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Texas man sentenced to life for fatally shooting stranger who looked at his girlfriend

PLANO, Texas (TCD) -- A 25-year-old man was recently sentenced to life in prison after fatally shooting a stranger in 2021 because he allegedly looked at his girlfriend. According to a news release from the Collin County District Attorney’s Office, on July 7, 2021, Steven Gambles II was headed to the Shops of Legacy to meet a friend for dinner when a "complete stranger," Jordan Jacobs, passed him outside of the Mini Mart. Jacobs reportedly told his girlfriend he was going to rob Gambles because he was looking at her.
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Skeletal Remains Found In Collin County Identified

The remains of a woman found at Lake Lavon near Princeton in Collin County were those of a Dallas woman who went missing two years ago. Dental records identified the body of Mercedes Clement, last seen on surveillance video walking through a Dallas apartment complex with a man. The man was termed a “ person of interest” but not a suspect. The investigation continues.

Caregiving: Is your bathroom dangerous?

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2022) Did you know bathrooms are routinely cited as the most dangerous room in the house for the elderly?. Countless slips and falls occur in the bathroom, causing a difficult (and sometimes embarrassing) situation for families. Because so many falls occur in the bathroom, we highly encourage family caregivers to take a close look at the bathroom for safety issues. A fresh set of eyes, and a few simple changes, can make the bathroom a safe and comfortable place for everyone.

Two suspects detained, one at large in Murphy robbery

Officers from the Murphy Police Department were dispatched around 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in response to a panic alarm from the Verizon store located at 218 E. FM 544. Upon arriving at the scene, officers determined that the store and its employees were robbed at gunpoint, according to an Oct. 5 news release. Three suspects were identified by the Murphy Police Department.

Allen Brewery Owner Convicted on Multiple Counts in Fraud Case Linked to Murder

ALLEN (WBAP/KLIF News ) – A federal jury on Wednesday convicted the owner of an Allen Brewery of multiple federal violations related to a ponzi scheme and a murder. Prosecutors said 50-year-old Keith Ashley, a former Allen nurse turned brewer and financial advisor, bilked clients of over $1 million starting in 2016.
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Dallas Mother's Remains Found Nearly Two Years After She Vanished

Nearly two years after a young mother vanished in Dallas, police confirmed skeletal remains found in Collin County earlier this year belong to Mercedes Clement. With no arrests and unanswered questions, her mother said the family’s fight for justice is far from over. "She had such a kind heart,”...

Shreveport man arrested for capital murder of 2 men in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A Shreveport man was arrested on Wednesday in Mesquite for the capital murder of two people in Cherokee County, according to the sheriff’s office. The suspect, who officials identified as Devon Harris turned himself into the Mesquite Police Department. Officials said Harris was “identified the subject responsible for the murders […]

Rockwall Young Republicans welcome all as they host ‘Current Revolt’ founder Tony Ortiz

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2022) Love them or hate them there’s no “politics as usual” with Current Revolt. From investigative journalism, opinion pieces, and satire, Current Revolt covers the topics that people aren’t comfortable saying out loud or having discussions about. It’s impossible to deny the influence that Current Revolt has had on Texas Politics and Texas voters.

Man acquitted in Stryker shooting sentenced on weapons charge

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A man acquitted this summer in the October 2020 shooting death of a man at Stryker Sports Complex was sentenced Wednesday on a weapons charge. Maurice Hall was found guilty of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon in August and sentenced this week to 18 months of probation with an underlying sentence of 10 months, along with 75 hours of community service. The 28-year-old from Garland, Texas will have a 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. curfew each day and has authorization to transfer to Texas if approved by the Texas court system.

Meet Riley, Blue Ribbon News Pet of the Week

ROCKWALL, TX (Oct. 6, 2022) Meet Riley! This quiet girl gets along well with both the big and small dogs in her foster home. She can be a little shy of new people, but she’ll warm up super quick with yummy treats! (She’ll also show you how well she can sit if deliciousness is involved).
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Texas man tased by police dies from injuries sustained during detainment

FRISCO, Texas — The Frisco Police Department, Texas Rangers, and Collin County District Attorney's Office are investigating the detainment that lead to the death of a detained suspect on Sept. 14 in Frisco. Genesis Hicks was accused of using fake identification to purchase a vehicle from a local car...

10 Amazing Things To Do in Plano TX

This is a guide to things to do in Plano TX including things to do in Plano with kids and where to stay. Located just 25 minutes from Dallas, Plano is an easy and fun weekend destination for all sorts of travelers. Whether you’re looking for world-class shopping, amazing dining establishments, or even spaces to commune with nature, Plano has it all!

Allen ISD parents protest attendance realignment of elementary schools

ALLEN, Texas - A group of Allen ISD parents took to the streets Thursday morning to protest attendance realignment at district elementary schools. The district is considering making changes to where students attend elementary school. In a letter to parents, Allen ISD pointed out that schools in the western part...

Local Worker Rescued From Water Tower

Firefighters rescued a worker trapped in a water tower in Collin County on Monday after the person fell into the reservoir. The man was stuck in the Copeville water tower near the Community Methodist Church in Copeville. The person was evacuated by helicopter after being loaded onto a stretcher, according...

Man acquitted in fatal Wichita shooting sentenced for weapons charge

A Texas man who was acquitted in a fatal 2020 shooting in Wichita has been sentenced in connection with a weapons charge. 28-year-old Maurice Hall of Garland, Texas was found guilty in August of criminal possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. He was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months of probation along with 75 hours of community service. If Hall violates the terms of his probation, he will face an underlying sentence of ten months in prison. Hall will have a curfew of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, and he has authorization to transfer to Texas if that state’s court system approves.

Fall Festivals in North Texas in October

As Autumn settles upon the Southwest, North Texas communities have ample opportunity to enjoy the sights, sounds, and scents of multiple fall festivals. Many cities will host fall festivities in October, including Dallas, Grapevine, Arlington, Fort Worth, and Plano. In Dallas, people can enjoy Autumn at the Arboretum and the...
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High School Football Showdown on CW33: Garland vs. Garland Namaan Forest

Garland Owls (4-2) Last season, the Garland Owls went undefeated in district play to clinch a playoff spot. Despite falling short in playoffs, the Owls were energized into the off season and ready to get back to work as soon as the new season started this fall. The Owls have posted incredible victories this season so far against the likes of Birdville (23-13, non-district), North Garland (38-32, district), Lakeview Centennial (35-21, district), and Rowlett (19-0, district). However, last week the team lost a tough district match against Wylie East (34-7).