Category Archives: Dallas News

Parking space squabble on Dallas’ McKinney Avenue ends in shooting

By Teresa Gubbins

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2600 block of McKinney Avenue. (Google)

A fight over payment for a parking space ended up in a shooting on a main thoroughfare in Uptown Dallas.

According to the Dallas Police Department, the incident took place on April 22 at around 12:34 a.m., when officers responded to a call about a shooting in the 2600 block of McKinney Avenue.

Police interviewed the victim, who stated he was involved in a physical altercation with the suspect, identified in a release as 28-year-old Nnaemeka Onyedebely, regarding payment of a parking space.

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Police file charge against Dallas woman beaten by Deep Ellum bartender

By Teresa Gubbins

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A woman who was the victim of an assault in Deep Ellum now has charges filed against her for causing damage to her attacker’s pickup truck.

L’Daijohnique Lee, 24, has been charged with felony criminal mischief, according to a Dallas Police Department press conference on April 2.

Lee was beaten on March 21 by Austin Shuffield, a bartender at a Deep Ellum club, after a confrontation in a parking lot which was captured on video by a witness.

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Declaration of Independence to go on display during ‘Hamilton’ run in Dallas

By Alex Bentley

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The documents will be on display, free of charge, during regular box office hours and during each performance. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

A copy of the Declaration of Independence and other historical American documents will go on display during the run of Hamilton in Dallas, April 2 to May 5.

Dallas Summer Musicals, in partnership with the Dallas Public Library and Seth Kaller Inc., will present a collection of Revolutionary War and Founding Era documents in the lobby of the Music Hall at Fair Park during the show’s run.

The centerpiece of the display will be the Dallas Public Library’s rare, July 4, 1776 broadside of the Declaration of Independence.

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Dallas Public Library hosts prom dress giveaway for students in need

By Teresa Gubbins

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Photo courtesy of NBC 5

What to wear to the prom looms as one of the key decisions of one’s high school career — made even more difficult when you can’t afford the duds.

But Dallas high school students in need get a break thanks to the Fairy Tale Closet, a charitable initiative taking place at the Dallas Central Library on March 9-10.

Hundreds of gowns in various sizes and styles will be available as well as shoes, accessories, and a few suits and jackets for those who eschew the traditional gown.

This year’s giveaway also includes an LGBTQ+ centric event.

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Dallas council member Kevin Felder involved in incident with cameraman after warrant issued for arrest

By Corbett Smith and Robert Wilonsky

This story is developing.

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Dallas police have issued an arrest warrant for City Council member Kevin Felder, nearly two weeks after the council member was allegedly involved in a car accident with a scooter prior to a City Council meeting.

The news of the warrant broke Monday afternoon, not long after Felder took part in a Public Safety & Criminal Justice Committee meeting. Felder’s troubles continued afterward when he was in what appeared to be a physical altercation with a TV news cameraman as the first-term council member left City Hall.

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DPD busts alleged sex-trafficking operation at NW Dallas massage parlor; 4 arrested

Author: Rebecca Lopez, Marie Saavedra

c9a15660-e260-4255-b741-de7234558f58_750x422DALLAS — At least 16 women were found at a northwest Dallas massage parlor Wednesday during a sex-trafficking raid, WFAA has learned, and four people have been arrested on charges of aggravated promotion of prostitution.

Pornthipa Khan, 54; Steven Eix, 53; Josip Maric, 42; and Yenrudee Anuson, 44, have been taken into custody in the case.

Eix was arrested in Lewisville, while Maric and Anuson were arrested in Commerce, northeast of Dallas. Khan was arrested in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The four suspects were “directly responsible for the illicit massage businesses” involved in the sting, according to a police news release. 

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Officers’ quick actions save State Fair worker’s life

By: FOX4News.com Staff

 – Dallas police officers were honored for saving a life while on duty at the State Fair Classic game at the Cotton Bowl on September 29.

A security worker collapsed and went into cardiac arrest while working at the game. Five Dallas police officers jumped into action to move him quickly through the massive crowds and do CPR. They are credited with saving his life.

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By Lauren McGaughy, Texas Government Reporter

WACO — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is backing an effort to keep defendants with violent pasts behind bars.

On Tuesday, Abbott appeared in Waco to ask state lawmakers to pass a new law that, among other things, would require judges to set bail based partly on whether the accused person is a threat to law enforcement. 

Abbott’s announcement comes as Dallas County fights a lawsuit that claims the county’s bail system violates the rights of people who are kept in jail because they can’t pay their bonds.

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Original bond restored for the suspect in a wreck that killed a Dallas police officer

The suspect involved in a wreck that killed a Dallas police officer had his original $76,000 bond restored on Tuesday morning after state prosecutors had filed a motion asking a Dallas County judge to increase the bond to $100,000.

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Breedlove (Photo courtesy of Dallas County Sheriff’s Office)

On Monday, Adrian Breedlove, 25, of Dallas was rearrested after a judge granted tentative approval to the state’s motion claiming that the original bond in the case was insufficient, according to a FOX4 report.

That was less than two days after he made bail on the $76,000 bond, according to the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office.

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Dallas police officer killed by suspected drunken driver

DALLAS, Texas — The driver of an SUV that struck and killed a Dallas police officer on a motorcycle has been arrested.

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Senior Cpl Jamie Givens (Photo: FOX 4)

Authorities say 32-year Dallas Police Department veteran Senior Cpl. Earl Jamie Givens was killed by a suspected drunk driver Saturday while accompanying the funeral escort of another Dallas officer.

Givens was stopped on his motorcycle when he was struck by the SUV at high speed.

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