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FORT WORTH, Texas -- Major changes are coming to streets in Fort Worth's West 7th district, turning two-way streets into one-ways to deal with a surge in bar and restaurant traffic. Thousands of people pack the area on weekends, causing problems with congested streets and rowdy crowds. Intersections ...
When Perry Tong opened Pop's Safari Cigar and Fine Wines on Morton Street in 1996, the neighborhood was full of empty fields and vacant buildings. Not anymore. "We've seen radical changes,” Tong said. "Now we're metropolitan Fort Worth. There is no parking. It's all building to building to building.

Attorneys representing Jacqueline Craig, the Fort Worth mother whose arrest went viral in 2016, the city of Fort Worth and the neighbor involved in the incident, earlier this month made an unsuccessful attempt to settle her civil rights lawsuit. According to a court record, a settlement conference was held April ...
A married couple's argument over their tax return escalated to the point that a woman shot the husband, Fort Worth police said. The woman said her husband attacked her first, police spokesman Jimmy Pollozani said, so she shot him. The woman told police that the shooting happened after the man ...
A premier cycling event of elite U.S. cycling brothers George and Rich Hincapie is headed to Fort Worth in 2019. The Gran Fondo Hincapie will feature 15-, 50- and 80-mile courses. The March 30 ride will start and end in the Shops at Clearfork, the residential, shopping and office development on the ...
Police arrested the first of three suspects accused of kidnapping and robbing a Fort Worth couple. Roycameion Willie, 19, was jailed Tuesday on charges of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery, according to a report from Fort Worth police. A police spokesman, Jimmy Pollozani, said Wednesday ...

One suspect has been captured by Fort Worth police in connection with abducting an unidentified couple early Tuesday morning, forcing them to drive to several locations for money and eventually shooting the man in the leg, Fort Worth police say. Fort Worth Police Department spokesman Gezim Pollozani ...
Step back in time to the 16th Century. Register today for a chance to win a family 4-pack to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival. The pack includes: 4 adult admissions, 4 food coupons and 4 beverage coupons. Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Fifteen winners will be selected at random from all ...
A man was critically injured after a shooting at a Fort Worth motel. Fort Worth police were called to the Relax Inn in the 8700 block of the West Freeway at about 11p.m. Saturday. Police said people in one room were involved in a fight and a 36-year-old man was wounded. He was taken to the hospital in ...
It's been 20 years since Amy Robinson's lifeless body was found on a remote road in far east Fort Worth, the victim of two savage killers. Her grandmother wanted her to be remembered instead of her killers, so she started Our Garden of Angels Memorial Park. “Amy was murdered out there,” Carolyn Barker ...
Supporters say the proposed Panther Island project will reinvent Fort Worth's city center, making it a residential and commercial jewel with a picturesque river walk. Opponents say it's a billion-dollar boondoggle, a project that has already eaten up more than $100 million since 2004, with little to show for it ...
One man was critically wounded Saturday night in a motel room during what police say was an argument between several people, police said. Several shots were fired in a room at the Relax Inn, police said. One man suffered gunshot wounds and was listed in critical condition at a local hospital Saturday ...
The crash occurred about 4 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 30 near Beach Street. Details about the accident were not available. On Thursday, a crash involving an 18-wheeler lying on top of several cars left one person dead and six others injured on Interstate 35W in Fort Worth. Parts of the accident scene ...
A story circulating on Facebook and via email of an attempted "grab and go" kidnapping of a woman at Hulen Mall isn't true, say Fort Worth police and a Hulen Mall spokeswoman. The account, which is claimed to have been emailed as a warning to all Fort Worth-area Lockheed Martin employees on ...
Across the country, teachers are adding emergency medic-style training to their skills. Fort Worth will soon be among them. School officials are teaming up with the Fort Worth Professional Firefighters Association and Cook Children's Medical Center to learn lifesaving basics to stop blood loss after a ...
Storms packing hail fired up during the afternoon as a dryline moved across North Texas with numerous severe thunderstorm warnings issued. The National Weather Service had issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. for much of North Texas, including Tarrant, Dallas, Denton, Parker, Wise and Hood ...
Fort Worth police are asking for the public's help in a search for a teenage girl who was last seen the night of Easter Sunday, walking in a northwest Fort Worth neighborhood and wrapped in a polka-dot blanket. Demya Copeland, 13, is described as about 5-foot-7 and weighing 140 pounds, according to a ...

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 ...


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