Willis Library at the University of North Texas had some unusual visitors Monday — nine therapy dogs. In just two hours, hundreds of students were able to play with the therapy dogs to help reduce their stress levels as they begin studying for finals.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown’s death turned violent, despite pleas for peace from Brown’s family and others.
A secret stash of hydrocodone pills in a candy box could have led to deadly results for a 5-year-old boy, according to a Denton police report.
Flower Mound police had two men in custody after responding to a robbery call Saturday afternoon.
A fight between a man and woman prompted an onlooker to call Denton police Friday evening.
Patrick and Emily McLarty can relate to families faced with mounting medical bills. “We’ve experienced what that’s like, and the uncertainty and the fear,” Emily McLarty said. She said she and her husband know all too well what it’s like to have the rug pulled from underneath.
The city of Denton’s unemployment rate was less than 4 percent for the second month in a row. According to data released from the Texas Workforce Commission, unemployment in October was 3.8 percent in Denton, 4.3 percent in Denton County and 5.1 percent for the state.
Double Oak police are asking for the public’s help in finding four men who allegedly burglarized a vehicle in the 500 block of Whispering Oaks Drive at 12:37 p.m. Thursday.
WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”
The Dallas-Fort Worth region and the Red River counties around Wichita Falls remain the driest areas in Texas, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor. But a forecast for significant rainfall on Saturday — more than 2 inches in some places — could bring welcome relief.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton will be at Our Daily Bread community soup kitchen on Friday to offer free flu shots to the community.
Frisco ISD revealed Wednesday that a post a Denton ISD administrator shared on her personal Facebook account was a “manipulated image.”