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Jim Leavelle, lawman at Lee Harvey Oswald’s side, dies at 99

Jim Leavelle, the longtime Dallas lawman who was captured in one of history’s most iconic photographs as he escorted President John F. Kennedy’s assassin as he was fatally shot, has …

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 5:03 p.m.

NTSB: Crew spoke of engine trouble before deadly Texas crash

Seconds before a small plane crashed at a suburban Dallas airport, killing all 10 people on board, the crew commented on a problem with the left engine, federal officials said …

Official: 10 dead in Dallas-area small plane crash

Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, authorities said.

UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 4:57 p.m.

Masked gunman killed in shootout at Dallas courthouse

A masked 22-year-old man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning, an FBI official said.

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman

Authorities have identified 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith as the woman who was killed when a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building Sunday amid severe thunderstorms that also uprooted mature …

Crane collapses during storm in Dallas, killing 1 woman

A construction crane buffeted by high winds during a storm collapsed on a Dallas apartment building Sunday, killing one woman in the building and injuring at least six more people, …

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 11 a.m.

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead

A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people was found dead over the weekend in a Dallas shooting, police …

Texas bartender charged with overserving man prior to attack

A suburban Dallas bartender is accused of continuing to serve drinks to a drunken man who later went to his estranged wife’s home and killed her and seven other people …

Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crash

All six people aboard a small plane died Monday when it crashed while preparing to land in central Texas, authorities said.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 3:38 p.m.

Ex-Dallas police officer facing murder charge in shooting of unarmed neighbor

A white former Dallas police officer was indicted on murder charges Friday, nearly three months after she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 8:17 p.m.

Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible

Experts on police training and psychologists are split as to the credibility of Officer Amber Guyger’s story about how she came to kill 26-year-old Botham Jean, and that credibility will …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:32 p.m.

Dallas officer in shooting to be charged with manslaughter

A white Dallas police officer who said she mistook a black neighbor’s apartment for her own fatally shot that person and will be charged with manslaughter, police said Friday.

Dallas police: Woman shoots man trying to take SUV with kids

A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside, Dallas police said Thursday.

One officer has died in Dallas Home Depot shooting

DALLAS – One police officer has died and another was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday by a gunman inside a Home Depot store in northeast Dallas, which set off …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 8:15 a.m.

Dallas official wants NRA to hold convention elsewhere

A top elected official in Dallas says the “madness” of school shootings must stop and is asking the NRA to hold its annual convention elsewhere.

Dallas man executed for killing daughters while mom listened

A former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone was put to death Thursday night in Texas.

Domestic abuse shelters for men help spotlight male victims

A Texas group has opened what’s believed to be only the second shelter in the U.S. exclusively for men who are victims of domestic violence, as advocates say more men …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:10 p.m.

Will Trump allow release of secret JFK assassination papers?

The anticipated release of thousands of never-seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has scholars and armchair detectives buzzing. Now, they’re waiting to see whether President Donald …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:14 p.m.

Statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park

Crews arranged by Dallas officials have removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from a pedestal in a park named for the Confederate general.

Boeing halts test flights of new plane over engine issue

Boeing is suspending test flights of a new commercial airplane because of possible problems with a key engine part.

UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 2:53 p.m.

Dallas mayor: Body of suspected shooter found in home

A man suspected of shooting and critically injuring a paramedic who was tending to a shooting victim on Monday has been found dead in a Dallas home, authorities said.

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 11:29 a.m.

Dallas police say building is safe after active shooter alert

Dallas police say an office building is safe following reports of a person with a gun, but have not confirmed that any shots were fired or said if anyone was …

Oregon man admits groping girl on Dallas-to-Portland flight

An Oregon man admitted to groping a 13-year-old girl on a flight from Dallas to Portland. Chad Camp pleaded guilty Thursday to assault and making an indecent sexual proposal to …

Surprise: You don’t need a car (or truck) to enjoy Dallas

The development of the Uptown neighborhood, abetted by the expansion of Dallas’ cultural district and millennials moving into the area, means a car is not a requirement.

Dallas police chief who oversaw response to sniper attack to retire

Dallas police Chief David Brown announced his retirement Thursday, bringing an end to a tenure marked by police unions that at one time demanded his resignation and by widespread praise …

Brandy Young: Why I stopped assigning homework

Traditions can be great, but it’s always good to periodically step back and ask, “Why are we doing this?” If there is no benefit, then someone has to say the …

Ozzie Knezovich: Dump the divisiveness, pursue the dream

The words and politics of fear, anger and hate had led to the assassinations of police officers across our nation.

Cynthia M. Allen: Lessons for all recent shootings

On both sides of the debate, familiar talking points have failed. That is usually the time to seek objective truths.

Nick Selby: New tactics needed to reduce gun violence

Critics called it “paying gang members not to shoot people.” It was more than that. And it worked.

Hundreds mourn officer killed in Dallas police shooting

A large U.S. flag hung from the ladders of two fire trucks as hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral of Michael Krol, a Michigan native who moved to Dallas …