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Man who stabbed ex-girlfriend to death in DeSoto later arrested in Irving

The DeSoto Police Department is investigating the murder of a 21-year-old female that occurred last night.

Officers responded to the scene in the 1200 block of Greenbrook Drive and located a female with serious stab injuries to the “face and body.” She was transported to the hospital, but died as a result of her injuries.

Officials say the suspect in this case is the victim’s ex-boyfriend. He has been identified as 20-year-old Matthew Gonzalez. An arrest warrant was issued for him, but he was quickly apprehended in Irving.

The incident remains under investigation.

Resident killed in south Fort Worth house fire

The Fort Worth Fire Department is on scene of a house fire in the 500 block of W. Felix Street on the south side of town.

Firefighters arrived on scene with a working fire inside a house. One occupant was rescued and transported to the hospital with CPR in progress.

The resident has been pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Quint 17 remains on scene to assist with investigation and clean up efforts.

Update – The victim has been identified as an 82-year-old female who resided at the house.

Police seeking information after teenager found shot dead in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department’s Homicide Unit is requesting information from the public after the death of a 16-year-old male over the weekend.

Multiple police were called to the scene at 2016 Stalcup Road in the Stop 6 area of east Fort Worth on Saturday. An unresponsive male was located near an abandoned building at the given location.

The man died at the scene of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Anyone with information on this murder can contact the Homicide Unit at 817-392-4344.

Man shot at Lake Dallas hotel; suspect arrested

The Lake Dallas Police Department in Denton County is investigating an overnight homicide in the 300 block of W. Swisher Road.

Police were called to a report of gunshots at the Best Western Inn and Suites, 305 Swisher Road, at 12:58AM. When emergency personnel arrived, they located a man in the parking lot with a gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to Medical City Denton, but pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 24-year-old man.

The suspect, who police say was a guest at the hotel, was arrested on scene.

The shooting remains under investigation at this time.

CareFlite launched to serious crash along I35W in Burleson

Burleson Fire Department, Police Department, and MedStar EMS are working a major accident involving multiple vehicles along northbound I35W near Hidden Creek Parkway.

One vehicle has been rear-ended with significant damage. There are multiple vehicles involved in the crash.

CareFlite has landed at the scene to air transport one person involved.

It is best to avoid the area.

Update – CareFlite is airlifting a male patient to JPS. Conscious and breathing.

Photo: Jonathan Cook

Two drivers seriously injured after wrong-way crash in Denton

The Denton Police Department and Fire Department responded to a serious multi-vehicle crash earlier this morning in the southbound lanes of I35W near FM 2449 south of Denton.

Police say a vehicle was traveling the wrong way on I35W when it collided with a southbound vehicle. The southbound vehicle overturned and came to rest on the highway. It was then struck by an 18-wheeler.

The wrong-way driver and driver of the southbound vehicle were both taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not seriously injured.

All southbound lanes were diverted this morning while emergency responders cleared up the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.

Police investigating “severe” crash on 183 in Bedford; highway closed

The Bedford Police Department is investigating a major accident that occurred earlier this morning in the westbound lanes of Highway 183 near Central Drive.

Multiple people were injured in the wreck. A PHI medical helicopter responded to the scene and landed on the highway.

One person was airlifted to Medical City Arlington and others were transported by ground ambulance.

Police have not released any details on the crash, but city officials say the crash was “severe.”

All westbound lanes are closed while police investigate the crash. Traffic is forced to exit at Central Drive.

UPDATE: One person dead in Benbrook house fire

The Tarrant County Fire Marshal’s Office has confirmed one person died from a house fire last night in Benbrook.

Benbrook Fire Department and multiple other departments responded to the scene in the 3900 block of Sundown Drive and located a working fire.

The fire eventually spread throughout most of the house. Firefighters went defensive, taking an exterior posture to fight the flames.

One person died in the fire.

The Tarrant County Fire Marshal’s Office is still investigating the cause of the fire.

DFW Scanner launches new nonprofit organization: ‘DFW Scanner Donates’

DFW Scanner, one of the largest public safety related news and information sites in the world, has launched DFW Scanner Donates, a certified 501c(3) nonprofit organization aimed at facilitating the donation and delivery of bottled water and supplies to emergency responders.

For years, the DFW Scanner team has worked with local food banks and companies to help distribute donated bottled water and Gatorade to firefighters, paramedics, and police officers across the North Texas area. In an effort to grow our operations, we have formed a nonprofit organization to enable folks from the community to get involved and keep our emergency responders healthy and hydrated.

Primary uses of the funds will be the storage and donation of the bottled water. Please visit and learn more about our mission. You can give a tax deductible one-time gift or recurring donation on our website.

Thank you very much for your continued commitment to serving those who serve us!

One person injured last night after shooting in central Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday night in the 400 block of Truman Street in the entertainment district of central Arlington.

Police responded to shots fired and located several shell casings in front of a house. No victims were located at the scene; however, a shooting victim showed up to a local hospital not long after the incident.

The shooting victim was airlifted from a local Arlington hospital to a hospital in Dallas with serious injuries. He underwent surgery and remains in the hospital, unknown condition.

Police have no information regarding a suspect.

The incident is still under investigation.

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