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Annexation Fight Intensifies In McKinney

McKINNEY (CBS11) - McKinney City Council members voted 4 to 3 on Tuesday night to grant authority to their city manager in continuing to negotiate tax breaks for 99 property owners who face annexation. Those properties fall under what is known as the extraterritorial jurisdiction, or ETJ, located no

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 04:29:00

Residents pack McKinney Council meeting to protest planned forced annexation

MCKINNEY -- The City Council is considering a plan to annex miles of adjacent land in hopes of beating a new state law that goes into effect Dec. 1. Tuesday night, property owners in the affected area were seeing red -- and wearing it, too -- as they voiced a resounding "No" to annexation at a tens

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:12:49

McKinney to spray for mosquitoes near Mooneyham Elementary

McKinney is set to spray an area of the city in order to control mosquitoes after a positive mosquito pool for West Nile Virus was confirmed. Spraying will start at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, weather permitting. The spray area is generally a mile radius around Charlie and Charlotte Mooneyham El

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 01:07:23

McKinney leaders graduate from leadership academy

Mayor George Fuller and City Manager Paul Grimes presented diplomas to 23 supervisors from across the city for their completion of the city's leadership training academy.Courtesy of city of McKinney In March, the city of McKinney started a seven-month leadership training academy for employees. The f

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Global citizen: McKinney-based roastery donates 80 pounds of coffee for hurricane evacuees

Elaine Krazer, owner of TexaKona Coffee Co., is a force of nature. Her passions ranges from coffee to neighborly love - two tenets that often go hand in hand. TexaKona, a McKinney-based coffee roastery, recently donated 80 pounds of its certified Kona blend coffees to help comfort those displaced by

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 17:30:00

McKinney Oktoberfest celebrates a decade

For the 10th year, McKinney's Oktoberfest will transform Historic Downtown McKinney into Munich, Germany, where the original Oktoberfest has been celebrated for 184 years. All things Bavaria will take over downtown this weekend, Sept. 22-24, thanks to the city of McKinney and McKinney Main Street. A

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-18 14:17:00

Collin County Homeowners Fighting Annexation

Homeowners packed a McKinney City Council meeting Tuesday. They say the city's trying to annex land before a new state law takes effect in December. The law, signed by Governor Greg Abbott during special session, allows property owners to vote on whether a city can annex areas outside of its limits.

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-20 04:20:54

North Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crimes in Home Invasions

A 20-year-old Frisco man pleaded guilty Monday to hate crime charges stemming from a series of home invasions targeting gay men in Dallas' northern suburbs. Chancler Encalade admitted that he and two other men targeted a Plano man in January because of his sexual orientation. Encalade faces up to li

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-19 16:03:00

Tell me a story: Lone Star Storytelling Festival returns with NPR commentator, musician

Storytellers will take turns spinning their tales during the annual Lone Star Storytelling Festival in the City Council Chamber of the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. This year's event is set for Oct. 13-14Photo courtesy city of Frisco Everyone has story, and the Frisco Public Library will once

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Equifax breach 'on different scale'

PLANO, TEXAS - Stephen Luce, of Plano, says the last several days have been non-stop. He's been on and off the phone with multiple credit card customer support lines since last Thursday. He's likely one of the many victims of identity theft. "My address has been updated, phone number has been update

WFAA - 2017-09-19 19:04:41

RRV volleyball in sixth week

Paris, Rivercrest at home; North Lamar and P'land on the road today The Red River Valley enters week six of volleyball as most teams are at or are near district competition. The Paris Lady Wildcats look to stay hot coming off two straight home wins over Chisum and Bonham, both in straight sets. The

PARIS NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:21:00

100 year old man says playing tennis is what's keeping him alive

When it comes to growing old, Rick Dixon is #GOALS for us all. He just turned 100 years old! and to celebrate his big day, he played some tennis with friends in Plano. "That's what's been keeping me alive," said Dixon. " I made some tremendous friendships." And while Dixon says he's not much of a ta

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-09-19 22:50:30

Plano is one of the top U.S. cities for new office buildings opening this year

With major projects finishing up for JPMorgan Chase, Liberty Mutual Insurance and Fannie Mae, Plano will be one of the top markets in the country for adding new office space in the final months of 2017. Only Manhattan and the San Francisco Bay area will have more office space opening its doors this

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:43:20

Plano Vigil Held to Shed Light on Domestic Violence Following Mass Shooting

PLANO (WBAP/KLIF) - A vigil Wednesday night in Plano will honor the people killed in a mass shooting earlier this month and shed light on domestic violence. The Junior League of Collin County is inviting the public to the candle light vigil at McCall park in downtown Plano as a show of unity against

WBAP.COM - 2017-09-19 16:07:31

Plano college sports sponsorship firm Learfield looks to merge with IMG College, reports

Two of the top names in college sports sponsorships -- Plano-based Learfield and IMG College -- are looking to merge, according to published reports which said the deal would create "one of the most powerful forces in the industry." Greg Brown, Learfield president and chief executive, would run the

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:24:55

NTT Data signs office deal that will bring hundreds of workers to Plano's Legacy

High tech firm NTT Data just signed one of the biggest office leases this year in North Texas. The international telecom firm is renting 200,000 square feet in the former J.C. Penney headquarters building in Plano's Legacy business park. NTT Data - which has its U.S. headquarters in a nearby office

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:13:00

A Trump hotel in Plano's booming Legacy project? Developers hope so

Developers that are turning Plano's J.C. Penney campus into a new mixed-use project are pitching the property for a new Trump hotel. News about the potential luxury hotel addition comes as the owners of the more than $400 million development in West Plano have just leased a big chunk of the vacant P

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:10:57

Closing arguments begin in murder trial of Richardson man accused of killing his girlfriend

A Richardson man testified Tuesday that he was sexting with several other women while his girlfriend lay dead for about a week in the back of his SUV. Jason Lowe, 28, is charged with murder in the death of Jessie Bardwell. Her decomposed body was found May 19, 2016, in rural Farmersville. How the

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-20 00:33:22

Denton County reports 8th human case of West Nile virus

County health officials announced Tuesday they have confirmed another human case of West Nile virus, this time in Little Elm. The individual contracted the more serious, neuroinvasive form of the disease. The case is the eighth human case diagnosed in 2017 in Denton County. West Nile virus remains

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 22:19:00

Gaskill taking North to new heights

This week's guest is a former coach who is one of the busiest people in McKinney and has been the leader of Bulldog Nation for the last two years. Sit back and enjoy as I shine the Sunday Spotlight on North principal Dr. Jae Gaskill. How did being associate principle at North get you ready for the d

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-17 13:30:00