Most 2017 Dallas Public Improvement Bond Money Unspent

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/19 12:38P Ken Kalthoff
More than half the $1 billion Dallas voters approved for public improvements in a 2017 bond referendum has gone unspent according to a briefing presented to the Dallas City Council Wednesday. The Dallas City Manager originally promised to execute...

New Cold Food Storage Expected to Bring Tenfold Increase in Food Distribution

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/17 4:02P Candace Sweat
On this MLK day, a couple of Dallas organizations in South Dallas partnered to address an issue Dr. King spoke of often. A new community cold food storage is now operating in an unlikely place, and it will more than quadruple the organizations’...

Volunteers Clean Up Dallas Neighborhood on MLK Holiday

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/17 1:04P Ken Kalthoff
Volunteers and community leaders used the Martin Luther King holiday to clean up a neglected location in an historic African American neighborhood that has suffered years of decline. The Mill City neighborhood near Dallas Fair Park is a target...

Drive-by shooting kills young girl sleeping in south Dallas home

DFW Scanner 1/11 4:21P dfwscanner
The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred overnight in the South Dallas neighborhood. At 2:24am Tuesday morning, Dallas police officers responded to a shooting in the 3200 block of Reynolds Avenue. Paramedics...

Dallas County Debates Worker Vaccine Status Requirement

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/11 12:20P Ken Kalthoff
Dallas County Commissioners Tuesday debated asking workers for their COVID-19 vaccine status or test results as county government faces the same challenge that private businesses are facing with keeping workers on the job. County tax offices are...

Teenager Crystal Rodriguez Shot, Killed In Drive-By While Asleep In Bed

CBS DFW News 1/11 4:52A CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
SOUTHEAST DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) The family of Crystal Rodriguez, 17, is mourning her loss after the teen was killed in a drive-by shooting while asleep in bed on Jan. 11. It happened at her home in the 3200 block of Reynolds Avenue near the Dolphin...

Four New Dallas County Covid-19 Testing Sites Open This Week

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/9 12:55P David Goins
While the omicron variant continues to lead to record case numbers in North Texas, the capacity for Covid-19 testing also continues to climb to try and meet the demand. You cannot worship in-person at Friendship West Baptist Church in Dallas but...

Omicron Sets Weekly Record for New Cases in Dallas Count

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/8 4:32P Allie Spillyards
This week, long lines continued to fill testing sites around DFW. More than one out of every three of those tests were positive for COVID-19, totaling a record of more than 20,100 new cases in Dallas County. Judge Clay Jenkins said it s the...

West Dallas Clinic Offering Both COVID-19 Testing and Vaccines

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/7 11:57A Maria Guerrero
Efforts to provide COVID-19 tests and vaccinations are ramping up in Dallas County. Dallas County reported the highest number of cases on Thursday at more than 6,000 as more people get tested and the contagious omicron variant continues to...

Dallas Zoo Names Tiger Cubs After Animal Conservationists

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (Local Beat) 1/5 8:05A
The Dallas Zoo has named two Sumatran tiger cubs who were born at the zoo last month after animal conservationists. The cubs, born Dec. 6, to Suki and Kuasa, have been named Nety and Rudi and have a...
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