Collin County

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Even Dallas Agrees, We're Boomin'

    How far back does the Dallas vs. Houston rivalry go? Is it even a legitimate rivalry anymore? A column in the Dallas Morning News this week seems to question this, but then points out to how much stronger growth seems on the Houston front. And while we cheer about Toyota Motors bringing about 4,000 ... More >>

  • News

    May 30, 2013

    Forced Apart

    North Texas Judge says lesbian couple can't live in same household with children.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    North Texas Judge Forces Lesbian Couple Raising Children to Live Apart

    A couple in McKinney, Texas, has been together for nearly three years. They've been together following one's messy divorce. They've helped raise the two young children that were on the receiving end of the acrimony following that split. After living under the same roof, the couple has, according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    What's Next For Randy Travis? 5 Fantasy Scenarios For Country's Newest Outlaw

    Embattled and sorta-awesome country singer Randy Travis got into trouble again Thursday night, fighting drunk in a church parking lot in Plano, in an altercation involving another man and woman. According to TMZ -- which should stand for "Travis, Man, Zoinks" now -- there was "a "family argument" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    The Healthiest County in Texas Definitely Isn't Around Here

    The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have put together a list of health by county across the nation, looking at births, deaths and various measures of the quality of life. You can get a statewide ranking of the counties in your state, and if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Quote Of The Day, From The Judge Who Had An Affair With A Prosecutor

    ​The odd case of Charles Dean Hood has been a subject of talk for a while. He was convicted of killing a Plano couple -- there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of doubt about it -- but he's got a unique appellate argument: The judge and his prosecutor had been lovers.Back in our cub-reporting days, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Houstonians Helping AIDS Victims In Big Media Push That Will Include Oprah

    ​What do Oprah, the TV show 20/20, Houston crime victim advocate Andy Kahan and Houston lawyer Kim Ogg have in common? They're all involved in the sordid tale of Philippe Padieu, a Dallas-area man who is in prison for knowingly having unprotected sex with dozens of women without telling them he w ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    Millionaire Mindsetters

    No skeptics need apply to this get-rich-quick proposition

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    It's a Bird! It's a Plane!

    Despite major opposition, construction commences on what could become North America's most dangerous airport

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    Insanely Guilty

    A mother sets out to save her children, by killing them. Texas usually jails such women, but that may be changing.

  • Culture

    August 8, 2002

    Do the Math

    The music industry says online piracy's killing the biz. A UTD prof says it ain't.

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Drug Money

    Narcotics task forces in Texas spend millions of dollars each year busting low-level users and dealers. Is it money well spent, or are officers just addicted to easy cash?

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Waldhauser Watch

    A story about the new life and old ways of a notorious killer spurs indictments and national coverage

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    The Insider

    Strange Association. The ties that bind former mayor Whitmire with a sex offender

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Merry Xmas, Mr. Waldhauser

    A hearing officer finds that a convicted killer did not violate parole