Tag: Dallas (Tex)

The Ezekiel Elliott Drama Ends: He’s Back With the Cowboys

In the end, the superstar running back Ezekiel Elliott, after a protracted contract stalemate with the Dallas Cowboys, will suit up and play this season. It’s the way these high-profile N.F.L. holdouts tend to end, most of the time, anyway. Elliott agreed to a six-year, $90 million extension with $50 million guaranteed. That’s the most […]

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Why Euthanasia Rates at Animal Shelters Have Plummeted

DALLAS — When a lost, stray or abandoned pet entered an American city’s animal shelter 10 years ago, there was a good chance it would not leave. But in a quiet transformation, pet euthanasia rates have plummeted in big cities in recent years, falling more than 75 percent since 2009. A rescue, an adoption or […]

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Why More Dogs and Cats Are Making It Out of Shelters Alive

DALLAS — When a lost, stray or abandoned pet entered an American city’s animal shelter 10 years ago, there was a good chance it would not leave. But in a quiet transformation, pet euthanasia rates have plummeted in big cities in recent years, falling more than 75 percent since 2009. A rescue, an adoption or […]

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Colonel Killed in Vietnam War Finally Came Home. His Son Flew the Plane.

Bryan Knight was 5 years old when he said goodbye for the last time to his father, Roy A. Knight Jr., at Love Field in Dallas. Fifty-two years later, Mr. Knight, piloting a Southwest Airlines flight on Thursday, brought back the remains of his father, an Air Force colonel who was killed in the Vietnam […]

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Video Shows Last Moments of Dallas Man, Restrained as Officers Joked

Dallas police body camera footage released this week after a three-year legal fight shows a 32-year-old man’s last moments after he was pinned to the ground by officers. The man, Tony Timpa, had called 911 from the parking lot of a pornography store on Aug. 10, 2016, telling the dispatcher he needed help, the Dallas […]

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The ‘Texas Miracle’ Missed Most of Texas

LONGVIEW, Tex. — On the eastern plains of Texas, local leaders are trying to stop the bleeding of talent to the bright lights of Dallas and Austin. They are sprucing up downtown, completing 10 miles of walking trails, investing in parks and schools and making other improvements that they hope will entice young workers to […]

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How a Dallas Photojournalist Captured an Image of a Gunman Mid-Attack

It wasn’t until he took the photograph on Monday morning that Tom Fox, a longtime photojournalist, realized what he was looking at: A man wearing tactical gear and carrying a military-style rifle was standing outside a federal courthouse in Dallas, looking his way. Moments earlier, Mr. Fox, who works for The Dallas Morning News, had […]

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Man Charged With Murdering 3 in Dallas, Including Muhlaysia Booker, a Transgender Woman

A 33-year-old man has been charged with murder in three recent killings in Dallas, including the fatal shooting of a transgender woman, the Dallas Police Department announced on Wednesday. The man, Kendrell Lavar Lyles, was charged in the death of Muhlaysia Booker, 23, a transgender woman who was found dead on May 18, Maj. Max […]

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After Third Killing of a Transgender Woman in a Year, Dallas Police Urge Vigilance

For the third time in less than a year, the Dallas police said Monday that they were investigating the killing of a transgender woman, raising the specter of a spree of violence targeting one of the most marginalized communities in the city. The police said the woman, Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled out of White […]

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The National Spelling Bee Crowned 8 Champions, and 3 Are Friends From Dallas

When students from the Dallas area took the stage for a regional spelling bee this spring, the competition was so intense that officials ran out of words, had to resort to a written test and, in the end, decided to send three top spellers to nationals. That was just a preview of what was to […]

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3 of This Year’s Spelling Bee Winners Are Friends From Dallas

When students from the Dallas area took the stage for a regional spelling bee this spring, the competition was so intense that officials ran out of words, had to resort to a written test and, in the end, decided to send three top spellers to nationals. That was just a preview of what was to […]

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