For a second time this week, Mother Nature left her mark of winter on North Texas, making roads treacherous and closing schools early on Friday.
A Texas snowstorm that hit Denton and North Texas Friday forced early dismissals, snarled traffic and continues to grip with area.
A Texas snowstorm has closed schools, snarled traffic and forced a main highway to Oklahoma to shut down after dozens of vehicles slipped off the road.
Employees of Superscapes plant a tree along East Hickory Street on Thursday. The workers planted several trees and numerous plants as part of the Hickory Street Grand Street Project, which was scheduled to be completed today but fell behind due to the recent inclement weather. City of Denton officials said the project should be completed in time for the 35 Denton festival, which begins March 13.
A.H. Belo Corporation, the parent of The Dallas Morning News, reported net income of $56.5 million in the three months ended Dec. 31, compared with $17.6 million in fourth quarter 2014.
That salty solution that helped North Texans stay on the road after the ice storm earlier this week is likely sticking to the wheel wells, axles and the rest of the undercarriage of their cars and trucks.
The driver of a vehicle involved in a brief high-speed chase died overnight at the Medical Center of Plano. Ryan Grelle, spokesman for Denton police, said an alleged stolen Pontiac was located in front of the Denton police department around 6:40 p.m. and when two patrol units attempted to make a traffic stop, the passenger of the vehicle got out of the car.
Law enforcement officials across Denton County are asking people with outstanding warrants to pay up or risk being placed behind bars as the agencies take part in the statewide Great Texas Warrant Roundup initiative.
Another candidate has filed for Denton City Council in the waning days of the May 9 election filing period. Longtime resident Keely Gilchriest-Briggs, 34, a stay-at-home mother, filed for District 2. Incumbent John Ryan first ran and won the office last year, finishing an unexpired term.
Denton police respond to report of gunshotsSeveral residents at an apartment complex in the 3500 block of East McKinney Street reported hearing gunshots Monday night.
Denton County is under another winter weather advisory for a storm that could bring a few inches of snow to the area early Wednesday. Denton is currently on the western edge of the predicted storm path, so the city could get away with a brief dusting, said Steve Fano, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
Officials from the Denton County Sheriff’s Office are out to warn county residents of two scams going around.
A wide swath of the country is expecting more winter precipitation that forecasters warn could lead to dangerous road conditions during the Tuesday morning commute.
It’s 9 p.m. in “Cement City,” a treeless cluster of aging apartment buildings and beer stores on the west side of Denton. The neighborhood — bordered by Oak Street, Bonnie Brae Street, Prairie Street and North Texas Boulevard — earned its nickname years ago for its long stretches of asphalt and lack of green space.
A 42-year-old man trying to cash a “paycheck” was arrested Saturday afternoon on a forgery charge, according to the police report.
Jim Leavelle is agitated. The Dallas police detective who was handcuffed to Lee Harvey Oswald when Jack Ruby shot and killed him is about done with autograph seekers. It took 52 years. “I’m going to stop doing these autographs a bit,” he says. “People tell me they’re not going to sell these things. I catch them every once in a while.”