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Frisco police apprehend suspect following late-night standoff (updated)
Editor's Note: This article was originally published at 11:30 p.m. and has been updated to include statements from a witness.
Frisco ISD passes 2013-2014 budget: Tax rate to remain the same
The Frisco Independent School District board of trustees unanimously passed the 2013-2014 school year budget at its regular meeting Monday, which keeps the district's tax rate at its current amount.
June 17 Frisco ISD board meeting notes: New Place 1 trustee sworn in
Trustees sworn in
'Big Boy' move to Frisco delayed, no new relocation date announced
Local railroad fans hoping to see a glimpse of history will have to wait a little longer, as Museum of the American Railroad officials announced that the relocation of the Union Pacific No. 4018 "Big Boy" steam locomotive from Fair Park to Frisco has been delayed.
CareFlite base possibly moving out of city
Medical transportation provider CareFlite may move its Frisco-based helicopter to another city, which could have a major impact on children younger than 17 with medical disabilities.
'Big Boy' steam locomotive planned to arrive in Frisco on Sunday
The Museum of the American Railroad's Union Pacific No. 4018 steam locomotive, better known as "Big Boy," will likely make its way to Frisco on Sunday, one of the final pieces in a year-long move from its current location at Fair Park.
Dr Pepper Arena launches Cirque Musica: Hybrid show ready to impress with unique performance
Frisco's Dr Pepper Arena commonly houses the Texas Tornado hockey team and Texas Legends basketball team. This month, however, it will open its doors to an entirely different type of athleticism.
Headlining with a cause: Divas use vocal talents, industry know-how for charity show
More than 25 of DFW's favorite professional female vocalists and members of DFW Divas will hit the stage Monday to raise money for tornado and storm victims in Oklahoma.
Phillips Creek Ranch home construction ramping up
Development on Frisco's largest master-planned community, Phillips Creek Ranch, has progressed relatively slowly over the years, but that's quickly changing.
City investigating two 'suspicious' house fires (updated)
Editor's Note: This article was originally published at 11:17 p.m. June 10. It has been updated to include additional information and a photo.
Exide files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Exide Technologies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, though Frisco officials say cleanup of land surrounding the company's former Frisco plant will proceed as normal.
Frisco investigators call two house fires 'suspicious'
Investigators with the Frisco Police Department and Frisco Fire Department are concerned about two house fires that took place single neighborhood during the past two weeks, calling the incidents "suspicious."
Exide reportedly planning bankruptcy filing
Exide Technologies is reportedly planning a bankruptcy filing to take place in the coming months following accusations of environmental violations at a California plant similar to its recently closed Frisco plant.
Frisco police reaching growing city via new avenues
City officials expect Frisco to double its population and reach build-out in about 20 years, and the Frisco Police Department plans to keep pace with that growth through a variety of methods.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County announce date, theme for annual gala
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County announced that the organization will hold its annual Chrysalis Ball on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Frisco Embassy Suites Hotel & Convention Center.
Frisco to host open house June 10 on proposed disability transition plan
The city of Frisco is seeking public input on its proposed Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan at an open house event to be held 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 10, at the Senior Center at Frisco Square, 6670 Moore St.
Koupon Media named 'One to Watch' award winner
Koupon Media, a Frisco-based developer of digital coupon platforms, was recently named one of five finalists in TeXchange's "One to Watch" awards.
Man gets 40-year sentence for armed robbery of Frisco student
Arlington resident Torey Laquon Boykin, 21, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for armed robbery of a Frisco teenager.
City Council June 4 meeting notes
Mayor pro tem, deputy mayor pro tem named
Roadway construction questions again lead town hall meeting
Questions regarding roadway construction led Frisco's town hall meeting on Monday as the city continues its efforts to expand roads and create improve traffic flow, though questions regarding the recently imposed Stage 3 water restrictions were also prevalent.
Grand Park meeting details aesthetic changes to design
At their fourth joint public meeting, the Frisco City Council and its Grand Park subcommittee received updates on the status of the project, which is now being touched up before Phase I is approved.
Still no decision on arts hall dissolution
More than seven months after plans to dissolve the Arts Center of North Texas were put into motion, the three owner cities have still not come to an agreement regarding how to best carry out that task.
Town hall meeting scheduled for Monday
The city of Frisco will hold its next town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. Residents can either attend in-person or dial in to listen to the meeting over the phone.
Frisco ISD students design potential addition to school
Frisco Independent School District plans to expand its Career and Technical Education Center, and students who take classes at the facility may have some impact on what that expansion looks like.
Local program provides people in need with tickets to professional sporting events
Collin County is home to multiple professional sports teams as well as numerous nonprofit organizations, so it'd be logical to assume the two sides often work together. Given their different schedules, however, sometimes that can be difficult to coordinate.
Events around town (June 1 edition)
Editor's Note: Because of space constraints, the around town section won't appear in the June 1 issue of The Frisco Enterprise; the listing is instead being posted online.
Bowling the night away: Strikz provides free bowling for children
For most parents, the start of summer marks a time when there aren't enough activities to keep their children entertained and out of trouble. With Frisco's Strikz Bowling Entertainment Center, that objective is much easier.
Off-duty McKinney officer killed in Frisco motorcycle crash (updated)
Editor's Note: This article was originally published 9 p.m. Monday. It has been updated to include additional information, including funeral arrangements.
Local Boy Scout troop collecting supplies for tornado victims
Footage of the disaster caused by a tornado in Moore, Okla., made an impact across the country, and a local Boy Scout troop wants to help out.
Advocacy group claims Exide not meeting cleanup standard, city disagrees
A local citizens group monitoring Exide Technologies' cleanup of the land surrounding the company's former Frisco lead-acid battery recycling plant says the company isn't meeting standards provided by the city; the city, however, disagrees.
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