Collin County

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Because Of Ebola: Knock Before Entering One North Texas ER

Walk into the emergency room entrance at Baylor Medical Center in Frisco and you’ll face a locked sliding glass door, with a sign attached telling you to knock.

CBS 11–10/20/2014

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Collin County Residents Hope To Slam Brakes On Proposed Toll Road

Hundreds of North Texas residents are worried a proposed toll road being reviewed for placement somewhere in the Blacklands Corridor, from Garland, into Rockwall, Collin and Hunt counties, could run through their neighborhood.

CBS 11–09/23/2014

Mugshot: Matthew Ryan Arbanas (credit: Collin County DA)

Plano Man Sentenced For Intoxication Manslaughter

Matthew Ryan Arbanas received 18 years in prison for intoxication manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident after causing a death, announced Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis.

09/17/2014

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Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

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No Toll Lanes For U.S. 75 In Plano & Richardson

After an outcry from Collin County residents and leaders, regional transportation planners officially slammed the brakes on a controversial plan to introduce tolls on a busy North Texas highway.

09/11/2014

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Family Friend Says Relatives Shocked After Two Bodies Discovered in Frisco

The Collin County Medical Examiner and Frisco police say they won’t release the identities until Friday, ‎the bodies are widely believed to be Sumeet Dhawan and his wife Pallavi.

09/04/2014

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TxDOT May Change Plans To Place Toll Lanes On Central Expressway

In Collin County, there’s the Dallas North Tollway, the Sam Rayburn Tollway, and the President George Bush Turnpike. All are toll roads.

08/27/2014

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Teen Accused Of Killing Parents To Remain At Juvenile Center

A teenager accused of murdering his parents will remain in the Collin County Juvenile Detention Center, at least for the next 10 business days. The decision was made after a brief hearing on Tuesday.

CBS 11–08/12/2014

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Wylie Firefighters Battle Flames At Church

Emergency crews responded to a two-alarm fire at a church near Wylie on Tuesday morning. One firefighter was injured during the incident after falling from a ladder.

07/29/2014

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Standing Room Only At Collin County Meeting About Immigrant Children

With the threat of a so-called “immigrant tsunami,” Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid invited the public to attend commissioner’s court on Monday –- and they did.

07/28/2014

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Dallas Rally Aims To Ease Immigration Fears

Supporters of the plan to house undocumented kids in North Texas will gather in Dallas on Monday. Community and religious leaders want to ease fears about the plan.

07/28/2014

Central Americans Undertake Grueling Journey Through Mexico To U.S.

Collin County Commissioner Warns of “Illegal Immigrant Tsunami”

Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid is warning of an “illegal immigrant tsunami” if “illegal immigrant children” are housed there.

07/24/2014

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