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Grapevine police are looking for a suspected thief who stole items from more than 40 apartment storage units during last week’s extreme weather. At about 2 a.m. last Friday, the suspected thief was caught on surveillance video breaking into a storage unit at the StoneLedge Apartments, located at 401 Boyd Drive near Great Wolf Lodge. …

Grapevine PD: Thief took advantage of winter storm to break into storage units Grapevine police are looking for a thief who took advantage of the power outages and water shutoffs from last week’s storm. GRAPEVINE, Texas – Grapevine police are looking for a thief who took advantage of the power outages and water shutoffs from …

Many school districts are heading back to classes on Monday morning after being out due to winter weather, but not all of them are heading back in-person, some are doing virtual learning instead if even just for today. Broken Arrow, Union, Wagoner, Sapulpa, Skiatook, Stillwater, Tahlequah, Webber’s Falls, Oolagah, Owasso, Nowata, Bixby, and Central school …

An estimated 10 million Texans were waking up without safe drinking water Monday as state officials sought to ramp up bottled water distribution and calm residents whose electricity bills have spiked after a severe winter storm battered the state. Boil-water notices were lifted for about 5 million of the 14.9 million people who were told …

Here are the latest COVID-19 updates, closures and postponements in Central Texas for Sunday, Feb. 21. AUSTIN, Texas — KVUE is keeping you updated with the latest coronavirus and COVID-19 news in the Austin area. Scroll down for the top headlines and latest updates in KVUE’s Feb. 21 live blog. Texas: More than 2.2 million cases …

47 deaths — and counting By Reis Thebault, Paulina Firozi and Brittany Shammas The Texas power grid failure that left millions without power during the week of Feb. 15 prompted calls for a system more resilient to extreme weather. (The Washington Post) The cold has killed the young and the old. It has claimed lives …

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Winter weather can create challenges for skincare. The frigid temperatures may cause existing conditions to worsen or create new problems for those with sensitive skin. Dr. Mohiba Tareen is a board certified dermatologist and the founder and medical director of Tareen Dermatology in Roseville. She said excessive use of sanitizers and masks …

Politicians and power industry officials are blaming each other for the state’s outages, but they are not yet able to say how long this will last. Texas has its own power grid, which is managed by state and semi-private entities. Those same groups are now playing the blame game, trying to find how the state …

Julia Maschmann, a Wylie dispatcher, has slept four straight days at the office to deal with record-number calls and because she has no power or water at home. WYLIE, Texas — The number of service calls in North Texas that first responders have gone on and dispatchers have received have far outpaced any other event …

Texas family builds outdoor ice rink during record winter storm A family took advantage of freezing conditions in Hurst, Texas, and built an outdoor ice rink on February 16. HURST, Texas – One Texas family decided to make the most out of a very cold and unexpected winter storm and built an outdoor skating rink. …