Jailer placed on leave

A 38-year-old Denton man is claiming he was a victim of police brutality, and now he wants justice served. Jason Wayne Bishop was picked up early Saturday in the 100 block of Avenue A on suspicion of public intoxication, a Class C misdemeanor, Denton police said. During the booking process, Bishop began to be uncooperative and was forced to the ground by jailer Darius Porter, who has since been placed on administrative leave, police said.

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Construction crews are pouring concrete and planting the steel structure for the new student union building at the University of North Texas.

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County’s social service funds down

A number of social service agencies will receive a lot less in funding from Denton County than they asked for, officials said.

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Center’s future not secure

Father fights for campus to thrive