North Texas Cities Say Emergency Warning Sirens That Went Off Overnight Were HackedThe cities of DeSoto and Lancaster confirmed late Tuesday their emergency warning siren systems were hacked when they went off early Tuesday morning.
Jamba Juice GM Arrested In North Texas For Making Up Robbery StorySouthlake Police said Amanda Topolinksi ultimately admitted she made up the robbery, as she had been allegedly stealing money from the safe during the last three months.
Alert To Evacuate Texas Tech Campus Sent By MistakeStudents, faculty and anyone else at Texas Tech University were ordered to evacuate the campus Thursday morning. Only problem was that it was a false alarm.
Missile-Alert Mistake Feeds Doubts About A Real EmergencyA blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism Sunday about the government's ability to keep them informed in a real emergency.
Hawaii Officials Mistakenly Warn Of Inbound MissileA push alert that warned of ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said.
False Alarms Force Evacuation At Dallas-Love FieldAirport officials and first responders are trying to figure out what caused the malfunction that set off fire alarms and forced an evacuation at Dallas-Love Field Saturday morning.
False Fire Alarms Routine At North Texas Apartment ComplexScreeching alarms in the middle of the night, it’s a scenario that residents of one North Teas apartment complex say they are far too accustomed to. A real emergency is one thing, but residents say they’re tired of being woken up by false fire alarms.
Arlington Man Arrested After Pipe Bombs FoundMichael Alex Johnson, 32, of Arlington, faces arson and false alarm charges. He is being held on a $2 million bond.