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8 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Police find drugs, weapons after pulling over vehicle

A 30-year old man from The Colony is in Denton County Jail on a $268,000 bond after police pulled him over because his license plate light was out and found numerous weapons and drugs in his vehicle, according to jail records.

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Related Topix: Drugs, The Colony, TX

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

School zones to get scrutiny

School starts Monday for most Denton County school districts, and that means school zone speed limits and traffic signs will be active.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

GlobeSt.com

UPS Signs a New Lease at AllianceTexas

Hillwood Properties , developer of the 18,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use AllianceTexas in far north Fort Worth, has secured a new lease from UPS .

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Internet, Science / Technology, Tarrant County, TX

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Texas man gets life sentence for plot to kill wife

The rift over wages and working conditions for Shreveport city workers was highlighted again Wednesday as roughly two dozen workers met with union leaders.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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, McKinney, TX, Collin County, TX

Star-Telegram.com

In Lakeside, they're counting police badges, and wondering about others

Both the current and past police chief in the town of 1,500 residents west of Lake Worth were surprised this week when North Richland Hills police arrested a Lakeside businessman and said he showed a city police badge.

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Related Topix: North Richland Hills, TX, Richland Hills, TX, Tarrant County, 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, Collin 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: Collin County, TX, Grayson County, TX, Frisco, TX, Prosper, TX

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Dallas-area school districts boosting campus security efforts

Dallas school district police Officers Ricky Porter and Jessica Garcia, with Chief Craig Miller , are gearing up for the new school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Dallas, TX

Dallas Morning News

Area new car and truck sales slow, but still rise 3.4 percent

Area new-vehicle sales cooled in July from June's hot pace, but still rose a modest 3.4 percent.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Roommates' scuffle ends in one man's arrest

A call came in a little before 11:30 p.m., reporting an assault that had just occurred.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Keeping pets off the streets

Animal control officer Bob Matthews never envisioned picking up the carcass of a mythological creature.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Aubrey, TX, Pilot Point, TX, Krum, TX, Sanger, TX

NBC Dallas

Denton Jury Finds Man Guilty of Plot to Kill Wife

A North Texas jury has found a man guilty of attempted capital murder for hiring someone to kill his wife.

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Related Topix: Carrollton, TX

Dallas Morning News

Parent calls Frisco soccer coach who admitted molesting boys a monster

More than a dozen family members and friends gathered in a Denton County courtroom Tuesday to face their sons' soccer coach one last time before he heads to prison for molesting five boys.

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Related Topix: Frisco, TX, Prison

Dallas Morning News

Jury finds Ponder man guilty of trying to have wife killed

John Franklin Howard listened to testimony during his murder-for-hire trial in Denton County.

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Related Topix: Ponder, TX, Carrollton, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Eats Beat: Lots of openings, and a new goal for Glazed

"I want people to sit down and get comfortable," she said this week, still planning new lunch and brunch menus.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Grand Prairie, TX, Arlington, TX

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Denton police arrest woman on multiple charges

Denton police officers were called in reference to a suspicious vehicle call on Sunday evening.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Some reports of damage as severe thunderstorm warning issued for Dallas County

Power lines down in front of Vitamin Shoppe on Greenville..road down to one lane.

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Related Topix: Dallas County, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Weather, Justin, TX

Wise County Messenger Online

TAPS seeks local park and ride location

Transportation needs exist in rural communities, but now there's a new coalition in Wise County that is looking for local input to help identify and meet those needs.That was the theme of the first meeting of the Wise County Transportation Coalition Tuesday at Decatur City Hall.Jeff Davis, transportation solutions coordinator with TAPS Public ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wise County, TX, Denton, TX, Fort Worth, TX

North Texas e-News

Celebrate Homecoming at Flower Mound Presbyterian Church

On August 24, historic Flower Mound Presbyterian Church, Denton County's oldest Presbyterian Church, is celebrating 160 years along with the 100th birthday of our oldest member, Miss Oleta Simmons Greer.

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Related Topix: Flower Mound, TX, Blessing, TX

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