Woman threatened to jump onto West Loop 820 during rush hour

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Firefighters and police worked to bring the woman down a fire truck ladder from her perch on a sign above the freeway.

City by City: Fort Worth area

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Over 500 free backpacks filled with school supplies were handed out at the district’s annual Back to School Bash on Friday.

Black officers group wants Halstead fired

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

The president of the Fort Worth Black Law Enforcement Officers’ Association says a recent outside investigation into grievances filed by three black officers didn’t get to the heart of the issue.

Fort Worth Blue Zones Project asks for policy changes to promote health

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

The requested policy changes are in the built environment, food and tobacco.

Fired Fort Worth officer reinstated after charges reduced

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Initially charged with assault, Larry Gulley was sentenced to deferred adjudication probation on a disorderly conduct charge last month after officials say his daughter, the alleged victim in the assault, changed her story.

Doctor who contracted Ebola discharged from Atlanta hospital

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly, a Fort Worth-trained doctor who survived the deadly Ebola virus, thanked doctors, family and God in a news conference after his recovery and before his discharge from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital.

Body pulled from Trinity River near Panther Island Pavilion

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A 24-year-old man was found dead Thursday in the Trinity River near Panther Island Pavilion, authorities said.

Surprise deal ends with 15-year sentence in 1983 slaying

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Benjamin Bewley, 60, pleaded guilty to murder in the death of Melvin Lavine 31 years ago. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison in a last-minute plea agreement.

Typical Fort Worth water and sewer bill may rise $3.31 a month

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

City officials hope to encourage more conservation and are raising rates largely because of rising raw water costs.

Cleaning crew at former mortuary finds another box of ashes

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Seven boxes of ashes have been found in the former Johnson Family Mortuary since it was shut down last month after eight unrefrigerated corpses were discovered.