The more than 150-year-old monarch known as “The Big Pecan Tree” has entered irreversible decline, an arborist says.
Micah Pace of Preservation Tree Service expects Highland Park’s 75-foot-tall landmark monarch to continue to develop deadwood, lose canopy, and pose at least some risk to those who pass near it.
“It could persist in that state for decades,” Pace said. “The question is: Is that what we want?”
A registered sex offender, arrested in Houston on Wednesday, could face the death penalty in the recent death of a women he is accused of attacking 30 years ago in Highland Park.
George Guo, 56, faces a capital murder charge in the sexual assault and strangulation of Dr. Katherine Bascone, news outlets are reporting.
Jack Jacobs, executive vice president and founding partner of Allie Beth Allman & Associates, died Sunday following a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
Jacobs is a longtime Dallas business leader who now provides corporate support to wife, Doris, as she lists and sells a wide variety of the finest Dallas residential real estate.
"What a trooper he was," Doris Jacobs wrote on her Facebook page. "He fought a tremendous fight with his long, four-year courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. We cannot imagine a life without him for he always lit up the room with his dashing looks and quick wit and was completely devoted to his family.
A proposed redesign for Bradfield Elementary School, developed during a peer review process with a classical architect from Houston, would cost an additional $754,000 to build, according to Highland Park ISD. That's $354,000 more than district leaders are willing to spend.
Instead, the district will seek approval for design changes costing $399,000 more. The plan keeps a much-discussed colonnade in front of the entry courtyard and forgoes changes to a tower, but modifies window designs throughout the school and incorporates quatrefoils and more brick into the design.
Billionaire Warren Buffett's HomeServices of America Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, is buying Ebby Halliday Realtors.
Most Ebby Halliday employees were out of the office on Monday, attending an off-site meeting where company officials announced intentions to be acquired.
In winning the 20th state title in program history, and second in a row, Highland Park made it look easy.
The Scots crushed the field with a 31-stroke victory in the team standings at the Class 5A state tournament, which concluded on Tuesday at White Wing Golf Club in Georgetown.
A police officer has died following a shooting Tuesday afternoon during a shoplifting investigation at the Home Depot near U.S. 75 and Forest Lane in northeast Dallas.
"It is with great sadness that we must inform you that Officer Rogelio Santander... passed away at 8:11 this morning from his injuries," the Dallas Police Department announced Wednesday on its blog, dpdbeat.com. "Again, we ask that you please continue to pray for Officer Santander’s family and our department as we all try to cope with this tragic loss."
Dallas Police have confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the shooting of two officers and a store employee Tuesday afternoon during a shoplifting investigation at the Home Depot near Forest Lane and Central Expressway in northeast Dallas.
The arrest of Armando Juarez, 29, came Tuesday night after a lengthy car chase that started in southeast Dallas and ended in the northeast area of Dallas, police announced online.