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Equipment brought in to remove crane that collapsed on Dallas apartments
Equipment has been brought in as crews work to remove the crane that collapsed onto a Dallas apartment building.
The crane fell on the Elan City Lights Apartments on June 9, killing 29-year-old Kiersten Smith, and displacing hundreds of other residents.
OSHA released the site in late July, which was nearly two months after the crane collapse.Read the full article
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Two killed in East Oak Cliff drive-by shooting
A man and woman are dead following a drive-by shooting early Saturday morning in east Oak Cliff.
According to police, they found 39-year-old Jennifer Hernandez and 26-year-old Kenneth Wesley in a driveway in the 4400 block of Cicero Street. Both were suffering from gunshot wounds.
Police said the two were standing in front of a house, when a vehicle drove by and opened fire just after midnight.Read the full article
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson on violent crime spike: ‘It is not too big for us to handle'
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has been for a little over 60 days, and one of the biggest issues for the city continues to be violent crime.
Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall accepted the governor's offer to provide DPS Troopers to bolster the force, and she targeted eight high-crime areas with her officers. The mayor responded by creating a civilian task force to comb through data.
There have been 141 homicides in Dallas so far this year. That's 22 more than the same time last year. Many of them are young victims.Read the full article