Denton, TX

Richardson Starbucks shooting suspect Tranisa Watts indicted

RICHARDSON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) -- Richardson police have charged Tranisa Watts with the capital murder of her ex-boyfriend's mother.At 7:12 p.m. April 18, police responded to the parking lot of the Starbucks located at 4151 Renner Rd. after receiving reports of a shooting.Watts, 23, was apprehended after the first officer on scene spotted her attempting to leave the location with a child. Additional responding officers found 52-year-old Kentoria Nicole Edwards shot and immediately began life saving measures, police said. Edwards was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. The 3-year-old child was unharmed and no one at the business was injured by the gunfire, officials said.The resulting investigation determined Edwards was the grandmother of Watts' child and had full custody. Officials say Watts had asked to see her child and Edwards agreed to meet her at the Starbucks where she was later killed.Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Richardson Police Department at 972-744-4800.
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Neighbors watch helplessly as fire tears through McKinney neighborhood

McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - A fire tore through a McKinney neighborhood over the weekend, destroying or badly damaging seven homes within minutes. Neighbor Kapil Sama spotted the fire when it first began in the garage of a home across the street on Marigold Drive around 7:15 p.m. Saturday night. "I tried to see if someone was there," he said. "Then I immediately called 911 and saw, by that time, it went beyond my control."Just four minutes later, the house and the one next to it were engulfed.Six houses burned to the ground, and one, which a family was living in,...

I-35E, dubbed the 'Bermuda Triangle,' to be heavily patrolled

CORINTH, Texas — Police departments along Interstate 35E are launching a high-visibility, coordinated enforcement effort in an attempt to reduce the number of accidents. I-35E is notorious for the amount of accidents and subsequent gridlock. "We had 622 accidents just on our two-mile stretch of the interstate last year....

7-Eleven's Operation Chill® Program Returns for the 27th Consecutive Year

IRVING, Texas, June 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The chill is on this summer as 7-Eleven, Inc.'s signature community outreach program, Operation Chill®, returns for its 27th consecutive year. The Operation Chill program presents local law enforcement agencies an opportunity to make positive connections with their community's youth through FREE Slurpee® drink coupons.

American comfort food eatery Ford's Garage now open in Plano

American comfort food eatery Ford's Garage opened its new Plano location June 13. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper) Ford’s Garage opened June 13 at 3904 Dallas Parkway, Plano. Styled like a 1920s service station with vintage Ford vehicles, gas pumps and fixtures, Ford’s Garage offers gourmet burgers and American comfort food entrees, such as meatloaf, chili, and macaroni and cheese, according to the eatery’s website. It also offers a variety American craft beers, wine and cocktails. The restaurant is in the building formerly occupied by Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe, which closed in December 2019 after 20 years of service at that location. According to a listing on the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation’s website, Ford’s Garage did an estimated $1 million in renovation work on the building. 469-940-3673.
Dallas Observer

First Look: A Trip the Mediterranean at Darna in Plano

With inflation, most of us can only dream of traveling to the Mediterranean this summer. The good news is that a new exotic destination has just landed in Plano, and for those looking to experience an international smorgasbord, Darna Mediterranean Market should be on the list of places to visit soon.

The Olive Blossom Boutique now open in downtown Grapevine

The Olive Blossom Boutique is now open on Main Street in Grapevine. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo) The Olive Blossom Boutique opened this spring at 340 S. Main St. in downtown Grapevine. The boutique features classic and contemporary women’s clothing, including dresses, jeans, jewelry and more. Inventory in the store is always changing, and The Olive Blossom Boutique is offering new styles for summer, according to its website. 817-722-6075.

Capulin Volcano National Monument | New Mexico

Day 23 we woke up in the Great Sand Dunes National Park (Colorado), did one last quick hike then drove into New Mexico to visit Capulin Volcano National Monument. This is such a neat National Monument where you can walk in and around an extinct volcano! Who can say they have been in a volcano? LOL it was fun and there were Mule Deer all in there! So cool! Filmed October 3, 2021 by Curtis and Melissa | Adventures Are Out There We are an Adventure seeking family of 4 who love the FREEDOM of the open road, being outside, enjoying the beauty and nature God created! His masterpieces are awe inspiring! We love the diversity in landscape and wildlife and food in our country! Please consider subscribing, because ADVENTURES ARE OUT THERE, R U?

First-time 'Meet the Breed' dog event happening in Dallas

DALLAS — A first-time event is coming to Dallas that will give people the chance to get to know more about a breed of dog they might be interested in adopting. Dallas' first American Kennel Club Meet the Breeds event is happening at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26.
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Southlake Resident Claims Powerball Prize

One lucky Southlake resident claimed a $1 million Powerball prize on June 11. Earlier this month, the Powerball winner walked into a Walmart in Roanoke to purchase a second-tier quick-pick ticket, according to a media release. While they didn't draw the red Powerball number, five of the white ball numbers were drawn as 18-20-26-53-69.

Legacy West Juneteenth Fashion Show Makes History As Largest Outdoor Fashion Show in DFW

The first annual Juneteenth Fashion Show was hosted by Legacy West and Legacy Hall on June 19th in Plano, Texas, to a record crowd of over 1,500 guests. The high energy, vibrant and soulfully joyful extravaganza was presented and produced by Think Three Media -- a Dallas-based creative communications and media agency that specializes in the unique messaging and amplification of DFW black-owned businesses and its Founders.