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A Richardson police officer was fatally shot Wednesday night while responding to a disturbance call at an apartment complex. This is the first police officer death in Texas this year.   


Plano residents can return to separating their plastic, glass and other recyclable materials from their trash after a fire suspended recycling services for nearly two weeks. Richardson residents will be able to do the same Thursday.


Recycling services have been suspended indefinitely in Richardson and Plano after a fire destroyed an area recycling center Wednesday night.


Teachers telling students to listen up at Winfree Academy Charter Schools might have to shout tomorrow. Two dozen students at the school are participating in an experiment to illustrate the dangers of hearing loss in teens due to loud sound exposure without hearing protection. For one full day, these high school students will re-create what it is like to experience hearing loss. 

The second human case of West Nile virus is being reported in North Texas.

A shooting at the Arapaho Center DART station yesterday afternoon is the fourth violent incident in three months at a rail station. As KERA’s BJ Austin reports, the latest incident left two people dead, two wounded.