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Confessed al-Qaida terrorist to Army judge: Guantánamo war court‘s a ‘covfefe’

A confessed al-Qaida terrorist turned U.S. government informant who is awaiting sentencing at Guantánamo complained to a war court judge this week of problems between his attorneys and prosecutors at … Click to Continue »

He climbed the highest points in all 50 states — and set a world record

Colin O’Brady set a world record by climbing to all 50 American high points in 21 days, and he did it for you. Well, partially he did it because he … Click to Continue »

Parents locked girl in basement because she was ‘possessed by a demon,’ police say

A neighbor knew something was off with the family in the Chicago suburb, but she couldn’t pinpoint why, according to ABC 7. Her suspicion was confirmed when an anonymous caller … Click to Continue »

This symbol on the Colorado ‘Been There’ Starbucks mug is brewing up controversy

A collectible coffee mug series featuring unique designs of all 50 states is brewing up controversy in Colorado. And it’s all because of one symbol. While the “Been There” Colorado … Click to Continue »

Several brands of Swiss rolls sold nationwide recalled on possible salmonella issue

The possibility of salmonella in an ingredient caused Flowers Foods to recall Swiss rolls sold nationwide under several brands, including the house brands of Walmart, Food Lion and H-E-B. Also, … Click to Continue »

Arlington News
Arlington man gunned down, police release video of a possible suspect

Police in Grand Prairie reported that 21-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound just after midnight on Thursday. Security video from a nearby business showed a male running west bound on Sara Jane Parkway after the shooting. … Click to Continue »

Arlington man shot and killed, suspect remains on the loose

A 21-year-old Arlington man found suffering from a gunshot wound off Interstate 20 just after midnight Thursday later died in a hospital, according to Grand Prairie police. The victim, identified … Click to Continue »

Dirty foot spas, unclean tools — and more — found at Tarrant County nail salons

Foot spas left dirty or unsterilized. Manicure and pedicure tools not cleaned after each use. Workers who performed manicures or pedicures without a license — or worked in an unlicensed … Click to Continue »

18-year-old indicted on capital murder charges in Arlington killings

A Tarrant County grand jury indicted Franklin Lee Barnes of McKinney on capital murder charges Monday related to the separate shootings of six people in Arlington and Plano on March … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth motorist accused in fatal hit-and-run is in custody

A Fort Worth woman accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Grand Prairie surrendered to authorities late Tuesday, police said. Kallie Wright, 38, voluntarily surrendered to police … Click to Continue »

Fort Worth woman identified as motorist in Grand Prairie fatal hit-and-run, police say

An arrest warrant was issued Tuesday for a Fort Worth woman accused of driving a car Sunday morning that hit and killed a bicyclist. Kallie Wright is accused of getting … Click to Continue »

Democrat has more cash than Republican opponent in race to replace Joe Barton in Congress

The battle to replace Joe Barton in Congress could soon be as hot as the Texas summer as fundraising ramps up, likely catapulting this into a multimillion dollar race. Fundraising … Click to Continue »

Pink-clad female driver hit, killed bicyclist, police say. Then she drove away.

A pink-clad female motorist hit and killed a bicyclist Sunday morning at an intersection, then drove away from the scene, police said. The driver got out of her vehicle after … Click to Continue »

Man killed by 18-wheeler while trying to cross freeway

A man trying to cross Texas 360 early Saturday was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer, according to Arlington police. Police found the pedestrian, who has not been identified, about … Click to Continue »

2 drivers killed in wrong way crash in Grand Prairie

Two drivers were killed in a wrong way crash early Friday morning on Texas 360 southbound near Debbie Lane. The crash was reported to Texas Highway Patrol troopers at 12:51 … Click to Continue »

Biz News
‘Latin street food’ restaurant opening Friday in Keller. More new eateries are coming

Boca 31, the popular Denton “Latin street food” restaurant, is set to open its second location Friday in Keller Town Center, according to the City of Keller Government Facebook page. … Click to Continue »

Want to work for Lockheed Martin? New job fair planned for July; 400 might be hired

Lockheed Martin needs some help. So the aeronautics company is holding a job fair in downtown Fort Worth later this month as F-35 production continues to ramp up. Officials hope … Click to Continue »

DFW flight diverted to Tulsa, passengers arrive via bus 12 hours after scheduled arrival

A Spirit Airlines flight en route from New York to DFW Airport was diverted to Tulsa due to weather, and the 185 passengers aboard took a bus the rest of … Click to Continue »

Are smaller lot sizes the answer for first-time home buyers? One developer thinks so

Around the Viridian Development in north Arlington, the perspective keeps changing. Empty fields now have streets and those streets are quickly getting filled with new homes. “They’ll be framing that … Click to Continue »

Viridian development enters its next phase

Located in north Arlington, the Viridian subdivision is building toward two thousand developed lots by August … Click to Continue »

Why this city is paying residents to shop at local businesses

Colleyville residents have been mailed gift cards from the city to help businesses during construction to widen Colleyville Boulevard to six lanes. The cards, good for $10 off a purchase … Click to Continue »

Bell just got a big military aircraft contract. Will Fort Worth get any new jobs?

Fort Worth-based Bell and its partner Boeing have won a $4.2 billion military contract to deliver 58 tiltrotor aircraft over the next six years. Company officials say it’s too early … Click to Continue »

A Montgomery Plaza restaurant graveyard is getting new ‘Bones’ —and more

Although Gloria’s, BoomerJack’s and other restaurants have thrived in Montgomery Plaza on West Seventh Street, one corner of the development has not been good for restaurants. The corner has been … Click to Continue »

Hyperloop or high-speed rail: Which will whoosh through Texas first?

North Texas planners are getting serious about deploying a technology known as Hyperloop that promises to whisk riders from Dallas to Fort Worth in only six minutes — traveling in … Click to Continue »

Talking shop — Roanoke ChopShop Live, that is — with Randy Rogers

When the Roanoke location of ChopShop Live was announced near the beginning of 2017, it was called ChopShop Live with Randy Rogers, getting its name from the Cleburne-born Texas country … Click to Continue »