Tami Kayea became the first female fire chief for a full-time department in North Texas and one of only five female chiefs in the state.
The stands at Sunnyvale High School sporting events will be quieter without the town's super-fan, Troy Nelson, who passed away suddenly this week.
There is a $25,000 reward for info that helps solve the Town of Sunnyvale's first murder in 20 years.
Witnesses said a car following the Sunnyvale family into a townhome parking lot, approached their car and started shooting. A woman was killed and four others including three children were hurt.
The armed police chase suspect who prompted an hours-long standoff and shelter-in-place order in the Dallas County town of Sunnyvale has finally been captured.
People living in parts of Sunnyvale are being told to shelter in place Thursday night after an armed man bailed during a police chase and shot at law enforcement. The gunman is still on the loose.
Any student could qualify to receive $8,000 for private or home school expenses, but two-thirds of the $500 million allotted under the bill would be prioritized for students at poor-performing campuses. The remainder would be available for any student.
Doug Williams has guided the top-rated Sunnyvale district through explosive growth and the building of new schools. He says his retirement is a repurposing of his role to further advocate for public schools statewide.
For 58 years, Theda Lewis has been visiting Long Creek Cemetery in Sunnyvale to spend time with her in-laws. Last Friday, she found damage to one of their headstones.
Across the state, the failure rate for the reading portion of the STAAR test increased by 4% compared with 2019, and it was 16% higher on the math portion. Nearly 4 out of 10 students are not even close to being ready for the next grade. The biggest impact was felt by virtual learners.
With the news of the Pfizer vaccine being 100% effective among kids between 12 and 15, educators are hoping it will free more students to return to the classroom this fall.
Churches, YMCA locations and rec centers were just some of the buildings being used to keep people warm and safe on Wednesday across the region.
Some North Texans are riding out the power outages at their homes, relying on fireplaces and just their blankets. Other have checked in at hotels or will go to municipal warming centers.