STRONG STORMS SWEEP THROUGH NORTH TEXAS. A storm system, arriving three hours later than anticipated, moved through North Texas last night, bringing heavy rain, hail, and a tornado with it. Storms moved through Dallas County around 8 p.m., but the worst of the system was seen in Tarrant County, where a tornado damaged North Fort Worth’s BBVA Compass bank building and wind took off part off the roof of a building near Interstate 35W and Meacham Boulevard. Golf ball-sized hail was spotted in Denton County, while Wise County experienced baseball-sized hail. Thankfully, no injuries or flooding were reported.
POLICE SEEK SUSPECT IN DEADLY EAST OAK CLIFF HOME INVASION. An arrest warrant for Obra Louis London, 27, was issued Thursday night in connection with a home invasion and shooting death in East Oak Cliff earlier in the day. When police arrived at a home in the 1500 block of East Woodin Boulevard, they found 44-year-old Cecil Williams Jr. critically injured and a woman who had been beaten. The woman told officers two men assaulted her and Williams after bursting into the home. London will be charged with capital murder once he’s arrested.
REMAINS FOUND NEAR MOVIE THEATER IDENTIFIED. Skeletal remains discovered late last month near the Studio Movie Grill at the intersection of Northwest Highway and Interstate 35E have been identified as 32-year-old Alejandro Arzola. A cause of death hasn’t been determined.
CARLISLE SIGNS FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH THE MAVS. Head Coach Rick Carlisle has signed a five-year, $35 million extension with the Dallas Mavericks. Carlisle is the franchise leader in wins and led the team to its only championship in 2011.