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Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

Princeton man sentenced to 50 years in prison without parole for molesting stepdaughter

A Princeton man was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after his conviction on sex crimes involving his stepdaughter, according to the Collin County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Princeton, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Yesterday | Business Journal

UPS expanding distribution capabilities in Dallas-Fort Worth

One is in the Alliance development of Fort Worth. It will create more than 300 package handler jobs and more than 50 tractor trailer driver positions.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX, Denton County, TX, McKinney, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Farmersville Times

BrotHERhood of service

Heavily dominated by men, a group of strong, athletic women are adding firefighting to their duties in addition to being wives, mothers and full-time employees.

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Related Topix: Fire, Nevada, TX, Wylie, TX, Melissa, TX, Lowry Crossing, TX

WFAA-TV Dallas

Toyota employees start touring Texas ahead of move

The sales pitches are behind them. The deal is done. Texas won. Toyota is moving to Plano, bringing thousands of employees with them.

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Related Topix: Plano, TX

Dallas Morning News

Collin, Denton, Hunt county agencies join forces with feds for new crime-fighting task force

David Marwell, special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations, talks about the new task force to fight crime.

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Related Topix: Hunt County, TX, Denton, TX, Denton County, TX

Business Journal

Future expansion of Dallas North Tollway could start in 2015 in Denton County

A building boom in Collin County, including the Nebraska Furniture Mart, is prompting Denton County to build a two-lane road that will become the future southbound frontage road for the Dallas North Tollway.

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Related Topix: Denton County, TX, Grayson County, TX, Frisco, TX, Prosper, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

Judge Advances Case Of Frisco Mother Accused Of Killing Son

Collin County prosecutors are on the verge of letting a grand jury hear the murder case against a Frisco woman accused of killing her son.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Frisco, TX

Dallas Morning News

Examining trial to review evidence against Frisco mother charged in 10-year-old son's death

An examining trail is expected to begin today before a Collin County Justice of the Peace to review police evidence against a Frisco mother accused of killing her son.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX, Violent Crime

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NBC Dallas

Frisco Alcohol Sales Extension Heads to Nov. Ballot

The issue of extending alcohol sales in Frisco will go on the November ballot after the city council made the decision in a 4-1 vote Monday in a special session.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX, Plano, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Family Badge

Man 26, shot after charging at officer [WATCH]

Updated at Noon, Aug. 11, by Tristan Hallman: The shooting was captured on private video, which shows that Gaynier charged at the officer, said Maj.

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Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBS Local

Man Accused of Firing At Police & Firefighters Speaks From Jail

Inside a Dallas County jail cell, Douglas Leguin insisted he never intended to hurt anyone, including himself in a gated community in North Dallas on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

Business Journal

Victor Vandergriff: Why not every North Texas highway can be tolled

Years ago, transportation planners made a decision that nearly all new highway capacity in North Texas would have a toll component, either tolled highways or managed lanes.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

Dallas Morning News

Anti-Obama group sues Dallas over ordinance banning protest marches next to, over highways

When the Dallas City Council passed an ordinance in January prohibiting protesters from marching next to or over highways , where their signs might "distract motorists," council member Philip Kingston predicted there would be lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Texas 16-year-old boy held in parents' deaths

A 16-year-old boy accused of killing his parents in their suburban Dallas home told his sister, "I did it," a court officer testified.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Frisco teen accused of killing parents is kept in custody

A 16-year-old Frisco boy accused of killing his parents remained in custody after a brief hearing Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Frisco, TX

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ambush suspect tried to stake claim to his own nation

"I seceded from the nation. This is Doug-e-stan right here," Douglas LeGuin said to a 911 dispatcher Monday asking where he was.

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Related Topix: Corinth, TX, Dallas, TX

Dallas Morning News

Park Place in Plano collects school supplies for needy kids

Park Place Lexus in Plano will be collecting donated school supplies through Friday to help the Samaritan Inn's programs for children in need.

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Related Topix: Lexus LS, Lexus, Plano, TX, Family, Kids

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Frisco teen charged in parents' deaths 'was very sheltered,' friend says

A 16-year-old boy is charged with murder in the deaths of his parents at the family's Frisco home early Monday.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX, McKinney, TX

CBS Local

Frisco Teen Arrested, Accused Of Murdering His Parents

Ryan Callens, 48, and Maria Elena Callens, 49, were found shot dead in their Frisco home on Sheperds Hill Lane early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Frisco couple shot to death, son arrested

A 16-year-old teenager accused of killing his parents at their Frisco home was in the Collin County Juvenile Detention Center in McKinney Monday evening facing two counts of delinquent conduct-murder, Frisco police said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

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