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Blotter: Denton police arrest two after theft, assault at gas station

Denton police arrested two people in connection with a theft and assault on Wednesday at a Valero Mini Market convenience store in the 700 block of Fort Worth Drive, according to an arrest affidavit.+1Cleveland YorkBy Julian Gill Staff WriterCleveland York, 27, was charged with assault, while Pamel

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-05-24 21:01:00

Fort Worth elementary school locked down after suspicious phone call

School officials reported that they received a call about 12:30 p.m. from a person they believed to be an adult female saying, "Evacuate the building in 5 minutes or they are all going to die," police said.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-05-24 13:36:00

Trial begins for former Southlake nurse accused of drugging, sexually assaulting patient

The alleged incident happened back in 2017. According to theFort Worth Star-Telegram, suspect Hoa Cam Huyen, who goes by 'Kevin,' is accused of injecting Benadryl into the IV of a woman who had just had hip replacement surgery.

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2018-05-23 13:57:59

Math and theater helped her overcome abuse, father's death. Now she's headed to Harvard

Madeleine "Maddi" Waskom says she is an atypical small-town Texas girl.Growing up mostly inDecaturthe 18-year-old didn't fancy riding horses. She quit sports to be in theater. When people told her to go outdoors, she pushed back with books. Next fall, when most students in the top 10 of her graduati

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-05-25 06:00:00

14-year-old Frisco student faces felony charge after police say threats were made against Cobb Middle School 

A 14-year-old student in Frisco ISD faces a felony charge after police say threats were made against Cobb Middle School.The teen, who is not being identified because of his or her age, was taken into custody on suspicion of making a terroristic threat. If convicted, the charge is punishable by two t

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-05-24 00:01:07

Man linked to Mexican cartel arrested in case of Southlake killing in 2013

Ramon Villareal was arrested without incident on Wednesday in Monterrey in northern Mexico, according to a news release from the Procuraduria General De La Republica (PGR), the Mexican federal law enforcement agency.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-05-24 12:08:00

Safety cautioned at area lakes

Other required safety equipment on boats includes having working navigation lights, a throwable floatation device, a whistle or horn and a working fire extinguisher.

GAINESVILLE DAILY REGISTER - 2018-05-24 21:19:00

Good Sam embezzlement suspect scheduled to appear in court in July

A woman accused of embezzling at least $300,000 from a local retirement home is scheduled to return to court July 20 for prosecution in Denton County.Lisa Rene McMasterBy Julian Gill Staff WriterLisa McMaster, a 44-year-old former Aubrey resident, initially was accused of stealing closer to $350,000

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-05-24 23:20:00

Two Boys, 13 And 14, Accused Of Murdering Woman During Robbery - The Dreamin Demon

FORT WORTH, TX– Two boys, ages 13 and 14, have been arrested after breaking into an apartment and fatally shooting a woman in the head.

THE DREAMIN DEMON - 2018-05-23 19:15:00

Ponder woman released from hospital after surviving ex's rampage that left her 3 children and boyfriend dead

Officials said her ex-husband Justin Tyler Painter, 39, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chin after shooting the others at a home in Ponder.Seth Richardson, Simpson's boyfriend, died of a gunshot wound to his face. The three children, Drake Painter, 4; Caydence Painter, 6; and Odin Pain


Softball: Lady Eagles rally for sweep – Smith’s homer lifts Decatur over Rusk

With Decatur trailing by a run in Game 2 Friday, Aliyah Smith led off the fifth with a base hit up the middle. Then, with one out, Jordyn Smith launched a rocket that blasted the Lady Eagles one step closer to the state tournament.


Teens arrested for allegedly killing Fort Worth mother during burglary

FORT WORTH, Texas- Police have arrested two boys, ages 13 and 14, for the murder of a woman in Fort Worth.


Texas police chief forced men to perform sex act at gunpoint, authorities say

Robert Michael Cross, 34, who now lives in Collin County, resigned as the police chief in Olney in March after being accused of asking a resident to be his "chore slave" in a separate case.Cross was being held at the Wichita County jail Tuesday, with bail set at $138,000. He faces two counts each of


Man faces murder charge after his wife's body was found burning in Dallas County, authorities say

A man has been charged with murder after his wife's body was found burning in southeast Dallas County on Sunday evening, authorities say.Gerald Troup, 54, was arrested Tuesday after he was interviewed as a person of interest in the case about the burning body, the Dallas County sheriff's department


5-year-old girl found in storage unit had died a week earlier

The father, Tyler Anderson, faces felony child neglect charges following the death of his daughter.


Data: Vehicle burglaries on pace to reach six-year high in Denton

In the first four months of 2018, Denton police saw a 26.3 percent uptick in vehicle burglaries from the same time period last year. From January to April in 2017, police recorded 251 vehicle burglaries compared with 317 in 2018, statistics show.

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-05-23 20:04:00

Celebrate safely on the lake

Canoes, kayaks and paddleboards are no exception – even if you’re over 13, you must keep a life jacket with you on board, though you don’t have to wear it.


End of the tape: Longtime Bulls trainer to retire

“We didn’t have an athletic trainer at my high school,” Newsom recalled. “The college trainer was kind enough to help. Coaches or parents could take kids to the college, and he’d look at them. Early in my career, I was hurt every day.


Decatur Graduation 2018: Wunrow, Kyle fly to the top of the class

Both plan to attend the University of Texas at Austin, and although they’ve been friends since second grade, they didn’t plan to go to college together.


Two Boys, 13 and 14, Arrested in Fort Worth Murder

Two boys, ages 13 and 14, broke into a Fort Worth apartment on Friday and shot and killed the woman inside, authorities say.