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Minneapolis officer charged in shooting of Australian woman

A Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Australian woman in July was booked into jail Tuesday on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Officer Mohamed Noor … Click to Continue »

New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital shifted their attention Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded on a conveyor belt … Click to Continue »

Your info is vulnerable on Facebook. Here's how to control some of it.

Recent allegations that Cambridge Analytica used Facebook data to influence voters while consulting on President Trump’s 2016 campaign raises questions about who has access to your personal information. The things … Click to Continue »

Airline gives man the wrong dog after sending his puppy to 4 other states, he says

An 8-week-old puppy headed to his new home in Idaho was mistakenly flown thousands of miles around the country, landing in at least four other states before reaching his destination, … Click to Continue »

During driving exam, he made her watch porn videos of himself. Now she’s suing Iowa

A woman forced to look at pornographic photos of the man giving her a driving exam in Ankeny, Iowa, has sued the Iowa Department of Transportation. In the case dating … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Project could create traffic mess in downtown Arlington for next two years

The latest step to transform downtown Arlington will also be a painful one. On Monday, a Dallas contractor officially started work on the two-year, $26.1 million project to rebuild Abram … Click to Continue »

Meet the post-millennials who want adults to make Texas schools safer

Anika Shah wasn't born in April 1999 when two teens attacked Columbine High School in Colorado killing 13 people and instilling fear in a nation that wondered if children are … Click to Continue »

Arlington police investigate drowning death of missing senior citizen

Arlington police are investigating the drowning death of a 67-year-old man who had been reported missing on March 12. Merlin Butler was found by police at about 5 p.m. Thursday … Click to Continue »

Take a look at the proposed $10 million Arlington esports venue

The city of Arlington is proposing a $10 million renovation of the Arlington Convention Center, to transform it into an esports venue. The 100,000 square-foot Esports Stadium would hold up to 2,000 spectators and be the first of its kind in Texas. … Click to Continue »

Not familiar with eSports? New $10 million Arlington facility could change that

The city of Arlington and its voters have contributed more than $800 million in recent years to build cutting-edge stadiums for the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. Now, the city … Click to Continue »

'I feel cheated': Lead vote-getter in Tarrant County race contemplates recount

After three ballots that had been locked away since the March 7 Democratic primary were counted Tuesday, Frieda Porter was no closer to an outright win in the Justice of … Click to Continue »

What new (sorta) sport is coming to Arlington?

Already home to the Dallas Cowboys,Texas Rangers and Six Flags over Texas, among other attractions, Arlington has scheduled a Wednesday morning press conference to announce an "esports venture." City officials … Click to Continue »

Free sunglasses for taking a hearing test? DFW businessmen guilty in $16.7 million scam

A father and son from Dallas have been convicted of bilking Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas of more than $16.7 million in a healthcare scheme from their offices in … Click to Continue »

Man facing murder, arson and assault charges in deadly rampage across Grand Prairie

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the death of one victim, the beating of another and intentionally setting a house fire. Bill Son Nguyen, 47, was in custody … Click to Continue »

While trying to sell a phone he heard gunfire. Two Arlington Martin students arrested

A man with a phone to sell told police he got nervous while waiting for the arrival of whom he believed to be the buyer. The seller and a person … Click to Continue »

Biz News
Dairy Queen ice cream cones are free on Tuesday, and here's a map to find yours

Dairy Queen is kicking off spring by offering up something sweet and free. You don't even need a coupon to get a small vanilla cone today — the first day … Click to Continue »

The Pier 1 Imports Building in downtown Fort Worth is for sale – again

The 20-story glass structure known as the Pier 1 Imports Building in downtown Fort Worth is on the market — again. The building at the northwest corner of downtown, with … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth police-fire complex "a bit of a mess"

In May, Fort Worth residents will go to the polls to vote on a $399.5 million bond package that includes money for streets, sidewalks, community centers and parks. The City … Click to Continue »

This Fort Worth quarry will be transformed with hotels, a beach and even a Ferris wheel

A rock quarry can scar otherwise-pristine land, but there are beautiful examples around the world of these old mining pits being repurposed as nature parks, recreational areas and tourist attractions. … Click to Continue »

R.I.P., Toys R Us and childhood magic

When I was about 4 or 5, I discovered the Sears Wish Book. I'd sit at the kitchen table and page through all of the amazing toys that Mom Mom … Click to Continue »

Do you wish helicopters were quieter? Check out this new Airbus model

Grand Prairie's Airbus Helicopters is showing off its new H160 aircraft to the FAA and prospective customers. The company offered demonstration rides to selected potential buyers during the week, and … Click to Continue »

Sundance West's signature red brick is coming off

Sundance West, the luxury apartment built 25 years ago during a renaissance of downtown Fort Worth and for many years home to billionaire Ed Bass, is getting a new facade. … Click to Continue »

Need a job? The Texas Department of Transportation is hiring

Lots of job openings have popped up at the Texas Department of Transportation and, in an effort to fill them, the state agency is holding a hiring fair. The event … Click to Continue »

Star-Telegram names Wichita editor as its newsroom leader

A man with an extensive journalism background in Kansas and Tennessee was announced Thursday as the Star-Telegram's new editor. Steve Coffman, current editor of the Wichita Eagle and, will … Click to Continue »

Planned hotel in Waterside development causes flap with nearby Riverhills residents

The Fort Worth Zoning Commission dealt a potential setback Wednesday to the developers of Waterside, voting to recommend denial of the first hotel planned for the $170 million residential and … Click to Continue »