Body found in Trinity River near Panther Island

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The body of a man was discovered near the Panther Island Pavilion in the Trinity River, authorities said.

Surprise last-minute deal struck in 30-year-old Fort Worth capital murder case

Benjamin Bewley, suspected of fatally shooting Melvin Lavine at his Colonial Parkway residence in 1983, was sentenced to 15 years in prison in a last-minute plea agreement with prosecutors.

Cleaning crew at former mortuary finds another box of ashes

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.

Man accused of stealing items from scene of Fort Worth fatal fire

A 76-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested over the weekend, accused of taking items from the scene of a fatal fire on Rockdale Road in Fort Worth, police say.

Report: Hostile behavior cited in Fort Worth traffic division

An outside investigation into complaints of raced-based harassment and treatment found no hard evidence of racial discrimination.

Ex-Fort Worth business owner gets 28 months for EPA fraud

Former System Launch Associates owner Michael G. Johnson must pay more than $350,000 in restitution in an EPA fraud case, federal officials say.

Fort Worth gang member gets 30 years in shooting deaths

The last of three suspects is sentenced to prison for his role in a drive-by shooting in south Fort Worth that killed two people and wounded two others.

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