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A police officer talks on a cell phone while walking around an apartment building where seven people were found dead at the Lincoln Vineyard Apartment Homes on December 25, 2011 in Grapevine, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Grapevine Police: Shooter Tried Spreading Blame In Murders

Search warrants from a Christmas Day shooting in Grapevine show a family gathered in a living room and enjoying the holiday moments before the shooter opened fire, killing six relatives before turning the gun on himself.


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7 People Found Dead Inside Grapevine Apartment

Police in Grapevine are investigating the shooting deaths of seven people who were found inside an apartment unit on Christmas Day.


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Dallas Santa Catches Thief, Puts Him On Naughty List

A Dallas-area Santa’s sworn duty to serve and protect won out over spreading holiday cheer to one Dallas criminal who will be spending Christmas on the naughty list.


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NORAD Santa Trackers Stand By For Another Big Day

Santa already is piling up big numbers on social networking sites this season, so the volunteer Santa-trackers at NORAD are bracing for tens of thousands of calls and emails when their operations center goes live on Christmas Eve.



Khloe Kardashian Dallas’ Newest ‘Santa Claus’ With Hospital Toy Drive

Khloe Kardashian is quickly warming up to Dallas, and the city seems to be taking a shine to her as well. The reality star is hosting a toy drive for Children’s Medical Center Wednesday. And as the hospital says, Khloe is their Santa Claus.


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Through The Lens: Scuba Santa

This time of year Santa is a very busy guy, with all the list making and appearances at malls and stores all over the world, taking toy requests from all the good little boys and girls.


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‘Grinch’ Steals Mineral Wells Christmas Decorations

Less than two weeks before Christmas, the Kessler’s yard is decked out with Holiday cheer. “It just gives a sense of peace, fun and joy,” says Linda Kessler, who lives in Mineral Wells.


NorthPark’s ‘Dr. Santa’ Hardest Working St. Nick In North Texas

One of the hardest working men this time of year is none other than Santa Claus. But one North Texas mall Santa is not just any old Saint Nick. He’s been doing it for decades, and you may even have sat on his lap as a child.


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Atheists Want Banner At East Texas Holiday Display

A national atheist foundation plans to seek permission to hoist its own banner at a religious Christmas display in an East Texas courthouse square.


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Inflatables Add Holiday Cheer To Your Home

Decorating your home for the holidays does not have to be a big chore. Inflatables are a quick way to add something special to your yard.


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Santa & Christmas Gifts Banned From Fort Worth Schools

Santa’s not welcome in Fort Worth ISD Classrooms. Neither are Christmas presents.


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Thousands Visit Festive City Lights Kickoff In Dallas

The formal arrival of the holiday season transformed the center of downtown into a boulevard of bold colors and a mass of smiling families Saturday.