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In response to the shutdown, the Dallas Symphony is offering free tickets to federal employees

In what it's calling an effort "to ease the burden of the current government shutdown," the Dallas Symphony Orchestra is offering two free tickets to federal employees now through mid-February.


New system to provide more park information

Residents and city employees alike may soon have better access to information about the parks in The Colony. Tuesday the City Council authorized the city manager to execute an agreement for data collection and software called GreenCity GIS for the Parks and Recreation Department.


Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas Game Wardens searching for suspect in recent high-speed chases

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — The Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Game Wardens are currently on the lookout for a Tyler man who is wanted for multiple criminal offenses.


Frisco city council approves plans for thousands of residential units and taller buildings at Hall Park

Frisco's city council has given the thumbs up to turning the city's biggest office park into a true mixed-use development. Developers of the 162-acre Hall Park received approval to add more than 2,000 residential units to the more than 20 year-old project on the west side of the Dallas North Tollway


Judge refuses to lower bond for Sherin Mathews' mother

DALLAS - A Dallas County judge denied a request to lower the bond for the Richardson woman whose adopted special needs daughter was murdered. Sini Mathews was arrested and charged with child abonnement after allegedly leaving her 3-year-old daughter, Sherin, home alone in October of 2017. Her husban


Funeral scheduled for teens killed in Hickory Creek Road crash

Denton ISD officials say the funeral for Daniel and Diego Rivera is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, located at 2255 N. Bonnie Brae St. Daniel and Diego were killed in a vehicle crash last week on Hickory Creek Road. They were found dead in a white sport utility


The best family and learning events in Frisco this week

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From a new science exhibit to gaming, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.


Report: Texas coal power plants leaching toxic pollutants into groundwater

AUSTIN — As the Trump administration considers weakening Obama-era safeguards for the disposal of toxic coal waste, a new report shows that groundwater near all of Texas’ 16 monitored coal-fired power plants, including Denton's, is contaminated with pollutants — including known carcinogens — linked


Woman arrested in killing of man found dead in storage unit he was living in

Police have arrested a woman in the killing of a man found dead inside the storage unit where he was living in Garland. Marietta Allen, who was initially a person of interest in the case, now faces a murder charge in the death of Victor Aramburo, according to a police news release.


Dr. Pepper eyes Frisco for potential relocation

As The Star in Frisco continues to grow, several companies are looking to set up shop within the business district. The most recent is Dr. Pepper, according to property brokers who are said to be tracking the deal. It would join the likes of Bank of America and FM Global, who also have offices in Th


CONFIRMED: Bodies Found In Oklahoma Identified As Texas Friends

OKEMAH, Okla. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two bodies found this week in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma have been positively identified as a missing woman and man from central Texas, an Oklahoma medical examiner confirmed.


9 Students, Driver Taken To Hospital After School Bus Overturns Off Dallas Highway

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An unmarked yellow school bus ended up on its side down an embankment off I-30 near Loop 12 in Dallas Thursday afternoon. This happened on the westbound side of I-30.


Things to do in the month of January in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of January. Medical City Lewisville hosts a brunch and learn event to help people kickstart their 2019 health and wellness goals. The morning features raffles, prizes and health discussions from a wide range of h


Fallen Little Elm Police Officer Honored Two Years After His Death

LITTLE ELM (WBAP/KLIF) – Thursday marked the two year anniversary of the day Little Elm Police Detective Jerry Walker was shot and killed in a standoff with a gunman. The Little Elm Independent School District is doing its part to ensure Detective Walker’s legacy lives on.


Lewisville residents to see increase in waste, recycling rates

When residents receive their first utility bill this year they’ll notice a slight increase no matter how much or how little they use. During Monday’s Lewisville City Council meeting, members unanimously approved a 2.4 percent increase that impacts all residential, multi-family and commercial custome


Lewisville officials updated on performance dashboard

It’s been more than a year since Lewisville’s live performance dashboard was made available to residents. On Monday, City Council members were given an update on its progress. The performance dashboard includes both live and static information. The live portions are updated every 20 minutes. Up to d


Hot Springs police searching for Texas man with 8 sexual assault of a child charges

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Officers are searching for Cliff Allen Richardson, of Texas, who is wanted on eight counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Richardson is wanted through the Llano County Sheriff's Office in Texas and has a bond of $243,000.


Fort Hood Calendar of Events

A Credentialing Assistance Fair is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at the Soldier Development Center. Soldiers can get help activating their GoArmyEd account. Topics will include credentially assistance, GoArmyEd/TA/VIA, Department of Labor, Army Career Tracker (Individual Development Plan) and financia


Reward increased to $6,000 for information in unsolved case of man shot to death near Lake Lewisville

HICKORY CREEK, Texas — The reward for information in an unsolved case of a man shot to death near Lake Lewisville in 1994 has increased to $6,000 before next month's featured cold case announcement by the Texas Rangers.


DPS seeking leads in cold case

The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the public’s help in solving a cold case from the north side of Lake Lewisville. An increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information in the 1994 homicide of Kelly Gaspard that leads to the arrest of those responsible. To be eligibl