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Woman dies after 'apparent' drug overdose in McKinney
Police say a woman died this week from a drug overdose in McKinney.
Working for the weekend: Comedy at the Courthouse offers mid-week comic relief
"Happy Hump Day!"
Final nails: McKinney High School teacher retiring after 39 years
A man who's spent his life teaching others to build homes will soon leave a place he's called home for 39 years.
Two men found dead in Fairview
Two Fairview men were found shot to death in their home Friday, Fairview Police Chief Granver Tolliver told the Dallas Morning News.
Giving credit where it's due: Volunteer McKinney hosts luncheon to thank local coordinators
Volunteer McKinney on Tuesday treated volunteer managers from nearly two dozen local agencies to lunch as thanks for keeping the workforce behind Collin County nonprofits running.
Build a home, create a smile: Smiles Charity concert boasts raffles, Radio Disney band
For the sixth year in a row, Smiles Charity has planned its free annual concert around Memorial Day weekend, a fitting date considering its musical event is the fundraising vehicle for building new homes for military veterans.
McKinney high schoolers named National Merit finalists
Ten McKinney ISD high school seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). One of them has earned a National Merit $2,500 Scholarship.
Man Gets 20 Years for McKinney Home Invasion
Peter Anthony Traylor, 25, of Arlington, was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison for invading the home of his McKinney mother-in-law and assaulting her with a hatchet, announced Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis.
Community blossoms with gardens: Locals see benefits of growing veggies
McKinney's sense of community is growing stronger thanks to small, shared gardens popping up on both sides of the city.
Dog days:City continues enhancement at Bonnie Wenk Park
Wondering what's going on with that new park near the intersection of Hardin Boulevard and Virginia Parkway? It's Bonnie Wenk Park, and Phase I of the project is nearly complete. Its first attraction, the dog park, opened late last month.
McKinney senior synchronized swim team performs for assisted-living residents
Step into the McKinney Senior Center pool on a given Tuesday afternoon, and you'll hear splashes, strokes and songs reminiscent of a movie score on water.
McKinney mayor, council member-elect stress continued focus on economic development
Randall (Randy) Pogue will become the newest McKinney City Council member Monday after being elected May 11 to one of two at-large seats.
Man thrown from motorcycle dies
A man died after being thrown from his motorcycle Saturday afternoon in McKinney.
McKinney Relay For Life event raises $410K for cancer research
Area residents helped fund cancer research April 26 at the 12th annual Relay For Life of McKinney event, which netted more than $410,000 for the American Cancer Society, according to a release.
TAPS set to take over public transit in McKinney, rural Collin County
McKinney and rural Collin County will soon have a new public transportation provider.
Pogue elected to McKinney City Council at-large seat; Mayor Loughmiller re-elected
Randall P. Pogue will be the newest McKinney City Council member after receiving nearly 64 percent of the vote in the May 11 election.
Cupcake duo hits 'Sweet Spot' Childhood friends open downtown business
Nestled into one of the McKinney square's coffee shops is a new business that's turning heads - and taste buds.
Election Day is Saturday for McKinney voters
Election Day is Saturday for McKinney voters, who will choose City Council representatives for the mayoral, District 1, District 3 and one of two at-large positions to hold office for four years.
Bricks, ride, dirt - Oh my! Expansion in works for Bike the Bricks event
Bike the Bricks will take over the McKinney square May 24 for the fourth time, and as cyclists and fans have come to expect, the event will bring in about 500 cyclists from around the Metroplex.
Graffiti shuts down skate park: City rules 48-hour minimum closure
Just three weeks after the opening of McKinney's highly anticipated skate park, vandals have made their mark and caused the city to shut down the park for two days.
Interview with a mayor: Loughmiller surprises fifth-graders with spontaneous visit
It's not every day the mayor receives a request to Skype one of McKinney's up-and-coming city planners, especially when that planner is a fifth-grade student at McGowen Elementary.
Chestnut Square director resumes duties after administrative leave
Cindy Johnson, executive director of Chestnut Square Historic Village in McKinney, was removed from administrative leave Wednesday night and has resumed duties, according to a Heritage Guild of Collin County release.
Game of pages: McKinney coaches create books to guide football players on and off the field
Mental toughness, ambition, teamwork - they separate great football players from the rest. And not just between the white lines.
Budding artist shows off talent
A young lady showed off her artistic side in a recent contest.
Man struck by vehicle dies
A man died this weekend after police say he was hit by a car trying to cross Eldorado Parkway in McKinney.
McKinney middle school Spanish students win 20 national titles
Twenty world language students from Evans Middle School recently were nationally recognized for superior performance on the 2013 National Spanish Examinations, said Evans teacher Kimberly Church.
All hands on deck: Mother survives rare deadly condition in delivery at McKinney hospital
When Nadiya Boldware of Fairview gave birth to her son on March 4, she and virtually the entire staff at the Medical Center of McKinney were fighting for her life.
'In this together': McKinney National Day of Prayer participants speak for city, nation
Rain and cold couldn't prevent bowed heads and closed eyes in McKinney.
Man robs $1,200 from bank at McKinney Walmart
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who robbed a bank Thursday afternoon in McKinney.
Raytheon moving another operation to McKinney
Raytheon Corp. is moving another business unit to McKinney.
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