Plano In the News

Below are recent news stories that feature or include the City of Plano. For additional past coverage, please email Steve Stoler, Director of Media.
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City of Plano

Plano detective resigns following arrest for drug trafficking ( November 1

Over 2,000 lbs of medication collected in Plano ( November 1

Aaron's gives Plano Boys & Girls Club a facelift (Plano Star Courier) November 2

Firefighter injured after driver crashes into Plano Fire-Rescue vehicle while it was blocking traffic (KDFW-TV Fox 4) November 3

Plano fire truck hit while working crash on Hwy 75, 2 injured, authorities say (WFAA-TV News 8) November 3

Plano Firefighter, 2 Others Injured After Car Crashes Into Ladder Truck (KTVT-TV CBS 11) November 3

Plano Ladder Truck Struck While Blocking Crash Scene, 2 Hurt (KXAS-TV NBC 5) November 3

Plano Fire Truck Struck on US-75, Firefighter Hurt (KRLD-AM 1080) November 3

Plano fire truck damaged in early morning accident (WBAP-AM 820) November 3

Plano fire truck struck on US 75 (Plano Star Courier) November 3

North Texas Drug Trafficking Suspects Including Former Plano Detective (CBS-11 DFW) Novemeber 4

Plano, McKinney among cities challenging state laws ( November 4

Texas voters say yes to ban on state income tax (Dallas Morning November 6

2nd Deadly Drug Overdose Likely Connected To North Texas Drug Trafficking Ring (CBS-11) November 6

Second Overdose May Be Connected to Drug Trafficking Operation ( November 7

Homeowner Shoots 1, Police Searching For Second ( November 7

Plano City Council committee considers Metra station site options ( November 8

Business/Economic Development

J.C. Penney unveils rebranded Hurst store, based off of extensive consumer research (Dallas Business Journal) November 1

Diodes Incorporated Reports Third Quarter Financial Results (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Nov 4

Diodes: 3Q Earnings Snapshot (The Brownsville Herald) November 5

Plano tech company acquires Frisco software firm (Dallas Business Journal) November 4

NYC buyer takes out $36M loan to buy Plano office building (Dallas Business Journal) Nov 5

Houston bank closes multibillion-dollar acquisition of LegacyTexas (Dallas Business Journal) November 5

New Construction Starts Move 5 Percent Lower (Retrofit Magazine) November 5

Hottest 'Hoods: Home values have doubled in these North Texas ZIP codes (Dallas Business Journal) November 6

Toyota announces manufacturing personnel changes, new group in Plano (Dallas Business Journal) November 6

Here's the latest on Frito-Lay's proposed $130M facility (Dallas Business Journal) November 6

Samsung adds to Plano offices with new lease (Dallas Morning News) November 6

Toyota Launches Manufacturing Project Innovation Center at Plano Headquarters (Dallas November 6

We Lose 11 Years on Smart Devices: Singapore health tech company calculates the cost of screen time with this revolutionary tool (FirstWord November 6

Big Lots completes renovations at Plano location (Community Impact) November 7

Steve Fields closes its doors in Plano; building demolished for future restaurant (Community Impact) Nov. 7

Plano Talk

Rethinking Town Halls (ICMA PM Magazine) November 5

Plano Bucket List (Bucket List Publications) November 6

The 25 best US cities for veterans to live, ranked (Business Insider) November 7, 2019

Mark your calendars for these holiday happenings in Plano (Culture Map Dallas) November 7

Mark your calendars for these holiday happenings in Plano (CultureMap-Austin) November 7

Mark your calendars for these holiday happenings in Plano (CultureMap-San Antonio) November 7

Local Profile

12 Days of Christmas on DART (November 4)

Plano Magazine

#ChangeMakers in the Disabilities Community: Debbie Wilkes (November 4)

Plano's Young Cemetery Seeking Public Donations to Recover from the October Storms (Plano Magazine)