Posted: Sep 10, 2013 3:58 PM
Updated: Sep 10, 2013 3:58 PM
DALLAS (AP) Police say a crime watch volunteer suspected of raping at least four women in Dallas has been arrested in Louisiana. Federal agents arrested Van Draylan Dixson today at a motel in Baton Rouge. As many as nine women have been sexually assaulted this summer in Dallas' Fair Park neighborhood near downtown.
DALLAS (AP) Interstate 635 in northwest Dallas has reopened after a dump truck jumped a median and struck passing vehicles, killing two people. It wasn't clear what caused the truck to strike and then straddle the median. One car was caught under the truck's front wheels and a second car was trapped near its rear wheels.
DALLAS (AP) A wealthy North Texas woman has pleaded guilty to transporting and shipping child pornography. Prosecutors say officers monitoring online trafficking of child porn came across a folder with numerous explicit files. They say the files led them to search Erika Susan Perdue's home in the Dallas enclave of University Park. She'll be sentenced in January.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan Hecht has been selected as the new chief of the state's highest civil court. He was picked by Governor Rick Perry and replaces Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson, who's stepping down in October. The appointment comes as Hecht continues fighting a $29,000 state ethics fine from 2008.