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Cops had a van towed — but a 4-year-old was inside and spent a freezing night alone

Officials say a 4-year-old girl spent a lonely night in the back of an impounded van after it was towed and left with her inside, Fox 6 reported. It was … Click to Continue »

Israeli defense minister resigns over Gaza cease-fire deal

Israel's defense minister abruptly resigned Wednesday in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about … Click to Continue »

‘Build that wall.’ Trump-inspired building blocks includes figurine of the president

It makes a great Christmas gift. That’s part of a Conservative company’s sales pitch for its new toy — MAGA building blocks. The Lego-like product, marketed by Keep and Bear, … Click to Continue »

Long hidden, Marie Antoinette’s jewels go up for auction

Diamond and pearl earrings, pearl necklaces, a giant pearl pendant and other jewelry once belonging to ill-fated French queen Marie Antoinette are set to go on auction in Geneva, showcasing … Click to Continue »

Farmer had abandoned tree picked for White House Christmas

The farmer who raised the Christmas tree destined for the White House this year says the Fraser fir "got the last laugh" after he "basically abandoned it." Larry Smith told … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Hipster hotel in Arlington? Popular millennial brand might join entertainment district

The entertainment district that includes Six Flags over Texas, AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park is surrounded by many chain hotels and motels found all across the United States. But … Click to Continue »

Man accused in ex-girlfriend’s death takes plea deal rather than finish second trial

A man facing a life sentence if convicted of murder by a jury agreed to a sentence of 35 years in prison during the trial Monday. Viet Nguyen, who was … Click to Continue »

Firefighters across Texas, including DFW, are heading to California

Firefighters from across Texas are heading to California to help fight three major wildfires that have killed at least 31 people and destroyed more than 6,700 structures. About 200 firefighters … Click to Continue »

Man stops to help stranded person and ends up at Arlington hospital, robbed and shot

Officers are investigating a shooting Friday involving a man who stopped to help someone who was stranded, and was robbed in return. Dallas police officers responded to a shooting call … Click to Continue »

Arlington Police’s 10 Most Wanted Criminals, November 7

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 »

Arlington teen arrested after posting Snapchat video threatening school

An unidentified teenage boy is in custody, facing a felony charge of making terroristic threat after posting a Snapchat video of a gun being taken from a blazer worn by … Click to Continue »

Judge orders Grapevine to quit banning short term rentals

A state district judge ordered Grapevine to stop enforcing its ban on short term rentals after several property owners sued the city in October. On Wednesday, state district judge Mike … Click to Continue »

Major traffic alert! A 3-mile stretch of Interstate 30 will be closed all weekend

A huge freeway closure is coming to Arlington this weekend. Three miles of Interstate 30 from Collins Street to the President George Bush Turnpike will be closed so crews can … Click to Continue »

Need a passport? New office opens in Arlington

A new passport office has been opened at the Tarrant County subcourthouse in Arlington, Tarrant County Clerk Mary Louise Garcia said in a news release. The new office at 700 … Click to Continue »

Pipe bomb threat at Texas mosque investigated by FBI, police

Police and FBI were still searching Wednesday for a man who threatened to blow up a mosque in Arlington over the weekend. No bomb was found after the report came … Click to Continue »

Biz News
Flight attendant sues American Airlines, says she was dragged down aisle mid-flight

A flight attendant filed a lawsuit against American Airlines on Friday, claiming the airline failed to act after she said she was assaulted during a flight. Kathy Ida Wolfe said … Click to Continue »

American Airlines flight attendants to picket in show of ‘extreme dissatisfaction’

American Airline flight attendants will picket multiple airports, including DFW, on Sunday to protest what they say are oppressive work schedules. The protest, organized by the Association of Professional Flight … Click to Continue »

What would you do if more than 500 perfectly good bicycles fell into your lap?

Remember all those bicycles — roughly 20,000 of them — that littered Dallas streets and sidewalks before that city cracked down on its fledgling bike-sharing program? Well, more than 500 … Click to Continue »

Hipster hotel in Arlington? Popular millennial brand might join entertainment district

The entertainment district that includes Six Flags over Texas, AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park is surrounded by many chain hotels and motels found all across the United States. But … Click to Continue »

Amazon’s second headquarters won’t be anywhere close to North Texas

Amazon’s second headquarters won’t be anywhere close to North Texas, the online retail giant announced Tuesday. Dallas-Fort Worth was in the running for the new facility and the estimated 50,000 … Click to Continue »

Sen. Cornyn: Panther Island project needs to focus on flood control

Texas Sen. John Cornyn added his name Friday to the list of leaders who believe the Panther Island project needs to focus on flood control in order to meet muster … Click to Continue »

Soon, this airline will let you board early if you’re allergic to nuts

American Airlines will soon allow passengers with peanut allergies to board early. The policy, going into effect Dec. 12, is to allow such passengers a few minutes to wipe down … Click to Continue »

More restaurants for Christmas! Fort Worth food hall sets a December opening date

Christmas is coming early to Crockett Row in Fort Worth’s West 7th area. The long-awaited, 16,000-square-foot Foodhall at Crockett Row, managed by Hospitality Alliance, reportedly will be ready to welcome … Click to Continue »

Review of $1.16 billion Panther Island project is happening. But when?

A review of Panther Island, the $1.16 billion flood control and economic development project in downtown Fort Worth, will be done some time in the coming year, but the scope … Click to Continue »

Follow those tamales: a Fort Worth shop is moving to Parker County

Locally owned Mariposa’s Latin Kitchen, a mother-and-daughter shop that began as a tamale caterer and expanded to a restaurant, has ended dining service in Fort Worth in favor of catering … Click to Continue »