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Tarrant County GOP chairman to step down and spend more time with family
Tarrant County Republicans are about to need a new leader. Current Tarrant County GOP Chairman Tim O’Hare announced he is not seeking re-election to the unpaid post next year, potentially … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 4:57 PM
Developer wins permit for concrete crushing plant near high school, Gateway Park
A Dallas-based developer who for more than a year has wanted to put a permanent concrete crushing plant a mile away from Nolan Catholic High School and a proposed public … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 8:08 PM
Police investigating officer-involved shooting on East Loop 820
Two police officers shot at a man Tuesday evening who charged at them in the middle of East Loop 820 while holding what appeared to be a knife, a police … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 7:19 PM
Woman calls 911 to report she fatally stabbed husband near downtown Fort Worth
Officers found a man dead near downtown Fort Worth on Tuesday afternoon after a woman called 911 to report that she fatally stabbed her husband in the same area, police … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 2:00 PM
Man accused of Fort Worth killing indicted in Plano murder case
A 24-year-old man who faces the death penalty for allegedly raping and strangling a Fort Worth woman in April has been indicted in connection with the capital murder of a … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 2:57 PM
Former Fort Worth drama teacher sentenced to 20 years in prison for child porn
A former Fort Worth high school drama teacher accused of exchanging nude photographs and videos with a 15-year-old boy from Michigan and claiming the teen was his boyfriend was sentenced … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 4:12 PM
Aryan Circle member given 20 years in federal prison for part in meth ring
An Aryan Circle member was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for his role in a meth drug ring. Scott Edward Grigsby, a 44-year-old White Settlement man known by … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 1:24 PM
Fort Worth’s Jefferson Davis Park name change is months away, if at all
The thousands of people who have signed an online petition asking the city to change the name on Jefferson Davis Park in south Fort Worth will have to wait several … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 5:51 PM
Gunman opens fire on three in game room during Fort Worth robbery attempt
A gunman opened fire on three people early Monday during a robbery attempt in a game room, police said. One victim was shot in the abdomen and another was shot … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 10:47 AM
Great American Eclipse? Animals at the zoo could not care less
Eclipse Day was just another day at the office for the bonobos and other residents of the Fort Worth Zoo. The Great American Eclipse of 2017, in which the moon’s … Click to Continue »

POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 6:26 PM

City News

Support Police and Fire Memorial at 5K, mile run
Proceeds help pay for maintenance fees at the memorial on West Seventh Street.

Chapel Creek Boulevard over I-30 closed Aug. 25-27
Chapel Creek Boulevard over Interstate 30 will be closed from 8 p.m. Aug. 25 until the afternoon of Aug. 27 to install a storm drain along the north side of the road.

Check out the progress in Stop Six
The city's neighborhood revitalization program has made major strides. View a new video that shows the positive impact this program is having on Stop Six.

Log Cabin Village closing for maintenance
Log Cabin Village will be closed for routine maintenance Aug. 21-Sept. 4. The popular attraction reopens after the Labor Day holiday.

Reserve your seat for Parade of Lights
Reserved seating along the XTO Energy Parade of Lights is now available for purchase. The parade starts at 6 p.m. Nov. 19 — the Sunday before Thanksgiving — at the intersection of Weatherford and Houston streets.

Andrew 'Doc' Session claims $1,000 prize for summer fitness
The participants at Andrew 'Doc' Session Community Center won first place in Mayor Betsy Price's Summer Challenge. Children enrolled in day camps at Fort Worth community centers joined with FitWorth to participate in the challenge this year.

School's in. Look out for students, parents and drivers!
As kids all across the DFW metroplex kick of the start of the new year next week, MedStar highlights tips from the National Safety Council for kids and parents to help avoid preventable injuries and prepare for any medical emergencies.

Make the most of yard waste by becoming a Master Composter
A Master Composter course is the best way to learn how to recycle food scraps and yard trimmings while enriching your garden. A course runs Sept. 21-23; deadline to register is Sept. 15.

Dickies Arena to host 2020-22 American Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship
Scheduled to open in late 2019, the new arena in the Cultural District will attract teams and fans from 12 universities to Fort Worth. The dates of the championship will be March 12-15, 2020; March 11-14, 2021; and March 10-13, 2022.

Proposed 2018 water and sewer rates announced
The city's growth and maintenance of aging water and wastewater facilities are factors for proposed budget increases.


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