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St. Patrick's Day Celebrations in Dallas-Fort Worth. Thousands attend parade and festivities in Dallas. By Courtney Gilmore, Noelle Walker and Lexie Houghtaling. Published at 4:47 AM CDT on Mar 16, 2018 | Updated at 6:48 PM CDT on Mar 17, 2018 ...
Implosion Imminent For Once Prominent Fort Worth High Rise. By Allie ... At 8 a.m. Sunday morning a Dallas Demolition crew in a parking lot about 100 feet away from Fort Worth's Westchester Plaza will push the button to set off nearly 300 pounds of dynamite installed throughout the now skeleton frame.
A lawsuit filed in Tarrant County district court accuses two Fort Worth police officers of a "clearly racially motivated attack" on a 21-year-old black man while working private security at a hospital. The lawsuit, filed in November by Henry Newson, describes a Nov. 5, 2016, incident at Texas Health Harris ...
It will cost $125,000 to remove the existing base and stairs at Oak Lawn Park, the green space formerly known as Lee Park. Zapata and Jennifer Scripps, director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, said there's a chance the Fort Worth museum or some private donors might help offset the costs of the statue's ...
FORT WORTH - Whatever the play of neurons and chemicals involved, music can pack an emotional -- even physical --wallop. That's how it was for me Friday night at Bass Performance Hall, in the FORT WORTH Symphony Orchestra's performance of Benjamin Britten's Serenade for tenor, horn and strings.

Fort Worth's $101.5 million police and fire training complex is tops in the nation, but nearly three years after opening, city leaders are learning that it is not making money, despite assurances that it would generate hundreds of thousands of dollars. In fact, Fort Worth taxpayers have been subsidizing the ...
The 2018 theme of Nevertheless She Persisted can also be the story of a business owner in Fort Worth. Elyse Dickerson is the CEO and co-founder of a very successful start up. Her journey started four years ago when she was laid off. The woman who focused on entrepreneurship in school went on to start ...
The development would go just north of Loop 820, between Saginaw and Meacham Airport, and neighbors have mixed feelings about the change in the landscape. On the northern edge of Fort Worth, you'll find a clear view of downtown, birds swimming in a small lake, and neighbors happy with the status ...
After two town halls, more than 40 community outreach meetings and comments from over 900 citizens, the City of Fort Worth Task Force on Race & Culture is now in its seventh month of operation since its members were appointed in August 2017. The committee of 23 Fort Worth residents has been ...
A Fort Worth police officer is facing criminal charges stemming in part from a Nov. 5, 2016, incident in which he allegedly used excessive force against a possible suspect. Jon Preston Romer Jr. subjected Henry Newson to mistreatment, arrest, and search and seizure that was unlawful because Romer ...
A rock quarry can scar otherwise-pristine land, but there are beautiful examples around the world of these old mining pits being re-purposed as nature parks, recreational areas and tourist attractions. And now, Fort Worth residents soon will have a recycled quarry of their own. A project known as Quarry ...
Weary of his legal battle with the city of Fort Worth, the owner of a Las Vegas Trail apartment complex plagued by crime says he will sell the property. The owner, John Baker, 56, of Arlington, agreed to terms of a temporary injunction with the city of Fort Worth this week. "No, we're not going to be long-term ...
With South By Southwest in full swing, Fort Worth is using the music, fun and even a flying taxi to put on a high-stakes showcase. Fort Worth knows it must remake its image and attract big business, or risk becoming a suburb stuck in Dallas' shadow. Late last year, city leaders put a plan in place to attract five ...
The letter is the result of ongoing discussions between district officials and Fort Worth police about how to better protect schools, Bond said. They have met every Friday since the tragedy in Florida and plan to present the superintendent and police chief with new school safety ideas, Bond said.
As a seventh grader in 2014, Ansun won his regional spelling bee and then he won the Scripps National Spelling bee. His trophy is proudly displayed at their family home in Fort Worth. "I got to share this with my co-champion, but in the end we got our separate trophies," Ansun said while proudly holding ...
They litter the ground and sidewalks along Lemmon Avenue and Mockingbird Lane and they've been unceremoniously dumped in random places, like an empty lot east of downtown or abandoned near the West Fork of the Trinity River. Estimates say there are somewhere between 18,000 and 20,000 ...

Parents, you can assist the Fort Worth ISD, our local police, and perhaps even your own child by discussing this important message within your family. This matter has become such a problem that it is not out of line to suggest you be well aware of your child's social media contacts and conversations.
FORT WORTH, Texas - A natural gas leak shut down Vickery Road in FORT WORTH Friday morning. The Fort Worth Fire Department said the leak in on Vickery Boulevard near Brunswick Street was detected around 3 a.m. The road was shut down in both directions. Atmos crews worked all morning to repair ...
On Monday, the Star-Telegram published a story about two female DACA recipients in Fort Worth who have been waiting for a solution to the program that the Trump administration rescinded in September. Readers posed several questions through emails and the comments section about undocumented ...
The naked assailant responsible for last fall's attack on a female jogger on the Trinity Trails is still at large, and on Friday Fort Worth police renewed their call for the public's help in identifying him. police re-released a composite sketch of the attacker, who was described as 16 to 19 years old at the time of ...
Put to use in earnest in the past five years along dozens of Fort Worth streets, roundabouts continue to evoke great passion in neighborhoods that fear they're coming. But once they're in, residents say they've worked. Rusty Fuller, president of the North Fort Worth Alliance, a group of more than two dozen ...
Three people are critically injured after a head-on crash in Fort Worth near the E. Lancaster Avenue and Boswell Drive, Fort Worth Fire Department officials said. (Published Thursday, March 8, 2018). Three people are critically injured after a head-on crash in Fort Worth near the E. Lancaster Avenue and Boswell Drive, Fort ...
"I'm going to be shocked because it didn't really hit me 'til today that I was actually meeting Michelle Obama," said Green, one of nine students from the Young Women's Leadership Academy in Fort Worth who will be attending. "It's a once in a lifetime opportunity to me," said Green. While Green and the ...
It's going to take two May 22 runoff elections -- one for Republicans and another for Democrats -- to determine which candidates will claim their party's nomination and move forward in the battle to represent the 6th Congressional District. Republican Tarrant County Tax Assessor Collector Ron Wright held ...
One lane of Interstate 20 in South Fort Worth has reopened after being closed for several hours Wednesday when a tanker truck rolled over east of ... According to Fort Worth police, at about 10 a.m. a tanker hauling salt water flipped on its side and caught fire in the westbound lanes of the interstate ...
TEXRail will be a 27-mile passenger train with stops in downtown Fort Worth, Richland Hills, Grapevine and Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. The train is now scheduled to start service the first week of 2019, said Paul Ballard, president and CEO of Trinity Metro and TEXRail. The Grapevine Main station and Hotel ...
A Fort Worth woman ordered an accomplice to shoot a man during a robbery attempt in a motel room Saturday morning because he was not cooperating, according to an arrest warrant. Within seconds, Corey Brown, 37, was fatally shot in the head. The 24-year-old woman, Cassandra Guzman Garcia, then ...
Smoking inside Fort Worth bars will soon be a thing of the past. On Monday, the city's smoking ordinance goes into effect banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors. City parks could be next on the list. The Fort Worth City Council discussed a possible ordinance to ban smoking in city parks on Tuesday.
The co-owner of a Fort Worth distillery has resigned after screenshots of threatening Facebook messages he allegedly sent surfaced on social media, a distillery spokeswoman said. Trinity River Distillery announced Monday afternoon that former co-owner Ben Alexander was no longer affiliated with the ...
Fort Worth city council could vote on a measure that would revolutionize recycling in the city. The city hopes to use grant money that would fund a number of projects, including equipment that would recycle Styrofoam and create an option to sell it. Frisco is currently the only city in North Texas making money ...
Nygul Anderson, 19, and Albert Gonzalez, 18, were each convicted of one count of a conspiracy to use an interstate facility to commit a travel act violation, according to a news release from the U.S. attorney's office. The two men each face a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
An Arlington man was struck and killed early Saturday while walking along Northeast Loop 820 in Fort Worth, police say. Lauren Hanohano(Facebook). Lauren Hanohano. (Facebook). Lauren Hanohano, 27, was struck on the westbound freeway near Blue Mound Road about 5 a.m., records show. He was ...
A statement from the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau, now known as Visit Fort Worth , announced the fare-free rides took effect Thursday. Visitors and residents using the green trolley-style bus, for the past six months, had to pay $2 per ride or $5 for a daylong pass. Some riders complained about ...
Police are investigating the death of a man who was found Saturday morning at a motel with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Police documents show dispatchers received the shooting call shortly before 7:50 a.m.. When officers arrived at the Motel 6, located in the 900 block of East Northside Drive, they ...
The parents of Ernest Eulice Morrison IV feared their son would shoot himself or someone else, and they tried desperately to stop him. Their son is a 24-year-old Navy veteran who liked guns -- who owned guns -- and who heard voices and suffered from other mental illnesses. His behavior had shifted ...
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 1-year-old Lubbock boy who died while visiting his father in Fort Worth. Jayden Ledesma was pronounced dead at Cook Children's Medical Center at 12:44 p.m. Tuesday, two days after being admitted to the hospital with serious injuries. Sgt. Rachel ...
The evacuation of a neighborhood in northwest Dallas after an explosion that killed a 12-year-old girl is prompting other cities to more closely examine their aging infrastructure. "Atmos has ongoing projects in Fort Worth to identify and replace older gas lines throughout the city and prevent potential leaks," ...
On a street booming with apartment construction, Mitchell Bailey's two-story house is an increasingly rare symbol of what life used to be like in one of Fort Worth's oldest neighborhoods. The street is Samuels Avenue, a short walk northeast of downtown Fort Worth. Bailey is the proud new owner of a very old ...
Now the folks at New York City-based Thrillist have perhaps unwittingly dealt us a back-handed compliment: apparently, Fort Worth is the most underrated city in Texas. Try telling your sweetie his or her looks are "underrated" and see what happens.
Tourism is big business and in an effort to capture all it can, the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau has changed its name and is now known as Visit Fort Worth. "We are in this remarkable time in Fort Worth's history," said Bob Jameson, president and CEO of Visit Fort Worth. "We want people to visit ...
Brick roadways could soon get a bit smoother if Fort Worth City Council votes to approve $389,715 for brick pavement rehabilitation. The project would remove and replace portions of failed brick pavement at five locations. The locations in line for work are: E. 2nd Street from Main Street to Calhoun Street ...
Calling Fort Worth a city full of dreams and opportunities, Mayor Betsy Price said Tuesday that the hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers awaiting word on their legal status deserve a solution. In her seventh State of the City address since being elected mayor, Price called on the city's business and ...
It's on this score that Dallas might want to stand alone, because Fort Worth is draggin' it down. This month, a report revealed which cities had the most college-educated millennials and how they compared in the Amazon contest. Dallas-Fort Worth ranked 47th among the top 100 metros nationwide.
Fort Worth police are investigating a hit-and-run that killed a 74-year-old man crossing Interstate 35W on a motorized scooter early Saturday. The crash occurred just after 2:30 a.m. on the South Highway's northbound access road near Rosedale Street, Fort Worth police officer Daniel Segura said.
Patti Sue Kirkey makes decent money with periodic raises, as a project manager for a mortgage company. But her salary no longer provides the means necessary to keep living in Fort Worth's historic Fairmount neighborhood. Unable to find a home for under $200,000 in Fairmount, Kirkey has instead ...
A 31-year-old Fort Worth man was in custody Monday, accused of killing another man during an argument, police said. police did not release any details about the argument. Jail records identified the suspect as Adan Zaragoza. He was booked into the Fort Worth Jail about 11 p.m. Sunday. Bail had not ...
William Breeze, 35, was found shot in the chest Sunday evening in the 3500 block of Pinto Trail, just a block from his west Fort Worth home. He died just after 6 p.m. at Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office has not released its ruling on the cause and ...
The sleet and freezing rain that moved through Dallas and Fort Worth Sunday morning is moving into East Texas. A system of light sleet and freezing rain developed over Stephenville and near Mineral wells, and moved into the Dallas Fort Worth area mid-morning Sunday.
The joy of turning the key and opening the door for the first time to your first home is special. It's even more special when more than four dozen relatives, friends and community members come to see you do it. "It's way more than a blessing," said Misty Ewing, 31, a former U.S. Army specialist. Misty and ...


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