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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.
Social media helps catch suspected car thief in McKinney
MCKINNEY, Texas -- Kristian Parsons had just moved to McKinney more than a year ago because she had heard so many good things about the city. She never thought she would be a victim of auto theft one Sunday morning. It wasn't just any car, but her new Dodge Challenger.
'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.
New charges for man accused of threatening to kill three people
SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -Two new charges have been added to a suspect accused of threatening to kill three people.Joshua Villarreal was arrested in October at Walnut and Lamar in Sherman.Police said Villarreal pointed a gun at three victims--one a minor--and threatened to kill them.The district attorne
Councilman accuses cops of racial profiling. He changes tune after bodycam footage emerges.
La’Shadion Shemwell, McKinney, Texas councilman accused a police officer of racial profiling during a traffic stop. Now the bodycam footage is out, and the council is speaking out. (Image source: KXAS-TV video screenshot)
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.
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
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.
Frisco road rage shooting leaves one injured; police search for suspect
At about 9:40 p.m. Friday, near the intersection of Gaylord Parkway and John Hickman Parkway in Frisco, an unknown occupant of a dark colored pickup truck opened fire on another motorist injuring the driver before fleeing the area.Frisco Police are investigating a shooting, possibly involving road r
Teen knocked unconscious in attack at Frisco's Stonebriar Centre
A 17-year-old was reportedly beaten unconscious and sent to the hospital Friday night after an after-hours brawl inside Frisco's Stonebriar Center.Police are seeking two attackers in the fight, which happened about 10:45 p.m.It's not clear what set off the fight, but several people were involved, po
Bells bear spotted in another Texoma town
WHITEWRIGHT, Tex. (KXII) -Texas Game Wardens told News 12 the young black bear that was spotted behind this Dollar General in Bells a few weeks ago, was seen again, eight miles south of Bells, in Whitewright."The first time I heard about it was over in bells," said longtime Whitewright resident Stan
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.
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
Cowboys Fit celebrates one year at The Star in Frisco | Community Impact Newspaper
Cowboys Fitcelebrated its one-year anniversary May 18 at 5 Cowboys Way, Frisco. The gym at The Star in Frisco includes boutique-style classes in three separate studios, a rooftop deck and pool overlooking the Cowboys practice fi elds, a 40-yard indoor fitness turf and an exercise floor. The gym also
E-Flat Porch Band of McKinney named to Texas Commission on the Arts 2018-2020 Texas Touring Roster
Austin, TX ï¿½ June 13, 2018 ï¿½ The Texas Commission on the Arts is pleased to announce that 125Texas artists and arts companies have been approved to the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) Texas Touring Roster for 2018-2020. The E-Flat Porch Band of McKinney, Texas is on the roster. They have bee
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)
Frisco Police Make Arrests in Stonebriar Centre Mall Fight
With help from The Colony Police Department, Sincere Wheat and Jonathan Ekeocha-Ivy, both 18 years old, were arrested and placed in the Collin County Detention Facility.
U.S. 380 bypass options bring uncertainty to long-range plan for McKinney's future
He bought his home based on the comprehensive plan the city had at the time. He's not against the growth or the planning. He has planted trees on his property line so that he'll be encircled in a "little tree bubble," as he puts it, when the growth surrounds him in a few decades."We knew where we we
5 hurt in 3-vehicle crash
Department of Public Safety Trooper David Marcoux said an eastbound silver Ford pickup driven by Tyler Raby, 21, of Bridgeport struck a red Ford driven by Joshua Gomez, 27, of Decatur, which had slowed for traffic, from behind and forced it into the westbound lane. Gomez’ truck was then hit by a wes