Lirieth Gomez 9, smiles after losing her balance while learning to inline skate at Ginnings Elementary School in Denton on Monday. Students from third through fifth grades have been studying balance and weight transfer in physical education classes.
A Denton father was behind bars Sunday after his alleged mistreatment of his daughter.
A 4-year-old child was found unattended at 11:22 a.m. Saturday in a store in the 200 block of North Loop 288, according to a police report.
Bobby Travis calls it organized chaos for a good cause: Volunteers working to stuff more than 3,000 Christmas stockings for soldiers deployed overseas as if they were elves working behind Santa’s assembly line.
Mother Nature has her own plan for your holiday plans. A slow-moving cold front could drizzle on Denton’s first Turkey Trot this morning, storm on shoppers this evening and dump buckets on Mean Green fans tailgating at Apogee Stadium for Saturday’s football game against the University of Texas at El Paso Miners.
The University of North Texas Police Department has again been accredited as a law enforcement agency. It is a lot of work — documentation and adhering to rigorous policy — but according to UNT Police Chief Ed Reynolds, accreditation means his department is operating under best practices recognized across the country.
Lewisville police are looking for suspects and the motive behind the shooting of a 21-year-old man Tuesday night. Officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Uecker Drive on a call about a person getting shot about 11:15 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located the shooting victim. He was transported by Lewisville paramedics to the Medical Center of Plano and is expected to survive his injury, according to a police news release.
Standing between two tall men, I straighten my back and dig my maroon sneakers into the mud. I’m in a firing line with three other women and eight men, all waiting to pass the last qualification to get a concealed handgun license. I am nervous, but the cool November breeze keeps my palms from sweating and helps steady my breath.
DALLAS — Cosmetics firm Mary Kay Inc. said Tuesday that it will build its $100 million manufacturing and research complex in Lewisville. The direct sales firm recently decided it needed to replace its almost 50-year-old plant in northwest Dallas.
Hitting a house with his vehicle led to a 19-year-old’s arrest on multiple warrants Monday. Denton officers responded to a call in the 1000 block of Scott Drive after a caller reported that a man had driven his vehicle into a residence. Officers found the suspect a short distance away, attempting to leave the area, according to a police report.
Robert Mann, a Denton parks department employee, rides a mower at North Lakes Park under a canopy of fall color Monday on his way to mow a rugby field. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth is forecasting a wet Thanksgiving holiday followed by more rain and colder temperatures this weekend. Tonight through Wednesday will bring a slight chance of rain, but Thursday through Saturday will see a 60 percent to 80 percent chance. High temperatures will reach near 70 on Thursday before dropping into the 50s Friday and the mid-40s Saturday and Sunday.
A mother’s concern led to a 17-year-old’s arrest Sunday night. Denton police responded to a disturbance call at a restaurant in the 700 block of South Interstate 35E, according to a police report.