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Medical City Denton Professional Building Evacuated After Threatening Note Found

Live video from Texas Sky Ranger will appear in the player above. From time to time the signal may go black -- this is normal and the video should return soon. The professional building at Medical City Denton Hospital has been evacuated after a threatening note was found on campus. The professional

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-22 20:01:37

Man uses threatening note to rob Gainesville pharmacy

GAINESVILLE, Tex. (KXII) -- A man is behind bars after police said he disguised himself in a wig and robbed the Gainesville CVS, demanding drugs from the pharmacy. "I'm glad they caught him, I mean that's crazy," customer David Grant said. David Grant shops at the Gainesville CVS frequently. "They


Man used fake ID to buy Porsche at Dallas dealership, police say

Dallas police are looking for a man who used fake identification to buy a luxury car last month. (Dallas Police Department) The man first went to Palomino Motors in the 7000 block of John W. Carpenter Freeway in late January, police said. He tried to used a driver's license with his photo and some

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 21:46:40

City names new Gainesville fire chief

GAINESVILLE, Tex. (KXII) -- The city of Gainesville has a new fire chief. The city manager appointed Wayne Twiner as Gainesville's fire chief and emergency management coordinator. Twiner began his career with Gainesville Fire-Rescue 17 years ago. He has held numerous titles within department inclu


City council votes to cancel election

Gainesville City Council members voted to cancel the May 5 election Tuesday after no one filed to challenge the incumbents up for election. Seats held by Keith Clegg, Ward 3; Tommy Moore, Ward 5; and Mary Jo Dollar, Ward 6; were up for election this year. The three incumbents were the only ones to f

GAINESVILLE DAILY REGISTER - 2018-03-21 19:34:00

Denton Police Issue Telephone Warrant Scam

A scam alert is issued in Denton after a person has been reported to be falsely representing the Denton Police Department. The false identifier is using legitimate names of police officers to support and assist in the criminal activity, Denton police said. The scam has been described as a call advis

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-21 17:18:06

Texas, nationwide retail gasoline prices up this week

COPPELL, Texas-Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country are up this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average price at the pump rose 6 cents this week to reach $2.35 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2.57 per gallon of gasoline, which is up 4 c

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 02:20:29

Blotter: Two men arrested in southwest Denton County after 85 pounds of pot found in vehicle

Two men were found with 85 pounds of marijuana Tuesday night after a Denton County sheriff's deputy searched their vehicle in the Northwest High School parking lot near Justin, according to an arrest affidavit. Daniel Sandoval Denton County Sheriff's Office Oscar Roberto Martinez and Daniel Jos

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-03-21 22:49:51

Gun with 30-round magazine, drugs and cash seized in Arlington traffic stop

A 21-year-old Mansfield man is in jail after police say they seized drugs, cash and a gun with a 30-round magazine in a traffic stop he was involved in Monday night in Arlington. Brian Xavier Williams was pulled over in the 900 block of West Sublett Road, Arlington police spokesman Christopher Cook


Whitesboro baseball team makes dream come true for autistic student

The Whitesboro baseball players are making a dream come true for one of their peers. "Challenged kids, they just want to be like everybody else and the kids at Whitesboro gave him that opportunity," James Reed said. Alex Reed loves football, baseball, racing. "I mean he loves sports," James said. Bu

KXII.COM - 2018-03-22 05:00:00

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


Blotter: Woman accused of shoplifting had six warrants

A loss prevention employee at Walmart on Loop 288 told police a woman had put clothing inside her purse and attempted to leave the store without paying for the items. The woman was also found to have six active warrants from Denton police for driving-related offenses, according to a police report. S


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


2 Dead After Shooting, Head-On Collision in Dallas

Metro A man who was driving a car while wounded from a shooting struck another vehicle head-on, killing the other driver Sunday night in Dallas, police say. According to police, first responders were called to a reported shooting at the intersection of Scyene Road and Jim Miller Road at about 10:16


Denton Trading Company opening soon on the Square

Home decor enthusiasts can soon save a trip down U.S. Highway 377. Popping up next to West Oak Coffee Bar on the downtown Square is Denton Trading Company, a sister store to the Roanoke-based Roanoke Trading Company. The store will have men's and women's clothes, kitchen decorations, candles, lotion


WATCH: Denton County Sheriff Ashamed After "Arrest Of One Of Our Own"

DENTON, Texas - Officials revealed Wednesday that a sergeant with the Denton County Sheriff's Office has been arrested on child sex charges. In a press release statement Sheriff Tracy Murphree said Patrol Sergeant West Jordan was arrested on Tuesday by the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office Internet Cr


The Craft Experience - KTEN.com - No One Gets You Closer

POTTSBORO, TX --Quality food, fast service, great experience. That's what Craft Pies Pizza is all about. The company was founded with the vision of bringing handcrafted pizza to the market in a way that's different than your traditional pizza joint. Here at Craft Pies Pizza, you are the creator of y


Blotter: 55-year-old Denton woman found dead in bath tub

A 55-year-old Denton woman was found by her family dead in a bath tub in the 1000 block of Ector Street on Friday, according to a Denton police report. Officers and paramedics responded to a call at approximately 8:30 a.m. about the woman found unconscious after being submerged in a bath tub for an


Denton County Deputy Arrested for Child Sex Crime

A Denton County sheriff's patrol sergeant posted a Craigslist advertisement looking for a "needy twink" who wanted to have sex, according to investigators who arrested the officer on charges of solicitation of a minor. "I'm near UNT," 46-year-old Weston Jordan wrote in an ad posted Tuesday. "I will


Texoma group offers dog-sitting for military

VALLEY VIEW, Texas -- Michelle Lyon is on a mission: To help men and women in the military find a home for their four-legged friends when they're deployed. "We got a call from somebody in tears, deploying, and was being forced to put their dog in a shelter," Lyon explained. That's how Operation Brav