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McKinney Fire Department responds to 4 structure fires during storm
McKinney firefighters battle a house fire on Sunset Ridge. The home was completely destroyed, but the family was able to get out safely.The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to seven lightning calls during the severe weather that rolled through Collin County Saturday night. That included four
4th person dies after Collin County crash; victims identified
The wreck happened about 6:45 p.m. on 121 near County Road 581, east of Anna, said Lt. Lonny Haschel, Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman.
3 dead, 4 hospitalized after crash on State Highway 121 in rural Collin County area
Three people are dead after a crash in a rural Collin County area near Anna on Saturday, officials said.Highway patrol troopers were called to the crash scene on State Highway 121 near County Road 581, northeast of Anna, around 6:45 p.m. Saturday, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safet
Child killed in attack at Lewisville apartments; witness shoots suspect, police say
NEWSChild killed in attack at Lewisville apartments; witness shoots suspect, police sayWitnesses told officers that the man was beating and stabbing the child, who had suffered "multiple severe injuries" before he was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, according to a police news release.
Police: Father yelled 'Jesus is coming' before stabbing toddler to death
When officers arrived, they found the 1-year-old with severe injuries. He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
4 McKinney Homes Damaged By Lightning During Severe Storm
Out of the four homes, one suffered major damage, which caused one family to be displaced from their home on Sunset Ridge.
McKinney Marketing Consultant Shares Insight with ABC Affiliate Channel 8 News
MarketCrest President, Scott Berry, was interviewed by WFAA Channel 8 News as a marketing subject matter expert.
Three dead in crash near Anna
COLLIN COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) -Three people are dead after a crash in Collin County Saturday night.Troopers said a GMC pickup truck was heading south on State Highway 121 near County Road 581 just before 7 p.m. Saturday.The truck veered into the northbound lane for an unknown reason,where it was hit by
Small plane with 3 people on board crashes at Addison Airport, officials say
A small plane with the three people on board crashed at the Addison Airport on Saturday afternoon, a city spokesperson said.All three people on board were taken to the hospital, including one that was taken by CareFlite helicopter. Their conditions were unknown.The Cessna C172 aircraft was taking of
Strong storms moving through North Texas
Storm damage was being reported in Plano, near Parker and Custer Roads, where trees had been knocked down. At one home, a greenhouse was knocked over.
Frisco man struggling to get job wanted to keep $60M fraud indictment from prospective employers. A judge said no.
A Frisco man is looking for work. He's got credentials as an accountant and management experience as a top executive.He also has been accused of running a $60 million health care fraud scheme. But he'd rather not have to tell prospective employers about that.Bradley J. Harris, 37, asked a judge on F
Severe Storms, Heavy Rain Tear Through North Texas
–Strong storms, some of them severe, moved through North Texas Saturday evening, leaving behind damage and wet conditions for residents.
English-style phone booth installed in Farmersville
FARMERSVILLE, Texas -- If you take the unlikeliest thing and put it in the unlikeliest place, you have what just happened in the small town of Farmersville. Off of State Highway 78 sits a red English-style phone booth in front of Farmersville High School.
Pre-K student abandoned by bus driver after school puts him on wrong route
Richardson’s son, Elijah, is supposed to board a van that takes him to Creative Kids Daycare after school. He even wears a badge that tells the staff at Forman Elementary, which after-school transportation he’s supposed to take. “The daycare called me and said they were there to pick up Elijah, but
Video: Texas officer rescues wounded hawk in the road
Raptor RescueEvery workplace needs a good outdoorsman. Ours is Officer Tatom. Our thanks to City of Carrollton Animal Adoption Center for the assist, and to The Blackland Prairie Raptor Center for the continuing care and rehab of patient 18-0442. Track his progress on their website: http://www.bprap
Mesquite Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association earns state award
Members of the Mesquite Citizens’ Police Academy Alumni Association (MCPAAA) recently attended the Texas Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (TCPAAA) convention in Allen, Texas, where they received the Alumni Membership of the Year award for 2018.The award was one of only four awards presente
Vietnam POWs Gather In North Texas For Reunion
The “Return to Freedom” reunion marks the 45th anniversary of the repatriation of the 662 American POWs held by the North Vietnamese government. NAM-POWs Corp., the nonprofit veterans’ group co-hosting the reunion, said 458 of those POWs are alive today with an average age of 78.
Frisco ISD School Board to consider calling November election
The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will meet Monday in special session for a public hearing and vote on the proposed 2018 tax rate.The board will consider reducing the district’s combined property tax rate by two cents, from $1.46 to $1.44 per $100 valuation, while also shifting pennies from the porti
Kofi Annan dies leaving strong legacy
GENEVA (AP) - Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.
Texas couple races against time to treat son's rare disease
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Ever since doctors diagnosed his son with a rare disease, Doug Woleben has spent every evening on his computer, searching for a way to save the 6-year-old's life.He has mastered the foreign language of medical literature, corresponded with drug companies, flown his family long