One suspect dead after exchanging gunfire with police

Police fire at suspect after he points a weapon out of the window during a standoff near IKEA. (c)Bob Fitch – Grand Prairie Reporter – 2018

One unidentified suspect is dead after exchanging gunfire with police in a standoff near IKEA.

The incident began around 1:29 pm at the intersection of Mayfield Road and the entrance drive to IKEA.

General Election early voting begins April 23

Early voting begins Monday, April 23 for the General Election for Grand Prairie City Council and Grand Prairie ISD Board of Trustee.

Early Voting Times:

Apr 23 (Monday-Friday) Apr 27: 8am – 5pm
Apr 28 (Saturday): 8am – 5pm
Apr 29 (Sunday): 1pm – 6pm
Apr 30 (Monday And Tuesday) May 1st: 7am – 7pm

Five suspects arrested in Fort Worth and Waco for murder in Grand Prairie

On April 10, the Grand Prairie Police Department and Fire Department Arson Investigators began an investigation into a suspicious fire that occurred in the early morning hours in the 800 block of Manor. During the course of the initial investigation, it was determined that a homicide occurred inside the residence and the fire was intentionally set in an attempt to destroy the crime scene.

Students at Fine Arts Academy take part in nationwide gun violence protest

Students at the Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy take part in a nationwide student protest of gun violence.

Students at the Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy joined Friday’s nationwide student protest calling for an end to gun violence.