Athena Strand: Missing 7-year-old’s body found two days after going missing in Wise County, police say

Police had been looking for the missing Wise County girl for almost two days and put…

Athena Strand: Dead body of missing 7-year-old girl found by Wise County police Friday, suspect in custody

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City of Dallas gets $55 million in New Markets Tax Credits to spur growth in underserved areas

Previous projects have focused on projects throughout Dallas, but with a focus on South Dallas. DALLAS…

Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

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Several families remain displaced after Tarrant County house explosion

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Verdict in 2019 Deep Ellum attack trial expected to soon

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75-year-old tourist beaten to death at New Orleans hotel late Thursday night

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Rail strike broken: Biden signs bill enforcing agreement

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No, completely closing vents isn’t a reliable way to save money on central heating

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‘Truly a miracle’ Missing Carnival Valor passenger found alive after 15 hours in Gulf of Mexico

Carnival Cruise Line said that a man was reported missing around noon Thursday while the ship…

Cowboys’ Jerry Jones not surprised by Deion Sanders’ success as coach

Jerry Jones saw the effort that Deion Sanders put into career which is why the Dallas…

World Cup round of 16 bracket finalized: See who is moving on

The round of 16 bracket for the World Cup has been finalized. WASHINGTON — The field…

US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January

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Which teams have been eliminated from the World Cup?

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It’s misleading to claim that polar bears are ‘thriving’ because of ‘increasing population’

For more than a decade, people have falsely claimed polar bears are “thriving,” using an “increasing…

Former Burleson HS football standout Jalen Kitna arrested on child porn charges

The Gainesville Police Department arrested Jalen Kitna on charges of distribution of child exploitation material and…

Texas police respond to parking lot wreck believed to be caused by driving dog

The Kilgore Police Department took to Facebook to reveal their suspicion that a furry friend was…

US star Christian Pulisic cleared to play against Dutch in World Cup

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McKinney ISD superintendent announces retirement

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No, the Respect for Marriage Act doesn’t legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states

The Respect for Marriage Act ensures marriage is recognized federally, regardless of sex, race or ethnicity.…

Texas traffic stop turns into largest liquid fentanyl drug bust in US history

A traffic stop just south of Robstown on Wednesday has turned into a history-making drug bust.…

Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Julia Reichert dies after cancer battle

In her 50 years of filmmaking, Reichert won two Primetime Emmy Awards and was nominated for…

North Carolina woman gives birth on the same day she wins $100K lottery prize

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Charges dropped against former DPS counterterrorism chief

John Jones Jr. was previously charged with sexual assault and possession of child pornography. TRAVIS COUNTY,…

Ex-DPS official accused in brutal rape bonds out of jail

Former division chief John Jones’ bond was originally set at $750,000. TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — EDITOR’S…

A Fort Worth home – indoor pool and slide included – gets Zillow-famous

Indoor pool? Check. Bar? Check? Wine cellar? Check. Check. Check. FORT WORTH, Texas — Any house…

How to watch the US play the Netherlands in the World Cup

If the U.S. beats the Netherlands, they would reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first…

Netflix’s ‘Killing Fields’ features North Texas woman’s cold case murder

Kelli Cox’s case is among those being featured as part of a new Netflix series, “Cold…

Dallas store employee killed after Thursday shooting; suspect remains at large

Thursday’s shooting comes days after a North Texas man shot and killed another man suspected of…

No Black jurors selected for former Fort Worth officer Aaron Dean’s murder trial

The trial’s opening statements are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Monday. FORT WORTH, Texas —…

NFL pro turned actor Brad William Henke dead at 56

Henke had dozens of on-screen credits, but is arguably most well-known as a major antagonist on…

Wise County asks volunteers to stay clear amid search for Athena Strand

The 7-year-old was last seen Wednesday evening, officials say. WISE COUNTY, Texas — As crews continue…

National 988 mental health hotline back up after outage

The 988 hotline is a national helpline staffed with mental health counselors around the country that’s…

Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy after $1.5 billion judgements against him

Jones has laughed at the awards on his Infowars show, saying he has less than $2…

Justice Department tried to hide report warning that private border wall in Texas could collapse

The report confirms a ProPublica and Texas Tribune investigation that found the privately built fencing could…

Musk says Twitter has suspended rapper Ye over swastika post

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November jobs report released; Dow Jones futures tumble nearly 400 points

America’s labor market has continued to defy skeptics all year, adding hundreds of thousands of jobs,…

The SPCA said he couldn’t take his dog home over a records issue; when he came back his dog was dead

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Meet the Texas barber who offers haircuts in exchange for a prayer

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AMBER Alert issued for missing North Texas girl in Wise County

Police said the mother of 7-year-old Athena had been looking for her since before 6 p.m.…

Plans unveiled for first public skatepark in Dallas

Construction of the park is expected to begin next year. DALLAS — Dallas is getting closer…

Who is Atatiana Jefferson? Former Fort Worth officer charged in her death heads to trial three years later

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Children’s clothing sets recalled over high lead levels

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‘Please start having conversations with your teenagers’: Author responds to memoir being banned from Texas school districts

“All Boys Aren’t Blue” has been removed from at least two Texas school districts, including Frisco…

Biden’s first state dinner draws lawmakers, celebrities

Biden offered a toast “to the history that binds us and the values that still unite…

Human remains found on property in Rains County

Texas Rangers are being assisted by deputies from Rains County and Hunt County in the probe…

Aaron Dean trial: How to watch the trial and stream it online for free

WFAA will be streaming the trial live on multiple platforms when it begins Monday. DALLAS —…

No, USA TODAY did not report Elon Musk’s Neuralink ‘killed nearly 3,000 monkeys’

Fake screenshots falsely claim the newspaper published an article saying animal testing of the brain implants…

Biden to Dems: Scrap caucuses, promote diversity in primary

Biden did not mention specific states he’d like to see go first, but has told Democrats…

Man wanted for questioning in 44-year-old woman’s murder taken into custody in Lewisville, officials say

During a press conference Wednesday morning, APD announced 43-year-old Jose Luis Moreno Castaneda is wanted for…

Aaron Dean trial: Jury selection continues in case involving former Fort Worth officer

Aaron Dean is accused of shooting Atatiana Jefferson in October 2019 in her home. FORT WORTH,…

Biden, Macron vow unity against Russia, discuss trade row

Biden is welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House for a visit that will…

Single-family building permits are still trending up in this North Texas city

In Denton, there are several reasons why building permits are trending above other parts of DFW…

Texas lawmakers signed NDAs to obtain Uvalde shooting case file

A group of Texas lawmakers have gotten information from the confidential case file by signing non-disclosure…

Some Texas small businesses startled by need to repay PPP loans

For thousands of business owners across Texas what they thought would be forgivable loans are now…

$3 billion development ‘The Mix’ planned at former Wade Park site in Frisco

The first phase of The Mix, located at Dallas Parkway and Lebanon Road in the North…

Dallas-Fort Worth is now a buyer’s market for homes, index says

DFW moved into buyer territory for the first time since the housing market caught fire in…

Trump document probe: Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master review

The decision is a significant win for federal prosecutors, clearing the way for them to use…

College Football Playoff expanding to 12 teams in 2024 season

The plan to expand the playoff was unveiled publicly in June 2021 and it took 18…

Local organization offers mentoring, friendship to those who age out of foster care

According to the Department of Family and Protective Services, more than one thousand young people age…

Video of police car driving through crowd is not from China protests

A video claiming to show a police vehicle ramming into a crowd wasn’t taken during protests…

‘Indiana Jones 5’ trailer released, movie title revealed

Indiana Jones is back. WASHINGTON — Disney and Lucasfilm revealed Thursday that the fifth Indiana Jones movie…

Officer credited with preventing fire from spreading inside Grapevine Mills mall, police say

The Grapevine officer was inside the mall in early November when he noticed flames inside the…

Supreme Court justices keep student loan cancellation blocked for now

More than 26 million people already applied for the student loan relief, with 16 million approved,…

Senate moves to avert rail strike amid dire warnings

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Dallas police asking for help locating missing woman

Vanessa Hendrix Lewis was last seen on the morning of Nov. 25 at her residence. DALLAS…

Son charged in shooting death of parents at Johnson County home, sheriff’s office says

The sheriff’s office said that the investigation had indicated Samuel was the “likely shooter” in the…

Stéphanie Frappart makes history as 1st female World Cup ref

World Cup history was made Thursday during Germany’s game against Costa Rica. DOHA, Qatar — French…

Free baby? 70 years ago this grocery store had a strange giveaway for a store opening

On December 1, 1949 Fred Meyer had one of their most wacky promotions. “FREE BABY,” was…

39-year-old Celina man gets life in prison for 2021 murder of his wife, 2 teen children

During a 911 call, Michael Paton told dispatch he shot his wife and started a fire…

‘The house was totally gone’: Home explosion rocks Tarrant County neighborhood, critically injuring man

Westworth Village police confirmed the incident was a home explosion. WESTWORTH VILLAGE, Texas — A home…

Who is Aaron Dean? Former Fort Worth officer charged in her death heads to trial three years later

WFAA took a look at Dean’s personnel files and videos of his job interview with Fort…

Family of Jake Flint speaks out after country singer dies hours after wedding

The 37-year-old country music artist’s family says their “hearts are broken over this tragic loss.” WASHINGTON…

Will the US face the Netherlands without Pulisic?

Pulisic was injured running into the Iranian goalie while scoring in the 38th minute of the…

Watch ‘Elf’ under the stars and see Santa in a parade: Things to do in Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend

Not only is it December (already??), but this weekend’s holiday events schedule is jam-packed with festive…

Harry and Meghan doc footage puts royal rift at forefront

The teaser trailer for Harry and Meghan’s upcoming Netflix documentary was released as their royal relatives…

Americans filed 225,000 applications for unemployment benefits last week

Applications for unemployment benefits are a proxy for layoffs, and viewed with other employment data, shows…

Prayers? Bombs? Hawaii history shows stopping lava not easy

It’s a question that comes up every time there’s an eruption that threatens human infrastructure: How…

12 Days of Scams How scammers swindle holiday shoppers out of money

The Better Business Bureau compiled a ‘naughty list’ of 12-holiday scams. BBB provides tips to keep…

Driver dies in Richardson after chase with Garland officers, police say

Sources at the scene say the driver of the vehicle leading the chase has died. The…

4 lion cubs saved from war in Ukraine arrive at US sanctuary

A male cub and three females spent the last three weeks at the Poznan Zoo in…

Christine McVie, Fleetwood Mac singer, dead at age 79

The band announced her death on social media Wednesday, saying “there are no words to describe…

Uvalde victims, survivors file $27 billion class action lawsuit

The lawsuit lists several defendants including Uvalde CISD, DPS, San Antonio’s SWAT team and more. UVALDE,…

DFW home prices are low and mortgage rates are high, but some say it’s a good time to buy

Not only did Michael Coleman II get his house, he got it for more than $40,000…

Frisco ISD board votes to remove books from libraries for the first time following state lawmaker’s requests

The five books permanently pulled from shelves had previously been vetted by parents, school staff and…

Frisco residents meet with police about recent purse snatching, home invasion crimes

Frisco residents let police know about their worries concerning recent crimes at retail stores and even…

Man accused of impersonating DFW-based band Bowling for Soup’s drummer arrested in connection with Colorado Amber Alert

A man that Bowling for Soup has accused of using drummer Gary Wiseman’s name to get…

Cecily Aguilar pleads guilty in connection to Vanessa Guillen’s murder

She now faces up to 30 years in prison, plus three years of supervised release and…

Funeral for longtime Tarrant County attorney Jim Lane set for Monday; unclear if it will delay Aaron Dean trial

Lane was one of the defense attorneys for the former Fort Worth officer accused of murder.…

As one major DFW highway project nears completion, another begins

Officials broke ground on a highway project in Tarrant County today as the Southern Gateway project…

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick prioritizes property tax relief, electric grid fixes and border security for 2023 legislative session

Patrick, who presides over the Senate and wields tremendous power over legislation, said lawmakers have an…

Pierce Allman, WFAA reporter who encountered Lee Harvey Oswald after JFK assassination, has died

For almost six decades, Allman was married to Dallas luxury residential realtor Allie Beth Allman. He…

US women’s team to take home big World Cup winnings under prize sharing agreement

The U.S. women’s team will make at least three times more from the men’s World Cup…

Dallas officer terminated after failing to help driver in fiery crash following brief chase, police say

Back in May, Chief Eddie Garcia said he was “embarrassed” and “outraged” by the officer’s actions…

No, Little Debbie is not going out of business

Little Debbie snack cakes are no longer being sold on U.S. military bases nationwide and overseas…

Treasury releases Trump’s tax returns to House committee

Trump refused to release his tax returns during his 2016 presidential campaign or his four years…

2022 holiday guide for North Texas 🎄

Many displays, events and shows are returning to North Texas this holiday season. DALLAS — It’s…

Limo driver hits and kills pedestrian crossing street in Arlington, police say

Investigators determined the pedestrian was walking along N. Collins Street in the right lane of traffic…

No, Chinese state media did not blur World Cup crowds as viral tweets suggest

Tweets suggest Chinese state media has been blurring their footage of World Cup fans as a…

Why Mexico is out of the World Cup, despite beating Saudi Arabia

Mexico had reached the round of 16 at the last seven World Cups, which was tied…

Dallas Wings announce 2023 regular season schedule; WNBA announces historic 40-game season

The Wings will kick off their home opener on Saturday, May 20 against the Atlanta Dream.…

NTSB releases preliminary report on deadly Dallas air show plane crash that killed 6

NTSB says altitude maneuvers weren’t discussed before the flight or while the airplanes were in the…

Cryptocurrency money laundering investigation initiated in East Texas leads to 21 people indicted

Cryptocurrency money laundering networks facilitate the movement of fraud proceeds from victims in the U.S. to…

Man seen at rapper TakeOff’s shooting charged with possessing a weapon

Prosecutors and defense attorneys reiterated in court that Cameron Joshua is not accused of firing a…

Crunch time: The baguette gets UN world heritage status

Experts decided the simple French flute deserved recognition after France’s culture ministry warned of a “continuous…

Allegations against Texas gymnastics coach span decades, cross borders

A grand jury Tuesday indicted 74-year-old Mike Spiller on charges of indecency with a child. SAN…

House approves bill aimed at averting nationwide rail strike

The bill would impose a compromise labor agreement brokered by President Joe Biden’s administration. WASHINGTON —…

Spotify Wrapped 2022: Bad Bunny No. 1 artist once again

New this year, Spotify Wrapped is giving users a “listening personality” based on your streaming habits…

Prince William to visit the US for climate event

William and his wife, Catherine, will travel to Boston on Wednesday for three days of public…

Hakeem Jeffries elected to lead House Dems after Pelosi

It’s rare for a party that lost the midterms to regroup so easily, and stands in…

Dallas store customer fatally shoots suspected burglar who was fighting with employees, police say

The shooter told police he saw another man fighting with store employees and shot him because…

RodeoHouston adds another performer to 2023 concert lineup

Louisiana native Lauren Daigle appeared on “American Idol” twice. Her career soared in 2018 with her…

2 arrested, charged with capital murder of 17-year-old, Grand Prairie police say

Police said three people were engaged in “possible high-risk activity” and a disturbance between the three…

Country singer Jake Flint dies just hours after his wedding

“We should be going through wedding photos but instead I have to pick out clothes to…

People magazine reveals its 2022 ‘People of the Year’

Two of the honorees were selected for their advocacy efforts this year, while two more received…

Russian diplomat says Brittney Griner could still come home before year’s end

Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said there’s still a chance for Houston native and WNBA…

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