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Police arrest 2 in Corinth bank robbery case
They said the man was connected to other robberies in the area, specifically naming Lewisville. On Thursday, police said they knew quickly after the Wednesday robbery who their suspects were.
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
Officials announce changes to Lewisville festivals
Residents might have noticed some changes to the city’s special events, and officials alluded that more changes could be coming.The next city-sponsored special event is Western Days Festival in September. It was first held in 1964, and then it was on hiatus from 2001 to 2002, but it came back in 200
National reaction to former Cowboy Jason Witten's ESPN debut, including the QB he compared to Tony Romo
Rose Baca/Staff PhotographerDallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten watches a tribute video of himself alongside head coach Jason Garrett during a news conference where Witten announced his retirement from the NFL atThe Star in Frisco, Texas on Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News
Several new schools open for first day in Frisco ISD
FRISCO, Texas- The school year begins Thursday for another 48 school districts in North Texas. That includes Wylie, Ennis, Mineral Wells, Princeton and the fast-growing Frisco.
Free new skate park opens in Plano
PLANO, Texas- After years of planning and work, Plano’s first skate park is open.
McKinney’s burn ban lifted; hot work permits no longer required
McKinney endorsed a burn ban issued by Collin County because of extremely dry conditions, especially in rural areas. During the ban period, the McKinney Fire Department responded to 32 grass fires. McKinney will no longer require permits for those performing hot work or cutting and welding outdoors.
Balloon festival opens Friday in Highland Village
The Highland Village 31st annual Lions Club Balloon Festivalwill set hot air balloons aloft at 6 p.m. Friday at Unity Park, 2200 Briarhill Blvd.That first balloon event on Friday will be tethered balloon rides from 6 to 10 p.m. A “balloon glow,” which is a mass fire-up of the propane gas illuminatin
Texas Education Agency award Frisco ISD an A for its accountability rating | Community Impact Newspaper
The Texas Education Agency released the 2017-18 accountability ratings for school districts across the state Aug. 15, and gave Frisco ISD an A for its overall rating.Here is how FISD ranked under each domain:Student Achievement: AThis rating is based on how much students know and are able to do at t
Cocaine, drug paraphernalia found in man's room at Denton senior facility
During one of these checks, the employee found powder concealed in a pill bottle, a razor blade with powder residue and drinking straws cut at an angle and "believed to be used to snort the cocaine," police said.
Blotter: Pediatric doctor's office burglarized
Nuby Pediatrics, a family doctor’s office located in the 1100 block of North Elm Street, had one of its windows shattered and some of its property from inside stolen early Wednesday morning, according to a police report.Authorities responded to an alarm ringing from the building at around 1 a.m. The
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
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.
Forever changed: Vietnam POWs come together in Frisco for 45th anniversary reunion
Vietnam prisoners of war poured into Frisco Wednesday for a “Return to Freedom” 45th Anniversary Reunion through Sunday, hosted byNAM-POWs Corporationand sponsored byHumana.NAM-POWs Corporation is a nonprofit veterans organization that began out of a need to support the 801 returning prisoners of wa
Apartment developer at Plano Marine takes early steps toward 380-unit project | Community Impact Newspaper
The city is clearing the way for hundreds of additional residential units south of downtown Plano, approving tax funding to assist with a long-planned, 380-unit residential project at the Plano Marine.The Plano City Council on Aug. 13 approved an agreement with the developer to provide $423,000 in f
Annual religious convention in Denton serves more than 1,000 deaf members
Ron Lowe shares his experience attending conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses in sign language. The convention, an annual event in Denton for deaf members of the denomination, uses American sign language, and tactile sign language for Jehovah's Witnesses who are blind and deaf.Jehovah's Witnesses
What we learned from Oklahoma's defensive availability: Kenneth Murray is making waves
Murray, who had never played MIKE linebacker before last season, struggled in the role at times but has settled into the position this offseason. He made 78 tackles last season, including 7.5 for loss and forced one fumble, but looked out of place in OU's Rose Bowl loss to Georgia.
Frisco teachers work with police to get 'active threat' training
FRISCO, Texas -- The Frisco Independent School District is working with Frisco Police to get school staff trained on active threats. This training has always been offered by police, but in the past, it mostly entailed powerpoint presentations.
Video shows Lewisville firefighters pull woman from burning apartment
Three people, including a firefighter, were injured in last week’s fire. At last check, the firefighter and one man have been released from the hospital and are at home recovering. One woman remains in the hospital.
No Denton County failures in new district rating system, but schools still aren't happy
The Texas Education Agency released its 2018 accountability ratings on Wednesday, launching a new system that gives public school districts and charter school networks a letter grade based on performance in three categories: student achievement, school progress and closing gaps between different dem