City by City: Arlington, Northeast Tarrant

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

The Arlington school board was named one of five boards from across Texas selected as Texas Honor Boards by the Texas Association of School Administrators.

State agency says XTO took too much water from small lake

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

WFAA.com report: The state environmental agency has issued a citation to XTO Energy, saying the Fort Worth-based company improperly drew more than 1 million gallons of water from a Dalworthington Gardens lake to use in fracking operations.

Arlington school trustees set slightly higher tax rate

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Twelve architectural firms were hired for first and second phases of Arlington school bond program.

Ex-teacher sentenced in fatal hit-and-run of boy

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A 54-year-old former suburban Dallas teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a 6-year-old boy last year.

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.

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.