It looks like it could be a wetter than normal fall and winter for North Texas, according to meteorologists who claim El Niño is brewing in the eastern Pacific.
Somewhere in the outskirts of Denton County, the Iron Guardians prepare for their next mission. Dressed in black leather “cuts” with faded patches of a skull emblazoned on a shield with two swords crossed behind it, the bikers look menacing, as if they belong in a "Sons of Anarchy" episode.
Renata Elliot had never ridden public transit before using the Denton County Transportation Authority’s A-train to attend the State Fair of Texas a couple of years ago. Now it is her travel method of choice to attend the fair, and DCTA officials are hoping the A-train will have the same effect on others.
Denton police are on the lookout for a vehicle and passengers involved in a harassment complaint Sunday.
NORTHWEST OF KRUM — The Plainview Cemetery is in fairly good shape for a 117-year old graveyard located in what was once a community considered to be the “wheat capital of the U.S.,” according to Patricia Myers, who wrote a narrative about Plainview to accompany a historical marker that was presented Sunday.
The Denton County Antique Tractor, Farm Equipment and Primitives Club will have its annual fall meeting and picnic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren’t even under review because of a quirk in the law.
A 55-year-old man was arrested Saturday on charges of theft after allegedly walking out on his bar tab and stealing food items at another business, according to a police report.
One City Council member has dubbed it a universal failure. Perhaps the biggest showdown on Denton’s November ballot — a proposed ban on hydraulic fracturing in the city limits — came after a culmination of failures by past city leaders, state legislators and regulators, housing developers, the oil and gas industry, and home buyers themselves. Council member Dalton Gregory said he came to that conclusion after a recent visit to a new neighborhood being built next to existing gas well pad sites.
Groundwater contamination near North Texas shale gas wells could be caused by a faulty casing or poor cement construction surrounding the casing, according to a new study published online Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Denton police are on the lookout for a bank robbery suspect. According to reports, police responded to a bank robbery Thursday in the 1700 block of South Loop 288 after a employee reported a man came in asking for a withdrawal before passing a note to her that read, “This is a robbery.”
Denton police are investigating a financial loss claim made by a bank in the 3300 block of Teasley Lane. According to reports filed Wednesday, a bank employee reported on Sept. 11 that a bank customer, a woman in her 30s, had deposited numerous checks drawn on an account with another financial institution.
The Bartonville Town Council will conduct a public hearing today to consider an ordinance amending the Bartonville Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Map to reflect a change in zoning for Ladera, a proposed retirement community.