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  1. First-year teacher's violent crash sets back her start in the classroom

    First-year teacher's violent crash sets back her start in the classroom

    Last week, Loressa Pecoraro was driving from school on Highway 380 in Denton County when a car moving in the opposite direction crossed the median and hit her head-on. Looking at her car after the crash, it's amazing she walked away alive.

  2. Developing Story

    Chikungunya virus confirmed in Tarrant County

    Public health officials in Tarrant County have confirmed the North Texas county's first case of chikungunya virus disease.

  3. Hit-and-run trial

    Former teacher found guilty of manslaughter in boy's hit-and-run death

    A former Grand Prairie teacher has been found guilty of manslaughter and using her vehicle as a weapon in the January 2013 hit-and-run death of six-year-old John Raidy.

  4. McKinney boy among two deaths related to bean bag chairs recall

    McKinney boy among two deaths related to bean bag chairs recall

    A 13-year-old boy from McKinney and a 3-year-old girl from Lexington, Kentucky, were found dead inside the chairs after they suffocated from a lack of air and inhaled the chair's foam beads.

  5. After tragic death, Parkland's trauma unit takes on ALS ice bucket challenge

    After tragic death, Parkland's trauma unit takes on ALS ice bucket challenge

    Parkland Memorial Hospital's ER trauma team joined in on the ALS Ice Bucket challenge that has taken social media by storm.

  6. Southwest jet makes emergency landing at Dallas Love Field

    Southwest jet makes emergency landing at Dallas Love Field

    A Southwest Airlines jet circled over Dallas Love Field and eventually landed safely after an emergency forced the plane to circle the airport late Friday morning.

  7. Former teacher sentenced to 10 years in prison for boy's hit-and-run death

    Former teacher sentenced to 10 years in prison for boy's hit-and-run death

    A former Grand Prairie teacher was sentenced to eight years for manslaughter and 10 years for failure to render aid in the death of 6-year-old John Paul Raidy.

  8. Off-duty Dallas officer shoots suspect outside school

    Off-duty Dallas officer shoots suspect outside school

    Just before 7 p.m. the shooting occurred outside Harry Stone Montessori in the 4700 block of Veterans Drive in Dallas. One person was shot and police say no officers were injured.

  9. Toyota employees start touring Texas ahead of move

    Toyota employees start touring Texas ahead of move

    Toyota is 18-to-24 months away from relocating its headquarters to Plano. Over the next 27 weekends or so, the car company will be flying groups of employees to North Texas, giving them a chance to tour their new hometown.

  10. State cites fracking operation for taking water from area lake

    State cites fracking operation for taking water from area lake

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says XTO, owned by ExxonMobil, was not entitled to the nearly 1.4 million gallons of water, and residents of Dalworthington Gardens say their lake has never been the same.

  11. Murder for hire

    Husband sentenced to life for attempted murder-for-hire plot

    A Carrollton man was sentenced to life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill his now ex-wife.

  12. Denton ISD ready to begin new grading system for secondary students

    Denton ISD ready to begin new grading system for secondary students

    Late or missing work will no longer immediately earn zeros or incompletes, as long as the work is eventually completed -- and it’s expected to be. Students can also retake tests, with only the highest grade recorded.

  13. Disabled Fort Worth man faces eviction for 'therapy' cats

    Disabled Fort Worth man faces eviction for 'therapy' cats

    "I like it here, I feel safe here, but I'm not getting rid of my cats," Gary Coleman said. "I don't have a mom or dad [...] any of that. These cats are my family."

  14. Officials: New lawsuit, new location won't deter Prime Prep Academy

    Officials: New lawsuit, new location won't deter Prime Prep Academy

    It may be running out of money and headed for closure, but that's not stopping Deion Sanders' Prime Prep Academy from opening its doors for the start of school on Monday.

  15. Open carry South Dallas

    Open carry advocates march in South Dallas

    "Open Carry Texas all the time gets a pass," said organizer Charles Goodson. "We hope that the same applies to us, and there is no contradiction from the Dallas power structure."

  16. Terence Groessel

    Man killed in officer-involved shooting identified

    Dallas police say a man was shot and killed in a parking lot behind the Grand Hotel on LBJ Freeway late Wednesday night.

  17. Dallas Cowboys break ground on new world headquarters

    Dallas Cowboys break ground on new world headquarters

    The Cowboys officially broke ground on their new world headquarters in Frisco on Friday.

  18. James Foley

    Executed journalist case lays bare debate over paying ransom

    By paying ransoms, governments in the Mideast and Europe have become some of the biggest financiers of terror groups. By refusing to do likewise, the US and Great Britain are in the thankless position of putting their own citizens at a disadvantage.

  19. Ways to Save: The top coffee deal in the country

    Ways to Save: The top coffee deal in the country

    In my continued quest to flag huge deals and save you time, we put some serious pep in your step today.

  20. SpacEx Rocket Explodes Over McGregor Facilities

    There were reports of a rocket exploding over the SpaceX facilities in McGregor early Friday afternoon.