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  • Just had another earthquake here in Dallas

    05/04/2015 7:05:35 AM PDT · by TLI · 24 replies
    Self ^ | May 4, 2015 | TLI
    Just had another earthquake here in Dallas. Short, about a 3.5. Weird. .
  • (vanity) Big Thunderstorm about to hit Dallas - no Tornado at the moment though

    04/24/2015 4:31:33 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 18 replies
    Weather Channel etc ^ | 4/24/2015 | (si th
    Hi. Just a quick note there is a (serious but no tornado) just now hitting Ft. Worth, heading for Dallas. It is however very fast-moving, so it won't last long. Just a heads-up.
  • Dallas Zoo Sports A New "Natural Born American Citizen"Giraffe

    04/15/2015 4:29:52 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 15, 2015 | Rob Milford
    The Dallas Zoo is all smiles following Friday’s birth of a baby giraffe. The infant giraffe is a female and, as of her first checkup, is 130 pounds and stands 5 feet, 10 inches tall. While the baby is yet to be named, she is already running circles through her mother, Katie’s legs.
  • Video: Dallas police open fire on schizophrenic man with screwdriver

    03/18/2015 6:26:04 PM PDT · by ToxicMich · 73 replies
    CNN ^ | March 18, 2015 | By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN
    Jason Harrison appears in the doorway, twiddling a screwdriver between his fingers. One of two Dallas police officers called to the scene tells Harrison to drop the tool, a command the officers repeat at least four times as Harrison's mom screams, "Jay! Jay! Jay!"
  • North Dallas home of leader of racist chant picketed

    03/13/2015 2:23:43 PM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 47 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | March 12, 2015
    DALLAS (AP) — A handful of protesters took to the street in front of the home of a former University of Oklahoma student and fraternity member who was shown in a video leading a racist chant aboard a bus.
  • DeMarco Murray to meet with Eagles

    03/12/2015 10:17:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    ESPN ^ | March 12, 2015 | Staff
    Free-agent running back DeMarco Murray is flying to Philadelphia to meet with Eagles officials, with the expectation that he will join the team, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Thursday. In the ensuing hours Thursday, the Dallas Cowboys began calling around looking for other running backs, expecting that they will lose Murray, Schefter's sources said.
  • Family of racist Oklahoma frat boy flee their home after death threats as protesters rally [tr]

    03/12/2015 7:59:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 48 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 12, 2015 | Michael Zennie and Chris Spargo
    Dozens of angry protesters have descended on the wealthy Dallas neighborhood where racist Oklahoma frat boy Parker Rice lives - hoping to shame his parents for their son's participation in the horrific racist chant that shocked the nation. Rice, a former Sigma Alpha Epsilon brother at University of Oklahoma, and his parents Bob and Jan say they have been forced to flee their $650,000 home in the elite suburb of Preston Hollow - home to the likes of George W. Bush, Mark Cuban and Ross Perot. Neighbors looked on in dismay as about two dozen protesters marched up the street...
  • Murder of Iraqi Migrant in Dallas Has Muslims on Edge

    03/10/2015 10:14:28 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    The murder of an Iraqi migrant has Muslims in Texas looking for answers just weeks after three Muslim students were killed in North Carolina. Dallas police said that Ahmed Al-Jumaili, 36, was shot and killed outside his apartment last week as he watched his first snowfall. No motive has been determined, but a local Muslim group is working closely with police. On Monday, the group offered a $7,000 (£4,630) reward to solve the case. Alia Salem, executive director of the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said there was not enough evidence to say whether the shooting...
  • For second time this week, bomb squad removes ‘suspicious device’ from Northwest Dallas home

    03/07/2015 7:58:16 PM PST · by PAR35 · 25 replies
    Dallas News ^ | March 7, 2015 | Robert Wilonsky
    On Saturday morning Dallas police and fire investigators were dispatched to a Northwest Dallas address where a homeowner discovered an explosive device on the property. -snip- But neighbors say both incidents involved the discovery of a jar of gasoline with a flare dropped inside, each attached to a mercury fulminate detonator.
  • Iraqi immigrant watching his first snowfall shot and killed, Dallas police say

    03/06/2015 10:55:01 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | March 7, 2015 | Pat St. Claire
    (CNN)—An Iraqi man watching his first snowfall in his new American hometown was shot and killed by an unknown assailant, according to Dallas police. Authorities have stepped up patrols in the neighborhood where Ahmed Al-Jumaili lived -- and died -- in their effort to find whoever killed the 36-year-old early Thursday as he and his brother watched the snow while Al-Jumaili's wife took photos.
  • Texas Ebola nurse says hospital failed her and her colleagues

    03/01/2015 1:52:31 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 63 replies
    MSN World News ^ | March 1 2015 | REUTERS
    The first person infected with Ebola in the United States, nurse Nina Pham, said she was used for publicity purposes by her hospital, which also invaded her privacy and did not properly train her, the Dallas Morning News reported on Sunday. Pham, 26, told the newspaper that chaos hit the Dallas hospital when it admitted Thomas Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States after he contracted it in Liberia. Nurses were ill prepared and received little guidance on how to treat Ebola or protect themselves.
  • Islamic tribunal in Dallas draws criticism and clients

    02/24/2015 9:14:42 AM PST · by DFG · 37 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 02/23/2015 | DIANNE SOLÍS
    An Islamic tribunal, launched in Dallas last year to settle civil disputes among the growing Muslim population, is drawing quarrels over its use of Shariah law. Opponents fear it would open the door to extreme practices and corporal punishment linked to Shariah law in certain Muslim-majority countries. Still others argue it would replace the U.S. Constitution. But organizers say the panel of arbitrators issues nonbinding decisions on matters such as business disputes and religious divorces. They note its parallels with Jewish rabbinical courts and Catholic tribunals. The very word “Shariah” invokes backlash from those who don’t understand it and use...
  • Robert Jeffress on Obama and ISIS: He Needs to Get Off His High Horse and Acknowledge Radical Islam

    02/18/2015 3:30:43 PM PST · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 35 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 2/18/2015 | Sami K. Martin
    Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas. joined Father Gerald Murray of New York on Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" Tuesday night to encourage Americans of all faiths to contact the White House and demand that the Obama administration call out radical Islam and take action to defeat the Islamic State terrorist organization. "This is part of a disturbing pattern," Jeffress said when asked by Bill O'Reilly what he made of Obama's initial refusal to call the ISIS beheading victims Coptic Christians [until he publicly acknowledged that the 21 Egyptian men were Christians and not just "citizens"...
  • TX: Dallas Morning News Publishes Article on Open Carry

    02/16/2015 6:15:29 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 5 February, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    As second amendment supporters appear close restoring some of the freedom to open carry modern handguns, the Dallas Morning news has published an article, just before the crucial vote on the issue.  The paper has an editorial policy against open carry reform. This illustrates that the media has a great effect on the outcome of political decisions.  The article seems designed to lessen the force of one of the most important facts of the open carry movement: most states already have it, and do not have problems.  The article attempts to reduce the impact of that fact; but the...
  • AWESOME! High-speed chase ends when woman attacks carjacker who hit her van with her son inside

    02/12/2015 6:51:49 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 68 replies
    bizpacreview.com ^ | 02/12/15 | Joe Saunders
    A carjacker who led police on a high-speed chase on Dallas highways was attacked and wrestled to the ground by a woman furious that the man had hit her minivan with her 4-year-old son inside.
  • Is Sharia law in Texas such a bad thing?

    02/04/2015 5:10:11 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | February 3, 2015 | Rodger Jones
    I was so much hoping to get a Q&A lined up with Rep. Jeff Leach of Plano on the subject of Sharia Law in Texas. He’s got a bill that would prohibit family court rulings based on foreign legal codes if that violated our own constitutional protections. These kinds of bills and state constitutional amendments have popped in several states and have been adopted in a bunch. They’re widely accepted as trying to keep the Islamic legal code at bay. A story in the Houston Chronicle mentioned Leach’s bill in its coverage of the anti-Muslim furor at the Capitol last...
  • Texas Islamic Tribunal ‘Lawyers’ Appear to be Practicing without License

    02/04/2015 12:29:35 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 14 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 02/04/2015 | Bob Price
    Breitbart Texas has learned the four Islamic Tribunal “lawyers” in Dallas do not appear to be licensed to practice law in Texas. A search of the State Bar of Texas’ membership lookup revealed the four men are not listed as members of the Bar. Breitbart Texas confirmed this search in a conversation with the Bar’s membership department who claimed they had no membership listing for the four individuals. After the State Bar of Texas confirmed the four men were not known to be licensed to practice law in Texas, Breitbart Texas spoke with the Supreme Court of Texas’ Unlicensed Practice...
  • Thousands march against abortion in Dallas, Bishop rides motorcycle for Unborn babies

    01/20/2015 5:30:50 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    saynsumthn's blog ^ | January 18, 2015 | saynsumthn
    Thousands marched in Dallas today to protest the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision which legalized abortion on demand in America. Thousands of marchers lined up behind pro-life Bikers from Bikers for Life to head toward the Earle Cabell Federal Courthouse, where Roe was originally filed. About 40 bikes lined up in front of marchers. AWESOME PICTURES ON LINK.....GO LOOK!!!
  • Few stores are found to be following Dallas bag law

    01/17/2015 9:40:30 AM PST · by PAR35 · 73 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 16 January 2015 11:03 PM | TOM BENNING
    Widespread confusion persists among merchants over Dallas’ new carryout bag ordinance, even as the law appears to be successfully moving shoppers away from throwaway bags. *** Half Price Books, for example, was erroneously told that its new reusable bags, which cost 10 times as much as the old bags, didn’t have the right wording. Kroger was chided because signs in its parking lots weren’t in Spanish as well as English. *** Half Price Books, after studying the ordinance closely, decided to invest in more expensive reusable bags to provide to shoppers. So people there were surprised when one of their...
  • What Dallas’s historically low murder rate can teach us about policing

    01/13/2015 2:23:03 AM PST · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 12, 2015 | Radley Balko
    Here at The Watch, we’ve praised Dallas Police Chief David Brown and his staff for the department’s community-oriented approach to policing, openness and transparency about excessive force, its rejection of law enforcement as a revenue generator, and its First Amendment-friendly approach to protest. Now, there’s some evidence of a payoff. Dallas’ 2014 murder rate was its lowest since 1930 — the year Bonnie and Clyde met at a West Dallas house party. And the Dallas Police Department’s preliminary count of 116 murders last year — there is one unexplained death awaiting a ruling — would be the lowest yearly murder...
  • Right Here in Texas: Islamic Conference (Jihadis Move Against Islamophobes)

    01/12/2015 7:19:53 AM PST · by magna carta · 19 replies
    AllenBWest.com ^ | January 9,2015 | Allen West
    Well, it seems the same Islamist presence is looking for a “base” (which is by the way, what “al-Qaida” means) for operations here in the Dallas metroplex area, and in fact has a big conference planned with some “heavy hitters” scheduled to speak. As reported by Western Journalism, “An Islamic conference scheduled for next Saturday in Texas features two speakers who have advocated for Sharia law, and one of them was an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center (WTC) bombing. “
  • 'New York Bozo!' Aaron Rodgers welcomes Chris Christie to Lambeau

    01/11/2015 5:15:22 PM PST · by topher · 29 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 11-Jan-2015 | By Eric Edholm
    On second-and-2 on the Green Bay Packers' opening drive on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, quarterback Aaron Rodgers called out an audible that — best guess — had a funny little double meaning. "New York Bozo! New York Bozo!" Rodgers shouted as he scanned over the defense. Hmm, let's see ... who is the most talked-about guest of a certain Cowboys owner? Yes, we imagine this was the Packers' response to New Jersey governor Chris Christie and his infamous red sweater being pals with Jerry Jones and a guest at the divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field, as well as...
  • State Farm will host a Jan. 15 job fair in Richardson (Dallas/Ft Worth area)

    01/10/2015 3:05:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    The Dallas Morning News BizBeat ^ | January 9, 2015 | Sheryl Jean
    State Farm is still hiring even as it prepares to move its first set of employees into its new Richardson campus later this month. The nation’s largest auto and home insurer will hold a job fair on Jan. 15 in Richardson for several hundred full-time and part-time positions in claims, sales, customer service and information technology departments this year. The job fair will take place in three blocks of time: from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It will be held at the North Dallas Hyatt Regency Hotel,...
  • Former Mavs star, cautionary tale Roy Tarpley dies at 50

    01/10/2015 7:20:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Yahoo ^ | January 9, 2015 | Eric Freeman
    One of the most gifted and ultimately tragic talents in NBA history has died. Former Dallas Mavericks big man Roy Tarpley, a terrific scorer and rebounder whose career was derailed by drug and alcohol abuse, died in a Dallas hospital Friday at 50 years old.
  • Police: Man beats Dallas officer who asked him to leave wireless store

    01/07/2015 7:43:17 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 77 replies
    Update, Jan. 6: Davidson’s charge has been increased to aggravated assault on a public servant. That also means his bail amount for that offense has shot up to $125,000. In response to an inquiry, AT&T spokeswoman Gabriela Andersson suggested in an emailed statement that cash was not the primary issue. The incident happened at an AT&T store. “We accept cash from our customers,” she said. “However, we don’t discuss personal account details.” She said any other questions would have to be handled by Dallas police. Original post, Jan 5: Police say a 26-year-old Florida man beat an officer who tried...
  • 9 Earthquakes Rock North Texas In Less Than A Day

    01/07/2015 5:10:48 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    CBS DFW ^ | January 7, 2015 | CBS DFW/AP
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Nine earthquakes, three of them greater than a 3.0 in magnitude, rocked the DFW area on Tuesday afternoon and into early Wednesday, knocking items off of walls, causing cracks to appear in ceilings and generally rattling nerves across the region. “Shook my whole house!” said CBS 11 News viewer Aprille Maganda from her home in the Las Colinas area of Irving.
  • Earthquake, north Dallas?

    01/06/2015 4:54:47 PM PST · by TLI · 75 replies
    TLI ^ | Jan 6, 2015 | TLI
    Just had a fair shake here at Central and Forest lane. Anyone else?
  • The Revolutionary Gun Clubs Patrolling the Black Neighborhoods of Dallas

    01/05/2015 10:43:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 96 replies
    Vice Magazine ^ | January 5, 2015 | Aaron Lake Smith
    On a warm fall day in South Dallas, ten revolutionaries dressed in kaffiyehs and ski masks jog the perimeter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park bellowing "No more pigs in our community!" Military discipline is in full effect as the joggers respond to two former Army Rangers in desert-camo brimmed hats with cries of "Sir, yes, sir!" The Huey P. Newton Gun Club is holding its regular Saturday fitness-training and self-defense class. Men in Che fatigues run with weight bags and roll around on the grass, knife-fighting one another with dull machetes. "I used to salute the [expletive] flag!"...
  • Dallas owner Jerry Jones paid for Chris Christie's trip to root for Cowboys, including private jet

    01/05/2015 5:30:22 PM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    NJ.com ^ | January 5, 2014 | Matt Arco
    Gov. Chris Christie’s trips to NFL games to root for the Dallas Cowboys were paid for by the team’s owner, Jerry Jones, according to the governor’s office. Images of Christie celebrating with Jones Sunday evening following the Cowboys’ latest win created a stir among sports fans on social media. Christie has now attended three games at the invitation of Jones, who invited the governor and picked up the tab, said Christie spokesman Kevin Roberts. “Governor Christie attended the game last night as a guest of Jerry Jones, who provided both the ticket and transportation at no expense to New Jersey...
  • Chris Christie in hot water with New York football fans after celebrating NFL playoff victory for

    01/05/2015 6:39:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 65 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 5, 2014 | Thomas Burrows
    New Jersey governor Chris Christie has landed himself in hot water after he was caught enthusiastically celebrating a victory for the Dallas Cowboys. Christie was filmed hugging Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones and his son Stephen in a garish orange sweater after Dallas defeated Detroit Lions in a match yesterday. A native of New Jersey, Christie follows the Cowboys despite his team having a long-standing rivalry with the New York Giants in his own state as they play in the same NFL conference every year. He also cheers for the Cowboys ahead of his state's other NFL team, the New York...
  • TX: Celebratory Gunfire in Dallas

    01/03/2015 4:44:02 AM PST · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 January, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Last night, new year's eve, I waited for midnight, listening intently.  I was in North Dallas, and I had heard that celebratory gunfire was sometimes practiced in the area.  About 10 pm, I heard 4-8 gunshots, (or good facsimiles there of).  They were distant, so I could not be certain.   From 12:01 am to 12:20 am, I heard about 50.  Most were clearly gunshots.  They fit the pattern of gunshots.   There is a certain cadence that is different from firecrackers or random loud noises.   In addition, the timing, just after midnight seems much more than coincidental.  It is a...
  • Ndamukong Suh wins appeal, will play vs. Cowboys

    12/30/2014 2:38:40 PM PST · by Perdogg · 62 replies
    NBC sports ^ | December 30, 2014, 5:22 PM EST
    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is not suspended from Sunday’s playoff game after all. Suh has won the appeal of his one-game suspension and will play on Sunday at Dallas. Instead of getting suspended, Suh will be fined $70,000. That’s actually a more harsh financial penalty than a suspension would have been, as players on wild card teams are paid $22,000 for their first playoff game.
  • Dallas Pastor Urges Black Megachurches to Fight Sprawling Planned Parenthood....

    12/30/2014 6:50:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    CHRISTIAN POST ^ | December 23, 2014 | Leonardo Blair
    FULL TITLE: Dallas Pastor Urges Black Megachurches to Fight Sprawling Planned Parenthood Complex With 8 Foot Concrete Wall Stephen Broden, pro-life activist and pastor of the Fair Park Bible Fellowship Church in Dallas, Texas, is urging black megachurches to join him in protesting a sprawling 17,000 square-foot Planned Parenthood abortion center with an 8-foot concrete wall he believes was intentionally placed in their predominantly black neighborhood. "Planned Parenthood has built a wall to shield their clients from the presence of God's prayer warriors who pray to end abortion at one of Texas' largest abortion facilities. This death trap is located...
  • Jeffress Says Satan Rules Catholicism

    10/12/2011 12:03:22 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 320 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic League ^ | 10/12/2011 | n/a
    Last Friday, Rev. Robert Jeffress, the Dallas pastor who introduced Gov. Rick Perry at the Values Voter Summit, spoke derisively about the Mormon faith of Mitt Romney, making the case that “Mormonism is a cult.” Two days later, he chided Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism as “false religions.” Last year, Rev. Jeffress said the Roman Catholic Church was the outgrowth of a “corruption” called the “Babylonian mystery.” He continued, “Much of what you see in the Catholic Church today doesn’t come from God’s word. It comes from that cult-like pagan religion. Isn’t that the genius of Satan?” Catholic League president Bill...
  • 3 BLACK THUGS: Busted For Killing Dallas Mom As She Waited For Her Son

    12/24/2014 9:15:07 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 88 replies
    CLASH DAILY ^ | Dec 24,2014 | CLASH DAILY
    DALLAS -Three men are now behind bars for the death of a Dallas woman killed while waiting to pick up her son. Irma Martinez was shot Monday night while sitting in her parked car in the 1700 block of Greendale Drive in Pleasant Grove. Police said two men approached her, robbed her and killed her.
  • Faithful Crossing Guard Who Had His Car Repossessed While Caring for His Sick Wife Got...(shortened)

    12/19/2014 11:10:24 AM PST · by Utilizer · 8 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Dec. 16, 2014 10:49am | Erica Ritz
    A group of dads in the Dallas area say they wouldn’t trade Nathaniel Kendrick, better known as “Mr. Kent,” for the world. The kindhearted crossing guard who watched over their kids at school for more than a decade, Kendrick recently retired from the Lakewood Elementary School, according to WFAA-TV. But his family has fallen on hard times as his wife’s health suffers. Amid their rising expenses, his car was repossessed. “My mother told me long before she passed, ‘Take care of your wife.’ So I try my best,” Kendrick said.
  • Planned Parenthood builds concrete wall to block pro-lifers

    12/08/2014 9:51:00 AM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    life dynamics ^ | December 5, 2014 | life dynamics
    A Planned Parenthood in Dallas has erected a large concrete wall to block out pro-life protesters who speak out against them on a weekly basis. This huge abortion mega center located at 7989 West Virginia Drive has been strategically placed in the minority community. PICTURES ON LINK Dallas area pastor, Stephen Broden and several African American, Hispanic and white protesters regularly stand outside this Planned Parenthood abortion clinic where a large percentage of their abortion patients are Black. Pastor Broden has confirmed to Life Dynamics that the wall is indeed going up. He said Planned Parenthood can try to shut...
  • Shocking Public Suicide In West Dallas

    12/04/2014 9:11:23 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 53 replies
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Police are investigating after a body was found in the street Wednesday afternoon at Singleton Boulevard and Vilbig Road. Witnesses tell CBSDFW they saw a man scribble something in Spanish on his van. He then tied one end of a rope around his neck and the other end around a fire hydrant. The man then drove off, decapitating himself. The van came to a stop without hurting anyone. It’s not clear exactly what the man wrote on the van.
  • Dallas driver crashes $1M car bought the day before

    11/26/2014 6:31:43 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 70 replies
    KHOU.com ^ | 11/26/2014 | Marcus Moore
    DALLAS -- Two people were injured in a single car crash on McKinnon Street Wednesday morning. A Texas Department of Public safety spokesperson said troopers were called to the scene around 7:41 a.m. Investigators say the 27-year-old driver lost control and hit a guardrail after driving over a wet spot in the road. According to the DFW Scanner Facebook page, the exact location of the crash is unknown. The 2015 McLaren P1 was heavily damaged in the crash. The driver and his 24-year-old passenger were taken to Parkland Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. According to a spokesperson from Park Place...
  • Some detained by police as protest escalates on Interstate 35 near downtown Dallas

    11/25/2014 9:33:32 PM PST · by re_nortex · 35 replies
    The Dallas [Commie] Morning Snooze ^ | UPDATE 11 P.M. (11-25-2014) | Staff Reports
    Protesters are winding through downtown Dallas streets after briefly blocking Interstate 35. Police cars continue to accompany the group, which appears to be working its way back to Dallas Police headquarters where the march started earlier after peaceful and prayerful rallies. Fewer than 50 people remain from a group that was once more than 200-people strong.
  • (Vanity) 3.3 Earthquake in Dallas

    11/22/2014 7:33:35 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 57 replies
    11/21/2014 | Dallas59
    3.3 Centered in Irving Texas...Felt it in the 75230 zip area...rolled from side of the house to the other.
  • Suspect arrested in Texas shooting death of 15-year-old cancer victim Ryan Lara

    11/19/2014 2:59:19 PM PST · by seacapn · 13 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:54 PM | Deborah Hastings
    A 19-year-old has been arrested and charged with murder for the shooting death of a Texas boy stricken with cancer who was gunned down while standing in front of his house. Ryan Lara, 15, had recently started treatment for lymphoma when he was killed Nov. 8 in a botched robbery that occurred as he was moving a car from the street to the family's driveway in Duncanville.
  • Texas teacher (finally, officially) fired over racial tweets on Michael Brown shooting

    11/16/2014 5:59:53 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 14, 2014
    A Dallas-area school board fired a teacher Friday who posted racially charged tweets about the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Duncanville Independent School District trustees unanimously voted to terminate Vinita Hegwood's contract. Hegwood, who is black, has apologized for comments made Nov. 7 on her Twitter account that were laced with expletives and derogatory references to whites and blacks. Administrators have called the remarks "reprehensible." [Snip] The school board rejected a resignation and instead fired her with cause. That doesn't affect a teacher's pension, but it makes him or her ineligible...
  • Ferguson Tweet Cost Texas Teacher Her Job; #VinitaHegwood Trends on Twitter

    11/15/2014 1:18:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    China Topix ^ | November 14, 2014 | Vittorio Hernandez
    It's official. A racially offensive tweet cost Dallas English high school teacher Vinita Hegwood her job. The trustees of the Duncanville Independent School District, in a special meeting on Friday morning, confirmed her discharge over a comment she made on her personal Twitter account about the Ferguson shooting that resulted in the death of Michael Brown. The trustees stressed that it gave Hegwood, a teacher for 20 years, an opportunity to explain her side, but they nevertheless decided to fire her. Hegwood actually resigned from Duncanville High School, although she was suspended without pay first following her tweet. Hegwood told...
  • New Details About Ebola In Dallas Revealed In CDC Report

    11/15/2014 7:48:26 AM PST · by wtd · 12 replies
    HuffPo ^ | 11/14/2014 3:47PM EST on LiveScience | Rachael Rettner
    More details of exactly what happened in Dallas when three people there -- a Liberian man and two nurses -- were infected with Ebola are revealed today (Nov. 14) in a new report. One of the new details is that 12 people who had contact with one or more of the Ebola patients were tested for the virus during their 21-day monitoring periods, because these 12 individuals developed a fever or other symptoms that can occur with the disease, according to the report, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, none these people actually had Ebola.
  • Deion Sanders on Michael Sam: Gay ‘Could Be’ a Choice – ‘The God I Know Don’t Make Mistakes’

    11/08/2014 7:38:12 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 33 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/07/2014 | Michael W. Chapman
    When questioned about openly homosexual football player Michael Sam, Pro Football Hall of Famer and CBS Sports analyst Deion Sanders said that gay “could be” a choice and added that, “The God I know don’t make mistakes.” In a Nov. 7 interview preview on ORA.tv, an online program, host Larry King asked Sanders what he thought about Michael Sam, who was drafted by the St. Louis Rams and later released, and then picked for the Dallas Cowboys practice squad and not long thereafter also released. Sanders, who is also a commentator for the NFL Network, said, “You know what, I...
  • 'I can infect whomever I please': HIV-positive woman steals frozen food from Texas Walmart...

    11/01/2014 8:27:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | November 1, 2014 | Meg Wagner
    Dallas police arrested Diamond Lawrence Thursday after she allegedly stole $11 worth of frozen food from a Walmart and then attacked the employee who stopped her. She scratched him in an attempt to draw blood and infect him with HIV, police said. Then told him, 'You're welcome.'A woman tried to swipe a stack of frozen dinners from a Texas Walmart by threatening a store clerk with HIV, police said. Dallas police arrested 25-year-old Diamond Lawrence Thursday after she allegedly attacked an employee in a bid to give him the virus and make off with $11 worth of stolen food. Lawrence...
  • ['RAT] Dallas mayor: 'I was scared, mad' about Ebola

    10/31/2014 8:54:28 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 43 replies
    WFAA ^ | 7:30 p.m. CDT October 31, 2014 | David Schechter
    <p>I was mad at the State. I was mad at the county. I was mad at the city. I was mad at myself. I was mad at each team member. I was mad at Presbyterian.</p> <p>The idiot 'RAT mayor, among those who have accelerated the descent of Dallas to a third world cesspool is right. He's scared and he is MAD, as in insane. What an idiot but so typical of leftists.</p>
  • Elderly shopper kills man who tried to rob his wife (Dallas TX)

    10/29/2014 12:27:13 PM PDT · by praytell · 74 replies
    My Fox DFW ^ | Oct 29, 2014 | myfoxdfw.com
    <p>DALLAS - A man shot and killed the person who tried to rob his wife outside a popular Dallas grocery store.</p> <p>It happened Tuesday night at the Aldi store on Forest Lane and Webb Chapel Road.</p> <p>According to police reports, the elderly couple was walking to their car when a man approached them.</p>
  • Amber Vinson, Dallas nurse, leaving hospital after Ebola cure

    10/28/2014 10:24:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/28/2014 | Joel Achenbach
    The second Dallas nurse infected with Ebola has been cured and plans to appear on Tuesday at a triumphant press conference at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The recovery of Amber Joy Vinson, who became infected with the virus while caring for Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan in a Dallas hospital, leaves only one person in America known to have an active case of Ebola. That is Craig Spencer, the doctor who became feverish on Thursday in New York and was immediately transported to Bellevue Hospital. He remains isolated in what health officials have described as serious but stable condition....