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KERA took home four awards from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. over the weekend, just a few days after the stations won its first-ever National.
Garth Goodwin has been chosen as the guest of honor and beneficiary of The Colbert Project firefighter's Ball, a ball put on in North Texas by a nonprofit named in honor of a Garland firefighter paralyzed in a car accident in 2012. "After Garth's ...
The Garland, Texas, native is also third in school history with a 10.25 in the 100 meters. McGruder is second in school history in the 100 meters (10.17), ranked 18th nationally this past season. Mapps won bronze at the sun Belt Championships in the ...
Watermelon is a Texas Fourth of July classic, and you'll find sweet, ripe melons bursting with flavor at most North Texas farmers markets, including Plano Farmers Market on the Municipal Avenue curve in Plano. To spot the new .... 701 Horseshoe Drive ...
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The tower at 8491 Schrade Road -- part of a public safety network partnership with Garland, Mesquite and Sachse -- was half-built in March when, according to earlier public statements, Rowlett officials first became aware that it was in the wrong location.
(WBAP/KLIF) The 85th Annual United States Conference of Mayors is being held in Miami Beach, FL. and a few Texas mayors are in attendance; one being Garland Mayor, Doug Athas. Several issues are being discussed throughout the conference and ...
... will partner with us throughout this search process." Computers for taking the survey will be available for district families and community members at the Manuel and Maria Valle student Services Center, located at 720 Stadium Drive, Garland, TX, 75040.
A Fort Worth man accused of using his truck as a rammer is now in the slammer. Jorge Hernandez-Rodriguez
(Garland police Department
Not to be outdone, former Baylor interim President David Garland said he filed annual reports from 2008 to 2010 to the Department of education stating that no sexual assaults occurred on campus because he was unaware of any.
Jorge Hernandez-Rodriguez of Fort Worth was arrested for ramming vehicles on the road and in a bank parking lot.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 15-year-old girl who police think has been abducted in West Texas. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office is searching for Andrew Akers, 20, who they think abducted Stormie Clemmer.
GARLAND -- police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed while walking across Interstate 30 early Wednesday morning.
... won a record eight regional Murrows this spring. KERA's award-winning video features Jennifer Anderson, whose Garland apartment was ripped to pieces following a tornado in December 2015. ... The statewide newsmagazine Texas Standard -- which airs ...
The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, in partnership with other conservation-minded organizations and businesses, is working to keep marine life plentiful in the gulf with the development of artificial reefs.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas is the only major Texas City without a bike-share program; hundreds march for Jordan Edwards;
In December 2016, the mayors of Plano, Garland, Mesquite and Richardson came together and appealed to the public utility Commission of Texas (PUC) to step in and reevaluate how the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) establishes its rates.
Dallas (CBSDFW) - An affidavit released Monday shows that a local Texas State Representative's blood alcohol content was nearly double the legal limit.
"Maybe we take that more for granted now more than our ancestors did back in the 1860s," said Kimberly Hill, assistant professor of history at the University of Texas at Dallas. Even though the look may have changed, she said, "at the core of it, the ...
Garland police said Fredrick Aka had last been seen in the 2100 block of Overview Lane at about 2 p.m. Thursday. Investigators said Aka was taken to a hospital later that night where he was being evaluated.
Global food and beverage company - The Kraft Heinz Co. (Nasdaq: KHC) - has signed a big industrial lease to open a new distribution hub in Garland, Texas. The Kraft Heinz Co., which is the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, has ...
They're called Vbikes, a true bike-share program operated by a startup out of Garland that has branded itself with a logo that looks like a Fidget Spinner.
Garland Man Suffers Electric Shock At ATM. A customer at this ... North Texas Roofer Arrested For StealingA North Texas roofer is facing felony theft charges after police say that he stole tens of thousands of dollars from homeowners. Extra Security ...
As cities across the country roll out bikes that people can borrow and ride to brunch or a business meeting, Dallas has largely stuck to four wheels.
To understand why teen pregnancy rates are so high in Texas, meet Jessica Chester. When Chester was in high school in Garland, Texas, she decided to attend the University of Texas-Dallas. She wanted to become a doctor. "I was top of the class," she said.
The Texas Department of Public Safety on Tuesday restored expanded hours at 11 of the state's busiest driver's license offices, including three in North Texas, after some lawmakers bristled that reduced hours intended to address budget shortfalls ...
The Kraft Heinz Co. has signed a 261,000-square-foot lease at logistics Pointe Distribution Center in Garland, Texas. The lease includes 90,000 square feet of cold-storage. The company will use the space within the 1.1 million-square-foot industrial ...
"Kraft Heinz's move into logistics Pointe Garland confirms the growing need for large-scale cold storage capabilities in North Texas," Booth said, in a statement. "Conversion of urban logistics facilities to meet current cold storage requirements is ...
MERIDIAN, Texas (KWTX) Work is underway on an expansion of Meridian's fire station to make room for all nine of the department's firetrucks.
... EDF Renewable Services provides balance-of-plant operations and maintenance services, according to a Southern Power fact sheet.
A top consumer products firm is renting a major distribution and storage facility in Garland. Kraft Heinz Co. - which sells everything from cheese to catsup - is leasing 260,959 square feet in the logistics Pointe Garland business park at 2600 McCree ...
Across the U.S., the number of teenagers having babies has hit a record low - it's down to about 1 out of every 45 young women.
Two of the best banh mi shops in the region - arguably two of the best banh mi shops in the United States - make their homes in Garland, where they stare each other down across a shared parking lot. Just one suburban stretch of asphalt apart, Quoc ...
(AP Photo/Harry Cabluck, File). FILE - This May 28, 2008, file photo shows Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, in Austin, Texas. Texas locks up more people who can't afford to pay tickets and fines than any other state, but that could change if Republican.
During the public form portion of the March 23 Garland ISD school board meeting the school board heard from many residents, the first being the president of the Garland education Association, Marsha Cunningham. ... "The Texas Legislature and TEA have ...
(AP Photo/Larry Papke). Tristan Vautier (18), of France, pressures Charlie Kimball (83) for the lead going into Turn 1 as Scott Dixon (9) of New Zealand and Alexander Rossi, rear, follow during an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, Ju.
Texas has enacted two laws that state and local officials hope will stabilize the Dallas police and Fire Pension and a similar one in Houston, but the action may not be legal in many other states.
RICHARDSON - Hundreds gathered around the Islamic Association of North Texas in Richardson on Saturday to protest Islamic law, which they fear is a growing threat to American values and the U.S.
The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Tomorrow's the runoff election for several municipal races across North Texas.
A Garland man pleaded guilty Friday for his involvement in a road rage crash that killed 14-year-old Blake Casbeer.
Gov. Greg Abbott had it in his power to avoid what likely will be a contentious special session next month. His lack of leadership, we fear, is going to cost the state.
FILE - This undated file photo released by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office in Mississippi shows Jessica Jauch. Federal appeals court judges in Houston, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, expressed concern that Jauch, of Mississippi, was jailed for 96 days ...
DONLEY COUNTY, Texas - A wind turbine caught fire Wednesday afternoon in the Texas panhandle, but officials are still working to determine what caused it.
Seeking to nurture collaboration among nonprofit agencies, the Dallas Foundation, Lyda Hill Foundation, the Meadows Foundation and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas have established the Better Together Fund with a $3 million bankroll.
State Rep. Victoria Neave was arrested by Dallas police for allegedly driving while intoxicated overnight. She remained in jail Wednesday morning.
To cite one example: In 2015, federal officials chose not to warn police in Garland, Texas, that known terrorism suspects were in the area before those suspects, inspired by Islamic State Propaganda, opened fire outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest.
The North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church awarded the fourth annual Bishop Oden Award to Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square at its annual gathering at First United Methodist Church Richardson on Tuesday.
Authorities are trying to capture a German Shepherd mix that has made a home in a Texas neighborhood's storm drain. The furry ... A woman Deana Johnson, who lost a similar looking dog a year ago in Garland, is among those hoping the dog is captured.
A study published in the June issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology suggests the lack of contraception access and sex education in schools is responsible for Texas' remarkably high teen pregnancy rate. Researchers at the University of Florida-Pensacola ...
To understand why teen pregnancy rates are so high in Texas, meet Jessica Chester. When Chester was at in high school in Garland, she decided to attend the University of Texas at Dallas. She wanted to become a doctor. "I was top of the class," she says.





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