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How to detect a gas leak in your home before it gets deadly

The source of the home explosion on Cleveland Drive in Plano is being investigated as a possible gas leak. Authorities made that much clear within 24 hours of the explosion on Monday afternoon. (UPDATE: this story now reflects the update from Plano authorities that the Plano home explosion may have been intentional. Read the still […]

The Plano home explosion: here’s what we know about the shocking disaster.

UPDATE AS OF JULY 21, 2021: Plano Police and Plano Fire Marshals began a joint investigation as to the cause of the  explosion. After further investigation, they have determined that the explosion that leveled the home on Cleveland Dr. may have been intentional.  “Based on the investigation, this incident appears to be isolated and there […]

IAFC Terrorism and Homeland Security Committee appoints beloved Plano fire chief as Chairman

Plano Fire-Rescue Chief Sam Greif has just been appointed to serve as Chairman of the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC) Terrorism and Homeland Security Committee.  Collin County locals will undoubtedly remember when the beloved fire chief overcame a terrifying fight with COVID-19 earlier this year (see our post below) and came out triumphant, urging people […]

What’s the big deal with HEB? Here are 4 reasons why Texans love it.

One of the great obsessions that Texans hold dear is a grocery store called HEB. The San-Antonio based supermarket chain encompasses over 340 locations across the state of Texas and brings in droves of loyal customers. The company consistently lives up to its motto: “Here Everything’s Better.” But not everyone “gets” what makes HEB so… […]

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Detention Officers in Marvin Scott III’s In-custody Death in McKinney

Since Marvin Scott III’s in-custody death at the Collin County Jail, his family has been protesting in front of the jail, demanding the sheriff fire and arrest the detention officers involved in Marvin’s death. They also wanted to know their names. A day after Scott’s death, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner placed seven detention employees […]

The COVID-19 Delta Variant: 5 Things You Should Know

It’s making headlines all over the news: “What the Delta variant could mean for Covid-19 in the United States,” “COVID-19 Delta Variant ‘Accelerating’ In North Texas And Across The Nation,” “CDC: Delta variant expected to be dominant in US.” But in the words of Bo Burnham from his newest special Inside, “Um, what the [heck] […]

McKinney’s Juneteenth Celebration Creates Memories on a Historic Day

Hundreds of North Texans gathered this weekend at Finch Park in McKinney to celebrate Juneteenth, a historic day of emancipation in Texas and now a federal holiday, with comedians, poets, and musicians. Special guest Zae Romeo from NBC’s The Voice also made an appearance. In a June 19 press release, event organizer Empress Drane, McKinney […]


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