Spider Webs Take Over Part Of Rowlett Park

Experts say the spiders are harmless and actually helping out the ecology.


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Police Officer Saves Little Girl From Choking

A little girl who was found not breathing and turning blue is alive on Monday all thanks to the quick thinking of a police officer in Rowlett.


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Welcome To Texas: Unusual Pronunciation

Texas is full of wonderful, interesting places. But, to newcomers, some of them may seem a little unusual in the way they’re pronounced. We take a look at some examples.


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Texan Guilty Over Hundreds Of Hoax White Powder Letters

A North Texas man faces up to 25 years in prison for mailing hundreds of white powder hoax letters to schools, government offices and U.S. embassies.



13-Year-Old Arrested In Viral Video Attack

Rowlett Police have taken a 13-year-old girl into custody for the attack on a 14-year-old girl and injuring her three-year old cousin.



Teen In Violent Attack Video Identified

Police have identified the teenage girl filmed attacking another girl who was holding a toddler in Rowlett a week ago.



Rowlett Police Chasing Leads In Viral Video Of Fight

Detectives have received several leads since the video surfaced, and they expect to make an arrest.



Cops Nab Rowlett County Wal-Mart Kidnapper

A man kidnaps a woman from a Rowlett Wal-Mart parking lot — in the middle of the day — only to later crash his car off I-30. Today the victim is safe and the suspect is behind bars.


Kitten rescued from storm drain in Rowlett.
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Man Rescues Kitten In Storm Drain Despite Warnings Not To

Neighbors say police, firefighters and animal control all deemed it too dangerous to try to retrieve the kitten. So folks in the area banded together to attempt it themselves.


Jose-Maria Pedraza-Cervantes (credit: Rockwall County Sheriff's Office)

Teen Inmate Back In Custody After Rowlett Escape

Authorities in Rockwall County have found an escaped prisoner, who got out of custody while being checked at a hospital Wednesday morning.


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Rowlett Approves $31.8 Million Purchase Of Dallas Lakefront Park

The Rowlett City Council signed off to buy Dallas’ Robertson Park along Lake Ray Hubbard. A developer then purchased it from Rowlett.


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Quinlan Man Guilty In Child Porn Case Linked To Deer Hunting Lease

A former Dallas-area man faces up to 30 years in prison in a child pornography case based on evidence found at a deer hunting lease.