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Tarrant County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 1,809,034. It is the third-most populous County in Texas and the sixteenth-most populous in the United States. Its county seat is Fort Worth. Tarrant County, one of 26 counties created out of the Peters Colony, was established in 1849. The county is named in honor of General Edward H. Tarrant of the Republic of Texas militia.

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"I will not support holding up your registration because of the red lights," said Rick Barnes, a former Keller councilman who is one of the candidates hoping to win the GOP's nomination for Tarrant County tax-assessor collector. "Not only do I not agree with the process, the people do not agree with the ...
Tarrant County, Texas (CBS11) - Tarrant County public health officials say the flu cases they've recorded this month are already three times the amount of December. One of the hardest hit areas in the county is near Kennedale in the 76140 and 76028 zip codes. Community Med Urgent Care is near ...

Allegations of Forgery in Tarrant County Judge Race. Challenger claims incumbent justice of the peace faked voter signatures. Published at 6:23 PM CST on Jan 9, 2018 ...
Authorities said Nesi was one of 16 people in Tarrant County killed by their intimate partners in 2016 alone. In 2017, it was just as bad. More than 30 people have died in the past two years in Tarrant County at the hands of their intimate partners. Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a subset of domestic ...
The Tarrant County Republican Party said it is investigating an allegation that Russell Casey, Precinct 3 Justice of the peace, submitted fake signatures to get on the ballot in the March primary. "As soon as I saw those signatures you could see it was just fraud," said Lenny Lopez, one of Casey's challengers ...
The IRS ruled only property taxes that have already been assessed can be written off federal taxes. Therefore, since Tarrant County will not send tax assessments until October, those prepayments cannot be written off 2017 federal taxes. Tarrant County is offering to refund those prepayments.

Homeowners who tried to prepay their 2018 property taxes to avoid a financial hit from the pre-Christmas federal tax overhaul -- only to be rejected by the IRS -- can now get their money back. Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright said Thursday that his office would begin issuing refunds to ...
Fort Worth -- The comment came in casual conversation, when a female officer who worked at a Tarrant County jail asked her boss what he did on weekends. The reply was jolting, when Cpl. Christopher Minor allegedly told the woman, his subordinate, that "I sit in my bed all weekend and jack off.".
Tammie Hughes is the new chief of the investigative division for the Tarrant County district attorney's office. Hughes, who started Tuesday, is an experienced administrator who retired at the end of 2017 from the Dallas police Department. She is the first woman and first African-American ever hired for the ...
Tarrant County Justice of the peace Russell Casey hopes a fellow judge will kick his Republican challengers off the ballot. Casey, who presides over JP Precinct 3, filed a lawsuit this week against Tarrant County Republican Party Chair Tim O'Hare, claiming his challengers shouldn't be allowed to stay on ...
The baby girl was born at 12:38 a.m. on New Year's Day and her birth appears to be the first of 2018 at a major hospital in Tarrant County. She was born at Medical City Arlington, ahead of her Jan. 7 due date. Her parents declined to comment, but shared photos of Fernanda. First babies are identified by ...
Early in 2017 a team began to take a look at child abuse in Tarrant County, which led us to the Las Vegas Trail neighborhood. Deanna Boyd, Diane Smith, Lee Williams and others invested significant time in the child abuse project. reporter Jeff Caplan was tasked with exploring Las Vegas Trail and knew ...
Reports of the flu in Tarrant County are as high as they've been since 2014 -- and the worst of it might be yet to come. Flu season should peak over the next two weeks, said Russ Jones, chief epidemiologist at Tarrant County public health. Statewide, reported hospital visits due to flu-like illnesses ...
Tarrant County tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright said that according to a legal opinion he received Thursday from the Tarrant County district attorney's office, payments based on an estimated 2018 tax bill will not qualify for the deduction. Last week, county officials decided to allow property owners to ...
The Tarrant County Homeless Coalition is looking for volunteers to help with its annual census. The coalition is asking for 500 volunteers to help ensure each homeless person is counted on January 25 starting at 6 p.m. The count includes those living on the streets, encampments and in vehicles. Volunteer ...
That is, until last week, when dozens of inmates belted out holiday tunes many of us have known since childhood. "We had other people who stopped and were just in amazement," said Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn. "People that started coming out of businesses singing with them." Sheriff Waybourn ...
They may not be Pentatonix, but they don't lack the enthusiasm when it comes to singing "O Come, All Ye Faithful." Inmates in the Tarrant County Jail belted out Christmas carols from the upper floor of the jail in downtown Fort Worth at lunch hour in the days leading up to Christmas as passers-by looked up ...

Tarrant County property owners may prepay their 2018 property taxes through the end of the year to take advantage of deductions that won't be allowed under the new federal tax bill. County officials made the decision Friday morning, after dozens of local property owners called county offices asking to pay ...
A recently retired Dallas police assistant chief will lead the Tarrant County district attorney's investigative division, officials announced on Wednesday. Tammie Hughes worked at the Dallas police Department for 33 years and rose quickly in Chief David Brown's command staff before retiring at the end of ...
Tarrant County Man Dies After Tire He Was Inflating Explodes. By Noelle Walker. Published at 9:46 PM CST on Dec 26, 2017 | Updated at 4:24 AM CST on Dec 27, 2017 ...
The towering cranes across North Texas and steady stream of concrete and dirt trucks on our roads are signs the building boom continues unabated in Tarrant County. From American Airlines headquarters in Fort Worth to the new Charles Schwab campus in Westlake, major construction projects show no ...
People in the Tarrant County town of Lakeside have been told to boil drinking water as a precaution after a water main broke, officials announced Wednesday. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality alerted public water officials that children, seniors and people with weakened immune system ...
A 25-year-old man was fatally stabbed Monday night in a fight that reportedly started at a bar in southern Tarrant County, authorities said. Jeffrey Hathcock died of a stab wound to his chest at 9:52 p.m., according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's office. Sheriff deputies were called about 9:20 p.m. to ...
Tarrant County District Clerk Tom Wilder on Monday will ask judges to help his office discover the litigants' real names when initials or aliases are used to hide identities in a lawsuit. While Wilder's office will not reject any filings, he has told deputies processing initial petitions that if they can't identify parties ...
The series of strangers confronting children in northeast Tarrant County began on the evening of Nov. 28 in Haltom City, when an unknown man tried to take a 2-year-old boy as he stood by his father on Janrue Court. Hector Alvarez told the Star-Telegram he had been taking out the trash and his son had ...
Now is the perfect time to shine a light on the public body that tells property owners in Tarrant County how much they have to pay in taxes. Every year we seem to be reporting on delays or errors at the Tarrant County Appraisal District (TAD). During the next few weeks public officials will decide who sits on ...
A former prosecutor has sued Tarrant County, alleging she was passed over for several promotions in the district attorney's office because she is black, but the district attorney's office says the woman's claims were dismissed by a federal agency in September. Tulani Washington, who worked in the ...
Southlake Carroll's David Faltys -- Tarrant County's highest paid school superintendent -- earns a base salary of $338,488.82, which is more than twice ... which has more than 8,000 students, educators said there are several reasons why Faltys is paid more than any other Tarrant County superintendent.
This midsized city is not often mentioned as a player in the game of growth and development, but that's about to change. The rapid growth in Northeast Tarrant County has crept into Haltom City, and construction soon will start on two hotels, luxury apartments, a subdivision and restaurants. While growth has ...
Tarrant County's top tax man resigned from his position Thursday to run for Joe Barton's seat in Congress. The move by tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright makes for even more interest in what is expected to be a fierce, high-dollar fight for the 6th Congressional district seat. The district includes most of ...
No cases have been filed in Tarrant County under a 2-year-old state law that made "revenge porn" illegal, but more than 130 cases have been filed under two similar laws since 2009, according to the district attorney's office. Revenge porn -- when someone posts sexually explicit photos and videos of an ex ...
One day after a group of local Republicans met privately with U.S. Rep. Joe Barton about a nude photo of him that ended up online -- and his political future -- a number of Tarrant County Republicans are calling on the longtime congressman to not seek re-election. "Since Mr. Barton's highly-publicized ...
Find inspiration for festive decorating as neighborhoods across the area roll out the welcome mat and let visitors unwrap the gift of a glimpse ...
While most of Tarrant County's tax bills were sent out as scheduled in October, anything sent out over the next few days is not considered late.
The Arlington police Department made a major milestone in the quest to keep drunken drivers off the roads. (Published Wednesday, Nov.
But a CBS11 investigation found some Tarrant County precinct 8 deputy constables sometimes working private security jobs at the same time ...
... a tourism Mecca as well as economic development opportunities. The trails would run along all 90 miles of the Trinity River in Tarrant County.
In Tarrant County, an estimated one in three women will become a victim of Domestic Violence. The national average is one in four.
Tarrant County District Clerk Tom Wilder is taking steps to end the decades-long practice of allowing lawsuits to be filed with initials, aliases ...
... voters of Fort Worth for approving the largest bond in the history of Tarrant County for our children, students, employees and this city's future.".
In doing so, Dallas and Tarrant County became the second and third counties to join the legal fight. In late September, Upshur County located ...
Billy Williams, 22, of Decatur died at a local hospital, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's website. An off-duty officer in a ...
Here's a look at how issues on the Tarrant County ballot were faring late Tuesday evening, according to unofficial, incomplete election results.
"We need people to come out and to vote," said Stephen Vickers, Tarrant County's elections administrator. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 ...
A Tarrant County Sheriff's deputy was taken to the hospital Thursday morning after crashing into a ditch and rolling his patrol vehicle.
And in Tarrant County, voters from nearly a dozen communities will face issues ranging from the $750 million proposed bond package for the ...
Tarrant County has one of the highest rates of Domestic Violence in the state. Now the District Attorney's office is joining with the police ...
Tarrant County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the home on Saturday, after a shooting in progress was reported. When deputies ...
Tarrant County ranks among the highest rates of domestic violence in the state. Last year, 16 of those cases ended in murder, 13 already this ...
Less than one percent of Tarrant County's estimated 1.1 million registered voters have voted early in person for the Nov. 7 elections, which ...


 

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