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Latest on flooding: Crews ready if dam near Dallas breaks

7:45 a. m. CDTPolice say emergency personnel could shut down a highway if a dam southwest of Dallas breaks. Water was flowing over the top of the earthen dam at Padera Lake, near Midlothian, early Wednesday morning following days of heavy rain. If the dam breaks, Highway 287 could flood with a couple of feet of water. Midlothian police Capt. John Spann says officials will divert traffic if that happens, but for now they must "just wait and see. "He says it's mostly a rural area, but that of a...

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