When Lauren McKinnon heard a new public elementary school was opening close to her home in Dallas, it was good news; but when she learned the school would offer an all-girls education format with a focus on STEM, she was excited, knowing inequities often exist for girls – like her daughters – in math and […]
Action is picking up around Brinkmann Ranch in Frisco. In the late 1970s, parts of the ranch, formerly the Cloyce Box Ranch, were used to film the first five episodes of the TV drama Dallas. Now, the area near Frisco is a hotbed for construction. The first phase of a...
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - In this episode (original airdate: 9-22), Jack sits down with both candidates running for Dallas County District Attorney. Jack also breaks down a poll in the race for Texas governor with an associate dean from UT Arlington. Every week, CBS 11 political reporter Jack Fink breaks down some of the biggest political stories grabbing headlines in North Texas and beyond. Watch the latest episode of Eye on Politics in the video player above and stream new episodes live every Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. on CBS News DFW.Controversy over busing migrantsThe controversy over the busing of migrants...
The Dallas County District Attorney’s office is investigating allegations that a justice of the peace court fabricated a hearing notice in a Mesquite woman’s eviction case, according to an attorney in the office. “Our Office has just received records from the complainant and we are in the early...
The school year is in full swing and there is plenty to do in the McKinney area during the week of Sept. 26. Here are just a few things to mark on your calendar for the week:
ALLEN, Texas — Allen ISD may have to make some tough decisions soon to manage enrollment throughout its district. Presentations made to the Board of Trustees in May outlined enrollment forecasts and the process for adjusting elementary attendance boundaries. The adjustments could ultimately mean a couple elementary schools will be repurposed as other learning locations.
Here are five things to do in Plano the week of Sept. 26.
FLOWER MOUND, Texas - Flower Mound mayor Derek France is proposing a ban on people wearing facial coverings while carrying firearms. In a Facebook post, France said he was inspired by photos of masked weapon-carriers he claimed to be members of ANTIFA at recent events in Roanoke and Denton. France's...
The downtown Celina square took a step back in time Saturday morning as the city hosted its inaugural Heritage Fest. The event included calf roping lessons, western-themed games and a cowboy poetry contest, as well as a chance to tour the Celina Heritage Association Museum.
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RICHARDSON, Texas (Nexstar) — Another Texas school district is now requiring students to put their phones in locked pouches during the school day. The Richardson Independent School District, just north of Dallas, is testing it out at one of its campuses. Parents are more on edge recently as their...
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Pan African Connection Bookstore and Art Gallery owner Akwete Tyehimba has been connected to the Oak Cliff neighborhood for a long time. "It is a project that I think will be unique to Dallas,” Pan African Connection owner Akwete Tyehimba said. “I've never seen anything like it before."
Fall signals the return to a routine that provides structure and brings sense to our days. A time when school starts up, weather cools down and pumpkin patches are fascinating and fun paths to colorful Halloween. While autumn can signal the slowing down of the year, here in the Flower...
DALLAS — Big Tex is now standing in the center of Fair Park. The grounds are starting to get busy in preparation for the State Fair of Texas, which kicks off on Sept. 30. “I’m very excited,” said neighbor Patsy Dotie. Dotie is among neighbors looking forward...
The school year is in full swing and there is plenty to do in the Frisco area during the week of Sept. 26. Here are just a few things to mark on your calendar for the week:
DALLAS — Dallas city staff admitted in a new report the city was not fully prepared for the record rainfall and devastating floods on August 22. In a presentation to the city council Wednesday, Director of Emergency Management Rocky Vaz listed several areas where he says the city was underprepared:
DALLAS (KDAF) — Oktoberfest, while a mainstay in Germany, this festival has made its way into the United States with great popularity due to its great fun, delicious food, and plentiful beer. Britannica says, “A number of U.S. cities, particularly those with large German American populations, hold Oktoberfests modeled...
Frazier Healthy Homes initiative launched to improve and preserve affordable housing. Frazier Revitalization, an organization dedicated to community development, empowerment and engagement in the historic Frazier neighborhood, recently launched the Frazier Healthy Homes initiative to improve and preserve affordable housing. The initiative will launch during a Home Improvement Fair on Sept. 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 4501 Imperial St.