William Maylona Randolph, 29, of Jackson, Miss., was arrested Wednesday on one count of possessing between 5 and 50 pounds of marijuana and one count of manufacture or delivery of THC other than marijuana.A pair of detectives were working at the airport around 10 a.m. that day when one of them noticed a cream-colored suitcase, being transferred from a flight from Los Angeles, that "smelled heavily of fresh marihuana," according to an arrest-warrant affidavit. A drug-detection dog, Weez, alerted to the scent of narcotics, police said.Officers determined that the suitcase belonged to Randolph, whom they found in line for Chick-fil-A in the terminal.When police asked Randolph whether he had any checked luggage, he said no and "became visibly nervous," according to the affidavit. After being told that Weez, a chocolate Labrador retriever, had indicated that a suitcase checked in his name contained drugs, he replied that it is legal to have 1 ounce of marijuana at Los Angeles International … [Read more...] about Dog named Weez helps sniff out 20 pounds of pot, edibles in man’s luggage at Dallas Love Field
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Dallas police searching a Love Field-area apartment as part of a child-pornography investigation Thursday morning found a man dead. Officers arrived at the apartment in the 2600 block of Hondo Avenue, near Maple and Wycliff avenues, around 6:15 a.m.Detectives spoke to one person who exited voluntarily and told them that another person was still inside. When they entered, they found a man in the bathroom with knife wounds to his neck and wrist.The man, who has not yet been identified, was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. The witness was taken to police headquarters for questioning.Officials haven't determined whether the dead man was a suspect in the child-porn case. … [Read more...] about Dallas police find man dead while investigating child-porn case at Love Field-area home
DFW Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport were both named "Best Airport" in North America for customer service quality Wednesday by the Airports Council International. DFW was named the best in the Airport Service Quality category of airports that serve more than 40 million passengers each year, while Love Field was named best in the 15-25 million passengers per year category.The Airport Service Quality awards are given to airports based on key performance indicators in customer service. The ASQ is known as the "gold standard" for measuring airport customer service satisfaction and requires airports to partake in surveys monthly in order to qualify for the award. Used by many of the busiest airports, the ASQ monitors customer service experience in areas like check-in, security, food and drink services, restroom quality and other factors. … [Read more...] about DFW Airport and Dallas Love Field both win ‘Best Airport’
Mark Duebner, the city’s aviation director, said that at the time, “there was a real rush for land around Love Field” and “everything was getting very expensive and there was a scarcity.”The thinking, Duebner said, was to provide the airport — finally freed of Wright amendment restrictions — some much-needed flexibility.The city also had a sense of urgency as the airport’s remarkable rise in passenger traffic began. Love Field in 2013 had 8 million travelers. Last year, that number was double those totals. And the jump in traffic had previously put parking spots at a premium.During the 2014 Thanksgiving holiday, a little over a month after long-haul destinations were finally allowed at the city-owned airport, Love Field ran out of parking spaces. In December 2014, the Dallas City Council accelerated plans for a new 5,000-space parking garage — a project that cost $208 million. The garage opened last fall.The city also entered … [Read more...] about For $316k a year, Dallas is stuck with an empty parking lot near Love Field
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