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Free new skate park opens in Plano

PLANO, Texas- After years of planning and work, Plano’s first skate park is open.

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-08-17 15:43:00

Plano police looking for hit-and-run driver who injured woman in July

While she was searching for the item, the suspect's car drove by, hitting the open car door and striking the woman, who suffered numerous injuries, police said.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-16 15:27:24

Brawl ends in deadly shooting in Pleasant Grove neighborhood

A man was shot and killed and another person was wounded early Friday when a brawl in Pleasant Grove ended in bloodshed, police said.Dallas police were called to a neighborhood in the 300 block of Beautycrest Drive around 1:50 a.m, department spokeswoman Debra Webb said.Witnesses told police that tw

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 15:42:06

Texas couple races against time to treat son's rare disease

This photo taken June 20, 2018, shows Kasey and Doug Woleben, and their daughter Lauren and son Will, who has a rare neurodegenerative disease called Leigh Syndrome, having dinner at their home in McKinney,... more

SFGATE - 2018-08-16 22:38:37

Officer wounded, suspect dead in Pleasant Grove shootout

DALLAS – A Dallas police officer was wounded in a shootout in Pleasant Grove Friday morning.According toDallas News, the officer was responding to an incident that occurred at Jim Miller and Military Parkway. There had been reports of two men with guns in the area.He was shot in the leg after confro

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2018-08-17 15:40:40

Plano, Texas Police Department Increases Security by Integrating Access.it Evidence System

LEID Products, LLC, the leader of electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced the successful implementation of its Access.it Evidence System into the Plano Police Department in Plano, Texas. The system provides secure, digital chain-of-custody t

PRWEB - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Water district contains wastewater leak in Plano

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) experienced a leak of domestic wastewater from its Lower White Rock Creek Force Main in Plano near the intersection of Preston Road and George Bush Tollway.NTMWD discovered the leak on Aug. 10 at approximately 10 a.m. The volume recently exceeded 100,

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-17 10:53:00

Car wasn’t threat to police, teens who saw officer kill Jordan Edwards testify

When Eric Knight watched a news conference conducted by the Balch Springs police chief the day after an officershot and killed an unarmed 15-year-old boy, Knight decided he needed to come forward.“(Chief Jonathan Haber) made a statement that a car was accelerating backward, trying to hit a police of

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-08-17 14:52:00

Who funded the successful legal challenge over a Plano councilman's recall election? It's still a mystery

The state's top lawyer faced a similar quandary, but has disclosed the donors to his legal defense.Harrison hasn't. His most recent campaign finance report, which covers Jan. 1 through July 15, listed no political contributions or expenditures.Sandy Dixon, one of Harrison's supporters tapped to expl

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 11:00:00

Apartment tenant fatally shoots one of three suspects in east Oak Cliff home invasion attempt

The victim shot one of the suspects, who died at the scene, while the other two fled on foot, police said.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-16 13:38:10

Third time's the charm: Dallas ISD board sends 13-cent tax ratification to voters

Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa flashed a little smile beneath his salt-and-pepper mustache before the vote went down.After three years of trying, DISD will finally present a 13-cent tax increase to voters on the November ballot.“At least I didn’t strike out,” Hinojosa said. “I’ve played

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 01:41:00

Texas releasing school district performance grades Wednesday

The Texas Education Agency will release its first letter grade accountability ratings. Each district will get a rating of A, B, C, D or F.


Warnings Signs at Plano Park After Venomous Snake Sightings

"He was actually under the basket," Greg Rosener said. "My hand was grabbing the basket so had he been in the basket, I would have been bit."


Work In Plano: 471 Recruiters Needed To Fill Open Positions

PLANO, TX — Professionals in and around Plano are needed to fill almost 500 open positions at various workplaces. As a recruiter, you'll help others find their dream jobs with these listings from ZipRecruiter.com and thePatch Job Board.


Controversial Plano councilman won't face recall election in November

PLANO, Texas- A Plano councilman will not face a recall election in November.Councilman Tom Harrison faced a public outcry in February after he shared an anti-Islamic message on Facebook.Opponents gathered signatures on a recall petition and submitted them for review. However, there are two conflict


Plano Councilor's Recall Election Halted By Judge

PLANO, TX — The special recall election for city councilor Tom Harrison will not go on, State District Judge Mark Rusch ruled Tuesday, saying the number of signatures garnered in a petition did not meet the requirements of the Plano City Charter.


Plano pledges funding for Cotton Belt rail stations, but final call has yet to be made | Community Impact Newspaper

Plano City Council on Monday approved the terms of an interlocal agreement with Dallas Area Rapid Transit regarding the proposed Cotton Belt passenger rail project. According to the agreement, the city would establish a new tax increment financing, or TIF, zone to dedicate up to $12.3 million to the


Dallas Officials Consider Adding New Entrance to Love Field to Ease Congestion

Discussions come amid enormous passenger growth at the airport, from 4.2 million in 2013, to 7.9 million in 2017.


‘Don’t Uptown Our Plano’ is one of The Angry Crowd’s scare tactics distorting the city's real story

You can’t say I don’t try to listen to what the other guy has to say. For six weeks, I’ve been looking for someone associated with Plano Future to talk about why this group, juiced by the bullhorn of social media, is so angry with its hometown government.Phone calls and emails to group founder Jim D


Railroad employee who died after being pinned under rail car wheel identified

Updated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday:Revised to include the identity of the employee.A railroad employee died after being pinned under a rail car's wheel early Monday in South Dallas, officials said.Dallas police and Union Pacific Railroad police responded to the 600 block of Corinth Street about 1 a.m.