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A student walks in front of Dallas Hall on the Southern Methodist University (SMU) campus. (credit: Getty Images/Brian Harkin)

5th Sexual Assault Reported At SMU, Task Force Meets

After several reported sexual assaults on and near SMU’s campus, a task force of students, law enforcement and experts are meeting to discuss university response to such crimes.

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Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

North Dallas Residents Weigh In On Law Enforcement

Police surveyed apartment residents Saturday on the crime in their neighborhood and their perceptions on law enforcement.


Grapevine PD says this man escaped from a gas station with nearly $17,000 in cash without alerting the clerks. (Credit: Grapevine PD)

Grapevine PD: Man Steals $16,800 From Gas Station Without Alerting Clerks

Without a gun, or even a threat, a thief walked out of a Grapevine gas station last month with so much cash it was falling out of his pockets. Police said he got away with $16,800 in not much more than a minute.


900 Longhorn Dr. in Fort Worth. (Credit: Google Maps)

Felony Suspect Flees Police On Motorcycle, Dies In Crash

A suspect with five felony warrants evaded police on his motorcycle and died when he crashed out in the 900 block of Longhorn Drive Thursday.


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Flower Mound Searching For Similar Cases Of Indecent Exposure

Flower Mound Police are trying to see if a case of indecent exposure from Wednesday may be connected to a similar case from last year.


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.


A home in Dallas was destroyed by fire early on July 4, 2012. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Fire Sparks Dallas Investigation Into Emergency Response Time

Dora Fuller woke up on July 4 to find her house on fire. When neighbors urgently dialed 911, looking for help, though, they say all they got was a busy signal.


The crime scene in front of an apartment where an Arlington couple were found murdered on June 10, 2012. (Credit: Susy Solis/KTVT)

Couple Found Murdered In Arlington Apartment

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding who killed a married couple in their apartment this weekend.


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Suspect Killed In Gunfight With Irving Police

Irving Police shot and killed a suspect who fired at them while they cordoned off a crime scene Sunday morning, department spokesman John Argumaniz said.


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Former Employee Torches McKinney Dollar Tree Store, Says Company Has Been Following Him

Police suspect a disgruntled Dollar Tree ex-employee walked into the business with a bottle of lighter fluid and torched it Monday afternoon.


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Social Media Helps North Texas Police

Police are turning to social media to help make arrests and learn and spread information about crime in North Texas.


The site of a fatal plane crash. (Credit: Google Maps)

3 Hurt, 1 Killed In Wise County Plane Crash

Three people were injured and one was killed when the plane they were in clipped a tree while landing on a private strip, causing it to explode when it hit the ground.