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Coppell Residents Wake Up To Denton Creek In Their Yards

Rain has died down in Texas — and yet flooding continued early Saturday. Hundreds of residents in Coppell woke up to see Denton Creek in their own front and back yards. The flooding is due to the fallout from Tropical Storm Bill — its rain caused Lake Grapevine to overflow into the creek at a rapid rate.

06/20/2015

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Denton Leaders Repeal Voter-Approved Fracking Ban

Denton leaders, the first in the state to ban hydraulic fracturing, repealed the voter-approved measure early Wednesday, sounding a tone of capitulation to the state’s powerful oil and gas interests after a seven-month battle.

06/17/2015

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Denton To Add More Solar Power

The Denton City Council voted Tuesday evening to increase the city’s supply of renewable energy to 46 percent.

06/16/2015

Violet Palmer arrested by Denton police.
Courtesy:  Denton Police Dept.

92-Year-Old Arrested For Blocking Gas Well Entrance In Denton

The woman and her son were sitting in chairs, blocking the entrance to the Vantage Gas Well. The son had chained himself to the gate.

06/16/2015

(credit: City of Denton)

Denton Police Asking For Help Identifying Robbery Suspect

Investigators with the Denton Police Department are asking for help identifying the man who they believe is responsible for at least two convenience store robberies.

CBSDFW.COM–06/16/2015

(By Matt Thomas, KRLD)

Denton Woman Meets Great Great Granddaughter, Turns 105

Hazel Copp was born June 14, 1910 here in North Texas. William Howard Taft was president and KRLD Radio wouldn’t exist for another 16 years.

06/15/2015

(CBS 11)

Denton Crash Leaves 22-Year-Old Dead, 5-Year-Old Boy Critical

Police say Jorge Ochoa, 33, was driving in the wrong lane on Sherman Drive when he hit a Ford Focus carrying the woman and the young boy. Paramedics found the woman dead on the scene. The child is in critical condition.

06/07/2015

Police on the scene of the shooting death in Denton Saturday morning.

Man Dead After Being Shot Several Times Near Denton Strip Mall

Officers responded Saturday to a call of multiple shots fired; they found the 51-year-old in front of a drug store on University Drive near Carroll Boulevard. He was shot several times.

06/06/2015

File photograph of the feet of a newborn. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Report: Fracking Linked To Low Birth Weight Babies

A new report suggests that living near multiple hydraulic fracturing sites may effect the birth weight of newborns.

06/04/2015

"Frack Free Denton" at Denton City Hall, 5.31.15. CBS 11

Fate Of Denton’s Fracking Ban Still Undecided

City leaders late Tuesday night had still not made a decision on whether or not to throw out Denton’s fracking ban after Gov. Greg Abbott effectively overturned it.

06/03/2015

File photo of Denton Anti Fracking group (Image CBSDFW.COM)

Denton Considers Repealing Unenforceable Fracking Ban

The Denton city council will consider repealing its fracking ban Tuesday evening now that a new Texas law makes the ban unenforceable.

06/02/2015

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Flood Fallout: Denton County Transportation Suspends Train Service

Due to severe flooding, the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) is suspending A-Train Service until Monday. DCTA will provide bus services that will pick up and drop off near the platform at each station.

05/30/2015

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