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Rowlett P&Z approves extension to preliminary plat for kayak company
The Rowlett Planning and Zoning Commission approved an extension during Tuesday night’s meeting to an approved preliminary plat of the Kayak Crossing Addition. The property is located at 6917 Miller Road.
Serena Williams launches clothing line Serena Great at Neighborhood Goods in Plano
Serena Williams goes from tennis superstar to entrepreneur. "After lots of set backs, we're officially here launching Serena Great,” said Williams. Williams said going from the tennis court into the world of fashion has been a challenge. "Being an entrepreneur is not easy because the hours are insan
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.
Ahead of Execution, Texas Inmate Apologizes to Woman He Raped After Killing Her Husband
A Texas inmate who was executed for murdering a newlywed during a 1993 robbery apologized to his victim’s widow, whom he raped after fatally shooting her husband. Doug and Lora White had only been married 10 days when, on Sept. 21, 1993, Alvin Braziel Jr. jumped out from behind a bush and demanded m
Video: North Texas boy jumps from burning apartment to officers
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A police officer's body camera caught the moment a boy jumped from the second floor of a Dallas-area apartment into the arms of officers below. Video obtained by television station WFAA (Channel 8) shows Balch Springs Police officers trying to get inside the apartment bui
Video shows Skyline High School student attacking substitute teacher
DALLAS - A cellphone captured a student attacking a Dallas ISD teacher in front of the class. The scary encounter happened Thursday at Skyline High School. The substitute teacher was not seriously hurt.
Dallas Police Seek Public's Help in Identifying Man Found Dead in Creek
Dallas police are asking for the public's help in identifying a victim who was found dead in a creek last week, police said. A sketch of the man was released to the public. Police received a call about 8:45 a.m. on Dec. 4 regarding a body floating in a creek near the 2900 block of Irving Boulevard.
Family of Slain Teen, Shavon Randle, Surprised With Holiday Shopping Spree by Mavs Player
It was June 2017. Shavon Randle, 13, was brutally kidnapped and murdered. The Lancaster teen’s body was found in an Oak Cliff neighborhood. Investigators said Randle was an innocent victim caught in the middle of what appeared to be retaliation over stolen drugs.
Man Wanted for Robbing Three Stores in Two Days
Mesquite police are looking for the man they say committed three armed robberies in two days. Since Tuesday, they said the same suspect has hit two convenience stores. One is the First Stop on Gus Thomasson Road and the other is the Motley Mart on I-30, which has been robbed twice since Tuesday.
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
Royse City police officer, Hunt County deputy crash during high-speed chase
A Royse City police officer and a Hunt County sheriff's deputy were hospitalized early Thursday after their patrol vehicles collided with each other during a chase, officials said.
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!
School districts plan musical, theatrical events
Wylie, Garland and Plano Independent School Districts are getting into the spirit of the holidays. As the semester wraps up, fine arts programs are celebrating with winter concerts and performances.
Authorities: Bomb threats across North Texas, US appear to be hoax
DALLAS – Authorities say bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across North Texas and the U.S. appear to be a hoax. Several North Texas police departments posted on social media acknowledging that they were investigating bomb threats in their respective cities. Non
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.
Lagoon developer talks Rowlett and new opportunities in Texas
Crystal Lagoons opened its first lagoon in Texas near Humble in August and expects the Lone Star State to be its No. 1 market in three years. The company has big long-term plans for the state and North Texas in particular, says Kevin Morgan, executive vice president of Crystal Lagoons U.S. Corp., wh
Rowlett resident gets approved for front solar panels
A public hearing was held to consider a request from Roger Stacey for a Special Use Permit (SUP) to allow solar panels on the front roof elevation, on property zoned planned development (PD) for single-family residential uses. The .18-acre site is located at 3609 Shelley Lane.
Where to play arcade games in Dallas-Fort Worth
The high-score board is back, the pinball tables have new lights, and arcades are officially cool again. While they once seemed to be going the way of Blockbuster Video, the popularity of dedicated homes for coin-operated video game machines has seen a shocking resurgence, thanks in large part to th
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.
Additional victim identified in child sex abuse case, man held on $300,000 bond
FORNEY, Texas — An additional victim has been identified in a child sex abuse case against a man police say may have targeted additional victims. In October 2018, Kyle Landon Turner was arrested for online solicitation of a minor. That case led to investigators discovering another child victim, the