| Mar 2, 2009
North Texas Regional Law Enforcement Job Fair
The Dallas Police Departments Recruiting Unit will be hosting the first North Texas Regional Enforcement Job Fair. The fair will be held at:
13331 Preston Road (Valley View Shopping Center)
March 3rd, 2009...
| Feb 18, 2009
Trying to use modern technology isn't easy for 56-year old Billy Smith. Most senior citizens find phone texting a challenge, but it's even more so for Smith who up until 2 years ago was locked away in prison. Smith at age 35 was arrested for a rape he...
| Jun 2, 2009
| 12:54 PM
Range Elementary School in Mesquite will be closed for the rest of the week because of increasing numbers of illnesses among the students and staff.
A total of 160 people were out sick today, including approximately 100 students and 60 staff members....
| Jun 15, 2009
Less than a week ago, a tearful Tamaira Creagh was pleading for the safe return of her 9-month daughter, Daisja Weaver. "I just want her back", said the 19-year old Dallas woman. But, records now indicate while the tears were flowing, Creagh already...
| Jun 18, 2009
Shamayne Stallcup,42, is searching for job security. The mother of 3 enrolled in Dallas' El Centro community college, hoping to become a medical assistant. She says, "There's such a variety in the medical assistant program that it wouldn't be difficult to...
| Mar 14, 2009
Lt. Steven Gentry says "It's a hardened facility it takes a lot to get out."
This is Dallas County's new jail tower in the Lew Sterrett Justice Center complex.
Detention training officer Jason Garrison plans to spend a lot of time here.
An officer such...
| Mar 18, 2009
"Nobody wants to go to jail. Nobody." Those are the words of Pete Walker, but it is also his future. When the Dallas man lost his job as a security guard a few months ago, he lost his ability to continue paying the fines for a misdemeanor conviction of...
| Sep 8, 2009
It is payday for Texas exonerees that spent years behind bars for crimes they didn't commit. Many of the wrongly-convicted are in line to become instant millionaires, according to a new state law.
The compensation plan from the state would pays $80,000...
| Sep 9, 2009
Investigators with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office have, with the cooperation of the Pasadena (TX) Police Department, made an arrest in connection with the August 16 burglary of the JCPenney store on Hwy. 21 in the Covington area.
| Sep 14, 2009
Sixth-grader Cynthia Garcia had attended Price Elementary School since kindergarten. On Thursday, she went home with flu-like symptoms. By Saturday she was taken to the emergency room where she later died. School official Laura Jobe says counselors told...
| Sep 15, 2009
The Dallas County Jail has had no shortage of controversy. But today, some county commissioners say the population is reaching a critical mass.
Right now, the jail population is about 6,500. County commissioners say it could reach capacity with just...