Apartment explosion injures 8 + chase and arrest + Pargas Vigil


Happy Thursday, neighbors! Here you will find everything you need to know about what is happening on site today.

First the weather today:

Humid and partly cloudy all day. High: 90 Low: 72.

Here are the top stories in Dallas today:

  1. Eight people were injured in an apartment explosion yesterday, including four firefighters who were on site to investigate a natural gas leak. Residents of the two-story complex in southern Dallas According to reports, the smell of gas shortly before the explosion partially collapsed the building.
    The cause of the explosion has not officially been clarified. (KXXV message channel 25)
  2. The police arrested a man after a high-speed car chase southern Dallas County on Wednesday evening. The driver, who was accelerating up to 100 mph, jammed another vehicle on top of that EB Autobahn 20 Service road nearby South Lancaster. After the accident, he got out of the car and ran into a cold store, where the police arrested him minutes later. (FOX 4 Dallas)
  3. Last night there was a vigil for Corporal Arnulfo Pargas Jr., a lover Dallas Police officer who lost his fight against COVID-19 last week. (FOX 4 Dallas)
  4. Jennifer Lynne Faith, 49, was accused of encouraging her boyfriend to kill her husband. Jamie Faith, in Dallas last October, and is now charged with murder. (WFAA.com)
  5. Dallas defender Rayshun Jackson has pleaded guilty to money laundering with narcotics and is now facing five years in federal prison. (inForney.com)

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Today in Dallas:

  • Frontier Food Night at the Dallas Heritage Village (9:00 a.m.)
  • Victorian Spector Tour at Dallas Heritage Village (9:00 AM)
  • Texas Women’s Foundation 36th Annual Lunch (12:00 PM)
  • The Café Society Band in the Comedy Arena (7:00 p.m.)
  • Mojo Brothers Duo Live at Tap In – Grapevine! (19.00)

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Nicole Fallon-Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in media, culture and communication from New York University. She has worked as a freelance reporter, editor-in-chief, editor and editor-in-chief for a variety of B2B news agencies. She is currently co-owner and operator of the content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.


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