US Appeals Court Revisits Texas Voter ID LawA federal appeals court is preparing to take a second look at a Texas voter ID law. Texas’ law requires residents to show one of seven forms of approved identification. The state and other supporters of the law say it prevents fraud. Opponents, including the U.S. Justice Department, say it discriminates by requiring forms of ID that are more difficult to obtain for low-income, African-American, and Latino voters.
Teen Gets 38 Years Prison For Killing Dallas Iraqi ManAn 18-year-old was convicted of murder Monday in the killing of an Iraqi man who was taking photos of his first snowfall in Texas. The teen was then sentenced Tuesday to 38 years in prison.
Breaking: Teen Sentenced In Murder Of Dallas Iraqi ManAn 18-year-old was convicted of murder Monday in the killing of an Iraqi man who was taking photos of his first snowfall in Texas. Nykerion Nealon has been sentenced to 38 years in prison for the death of Ahmed Al-Jumaili, 36, who was outside his Dallas apartment complex taking pictures of snow with his wife and brother on the night of March 4, 2015, when he was fatally shot.
Arlington City Council To Hold Vote On New Stadium TuesdayThe Arlington City Council is set to vote Tuesday night on a deal with the Texas Rangers, for a new billion-dollar retractable-roof stadium. The council will hear public comment on the resolution, which creates the Texas Rangers Complex Development Project.
Dallas Police: 1 Dead, 1 Arrested In Fiery CrashPolice officials say they arrested a driver after a fiery hit-and-run crash in Dallas that left one person dead Monday night. Dallas police said the driver of a Toyota Prius was heading north on West Mockingbird Lane when the driver of a Dodge Challenger crashed into the Prius at about 10:20 p.m. The driver of the Challenger fled the scene, but was taken into custody after the vehicle was disabled on Irving Boulevard.
Tony's Tips: Yali PearsFood contributor Tony Tantillo looks at a special fruit that is only available for a few weeks each year.