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Blotter: Men rob couple at gunpoint in apartment
According to Denton police, the boyfriend and girlfriend were robbed of three pairs of Air Jordans, a computer and a video game console at their apartment in the 1200 block of Cleveland Street on Wednesday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Texas man gets life sentence for plot to kill wife
The rift over wages and working conditions for Shreveport city workers was highlighted again Wednesday as roughly two dozen workers met with union leaders.
Dallas Morning News
Collin, Denton, Hunt county agencies join forces with feds for new crime-fighting task force
David Marwell, special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations, talks about the new task force to fight crime.
The Heartland Institute
Denton, Texas City Council Rejects Fracking Ban
The city council of Denton, Texas rejected a proposed citywide ban on producing oil and natural gas through hydraulic fracturing techniques.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Les Cockrell: Lisapalooza to benefit woman with cancer
Lisapalooza, a benefit concert and auction for Lisa L. Rollins, a Denton native who was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer last summer, is planned from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Dan's Silverleaf.
How a beauty startup pivoted and got acquisition offer 2 weeks later
Tech veteran entrepreneurs Danielle McDowell, left, and Janell Shaffer cofounded a beauty startup for hairstylists to connect with consumers.
Authorities release name of drowning victim
The body of a man recovered from Lewisville Lake has been identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office as Kevin Nguyen, 27, of the Denton area.
For Denton voters, the November ballot comes packed with statewide races and seven local propositions: four for bonds and one each for a ban, a barter and booze.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Keeping pets off the streets
Animal control officer Bob Matthews never envisioned picking up the carcass of a mythological creature.
Blotter: Denton police arrest woman on multiple charges
Denton police officers were called in reference to a suspicious vehicle call on Sunday evening.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Sarah Jaffe Releases Third Studio Album Don't Disconnect Today
For the new album, the Texas native chose to work with fellow musician, Texan and friend on the production side, Midlake's McKenzie Smith.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Denton schools release own ratings
Denton public schools have released their own ratings for the district and its individual schools, and marks were mostly favorable.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Janet Laminack: Nature lovers invited to Master Naturalist class
Are you the kind of person who, when someone yells "snake!" you run toward the screamer to identify the lovely creature? Would you rather be outside than indoors even in this hot August weather? Do you love learning about the natural world and all the subjects it has to offer: entomology, geology, botany, meteorology, ornithology and the list goes ... (more)
Customers wait in line at the new Which Wich on the first floor of the Classroom Faculty Office Building at Texas Woman's University on Friday in Denton.
Kim Phillips: Haunted Denton is mainstay for visitors
Aspiky halo of fiery red bends over the book. She autographs the inside page with a flourish.
Wise County Messenger Online
TAPS seeks local park and ride location
Transportation needs exist in rural communities, but now there's a new coalition in Wise County that is looking for local input to help identify and meet those needs.That was the theme of the first meeting of the Wise County Transportation Coalition Tuesday at Decatur City Hall.Jeff Davis, transportation solutions coordinator with TAPS Public ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Shooting victim takes stand again at trial
Carrollton police Detective Michael Wall shows a photo of Nancy Howard in the ambulance in front of her house after she was shot to the jury during the trial of John Franklin Howard at the Denton County Courts Building on Friday in Denton.
West changes career course
Kody West plays on the rooftop patio at Lone Star Attitude Burger Co. on the Square on Wednesday in Denton.
Wall Street Journal
The Misdeeds of a Few Companies Don't Warrant Fracking Bans
While considering a ban on hydraulic fracturing this summer, the city council in Denton, Texas, heard some compelling testimony from concerned residents.
Oaktopia Is Back, and It's Way Bigger
Last year, first-time Denton festival Oaktopia delivered on content but not so much on attendance.