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Competition & Availability Has Some Homebuyers ‘Flying Blind’

It’s a big decision that many have very little time to make and few choices to choose from. CBS 11 News takes a close up look at the race to find and buy the few available homes in Frisco.

CBSDFW.COM–05/13/2014

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Toyota Now Texan After Multi-Million $ Incentive Package Approved

Toyota is now Texan. Monday night Plano approved the largest incentive package in the city’s history. Now CBS 11 News has learned more about what the biggest economic development in the city will mean for residents.

CBSDFW.COM–05/12/2014

A surburban home is shown. (credit: Getty images/Preston C. Mack)

Some Collin County Residents Shocked By Property Appraisals

There was an unexpected and unwelcome surprise in the mail this week for a lot of Collin County property owners. To put it mildly, the notices confirmed that property values are skyrocketing.

CBSDFW.COM–05/07/2014

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Report: CPS System Failed In Plano 2-Year-Old’s Case

In her short life, two-year-old Grace Ford received the attention of state Child Protective Services (CPS) four times. By the fifth time, she was dead. Now, a new report says a CPS computer system failed.

CBS 11–04/29/2014

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‘No Warning Signs’ In Princeton Teacher Case

A teacher from the Princeton ISD has been suspended following accusations of an improper relationship with a student, and the superintendent was stunned by the news.

04/22/2014

Saralyn Gayle Portwood (credit: Collin County Jail)

Special Ed Teacher Arrested For Improper Relationship With Student

A Collin County teacher is out on bond, after deputies arrested her on allegations that she had an improper relationship with a student. Saralyn Portwood, 30, is a special education teacher at Princeton High School.

CBS 11–04/21/2014

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Residents Rushing To Protect Plants From Freezing Weather

Collin County is one of the many North Texas counties under a freeze warning tonight – which is unusual since the last frost generally occurs in March. The cold front has lots of homeowners worried about the spring landscaping they’ve already planted.

CBSDFW.COM–04/14/2014

Keith Michael Duncan (Credit: Collin County Sheriff's Office)

Collin County Officer Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A 52-year-old detention officer in Collin County has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography.

04/11/2014

Pallavi Dhawan was arrested for the murder of her 10-year-old son (credit: Frisco Police Department)

Accused Frisco Mom Fights For Personal Items

The Frisco mother accused of killing her 10-year-old son was in court on Wednesday. Her attorney demanded that police return personal possessions to the family.

04/09/2014

Father Randy Bean sits with one of his sons. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

Co-Workers Send Out Call For Help For Dying Dad

A Frisco family needs help and the call for it is coming in the form of an online video. Randy Bean worked in the high-tech industry. Now, his coworkers in Plano are using their skills to help the father of three in a desperate race against time.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2014

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Police Seek Identity Of Body Found In Plano

Police in Plano need help identifying a dead man’s body that was found in a wooded area on Tuesday afternoon. The body was discovered in a creek located near a campsite.

03/07/2014

Pallavi Dhawan was arrested for the murder of her 10-year-old son (credit: Frisco Police Department)

Family Wants Frisco Mother Accused Of Killing Son Cleared

A Frisco father is asking police to drop the murder charge against his wife. Pallavi Dhawan is accused of killing her son in February, but the family says a recently completed autopsy helps prove her innocence.

CBS 11–03/06/2014

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