Richardson police searching for hit-and-run driver who killed 57-year-old
RICHARDSON, Texas - Richardson police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run early Sunday morning. Police believe 57-year-old Omar Hammet from Huntsville was killed when he was hit by a car on South Central Expressway near Spring Valley Road. Investigators say Hammet's body was found around 1:50 a.m. on Sunday. ◀︎ ▶︎...
Check out 12 business updates north Frisco
Thai Spice will reopen in Frisco after closing in Dallas last summer. (Courtesy Thai Spice) Here are 12 businesses that have opened, are coming soon or have seen updates in north Frisco. Now open. 1. Beyond Pilates. The new location offers Pilates classes as well as an in-store athletic-wear boutique...
University of Texas at Dallas student found dead a week after he vanished
A University of Texas at Dallas student was found dead a week after he disappeared, according to officials. Andrew Zhou Li, 20, was last seen on the evening of Feb. 24 at his on-campus apartment. He was found dead off-campus by the Richardson Police Department, the university's Vice President for Student Affairs, Gene Fitch, said in an email sent to students, faculty and staff Saturday.
Denton Mar 03 Weekly Crime Report: 83 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories
Denton Mar 03 Weekly Crime Report: 83 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Denton reported a total of 83 crime cases, marking a concerning period for the local residents. The most common crime was theft, with 26 incidents, followed closely by 'Other' and 'Assault' crimes, both with 21 cases. This suggests a high prevalence of property and violent crimes in the area. Vandalism was reported 7 times, while trespassing, burglary, and robbery were less frequent, with 3, 2, and 2 incidents respectively. There was a single arrest made during this period. The data indicates a need for increased vigilance and preventive measures in Denton, particularly against theft and assault, which together constituted more than half of the total crimes. The local authorities are urged to take the necessary steps to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
A hop, skip and a jump: This Frisco ISD student is an award-winning rabbit breeder
Katelyn Stuckey has wanted to be a vet since she was three years old. During her time with Frisco ISD, she became a part of Future Farmers of America and has since become an award-winning rabbit breeder. Stuckey, a senior at Memorial High School, has also been on her school’s cheer team for four years.
A closer look at the future of northern Frisco
When driving past developments in north Frisco in early 2024, a general theme seems to emerge. There are brand-new roadways and freshly turned dirt. There are etches in the landscape where future water features may go, and in some spots, mint-condition houses have begun popping up from the ground.
Local Traffic Alert: Upcoming Roadworks and Intersection Improvements to Impact Commutes
The article discusses updates on several road projects that could impact traffic. These include pavement repairs on eastbound Warren Pkwy. at Legendary Dr., eastbound Main St. (Legacy - Dallas Pkwy.), and at the intersection of Shady Brook Ln. and Prestwick Dr. These projects are set to finish in about two weeks, depending on the weather.
Acai Adventure in Frisco: 3 Bowls You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring three outstanding Acai Bowls found right here in Frisco. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
This Week's 3 Most Expensive Houses Around Frisco!
In the bustling real estate market around Frisco, Texas, three luxurious properties recently changed hands, each boasting unique features and lavish amenities. Let's delve into the details of these high-end residences that fetched top dollar in their respective sales.
Denton County jury declines to convict Houston man of capital murder in shooting death of store clerk
While rejecting a capital murder charge, the jury did find Jamarque Washington guilty of felony murder. In 2019, Washington took part in the robbery and murder of Ashraf Lakhani.
'Support public schools': AG Ken Paxton sues 6 Texas districts over electioneering claims
Judges have granted restraining orders or injunctions in the past week against two of the six school districts Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued over claims that they're illegally using public money to advocate for candidates or policies in the Texas primary elections. The accusations come after last year's state legislative session left many school districts financially frustrated as lawmakers didn't pass meaningful increases to public education spending with Texas schools facing the lowest inflation-adjusted state and...
VIDEO: Frisco Introduces Real-Time Coyote Tracking Map to Boost Public Awareness and Safety
In the suburban sprawl of Frisco, Texas, local authorities have deployed a digital defense against the stealthy presence of wild coyotes. A new online mapping system, now live on the City of Frisco's website, enables both Frisco Animal Services and the concerned public to track sightings of these canines with real-time precision. While these creatures roam the urban borders, technology offers a beacon of safety and knowledge.
Taste of Africa: Garland's Four Unmissable African Dining Experiences
# Discovering African Cuisine: Four Top African Restaurants in Garland Have you already had the pleasure of dining at any of these African restaurants in Garland? We'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Police Assist in Wrangling Loose Bull in Texas Neighborhood
The brave men and women of the Denton, Texas Police Department recently helped wrangle a bull that had escaped into a residential neighborhood. A bull charging around my neighborhood like the one in the video at the bottom of this article is literally my worst nightmare. And I don't mean...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.84 and $3.09 in Lewisville as of 2024-03-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Garland, TX
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of garland..
From Hawaii to Texas, learn how these McKinney residents met and now run a local business
Purchasing Hamm’s Meat + Market has been ‘a dream come true’ for Lacey and Noah Hester. The local meat market comes with a legacy of over 65 years. “As we step into the future, we carry with us the cherished traditions and values that have made us a trusted name, while embracing a vision to redefine the modern butcher shop experience for today's world," the market website states.
Frisco Police Warn of Phone Scammers Impersonating Officers, Demand Gift Card Payments
Phone scammers are back at their old tricks, impersonating local law enforcement in attempts to swindle you out of your hard-earned cash. The Frisco Police Department has issued a warning that these con artists are calling unsuspecting individuals, pretending to be with the FPD or other law enforcement agencies. In a brazen ploy, they claim the potential victim has an outstanding subpoena or warrant and then demand payment with a prepaid gift card to resolve the faux legal matter.
City Of Frisco Deploys Firefighters To Help Fight Panhandle Fire
The city of Frisco deployed a brush truck and four firefighters this week to assist with the wildfires in the Texas Panhandle. According to Texas A&M Forest Service, the Smokehouse Creek fire in Hutchinson County is burning a total of 1,075,000 acres across Texas and Oklahoma and is 3% contained. Since Feb. 25, the Texas A&M Forest Service said they tackled 56 wildfires, covering over 1,256,328 acres. The Frisco firefighters will meet up with multiple strike teams to battle the wildfires in the panhandle. Frisco Fire Marshal and Public Information Officer Kelly Kistner told Local Profile the firefighters volunteered for the special assignment and were...
North Texas sheriff's deputy dies of cancer at 24
Deputy Sheriff Johnathan Venable passed away Friday, March 1, according to the Collin County Sheriff's Department.