Top Stories: No Charges Against Officers In Dallas Police Shootings; One Year After The Travel Ban
The top local stories this evening from KERA News:
A Dallas County grand jury is not bringing charges against Dallas police officers who were responsible for the death of a gunman who killed five officers in downtown in July 2016. KERA’s Stephanie Kuo reports.
Other stories this evening:
- Nearly 4,000 guns were discovered in carry-on bags at security checkpoints in U.S. airports last year, according to the Transportation Security Administration. As KERA's Molly Evans reports, some Texas airports ranked high for firearm discoveries.
- From Shirley Temple to Bobby Fisher, our culture is fascinated by exceptionally talented children. Many of these young prodigies, though, have a hard time turning their talent into a lasting care beyond adolescence. Today on Think, Krys Boyd talked with Ann Hulbert about why these phenoms don't always blossom into the most-talented adults.
- It’s been a year since the Trump administration issued an executive order restricting entry into the U.S. from several Muslim-majority countries. The travel ban has faced several legal challenges. Immigration advocates say the ban has had a chilling effect on refugees and other immigrants. KERA’s Stella Chavez reports on how North Texas advocates are handling the uncertainty.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.