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Video catches man set fire to McKinney homeowner's decorations

MCKINNEY, Texas - McKinney arson investigators are trying to figure out who set fire to a homeowner’s Christmas decorations and then sat down and watched them burn. The arsonist was caught on camera by a motion-activated Ring camera. But the homeowner says she did not hear the Ring alert on her phon

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 23:27:00

North Texan Gets Life Without Parole For Sexually Abusing 5-Year-Old Girl For A Year

McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Jon Woodland, 43, of Plano, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for continuous sexual abuse of a child. “This precious, young child showed bravery beyond her years, and now this predator can never strike again,” said Collin County District

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-14 16:35:46

The DII championship is being played at the world’s most absurd high school football stadium

The Division II football national title game is being played Saturday in McKinney, Texas. You might be wondering something along the lines of: “McKinney, Texas? Where in McKinney, Texas? I can’t think of any notable college or pro teams from McKinney, Texas.”

SB NATION - 2018-12-15 15:00:00

Life in Prison without Parole for Child Predator

(McKinney, Texas) – Jon Woodland, 43, of Plano, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child, announced Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis. “This precious, young child showed bravery beyond her years, and now this predator can neve

COLLINCOUNTYDA.COM - 2018-12-14 21:49:03

24 Hour Fitness Opens In McKinney

MCKINNEY, TX -- A 37,000 square foot 24 Hour Fitness gym has opened in McKinney at 1601 North Hardin Blvd. The company, which celebrated its 35 year anniversary and has 420 locations around the country, opened the facility Saturday. It includes studio classes and an assortment of strength training m

PATCH - 2018-12-11 13:23:00

Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested

A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-14 00:08:46

Frisco Demands Bird Electric Scooters to Be Removed From the City After Resident Complaints

FRISCO (WBAP/KLIF)- The City of Frisco demands for Bird electronic scooters to be removed from the city by Monday morning. Frisco Mayor Jeff Chaney said they had no idea the Bird scooter company was deploying 200 scooters in the city. He said the city got several complaints from residents and busine

WBAP.COM - 2018-12-14 18:57:08

Plano, McKinney students design games after 10-week STEM program

Cash Dash, Apex and Mo Bamba Trashaball are all games developed by middle and high school students in Plano and McKinney. As part of the annual Capital One Coders program, about 65 students between fifth and tenth grades spent 10 weeks learning STEM basics.

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-12-13 18:09:00

No. 1 Allen's Texas semifinal opponent Duncanville has allowed 60 points ... all season

On Saturday, USA TODAY Super 25 No. 1 Allen faces a stern test when it faces off with Duncanville (Texas) High School, another Dallas-area power. The game will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, often called “Jerry World” after Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and the hype might be almost as big as t

USATODAYHSS.COM - 2018-12-14 20:32:27

Plano, Texas Is Now Home to a Dog-Friendly Movie Theater

For dog owners in Plano, Texas, movie night with Fido no longer just means cuddling on the couch and browsing Netflix. The newly opened K9 Cinemas invites moviegoers—both human and canine—to watch classic films on the big screen.

MENTAL FLOSS - 2018-12-14 18:00:00

A New Chief Medical Officer for Medical City McKinney

Dr. Jaya Kumar has been named Chief Medical Officer of Medical City McKinney, and will be starting in February according to a release. For the last five years, she served as medical director of a hospitalist group at Medical City Denton, and is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine.

DMAGAZINE.COM - 2018-12-13 21:49:38

Dog Movie Theater Opens In Texas

Is there anything better than watching a good movie with your best bud? Now, a new theater in Plano, Texas answers that question for you, allowing humans to bring their furry friends with them to the movies!

PETGUIDE.COM - 2018-12-13 17:37:27

Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death

DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.

FOX NEWS - 2018-12-13 17:17:18

Woman Serving 51 Years in Prison For Killing a Man Who Tried to Rape Her When She Was 16

NATIONWIDE — Cyntoia Brown, a woman from Tennessee who was 16-years old when she killed a 43-year-old man who solicited her for sex, must serve at least 51 years in prison before she would be eligible for release, the Tennessee Supreme Court has decided.

DALLASWEEKLY.COM - 2018-12-12 16:05:00

Developer plans 15,000-seat cricket stadium in big Allen development

A McKinney developer is moving ahead with plans for a large mixed-use development in Allen that would include a 15,000-seat cricket stadium. The plan involves some of the same people who last year said they planned to build eight cricket stadiums across the country, including in Dallas.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-12-13 23:41:00

Collin County college plan to train armed staff is a necessary progression of campus carry

The question of how to both be safe and feel safe in a era of mass killings is one that all of American society grapples with. On Tuesday, Collin College, the community college system in Collin County, became the first community college district in Texas to approve a program to train armed staff mem

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-12-12 19:22:00

Families, Fairview Town Center trying to move on with new Santa after death of beloved 'Big Guy'

Last year’s death of The Big Guy left a big hole in the Christmas spirit in our northern suburbs. The charming Santa was beloved by thousands of adults and children, for whom the holiday wasn’t complete without their annual photo with him at Fairview Town Center.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-12-12 15:20:00

Allen is the ultimate one-school town. Its football team is a juggernaut. Is a mega high school fair for the rest of Texas?

Part 1 of 3: How Allen got big, and why it's staying that way. Part one of a three-part series that explores the size, athletics success -- and cost -- of Allen. The second and third parts will be published later this week.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-12-13 04:36:00

Texas theater allows owners to take their dog to the movies

PLANO, Texas - A theater in Texas is making the movies a furry family affair. Plano Profile reported that K9 Cinemas in Plano, Texas, opened Friday. The business is from Erik Lankford, who was frustrated that he couldn’t bring his dog to any theater.

KRMG - 2018-12-12 22:05:00

Frisco Runner Recalls Close Call with Aggressive Coyote

For the first time, we're hearing from one of the four people who had a close encounter with a dangerous coyote in Frisco. She reported it in October. Since then, there have been three other attacks or near attacks, including one that seriously hurt a jogger.

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-12-13 04:03:10