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Denison police searching for stabbing suspect

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Police are looking for a man accused of stabbing another man with a knife Thursday night at the Hotel Denison and then taking off. Denison police said the victim was transported to a local hospital but do not know his current condition. We're told they both lived there but

KXII.COM - 2018-03-23 05:24:00

TxDOT unveils plans for Hwy. 75 improvements

Planned improvements to the U.S. Highway 75 corridor throughout Grayson County include more than $161 million of work across a four-mile stretch of the highway that could see construction begin in less less than two years. Representatives from the Texas Department of Transportation unveiled the plan

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-23 00:14:50

Authorities investigate possible shooting in South Grayson County

GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) A shooting reported in Grayson County Thursday night. Authorities say a resident living in a home in the 8000 block of Farmington road near Van Alstyne shot an Hispanic man. The shooter told first responders he shot the man in the stomach and he managed to escape the prop

KXII.COM - 2018-03-23 06:55:00

Suspicious package prompts evacuation of Sherman neighborhood

SHERMAN, Tex (KXII) - Sherman Police are evacuating a neighborhood after a suspicious package was found in a neighborhood Tuesday morning. Police tell us a woman who lives in the 1700 block of West Cypress Grove called police to report a suspicious package had arrived at her home that she had not o


Assistant Grayson County DA's announce alliance

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - The three assistant district attorneys who have applied for the top prosecutor job in Grayson County, in different capacities, announced a new alliance in a press release issued Friday morning. Kerye Ashmore, Brett Smith, and Britton Brooks issued a joint press release Friday

KXII.COM - 2018-03-23 15:58:00

Elderly Grayson County homeowner shoots man during alleged break-in

GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) -- A man is in the hospital after authorities said he broke into a Grayson County home and was shot by the owner. Neighbors said the homeowner, who is elderly and bedridden, told them the intruder worked on his yard in the past and has allegedly created problems recently

KXII.COM - 2018-03-23 23:10:00

Finisar welcomes job candidates in Sherman

SHERMAN, Texas -- Finisar, the high-tech company that will soon be making key components for Apple iPhones in Sherman, opened its doors to job applicants on Friday. The firm is looking for engineers, technicians, managers and stock room employees to fill about 100 positions at its facility in the fo

KTEN.COM - 2018-03-23 18:50:00

Thousands of dollars worth of maintenance tools stolen from Denison ISD

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Thieves hit the Denison ISD annex building over the weekend, stealing thousands of dollars in ground maintenance tools. School officials said they gained entry at the northwest side of the building. "Just peeled back the panels here," said Denison ISD Facilities Director Da

KXII.COM - 2018-03-22 00:40:00

Man used fake ID to buy Porsche at Dallas dealership, police say

Dallas police are looking for a man who used fake identification to buy a luxury car last month. (Dallas Police Department) The man first went to Palomino Motors in the 7000 block of John W. Carpenter Freeway in late January, police said. He tried to used a driver's license with his photo and some


TxDOT displays plans for future of Highway 75

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- Community members got their first look at the preliminary plans for the future of U.S. 75 in Grayson County. Thursday night, the Texas Department of Transportation displayed its proposals to get the public's input. They're looking at improving and expanding a 12.7 mile stret

KXII.COM - 2018-03-23 05:32:00

Gun with 30-round magazine, drugs and cash seized in Arlington traffic stop

A 21-year-old Mansfield man is in jail after police say they seized drugs, cash and a gun with a 30-round magazine in a traffic stop he was involved in Monday night in Arlington. Brian Xavier Williams was pulled over in the 900 block of West Sublett Road, Arlington police spokesman Christopher Cook


Drug bust leaves five family members behind bars - Arrested for drugs, endangering children

Five family members are behind bars after a successful drug bust by Paris police officers. Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Paris police officers executed a search warrant in the 700 block of 6th Street N.E. It was here officers made contact with Davarious Battle, 29, Samantha Woods-Battle, 28, Travon Ba


Denison woman who made up rape, kidnapping story sentenced to probation

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - The Denison woman who pleaded guilty to making up a story that three black men kidnapped and raped her last year was sentenced to 8 years probation, over $8,000 in restitution, and to pay another $2,000 in court fines on Tuesday. Breana Harmon, 19, pleaded guilty to two count


Man uses threatening note to rob Gainesville pharmacy

GAINESVILLE, Tex. (KXII) -- A man is behind bars after police said he disguised himself in a wig and robbed the Gainesville CVS, demanding drugs from the pharmacy. "I'm glad they caught him, I mean that's crazy," customer David Grant said. David Grant shops at the Gainesville CVS frequently. "They


Anna police closing U.S. 75 southbound Thursday for investigation

ANNA, Tex. (KXII) -- An alert to drivers, Highway 75 southbound will be shut down from Van Alstyne to Anna during the day this Thursday. Drivers will be forced onto the southbound service road at Mantua Rd. and will be allowed to re-enter the highway at the southbound ramp from West White Street. T


Texas woman who lied about abduction, rape, sentenced

DENISON, Texas (KXII) The Denison woman who pleaded guilty to making up a story that three black men kidnapped and raped her last year was sentenced to 8 years' probation, and ordered to pay $8,000 in restitution and another $2,000 in court fines Tuesday. Breana Harmon, 19, pleaded guilty to two cou


Erin Brockovich Says She's Coming to Plano as Water District Claims Everything's Normal

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, famous for inspiring Julia Roberts' Oscar-winning performance in Erin Brockovich, is coming to North Texas. Brockovich, who blasted the North Texas Municipal Water District last week for using a common cleaning procedure, announced on Facebook on Tuesday that


Denison flooring business owner accused of scamming customers

DENISON, Tex. (KXII) -- Denison police said they arrested the owner of APEX Flooring after five people came forward saying she took their money and never completed the project. Police said from August of last year to March of this year, Melenie Barajas is accused of requiring people to pay up fron


North Texas Municipal Water District: New Tests Show Water Remains Safe

PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - The North Texas Municipal Water District says results of its latest tests show the drinking water is safe for its 1.7 million customers. The district, which supplies water to Plano and other cities, is trying to reassure residents after environmental activist Erin Brockov


Sherman considering tax abatement for solar farm

Sherman is considering a tax abatement for the solar energy farm in the 900-2000 blocks of West Moore Street that could save the facility around $119,000 over a five-year period. The Sherman City Council set a public hearing on the proposed tax abatement for West Moore Solar's facility for April 2.