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Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

Pennsylvania's high court imposed a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Analysts see more parity in congressional map

The Latest on Pennsylvania's congressional gerrymandering case (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Independent analysts say Pennsylvania's new court-ordered map of congressional districts should improve Democratic prospects but the map still … Click to Continue »

School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Lindsey Vonn takes final downhill practice run

The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Lindsey Vonn used the final practice run before Wednesday's Pyeongchang Olympic downhill to test different racing lines on the … Click to Continue »

Asian shares mostly lower after US holiday, await Fed notes

Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday after a U.S. holiday and attention turned to the U.S. Federal Reserve. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.3 percent in early trading … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Why the Arlington ISD's new career and technical center is being called a 'game-changer'

After years of planning, dreaming and finally budgeting for a bond package, Arlington school administrators finally have been able to put a big bow on the new Dan Dipert Career … Click to Continue »

She was driving and talking on the phone with her husband. That may be why she died

A Grand Prairie woman died Saturday night, four days after being involved in a traffic collision during which she was talking on her cellphone, police say. Adriana Medina-Munoz, 25, was … Click to Continue »

Why do the Republicans who want to replace Joe Barton in Congress keep talking about him?

For the first time in three decades, voters in the 6th Congressional District won't see Joe Barton's name on the ballot this year. And that's just fine with nearly a … Click to Continue »

Does Joe Barton's departure open the door for Democrats in Congressional District 6?

There may be no better time for a Democrat to run for the 6th Congressional District. Last year, as longtime U.S. Rep. Joe Barton announced he wouldn't seek re-election — … Click to Continue »

Arlington landfill is getting a facelift and could someday include hiking trails

From the highest point at the Arlington landfill, the vista is stunningly surprising. Similar to a view from the giant orange Oil Derrick at Six Flags, the skylines of both … Click to Continue »

Check out the latest comic book supervillain ride as it moves into Six Flags

Another diabolical supervillain is moving in at Six Flags. This year, the new ride at Six Flags Over Texas isn't a roller coaster, but that doesn't mean it's a walk … Click to Continue »

Shooting in Arlington: Teen told police he bought the gun from another teen

A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition after a co-worker shot her as she sat in the front passenger seat of a car Thursday night. Arlington police arrested two more … Click to Continue »

Homebuilder facing $1.5M fine for clearing too many trees from forest for development

In one of the most egregious violations of Fort Worth's tree preservation ordinance since it was enacted in 2009, Arlington-based D.R. Horton, the nation’s largest homebuilder, faces a nearly $1.5 … Click to Continue »

Arlington voices support for high-speed rail but won't join a transportation authority – yet

With mounting pressure to commit to a high-speed rail line between Dallas and Fort Worth, city officials said they are exploring forming a local government corporation with the other cities … Click to Continue »

Arlington voices support for high-speed rail but won't join a transportation authority – yet

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Biz News
H-E-B Grocery buys Favor delivery service

The H-E-B retail chain, including Central Market, has acquired Austin-based Favor Delivery, an app-based delivery service for restaurant meals and groceries, the company announced Thursday. Favor operates in more than … Click to Continue »

Making a decent wage? It still might not be enough to buy a home in Dallas-Fort Worth

Patti Sue Kirkey makes decent money with periodic raises, as a project manager for a mortgage company. But her salary no longer provides the means necessary to keep living in … Click to Continue »

Homebuilder facing $1.5M fine for clearing too many trees from forest for development

In one of the most egregious violations of Fort Worth's tree preservation ordinance since it was enacted in 2009, Arlington-based D.R. Horton, the nation’s largest homebuilder, faces a nearly $1.5 … Click to Continue »

Store that famously fights 'plumber's butt' is opening stores in Arlington and Denton

The "Buck Naked Nation" is about to arrive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Duluth Trading Company, known for its clever advertising that touts the comfort of its buck naked underwear … Click to Continue »

Medical marijuana oil: Should it be legal for more Texans?

The first deliveries have been made; the first dispensary has opened. Now the question is how much the business of cannabis oil — a non-psychoactive form of medical marijuana — … Click to Continue »

Does wine taste better at 30,000 feet? American Airlines wants to find out

Many travelers believe a glass of wine tastes better at 30,000 feet, in part because of the dry climate of an airplane cabin. Now, American Airlines wants to take that … Click to Continue »

Trump infrastructure plan could lead to more toll roads on interstates

Could motorists soon be asked to pay even more tolls on interstate highways? The answer appears to be yes, based on an early reading of President Donald Trump's far-reaching infrastructure … Click to Continue »

Asian shares lifted by Wall Street rally, China leads gains

Asian shares tracked an overnight rally on Wall Street, with China leading Tuesday's gains. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.0 percent to 21,595.81 and South Korea's Kospi rose 1.5 … Click to Continue »

Need a raise to buy a home?

New homes are in high demand in far north Fort Worth, although wages in Dallas-Fort Worth aren't increasing as quickly as the cost of either buying or renting a home. … Click to Continue »

Why is I-35W so crowded? Maybe because 50,000 people work in Alliance corridor

A decade ago, Mike Berry couldn’t fathom having 50,000 people working in the AllianceTexas development in the north Fort Worth area. The first shops at Alliance Town Center were opening. … Click to Continue »