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3 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

Accused Wylie Teen's Attorney Presses Witnesses

Police say two 16-year-old boys accused of killing a high school classmate are being held on murder charges in Collin County.

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Related Topix: Wylie, TX

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Psychologist: Teen accused of murdering classmate can be rehabilitated

Ivan Mejia's mother said she's knows her 17-year-old murdered son will never come home.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Garland, TX, Dallas County, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Dallas Morning News

Federal lawsuit alleges locked courtroom in Collin County is unconstitutional

A Dallas law firm has filed suit against a Collin County justice of the peace, a bailiff and a constable, claiming that the justice of the peace court's regular practice of locking the courtroom during proceedings is a violation of the public's constitutional rights.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Plano, TX

NBC Dallas

Cyclosporiasis Cases on the Rise in North Texas

A growing number of cases of cyclosporiasis are being reported as a cyclospora outbreak continues to spread across North Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Dallas County, TX, Tarrant County, TX, Denton County, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Dallas

Teen Could Be Charged as Adult in Classmate's Death

A Wylie 17-year-old accused of killing a high school classmate may be certified as an adult this week at the Collin County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wylie, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Garland, TX

Business Journal

If Toyota needs a corporate hangar, McKinney National Airport wants to be its home

McKinney lost out on Toyota's $350 million North American headquarters but the Collin County city is going all in to get the automaker to build its corporate airplane hangar at McKinney National Airport.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Murder for hire case against Garland man dismissed

Robert Wayne Bass, 46, had been indicted on a charge of solicitation to commit capital murder and was facing up to life in prison if convicted.

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Related Topix: Garland, TX, Allen, TX

CBS Local

Development Plans For Last Coveted Piece Of Collin County Property

A particular piece of land is considered one of the last coveted undeveloped properties in Collin County - now a Dallas lawyer is about to change that.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Prosper, TX, Frisco, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

CBS Local

Lake Lavon Gets Much Needed Rain

The water levels at Lake Lavon, Collin County's largest water source, are low at nearly 12 feet below normal.

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Related Topix: Lavon, TX, Farmersville, TX

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

North Texas storms blamed for rain, travel delays

Rains pounds the Central Expressway Thursday, July 17, 2014 near the President George Bush Turnpike in Collin County, Texas.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Farmersville Times

Through the lens of mayhem

He arrives on scene; sometimes by car, sometimes by helicopter. Yet, unlike emergency personnel, he doesn't wield a hose, a gun or a medical kit.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Fire

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Silver Alert: 86-year-old man missing from McKinney

Clifford Odil, who has cognitive impairment, was last seen around 9 a.m. Tuesday at 1210 South Bridgefarmer Road in McKinney.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX

NBC Dallas

Vandals Hit Princeton Cemetery

Police in Princeton are asking for tips after a rash of vandalism in the city's cemetery.

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Related Topix: Princeton, TX

KXII-TV Sherman

TxDot holds public meeting on widening of State Highway 5

Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation held a public meeting in Collin County this evening to inform the public about a highway project that will affect several area communities.

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Related Topix: Melissa, TX, Anna, TX, Van Alstyne, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Farm-to-table restaurant called Harvest is coming to downtown McKinney

If you love historic downtown McKinney, you'll relish this news: Come September, Rick Wells, owner of Rick's Chophouse in the Grand Hotel, plans to open Harvest, a farm-to-table restaurant with a Modern Texas bent.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pottsboro, TX, Dallas, TX

Dallas Morning News

Collin County Sheriff's Office warns of scam involving missed jury duty

Residents have reported receiving calls from people claiming to be deputies with warrants for their arrest because they missed jury duty.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Judge: Collin County motorists have 'toll fatigue'

"My bill runs $40-$50 every month, and I don't hardly do any running around... it's awful," said Collin County resident Steve Carr.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Texomaland

Preston Trail Chapter NSDAR Fundraiser April 26th and 27th

Critter Concierge is a family ownned and operated business. We've been keeping yards poo free since 2003.

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Related Topix: Denton County, TX, McKinney, TX, The Colony, TX, Little Elm, TX, Grayson County, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Tailwagger: Meet Tavo

He was surrendered to the SPCA of Texas on June 16 by an owner who became too ill to take care of him.

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Related Topix: Texas, Dallas County, TX, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBS Local

Frisco Man Convicted Of Murdering His Stepson

A Frisco man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murdering his newly adopted stepson.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX, Plano, TX

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