Grand Prairie

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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Grand Prairie Police Chase Suspect Arrested

A traffic stop in Grand Prairie turned into an hour-long police chase that traveled through parts of three different cities and involved four different law enforcement agencies.

06/20/2014

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Elizabeth Dinh Trains With Grand Prairie SWAT

Think you have a tough job? Elizabeth Dinh is trying out some of the hardest jobs in North Texas, including this stint training with the Grand Prairie SWAT Team.

05/12/2014

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Grand Prairie Officer Puts Others First

Grand Prairie Police officer Mark Calvert spends his free time each fall working to help Grand Prairie families in need. For his efforts, officer Calvert is this week’s KRLD Community Hero.

04/28/2014

Police say Amber Searcy, 26, of Fort Worth, is to blame for a crash that killed a motorcyclist in the early morning hours of April 26 in Grand Prairie. (courtesy: Grand Prairie Police Dept.)

Motorcyclist Killed By Disabled Car Left In Traffic

A Fort Worth woman is in custody after police say she caused a motorcyclist to fatally crash around 2 a.m. Saturday in Grand Prairie.

04/27/2014

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Explosion Inside Grand Prairie Home Prompts Investigation

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is looking into what caused an explosion in a Grand Prairie home around 4:30 p.m. Friday on Harrier Street.

04/26/2014

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8-Year-Old Working To Provide Smoke Detectors For Strangers

It started as a simple act of kindness, but has now grown into a much larger effort to keep people safe.

04/23/2014

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9-Year Old Buys Smoke Detectors To Help Save Others

9-year-old Grand Prairie boy buys 100 smoke detectors to help save others, with money he saved to buy video game

04/19/2014

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