Grapevine Rotary hosts Senior Valentine’s Dinner and Dance

83285825_3215164678497622_8536449944083496960_oGrapevine Rotary Club’s Senior Valentine’s Dinner and Dance is coming up on Tuesday, Feb. 11th from 5:30-9:00 p.m.

It will be hosted this year at The REC of Grapevine in the beautifully decorated Stewart Hall. You must be a Grapevine resident age 65+ to attend.

Space is limited – RSVP today!

For more information, click HERE or call Grapevine Rotary at (817) 480-6434.

Grapevine Man Charged with Felony

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GRAPEVINE, Texas – Grapevine Police issued an arrest warrant for Indecency with a Child-Sexual Contact.

55-year-old Jeffrey Brooks faces a charge of Indecency with a Child-Sexual Contact, a second degree felony. He turned himself in for the warrant on January 28, 2020, and was released after posting a $25,000 bond.

Brooks is accused of making sexual contact with an 8-year-old girl in 2005 at Grapevine Faith Christian School.

The victim came forward in late 2019, after learning Brooks was employed as a teacher at South Euless Elementary.

No other allegations have been made against Brooks. Any parent who believes their child could be a victim should contact Grapevine Police at (817) 410-3236 or their local law enforcement agency immediately.

Arlington police given free access to mental health services

The Arlington Police Department wants its officers to stay healthy in body and mind. It’s offering them no-cost mental health services.

The Blue Chip Program provides confidential mental health counseling to all Arlington police officers.

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Sports figure Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

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Kobe Bryant, the sports icon who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and was often compared to Michael Jordan, died Sunday in a helicopter crash. He was 41. Bryant was traveling in his private helicopter when it crashed in the Los Angeles County suburb of Calabasas. Eight other people were killed, with no survivors. Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna (“Gigi”) was among the deceased.

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Grapevine Offender Jailed on New Charge

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GRAPEVINE, Texas  – A Grapevine man, who was previously arrested, is jailed on a new charge.

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, Grapevine Police arrested 24-year-old Chansellor Hill for Exploitation of a Child pursuant to a federal arrest warrant issued from the Northern District of Texas.  There are no new victims associated with this arrest.

Grapevine Police arrested Hill multiple times in 2019 for charges including Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 14 and Possession of Child Pornography.

Chansellor Hill will be held in the Grapevine jail until he is transferred by federal authorities.  Hill is currently held, awaiting federal arraignment.  He continues to face charges in Tarrant County for the previous arrests.

The Grapevine Police Department recognizes community concerns surrounding these cases, but is limiting information on this new arrest so as not to jeopardize the investigation.  We thank all of our community partners for their assistance and outstanding efforts to keep our neighborhoods safe and informed.

Candidates begin filing to run for local office in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake

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Jan. 15 marked the first day candidates could file to run for local office in the May 2 general election. Prospective candidates must file by 5 p.m. Feb. 14 to appear on the ballot.

Other important dates to remember include April 2, the last day for residents to register to vote, and April 20, the first day of early voting.

Several people have already filed for seats on Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake city councils as well as for seats on the Carroll ISD school board.

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Former Colleyville resident McKenna Grace returns to Grapevine to showcase her new movie on Amazon “Troop Zero”

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Long time Colleyville resident Fred Monks is the Great Grandfather of McKenna Grace, born in Grapevine 13 years ago and a previous resident of Colleyville before she was moved to the Los Angeles area to pursue her movie career.

McKenna made an appearance at Grapevine Tinsel Town for a private showing of her new movie Troop Zero. Local News Only (LNO) was invited to the premier and attended with approximately 300 friends and relatives of McKenna.

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Grapevine Murder Suspect Arrested

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Grapevine Police arrested 21-year-old Antonio Bigham for the murder of Omar Gonzales on New Year’s Day. He faces one charge of Murder.

A resident of Wildwood Creek Apartments discovered Gonzales’ body in a wooded area near his apartment at approximately 9:30 a.m. on January 1, 2020.  Gonzales had been stabbed in the chest.

Detectives used evidence from the scene and interviews with the victim’s and suspect’s acquaintances to identify Bigham as the suspect. The two men knew each other.

The Grapevine Police Department does not believe anyone else is in danger regarding this case. Antonio Bigham was transferred from the Grapevine Jail to the Tarrant County Jail on Thursday, January 9, where he was arraigned. Bigham’s bond is set at $50,000. 

North Texas officer delivers pizza after driver crashes

COLLEYVILLE, Texas – A police officer in North Texas is getting praise for helping a delivery driver who crashed on the way to delivering a pizza. The Colleyville Police Department released Cpl. Patrick Starrett’s body camera video. He and other officers were called to the scene of a minor crash on Riverwalk Drive in December.

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Processed cheese prank is no match for Carrollton CSI

imageCARROLLTON, Texas — Carrollton Police are looking for vandals who damaged a car, and hope to find them with prints lifted from the slices of cheese the culprits left behind. Solving a crime can hinge on even the smallest shred of evidence, and it’s Carrollton police officer Parker Powell’s job to find those clues.

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