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Prosper bank adds new lender
Landmark Bank in Prosper has hired Tami Farnsworth as its latest real estate lender. Farnsworth most recently worked with Keller Williams Realty Plano, working in mortgage lending and as a team leader.
Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.
Apple plans new store for Galleria Dallas, Plano and Frisco, Texas locations may close
An unusual Apple retail plan is taking shape in Texas. According to public permits filed with the City of Dallas, Apple has secured a tenant location in the Galleria Dallas, a large shopping center less than 10 miles from Dallas Love Field airport. The mall is located midway between four existing Ap
Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio
Collin County clerk says passport office has been shut down as payback by federal office in Dallas
Collin County travelers can blame State Department officials in Dallas for closing the county's main passport office, according to District Clerk Lynne Finley. In January, the Dallas Passport Agency sent Finley a letter saying her office would no longer be able to process passport applications. She
Bobcat sightings peak in Collin County
In recent weeks, the number of bobcats that have been spotted roaming the streets and parks of Collin County, particularly in Plano, Frisco, and McKinney, have peaked. One family of bobcats has even taken up residence within a storm drain within the Spring Creeks Estates neighborhood. The photograph
Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.
Collin County Passport Applications Suspended Amid Fraud Investigation
MCKINNEY (WBAP/KLIF)- Collin County’s District Clerk is suspended from from handling new passport applications because of a 5-year passport fraud investigation in Plano and McKinney over documents dating back to almost a decade ago. District Clerk Lynne Finley said they are cooperating with the inve
Texas Children Who Didn't Know Their Own Names Were Found Living in Home that 'Reeked of Feces,' Police Say
A Texas man is facing criminal charges after police said his four children were found living in a filthy Dallas home and did not appear to know their own names. Robert Preston, 31, was arrested last Saturday and taken to Dallas County jail after officers responded to a call at around 6:30 p.m. that
Texas lawmaker files bill to add 'In God We Trust' to government buildings
AUSTIN, Texas — On Thursday, Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives to add the U.S. national motto, In God We Trust, to the state’s government buildings.
Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'
A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.
Freshman lifts Prosper to dramatic playoff win over Plano
FRISCO – Prosper freshman Hadley Murrell’s first basket of the night wound up being the biggest shot of the Lady Eagles’ still-surging 2018-19 season. Knotted at 51-51 inside the final minute of Tuesday’s back-and-forth regional quarterfinal against district rival Plano Senior, Prosper senior Jordyn
Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.
South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha
Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire
PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.
12 Senators oppose Texas Secretary of State Whitely; could block his nomination
AUSTIN, Texas — All 12 Democrats in the Texas Senate have publicly confirmed they are opposed to confirming embattled Secretary of State David Whitley, giving them more than enough votes to block his nomination if they’re all in the chamber when the vote comes up.
Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video
A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th
Boyfriend, mother arrested after her child brought to ER with ‘deep bruising’ from whipping
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Two people have been arrested after a 4-year-old child was brought to an emergency room with ‘deep bruising’ from a whipping, according to Allen Parish officials.
Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.
Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says
Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.