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Texas theater allows owners to take their dog to the movies
PLANO, Texas - A theater in Texas is making the movies a furry family affair. Plano Profile reported that K9 Cinemas in Plano, Texas, opened Friday. The business is from Erik Lankford, who was frustrated that he couldn’t bring his dog to any theater.
Allen is the ultimate one-school town. Its football team is a juggernaut. Is a mega high school fair for the rest of Texas?
Part 1 of 3: How Allen got big, and why it's staying that way. Part one of a three-part series that explores the size, athletics success -- and cost -- of Allen. The second and third parts will be published later this week.
Woman Serving 51 Years in Prison For Killing a Man Who Tried to Rape Her When She Was 16
NATIONWIDE — Cyntoia Brown, a woman from Tennessee who was 16-years old when she killed a 43-year-old man who solicited her for sex, must serve at least 51 years in prison before she would be eligible for release, the Tennessee Supreme Court has decided.
Plano coyote reports on the rise following Frisco attacks
Coyote sightings are on the rise in Plano follow a public coyote attack in Frisco last month. Frisco police reported a jogger was attacked by a coyote near Eldorado Parkway and Rogers Road. The jogger suffered several injuries to the neck and was transported to a local hospital for surgeries and tre
2 new healthy restaurants open in northern Dallas suburbs on same day
Two different restaurants dedicated to eating healthy are both, coincidentally, opening in two north Texas towns on the very same day. And that day is December 14. Snappy Salads, the award-winning, salad-centric Dallas-based chain, is scheduled to open at the south end of Watters Creek at Montgomery
Kyler Murray Becomes Latest Athlete To Learn Lesson From Using Poor Judgment On Social Media
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Social media moves fast and lasts forever. It’s a lesson that often hits the rich and famous hardest. Over the weekend, hours after winning the Heisman Trophy, University of Oklahoma and former Allen quarterback Kyler Murray was forced to apologize for some offensive anti-gay t
Video: North Texas boy jumps from burning apartment to officers
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A police officer's body camera caught the moment a boy jumped from the second floor of a Dallas-area apartment into the arms of officers below. Video obtained by television station WFAA (Channel 8) shows Balch Springs Police officers trying to get inside the apartment bui
27-year-old shot to death in front of Pleasant Grove convenience store
Dallas police are searching for the person who gunned down a 27-year-old in front of a Pleasant Grove convenience store Tuesday night. Officers were called to Daily Mart in the 2900 block of Belle Starr Drive, near Scyene Road and North St. Augustine Drive, when a shooting was reported just before 8
Duncanville vs. Allen – Projections and Fan View
A winter wonderWOW! Plano’s most elaborate Christmas light display
It’s a winter wonderWOW! There are two homes in south Plano that quiet literally outshine (well, almost) the famous Christmas lights at Deerfield, Plano this holiday season. Located at Independence and Biscayne Dr. in Plano, between them these neighbors have it all: from fake snow to penguins on a s
Routine traffic stop in Hunt County results in arrest for child pornography
HUNT COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - In September of this year a Royse City Police Officer conducting a routine traffic stop was provided computer items that allegedly contained images of child pornography.
Serena Williams Launches New Collection at Plano's Neighborhood Goods in Legacy West Pop-Up
Tennis champion Serena Williams has embraced the titles of wife, mother and designer. The four-time Olympic gold medalist is going for the gold in the fashion industry with her self-titled clothing line “Serena.”
USA Today Trashes Heisman Trophy Winner for Tweets He Sent — When He Was 15
It was certainly one of the greatest nights of his life. Kyler Murray (shown), the quarterback for the storied football program at the University of Oklahoma, had just won college football’s most coveted award — the Heisman Trophy — giving the Sooners their seventh winner (a number matched only by t
24 Hour Fitness Opens In McKinney
MCKINNEY, TX -- A 37,000 square foot 24 Hour Fitness gym has opened in McKinney at 1601 North Hardin Blvd. The company, which celebrated its 35 year anniversary and has 420 locations around the country, opened the facility Saturday. It includes studio classes and an assortment of strength training m
Whatever happened to Dallas' plan to revive The Bottom neighborhood along the Trinity River?
Thursday evening, when it was cold and gray and damp, Pastor Vincent Parker ushered me into his office at Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church to give me heck about a column I'd written recently about his neighborhood. We visited for more than an hour. At first, it felt a little like a trip to the
Texas’ First Custom Hip Replacement Patient Says “Every Day is Like a Birthday”
Wanda Shelling’s hip pain built for years. As her cartilage wore down, her mobility suffered. Over time, she couldn’t stand up straight, bend over to pick things up, or even put socks on. But after a 50-minute procedure, she was up walking in just 7 hours. “For the first time in years, I could stand
Preschool students take food donation to Allen Community Outreach
On Nov. 14, pre-K students from Xplor Preschool & School Age Care in Allen delivered a donation of nearly 150 canned goods and gift cards to Allen Community Outreach. Since the beginning of November, Xplor students worked together to collect nonperishable food items to benefit Allen-area residents i
Does Duncanville have the best defense in Texas? Let's compare statistics to other state-ranked Class 6A contenders.
Editor's note: This was originally published on Nov. 26, before Duncanville's 45-6 win over Arlington Lamar and their 51-7 win over Southlake Carroll. We've updated the statistics in this post to reflect the last two weeks of play.
Armed robbery at Carrollton home unrelated to Dallas holdups, police say
Carrolton police don't believe that a Sunday armed robbery in the 1500 block of Blue Mesa Road is connected to a series of similar holdups in Dallas. Surveillance footage showed a Carrollton man being confronted about 2:30 a.m. by two gunmen outside the front door of his home near Interstate 35E and
Snappy Salads to open with Allen HS scholarship fundraiser
Snappy Salads is scheduled to open its newest location Friday, Dec. 14, at the south end of Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm. To celebrate, Snappy Salads will host a “Dressing Rehearsal” Thursday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Guests who attend are asked to donate $5 and in return will receive a s