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3 Korean Women Shot at Dallas Salon
3 Korean Women
Shot at Dallas Salon

3 Korean Women Shot at Dallas Salon

Victims expected to be OK after Wednesday shooting; police are seeking suspect, who fled

(Newser) - Police in Texas are on the hunt for a suspect who shot and injured three Korean women at a Dallas beauty salon. ABC News reports the shooting happened Wednesday afternoon at Hair World Salon, in the city's Koreatown. Police say the suspect parked a "dark color minivan-type vehicle"...

12 Concertgoers Are Shot, One Fatally, in Dallas

Police say someone fired into the crowd

(Newser) - One person was killed and 11 others were injured during a shooting at an outdoor concert in Dallas, police said. At about 12:15am on Sunday, officers responded to a field in southeast Dallas where a concert was being held, police said in a statement. Police say a preliminary investigation...

Mom Who Said Son Was Shot in Road-Rage Incident Arrested

3-year-old Dallas boy was shot at very close range, investigators say

(Newser) - A Dallas woman who claimed her 3-year-old son was killed in a road-rage shooting is now in custody facing charges including child endangerment. Lacravivonne Washington, 26, initially told investigators that her son, Jalexus Washington Jr., was shot by an aggressive driver who had been following her. But police say they...

Dallas IT Worker Loses Files on Open Criminal Cases

Police might have to investigate the crimes again

(Newser) - A massive amount of information on criminal cases dating to July 2020 has been lost from the Dallas Police Department computer database, authorities revealed on Wednesday. In a statement, the Dallas County District Attorney's Office said the loss occurred in early April as the police department performed a data...

He Was on Paid COVID Leave. Then They Asked to See the Tests

Dallas firefighter William Carter has been charged with felony theft

(Newser) - The pandemic hit Dallas firefighter William Jordan Carter's family hard, his employer thought: He received weeks of paid time off after reporting that first his wife and then his daughter had tested positive for COVID-19. Two days before he was due to return to work, he said he had...

48 Years After Cop Killed Boy in Russian Roulette: an Apology

Dallas Police apologize for 1973 murder of Santos Rodriguez by Darrell Cain

(Newser) - Two boys were pulled from their beds, handcuffed, and placed in the back of a police car in Dallas, Texas, in the early hours of July 24, 1973. Only one lived to see July 25. Suspecting the Mexican-American brothers had stolen $8 from a vending machine and hoping for a...

Superbug Fungus Spreading in 2 US Cities

CDC says drug-resistant 'Candida auris' is moving from person to person in Dallas and DC

(Newser) - US health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home, per the AP . The "superbug" outbreaks were reported in a Washington, DC, nursing home and at two Dallas-area hospitals, the CDC reported. A handful of the patients had...

His Song Went Gold Last Week. Now He's Dead at 20
Rapper With Smash Hit
Is Dead at 20
obituary

Rapper With Smash Hit Is Dead at 20

Dallas' Lil Loaded had a gold record with '6locc 6a6y'

(Newser) - One week after his big hit was certified as a gold record, Dallas rapper Lil Loaded has died at age 20, reports Billboard . Attorney Askhan Mehyrayi told the outlet that the singer (real name Dashawn Robertson) is believed to have committed suicide. Lil Loaded was best known for his 2019...

A Skateboard Led to a Mass Shooting Panic

No one was injured in Dallas incident

(Newser) - Panicked shoppers rushed out of a Dallas mall on Memorial Day after a man banged a skateboard on the ground in the food court and made hand gestures as if he were shooting, police said. “That sound obviously caused a panic," Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia said. "...

4-Year-Old Murdered in Dallas Was Taken From His Crib

Cash Gernon was later found dead on the street

(Newser) - Home surveillance video shows the 4-year-old boy found slain on a Dallas street being taken from his crib while he slept around 5am Saturday, an arrest warrant affidavit reveals. The boy, Cash Gernon, had been staying, along with his twin brother, in the home with his father's girlfriend, Monica...

4-Year-Old Boy Found Murdered on Dallas Street

An 18-year-old has been arrested in his death

(Newser) - An 18-year-old man has been arrested after the body of a 4-year-old boy was found lying on a neighborhood street in Dallas, police said Sunday. Police said that Darriynn Brown has been charged with kidnapping and theft, the AP reports. Police say they also anticipate additional charges pending the results...

Cops Blame Brothers' Suicide Pact for Death of 6

One left behind rambling note that took issue with lax gun control, as well as 'The Office'

(Newser) - Texas police were responding to a report of a possible suicidal person at a home in suburban Dallas on Monday when they found the bodies of six family members that are thought to have been there since Saturday—the result of an apparent murder-suicide pact. Coverage:
  • Two brothers, ages 19
...

7 Texas Officers Fired After Death in Custody

Black man arrested for pot misdemeanor died after being restrained

(Newser) - On March 14, a 26-year-old Black man with a history of mental illness was arrested on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in Allen, Texas. He died after he was taken to the county jail, where he was restrained, pepper-sprayed, and had a "spit hood" placed over his head. Seven...

Report: Convention Center Will House 3K Migrant Boys

It's being called a 'decompression center'

(Newser) - Up to 3,000 minors detained after crossing the border could soon find themselves in a downtown Dallas convention center. According to a government memo to Dallas City Council members seen by the AP , authorities plan to use the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center for up to 90 days to...

The US Cities That Remote Workers May Soon Ditch

There are also metro areas that could benefit from the telecommuting trend

(Newser) - With much of America now intimately familiar with telecommuting, a necessity born of the pandemic, USA Today sees a "titanic shift" in the direction of remote work, even once all of the virus-related lockdowns are over and we head back into the office. And as people realize they can...

Dallas Police Officer Allegedly Ordered 2 Murders

Bryan Riser arrested, charged with capital murder

(Newser) - In 2017, a 30-year-old Texas woman was murdered, as was, in a separate incident, a 60-year-old man from the state. Four years later, a Dallas police officer has been arrested, accused of ordering hits on the two victims. Police say Bryan Riser, 36, paid other men $3,500 to kill...

NBA Team Drops the National Anthem
NBA Team Drops
the National Anthem

NBA Team Drops the National Anthem

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban ordered the change at beginning of season

(Newser) - The Dallas Mavericks have played 13 preseason and regular-season games at home this NBA season, and not once has the national anthem played. It was absent even as a limited audience of 1,500 fans took in Monday's game at American Airlines Center, and it's not likely to...

Teen YouTuber Totals Dad's $3.4M Roadster

Gage Gillean reportedly hit a tree in Dallas on Tuesday, but he's OK

(Newser) - It's a good thing YouTuber Gage Gillean's father is a billionaire because it may take a few million dollars to replace the rare sports car Gillean just wrecked. The 17-year-old son of private equity firm founder and car collector Tim Gillean was driving his father's custom-made purple...

'Brazen' Highway Shooting Kills 28-Year-Old Rapper

Man suspected of killing Mo3 remains at large

(Newser) - Up-and-coming rapper Mo3 was killed Wednesday in a midday shooting on a highway in his hometown of Dallas. "I don't know a better word to describe it other than 'brazen,'" Dallas Police Sgt. Warren Mitchell tells the Dallas Morning News , noting the shooting occurred "...

YouTube Prank Gets Women Booted From Flight
2 Passengers Booted Off
Plane After First-Class Prank
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2 Passengers Booted Off Plane After First-Class Prank

Witness says woman squeezed under friend's seat before plane took off

(Newser) - An incident on an American Airlines flight got at least two passengers kicked off the plane, all supposedly in an effort to get views on YouTube. A witness to the incident last week in the first-class section of a flight headed from Dallas to Miami posted about it in the...

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