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Thousands of dollars worth of maintenance tools stolen from Denison ISD

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Thieves hit the Denison ISD annex building over the weekend, stealing thousands of dollars in ground maintenance tools. School officials said they gained entry at the northwest side of the building. "Just peeled back the panels here," said Denison ISD Facilities Director Da

KXII.COM - 2018-03-22 00:40:00

Denison woman who made up rape, kidnapping story sentenced to probation

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - The Denison woman who pleaded guilty to making up a story that three black men kidnapped and raped her last year was sentenced to 8 years probation, over $8,000 in restitution, and to pay another $2,000 in court fines on Tuesday. Breana Harmon, 19, pleaded guilty to two count

KXII.COM - 2018-03-20 22:36:00

Denison flooring business owner accused of scamming customers

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Denison police said they arrested the owner of APEX Flooring after five people came forward saying she took their money and never completed the project. Police said from August of last year to March of this year, Melenie Barajas is accused of requiring people to pay up fron


Denison announces Music on Main lineup

Shenandoah, Tyler Bryant and Jack Ingram are among the acts that will grace the stage in Denison's Heritage Park this summer as a part of the city's annual Music on Main concert series. Officials with the city's Main Street Department announced the 20 acts that will be a part of the series Wednesday

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-21 21:22:00

Suspicious package prompts evacuation of Sherman neighborhood

SHERMAN, Tex (KXII) - Sherman Police are evacuating a neighborhood after a suspicious package was found in a neighborhood Tuesday morning. Police tell us a woman who lives in the 1700 block of West Cypress Grove called police to report a suspicious package had arrived at her home that she had not o

KXII.COM - 2018-03-20 17:25:00

Texas woman who lied about abduction, rape, sentenced

DENISON, Texas (KXII) The Denison woman who pleaded guilty to making up a story that three black men kidnapped and raped her last year was sentenced to 8 years' probation, and ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution and another $2,000 in court fines Tuesday. Breana Harmon, 19, pleaded guilty to two cou

KWTX - 2018-03-21 19:26:00

Tentative date discussed for GISD board's review of forensic audit

At the end of Tuesday's meeting of the Greenville Independent School District Board of Trustees, a tentative date of April 9 was given as a reasonable estimate as to when the report on the forensic audit of the district could be ready for the board to review.Courtesy logo At the end of Tuesday's mee

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-03-22 10:45:00

Anna police closing U.S. 75 southbound Thursday for investigation

ANNA, Tex. (KXII) -- An alert to drivers, Highway 75 southbound will be shut down from Van Alstyne to Anna during the day this Thursday. Drivers will be forced onto the southbound service road at Mantua Rd. and will be allowed to re-enter the highway at the southbound ramp from West White Street. T

KXII.COM - 2018-03-21 04:59:00

A colorful addition to Denison concert series

DENISON, Texas -- The City of Denison announced the 2018 Music on Main concert lineup on Monday, headlined by country star Jack Ingram. But the city also has something else up its sleeves to make downtown Denison more beautiful for downtown visitors this summer. It's called the "alley activation pro

KTEN.COM - 2018-03-22 00:38:00

Bystanders rushed in to help in Roosevelt Bridge fatal crash

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) -- A crash that happened on the Roosevelt Bridge that killed a Durant man is still under investigation by Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The Roosevelt Bridge is one way to connect travelers between Bryan and Marshal County. Drivers News 12 spoke with said they're not surprised


Denison Police seeking victims of alleged business scammer

The Denison Police Department is asking possible victims of an alleged scammer to come forward as the agency continues to investigate claims of theft against the woman. In an emailed statement sent Monday, Det. Steven Macakay said since August 2017, five Denison residents have filed charges against


Texoma law enforcement investigating weekend's 5th fatality accident

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) A total of seven people have died as a result of traffic-related accidents since Friday night. The latest wreck happened at mile marker 18 on I-35 in Love County just before 4 a.m. Sunday. Troopers said 27-year-old Sarah Hayes of Ardmore was driving the wrong way down the hig


Van Alstyne man killed in motorcycle wreck

ANNA, Texas (KXII) A Van Alstyne man is dead after a motorcycle wreck Saturday morning. It happened on US Highway 75 Southbound between Mantua Rd and FM 455. We're told it involved an SUV carrying a family of 7 from out of state. Two children were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening inj


Denison man killed after vehicle struck National Guard Armory

Denison Police said a man was killed around 10 p.m. Friday night on Loy Lake Road after his vehicle left the roadway and struck the corner of the National Guard Armory building. Lt. Mike Eppler said 56-year-old Thomas Scott Elliot, of Denison, was traveling westbound on Loy Lake Road at an apparentl


Four injured in collision at Durant intersection

DURANT, Okla. -- If you were held up in traffic on U.S. 69/75 near Durant, late Monday afternoon, here's why: An elderly female motorist who had been reported as a reckless driver collided with another vehicle across from the Choctaw Casino Resort at the intersection of Choctaw Road. A woman and two


One dead in Denison wreck

DENISON, Texas (KXII) We're told the wreck happened on Loy Lake Road about 10 p.m. Friday. Police said the driver was headed westbound when they went off the roadway and struck the Texas National Guard building. The victim was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Loy Lake Road will be


Couple arrested after CPS home visit

Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit arrested a Weatherford couple following a CPS (Child Protective Services) home visit. The initial investigation stemmed from an anonymous tip about drug use inside the home where a child was staying. Deputies arrived at a residence in the 5300-block of


Eleven pigs perish in Bells AG barn fire

BELLS, Tex. (KXII) The Bells Future Farmers of America chapter lost several pigs in a barn fire. The fire is believed to have taken place sometime between 10pm Friday and 9am Saturday. The fire was out when firefighters arrived Saturday morning. The cause is undetermined but the Bells Fire Chief say


Two Bryan County men arrested for robbery over weed

Cartwright, Okla. (KXII) -- It happened at a home off Wilafa Woods and Redemption Road in Cartwright earlier this week. The homeowner told investigators Brandon Weger visited her brother to buy a red cooler and some speakers, but changed his mind and wanted to buy some drugs. "He wasn't there for t


WATCH: North Texas Officer Fired After Letting City Leader Go During DWI Stop

WHITEWRIGHT, Texas - A police officer in the Grayson County city of Whitewright is no longer with the department after he let a council member from another city go during a DWI traffic stop. Officer Andrew Lefevre pulled over Tom Bean Council member Ben Vincent last weekend. Dash cam video shows the