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Minister's 'vile' tweets trashing Palo Alto as a 'den of hate' cost him his job

On his public Twitter account, the Rev. Gregory Stevens vented his frustrations with Palo Alto and senior citizens who "always fall asleep" at his church. Stevens called the California city, … Click to Continue »

This university bike rack looks like 'CRAP,' some say. But they have it all backward.

The four letters making up the stands of the new, student-built bike rack at the University of Kansas can be read two ways — but only one was intentional. The … Click to Continue »

Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

Syria's military on Monday captured an enclave in southern Damascus from Islamic State militants following a ruinous monthlong battle, bringing the entire capital and its far-flung suburbs under full government … Click to Continue »

Couple using NY courts to get 30-year-old son to move, but he found a legal loop hole

In a legal move reminiscent of a TV sitcom plot, two frustrated parents in upstate New York have turned to the courts to boot their 30-year-old son out of their … Click to Continue »

Pastor: Mental illness drove man to ram car into his family

A North Carolina businessman suffering from severe mental illness left a meal with his family, got into his sport utility vehicle and then drove at high speed into the restaurant, … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
He got pulled over on his birthday. It went downhill from there

Roderic Smith didn't have a very happy 27th birthday. He was pulled over on Saturday in the 4100 block of South Cooper Street in Arlington on suspicion of driving without … Click to Continue »

Arlington man beaten, left unconscious after suspects break into RV

A man was left unconscious after three suspects attacked him Sunday night during a robbery in a parked recreational vehicle, police said. After the attack, the man managed to call … Click to Continue »

Authorities identify motorist killed in Arlington crash

A motorist killed late Friday in a traffic crash has been identified as an Arlington man, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's website on Sunday. The victim was Omar … Click to Continue »

Motorcyclist dies from injuries suffered in Bedford highway wreck

An Arlington motorcyclist has died from injuries he suffered in a wreck on Airport Freeway, police said Sunday. No other injuries were reported in the crash which occurred shortly after … Click to Continue »

One man killed, three others injured in east Arlington crash

Police are investigating a wreck that left one man dead and three others injured late Friday. The wreck occurred about 11:10 p.m. in the 2100 block of East Park Row … Click to Continue »

Third election in three months? Yep, but the one Tuesday could be the most important

Did you know there's an election Tuesday? Many don't, even though election officials have worked to spread the word that May 22 is the state's primary runoff election. At stake … Click to Continue »

Arlington Police's 10 Most Wanted Criminals, May 16

Arlington Police are looking for these 10 fugitives. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest. Call 817-469-8477. … Click to Continue »

Fiery Grand Prairie crash on 360 Tollway damaged road but repairs to be finished soon

Repairs are expected to be completed next week on the Texas 360 Tollway which was damaged by a fiery crash on Tuesday. The crash was caused by the driver of … Click to Continue »

Transgender lesson in health class causing a stir at one Fort Worth campus

A sexuality lesson is creating controversy in Fort Worth schools because it includes discussion on transgender, sexual orientation and sexual identity — as part of the district's sixth-grade health curriculum. … Click to Continue »

A prank call leads to police converging on this family's home with guns drawn

Arlington police scrambled more than a dozen officers to the home of an Arlington family last month after a 911 call claiming to be from the same address reported a … Click to Continue »

Biz News
A Denton fave is bringing its Latin American street food to Keller

In one of the more under-the-radar food events to come along in a while, Boca 31, a popular Latin street food restaurant in Denton, is adding a location in Keller … Click to Continue »

Orange barrel alert! Huge lane closures coming to Airport Freeway

Motorists may want to avoid Texas 183 — also known as Airport Freeway — this weekend in Euless and Irving. Contractors working on the massive, $847 million Midtown Express project … Click to Continue »

Oil and gas company owned by prominent Fort Worth family files for bankruptcy

Enduro Resource Partners, an oil and natural gas exploration company founded in 2010 by the prominent Fort Worth father-and-son team Jon Brumley and Jonny Brumley, has filed for bankruptcy reorganization … Click to Continue »

Housing surge sparks debate in Mansfield one year after school bond passes

Just as the Mansfield school district prepares to start construction on three new schools, developers propose thousands of single-family homes plus hundreds of townhomes and duplexes in the city. The … Click to Continue »

The Justin Boots family has gone from stitching footwear to stitching wounds

A family known for stitching boots is now turning its attention to stitching wounds. A week after announcing a massive, $300 million expansion of its Fort Worth hospital, Texas Health … Click to Continue »

That new TCU hotel? Here's what it will look like

The developer of a planned hotel on the TCU campus says the structure will open in spring 2020, with 150 rooms, a rooftop bar and a 4,000-square-foot ballroom. Campus Hotel … Click to Continue »

XTO tells Texas Workforce Commission 1,200 jobs will be moved to Houston by July 1

XTO Energy, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil since 2010, recently told the Texas Workforce Commission that 1,200 employees will be gone from its downtown Fort Worth headquarters and moved to near … Click to Continue »

You can fly DFW to Europe for $99, but don't let these low-fare rules ruin the trip

Dallas Fort Worth Airport travelers may be delighted to know that in some instances, it's now cheaper to fly to Iceland than to El Paso. A new era of low-fare … Click to Continue »

No more emotional support goats — or growling dogs — allowed, American Airlines says

No more insects, goats or hedgehogs that some passengers claim are "emotional support" animals will be allowed on American Airlines flights. Neither will support dogs that growl at, jump on … Click to Continue »

An IKEA furniture store should be under construction in Fort Worth. What happened?

When IKEA officials and Fort Worth leaders announced in February 2017 that one of the iconic Swedish furniture stores would be built in the thriving far north part of the … Click to Continue »