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After father tied baby in laundry bag, mother posted ‘funny’ picture on Snapchat, cops say

An Oklahoma couple is under arrest after putting their 9-month-old child in a mesh laundry bag, hanging the bag from a door knob and sending out a photo of it … Click to Continue »

'Univision' anchor Jorge Ramos writing book on immigration

A Univision journalist who famously clashed with then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2015 has a book coming out about Trump and immigration. Publisher Vintage Books told The Associated Press … Click to Continue »

NTSB to issue probable cause of El Faro's sinking

Federal accident investigators on Tuesday will determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades that … Click to Continue »

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee dies suddenly at 65

Mayor Ed Lee, who oversaw a technology-driven economic boom in the city that brought with it sky-high housing prices, died suddenly early Tuesday at age 65. A statement from the … Click to Continue »

Princes William, Harry set for 'Last Jedi' London premiere

Princes William and Harry are due on the red carpet for the European premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," in which the royal siblings reportedly make a cameo appearance. … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Deadline for 2018 primary ballot: Monday. Here’s who is already in the race

The primary ballots in Texas are shaping up, but candidates still have until the end of the day Monday to file for a spot. Here’s a look at the candidates … Click to Continue »

‘Duck Dynasty’ relative, ex-NBC 5 anchorman vying to be Tarrant County tax official

The trickle-down effect of U.S. Rep. Joe Barton’s decision amid a sex scandal to not seek another term has led to an interesting race — for Tarrant County tax assessor-collector. … Click to Continue »

$3 ride-shares start this week in Arlington’s entertainment district

With a couple of quick taps on a smartphone, most Arlington residents can now catch a ride on Via, a ride-share program that officials are hoping will at least provide … Click to Continue »

62 vehicles seized in odometer fraud investigation of Arlington used car dealership

At least 62 vehicles have been seized by state and local authorities as part of an investigation of odometer fraud at an Arlington used car dealership, an Arlington detective said. … Click to Continue »

Messages on bathroom stalls, mirrors inspire girls at Mansfield school

Often, all it takes is a word or two of encouragement to brighten someone’s day. Matthew Brown, principal of Donna Shepard Intermediate School, has applied this philosophy to his school, … Click to Continue »

Who’s the best bet for Barton’s seat? Wright has name recognition, but watch a former Navy pilot

Ron Wright of Arlington has waited years for a chance at Congress, and suddenly, it only took one nude pic. As Rep. Joe Barton’s successor-in-waiting, Wright has been biding his … Click to Continue »

He gave them what they wanted then got shot twice anyway

A man is recovering at an area hospital and two brothers are in jail, suspects in an armed robbery and attempted capital murder, police said. The victim, 23, went to … Click to Continue »

Arlington school put on lockdown after nearby fatal shooting, police say

An Arlington elementary school was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a nearby fatal shooting, police said. The shooting happened about 2 p.m. in the 2300 block of Cypress Creek … Click to Continue »

You no longer have to go to Frisco for cult favorite furniture store

In less than two weeks, you won’t have to drive as far for Swedish meatballs and flat-pack furniture. Ikea, the popular retailer, will open its Grand Prairie store on Dec. … Click to Continue »

State Sen. Brian Birdwell joins the call for Joe Barton to step down

Another Republican state senator on Thursday joined the call for U.S. Rep. Joe Barton to not seek re-election after a nude photo of him ended up online and a series … Click to Continue »

Biz News
Tiny town has big dining buzz, as its mostly local restaurant row just keeps growing

Eight years after the Texas Legislature named Roanoke “The Unique Dining Capital of Texas,” the small town continues to live up to that name, attracting more new one-of-a-kind restaurants. Though … Click to Continue »

Holiday flights stressing you out? Travelers to DFW can rest easy at airport suites

Minute Suites, a company that offers travelers a place to nap, grab a hot shower or work on a business proposal while waiting for their flights, got top honors recently … Click to Continue »

AC Hotel, a brand popular in Europe, gets key incentive to build in downtown Fort Worth

Construction on the $68.5 million, 16-story AC Hotel on Main Street in downtown Fort Worth will begin mid-2018, the developer said Wednesday after a special taxing district approved a $4.1 … Click to Continue »

Bell’s known for helicopters, but now comes this handy little flying machine

The drone that delivers a package to your doorstep may someday be built by Bell Helicopter. The Fort Worth-based aviation giant is moving aggressively into the autonomous vehicle business and … Click to Continue »

Legendary investor Warren Buffett is nearing retirement. Will this Fort Worth guy replace him?

A man with strong Fort Worth ties has often been mentioned as an heir apparent to Warren Buffett, the legendary investor who runs the diversified holding company Berkshire Hathaway. But … Click to Continue »

Dello Russo promoted at AngMar Retail

Joey Dello Russo has been promoted to Vice President of Operations for AngMar Retail Group in Mansfield. Dello Russo previously served as Director of Operations for Marksmen Firearms & Outfitters, … Click to Continue »

Former Range Resources exec expands Permian Basin holdings

Chisholm Energy Holdings, a Fort Worth startup, is expanding its holdings in the Permian’s New Mexico Delaware Basin. Chisholm is buying an undisclosed amount of undeveloped acreage from Resource Rock … Click to Continue »

Westlake residents didn’t think their leaders would stand up to developers. They were wrong

A town known for its wealthy and famous residents has tapped the brakes on a housing development some longtime home owners worried would ruin one of the area’s few designated … Click to Continue »

FedEx still hiring to make sure Christmas dreams come true

Still need a little cash for the holidays? Well, let FedEx deliver for you. The Memphis carrier is filling 2,300 positions it planned to hire for the holiday season in … Click to Continue »

Lockheed Martin gives early Christmas presents to hundreds

Jerome Bates is admittedly a happy camper. Bates moved to Fort Worth on Friday after quitting his job as a tool and die coater in Lansing, Mich., and was offered … Click to Continue »