A welfare check led Denton police to a possible prostitution victim Tuesday, according to a police report.
Large buffet trays of Italian breaded chicken tenders, Brazilian-style steak with chimichurri sauce and Asian-inspired Atlantic salmon entrees were dished out to more than 700 people at the first lunch of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Before Denton County commissioners took a vote considering a 5 percent pay increase for all employees Tuesday, law enforcement officials urged them to consider boosting salaries even more for sheriff’s employees.
Aaron Kays, middle, helps Ziva Kays, left, and Balin Kays, make lightsabers during a Star Wars event Tuesday at the Emily Fowler Library in Denton. Guests were treated to snacks, games and crafts. A couple of stormtroopers made it to the event to take pictures with families.
Denton County has seen its second human case of West Nile virus, according to county health officials.In addition to the human case, a positive mosquito pool was discovered that will bring another round of ground spraying in Denton County today and Thursday.
A car that was reported stolen at 3 a.m. Saturday in the 5300 block of East McKinney Street was found unoccupied less than 5 miles away.
One local Pokemon Go enthusiast is channeling her love of the game into a charitable cause. From her pop-up “Pokemon Center” on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, Cassidee Griffin is raising money to launch Operation: Trainers for Trainers. She hopes to have volunteers dressed as characters from the Pokemon games and cartoons visit children in hospitals, play the game with them, and give each child a plush toy to take home.
A few homeless support and prevention agencies in Denton County could take a sizable financial hit this week. The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs recently denied the agencies’ application to receive the Emergency Solutions Grant, a federally funded grant program for homeless and homeless prevention activities.
Police were called after an infant was spotted in a locked, parked car at 10:10 p.m. Saturday in a parking lot in the 2600 block of West University Drive.
ARGYLE — Michelle Simms prayed the nickname “Hollywood” wouldn’t catch on when a friend lightheartedly poked at her surprisingly glitzy family history.“Thankfully,” she said with a laugh, “he’s the only one who calls me that.”
A trailer with a $5,000 riding lawn mower was reportedly stolen sometime between late Thursday night and early Friday morning from a parking lot at the Unicorn Lake development in the 2900 block of Shoreline Drive.
While firefighters from Argyle and other departments fight a blaze nearby, police block off the road Saturday near the intersection of Frenchtown Road and Indian Trail. A vacant house on the southern edge of Argyle caught fire Saturday evening. No injuries were reported.
Palm Tree Boutique was one of the last to get funds through the downtown reinvestment grant program after the Denton City Council directed staff to put the program on hold last fall. Now, there’s $209,000 in the fund balance, and while there seems to be consensus that the funds should help small businesses, the questions now are how and where.
A call for help brought out Denton police but conflicting stories made things tough for the officers Thursday afternoon, according to a police report.
Acres of old trees have been bulldozed to make way for more homes near Pockrus Page and Swisher roads in southern Denton. Some homeowners in the area are upset the land has been cleared. Others are glad the builders are back at work.
Florist Mary Ann DeBerry, right, hands resident Betty Montgomery a flower arrangement at the Denton Rehab & Nursing Center on Thursday. DeBerry chose to give arrangements at this particular facility because her mother was a resident there. She says it is a way to repay the center for taking good care of her mother.
Mia Cagle was not going to let vandals stop her from raising money for the families of fallen police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge.