Grand Prairie Texas

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GP Police Suspect Lawnmower Man In Burglaries

Grand Prairie Police are investigating a series of burglaries possibly connected to a man offering landscaping services.


A wrong-way crash along Highway 287 killed two people on June 20, 2012. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Witness Saw Grand Prairie Wrong-Way Wreck

Wrong way signs are there, but the left turn from State Highway 360 south onto U.S. 287 south still manages to confuse drivers who have to cross several northbound lanes and a median.


The eastbound portion of the stretch of Interstate 20 in Grand Prairie was shut down on June 21, 2012 because of a fatal accident. (Credit: Google Maps)

Fatal Grand Prairie Collision Closes Part Of Interstate 20

Two lanes along a portion of Interstate 20 stretching from TX-161 to Great Southwest Parkway is closed because of a fatal three-car collision.


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Father Drowns After Saving Kids At Joe Pool Lake

A father was hospitalized after attempting to save his children from drowning Sunday afternoon at Joe Pool Lake, a Grand Prairie Police Department spokesman said.


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Grand Prairie Cemetery Taken Over By State

A place intended for perpetual rest inside the city limits has instead become one of non-stop turmoil. And now the state has stepped in to try and fix the problem.


Joe Pool Lake. (Credit: Google Maps)

Corps Of Engineers Ruling On Joe Pool Dam Concerns Residents

The results of a safety analysis on the Joe Pool Dam by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have nearby residents concerned for their safety.


Missing Laredo Teen Found Safe In Irving

A Laredo family vacationing in North Texas now fears a missing 14-year old girl may have been kidnapped.


Samantha Guerrero, 14, was last seen on March 16, 2012 in Grand Prairie. (Credit: Grand Prairie PD)

14-Year-Old Laredo Girl Goes Missing In Grand Prairie

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 14-year-old girl who disappeared Friday from a home in the 900 block of Tamara Lane.


Dickey Road and Highway 161 in Grand Prairie. (Credit: Google Maps)

Grand Prairie Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Accident

A 59-year-old man driving a 2004 Chevrolet sedan was killed Friday after witnesses say he ran a stop sign, causing a pickup truck to slam into the driver’s side door.


Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

Grand Prairie Letter Carrier Credited With Saving Homeowner’s Life

Louise Hudspeth, 83, can’t believe what’s left after a fire destroyed much of her Grand Prairie house Wednesday morning.


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Motorcycle Driver Killed In Grand Prairie Collision

A 49-year-old motorcycle driver was killed Saturday when he ran his Yamaha motorcycle into the side of a 1997 Mitsubishi Montero at the intersection of Robinson Rd. and Crossland Blvd., a police spokesman said Sunday.


Bryce Raub, who died of a rare form of cancer as a child.

Grand Prairie Mom Shaving Head For Cancer Awareness

A Grand Prairie mother says this is something she needs to do: She and other moms will be making a brave and very public declaration in Washington, D. C. this week. Their hope is to bring attention to the need for more cancer research for kids.