It was Independence Day 2011 when the boy and his father went to the abandoned shell of a house in rural Ellis County. They hoped they might find the treasure that was rumored to be buried there, but came up empty handed.
What they found instead was a refrigerator, which pretty clearly had not been ... More >>
Elizabeth Escalona, the 23-year-old mother of five accused of torturing her two-year-old daughter Jocelyn Cedillo, has been sentenced to 99 years in prison, several news outlets are reporting.
According to Scott Goldstein at the Dallas Morning News , one of several reporters who's been live-tweeti ... More >>
Click to embiggen to see where cars have been broken into in DPD Beat 142 during the last monthWhilst I await some call-backs, some loose ends, odds and sods and other desiderata with which to end the work day:The Dallas Police Department sends word: Car break-ins are up -- way up -- in Beat 142, ... More >>
Judge Mike SnipesA Vietnam veteran accused of forcing a 6-year-old girl into his car to ride on his lap became the first to sign on for Dallas County's new veterans court program on Tuesday, with a chance to avoid having a conviction on his record if he completes a six-month treatment program.
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