Rockwall County Newswire

Rockwall County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rockwall County, TX.

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  1. John Wiley Price on DA Susan Hawk's absence: 'This is not 'Where's Waldo?''Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Dallas Morning News

    Editor's note: This item was last updated at 2:48 p.m. to include an interview with Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper. Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk remained off work Tuesday, as questions about her more than three week absence continued to riddle the courthouse and county leaders stepped forward to offer reassurance that her office is running smoothly while she's gone.

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  2. Pop-up storms with strong winds east of Dallas trigger severe thunderstorm warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Dallas Morning News

    Update at 4:20 p.m.: The severe thunderstorm warning for Dallas County has been extended until 5 p.m., and Collin County's been added to the mix thanks to pop-up storms north of the High Five. Rockwall County also has a severe thunderstorm warning till 5. Original post at 3:31 p.m.: Well, this came out of nowhere: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Dallas.

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  3. Drug mule's road trip ends early over missing license plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Dallas Morning News

    Federal officers in El Paso found these packages of cocaine hidden in the battery compartment of a pick-up truck in January. That's what alerted a Rockwall County sheriff's deputy to his 1995 Subaru station wagon on July 29, according to a federal criminal complaint.

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  4. Authorities ask for help locating man suspected of shooting, wounding one at Rockwall partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | Dallas Morning News

    The Rockwall County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 21-year-old man suspected of shooting another party-goer at a house Saturday night. Both the victim and the suspect were at a party at a house in the 200 block of Pioneer Court in the unincorporated area of the county, the sheriff's office said.

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  5. Collin, Rockwall, Dallas counties rank highly for economic growth, investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Business Journal

    ... in their local economies to spotlight places poised to grow. Collin County ranked fifth in the state, Rockwall County ranked sixth and Dallas County ranked eighth in Texas. Two Houston area counties - Fort Bend and Harris - ranked first and second, ...

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  6. Fallen Texarkana, TX officer's legacy lives on in memorial scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2013 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... while responding to a disturbance call at a Texarkana park. After almost five hours of deliberation, a Rockwall County jury sentenced Justin Sanders to 30 years in prison for the death of a Texarkana, TX police officer. After almost five hours of ...

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  7. TDCJ Correctional Officer Beaten With "Pry Tool"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    ... Office of Inspector General. Tracy, who came to TDCJ to serve a life sentence for aggravated assault out of Rockwall County, has also been convicted for attacking two different correctional officers. In 2005, he stabbed a correctional officer in the ...

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  8. Corrections Officer Killed in Northeast Texas PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | KCEN

    ... seven convictions dating back to 1995 and is serving a life sentence for robbery and aggravated assault from Rockwall County, a suburban county east of Dallas. He has other convictions from Tarrant and Potter counties, including possession of a ...

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  9. Texas prison guard Timothy Davison killed by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | UPI

    ... ded 45 years to his life sentence. Tracy had previously been convicted of aggravated assault and burglary in Rockwall County, Texas.

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  10. Rookie Prison Guard Killed Escorting Violent InmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... employee, which added a 45-year sentence to his 1998 life sentence for aggravated assault and burglary in Rockwall County . Few details about Tracy's 2005 attack were released late Wednesday. The incident occurred in Potter County, but TDCJ did not ...

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  11. Texas inmate attacks, kills corrections officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Fox News

    ... seven convictions dating back to 1995 and is serving a life sentence for robbery and aggravated assault from Rockwall County, a suburban county east of Dallas. He has other convictions from Tarrant and Potter counties, including possession of a ...

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  12. Texas mourns murder of corrections officer by prison inmate using iron barRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... 45-year sentence was added to his original 1998 life sentence for aggravated assault and robbery in Rockwall County. "Our hearts are deeply saddened by this tragic loss of life," said Brad Livingston, Texas prison systems executive director. "I ...

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  13. Corrections officer dies after being beaten by inmate at northeast Texas prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | The London Free Press

    ... seven convictions dating back to 1995 and is serving a life sentence for robbery and aggravated assault from Rockwall County, a suburban county east of Dallas. He has other convictions from Tarrant and Potter counties, including possession of a ...

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  14. TDCJ Inmate Billy Joel Tracy, suspect in beating death of Correctional Officer Timothy Davison.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Texas Tribune

    ... employee, which added a 45-year sentence to his 1998 life sentence for aggravated assault and burglary in Rockwall County . Few details about Tracy's 2005 attack were released late Wednesday. The incident occurred in Potter County, but TDCJ did not ...

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  15. Convicted Potter County felon accused in attack killing correctional officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... Joel Tracy. He is currently serving a life sentence for aggravated assault and burglary of habitation from Rockwall County. Tracy was also convicted in Potter County of assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with serious bodily injury on a ...

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  16. Texas Prison Guard Dies In Inmate AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | KWTX

    ... ed the inmate involved as Billy Joel Tracy, 37, who's serving a life sentence for robbery and assault out of Rockwall County.

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  17. Frisco Mayor Pro Tem John Keating to vie with Rockwall businessman for state House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... last month that he would not be seeking another term . Turner was first elected to the seat in 2012. Rockwall County businessman Justin Holland announced last week that he would also be seeking the Republican nomination for the District 33 seat. ...

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  18. Roger Boswell '73 Honored by American Board of Emergency MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    Roger W. Boswell, M.D., a 1973 graduate of DePauw University, "has received the Longevity Award from the American Board of Emergency Medicine, marking 30 years of continuous board certification in this specialty," reports the Herald Banner of Rockwall County, Texas. "Additionally, he has certified/recertified in the speciality of internal medicine since 1983.

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  19. Flooding threat continues on Father's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Flooding threat continues on Father's Day Lakes in North Texas are spilling over their banks as more rain sweeps across the region Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1MX9tyN Lakes in North Texas are spilling over their banks as more rain sweeps across the region, bringing the potential for additional flooding on Father's Day. Flash Flood Warnings were in effect for Collin and Rockwall counties Sunday morning.As of 8 a.m., the National Weather Service said Rockwall had received 2.7 inches of rain; Royse City reported 2.46 inches in a one-hour period.

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  20. Father's Day storms threaten to flood Dallas, Collin, Rockwall countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    Heavy rains and thunderstorms on Sunday threaten to flood parts of Dallas, Collin and Rockwall counties, according to the National Weather Service. A flash flood warning remains in effect until 9:45 a.m. for Rockwall County and southeastern Collin County.

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