North Texas Cities Pushing Illegal Fireworks Reporting To Phone Lines, Websites To Keep 911 Lines OpenArlington is joining Fort Worth this weekend, encouraging residents to use a special hotline, and online reporting site for fireworks issues, rather than 911.
Reward Offered For Information On Suspects Involved In Capitol ProtestsThe Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for help finding ten people involved in crimes during protests that led to rioting at the Texas State Capitol on May 30, 2020.
Crime In Quarantine: Dallas Police Department Sees Spike In Domestic Violence Amid ShutdownA day after a mother killed her 8-year-old daughter, then turned the gun on herself, the Dallas Police Department is reporting a spike in domestic violence amid the coronavirus shutdown.
IRS Launches New Stimulus Check Hotline, But Will Callers Get To Talk To Real People?Have questions about your stimulus check? The IRS says you can now call.
More Call Takers, Extended Hours: Are Texas Workforce Commission's Efforts Working?This week the TWC began calling people to resolve password and PIN issues. This has been one of the major roadblocks preventing people from applying for benefits online.
Texas Mental Health Support Line Up And Running To Help With Coronavirus AnxietyTexas Health and Human Services announced it launched a statewide mental health support line to help those experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges during the pandemic.
Arlington ISD Starts Webpage, Counseling Hotlines For Students, Parents Coping With PandemicThe Coping with Emergencies page on AISD's website focuses on the social and emotional well-being of students, families and staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Greyhound Offers Free Bus Tickets Home To Runaway KidsYoung people who have run away from home but want to return can hop on a Greyhound bus for free to reunite with their family.
Free Disaster Legal Hotline Available To Those Affected By North Texas Tornadoes, Severe StormsThe toll-free legal hotline will connect callers with legal aid providers in their area who can help with such issues as replacing lost documents, insurance questions, landlord-tenant problems and consumer protection matters.
Billy Chemirmir Now Charged With 11 More Murders In Dallas AreaBilly Chemirmir, 46, has been in custody since March 2018 in the death of the 81-year-old Dallas woman, Lu Thi Harris.
North Texan Who Posed As Senior Caregiver Billy Chemirmir Indicted On 6 More Murder ChargesIn May 2018, Chemirmir was indicted in the killing of Lu Thi Harris, but law enforcement in several North Texas cities are investigating if other similar cases are linked to him.
Arlington Teen Saved From Suicide Attempt May Have Saved OthersIt was a good news story, that's even better the next day.
Dallas ISD Touts Hotline To Help Parents With Back-To-SchoolThe hotlines are a one-stop shop, which allows parents to call one number and get quick and reliable information in English or Spanish.
Police Departments Taking Extraordinary Steps To Try To Find Potential VictimsBilly Chemirmir is already in jail charged with murder. But police have linked him to at least three other attacks on women.
Convicted Child Rapist Added To Texas 10 Most Wanted ListThe Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Charles Willis, 39, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and are offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to his capture.