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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Standing Room Only At Collin County Meeting About Immigrant Children

With the threat of a so-called "immigrant tsunami," Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid invited the public to attend commissioner's court on Monday -- and they did.

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7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Collin County citizens share views on border kids

A large crowd gathered at a Collin County Commissioners meeting on Monday; most were heavily in favor of a resolution to block unaccompanied Central American minors to ever be housed in the county.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

8 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Man arrested for allegedly luring kids with candy, fondling them

McKinney police have arrested a 66-year-old man for allegedly luring children into his garage with candy and then fondling them.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX, Kids, Family

11 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Second Wylie teen accused in schoolmate's death could stand trial as adult

A Collin County court hearing began this morning to determine if a second Wylie teenager accused in the killing schoolmate of Ivan Mejia will stand trial as an adult.

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Related Topix: Wylie, TX, Garland, TX

Sat Jul 26, 2014

North Texas e-News

11th Annual Bulb and Perennial Mart begins Aug. 1

The pre-sale for bulbs for the 11th Annual Bulb and Perennial Mart takes place from August 1-31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, McKinney, TX, Home Gardening, Home

WFAA-TV Dallas

Immigration protest planned for Judge Jenkins' Dallas neighborhood

McKINNEY -- Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid said he was speaking for his constituents when he added a resolution to the agenda of the commissioners court.

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Related Topix: McKinney, TX, Dallas, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Taxable values up 6 percent in Dallas County

Local governments in Dallas County should enjoy a substantial bump in revenue, with finalized tax rolls reflecting growth of more than 6 percent in property values.

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Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Dallas, TX, Ferris, TX

WFAA-TV Dallas

Wylie teen murder case: Will he be tried as an adult?

A Wylie teenager is waiting to hear whether he will be tried as an adult in the murder of a classmate.

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Related Topix: Wylie, TX

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NBC Dallas

Cyclosporiasis Cases Climb in Dallas, Tarrant Counties

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: Dallas, TX, Dallas County, TX, Tarrant County, TX, Denton County, TX

CBS Local

Collin County Commissioner Warns of "Illegal Immigrant Tsunami"

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid is warning of an "illegal immigrant tsunami" if "illegal immigrant children" are housed there.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Dallas Morning News

Collin County commissioner's resolution says housing migrant children ...

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid - the self-proclaimed " constitutional conservative " who reps West Plano, Frisco, Prosper, Celina and Northwest McKinney - wants his colleagues to stop "the illegal immigrant tsunami" at next week's commissioner's court meeting.

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Related Topix: Prosper, TX, Celina, TX, McKinney, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform

WFAA-TV Dallas

Cyclospora

Health officials in North Texas are trying to figure out what's causing reports of the uncomfortable intestinal illness, cyclospora.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Tarrant County, TX, Denton County, TX, Denton, TX

Courthouse News Service

Attorney Sues Judge Who Locks Court Doors

A Texas judge's bizarre habit of locking spectators out of his in-session courtroom is an unconstitutional denial of access, an attorney claims in court.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

DART attack: Concert-goers assaulted after concert

A great aunt and her niece from Collin County spent last Thursday night attending a Lady Gaga concert.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Carrollton, TX

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

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