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Nazis forced SC man’s Jewish grandfather to sell art. Dutch won’t give it back, suit says

Two Jewish brothers in the Netherlands sold works of art at steep discounts to Nazi officials, some in exchange for helping relatives escape the occupation. But now, a lawsuit filed … Click to Continue »

What in the world did the ‘Laverne & Shirley’ theme song mean? Five things to know

No doubt you will be hearing the “Laverne & Shirley” theme song quite often in the coming days, with the passing of the sitcom’s co-star, Penny Marshall. At the beginning … Click to Continue »

Lil Jon and the Kool-Aid Man in a Christmas rap video? Oh, yeah

Pitcher it. Christmas. 2018. The Kool-Aid Man and rapper Lil Jon just dropped a holiday track. Oh yeah. It happened. “Unexpected” is the word that Ad Week used to describe … Click to Continue »

Trump vets Interior candidates who don’t share his vow to keep federal lands intact

President Donald Trump, who campaigned on a pledge to keep federal lands in federal hands, is now considering candidates for Interior secretary who have advocated transferring vast swaths of federal … Click to Continue »

61-year-old woman dies in Texas jail because she couldn’t afford $300 bond, records say

Janice Dodson-Stephens spent the last six months of her life waiting for a day that never came. The 61-year-old officially died of cardiovascular disease on Friday in the Bexar County … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
School threat prompts authorities to lock down three Fort Worth schools, police say

A Catholic school was locked down Monday after it received a threat, and two nearby Fort Worth schools were locked down as a precaution, police said. A threat was received … Click to Continue »

200,000 lights, ‘Jingle Bell Rock,’ fajitas and margaritas: It’s a Campo Verde Christmas

This is the 40th Christmas at Campo Verde, a Southwest-Mex restaurant and holiday light spectacular that never gets old. Ten years ago, owner James “Smiley” Williams conceded that his holiday … Click to Continue »

Floor-to-ceiling holiday lights makes this Arlington restaurant a must-see

Campo Verde restaurant in Arlington has been impressing customers for nearly 30 years with their elaborate holiday decorations that cover almost every available surface. Owner James Williams talks about what it takes to pull off the flashy display. … Click to Continue »

Sundance hospital indicted on 11 more counts for allegedly holding patients illegally

A grand jury has indicted Sundance Behavioral Healthcare System on 11 additional counts of violating the Texas Mental Health Code for allegedly holding patients involuntarily and illegally at its Arlington … Click to Continue »

Lawsuit says Arlington term limits petition was deceptive, seeks to toss out election

A lawsuit filed in Tarrant County over the Arlington City Council term limits proposition that easily passed in November seeks to invalidate the election. The lawsuit, filed by Arlington resident … Click to Continue »

Dozens of bomb threats made in DFW similar to threats made nationwide demanding bitcoin

Bomb threats have been made in several North Texas locations that are similar to others made across the country. Threats have been made in Fort Worth, Arlington, Southlake, Irving, Grand … Click to Continue »

Traffic alert: one of the DFW’s most popular holiday light tours opens Friday

If you’re planning to visit the 43rd annual Interlochen Christmas Lights tour, which starts Friday night, be prepared for slow traffic. About 200 homes participated last year. The tour has … Click to Continue »

Operation involving drug traffickers with Mexican cartel ties shut down, feds say

Federal, state and local authorities have shut down a drug operation that had been distributing narcotics in North Texas for almost five years and had ties with the Mexican cartels, … Click to Continue »

Same thief sought in robberies of at least 5 cellphone stores in North Texas

Police are seeking a suspect in five armed robberies of cellphone stores in Arlington. Police said a Hispanic man wearing a black and gray hooded sweatshirt, jeans and a bandana … Click to Continue »

Is another North Texas city headed to the courthouse over short-term rentals?

This popular tourist city has been grappling with how to regulate short-term rentals like Airbnb and VRBO for more than two years. Now that they’re moving toward requiring property owners … Click to Continue »

Biz News
Shake Shack fans in Tarrant will get one for Christmas. But it will be a trek for some

The good news for Tarrant County fans of Shake Shack, the popular New York-based burger-and-shake chain, is that Tarrant County’s first location will open before Christmas. If you don’t live … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth’s transit agency promotes its CEO from within, for the 1st time in decades

Fort Worth’s transit agency wasted little time in filling its position of chief executive officer, which will become vacant in April with the retirement of Paul Ballard. The Trinity Metro … Click to Continue »

Remember the debacle over a hotel by the Kimbell Museum? A new hotel is in the works

A hotel developer is resurrecting plans for a boutique hotel near the Kimbell Art Museum, this time with the help of a Fort Worth architect. Little has been made public … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth plan to invest $3M in this neighborhood called its ‘most ambitious’ yet

Carmen Martinez has lived on the north sidefor 53 years, and she doesn’t plan to leave anytime soon. She raised her children there and stayed to care for her aging … Click to Continue »

Pay more than $3.99 for a gallon of gas after Harvey hit? You might get money back

If you paid too much for gasoline in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, you might be able to get some of it back. Anyone who bought gas for $3.99 a … Click to Continue »

Home from college for the holidays? Lockheed Martin may have a job for you

If you’re a college student and building fighter planes is your idea of a cool career, Lockheed Martin officials say they may have a place for you. Lockheed Martin will … Click to Continue »

Where to find cheap gas in Texas, just in time for Christmas travel

Christmas travelers are getting an extra gift this Christmas — cheap gas. But how long will the trend last? Will the Grinch spoil it? In Fort Worth, the average price … Click to Continue »

Why this Fort Worth hospital had to build a new emergency room, helicopter pad

Medical City Fort Worth is dramatically expanding its footprint in Fort Worth’s hospital district with the opening next week of a new, $65 million patient tower. The new building at … Click to Continue »

Home sales are slowing nationwide, so why is Arlington’s D.R. Horton expanding?

D.R. Horton Inc. is already the nation’s largest home builder, and it’s getting bigger. The Arlington-based company has bought three residential construction companies in recent weeks to expand its reach … Click to Continue »

Need some Christmas cheer? Watch these kids get a bike at Lockheed Martin

Nine-year-old Michael Bux looked over the rows of bicycles before carefully selecting the one that would forever be his. The magical machine he chose was a green and black Kent … Click to Continue »