Plano In the News

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

Remains Identified as Christina Morris

Remains found in wooded area identified as Christina Morris, missing since 2014 (NBC News) March 8

Christina Morris case: Police confirm remains are those of Texas woman missing since 2014 (CBS News) March 8

Kidnapped Texas Woman's Remains Found More Than 3 Years After Disappearance From Shopping Center (People) March 8

Remains found in Anna field identified as Christina Morris, Plano police say (Dallas Morning News) March 8

Christina Morris' Mother: 'This is the Worst Day Of Our Lives' (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 8

Anna Remains Confirmed as Missing Woman Christina Morris; Mother Places Flowers at Site (KXAS-TV NBC 5) March 8

Police confirm Collin County remains belong to Christina Morris (KDFW-TV Fox 4) March 8

Plano police confirm found human remains are Christina Morris (KDAF-TV CW 33) March 8

Christina Morris' family faces difficult day (WFAA-TV ABC) March 8

UPDATED: Christina Morris' Remains Found (Dallas Observer) March 8

Christina Morris, missing for three years, has finally been found (Plano Profile) March 8

Human remains may be woman who vanished in 2014 (New York Post) March 8

UPDATE: Plano PD to release new information on human remains found in Anna (Plano Star Courier) March 8

Plano Police Schedule Press Conference After Remains Found (MSN) March 8

Possible human remains found in field in Anna may be linked to kidnap victim Christina Morris (Dallas Morning News) March 7

Unidentified remains found near search area for missing woman Christina Morris (CBS News) March 7

Christina Morris' family alerted after remains found in Anna (WFAA-TV ABC) March 7

Human remains found in Anna, area where authorities searched for Christina Morris (KDAF-TV CW 33) March 7

Anna Police Investigating Body Found In Wooded Area (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 7

Sheriff's office, Plano PD investigate human remains found in Anna: Area was previously searched for Christina Morris (Plano Star Courier) March 7

City of Plano

Active Shooter Training Participant: 'Nobody Is Immune, We Want To Be Prepared' (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 6

Plano gunman extremely drunk at time of mass shooting (KDFW-TV Fox 4) March 6

Autopsy: Texas Man Was Extremely Drunk When Killing 8 People (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 6

Bad apples force Plano Senior Recreation Center closure (Plano Star Courier) March 5

Muslims in Plano had been building bridges for years, then came a council member's Facebook Post (Texas Standard, KERA) March 5

Plano gunman's alcohol level was 4 times legal limit when he killed 8 at cookout, autopsy shows (Dallas Morning News) March 5

Autopsy: Texas man was extremely drunk when killing 8 people (Associated Press) March 5

Plano shooter's alcohol level was 4 times legal limit, autopsy says (WFAA-TV ABC) March 5

Plano Police Department Hosts Free Active Shooter Training Tuesday Evening (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 5

Toyota Texas Music Revolution 22: Ryan Bingham / Margo Price (GuideLive Dallas Morning News) March 5

More bobcat sightings expected as temps increase (Plano Star Courier) March 5

Cotton Belt marches closer toward reality (Plano Star Courier) March 3

Business/Economic Development

How Legacy West Selects Restaurants in a Competitive Environment (D Magazine) March 8

Economists: Why DFW doesn't deserve Amazon's HQ2 (Dallas Business Journal) March 8

Rent-A-Center eliminates 25 percent of corporate staff in cost-cutting measure (Dallas Business Journal) March 8

Walmart is about to open a technology research center in Plano's Granite Park (Dallas Morning News) March 7

Amazon officials hit Dallas-Fort Worth on tour of HQ2 finalist sites (Dallas Business Journal) March 7

Reimagining the American Mall: Project profiles ( March 7

Ericsson's downsizing means huge Legacy office in Plano up for grabs (Dallas Morning News) March 6

Another step forward for pizza: Order Pizza Hut with these shoes (Dallas Business Journal (March 6)

Shrinking the mall: Inside a developer's plan to save Plano's Collin Creek Mall by tearing part of it down (Community Impact) March 5

Crayola Experience announces Plano opening date at Shops at Willow Bend (Community Impact) March 5

Indulge in breakfast all day at new family-owned diner in Plano (CultureMap Dallas) March 5

JC Penney is still betting on beauty to fuel its turnaround (CNBC) March 4

J.C. Penney says it has cut jobs, offers muted outlook (News Tribune) March 4


Plano ISD Names Lone Finalist For Superintendent (KTVT-TV CBS 11) March 6

Plano ISD board names Sara Bonser as lone finalist for district superintendent (Community Impact) March 6

Plano ISD announces lone superintendent finalist (KDFW-TV Fox 4) March 6

PISD names Bonser as lone superintendent finalist, the first woman superintendent finalist in district history (Plano Star Courier) March 6

Plano Talk

Plano is home, but host takes viewers all over the world in 'Travel Time With Linda Cooper' (Guide Live Dallas Morning News) March 8

Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival (Guide Live Dallas Morning News) March 8

Plano Children's Theatre Presents GODSPELL (Broadway World Dallas) March 8

Final results: 20 Texas primary races with implications for Plano residents (Community Impact) March 7

Church hands out $125,000 to attendees with one simple request: Pay it forward (Fox News) March 6

The 20 cities where Americans work the hardest (MSN, Business Insider) March 5

End is near in bruising, expensive Huffines-Paxton battle (The Texas Tribune) March 5

The Girl with the Green Thumb: Plano gardener talks growth, blogging and future travels (Plano Star Courier) March 4

Plano Profile 

Monthly Cocktail: The Old Fashioned at Urban Rio in Plano (March 8)

Sixty-Three Years: Yvonne and Charles Cole face new challenges hand in hand (March 8)

Stephanie Pope, CFO of Boeing Global Services, shares her secrets to successful leadership (March 8)

St. Patrick's Day at Legacy Hall, Legacy West (March 7)

PISD Interim Superintendent Sara Bonser to remain in place (March 6)

Plano Magazine

Road Trip: Three Weekend Getaways Just an Hour's Drive from Plano (March 6)

Plano 'Pinions: What's your favorite road trip from Plano? (March 6)

Toyota Texas Music Revolution 2018 (March 6)

Foster Care Series: Meet Mercedes Russaw (March 6)

Zaytinya (March 5)

TreeHouse Plano (March 5)