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From The Newsroom: Garland Shooting Shocks Neighborhood, Ebola Victim Fund In The Works

Stella Chavez

The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom:

Residents in Garland say seeing news vans and journalists swarming the neighborhood Sunday night was a shocking sight.

And Texas Health Resources, the hospital where Thomas Eric Duncan was treated, announced they’ve partnered with Duncan’s family to create a scholarship in his name.

You can listen to the top local news stories weekdays at 6:20 p.m. and 8:20 a.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.

Courtney Collins has been working as a broadcast journalist since graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2004. Before coming to KERA in 2011, Courtney worked as a reporter for NPR member station WAMU in Washington D.C. While there she covered daily news and reported for the station’s weekly news magazine, Metro Connection.