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Mugshot of convicted child sex abuser Rontae Thornton. (credit: Collin Co. District Attorney's Office)

Collin County Child Sex Abuser Sentenced To 40 Years

A McKinney man has been sentenced to some 60 years in prison after admitting his guilt to a number of child sex abuse and pornography charges involving an underage girl.

CBSDFW.COM–06/04/2015

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Property Values Way Up In North Texas

Homeowners have until midnight Monday to file notice of a protest. Read article for quick links to how to protest in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant Counties.

05/28/2015

Workers prepare to install a 2nd siphon pipe to help McKinney area flooding near Reservoir 24. 
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Emergency Pipes Installed To Help Collin County With Flooding

Soil Conservation Service Site 24 Reservoir just outside McKinney was designed to reduce flood damage, but some homeowners say it isn’t working.

05/27/2015

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Students Take A Stand Against Human Trafficking

Collin County has nearly 3000 registered homeless children, and one out of every three street kids in the U.S. is likely to be approached by a trafficker within 48 hours of hitting the street.

05/20/2015

An employee of Sotheby's auction house poses with 'The Sunrise Ruby', a rare Burmese ruby weighing 25.59 carats and estimated to sell for $12-18 million, during a press preview in London on April 8, 2015. The gemstone will be at auction in Geneva in May 2015. (credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Is Your Jewelry Real?

What would you do if you found out the stone in one of your favorite jewelry pieces is mostly glass?

05/18/2015

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Parents Say Collin Co. Teacher Being Punished For Student’s Sins

At a meeting Thursday night, parents pressed McClendon school leaders to put a suspended teacher back in the classroom and kick a student out of school for making threats.

05/14/2015

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Teacher Suspended After Locking Unruly Student Out Of Classroom

A McClendon Elementary School teacher was suspended after locking a student out of her classroom that was allegedly threatening to kill her.

05/13/2015

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Severe Floods Slam Wise, Denton, Collin Counties

Several counties are facing torrential flooding this weekend; meanwhile, the Department of Transportation is warning motorists to avoid driving through water over six inches deep.

05/09/2015

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Analysts Fear DFW Housing Market Too Hot

Experts worry the lack of inventory in North Texas could lead to big trouble.

05/06/2015

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Collin County Soldier Surprises Daughters At Birthday Party

A little girl’s birthday party in Collin County turned into surprise party — and she received the one thing she wanted the most.

04/28/2015

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Another Major Company Relocating To Plano

Another major company is in negotiations to set-up shop in North Texas, bringing thousands of potential jobs to the area.

04/28/2015

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Texas House OKs Changing Who Investigates Public Corruption

Texas lawmakers are closer to gutting the anti-public corruption unit that was at the center of former Governor Rick Perry’s indictment last year.

04/20/2015

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