Garland is a suburb of Dallas, but the city is the 10th most populated city in Texas and 86th in the U.S. Garland Power & Light is a not-for-profit public utility service that is locally controlled by its citizens. Garland resident Mike Judge, creator of well-known cartoons as Beavis and Butt-Head and King of the Hill, based the fictional setting of Arlen for King of the Hill on Garland.
Local Newspapers: Dallas Morning News, Dallas Observer Courier
Local Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys (NFL), Texas Rangers (MLB), Dallas Mavericks (NBA), Dallas Stars (NHL), FC Dallas (MLS)
Local Colleges: State UniversityDallas Baptist University, Texas Woman's University, Paul Quinn College, University of North Texas at Dallas
Zip Codes associated with garland, texas: 75040, 75041, 75042, 75043, 75044, 75048, 75228, 75243
Towns/Cities near garland, texas : Richardson, University Park, Lake Highlands
This undated booking photo provided by the Dallas County Jail shows Alicia Carroll. Carroll has been charged with leaving her 7-year-old daughter to sleep overnight in a dumpster outside a spa in Dallas, police said.Garland mother charged after girl left in trash bin near spa
Employees at King Spa & Waterpark on Royal Lane near Interstate 35E said Alicia Carroll of Garland arrived at the 24-hour spa with her daughter, a friend and a boyfriend about 5:15 p.m. Saturday. After spa workers learned they had brought a bottle of liquor, they were told to leave, Dallas police Maj.Police: Woman left young daughter alone outside Dallas spa
Dallas police say a woman has been arrested after leaving her 7-year-old daughter to spend the night alone outside a spa. Alicia Carroll of Garland faces a charge of abandoning and endangering a child.Dallas Manager Uses Her Master's Degree To Manage The Business
Delores Elder Jones is the office manager at Dependable Care Health Service in Garland, Texas. She oversees the day-to-day operations, which includes patient intake, compiling documents in compliance with Medicare rules and regulations.Mesquite may follow Garland, Rowlett in catching up on street repairs
Mesquite will probably become the next city in eastern Dallas County to take a more aggressive approach to fixing aging streets. Garland increased its annual commitment to streets in January, then put an additional $29.2 million in projects in motion when it approved its capital improvements program last month.Stray pit bull mothers newborn kitten
Pitty, the pit bull, and the kitten were discovered earlier this month on the side of the road by a veterinarian technician in Garland, Texas. "The dog is sweet and loves the kitten, but her milk is drying up," Mercy Animal Clinic wrote on their Facebook page .Garland Police Arrest Man After Chase, Wreck
After a brief chase, Garland police say they arrested 39-year-old Charles Cottrill and charged him with evading arrest, possession of drugs and unlawful carrying of a weapon. Garland police said an officer tried to stop the motorcycle driver, 39-year-old Charles Cottrill, for a traffic violation just after 1 a.m. near Jupiter Road and Interstate 635.Fee-line the love! Stray pit bull adopts KITTEN after losing litter of her own
The unlikely pair were discovered in a roadside ditch on March 17 and taken to the Mercy Animal Clinic in Garland, Texas The unlikely pair were discovered in a roadside ditch on March 17 and taken to the Mercy Animal Clinic in Garland, Texas. Loving licks: A stray pit bull has taken a tiny kitten under her paw after getting separated from her own litter Nicknamed Pittie and Kitty, Dr. Rick Hamlin admitted he was amazed how easy-going the pit bull was, even allowing him to handle the kitten.House budget green-lights driver's license megacenter in Collin County
Collin County would snag the state's seventh - and the Dallas-Fort Worth region's third - sleek, large, automated driver's license office under the state budget approved by a House panel Tuesday. Over the next two years, the Department of Public Safety would add only one new "mega center" similar to those it opened just over two years ago in Garland and far east Fort Worth.Garland boy arrested in friend's shooting death
A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in the death of a friend who was found dead with a gunshot wound in late February at a Garland home. Garland boy arrested in friend's shooting death A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in the death of a friend who was found dead with a gunshot wound in late February at a Garland home.Boy, 12, Arrested in Fatal Shooting: Garland PD
A 12-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a teen that was initially considered a possible suicide, police say. Garland police and paramedics responded to a medical emergency call in the 3900 block of Plymouth Drive at about 6 p.m. Feb. 26. When they arrived, they found 13-year-old Matthew Cisneros dead from an apparent gunshot wound and a gun on the ground beside him.Boy, 12, charged with manslaughter in Garland boy's death in February
Garland police have taken a 12-year-old boy into custody after the death of a 13-year-old boy in February was ruled a homicide. Matthew Cisneros, 13, was found fatally shot Feb. 26 at a home in the 3900 block of Plymouth Drive.Police: Texas Man Killed Mother's Live-In Boyfriend During Fight
Police in the Dallas suburb of Garland say a 31-year-old man called them after shooting his mother's 65-year-old live-in boyfriend to death during a fight. Police say that an argument between the men then turned into a physical altercation, during which Robic pulled a pistol he was carrying and shot Keech.Fatal gunfire at Garland residence
Fatal gunfire at Garland residence Department spokesman Joe Harn said the incident happened in the 5200 block of Welbeck Court Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1CaCRz1 Department spokesman Joe Harn said the incident happened in the 5200 block of Welbeck Court, just north of Interstate 30 and east of Roan Road.Texas House committee considers stripping toll company of eminent domain power
Fallout continues from the public outcry over the Texas Turnpike Corp.'s attempt to build a rural toll road from Garland to Greenville, as House lawmakers on Thursday considered two bills that could effectively shut down the company. One bill by Rep. Cindy Burkett, R-Garland, would strip the private toll company of its ability to use eminent domain.Garland lawmaker moves to make birth dates confidential under Texas Public Information Act
State Rep. Cindy Burkett, R-Garland, speaks to the crowd at a rally for Mental Health Advocacy Day on the south steps of the Texas Capitol in Austin in 2013. Burkett has filed a bill that would make birth dates confidential under the Texas Public Information Act.Houston named one of America's best-run cities, but survey doesn't look at potholes
Opinions on how well the city of Houston is run by its government may vary depending on your political leanings, but according to a new study done by WalletHub , the Bayou City ranks as one of the best-run cities in the entire United States. On a list that included 65 of the most populated U.S. cities, Houston comes in at No.
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