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Recent articles by Peyton:

Colleyville synagogue hostage crisis was a hate crime and act of terrorism, FBI says

The FBI was more emphatic on Friday that last weekend’s act of terrorism at a Colleyville synagogue was also a hate crime. They said no other people have been arrested locally, though they think they know everyone he’d been around. However, they still don’t know how Akram got the gun he used to take the synagogue members hostage. → Read More

North Texas districts now asking parents to fill COVID-19 staffing gaps

Richardson ISD hasn't closed campuses yet, but it’s asking parents to pitch in on campuses. → Read More

North Texas districts hoping COVID-19 closures bring down case number after MLK Day

There are now dozens of North Texas school districts temporarily closing because of COVID-19 outbreaks. → Read More

Dallas family lost home to fire just days after Christmas

A Dallas family lost their home after it caught fire just days after Christmas. → Read More

North Texas school districts make changes to COVID-19 protocols as cases surge

Several North Texas school districts are re-evaluating their isolation period for COVID positive cases. → Read More

Feed-A-Hero feeds thousands of first responders on Christmas

The North Texas organization Feed-A-Hero made sure thousands of first responders were fed on Christmas. → Read More

DeSoto family using Christmas decorations to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

A DeSoto family who raised $150,000 for St. Jude on Halloween thanks to visitors checking out their decorations are at it again. This time, they're hoping to attract Christmas visitors to check out their decked-out house and send a little donation for Alzheimer’s research. → Read More

Frisco ISD cancels classes at Lone Star High School due to threat

Lone Star High School in Frisco ISD canceled classes Monday and Tuesday as police investigated a threat. In a letter to parents, the district originally said it would hold classes with extra security. But then it made the decision to cancel classes for the safety of students and staff. → Read More

Texas Baptist Men among North Texas groups helping those impacted by tornadoes

North Texans are helping victims of this weekend's tornado outbreak in Kentucky and other states. → Read More

Texan on hunting trip in Tennessee helped search for survivors following tornado

A group of Texans who were out on a hunting trip in Tennessee Friday night found themselves in a tornado's path. → Read More

39th annual Parade of Lights held in Fort Worth

North Texans of all ages flocked to Fort Worth’s 39th annual GM Financial Parade of Lights Sunday evening. → Read More

Castle Hills becomes annexed into city of Lewisville

The master-planned community of Castle Hills will officially be annexed into the city of Lewisville Monday. → Read More

Denton police arrest man accused of fatally shooting girlfriend back in March

After a seven-month long investigation, the family of a 26-year-old Denton woman could soon have justice. → Read More

Trick-or-treating returns after being canceled last year for many

For many areas, trick-or-treating made a grand return after being canceled because of the pandemic last year. → Read More

Latest flight attendant attack highlights continued unruly passenger problem for airlines

This week's mid-flight attack on an American Airlines flight attendant is highlighting a continued problem for airlines with no signs of slowing. So far this year, there have been 4, 941 reports of unruly passengers. Nearly 3,600 are due to masking. And investigators have opened more than 900 cases so far this year. → Read More

FIFA delegates tour potential 2026 World Cup sites in North Texas

North Texas is putting together a bid for the 2026 World Cup and hosted delegates to give tours of potential sites. → Read More

Carroll ISD addresses Holocaust controversy at latest school board meeting

Dozens filed into the school board to speak just days after a Carroll ISD administrator was recorded suggesting to teachers if they have a book on the Holocaust then they should offer a book with an opposing view. While some in attendance Monday night didn’t necessarily agree with the example given, they took the time to praise the person who gave it. Others called for the administrator to be… → Read More

Affidavit: Dallas police officer collected $48K in ‘blessing circle’ pyramid scheme

Dallas PD was alerted one year ago that Officer Reginald Jones was “recruiting individuals to pay money to participants and then recruit new participants in order to receive money in return.” → Read More

American Airlines will require employee vaccinations

Fort Worth-based American Airlines will now require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. → Read More

Arlington police searching for killer of transgender woman

Police are trying to determine who shot and killed 21-year-old Kier Solomon Thursday in Arlington. → Read More