 60 to 90 Dallas residents who investigators say have come forward over the past month, saying they received mail-in ballots which they did not request.

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  20. Girl, 5, sent to hospital after ran over by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Police are searching for the driver who ran over a 5-year-old girl Friday evening in northwest Grand Prairie. According to police, it happened at about 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Budget Suites of America at 2770 N. Highway 360, near Riverside Parkway.

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