Grand Prairie

Mugshot of former Grand Prairie teacher Tammy Lowe, who is accused in the hit and run death of a 6-year-old boy. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Former Teacher On Trial For Hit & Run That Killed 6-Year-Old

Testimony expected to get underway Tuesday in the trial of a former teacher accused of killing a boy last year.

08/18/2014

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NTTA Contract Worker Killed By Hit-&-Run Driver

A hit-and-run driver slammed into a North Texas Tollway Authority convoy early Monday morning in Grand Prairie, killing a contract worker.

08/04/2014

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2 Baylor Students Killed In Car Crash

Four students from Baylor University were heading to Louisiana on Tuesday when they were involved in a car crash. Two of the students died. The other two students were injured.

07/30/2014

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Border Crisis Impacting North Texas Businesses

There’s a reason a Grand Prairie security alarm company has a lot of employees with military backgrounds.

07/22/2014

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Immigration Debate Hits DFW Overpasses

Groups on both sides of the immigration issue took their messages to the streets on Saturday, as plans move forward to locally house immigrant children in North Texas.

07/19/2014

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GPISD School Inspected For Shelter Use

The push to house hundreds of unaccompanied children in shelters across North Texas could come down to a key visit to a vacant school in Grand Prairie on Friday.

07/18/2014

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Separating Fact From Fiction at Grand Prairie ISD Meeting On Immigration

Grand Prairie ISD held a meeting to inform residents about how they will handle the hundreds of undocumented children that will be housed in an empty school.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

GPISD To Hold Public Meeting About Housing Immigrant Children

Grand Prairie residents will learn more about Dallas County’s plan to house undocumented children who have crossed into Texas illegally.

CBS 11–07/17/2014

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County Judge Addresses Concerns About Immigrant Children Housing

Residents who live near the Lamar Alternative Education Center where hundreds of South and Central American immigrant children will soon be housed say they have a better understanding of what is to come after a meeting with Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

07/06/2014

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Homeless Man Arrested For Grand Prairie Stabbing Death

Grand Prairie police have arrested Billy Jarrett, 55, as a suspect the stabbing death of another homeless man.

07/05/2014

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City Leaders Shut Out Of Plan To Shelter Immigrant Kids

City of Grand Prairie leaders say they are being left out of the planning process.

07/05/2014

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Community Weighs In On Site Selection For Immigrant Children

More than 2,000 children from Central American countries who came into United States illegally and without parents, will wait in Dallas County before sitting in a court room and learning their future.

07/03/2014

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