8:21 PM Sep 21, 2020 CDT

Richardson Police Department prepares to launch mental health crisis team

The department has seen a high volume of calls related to mental illness, Assistant Chief Gary Tittle said.


3:00 PM Sep 22, 2020 CDT

Enrollment declines in Richardson ISD could lead to multi-million dollar deficit, officials report

RISD enrollment is down by more than 2,000 students so far this year.


West Nile virus found in Frisco and more popular DFW news from the week

Read popular Dallas-Fort Worth news from the past week.



Tumbleweed TexStyles shop coming soon to Frisco and more DFW news

Read the latest Dallas-Fort Worth business and community news.


Gov. Greg Abbott to allocate $171M from CARES Act to help renters at risk of eviction

Gov. Greg Abbott will allocate more than $171 million in renters assistance from the federal coronavirus relief package to eligible Texans.


Sister-run business Logotology brings custom embroidery, logos to Richardson

The nearly 15-year-old business offers customized products that range from shirts and jackets to kitchen items.


Grapevine dining hall to host 6 new restaurants and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.



Dallas County reports 2,588 new cases over weeklong period

There were 26 new coronavirus cases diagnosed in Richardson residents living in the Dallas County portion of the city between Sept. 18-Sept. 24.


DART board considers more options for bus network redesign

This hybrid option was created after committee members expressed interest in a middle ground among ridership options.


Grind Burger Bar to open in McKinney and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Lawsuit takes aim at start date for early voting as some Texas Republicans challenge Gov. Greg Abbott's order

A group of prominent Texas Republicans has embarked on a legal effort to undo the governor's executive order that extended the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election.



League of Women Voters Richardson to hold in-person registration event at Coit and Belt Line roads

The event will be held Sept. 26 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Richardson Farmers Market.


Plano ISD students, staff settle into new school year

Adjustments made to several key areas of district operations are outlined in this story from Community Impact Newspaper's September edition.


Wok & Grill shutters in Richardson

The restaurant posted on Facebook that it had made the sudden decision to close its doors.


Richardson ISD prepares for potential influx of students as families change learning methods

RISD officials said they are faced with the major hurdle of preparing for a possible influx of students who choose to return in October.



Collin County to reimburse housing and shelter not-for-profits for some coronavirus costs

Collin County plans to reimburse not-for-profit organizations that provide housing and shelter services for costs they have accrued assisting citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.


Food hall coming to Frisco in 2021 and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Staycation Coffee to bring hybrid cafe, floral shop, backyard event space to Richardson

The business will offer a full coffee menu and a small selection of curated toast options in a modern, open setting.


Rum Cakes Factory opens in Plano and more DFW news

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New coffee shops in Frisco, Plano plus more popular DFW news

Read popular news from this week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Richardson Mercantile changes name, under new ownership

The store changed its name to Cottonwood Market in late August.


Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.


TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.



Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.


Richardson Animal Shelter sees a 94% adoption rate in August

The increase in August was in part due to the Clear the Shelter event, a weeklong adoption drive.