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Standard & Poor's cuts China credit rating, citing debt

The Standard & Poor's rating agency has cut China's credit rating, citing the country's rising debt load. S&P's announcement Thursday followed a similar move by Moody's, another global rating agency, … Click to Continue »

A train was coming. The school bus driver tried to race it across the tracks, students say

A school bus driver in Mobile, Ala. has been suspended after students said she tried to cross a train track as a train approached. A student told NBC 15 that … Click to Continue »

She snuck out and took a Lyft to her boyfriend. But her ride home ended in disaster, police say

Her family didn’t even realized that she had left the house. But when they woke up, Karenine Saint Louis, a 13-year-old honor student in south Florida, was dead. “Our heart … Click to Continue »

‘We will find our island destroyed.’ Hurricane Maria’s rampage demolishes Puerto Rico

Sleepless Puerto Ricans awoke Wednesday knowing to expect a thrashing from the most ferocious storm to strike the island in at least 85 years. They met nightfall confronting the ruin … Click to Continue »

‘Whites Only' stickers placed on multiple, multiethnic restaurants

St. Louis business owners were shocked to find "Whites Only" stickers pasted onto their restaurants Tuesday morning. "I was hit with a nasty surprise," Qayum Mohammed, owner of Sameem, an … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Arlington police seek suspect in fatal shooting, ask public’s help

Police are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting that may have been spurred by an argument. The man has been identified as Leonard Byrd, 41, who lived in … Click to Continue »

‘Tee it up b----!’ is elected official’s response in heated debate over firefighters

Ever since he was elected in 2012, City Councilman Charlie Parker has never been afraid to speak his mind. But last week, Parker resorted to name-calling and foul language on … Click to Continue »

Katrina evacuee, Arlington volunteer are working to help Harvey victims

Teresa Dunham closely monitored the track of Hurricane Harvey as it approached the Texas coast last month, and began to make plans. It was 12 years ago that the north … Click to Continue »

Tired of mowing your lawn? This phone app may help

The fall season officially arrives Friday but, as North Texans know all too well, the summer heat often keeps our grass growing well into October. For those who are tired … Click to Continue »

Some Tarrant County Republicans vote no confidence in Texas House Speaker Joe Straus

Some Tarrant County Republicans this week expressed a lack of confidence in Texas House Speaker Joe Straus. Straus, who plans to seek a record sixth term as speaker in 2019, … Click to Continue »

Questions arise about Democrats hoping to defeat GOP Sen. Konni Burton

The race for many Texas House and Senate seats won’t fire up until next year, or at least until filing formally begins Nov. 11. But already, questions are being raised … Click to Continue »

Police release suspect sketch in Arlington killing

Police released a composite sketch Friday of a suspect in the killing of a 34-year-old man at an Arlington apartment complex earlier this month. Lucio Ramirez-Jauregui died about 12:10 a.m. … Click to Continue »

Attention gearheads: Summit Racing is close to opening in Arlington

On Sept. 29, the flag will finally drop on a store gearheads have been waiting for months to check out. Summit Racing Equipment’s new superstore will finally open in southeast … Click to Continue »

Did you get ripped off when gas prices soared during Harvey? You’re not alone

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing three Texas companies he believes were involved in price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. One of them, Bains Brothers, owns Texaco … Click to Continue »

Two people stabbed, at least one fatally, a few blocks apart in Arlington

A woman in her 40s was fatally stabbed Monday night as police were investigating an earlier stabbing call a few blocks away. Arlington police said officers were responding to a … Click to Continue »

Biz News
Another grocer, German discounter Lidl, gets OK for area store

The grocery war in Northeast Tarrant County is heating up again with Lidl announcing plans for a store in the southern end of Colleyville. The German discount grocer received zoning … Click to Continue »

There’s another hotel planned for Texas 121 near Glade Parks in Euless

Another hotel is planned near the expanding Glade Parks development on Texas 121 in Euless. Developer Amish Patel wants to build a four-story, 85-room La Quinta del Sol hotel along … Click to Continue »

Academy, Starbucks and At Home confirmed for Shops at Broad

Mansfield will finally get a dedicated sporting goods store at the Shops at Broad as the city confirmed new tenants for the mixed-use project. Academy Sports & Outdoors and Plano-based … Click to Continue »

Cheers, spirits lovers! Liquor stores are pouring into this area of town

Apparently there was a lot of bottled-up demand for hard liquor sales in far north Fort Worth. At least eight liquor stores have opened in Tarrant County Justice of the … Click to Continue »

American will match those cheap fares from discount airlines, CEO says

American Airlines Group will “absolutely, positively” match discount fares from low-cost rivals, Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker said, signaling no end in sight for a price war that has knocked … Click to Continue »

What to do with your Toys ‘R’ Us gift card?

Toys ‘R’ Us said Tuesday it is filing for bankruptcy protection and trying to restructure its debt, so what does that mean for your Toys ‘R’ Us gift card? First … Click to Continue »

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence … Click to Continue »

Flying soon? Your airplane seat may have been made in Fort Worth

Here’s something to think about the next time you fly: Your airplane seat may have been made at Alliance Airport. Recaro, a German seat manufacturer, turns out 30,000 seats a … Click to Continue »

Tired of mowing your lawn? This phone app may help

The fall season officially arrives Friday but, as North Texans know all too well, the summer heat often keeps our grass growing well into October. For those who are tired … Click to Continue »

If Boeing beats out Lockheed for jet contract, it means jobs in North Texas

Triumph Group could add hundreds of jobs at its factory in Red Oak if Boeing wins the contract for a new U.S. Air Force trainer jet. On Friday, Boeing announced … Click to Continue »