Grand Prairie Texas

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Corps Of Engineers: Dam Letter Got Grand Prairie’s Attention

Riding across the lake to the Joe Pool Dam, Major Andrew Liffring with the Army Corps of Engineers found no reason to fear that it could suddenly give way. “It looks fine to me.”

09/14/2011

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Dallas Could Also Be Impacted By Joe Pool Dam Gas Drilling

After an initial report by CBS 11 Wednesday night about Grand Prairie’s concerns over drilling at Joe Pool Lake, we discovered the City of Dallas has also been notified.

09/08/2011

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GP Mayor On Joe Pool Drilling: ‘It’s Scary As Hell’

On one side of the Joe Pool Dam lies the lake. On the other lives Rosemary Reed. “You can see the line of the dam,” she says pointing over her fence in Grand Prairie’s Westchester neighborhood.

09/07/2011

An unknown number of suspects are scamming shoppers into buying fake Apple property. Here are some who have been caught on camera, including their silver Chrysler. (Credit: GPPD)

Grand Prairie PD: Don’t Buy Apple Products From Someone’s Trunk

Before the onset of the automobile, scammers used stagecoach trunks to sell bootleg or phony merchandise to unsuspecting consumers. Grand Prairie Police say the age-old scam is still very much present today, only the suspects are using 21st Century technology as bait.

08/29/2011

The Forum Roller World in Grand Prairie, hours after Tan Do shot and killed his estranged wife and four family members inside.

Brother Fulfilling Grand Prairie Roller Rink Victim’s Dream

Before she was savagely gunned down by an in-law during a shooting at a Grand Prairie roller rink last month, Michelle Ta, 28, dreamed of moving her seven brothers and sisters into a two-story home along with their mother and father.

08/01/2011

The Forum Roller World in Grand Prairie, hours after Tan Do shot and killed his estranged wife and four family members inside.

400 Attend Roller Rink Shooting Victims’ Funeral

Four siblings killed in a shooting rampage at a Texas roller rink were remembered Saturday as a part of a tight-knit family, even as the hundreds gathered in an Arkansas church to mourn them tried to make sense of the tragedy.

07/30/2011

An investigator is seen inside the Forum Roller World in Grand Prairie hours after Tan Do shot and killed his estranged wife and four family members.

Husband Mourns After Grand Prairie Roller Rink Shooting

Dylan Pham just celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary last month. Today, he’s mourning the loss of his bride. Michelle Ta, 28, was shot and killed, Grand Prairie police say, by her own brother-in-law.

07/24/2011

The Forum Roller World in Grand Prairie, hours after Tan Do shot and killed his estranged wife and four family members inside.

6 Killed In Grand Prairie Roller Rink Shooting

A shooter opened fire at a skating rink at about 7:15 p.m. Saturday, killing at least five and wounding three, Grand Prairie Police spokesman John Brimmer said.

07/23/2011

Police said Gustavo Camacho was driving drunk when he crashed into a car and killed a man.  (Photo credit Grand Prairie Police)

Fatal DWI Offender May Be In Country Illegally

An Arlington man who police have arrested for driving while intoxicated during a fatal wreck in Grand Prairie Friday may be in this country illegally, despite having two prior DWI convictions.

06/07/2011

Unsold 2007 Tahoes sit back-to-back with Suburbans on the back lot at a General Motors dealership. (credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DMV Investigating Questionable Practices At Arlington Dealership

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is researching whether an Arlington man was operating a used car dealership without giving the purchaser the title or registration to the vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–03/22/2011

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Family Mourns Soldier Killed In Grand Prairie Bar Fight

A Grand Prairie family said they are grieving the loss of their son following a deadly bar fight over the weekend.

03/20/2011

Students interact with their teacher during class. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie ISD Informs Parents About Looming Budget Shortfall

Superintendent Susan Hull said that the district faces a $15 million to $26 million budget shortfall.

02/21/2011

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