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Plano police seek bank robbery suspect
Monday at about 1 p.m., Plano Police responded to a bank robbery call at the ViewPoint Bank in the 2500 block of East Plano Parkway.
Identity of man who drowned at Plano golf course revealed
Update Monday 11:45 a.m.
Downs, Rodriguez win runoff elections
David Downs won a spot on the Plano City Council Saturday night by defeating former councilwoman Sally Magnuson in a runoff for the Place 8 seat.
Mother, son found dead in West Plano home (updated)
Update 10 p.m.
Hope's Door aims to expand shelter with money raised at luncheon
More than 12,000 cases of domestic violence were reported in Collin County last year, and thousands more remain unreported for various reasons.
Plano students top state average on STAAR
Plano ISD students performed well above the state average on the 2013 STAAR test, according to results released by the district.
Mortgage lender moves operations to Plano
A national mortgage lender announced Wednesday it is opening a corporate office in Plano and bringing up to 1,000 jobs to the city in the next three years.
Eye of the storm: Storm spotters fill key role in keeping public safe
Each spring and summer, dozens of tornadoes are reported across North Texas and neighboring Oklahoma, causing residents to huddle around weather radios and television sets to learn the storms' projected paths.
Headlining with a cause: Divas use vocal talents, industry know-how for charity show
More than 25 of DFW's favorite professional female vocalists and members of DFW Divas will hit the stage Monday to raise money for tornado and storm victims in Oklahoma.
Rising from the ashes: Plano sports bar set to be rebuilt two years after fire
Nearly two years after Austin Avenue burned to the ground, plans to rebuild the Plano sports bar are under way.
Election Day set for Saturday: Plano City Council, Collin College board seats on ballot
One month after Plano residents passed the liquor referendum and elected a new mayor, voters will head to the polls on Saturday to determine who will be the newest member of the City Council.
Stirring up trouble: Female quartet joins Men of Note for free concert this Saturday
With their annual spring show behind them, members of the Men of Note barbershop quartet are getting their pipes ready to do it all again - this time for free.
Plano PD searching for kidnapping suspect
Detectives from the Plano Police Department are searching for a man they believe was responsible for kidnapping a 10-year-old child at about 4:20 p.m. Friday.
TxDOT schedules meetings to discuss U.S. 75 corridor
Anyone who has spent much time in Collin County knows how bad traffic can be on U.S. 75.
Staying active over the summer: Children's activities include reading, field trips
With school out of the summer, parents are tasked with finding ways to keep their children entertained and engaged until August.
City reaches out to Washington: Meetings should result in better relationships, mayor says
Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere and a delegation from the city recently spent two days in Washington, D.C., meeting with lawmakers about a variety of topics ranging from zebra mussels to an Internet sales tax.
A hand up, not a handout: Church program helps women get back on their feet
When single mothers are struggling to pay the bills, they often turn to food pantries such as the one at St. Andrew United Methodist.
Plano ISD passes budget: Staff discussing need to call tax ratification election
Plano ISD trustees unanimously approved a $453.2 million budget Tuesday night.
Plano ISD trustees approve salary increases
All Plano ISD employees will receive a pay raise next school year thanks to action taken Tuesday night by the district's board of trustees.
Plano resident pleads guilty in pipeline bombing incident
A 33-year-old Plano man has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to an incident in June 2012 that saw him attempt to blow up a gas line with an explosive device.
Ending the cycle of domestic abuse: Luncheon benefitting Hope’s Door set for June 14
As the only domestic violence shelter in Collin County, Hope’s Door serves about 320 women and children each year. However, due to lack of available space, another 300 are turned away annually.
Still no decision on arts hall dissolution
More than seven months after plans to dissolve the Arts Center of North Texas were put into motion, the three owner cities have still not come to an agreement over how to best carry out that task.
Plano resident one of 30 selected for Van Cliburn competition
Alex McDonald has had quite the journey in his 25 years as a musician.
DART asks customers to 'dump the pump': Gas receipts will be redeemable for free week passes starting in June
Local transit agencies have joined forces in a regional effort to get more commuters to try public transit this summer.
City attorney submits resignation
City Attorney Diane Wetherbee has submitted her resignation to the city, Mayor Harry LaRosiliere announced at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
Lawmakers set to tackle redistricting issue
Just 30 minutes after the Texas House adjourned Sunday on the 140th and final day of the 83rd Legislative Session, lawmakers were notified of a special session set to begin Tuesday morning.
Scouts move to allow gay members: Conservative politicians speak out on vote
In one of the most anticipated votes in the organization's 100-year-plus history, the Boy Scouts National Council voted last week to admit gay scouts into its ranks.
Making the ultimate sacrifice: 20th anniversary of Plano soldier's death fast approaching
On Monday, Americans will take a break from their busy lives to remember the brave servicemen and women who have given their lives for their country.
Bring that beat back: Texas Music Series at Courtyard Theatre welcomes country greats to Plano
Zane Williams. Ray Wylie Hubbard. Jason Boland. Junior Brown. Aubrey Lynn England and Yellow Rose. The O's. At first glance, this may sound like an excerpt from a lineup for a three-day country music fest, but these were only a few of the acts that graced the Courtyard Theatre in Plano last year.
Plano prepares for Stage 3 water restrictions
Beginning June 1, Plano residents will only be allowed to water their lawns once a week under new restrictions imposed by the North Texas Municipal Water District.
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