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Why should you know and care about Djibouti? It's connected to Fort Worth!

Fort Worth-raised Larry Andre has been named U.S. Ambassador of the tiny African country. It's a crucial location for the U.S. and plenty of other countries. Here's why. … Click to Continue »

Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least six people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Turkey says troops enter Syrian Kurdish enclave

The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish ground troops have entered a Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria and are advancing … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Afghan hotel attack ends, Taliban claim

The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local): 1:30 p.m. An Afghan official says an assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in … Click to Continue »

Gunmen storm Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

At least four gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital on Saturday evening, triggering a shootout with security forces, officials said. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
He became Tarrant County’s elections administrator Jan. 2. Two weeks later, he’s gone

Tarrant County’s new elections administrator no longer works for the county. Nathan Neblett, a 47-year-old Houston man who served as a U.S. Marine for 24 years, started as the top … Click to Continue »

Will people ride Arlington’s transit experiment as it expands?

A month after it launched, Arlington’s experiment with an on-demand ride-share service is expanding its reach. Via, the ride-share company that has partnered with Arlington, is adding the areas north … Click to Continue »

Wife of slain 'Good Samaritan' speaks after killers' conviction

A Tarrant County District Court Judge sentenced Ricci Bradden to 75 years in prison for the May 2016 slaying of Anthony "T.J." Antell at a Walgreens store in Arlington. Following the sentencing hearing on Thursday, Anthony's wife, Crystal Antell, spoke to the media. … Click to Continue »

Human remains are identified as Arlington woman; police investigating homicide

Human remains discovered in Mansfield in August 2015 have been identified as a woman from Arlington who police believe died by homicide. The Mansfield Police Department said Thursday that the … Click to Continue »

He was riding with a designated driver — but still didn't make it home, police say

Riding with a designated driver after a night out is supposed to be the safe way to get home. But police in Grand Prairie say even that wasn't enough in … Click to Continue »

Man convicted in fatal shooting of Good Samaritan at Arlington Walgreens in 2016

Former Army soldier Ricci Bradden was found guilty of murder Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a father of three in an Arlington Walgreens parking lot in May 2016. Bradden, … Click to Continue »

Here’s how Gov. Abbott would limit property tax increases

Gov. Greg Abbott has a plan to give Texans long-sought property tax relief. The key, said Abbott, who is seeking a second term in office, is putting a 2.5 percent … Click to Continue »

Five Tarrant County spots are among Texas' most dangerous for pedestrians, study says

Five places in Tarrant County rank among the most dangerous in the state for pedestrians, according to a study conducted by a San Antonio law firm. The Hill Law Firm … Click to Continue »

WFAA: Arlington widow testifies about watching her husband gunned down at Walgreens

Crystal Antell described the events of May 2, 2016, as both “in an instant” and “seeming like it went on forever.” Star-Telegram media partner WFAA reports that Antell testified Tuesday … Click to Continue »

Returning Army mom surprises daughter at Arlington school

The miracles of wireless internet and FaceTime helped Araeli Flores remain in daily contact with her daughter, Aubrey, while deployed in Bahrain as a private first class in the U.S. … Click to Continue »

Biz News
Dallas, Austin are among 20 Amazon HQ2 finalists. So is Fort Worth still in the mix?

Dallas and Austin are among the 20 cities Amazon named as finalists for the location of its second headquarters, the company announced Thursday. Houston, which was also a candidate, did … Click to Continue »

Cause of Bell helicopter crash that killed 2 pilots in Texas released in final report

Severe vibration caused the crash of a Bell helicopter that killed two pilots during testing in 2016 in rural Ellis County, according to a final NTSB report published this week. … Click to Continue »

Been to Buc-ee's? Study says it's the best gas station in the U.S.

Buc-ee the beaver reigns supreme. Gas stations pepper the maze of highways we use for our cross-country explorations, and they're largely a dime a dozen. But here's another reason why … Click to Continue »

Work begins on a new Fort Worth Stockyards hotel. It’s no typical Springhill Suites

Work is underway on a planned 170-room, six-story Springhill Suites hotel in the Fort Worth Stockyards. The hotel at North Main and 23rd streets replaces a building that many considered … Click to Continue »

Why you will get new roads - and more traffic - soon near 35W and 287

The first couple of years classes were held at Eaton High School in the Northwest district, the roads leading to and from the campus were often congested but the view … Click to Continue »

General Motors sees sustained profits through 2018

General Motors will take a $7 billion write-down in 2017 tied to the U.S. tax overhaul, but expects strong sales in North America and China to sustain its profit through … Click to Continue »

Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks

Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses this month as they are forced to come into compliance with the new tax law. And while the … Click to Continue »

New Jetta, SUVs and peek at future cars at Detroit auto show

It's the year of the pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit as General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Ford unveil new trucks in a fast-growing … Click to Continue »

Ford says it will spend $11 billion in electrification investment

Ford plans to increase its investment in electrification to $11 billion by 2022, Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. said Sunday at the Detroit auto show. The company previously announced it … Click to Continue »

Consumer watchdog considering repeal of payday lending rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders. The bureau, which came … Click to Continue »