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Man in serious condition after shooting

A detective looks for evidence outside the Taco Hut, SW 2nd & West  Jefferson,  after a shooting.   ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

A detective looks for evidence outside the Taco Hut, SW 2nd & West Jefferson, after a shooting. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

Uptated 10/25/16 @9:50 am
Grand Prairie police have few details in a shooting that occurred Tuesday morning near SW 2nd and West Jefferson.

Detective Mark Beseda said a male, late teens to early twenties, entered the Taco Hut, 201 W. Jefferson, around 7 am and reported he had been shot.

Mechanical problem forces plane to land on Arkansas Lane

A plane safely lands in the 2300 block of Arkansas Lane.  ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter - 2016

A plane safely lands in the 2300 block of Arkansas Lane. ©Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – 2016

A privately owned plane was forced to land on Arkansas Lane Saturday afternoon after experiencing a mechanical problem.

Early voting begins April 25 through May 3

Early voting for the May 7 City Council and Grand Prairie ISD Board of Trustees election begins Monday, April 25 through Tuesday, May 3.

Dates and hours:

Monday, April 25, 2016 through Friday, April 29, 2016 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday, April 30, 2016 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, May 01, 2016 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Monday, May 02, 2016 through Tuesday, May 03, 2016 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Grand Prairie added to disaster declaration after floods

The City of Grand Prairie homeowners, renters, and business owners affected by the recent flooding starting on May 5 through June 4 can now apply for state and federal disaster assistance.

Disaster assistance for qualified applicants may include: