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Recent articles by Peyton:

McKinney police warn of theft suspects' scheme

McKinney police posted a warning to residents about a scheme they saw used by thieves in a store parking lot. → Read More

Officer continuing recovery after being shot during active shooter training in Forest Hill

A police officer is alive and out of surgery after she was shot during a training exercise Saturday. → Read More

Man gets plea deal for Andre Emmett's murder, robbery

Keith Johnson was charged with murder but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of aggravated robbery and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. He was part of the group of men who followed Emmett home from a club and ambushed him outside his Old East Dallas home. → Read More

Balloon release held to remember 14-year-old shot and killed in South Dallas

On Sunday, family and friends held a celebration of Manuel Sterling Edwards’ life by releasing balloons. → Read More

Hurricane Fiona strands Mesquite couple in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona turned a weekend getaway to Puerto Rico for a Mesquite couple into a fight to get off the island. → Read More

Anger at Prosper ISD meeting over lawsuit about alleged child molester

Some district parents expressed outrage because they say they still don't know whether their children were also on the school bus driven by Frank Paniagua. He committed suicide while in custody for continued sex abuse of a child. It's alleged he assaulted two very young girls every morning while they rode his bus. → Read More

Youth football coach killed in shooting at game in Lancaster remembered with balloon release

Family and friends of a murdered youth football coach gathered to honor his memory Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Mother recalls stopping attempted kidnapping at 'Meet the Teacher Night'

A North Texas mother whose child was nearly kidnapped at a "Meet the Teacher Night” is talking about the ordeal. → Read More

Video shows confrontation between Spirit Airlines employee, traveler at DFW Airport

A Spirit Airlines employee got into an argument with a traveler that got out of control at DFW Airport. The fight apparently started over a problem with seating on a flight. → Read More

'Honor Killings' Trial: Mother of murdered girls calls ex-husband the 'devil'

WATCH LIVE: Jurors to hear more law enforcement testimony in Yaser Said trial → Read More

Texas Democrats outline strategies for in-state abortion care in letter to President Biden

Democrats are asking the Biden administration to make it easier for Texas women to still have access to abortions. → Read More

Dallas grandmother of 4-year-old killed in dog attack contacted CPS previously over home concerns

The grandmother says she was concerned something bad would happen to her grandchildren less than a week before Lea was killed, She remembers their final night together where she says the 4-year-old opened up about the dogs. “She was scared, and she felt scared of the dogs." → Read More

Richardson aquatic center opens for 1st time this summer after dealing with staffing shortages

Heights Family Aquatic Center in Richardson has struggled all summer with staffing shortages. → Read More

Klyde Warren Park among those kicking off July 4th celebrations Saturday

Fourth of July celebrations are kicking off Saturday evening across North Texas. → Read More

Navarro County bans fireworks ahead of July Fourth weekend

The Navarro County judge says he’s on edge this Fourth of July weekend with the extreme drought conditions. He says he’s received some praise from the decision as well as criticism. But he says even a spark could turn into a fire that’s out of control. → Read More

Protests continue in Dallas, Fort Worth following Roe v. Wade reversal

A couple hundred people gathered in Dallas were joined by hundreds more in Fort Worth to protest the reversal of Roe v. Wade. Those in the crowd said they are feeling scared, disappointed, and angry about Friday’s decision. But they want to take their anger to action. → Read More

Neighbors upset about recent shootings at Lower Greenville bar

Those who live in Lower Greenville are concerned with the recent increase in violent crime. → Read More

Rally held in Dallas against gun violence as teens are latest murder victims

Dallas police are investigating the murders of two teens killed at separate parks within a 24-hour period. → Read More

Coppell nurse on vacation in Alaska rescues family from river after plane crash

A North Texas nurse was off the grid in Alaska when a plane crashed nearly in front of her group. She and others went to work in the cold to rescue a couple and their baby while waiting for help that was more than an hour away. "It all just like fell together into this crazy miraculous moment where everything lined up perfectly." → Read More

Uvalde CISD police officers didn't follow active shooter training they got in March, expert says

Training material obtained by FOX 4 shows that no matter what, officers must stop the shooter before anything else. → Read More