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Deep Ellum Community Reaction to New Dallas Uber Office Community reaction ranged from worry to joy Wednesday over 3,000 highly paid Uber employees coming to Deep Ellum. "Everybody is going to benefit from 3,000 employees in the area and the levels of compensation that Uber is talking about," said Joe Beard, CEO of Westdale Real Estate.

Fort Worth Police Responding to 'Critical Police Incident' Police in Fort Worth are currently responding to a 'critical police incident.' Officers have been called to the 5800 block of Boca Raton Boulevard in east Fort Worth. So far no other details about the incident have been released. Check back and refresh this page for the latest update.

Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall to Return to Work Monday After Medical Leave Renee Hall will return to work Monday, Aug. 26, City Manager T.C. Broadnax confirmed Wednesday afternoon. Hall took a leave an absence in mid-July following major surgery, but has been cleared by her doctor to return to work.

These were the deadliest roads in Houston in 2018, according to TxDOT A records request by Chron.com to the Texas Department of Transportation revealed that Houston saw 189 traffic deaths in 2018. On HoustonChronicle.com: Cleaner bus stops in Houston area to cost Metro $21.5 million annually. The city has hundreds of residential roads, as well as several major highways and interstates.

Cypress man claims discrimination after Delta flight attendant gets upset with autistic brother He said a Delta crew refused to accommodate his brother, who is autistic and nonverbal. A flight attendant became upset with Isola's brother Tayo, when Isola's family asked a passenger to switch seats with Tayo, so that the family could be seated together, he wrote.

Rice anthropologists say goodbye to Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change This past week, Howe and fellow Rice anthropologist Dominic Boyer joined nearly 100 others to give a final farewell to Okjökull. Howe is the principal investigator for the project "Melt: The Social Life of Ice at the Top of the World," which she conducted with Boyer, examining the cultural impacts of climate change.

Can you help solve some of Houston's most infamous cold cases? In an age where internet sleuthing can yield results in murder cases, Chron.com compiled a list of some of Houston's infamous cold cases.

UK Elvis Fans Tour Dallas Locations Where "The King" Performed 25 Elvis fans from the United Kingdom and one from Argentina are touring Texas sites where 'the King' once performed.

Bulletproof Backpacks Wouldn't Have Saved Anyone in Recent Shootings Sales of bulletproof backpacks have spiked almost 300 percent following a spate of school shootings and the recent attacks in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Yet, none of the backpacks currently on the market would have stopped a single rifle round coming from those gunmen, NBC News reported.

Migrant Children Face More Serious Health Risks With Longer Detentions, Groups Warn Families, especially children, will likely face more health risks if a new Trump administration plan to hold migrants in detention facilities for longer periods of time goes into effect in 60 days, when flu season will be in full swing, health experts and immigrant rights advocates warn, as reported by NBC News.

Trendy Nashville hot chicken restaurant rules the roost in Fort Worth Nashville-style fried chicken is hot in more ways than one, and Fort Worth has a new place to get it: Rule The Roost is a newly-opened restaurant in Westworth Village, serving this ultra-trendy, spicy-hot fried chicken. A representative confirms that they opened on August 20.

Woman Likely Murdered Before Being Found Inside Burning SUV It's been two days since the body of a recent college graduate was found in a burning SUV in Lower Greenville. Dallas police believe she was likely murdered before the fire, but the killer and their motive is still a mystery. Police and her family are facing many unanswered questions right now, including why this happened on her 22nd birthday.

ABC Announces Rules for Next Democratic Debates, Gives Candidates More Time to Talk The third Democratic presidential debate will give candidates more time to answer questions, event host ABC announced Wednesday. The debate, which will be held at Houston's Texas Southern University on Sept. 12, will give candidates one minute and 15 seconds for direct responses to questions and 45 seconds for rebuttals, the network said.

Dallas ISD student selected for starring role in Broadway musical A Dallas ISD student is on her way to Broadway. 10-year-old Skye Turner's star power has been shining for years. Now, she's been cast in a musical depicting the life of Tina Turner. Skye begins rehearsals next week for the anticipated Broadway show chronicling the life of a superstar with whom she just happens to share the same last name.

Crime-riddled Dallas neighborhood gets federal grant A crime-riddled far northeast Dallas neighborhood will get additional assistance from the federal government, officials announced Wednesday. The area became the focus of a local and federal partnership called Project Safe Neighborhoods in 2018 and authorities have seen results.

Newy: Moose Johnston Not Sold on Replacing Zeke With a RB Committee He's special but we can manage it. No we couldn't. No we couldn't. Don't underestimate, how hard, that's the hard part about this whole thing - don't convince yourself that you can do this without him," Johnston said with a smirk at the XFL's press conference.

Electoral College members not bound by popular vote, court says Appeals court in Denver said Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states. The 10th U.S.

Jury now deliberating in trial for missing Fort Worth woman Typhenie Johnson FORT WORTH, Texas - A jury is now deliberating the case against a man accused of kidnapping a Fort Worth woman. It's been nearly three years since Typhenie Johnson disappeared. Her body has never been found. She was last seen by her twin brother in 2016 at an apartment in the Fort Worth suburb of Euless.

Frisco grandmother excited for first day of senior day care An adorable Frisco grandmother is proving you're never too old to be excited about new beginnings. Monique Flores shared photos showing how enthusiastic her grandmother, 89-year-old Antonia Villarreal, was for her first day at a senior day care on Wednesday.

Louisiana Tech, West Virginia among 5 most important games on the Texas schedule The game we've all been waiting for. I, personally, can't wait to arrive in Austin for this game. Georgia fans down in New Orleans during the Sugar Bowl said LSU fans are fantastic. The reason this game is No. 3 and not No.

Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall to return to duty after extended leave of absence Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall will return to work on Monday after an extended leave of absence. Hall has been on leave and out of the public eye since early July. The department would only say it was for a "major surgery," but declined to elaborate.

Judge Schedules Hearing for Jeffrey Epstein Victims to Speak A federal judge has ruled that the criminal case against Jeffrey Epstein will stay open until his victims have an opportunity to make statements in open court at a hearing next Tuesday, NBC News reports.

State of Mind Mental illness is an invisible battle that thousands of North Texans fight in silence. It impacts families behind closed doors in communities across the Metroplex, on August 22 we're taking a look at stress…

Fort Worth Heads For Big Screen With Story of 'Mighty Mites' Champion Football Team The bright lights of Hollywood will soon shine in Fort Worth when production starts on a movie about a scrappy football team made up of boys who lived in an orphanage. Production of the feature film "12 Mighty Orphans" will start in the fall, according to the Fort Worth Film Commission and Visit Fort Worth in a news release.

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