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Russia-sponsored troll networks still operating, targeting America

The number of networks of Russian-sponsored trolls spreading propaganda to the United States and Europe may number in the hundreds, including the one team drawing wide attention for blitzing American … Click to Continue »

California fires cause $1B in damages, burn 7,000 buildings

The wildfires that have devastated California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities raised the number of homes and other … Click to Continue »

Applying for a job? If it’s past 10 a.m., you’re better off waiting, study says

Here’s a quick hint for job seekers from the career site Talentworks – don’t sleep on those applications. Or, rather don’t sleep in. The site analyzed 1,610 job applications and … Click to Continue »

Sewer waters rose around him for days. He ate snakes and crickets to survive, he says

Lying at the bottom of a manhole, deep in the bowels of Houston, Texas’s sewer system, Jason Courtney curled up in the fetal position — worrying for days on end … Click to Continue »

Meet Ines Rau, Playboy’s first-ever transgender Playmate

Playboy continues to push boundaries, even after Hugh Hefner, the magazine’s iconic but complicated founder, died last month. The latest example? Meet Ines Rau. Rau, 26, is Playboy’s first transgender … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Slain victim raised gun at security guard, bar manager says

The killing of a 25-year-old Arlington man outside a bar off I-30 on Sunday stemmed from an altercation and shooting earlier at another spot down the road, the bar manager … Click to Continue »

One dead, one injured in shooting at Arlington bar

A shooting early Sunday at a sports and billiards bar left a 25-year-old man dead and another man hospitalized, and police are seeking the public’s help locating possible suspects. Officers … Click to Continue »

Here’s why the sky was so smoky near Arlington Thursday

If you noticed the sky was extra hazy Thursday, particularly near Arlington and Grand Prairie, it was likely from a controlled burn in the Midlothian area, officials said. Arlington firefighters … Click to Continue »

Arlington pedestrian killed by suspected drunken driver on Interstate 20

A 42-year-old woman standing near disabled vehicles on Interstate 20 was killed early Thursday when a truck crashed into the vehicles, police said. Police arrested the driver of the truck, … Click to Continue »

Caretaker arrested, accused in kidnapping of elderly Irving woman

A 49-year-old caretaker who had been on the run from authorities since she was accused of kidnapping an 85-year-old woman and stabbing her was in custody Thursday, police said. Lesia … Click to Continue »

Arlington police arrest barricaded suspect with outstanding warrants

A man with outstanding arrest warrants who barricaded himself inside a residence near Randol Mill Park surrendered to authorities on Wednesday. Police said officers responded to a parking violation call … Click to Continue »

It’s prime time for high school marching bands in Texas

Eleven area high school marching bands played their hearts out Tuesday, as the annual competition season gets underway. This year, marching bands from 1A, 2A, 3A and 5A high schools … Click to Continue »

It’s ‘a very important piece of history’ for DFW. What the owner plans to do with it

To reach the oldest Anglo settlement in Tarrant County, you must first drive through one of it newest developments. The 2,000-acre Viridian community in north Arlington is a bustling place, … Click to Continue »

Arlington police started a road rage crackdown in June. Here are the results so far

Officers have continued to crack down on aggressive driving in Arlington, issuing more than 1,000 citations and making 15 arrests since June as part of weekly stings on city highways. … Click to Continue »

Victim identified in fatal Arlington parking lot shooting

A man who died early Sunday from what police believe was a gunshot wound has been identified as Danquawn Thompson of Arlington, according to the Tarrant County website Monday. Thompson, … Click to Continue »

Biz News
Will this video persuade Amazon to build HQ2 in North Texas?

Touting the region’s diversity, pro-business climate, access to research facilities and even the prevalence of delicious tacos, leaders from the Fort Worth and Dallas chambers of commerce on Thursday unveiled … Click to Continue »

DFW makes its pitch for Amazon HQ2. Is your city in play?

Leaders across North Texas said Wednesday that a proposal to lure Seattle-based Amazon to the Dallas-Fort Worth region was ready to go and would be submitted well ahead of Thursday’s … Click to Continue »

Which North Texans made the cut on latest Forbes list of richest Americans?

Alice Walton, the daughter of the late Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, remains the wealthiest person in Texas with an estimated net worth of $38.2 billion, according to the annual ranking … Click to Continue »

Armour Hotel planned for former meatpacking site in the Historic Stockyards

Three years after buying the property, a Fort Worth Stockyards development group is planning a $21 million, 120-room hotel called the Armour Hotel and has asked the city for an … Click to Continue »

What does Trump’s repeal of environmental rules mean for Texas?

Last week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the agency will seek to repeal the Clean Power Plan — President Barack Obama’s signature effort to combat climate change. … Click to Continue »

Like Facebook in Fort Worth? More data centers are on the way

Facebook is attracting some friends to Fort Worth. Just months after welcoming a massive Facebook data center to the AllianceTexas development in far north Fort Worth, the developer Hillwood has … Click to Continue »

Citing ‘Trump Slump’ on gun sales, North Richland Hills store shuts down

When it opened just 10 months ago, Total Shooting Sports was billed as one-stop shopping for the gun enthusiast. But on Thursday, the North Richland Hills gun store and indoor … Click to Continue »

Why was a Women’s March activist booted off an American Airlines flight?

A co-leader of the Women’s March movement who was booted off an American Airlines flight over the weekend demanded an official apology from the airline Tuesday and said the pilot … Click to Continue »

$80,000 for a pickup? How trucks are becoming the new luxury vehicle

Heated and cooled seats. Backup cameras. Panoramic glass roofs. Not exactly what springs to mind when you think of a pickup. But that’s what American truck buyers increasingly want, spending … Click to Continue »

Southwest Airlines sets course to launch flights to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines is finally going to start flying to Hawaii, and a top executive says ticket prices will get cheaper. Flights to the state will begin next year or in … Click to Continue »