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Officials recover man's body in Lake Ray Roberts
Officials were searching for a 38-year-old Noe Moya, 38, of Fort Worth, according to Texas Game Wardens at the scene. He was recovered just before 6 p.m. The call came in shortly before 5 p.m. The man was with his family in a designated swimming area when he went under and never came back up.
Big 12 commish sidesteps big issues at Media days
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby speaks during NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill)
Frisco and McKinney rank high with first-time homebuyers
Two Dallas suburbs have made it on a list of the best cities for first-time buyers.But don't expect that to mean low housing costs.Frisco and McKinney were both in WalletHub's new ranking of top spots for first timers heading into the housing market.WalletHub compared more than two dozen factors for
Kansas RB Herbert grieves death of coach in Florida high school massacre
Herbert attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School through his junior year before going elsewhere for his final football season. Despite the move, Herbert remained close to one of his coaches, Aaron Feis, also a security specialist who tried to shield students from bullets and was among the 17 ki
Texas Tech quarterback race has head coach Kliff Kingsbury excited: 'It's a challenge and we're fired up'
Jae S. Lee/Staff PhotographerTexas Tech head football coach Kliff Kingsbury speaks during a press conference in Big 12 Media Day at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, Monday, July 16, 2018. He must choose between McLane Carter, Jett Duffey and Alan Bowman for his starting 2018 quarterback (Ja
More Reverse Commuters on North Texas Roads: Report
If it seems like the days of going against traffic are long gone, it may not be your imagination. New research from real estate firm JLL showed reverse commutes are trending up in major metropolitan areas all over the country. In Dallas, reverse commuting is up by 12 percent with more people traveli
TCU coach Gary Patterson isn't ready to name a starter in the TCU QB race, but one player has an early edge
Jae S. Lee/Staff PhotographerTCU head football coach Gary Patterson speaks during a press conference at Big 12 Media Day at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, Monday, July 16, 2018. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News)Jae S. Lee/Staff PhotographerTCU head football coach Gary Patterson gets of
From the Desk of Bobbie Mitchell, Denton County Commissioner Pct. 3 – August 2018
When you think of a “government record,” what comes to mind? Do you picture a file in a folder? Your birth certificate? Standing in line to fill out a form and renew your driver’s license? Maybe you envision a dark, secluded file room from a scene in your favorite crime show. All of these things hav
Texans: Don’t get caught speeding in these counties
Last year, more than 1.2 million speeding tickets or warnings were issued to drivers across the Lone Star State — where speed limits often reach 75 mph, even85 mph in some places— by Texas Department of Public Safety troopers, state records show.
The Varsitys: Awarding the year's best in The Colony athletics
Wednesday marks the 26th ESPY Awards, the annual ceremony devoted to honoring standout professional and collegiate athletes and teams of the past year.It’s the sports equivalent to the Oscars or Grammys, so why not put a high school spin on the concept?Over the past school year, students in The Colo
Kansas RB grieves over coach gunned down in Florida massacre
Herbert attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School through his junior year before going elsewhere for his final football season. Despite the move, Herbert remained close to one of his coaches, Aaron Feis, also a security specialistwho tried to shield students from bullets and was among the 17 kil
Man arrested for Wednesday murder of pregnant girlfriend
28-year-old Randy Chiles was taken into custody on Saturday. For the last several days, police say Chiles was being treated for an unspecified medical condition at Baylor hospital. Now he’s in the north tower of the Dallas County Jail, charged with capital murder.
Texas man killed his boss on the Fourth of July, fled to New Orleans, police say
Police say a North Texas man was taken into custody Sunday near New Orleans, Louisiana, when he allegedly turned himself in for the murder of a man in Grand Prairie on the Fourth of July.
Vigil held for man killed in Dallas sanitation truck crash
According to Dallas Police, the city sanitation truck was headed eastbound on Simpson Stuart road, toward the dump, when for reasons unknown, the driver crashed into a parked commercial trash truck.
Dallas man introduces teenage 'wife' to cop: 'It's OK, she's gonna be 16 soon'
Jose Nahun Lopez-Cruz, 24, assured the cop: "It's OK, she is gonna be 16 soon," police records say.It wasn't OK, and Lopez-Cruz was booked Sunday into the Dallas County Jail, charged with sexual assault of a child.The officer first spotted Lopez and the girl as they got into a Toyota Camry parked in
Man knocked into his own car in fatal hit-and-run on I-35 in Dallas
The wreck happened about 2:50 a.m. between Market Center Boulevard and Medical District Drive, according to detective Raul Reyna, spokesman for the sheriff's department.
Police looking for driver in fatal hit-and-run crash in Red Bird
A driver crashed into one of the men from behind and fled the scene without stopping, police said. The man who was hit was taken to Methodist Dallas Medical Center, where he died an hour later.
How to Watch: Big 12 Media Days
Teams and media from around the Big 12 will descend upon The Star in Frisco, Texas on Monday and Tuesday. If you don’t want to miss the action from Frisco, here’s information on how you can tune into Big 12 media days. With a lot to talk about surrounding Oklahoma State, here’s how you can tune in.
Toyota employees in Plano face highest housing costs in DFW
Toyota employees relocating to work at the auto giant’s new North American headquarters in Plano face the highest price in the region to live near their corporate campus, with median sale prices in the area hitting $289,000,according to a studyreleased Tuesday by buying platform Open Listings.
Heat wave will bring 7 days straight of triple-digit temps to Dallas-Fort Worth
If this stretch of high temperatures sounds unbearable, just imagine the summer of 1980, when there were 42 straight days of triple-digit temperatures from June 23 through August 3, Bain said.With scorching heat in the forecast, Bain reminded people to take hot-weather precautions seriously."Even th