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Dallas Stars unveil 'Blackout' alternate jersey

Dallas Stars unveil 'Blackout' alternate jersey

As Dallas Stars fans are still thinking about the team’s run to the Stanley Cup Final, they were given a treat Wednesday, as the Stars unveiled a new Blackout alternate uniform for the upcoming season. This will be the first time since 2006 that the Stars will enter the season with three uniform options. The Stars said this is a return to the team’s roots, as it re-establishes black as a primary jersey color, which the team had during its first 20 years in Dallas. The new black jersey features Skyline Green, which was inspired by the city of Dallas and its iconic skyline.The jersey will...

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Dallas City Council approves new Fair Park master plan

Dallas City Council approves new Fair Park master plan

The Dallas City Council unanimously approved a new vision for 277 acres at Fair Park with the 20-year goal of making it a year-round destination. The Dallas City Council unanimously approved a new vision for 277 acres at Fair Park with the 20-year goal of making it a year-round destination. The Fair Park master plan has a look similar to the popular Klyde Warren Park and adds more green space to South Dallas. And leaders said the drawings that show huge areas of green space and gathering areas are only the beginning. The first phase focused on the southeastern end of Fair Park where decades...

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Collin County Judge Chris Hill tests positive for COVID-19

Collin County Judge Chris Hill tests positive for COVID-19

The top elected official in Collin County has tested positive for COVID-19. Collin County Judge Chris Hill tweeted that he began feeling sick on Sunday morning. His symptoms were a headache and a sore throat.He was tested on Monday and he said that result came back positive. Hill is now in quarantine at home and will conduct Collin County business from there until he is cleared to return to work.

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Report: National Guard troops deploying statewide for post-election protests

Report: National Guard troops deploying statewide for post-election protests

Reports say the Texas National Guard is being sent to help in case there are post-election disturbances. But county leaders say they were never informed about the possible deployment. A Texas National Guard spokesman told a newspaper that Gov. Greg Abbott is deploying troops to Dallas and other cities in case there are protests over the election. FOX 4 and other media across the state contacted the Texas National Guard and the governor's office about the report but got few answers. Now, several Texas mayors and county leaders obviously also want to know what's going. Reports say the Texas...

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Body found in missing Fort Worth woman’s car in rural Cooke County

Body found in missing Fort Worth woman’s car in rural Cooke County

Hunters in a deeply wooded part of Cooke County found a body inside the car of a missing Fort Worth woman. Fort Worth police confirmed the car belonged to 69-year-old Carolyn Kay Riggins. She disappeared in July shortly after winning a large cash prize at a bingo hall in Watauga.Police, family and friends have been on the lookout since then for her 2020 tan Lincoln Town Car with a black top. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office still must confirm the identity of the body found inside the vehicle.There’s no word yet on a cause of death. Advertisement RELATED: 

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TABC suspends liquor permit for North Texas bars violating COVID-19 restrictions

TABC suspends liquor permit for North Texas bars violating COVID-19 restrictions

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said bars owners committed to him that they would reopen safety, and added those that don't should suffer the consequences. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission says some 200 bars statewide have had their licenses suspended since being allowed to reopen. Two of those were here in North Texas, where COVID-19 cases are rising. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said bars owners committed to him that they would reopen safely and added those that don't should suffer the consequences.It's been one week since Tarrant County Judge Glenn Whitley allowed bars to reopen at 50%...

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About 30% of registered voters have already voted in DFW

About 30% of registered voters have already voted in DFW

The second week of early voting started out strong. Around 144,000 people showed up Monday in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton counties to vote. More than 1 million people around the Metroplex have now voted in person. Another 133,000 have voted by mail.RELATED:  The total is more than 30% of registered voters.The turnout is noticeably higher in Collin and Denton counties with 36% of registered voters compared to less than 30% in Tarrant and Dallas counties. Advertisement Early voting continues through Friday, Oct. 30.Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.RELATED: 

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Oncor clear-cuts three acres at White Rock Lake without city approval

Oncor clear-cuts three acres at White Rock Lake without city approval

The city of Dallas is in talks with Oncor after it clear-cut three acres of trees by White Rock Lake without notifying the city first. The city of Dallas is in talks with Oncor after it clear-cut three acres of trees by White Rock Lake without notifying the city first. The clearing would have continued, but the city told Oncor to stop after it got word of what was happening. A Dallas city councilwoman has put together a committee to work with the city an Oncor on a plan to prevent a clearing like this from happening again and hopefully replant some of what was lost.Councilwoman Paula...

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Seasonal ice rink coming to Klyde Warren Park with expansion project

Seasonal ice rink coming to Klyde Warren Park with expansion project

Plans to expand Klyde Warren Park in Dallas got a big boost thanks to a large donation. FOX 4's Hanna Battah has details about the project including a seasonal ice skating rink. Plans are moving ahead to expand and improve the popular Klyde Warren Park in Downtown Dallas. The 1.65-acre expansion on the west side of the park over Woodall Rogers Freeway will add extra lawn space for holiday markets, book fairs, pumpkin patches and other events. A seasonal ice skating rink will be one of the flagship features of the project. The rink will be about the same size as the rink at the Rockefeller...

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Dallas homicides on track to surpass last year's record-breaking rate

Dallas homicides on track to surpass last year's record-breaking rate

At Monday’s public safety committee meeting, violent crime trends and growing caseloads were top of mind. The city of Dallas is on track to surpass last year's record-breaking homicide rate. To date, there have been 178 homicides in Dallas, compared to 161 this time last year. The Dallas Public Safety Committee discussed Monday the violent crime trends as well as the search for 911 operators and a new police chief.At Monday’s public safety committee meeting, violent crime trends and growing caseloads were top of mind. During the month of September, there were 488 aggravated assaults and 24...

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Dr. Jill Biden to visit Dallas, other Texas cities on first day of early voting

Dr. Jill Biden to visit Dallas, other Texas cities on first day of early voting

The wife of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is coming to Texas this week. Dr. Jill Biden will be in Dallas, Houston and El Paso on Tuesday, the first day of early voting. The exact times and where she'll be have not released.Dr. Biden comes to Texas at a time when polls indicate President Donald Trump has a small lead in the reliably Republican state. No Democratic presidential candidate has won Texas since Jimmy Carter in 1976.RELATED: Advertisement

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Trump says 'California is going to hell'

Trump says 'California is going to hell'

Donald Trump has had a complicated relationship with the state of California throughout his presidency. The president said during a Monday morning Twitter rant that, "California is going to hell. Vote Trump!" He said his home state of New York was already there and implied that Illinois could be headed for eternal damnation unless they vote for him in the upcoming election, the reports.  In the past, Trump has criticized the Golden State for its "sanctuary" laws and policies that protect undocumented people. He even blamed California's historic wildfires on poor forest management, though...

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American Airlines Center ready to welcome early voters starting Tuesday

American Airlines Center ready to welcome early voters starting Tuesday

The American Airlines Center in downtown Dallas is ready to welcome voters. The home of the Mavericks and Stars is the largest polling location in Dallas County when early voting starts Tuesday. “We want our voters to feel safe while they are voting and casting their ballot,” said Laura Granado, early voting manager, Dallas County Elections.Parking at the mega center is free and curbside voting will be available for those who can't go inside. The Dallas Mavericks organization played a role in making their home arena available because of pandemic and an effort to get people to vote. Multiple...

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Appeals court again limits Texas counties to one mail-in ballot drop-off site

Appeals court again limits Texas counties to one mail-in ballot drop-off site

Governor Abbott's plan to limit absentee ballot drop-off locations to one per county is back on. A federal appeals court has issued a temporary order that blocks Texas counties from setting up multiple drop-off locations for mail-in ballots. The Fifth District U.S. Court of Appeals on Saturday granted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's request for an emergency stay of a federal judge's injunction that blocked Gov. Greg Abbott's order limiting counties to just one ballot drop-off location during early voting for the November elections. U.S. District Judge Robert Pittman on Friday said...

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Coronavirus cases trending up again in North Texas

Coronavirus cases trending up again in North Texas

The number of COVID-19 cases in our area is rising a bit. There were 949 new cases and 12 deaths were reported in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton counties. Only 19 of the cases from Dallas County were older cases from the state’s backlogged reporting system.But the seven-day rolling average FOX 4 uses to even out daily fluctuation has risen by 57% in the past week. RELATED: Statewide there were nearly 3,800 new cases and 104 deaths reported. Advertisement The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Texas is also rising.There were 3,556 coronavirus patients in the hospital throughout...

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TCU sees big turnaround in its fight against COVID-19

TCU sees big turnaround in its fight against COVID-19

Students and staff have seen others wearing masks on campus more frequently. TCU has seen a dramatic outcome, and not just the football team’s big win over the University of Texas Longhorns. The university also scored a significant turnaround in its fight against COVID-19. As of Thursday, TCU reports 14 active cases campuswide, a number that had been in the hundreds. “I do think students are wearing their masks, trying to social distance themselves. They’re not partying as much as like during the first couple weeks of school,” graduate student Karen Winters said.Winters and her group of...

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Wolfe City police officer Shaun Lucas fired for fatal shooting of Jonathan Price

Wolfe City police officer Shaun Lucas fired for fatal shooting of Jonathan Price

The Wolfe City police officer who was arrested and charged for the murder of Jonathan Price has been fired for his “egregious violation” of the city’s and police department’s policies. Shaun Lucas shot and killed Price after responding to a possible fight in progress at a local convenience store on Saturday. Officer Lucas made contact with Price, who was reportedly involved in the disturbance. Family members said he was trying to break up a domestic violence fight between a couple.When Lucas tried to detain Price, investigators said Price “resisted in a non-threatening posture” and began...

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Alamo Drafthouse closes its remaining theaters in North Texas

Alamo Drafthouse closes its remaining theaters in North Texas

A theater chain closed all of its remaining locations because of a lack of business. Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse had two of its six North Texas locations open. The company said it tried to keep the ones in Lake Highlands and Richardson open. But with no big movie releases coming, it makes more sense to close and wait out the pandemic.On Wednesday, Regal Cinemas also announced it is closing all of its theaters across the country, including one in Dallas and one in Fort Worth. The Wall Street Journal reported the delay of several major new releases is making it difficult for theater chains...

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Scooters may be allowed to return soon to Dallas, city council says

Scooters may be allowed to return soon to Dallas, city council says

After scooters were abruptly banned in Dallas about a month ago, the city is now preparing to allow them to return on a temporary permit basis. After scooters were abruptly banned in Dallas about a month ago, the city is now preparing to allow them to return on a temporary permit basis. The city banned the scooters citing public safety issues after the companies allowed the scooters to operate well into the night in violation of the city's rules. The Dallas director of transportation says he may give scooter operators the green light to return with a temporary permit soon after a public...

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Construction begins on new park on far east side of Downtown Dallas

Construction begins on new park on far east side of Downtown Dallas

Construction of a new Downtown Dallas park larger than Klyde Warren Park is getting underway. Parks for Downtown Dallas CEO Amy Meadows joins Good Day to talk about the project. The city of Dallas broke ground Wednesday morning on a new public park in the downtown area. Carpenter Park will be built at the intersection of Pearl and Live Oak streets, which will be re-aligned. Part of it will be beneath Highway 345. The 5.6-acre park will be even larger than the popular Klyde Warren Park.It will feature a children’s play area, a basketball court, a dog play area, artwork, gardens, a walking...

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Dallas ISD teacher passes away after testing positive for COVID-19

Dallas ISD teacher passes away after testing positive for COVID-19

A Dallas ISD teacher has passed away after testing positive for COVID-19. The teacher was on staff at Nancy Cochran Elementary School in Oak Cliff. The district did not release the teacher's name.Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa sent a letter to parents notifying them of the teacher's death and extending condolences to the family and school community.

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$450,000 deal being finalized to clean up 'shingle mountain' in Dallas

$450,000 deal being finalized to clean up 'shingle mountain' in Dallas

The city of Dallas is finalizing a deal to clean up the eyesore known as “shingle mountain.” The city manager accepted a company's bid of $450,000 to clean up the massive debris pile and haul away the shingles from the location in Southeast Dallas. “This is a win for southern Dallas, environmental justice, and reaffirms our commitment to protecting the environment,” Dallas City Councilman Tennell Atkins said in a statement.Nine companies bid on the project to clean up the property in the 9500 block of S. Central Expressway. The city council must now approve the deal, and Atkins said he...

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Fort Worth officer fired for racially insensitive Facebook post

Fort Worth officer fired for racially insensitive Facebook post

A Fort Worth police officer was fired from his job because of a racially insensitive meme posted on his personal Facebook page. A Fort Worth police officer was fired from his job because of a racially insensitive meme posted on his personal Facebook page. The Fort Worth Police Department said Officer Roger Ballard was suspended indefinitely on Thursday following a quick internal affairs investigation. “After reviewing the Internal Affairs findings, Chief Ed Kraus concurred with the chain of command determination that Officer Ballard was in violation of departmental general orders and that...

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North Texas officials still dealing with backlogged reporting of COVID-19 cases

North Texas officials still dealing with backlogged reporting of COVID-19 cases

For nearly two months now the state of Texas has been releasing hundreds of backlogged COVID-19 cases, raising significant questions about the data being used to determine when schools and businesses reopen. For nearly two months now the state of Texas has been releasing hundreds of backlogged COVID-19 cases, raising significant questions about the data being used to determine when schools and businesses reopen. North Texas area health officials say the ongoing backlog shows the need for several improvements. “What it has shown is how antiquated and outdated a lot of the data systems have...

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Texas Workforce Commission tells unemployed Texans to return $215M in overpayments

Texas Workforce Commission tells unemployed Texans to return $215M in overpayments

The Texas Workforce Commission says it overpaid unemployment benefits to some people by more than $200 million. The Texas Workforce Commission says it overpaid unemployment benefits to some people by more than $200 million. It's not seeking to get that money back right away, but a bill will be due. The TWC says most of these overpayments are cases of a misunderstanding. But that doesn’t mean the unemployed are off the hook for paying back hundreds of millions of dollars.Millions of Texans are out of work and are receiving unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, the TWC...

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