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Rent-A-Center is sold: Plano retailer accepts $15 offer from Florida-based Vintage Capital
This story is being updated.Rent-A-Center said Monday that its board has accepted a $15-a-share offer from Florida-based Vintage Capital. The deal is valued at $1.365 billion, including debt.Vintage Capital firstoffered $13 a share last falland then last week said it would pay $14 a share.The offer
2 teens arrested after video shows beating of unconscious 17-year-old at Stonebriar mall
FRISCO - Two teenagers are behind bars and facing charges for beating an unconscious 17-year-old during a fight at Stonebriar mall in Frisco. Sincere Wheat and Jonathon Ekeocha Ivy arrested Sunday. They are both 18 years-old, both from The Colony, and both are now facing aggravated assault charges.
Allen outlet mall announces new retailers, restaurants
Simon on Monday announced three more new retailers soon to join Allen Premium Outlets.Helzberg Diamonds, Miss A and Dallas Cowboys Pro Shop will each open later this year. Additionally, several previously-announced retailers and restaurants are now open across the center, and H&M will officially wel
Two men suspects have been arrested in double homicide case
Two men have recently been arrested and charged in a double homicide that occurred about 4 p.m., June 12.The Mesquite Police Department has arrested Cassius Shakembe Williams, and Rozman Rah-saan Shannon Jr., both of Garland. Both suspects have each been charged with two counts of Capital Murder. Th
'I ain’t sorry': Suspect in mall fight admits to stomping victim, says it was self-defense
Sincere Wheat admits he stomped on a 17-year-old beating victim’s head after the teenager was knocked out and flat on his stomach on the mall floor, but he said he acted in self-defense. Wheat, 18, is charged with aggravated assault as is his friend, Jonathan Ivy, also 18.
Water Balloon Fight Leads to Shooting at Rooftop Pool Party: Dallas Police
A water balloon fight led to a shooting at a rooftop pool on top of a Dallas hotel Sunday night, police say. The shooting happened at about 8:45 p.m. during a private event being held at the Crowne Plaza hotel at 1015 Elm Street, according to Dallas Police Department Public Information Officer Debr
Dallas could become ‘tent city’ for children separated from families with immigration policy
In 2015, Jenkins offered Hulcy Middle School, Lamar Alternative School and an unused Parkland building to house unaccompanied minors who were crossing the border. There's no word on the exact sites that would be used this time.
2 charged with murder after deadly drug robbery in Mesquite
Two Garland men were charged with capital murder in connectionwith a drug robbery in Mesquite last week, police said Monday.Cassius Shakembe Williams, 20, was booked into the Dallas County Jail at about 1:45 a.m. Sunday. Rozman Rah-saan Shannon Jr., 21, was booked into the Mesquite jail at around 9
Dallas Leader Offers To House Separated Migrant Children
"[There is] a tremendous capacity here in Dallas to love kids and to see kids as children of God, just like their own kids," he said to the crowd of protesters.
Man connected to fatal crash jailed
A 38-year-old Era man facing intoxication manslaughter charges out of Cooke County will be in the Dallas County Jail “for a little while,” according to Raul Reyna, a spokesman for the Dallas County Sheriff's Department.
Dallas County offers to house detained immigrant children
Jenkins said key factors include places that have playgrounds, cafeterias for eating and room for living quarters. In this case, classrooms would serve as sleeping areas.
Lewisville man dies in apartment fire
A 42-year-old man died after the kitchen inside his apartment caught fire. Now officials are trying to determine what killed him.Around 10:28 p.m. the Lewisville Fire Department responded to a structure fire at Autumn Breeze Apartments, 1679 S. State Highway 121. When they arrived, they were met wit
WATCH: Student With Autism Inspires During Graduation Speech
PLANO, TX — Graduating Plano Senior High students watched last week as their classmate, whom many had never heard speak, transformed into a motivational speaker of shocking proportions at the school's graduation ceremony.
PODCAST: 2017-18 Athletics Year in Review for Frisco, McKinney and Allen
Star Local Media reflects on the high school sports year that was for all 14 of its markets, continuing with a look back at the 2017-18 school year for Frisco, McKinney and Allen.Discussion begins with reflections on the year in Frisco ISD (1:00), including dominant seasons for Lone Star football an
Texas deputy repeatedly sexually assaulted undocumented 4-year-old, threatened mom with deportation
Nunez is a 10-year veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff's Department. The 47-year-old was arrested Sunday, according to theDallas Morning News, and now faces a felony charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
2 in Dallas Charged with Murder After 2 Bodies Found in Car
Dallas police are investigating the deaths of two men whose bodies were found in the trunk of a car parked near a park Tuesday afternoon.(Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018)
2 arrested in beating of teen at Stonebriar mall in Frisco, police say
The fight happened about 10:45 p.m., police said. Stonebriar Centre closes at 9 p.m., but a movie theater area in the mall stays open later.
Central Expressway reopens earlier than expected in Richardson and Plano
The roads were scheduled to stay closed until 5 a.m. Monday.During the shutdown, crews removed a portion of the Plano Parkway bridge as part of a project to improve the Bush Turnpike interchange.Crews were still working on Plano Parkway, the department said Sunday morning.
Autistic Plano Student Inspires Crowd with Graduation Speech
On Friday, the U.S. Government began bringing migrant children separated from their parents to a new tent city detention center in Tornillo, Texas. This footage was shot outside the facility.(Published Saturday, June 16, 2018)
With about 80 residents added each day, Collin County must tackle the issues and 'plan for growth'
PLANO — Collin County adds about 80 people every day.How to handle that growth one year, five years and even 10 or more years down the road is the ongoing challenge for local communities. City leaders gathered in Plano on Friday to talk about some of those challenges as part of the annual Collin Cou