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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibit Tours North TexasYou can see the exhibit at the Irving Mall through March 27.

Coca Cola airs different types of Super Bowl adsCoke doesn’t sell anything. They try to entice people to come and work for the company.

Fort Worth seeks to spend $560 million on roads and other improvements through bond electionFort Worth is one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Orion Jean de Mansfield named Child of the Year by Time MagazineOrion Jean was selected from over 5,000 applicants. He “races kindness”, inspiring others to help their community and support those in need.

LA Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs’ Latest Text Messages Take Center Stage In Eric Kay LawsuitProsecutors today seized Kay’s messages on Skaggs’ phone, specifically one asking “How much?”

2 Everman High School students arrested for alleged armed robbery of a family dollar; Weapon recovered on campusThe campus went into “locked shelter-in-place” when headteachers learned of the theft from the nearby store.

Dallas Police Association rejects felony charges against 2 officersA day after two DPD officers were charged with crimes related to the 2020 George Floyd protests, the DPA has spoken out against the allegations. The two officers have not yet surrendered.

Former ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris pleads guilty to receiving child pornography and soliciting sex from minorsHarris, who was a big part of the “Cheer” docuseries filmed in Texas and aired on Netflix, was arrested in September 2020 for producing child pornography.

DFW ranks 20th among least affordable cities in the nationReal estate site RealtyHop just compiled a list of the least affordable US cities according to their data, and DFW ranks 20th among the least affordable cities in the country.

Could North Texas hit 80° tomorrow?The models aren’t *confident enough* to predict it, but we’ll definitely come close. Little to no rain expected this weekend, but much needed relief could arrive early next week.

Get those grills ready! Near-perfect weather forecast for Super Bowl on SundayWith highs in the mid 60’s, sunny skies and light winds, we couldn’t ask for better weather this Sunday.

The Dallas Police Association will hold a press conference today on the charges against 2 officersThe Dallas Police Association will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. today to address charges against two officers involved in the 2020 George Floyd protests.

AM Weather Update with Brittany RaineyAM Weather Update with Brittany Rainey

Cool weekend expected as cold front moves in, but warm until thenWe will be in the 70s on Thursday and Friday before a cold front moves in early Saturday morning bringing a very slim chance of rain and temperatures in the 50s. Skies will be mostly sunny.

2 Dallas cops charged with excessive force in May 2020 protestsNearly two years after peaceful protests turned violent in downtown Dallas, 2 police officers are facing charges accusing them of using excessive force. These protests after the death of George Floyd have led to violent clashes between protesters and police.

Dallas City Council approves plan for $4 billion new convention center and neighborhoodDallas City Council is moving forward with plans to replace the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center with a new 2.5 million square foot building and several new amenities.

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T brings inspirational message to Oak Cliff in DallasThe wrestler visited students at Oak Cliff to inspire them and talk about black history.

Dallas City Council approves plans for new multi-billion dollar convention centerIn a near-unanimous vote, the Board decided to go ahead with the plans. But some worry that things seem too good to be true.

Witnesses testify against Eric Kay, accused of giving Pitcher Tyler Skaggs a lethal dose of fentanylLA Angels staff, first responders and police detectives testified in federal court in Fort Worth today for finding Skaggs dead in a Southlake hotel room

Dallas ISD pilots new milk program in select schoolsDallas ISD said using ultra-pasteurized milk will help save time and space by reducing the need for refrigeration. The new program is intended to see how students respond before wider adoption.

Community education organization works to ensure Dallas never forgets its black historyRemembering Black Dallas is an effort to preserve, present and promote the footprint of black life throughout Dallas’ dark history of racism and racial segregation and through the communities created by former slaves and their descendants.

Accused Capitol Rioter Guy Reffitt The first January 6 case to go to trialGuy Reffitt of Wylie will stand trial on February 28 for storming the Capitol while armed. Lawyers say the case will be important in setting a precedent for future cases.

Dallas County District Attorney’s Office Issues Multiple Warrants for Police Officers Involved in George Floyd ProtestsMultiple arrest warrants have been issued by the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office for two officers involved in the 2020 George Floyd protests in downtown Dallas.

Even in North Texas, the debate over whether to style Chicago or New York rages on National Pizza Day.It’s National Pizza Day! Even here in North Texas, pizza lovers clearly know what they prefer.

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