Here are five recent updates from the metroplex on police brutality protests, a Frisco report of West Nile Virus and more.
McKinney allows drinking alcohol in downtown, other public places
McKinney City Council amended the city’s code of ordinances June 2 to allow open alcohol in public places. The goal of the amendment, officials said, is to provide another option to help businesses affected by COVID-19.
Mayor, police chief among crowd marching through Frisco in peaceful protest
Frisco's Mayor Jeff Cheney and Police Chief David Shilson were among an estimated 2,000 people participating in a peaceful march through the city Monday night to protest George Floyd’s death last week at the hands of Minneapolis police.
Frisco confirms local mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile
Frisco announced May 29 that a mosquito pool just south of downtown had tested positive for West Nile Virus.
'This is history': Hundreds march in Plano to make their voices heard
Hundreds of peaceful protesters marched along Parker Road in Plano on Tuesday afternoon to speak out against police brutality and the killing of George Floyd, who died while in police custody in Minneapolis last week.
Developer planning $1B project on portion of Brinkmann Ranch
A Plano developer confirmed plans June 1 for a mixed-use project expected to be valued at more than $1 billion once completed on 637 acres of Brinkmann Ranch.
Elizabeth Uclés, Liesbeth Powers, Miranda Jaimes and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.