Listen live
Download the
BizTalk Arlington App
National News
Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in Italy

One survivor of the Genoa bridge collapse was in his car as it plunged 45 meters (150 feet) to the ground along with falling sections of highway and concrete. He … Click to Continue »

Beaker, is that you up there? NASA image has people meeping about a Martian Muppet

So you thought Martians were little green men? Maybe they have wild orange hair and go “meep.” A NASA image of the surface of Mars this week has some people … Click to Continue »

Bear tries to walk into Connecticut liquor store

CCTV footage captured the moment a bear attempted to wander into Crazy Bruce Liquor store in Bristol, Connecticut on August 13. It can be seen prowling the sidewalk before heading to the door. … Click to Continue »

She lost a contact lens playing badminton. Doctors found it in her eye 28 years later

A painful lump just above a 42-year-old woman’s left eye was actually a hard contact lens the woman was sure she’d simply lost — almost three decades earlier. That’s according … Click to Continue »

This dance team’s photos with a police vehicle ‘crossed the line,’ Illinois superintendent says

Photos surfaced on social media Wednesday from what school Superintendent Jim Greenwald called a Granite City High School dance team “community outreach event” with police. It’s safe to say the … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Arlington resident claims victory in standoff over term limits

Zack Maxwell, who led the petition drive in Arlington for strong, retroactive term limits for council members, said the city's alternate proposition "was done to deliberately create confusion." … Click to Continue »

This bank provides priceless furniture donations to help needy families feel at home

Ruth White and her family believe there is more to a home than simply having a roof over your head. The problem for some, however, is once money is saved … Click to Continue »

Judge kills Arlington’s alternative term limit proposal. Some citizens claim victory.

A judge has issued a temporary restraining order removing the city’s term limits proposition from the ballot less than 24 hours after the City Council placed it on the Nov. … Click to Continue »

Other U.S. cities are about to learn something from Arlington police and teens

The U.S. Justice Department is using a film featuring the Arlington Police Department as a resource for police departments across the country. The Justice Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services (C.O.P.S.) … Click to Continue »

Term limits may be coming to Arlington, but how severe? Voters get two choices Nov. 6.

Faced with a citizen-led petition that could force five members out of office in two years, the City Council struck back Tuesday with its own term limit proposition that extends … Click to Continue »

Tornadoes, flash flooding possible in DFW, National Weather Service says

A hazardous weather outlook has been issued for much of North Texas and the National Weather Service in Fort Worth says there is a low threat of tornadoes in the … Click to Continue »

Let’s be honest: We needed the rain, Dallas-Fort Worth. But will it stay wet?

Cloudy skies and wet roads have been the norm in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex for the past several days bringing welcome relief from scorching temperatures and extreme drought in July. … Click to Continue »

How will the state grade your school district? Here’s what to expect with A-F ratings

The beginning of a new academic year can be hectic, but this year, school districts start classes as they await their first official report cards under a new accountability system … Click to Continue »

Will your kid’s school be safer this fall? Here’s what educators did after mass shootings

When Aledo and Joshua students head back to class, they’ll find police officers on their campus full time. Weatherford students will know that some teachers and school employees likely are … Click to Continue »

Arlington police arrest man suspected of trying to run over motorcycle officer

A suspect who crashed into a police officer’s motorcycle was arrested Saturday. Motorcycle officer J. Jamerson said he had to jump out of the way of a moving vehicle to … Click to Continue »

Biz News
There’s curbside chaos at DFW Airport — thanks in part to the surge of Uber and Lyft

Dallas-Fort Worth Airport is experiencing curbside chaos outside its passenger terminals, with too many cars jockeying for limited space as motorists try to pick up arriving air travelers who need … Click to Continue »

California investment group snaps up iconic downtown Fort Worth landmark

The Pier 1 Imports Building, a 20-story glass tower on the edge of downtown, was purchased Wednesday by a California investment group keen on Texas high rises. The purchase is … Click to Continue »

Can retail be rescued? Why so many U.S. stores are closing

Stores that have been staples of the American shopping tradition for decades are closing in large numbers. Take a closer look at the reasons why it’s so hard for retailers to stay open. … Click to Continue »

BBQ favorite expanding to new home near Texas Motor Speedway

The bustling 407 BBQ, which began in a single-wide trailer, will expand again to a new restaurant location across Interstate 35W, pitmaster Bryan McLarty said Tuesday. Eats Beat Podcast Embed … Click to Continue »

This could be the next hot urban village, but right now it’s a muddy mess

Despite its name, Race Street at the moment is a place where no one is going anywhere fast. The planned urban village two miles east of downtown Fort Worth is … Click to Continue »

Rodeo Goat adding another DFW location. It’s not in Tarrant, but it’s close

Rodeo Goat, the burger joint that helped change the face of Fort Worth’s burger scene when it opened in the West 7th area in 2012, and then added a Dallas … Click to Continue »

Why this old-school shopping center may be demolished. Who’s fighting to save it?

The rumors have been flying about the future of the historic Westcliff Shopping Center. Fears of stealth dorms and losing beloved establishments have had residents in the surrounding neighborhoods swapping … Click to Continue »

California tacos, Texas barbecue among restaurants opening

Restaurant openings are coming fast and furious in mid-August, with more expected this week: It’s the first full week for Texas Live! restaurants, new in Arlington at 1650 E. Randol … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth coffee bar to open third location. This one will have cocktails

Around this time last year, it was not always easy to tell that Fort Worth’s Foundry District was a district, despite all the colorful warehouse-style buildings that were populating the … Click to Continue »

A ‘Lost’ restaurant that’s been a hit in Mansfield is going to find its way to Keller

In February 2018, Lost Cajun opened a location in Mansfield. It’s been well-reviewed on social media and in the Star-Telegram, where contributor Malcolm Mayhew mentioned that expansion is planned, including … Click to Continue »