Friday Evening News BriefHere’s what made news on Friday, January 31.
Military Son Brings Mother To Tears At Officer’s Emotional Swearing In Ceremony
An Irving police officer was brought to happy tears when her military son showed up at her swearing-in ceremony.
More School Choices In Dallas Next School YearSteve Pickett takes a closer look at the Public School Choice Campaign.
Driver Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into House In DallasNo one was home at the time of the crash. The homeowner, Diana Gomez, was at work.
Court Filling Suggests Illegal Behavior By FBI Agents In Dwaine Caraway Corruption CaseCourt documents filed Friday say undercover FBI agents funneled more than $20,000 to Caraway so “…he could be used to shake down citizens to see who would acquiesce into paying bribes…”
Pregnant Woman, Unborn Child And Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Arlington CrashSurveillance video from a nearby restaurant captured the moment when he pulled into a turn lane and instead of continuing across the lanes of traffic, started driving south in the northbound lanes.
VIDEO: Dallas Police Search For GunmanPolice are looking for a suspect who shot a security guard multiple times at a convenience store in South Dallas earlier this week, authorities said.
Fort Worth’s New Emergency Alert System To Deliver More Precise WarningsFaster, more precise warnings are expected from a new emergency alert system in Fort Worth.
Teen Suspended For Dreadlocks Invited To OscarsMatthew A. Cherry, the creator of the Oscar-nominated short film “Hair Love,” along with former NBA player Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union, who are producers of the animated film, have invited Texas high school student DeAndre Arnold to the award ceremony.
Dallas ISD Insurer Provides FEMA Key Information About Tornado LossesDallas ISD says its insurance company will soon provide more specific numbers about how much it will reimburse the district for it’s three schools hit hard by October’s EF-3 tornado.
Despite False Media Report, People Freaked Out Corona Virus Has Spread To DallasAcross social media, concern was expressed that the coronavirus has spread to North Texas. At least one news outlet reporting a patient tested positive in Dallas County.
North Texas Zoos To Help Aid Rehabbing Marsupials In Australia Following WildfiresA pair of North Texas zoos are ready to aid in rehabbing marsupials overseas following the raging wildfires in Australia.
East Texas Town Relabels Itself As Chief’s Kingdom South As Native Patrick Mahomes Heads To Super BowlThe people in and around the east Texas town of Whitehouse have unofficially labeled the town as Chief’s Kingdom South as native Patrick Mahomes heads to the Super Bowl.
How North Texans Can Protect Themselves, Money During Tax Identity Theft Awareness WeekCBS 11 Consumer Reporter Alanna Autler shared how North Texans can protect themselves and their money during what is now referred to as “Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week.”
Military Son Brings Mother To Tears At Officer’s Emotional Swearing In CeremonyAn Irving police officer was brought to happy tears when her military son showed up at her swearing-in ceremony.
Erin Moran’s Weather ForecastNorth Texas has a gorgeous weekend ahead with sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 60s to 70s.
Consumer Reporter Alanna Autler Shares 3 Things To Keep In Mind This Tax SeasonCBS 11 Consumer Reporter Alanna Autler shared three things to keep in mind this tax season.
Pregnant Woman, Unborn Baby Killed When Struck By Wrong-Way Driver In ArlingtonSurveillance video from a nearby restaurant captured the moment when he pulled into a turn lane and instead of continuing across the lanes of traffic, started driving south in the northbound lanes.
Car Crashes Into House In DallasDallas Fire-Rescue has transported the driver of the vehicle to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
TGIF! Mostly Cloudy Going Into The WeekendConsiderable clouds this morning. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 56F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
American Airlines Suspends Operations To And From Chinese MainlandEarlier this week American Airlines greatly reduced the number of flights transporting passengers to and from China. Today the company shutdown all Chinese inbound and outbound traffic because of the coronavirus threat.
Grackles Take Over Texas Grocery Store Parking LotThey’ve caused problems at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and taken over shopping centers in Fort Worth, now video from another Texas city is dealing with a grackle issue.
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