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News Releases

2020 News Releases

05-29-20 -- 63-year-old Plano woman with COVID-19 dies in hospital

05-22-20 -- County reports deaths of 2 elderly COVID-19 patients

05-15-20 -- 34-year-old Wylie man with COVID-19 dies in hospital

05-14-20 -- Drive-thru COVID-19 testing slated in McKinney, Plano

05-14-20 -- Free COVID-19 testing for uninsured available

05/13/20 --71-year-old Plano man with COVID-19 dies in hospital 

05/12/20 -- Commissioners Court launches ‘Collin Cares’ recovery plan

05/11/20 -- Public health reports COVID-19 death of Plano woman, 77

05/10/20 -- County reports death of McKinney woman, 90, with COVID-19

05/08/20 -- Authorities report death of 50-year-old Plano man with COVID-19

05/08/20 -- Health authorities report death of Plano man, 92, with COVID-19

05/08/20 -- 82-year-old McKinney man with COVID-19 dies in hospital

05/07/20 -- Health authorities report deaths of 2 elderly residents with COVID-19

05/01/20 -- Death of McKinney man, 88, with COVID-19 reported 

04/30/20 -- County reports death of McKinney man, 84, with COVID-19

04/29/20 -- Health authorities report death of Plano woman, 83, with COVID-19

04/28/20 -- 102-year-old Plano man with COVID-19 dies

04/28/20 -- Death of McKinney man, 90, with COVID-19 reported

04/27/20 -- Enhanced second chance program equips participants to succeed

04/26/20 -- Collin County reports death of McKinney woman, 91, with COVID-19

04/24/20 -- Restrictions on access to county offices lifted in executive order

04/24/20 -- County reports deaths of 2 elderly McKinney women with COVID-19

04/21/20 -- Death of McKinney woman, 86, with COVID-19 reported

04/18/20 -- County reports death of McKinney woman, 82, with COVID-19

04/17/20 -- Death of 73-year-old Fairview man with COVID-19 reported

04/16/20 -- County reports death of McKinney woman, 93, with COVID-19

04/13/20 -- County reports deaths of two elderly women who tested positive for COVID-19

04/12/20 -- Collin County reports death of McKinney man with COVID-19

04/10/20 -- Health authority reports death of McKinney man, 90, with COVID-19

04/09/20 -- County reports hospital death of Dallas man with COVID-19

04/08/20 -- County reports death of woman who tested positive for COVID-19

04/06/20 -- Collin County reports fourth death related to COVID-19

04/04/20 -- Third death related to COVID-19 reported

04/03/20 -- Health authority reports second COVID-19 death in county

03/20/20 -- County Judge issues executive order to suspend walk-in traffic at county buildings

03/19/20 -- Collin County District Clerk suspends walk-in services at county courthouse

03/18/20 -- Collin County Bond Funds Available for Parks & Open Space

03/16/20 -- County Judge issues disaster declaration for Collin County

03/10/20 -- Three confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Collin County

03/09/20 -- Collin resident tests “presumptive positive” for Novel Coronavirus 

03/06/20 -- Information regarding testing for novel coronavirus (COVID-2019)

02/26/20 -- Collin Appraisal Review Board accepting applications

02/24/20 -- Worship leader ensnares 11-year-old on social media, sexually assaults her

02/10/20 -- Allen child pornographer sentenced to 25 years

02/05/20 -- Princeton man sentenced to life in prison for capital murder 

01/31/20 -- Gun-slinging habitual felon gets 30 years in prison 

01/24/20 -- Daycare worker gets 20 years’ prison for injuring 8 children

01/23/20 -- Public Hearing on proposed revisions to Collin County regulations set for Feb. 24

01/15/20 -- Husband who murdered wife in 2005 after she filed for divorce is executed

01/10/20 -- Citizen Prosecutor Academy accepting applications through Jan. 15

 
2019 News Releases

11/25/19 -- 50 years in prison without parole for child predator

11/22/19 -- Skate park child predator gets 45 years’ prison without parole

11/18/19 -- Jury hands child predator 50 years' prison with no parole

11/08/19 -- Regional Healthcare Partnership 18 to host Texas 1115 Medicaid Waiver Program meeting

11/05/19 -- Rural outdoor burn ban lifted on Nov. 5

10/21/19 -- Constable Pct. 3 sets prescription drug "Take Back Day" for Oct. 26 in Plano 

09/25/19 -- JP 3-2 Justice court offers extended hours on Nov. 12

09/24/19 -- Applications to serve on Collin Appraisal Review Board being accepted

09/20/19 -- Officials confirm case of drug-resistant salmonella typhi in food service worker 

09/16/19 -- 60 years in prison without parole for child predator 

09/11/19 -- New county auditor appointed by district judges

09/05/19 -- Two judges added to Court Security Committee 

09/04/19 -- Life in prison for violent murderer of Princeton woman

08/30/19 -- Violent gang member, career criminal gets 75 years for robbery

08/21/19 -- Habitual offender sentenced to 40 years for aggravated robbery and assaulting an officer

06/25/19 -- Serial abuser and gang member sentenced to 75 years for shooting ex-girlfriend

06/14/19 -- Child predator gets life in prison without parole

05/28/19 -- Animal shelter past capacity; pet adoptions are $10 thru May 31

05/02/19 -- Life in prison, no parole for sexual predator of 2 children

04/18/19 -- Census: Collin's population tops 1 million in 2018

04/12/19 -- Life in prison without parole for killer of Plano man 

04/11/19 -- 50 Years prison, no parole for serial child molester who targeted victims at church

04/10/19 -- Life without parole for killer in Melissa cold case

03/26/19 -- Collin County removed from Passport Application Acceptance Program

03/20/19 -- Collin County bond funds available for parks & open space

03/20/19 -- Life in prison without parole for child predator 

03/18/19 -- Additional measles case confirmed in Collin County

03/14/19 -- District Clerk refutes allegations made against her office, employees

02/25/19 -- Life in prison for son who murdered his father

02/21/19 -- County Passport Offices suspended over conflicting federal agency investigation 

02/15/19 -- Child predator gets 50 years without parole

02/01/19 -- Sexual predator gets 60 years, no parole, for impregnating child

01/03/19 -- Free SKYWARN storm-spotter training scheduled Jan. 19 in McKinney

 
2018 News Releases

12/31/18 -- 15 elected officials to participate in swearing-in ceremony Jan. 2  

12/13/18 -- Life in prison without parole for child predator 

11/02/18 -- Applications being accepted for CC Appraisal Review Board

10/19/18 -- Child sex offender gets 47 years' prison without parole

10/09/18 -- Bridge on CR 317 to close for repairs from flood damage

09/18/18 -- McKinney man sentenced to 45 years for sexual assault of special needs teenager

08/24/18 -- Measles Case Confirmed in Collin County 

08/14/18 -- District Attorney announces Citizen Prosecutor Academy for Fall Session

08/03/18 -- Repeat offender gets 75 years in prison after impersonating victim online

08/01/18 -- Violent gang member, sex offender, who led police on a high-speed chase gets 60 years 

06/12/18 -- U.S. 75 closing at Bush Turnpike June 16-18 for demolition work

05/31/18 -- Ex-boyfriend sentenced to 50 years for murder

05/04/18 -- Known gang member sentenced to 40 years for attempted capital murder

05/02/18 -- Plano man arrested for soliciting others to help commit ISIS-inspired mass shooting at local mall

04/26/18 -- Brandon McCall Indicted for Capital Murder; DA to Seek the Death Penalty

04/13/18 -- Life in prison for registered sex offender

03/01/18 -- Regional Healthcare Partnership hosts stakeholder meeting for Medicaid waiver program

02/23/18 -- Former Plano baseball star gets 33 years for sexually assaulting child

02/16/18 -- Plano man gets 32 Years prison for brutal assault of mother

01/18/18 -- Update on Collin County flu counts

01/18/18 -- DA taking applications for Citizen Prosecutor Academy