FIRST ALERT: Tornadoes and flooding possible Saturday afternoon

Watches and Warnings Related: Fultondale opens storm shelters A Tornado Watch is in effect from now until 7 pm for a number of counties in West and Southwest Alabama including Autauga, Baldwin, Bibb, Blount Butler, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Escambia, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Lamar, Lowndes, Marengo, Mobile, Monroe, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter, Tuscaloosa, […]

Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions Breaks Ground on Student Village Project at Texas Woman’s University

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Development will add 875 beds, community amenities at TWU’s Denton, TX campus DENTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a leading developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market, and Texas Woman’s University, […]

Nation’s Hispanic Business Leaders Meeting in Dallas Will Put Wells Fargo on the Hot Seat

The chilling effect of immigration policies on some industries is expected to be a topic of discussion as the leaders of some of the largest Hispanic-owned businesses in the country gather in Dallas for a three-day convention starting Sunday. This is the second time the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, which claims to represent more […]

Dallas County DA reverses plan to seek death penalty against Zoe Hastings’ alleged killer

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This breaking news story will be updated. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office reversed its decision to seek the death penalty for a man accused in the murder of Zoe Hastings, saying the alleged killer has an intellectual disability. The capital murder case against 36-year-old Antonio Cochran was set for trial last month but was […]

Texas Sues Dallas Area Gas Station Operator over Hurricane Harvey Price Gouging Allegations

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Consumer complaints about price gouging was making waves across social media channels following Hurricane Harvey. Now, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office is holding some businesses accountable for their actions. Paxton’s office filed lawsuits today against three companies — one of them a local gas station owner — alleging price gouging. His office received 3,321 […]

Will Dallas Isd Turn to Charter Schools to Avoid the State’s Accountability Hammer?

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Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa wants to close down two schools and convert two others to charter schools to avoid harsh punishment from the state for their poor performance. He declined to say which of the four failing campuses would be closed or change under his plan, which will be presented to trustees at a […]

Lawyer with Cybersecurity Expertise Primed to Become Dallas’ New U.S. Attorney

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Dallas’ likely new top federal prosecutor brings with her a career battling cybercrime. That happens to be one of the fastest-growing and most damaging crimes in Texas and across the nation. Which is why those in the local criminal justice community think Erin Nealy Cox is a good pick to lead the office. Cox, a […]

Ex-Dallas Man Gets 7 Years for Insurance Scam of London Firm

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DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas businessman was sentenced to seven years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $4 million in an insurance scam targeting a British company. Federal prosecutors say 66-year-old Wesley Michael Woodyard was sentenced Friday in Dallas. Investigators say the 66-year-old defrauded ACE European Insurance Company of London from 2002 through […]