State lawmakers have given local police and district attorneys a new tool that could take cars away from street racers. The Dallas County DA says he's going to do everything he can, including using a new law, to try and put the brakes on street racing.
Three people were killed and two people were injured. Both of the SUVs racing in the crash on July 30 were stolen. Now, the alleged driver of one of the stolen vehicles in the street racing incident faces the highest charge possible: three counts of murder.
Dallas PD and its Street Racing Task Force responded to 11 street racing/stunting events Friday and Saturday at locations across the city.
Surveillance video captured two separate crashes into businesses over the weekend possibly linked to street racing and stunting. No major injuries were reported, but the businesses are left with a big mess.
Dallas PD is testing out speed bumps and other detractors on roads where there's been the most racing activity. It’s something a few other cities have tried, but it's unclear if it will actually work.
Fort Worth police approved a new rule to tackle street racing and stunting in the city. It is now illegal to gather and watch them.
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is investigating after an 11-year-old girl was killed from what witnesses say was a street race.
A woman who was struck by a vehicle during a ‘stunt driving’ takeover in Fort Worth said she was not there as a spectator.
The Dallas Police Department says they are seeing an increase in street racing over the past month. The chief tweeted new numbers showing more than 160 arrests made.
Northeast Dallas council members discussed the street racing problem and potential fixes with their constituents in a virtual town hall Tuesday afternoon.
Street racing only seems to be intensifying and putting additional strain on city resources already spread thin. Some are hoping the new police chief will give a new perspective to tackling a persistent problem.
Police have charged two men accused of street racing, leading to a crash that killed one person and left a 70-year-old man in critical condition.
Those who live in a Dallas neighborhood are still reeling from the damage caused by street racers performing stunts at a busy intersection over the weekend.
Despite outcries from the community to end the street racing problem, the Dallas Police Department issued a memo opposing making street racing a priority one call.
Dallas police have received more than 8,400 calls about street racing so far this year.
Fort Worth police say stopping street racing is often a challenge and means officers have to watch both the streets and social media to catch them in the act.
Police say two of the victims were innocent bystanders who were killed when the alleged street racer struck their vehicle and it burst into flames.
Dallas police are enforcing a curfew in and around downtown in an effort to crack down on crime and street racing.
Fort Worth police said one person died in a street racing crash early Sunday morning.
The Dallas Police Department is working to stop street racing in the city, but video showing drivers doing donuts in Victory Park has caused concerns for those living nearby.