5 hrs ago
Blotter: Woman arrested after trying to cash check
A 31-year-old woman who attempted to cash a forged bank check for $16,000 Thursday at a business on University Drive wound up in the Denton city jail, police said.
12 hrs ago
Texas Mayor Speaks Against Oil Extraction
A former mayor from Denton County, Texas came to speak in Santa Maria this past Friday.
16 hrs ago
Hell Is I-35 This Weekend
If you had planned to drive anywhere near I-35W in Fort Worth and Denton County this weekend, we and the Texas Department of Transportation have one request: Don't.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Lightning Protection Buys Family 'Peace of Mind'
Ben Melton looked to the north and east of his Denton County home late Wednesday night, saw a brilliant display of lightning and breathed a sigh of relief.
VIDEO Denton County sheriff explains why he's opposed to legal marijuana
It's still illegal at the federal level, but in the past few years we've seen several states legalize medicinal marijuana and Washington and Colorado legalize it for recreational use.
County closes roads due to morning rain
Dark clouds loom over the TWU skyline early Thursday morning after heavy rains fell on the northern side of Denton during the overnight hours July 31, 2014.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Flower Mound cancer rates up
Breast cancer rates in Flower Mound are 22 percent higher than expected, according to a new report from the Texas Department of State Health Services released Wednesday.
TXDOT Warns Drivers of 35W Weekend Closure
TXDOT plans to shut down the main lanes of the highway all weekend, from Friday night until as late as early Monday morning.
Blotter: Two arrested after car stopped for erratic driving
Denton police stopped a vehicle in the 2400 block of Wildwood Lane on Monday night after officers observed the car swerving on the road with a missing headlight.
County selects firm for preservation plan
Austin-based Hardy-Heck-Moore Inc. was selected as the most qualified firm to help guide the development of a countywide preservation plan, which will include a survey of historical locations in the county.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Tarrant County still on the lookout for measles cases
While no new measles cases have been reported since a Northeast Tarrant County resident became infected last week after attending a softball tournament in Kansas, officials still believe there will be more.
Dallas Morning News
Man found dead in Lake Lewisville was suspect in weekend stabbing
Authorities recovered the body of a man Monday evening who is suspected to have stabbed another person over the weekend on Lake Lewisville.
Dallas Morning News
Prompted by Denton County's Travis, Texas sheriffs 'strongly' oppose legalizing marijuana
Says in the San Antonio Express-News today that the Marijuana Policy Project is prepping three bills the pro-pot organization hopes will convince Texas legislators to legalize and regulate weed , medical and otherwise.
Denton County Transit Authority names Suarez COO
He will be responsible for developing, organizing and directing all aspects of the authority's transportation and maintenance services its A-train and bus system, according to a DCTA release.
Advocate receives honors
Delores Vann sat in the comfiest easy chair at Greg and Jane Naugher's house and waited for her scoop of vanilla, even though she didn't get the same formal invitation to the Denton neighborhood's ice cream social that her neighbors did.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
County active in tax zones over the years
If Denton County climbs aboard Denton's proposed hotel and convention center project, it will be the sixth tax-increment reinvestment zone that it has been involved with in the past 19 years.
R&B singer SoMo arrested on drug charge
Somers-Morales, whose stage name is SoMo, was charged with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Les Cockrell: Class gives start to young documentary filmmakers
Denton's North Branch Library will offer a documentary filmmaking workshop for youths ages 11-18 in three sessions next month.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Blotter: Report: Four in custody after attempted escape
Sandi Brackeen, spokeswoman for the Denton County Sheriff's Office, said four men in a green SUV hit an 18-wheeler on FM156 around 8 a.m. Friday while fleeing from the 1800 block of Cindy's Lane.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Blotter: Suspect hits officer
A Denton officer was punched in the chest by a man at a local medical facility, according to police reports.