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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
Nonprofit seeks to engage Denton County communities in homelessness initiatives
Tackling homelessness is not something one agency or city can do on its own, and that’s why one local Denton County nonprofit created an outreach program and is connecting with cities around the county.The Denton County Homelessness Leadership Team is a collective impact initiative supported by Lewi
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.
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
The long and winding road: Denton ISD grads reflect on journey to commencement
The walk across the stage at a Denton ISD graduation is a matter of feet. But for two Class of 2018 graduates, the journey to the stage spanned thousands of miles.Samantha Brandt, part of Braswell High School’s first graduating class, spent half of her childhood in Ukrainian orphanages before being
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.
Morning crash in Frisco leaves one dead, one injured
Frisco Police are investigating a fatality crash that occurred at approximately 8:56 a.m. Thursday.A white Ford Focus and a white delivery van were involved in an accident at the intersection of northbound Dallas Parkway and Gaylord Parkway in Frisco. The drivers of both vehicles were transported to
Frisco was the nation's fastest-growing city, but another D-FW city's growth was more surprising
Frisco, for the first time in at least five years, topped the U.S. Census bureau’s list offastest-growing big citiesin the nation, adding an average of 37 new residents every day for a population jump of 8.2 percent, data released Thursday showed.The booming Dallas suburb also landed in the ninth sp
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.
Frisco teen arrested for school terroristic threat
The student was charged with terroristic threat, which is a third-degree felony. If convicted, he could be sentenced to two to 10 years in jail.
Cowboys' Terrance Williams told police ex-teammate Kendall Wright responsible for crash
FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams told Frisco police that former Baylor teammate and current Minnesota Vikings receiver Kendall Wright was responsible for the accident involving Williams' Lamborghini last weekend, according to the police report. Williams was arrested fo
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 Police Seek Pair After Nightclub Shooting
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM)– Dallas Police are looking for help in identifying two people in surveillance video that may have information on a nightclub shooting on Thursday, May 17.nightclub shooting potential witnesses (surveillance)The shooting happened at the Kliff Club in the 5200 block of Singing Hill
Body cam video disproves Grapevine woman’s sexual assault accusation
The “what if’s” are haunting* What if Sherita Dixon-Cole’s fiancé didn’t arrive when he did?* What if she wasn’t close friends with@MeritLaw?* What if@ShaunKingdidn’t publicize it?#blm#SheritaDixonCole— Bob Brigham (@BobBrigham)May 21, 2018
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
Blotter: Denton police find motorcycle rider with marijuana products after brief chase
Denton police found a man with marijuana, THC extract and a digital scale Sunday after the man crashed his motorcycle during a short pursuit near the intersection of West University Drive and Fulton Street, according to Denton police spokesman Bryan Cose.THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) extract is a conce
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.
'It's going to happen again': Denton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree talks school shooting on NRA broadcast
Tracy MurphreeBy Julian Gill Staff WriterDenton County Sheriff Tracy Murphree chimed in on the national gun debate Monday morning during an appearance on the NRA's video streaming channel, where he advocated for more armed teachers and police officers at schools in the wake of the shooting at a Hous
Weinberger's Sandwich Shop in Denton closes
Ranjani GrothWeinberger's Deli in Denton has closed its doors after more than six years of business at 311 E. Hickory St., according to Dan Weinberger, the store's operator and owner of Weinberger's Deli in Grapevine.
Graduation season kicks off with Fred Moore High School
Monica Ruiz, right, receives a hug from Principal Marilyn Rabsatt following Ruiz's speech to fellow graduates during Tuesday night's Fred Moore High School commencement ceremony at the University of North Texas Gateway Center. Fred Moore High School is Denton ISD's alternative high school program. T