John Hinckley Jr. will be freed after 35 years. Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan and shot several others in 1981, is going to be released from a government psychiatric hospital, according to yesterday’s federal ruling. Now 61 years old, he grew up in Highland Park and will be allowed to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia, with various restrictions.
El Centro reflects on Dallas shooting. Yesterday at the El Centro Strong Reflect and Renew Ceremony, students and faculty gathered to talk about how to move forward. “We are El Centro Strong” was their mantra. The night of the shooting, three El Centro officers were on duty: Andrew Maughan, Gene Pouncy, and Luis Hernandez. They all attended yesterday’s ceremony. “It’s a slow process, and we will move forward one day at a time,” said David Pughes, DPD’s executive assistant chief.
Are you for or against a new Rangers stadium in Arlington? That’s the billion-dollar question for Arlington residents. Lately, both pro- and anti-stadium fliers have surfaced in different neighborhoods, with the expected vote in November on the $1 billion retractable-roof stadium.
Dallas County residents with West Nile reach 10. There has now been a 10th case of West Nile virus confirmed in Dallas County this year, but that person’s neighborhood hasn’t been released. Symptoms include headaches, stiff neck, joint pain, and nausea. In severe cases, swelling of the brain can occur. If you’re going to be outside for extended periods of time, layer on that bug spray.Read More