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Candidate information, polling location hours and Q&A’s: What you need to know to vote early in Richardson

April 22 marked the first day of early voting across Texas. Until April 30, registered voters in Richardson can cast ballots in city, school district and college board races. After that, polls will close until election day, May 4.


Family of four found dead in Fort Worth home died of gunshot wounds, police say

The four people who were found dead in a north Fort Worth home on Monday afternoon all died of apparent gunshot wounds, according to the Fort Worth Police Department. While no identities have been released, police say the four people were family members. Two were adults — a man and a woman — and two


Boyfriend in custody after woman killed in stabbing in Richardson

RICHARDSON, Texas — Police have in custody a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend. Jeffrey Lee Patterson, 46, was arrested in connection to the stabbing of 48-year-old LaDonna Garcia.


Fort Worth Mother Found Bodies of Husband, Sister, 2 Children: Relative

A mother going home to eat lunch with her children found the bodies of her sister, husband and two children at their home in North Fort Worth Monday, according to a family member and city and law enforcement officials.


Man accused of fatally shooting 17-year-old in Mesquite wanted revenge, witness tells police

Updated at 1:15 p.m April 23: Revised to include additional details from an arrest-warrant affidavit. A man accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old in Mesquite on Saturday wanted revenge against the teen, a witness told police.


Dallas County District Attorney Addresses City Council Members About Plans for Criminal Justice Reform

Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot told city council members Monday how he plans to make swift changes to the way crimes are prosecuted in Dallas County. Creuzot outlined his policy for members of the Dallas City Council's public safety and criminal justice committee, who invited him to ex


Plano City Council says ‘yes’ to Collin Creek Mall

After six months of planning, drafting and over 100 community comments, the Plano City Council on Monday unanimously approved plans to redevelop Collin Creek Mall, spearheaded by developers Centurion American.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


What changes are coming to Texas marijuana and hemp laws? Two big bills are getting a debate this week

AUSTIN — Texas lawmakers this week are scheduled to debate bills that would dramatically change the state's hemp and marijuana laws. You can watch live video of the debate on the hemp bill here and follow The Dallas Morning News' coverage on Twitter below.


Construction underway on Preston Road for Plano apartments

Developers have broken ground in Plano for a new rental community. The Alta 289 apartments are being built on Preston Road just east of Legacy business park. The 288-unit development is a project of Atlanta-based builder Wood Partners.


One Billion Dollar Plan to Bring an Old Texas Mall Back From the Dead

Plano approves plan to redevelop Collin Creek Mall. Courtesy of Centurion American Development. The Plano City Council’s voted to grant final approval to bring Collin Creek Mall back from the dead. Retail stores and customers have been abandoning the mall for years now, but a one billion dollar plan


Texas woman receives gonorrhea diagnosis after rash erupts on hands, body

A 20-year-old woman in Dallas, Tex., rushed to the hospital after waking one morning with a bumpy rash on her arms, legs, scalp and torso. She was later informed the unusual skin lesions were caused by a sexually transmitted disease (STD).


A Texas Mom Who 'Loves Her Baby' Failed to Pick Up Her Son, and Now She's Considered Missing

The family of a 26-year-old woman who went missing last week is searching for answers. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing from Mesquite, Texas, Wednesday after she failed to pick her son up from his babysitter, WFAA, ABC13 and Fox4 report. During the investigation, police found her ve


FOX 4 News investigates North Texas dealership

DALLAS - Calls and emails have been pouring in with viewers asking for help after they said a local car dealership left them in the lurch. Consumer reporter Steve Noviello is On Your Side with details.


3rd Grade Teacher In North Texas Arrested For Indecency With A Child

CORSICANA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A third grade teacher in Corsicana is in the Navarro County Jail charged with two counts of indecency with a child involving sexual contact. Ramon Santuario-Mendoza, 48, who teaches English Language Arts at Sam Houston Elementary, is on administrative leave as Corsica


On this Texas toll road, drivers want to know why they’re paying $15 for just 5 miles

Susan Forbes could hardly believe her eyes when she saw the price posted on the electronic sign, which pointed the way to an entrance for the TEXPress toll lanes on Texas 183 in Bedford.


Fresh approach to revitalize Collin Creek Mall in Plano

On Monday night the Plano city council took a huge step in the $1 billion redevelopment of Collin Creek Mall. Council members voted unanimously to approve the rezoning of the land the mall sits on.


Officials identify all 6 people killed in small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas

Authorities confirmed six people died in a small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas, some 70 miles northwest of San Antonio. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the plane crashed Monday morning during an attempted landing shortly before 9 a.m.


Thunderstorms Move Through North Texas Tuesday Night

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Several rounds of heavy rain have pushed through parts of North Texas and more are on the way overnight. Two to three inches of rain have fallen in some areas as of 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.


Texas House votes to legalize hemp, CBD oil, farming of industrial hemp

The Texas House on Tuesday gave broad preliminary approval to a bill that would allow farmers in the state to legally grow industrial hemp — a move lauded as a win for the state’s farmers.