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Top Stories: Charity Scams After Sutherland Springs Shooting; What's Next For Dallas County Schools

Nov 8, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

After a tragedy, people often want to find a way to help, and after Sunday’s church shooting in Sutherland Springs, people across the country have been taking action to show their support. But as KERA’s Christopher Connelly reports, experts say it’s critical to make sure donations go to the people who need them.

Other stories this evening

  • Dallas ISD and eight other local school districts are now faced with the challenge of how they will eventually provide bus service to tens of thousands of students. Voters yesterday's decided to dismantle Dallas County Schools, amid various financial mismanagement and safety issues. The agency will continue to provide bus service until the end of this school year. Meanwhile, the Texas Comptroller will soon appoint what’s called a dissolution committee that will include representatives from the school districts served by the bus agency.

  • The mass shooting in Sutherland Springs has many thinking about what to do if we find ourselves in harm’s way. Dallas Police Officer Dave Wilson leads active shooter training sessions for North Texas community groups and businesses. Wilson talked with KERA's Krys Boyd about how to stay safe.

 You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.