Heavy police activity in downtown Dallas near the Federal Building

Multiple police officers have responded to an incident in downtown Dallas near the Federal Building on Commerce Street near Griffin.

Early reports indicate there is a suspicious abandoned vehicle in the area. There have been evacuations in the immediate area while police investigate the scene.

A large perimeter has been established and police are keeping people away.

It is best to avoid this area.

Update – The incident has been resolved.

22-year-old dies after crashing into disabled 18-wheeler in Grand Prairie

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a vehicle and an 18-wheeler that occurred on Sunday.

At around 4:15pm, Grand Prairie police and fire were dispatched to a major accident along eastbound I20 near PGBT (161). A vehicle had veered off the main lanes and impacted the rear of a disabled 18-wheeler parked along the inside shoulder of the highway.

The driver of the vehicle, a 22-year-old male, was killed at the scene. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.

There are no criminal charges pending.

Severe Thunderstorm WATCH has been issued for North Texas, including DFW, until 10pm

A Severe Thunderstorm WATCH has been issued for much of north Texas, including the DFW Metroplex, until 10pm this evening.

A large cluster or squall line of thunderstorms is expected to move through late this afternoon and evening. Those storms could be strong to severe with large hail, damaging winds, and a tornado or two. Heavy rain and frequent lightning will also be a concern.

A weather watch means conditions are favorable for severe weather. Stay alert and keep updated on the forecast for the latest information. And remember to always have a severe weather plan, whether indoors or outdoors!

Police investigating person struck by a train in Forest Hill

Police in Forest Hill are investigating a major accident reportedly involving a person struck by a train.

The incident occurred on the railroad tracks in Forest Hill. Forest Hill FD and MedStar EMS responded to the scene as well. Unknown specific location, but reports indicate off Hartman Road.

MedStar EMS has ground transported a patient to JPS with major injuries as a result of this crash. The victim was pinned and had to be extricated from the scene.

No additional details at this time.

UPDATE: 23-year-old dies in motorcycle crash this afternoon in Azle

Here is a quick update to the incident we posted earlier today.

According to Tarrant County Medical Examiner records, a 23-year-old died at JPS shortly after being airlifted to the facility from a motorcycle crash in south Azle.

Azle Fire and Police responded to the scene in the 500 block of Wells-Burnett Road at Beverly Road. CareFlite airlifted the victim to JPS where he subsequently passed away.

There are no additional details at this time.

Arlington police investigating fatal motorcycle crash

The Arlington police and fire departments responded to a major accident this evening around 6:38pm in the 1400 block of E. Abram Street.

Officers received a call of a crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of E. Abram Street and Overhill Drive. A pickup truck turned left to go westbound on Abram from northbound Overhill and struck a motorcycle traveling eastbound on Abram. The rider was ejected from the bike.

The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigators do not believe the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. At this point, no charges have been filed.

The investigation is still ongoing.

One person airlifted to hospital following motorcycle crash in Azle

At around 2pm this afternoon, Azle Fire/EMS and police responded to the scene of a major accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Wells-Burnett Road and Beverly Road in south Azle.

CareFlite was called to the scene and airlifted one person to JPS. Unknown severity of injuries at this time.

The roadway is blocked in the area while police clean up the scene. It is best to avoid.

Dallas police arrest man accused of killing two people overnight Friday

Dallas police detectives have arrested a man accused of killing two people overnight Friday.

Police officers responded to the Coronado Apartments complex near White Rock Lake early Friday morning regarding an active shooter on foot in the area. When officers made entry into an apartment unit at the complex, they located a 31-year-old male and 34-year-old female deceased.

Police say a 40-year-old male has been arrested charged with Capital Murder in this case.

Two people shot, one fatally, at Deep Ellum parking lot

The Dallas Police Department says a 28-year-old man was shot dead and a second victim was wounded in an overnight shooting at a Deep Ellum parking lot.

Officers responded to the scene around 2:45am in the 2600 block of Main Street. The 28-year-old victim was shot multiple times and transported to an area hospital where he died. The second victim was shot while sitting inside of a vehicle at the parking lot. He was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at 214-671-4236.

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