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

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

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.

American Red Cross opens large disaster supply center in Arlington

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The 174,000-square-foot warehouse is stocked with cots, blankets and other items to help thousands of families after fires, floods and other emergencies.

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

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

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

Motorist, passenger flee Fort Worth wreck that injured 3

| |Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Investigators had not determined what caused the collision between a pickup and an Isuzu Trooper.

Arlington approves gas royalty settlement with Chesapeake

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

City Council agrees to settle for $700,000, less than the originally projected $1 million.

Bob Costas, James Carville to speak at UT Arlington

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday to see sportscaster Bob Costas of NBC Sports at the University of Texas at Arlington. Costas is the first in the university’s 2014-15 Maverick Speakers Series.

Arlington’s pilot bus program is catching on

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The program allows people to catch a bus in Arlington, which takes them to a Trinity Railway Express commuter rail stop in east Fort Worth.

2 heroin dealers sentenced in North Texas drug deaths

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Two heroin dealers provided the drug that resulted in the deaths of five North Texas residents in 2011 and 2012, federal officials said.

From his family to yours: Arlington restaurateur rides regulars’ loyalty to thriving business

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Prespa’s, like other independent Arlington restaurants, proves that there is an appetite for owner operated eateries in a city often panned for its number of chain restaurants.

Arlington has reached tentative deal with Chesapeake on royalties

| |Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The city contended Chesapeake improperly calculated its royalties by deducting post-production costs and sales to affiliates.