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Blotter: Denton woman jailed in connection to 'execution style' homicide in 2010

A Denton woman was booked into the county jail Friday morning on a capital murder charge stemming from a 2010 homicide in Waller County, according to an arrest affidavit from the Waller County District Attorney's Office. Ann Marie Lasker Denton County Jail Ann Marie Lasker, 35, was arrested aft

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 00:39:29

One step back, another forward: Denton hobbled in exit from coal-fired power

Denton cannot walk away from coal-fired power anytime soon, likely leaving more work for the city and its energy consultants. The Denton Public Utilities Board will review the next round of work expected from Deloitte and Enterprise Risk Consulting on Monday. The consultants propose additional anal

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 22:19:35

Denton County District Attorney Paul Johnson to seek re-election

Paul Johnson is intending to run for his third term as Denton County's district attorney. District Attorney Paul Johnson (running for re-election in May 27, 2014 GOP runoff) Johnson, a Republican who was first elected as the county's top prosecutor in 2006, talks about his plan to run for re-elect

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 23:41:39

Denton neighborhood awaits walls to help tone down I-35E traffic

From the front yard of her Lindsey Street home in Denton, Brittany Small also has a front seat to Interstate 35E. The action is constant. "I-35 never stops," she said. Inside or outside her home, she also has a front seat to another component of living near a major highway: The constant traffic nois

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 02:41:00

Insight Denton: Who has the final say-so on removing the Confederate monument?

Denton County Judge Mary Horn says the Texas Historical Commission decides whether or not the controversial Confederate monument on the Square can be taken down. She's not wrong. The Courthouse on the Square and everything on its lawn is considered a State Antiquities Landmark, meaning commissioners

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 22:59:54

Kim Phillips: When it comes to Amazon's new headquarters, why not Denton?

Let's talk about the elephant in the room. It's an elephant because it ranks among the world's largest retail companies, and it's in the room because it has eked its way into conversations everywhere I've turned the past couple of weeks. I'm talking about HQ2. HQ2 is the economic development project

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 20:26:35

Some Parts of Denton Will Wait for I-35 Noise Barriers

For drivers in Denton County the long-awaited completion of the first phase of the 35 Express Project is in sight. But for those concerned about traffic noise in their neighborhood, they'll have to keep waiting. For drivers in Denton County the long-awaited completion of the first phase of the 35 Ex

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-22 01:18:56

Denton business gets multi-million dollar contract

M1 Support Services, a Denton-based aviation and logistics company, earned a 10-year, $387 million contract from the Department of Defense. The contract is for the company providing support to the U.S. Army and Air Force rotary aviation training at Fort Rucker, the Defense Department announced last

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 17:16:49

Denton Musician Fed Thousands of Harvey Victims in Orange

Jared Thomas, a Denton musician, planned to go to Nashville to spend the week writing and schmoozing with music industry people when Hurricane Harvey made landfall in late August. Instead, he loaded up his backyard grills, his family and two friends and headed toward Houston. "I just told my wife we

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-21 09:00:00

Thai pianist to perform at Denton church

Thai pianist and composer Nat Yontararak will perform in a recital at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at First Christian Church of Denton, 1203 N. Fulton. Yontararak will perform original music in an homage to Rama IX, late king of Thailand, who received an honorary music degree from the University of Nort

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 00:10:15

Denton Scraps Landfill Mining Program

Denton city leaders have scrapped a program to remove recyclables from the city landfill and sell the materials before it even started. On Tuesday, Denton City Council voted to end a landfill mining program, approved in 2015. At the time, city leaders were told the program would net the city about $

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-20 23:57:38

Denton Citizens' Police Academy classes to start Monday

The Denton Police Department is kicking off another Citizens' Police Academy on Monday, giving people a behind-the-scenes look at the typical duties of local law enforcement. Classes will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Monday in the Denton Public Safety Training Center, 719 E. Hickory St. The

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 22:18:15

Apartment fire displaces four; lightning suspected as storms roll through Denton County

Firefighters suspect a lightning strike triggered a fire that displaced four roommates at the 14 Fifty-One apartments overnight Tuesday. According to Assistant Fire Chief Kenneth Hedges, the Denton Fire Department received the call at 10:54 p.m. Firefighters with the first unit to arrive reported t

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 21:42:29

Star Local Media Game of the Week Preview - Frisco Lone Star vs. Denton Ryan

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

Lee Park's new old name, Lowe's possible victims, McCain's no vote: Your Friday evening roundup

An empty pedestal remains along with barricades at the site where the statue of Confederate general of Robert E. Lee stood in Robert E. Lee Park on Sept. 15. (Andy Jacobsohn/Staff Photographer) Dallas' Robert E. Lee Park officially renamed Oak Lawn Park - for now A statue of Robert E. Lee is gon

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:00:00

One year later, campus carry brings no apparent change to UNT

The beginning of the 2017 fall semester marks one year since campus carry took effect in public universities across Texas. According to the University of North Texas Police Department, the law has not changed the campus environment in any significant way. "We have had no incidents since the law pass

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 00:43:42

Thin Line Fest to host 'staffing day' mixer

Denton festivals wouldn't happen without an army of volunteers who show up ready to work - often for little more than a free T-shirt and a drink ticket or two. Thin Line Fest, an annual documentary film, music and photography festival in Denton, tests out a new angle in volunteer recruitment from 5

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 00:39:00

DTV documentary on Eureka playground wins award

DTV, the city government's television station, took second place in documentary-event coverage for its video, "When a Playground Builds Community" from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors. The award came during the group's annual conference Sept. 11-14 in Seattle. T

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-22 23:10:19

Argyle resident publishes parenting book

An Argyle resident has published a parenting book. James L. Capra, an Argyle resident, has published Raising a Courageous Child in a Cowardly Culture: The Battle for the Hearts and Minds of Our Children($8.99 - $29.99, Lulu Publishing Services). Raising a Courageous Child in a Cowardly Culture: Th

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-23 02:03:24

These athletes' inspirational teammates are family - literally

A lot of volleyball players will tell you their teams are like a family. In the case of Justin Northwest seniors Oakley O'Dell and Analise Lucio, there is some literal truth to that claim. O'Dell is the third of four sisters that have played for the Lady Texans during a time period that spans from g

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:20:00