Plano In the News

Below are recent new stories that feature or include the City of Plano.  For additional past coverage, please contact Director of Media Relations, Steve Stoler at

City of Plano

Plano residents sue city officials for allegedly violating Texas Open Meeting Act (Plano Star Courier) April 21

New clues in Plano woman's death investigation ((WFAA-TV News 8) April 21

Plano police seek help on case of missing woman found dead (KDFW-TV Fox 4) April 21

Mall worker killed in auto-ped incident at Shops at Willow Bend (Plano Star Courier) April 20

From Plano to Dallas...mystery of woman found floating in lake (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 20

Plano police caution residents on 'scam of the week' (Plano Star Courier) April 20

Bob squad investigates Prosper High School (KDFW-TV Fox 4) April 20

Plano day care worker admits tossing toddler was 'unacceptable,' but it was hot, she was tired (Dallas Morning News) April 19

Texas ranks 5th in most dog-related injuries in 2016: Plano reported 100 dog bites so far this year (Plano Star Courier) April 19

Body of missing Plano woman found in Lake Ray Hubbard, investigation still ongoing (Plano Star Courier) April 19

Plano Police: Body Of Missing Woman Found In Dallas (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 19

Body of missing Plano woman recovered (WFAA-TV News 8) April 19

Plano Police Begin Search For Missing Woman (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 19

Plano police close park to search for missing woman (Dallas Morning News) April 19

Plano woman reported missing, call Plano PD with any tips (Plano Star Courier) April 19

Police Search for Missing Woman in Plano; Nature Center Closed (KXAS-TV NBC 5) April 19

Plano woman reported missing (WFAA-TV News 8) April 19

Plano nature preserve closed as police search for missing woman (KDAF-TV CW 33) April 19

Plano police close Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in search for missing woman (Community Impact) April 19

Caught on video: Day care worker slams toddler onto floor (NBC Today Show) April 19

Plano Introduces Collar Tags With QR Code To Help Owners Track Lost Pets (CBS Radio: KVIL-FM, Jack-FM, KLUV) April 18

Texas daycare worker facing charges after tossing toddler (Fox News) April 18

Texas day care worker caught on camera slamming child face-down on the ground (NY Daily News) April 18

Plano daycare under fire after video shows aggressive behavior towards child (WFAA-TV News 8) April 18

Plano daycare worker facing charges for tossing child (KDFW-TV Fox 4) April 18

Plano Daycare Worker Caught on Video Tossing Child Turns Herself In (Dallas Observer) April 18

Daycare abuse in Plano? Watch the shocking video (KDAF-TV CW 33) April 17

Video: Plano day care worker slams toddler facedown to get him to nap (Dallas Morning News) April 17

Warrant Issued For Arrest Of Former Plano Daycare Worker (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 17

Pride flag stolen from Unitarian Church in Plano (Dallas Voice) April 17

Thief steals rainbow flag from Plano church, replaces it with U.S. flag (KDAF-TV CW 33) April 17

Blogging Mama: U.K. transplant mans mommy blog for all Plano mothers (Plano Star Courier) April 17

Teens arrested for vandalizing Plano West High School (KDAF-TV CW 33) April 17

Douglas Reeves seeks mayor's seat on Plano City Council (Community Impact) April 17

Rainbow flag stolen from Plano church, replaced with Old Glory (WFAA-TV News 8) April 16

Did Son kill his Dad at Plano TX home then drive off to Mexico? (Collin County Magazine) April 16

Plano father found murdered in garage (KDFW-TV Fox 4 News) April 16

Police: Son sought in Plano man's murder (WFAA-TV News 8) April 16

Plano Police looking for murder victim's son as suspect (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 16

Son Suspected in Father's Death in Plano (KXAS-TV NBC 5) April 16

Son at large after police say he killed his father at Plano home (Dallas Morning News) April 16

Plano man found dead in his home, son suspected of murder (Plano Star Courier) April 16

Rainbow flag stolen from Plano church, replaced with Old Glory (WFAA-TV News 8) April 16

Jack Carter Park gets Plano's first all-abilities playground (Plano Star Courier) April 16

One vote could be the difference - Let it be yours #CollinCountyVotes - Early Voting April 24-May 2 - Election day is May 6 in Collin County TX (Collin County Headlines) April 16

2 teens arrested for graffiti at West Plano HS (WFAA-TV News 8) April 15

Police Catch Pair Suspected Of Vandalizing Plano West Senior High (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 14

Frisco Teens Accused of Vandalizing Plano West High School (KXAS-TV NBC 5) April 15

Emergency services urges residents to 'be aware' (Plano Star Courier) April 15

Could Cotton Belt be derailed? Legislation and lack of funds threaten rail (Plano Star Courier) April 15

Former longtime D-FW reporter Steve Stoler looks back with a book while still savoring his new job ( April 14

Business/Economic Development

NTT DATA Services Forms Partnership with California IT Company (D CEO) April 21

Plano's New Yatai Ramen Izakaya Looks Like a Japanese-Style Tavern, but Tastes Puzzling (Dallas Observer) April 21

Legacy West's tallest tower starts construction next week (Dallas Morning News (April 20)

Legacy West's tallest $100M tower slated to start next week in Plano (Dallas Business Journal) April 20

Best Real Estate Deals of 2016 winners and finalists (Dallas Business Journal) April 20

Deal of the Year cashes in on James Cash Penney (Dallas Business Journal) April 20

Alliance Data tops Street 1Q forecasts (Associated Press) April 20

JCPenney is finally responding to the death of brick-and-mortar retail (Business Insider) April 19

Pizza Hut to debut new pizza builder (Nation's Restaurant News) April 18

LegacyTexas misses Street 1Q forecasts (Associated Press) April 18

Fast-casual restaurant Ikigai Udon now open on Preston Road (Community Impact) April 17

Plano private equity firm putting its dough into growing restaurants (Dallas Business Journal) April 17

Plano's Torchlight continues turnaround with $8 million debt raise (Dallas Business Journal) April 17

J.C. Penney delays closing of 138 stores by several weeks (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 14

Mitsuwa Marketplace Opening Could Signal Early Wave Of Toyota Effect (KTVT-TV CBS 11) April 14


Protect and respect: Plano ISD students create school play based on Dallas ambush (WFAA-TV News 8) April 20

Plano ISD, considering college admissions, could scrap class-ranking policy (Community Impact) April 17

Chamber hosts candidate forum for Plano ISD board of trustees (Community Impact) April 18

Future of Collin College - Meet Fred Moses - CCCCD Place 1 #CollinCountyVotes (Collin County Headlines) April 15

Plano Talk

Report: Plano among the best cities to live in America (KDFW-TV Fox 4) April 19

New Gardens at The Legacy Willow Bend Planted By Residents and Volunteers from The Collin County Junior League (citybizlist) April 18

The Shops at Legacy: Live music for you in April in Plano TX (Collin County Magazine) April 15

Kid wants 'all the eggs in the galaxy' at Plano Easter egg hunt (KDAF-TV CW 33) April 15

The One Of A Kind Festival You Won't Find Anywhere But Texas ( April 14

Plano Profile 

Unmissable and DARTable May festivals (Plano Profile) April 20

R.A.D. Exterior Design (Plano Profile) April 20

Plano named #1 healthiest housing market in the U.S (Plano Profile) April 18

Plano ISD student wins DART art contest (Plano Profile) April 18

Studio 6 Fitness Gives You the Good Kind of Burn (Plano Profile) April 18

Living Large in a Tiny House (Plano Profile) April 17

Legacy of Love Benefit & Fashion Show this Thursday (April 17)

Preview Party at Hub Streat in Downtown Plano (April 17)

Plano Magazine

Norma's Cafe Announces Plano Location (April 20)

Made in Plano: Zeito Customs (April 20)

Lyla's: Clothing, Decor & More (April 18)

Unique Homes in Plano (April 17)