Huge fan events to precede college football championship

| |Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Indoor fan activities such as interactive displays and concerts will precede the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship.

Fort Worth resident is the second confirmed case of Chikungunya

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Tarrant County Public Health said there are no signs that Chikungunya has become established locally. The Fort Worth resident had been to Puerto Rico.

17-year-old cousin arrested in Dallas girl's death

|Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

The 17-year-old cousin of a Dallas girl whose body was found in a vacant apartment was arrested on a capital murder charge Monday in her death, police said.

6 dead after speeding car slams into tree in Texas

|Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

A speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside, police said Monday

Big Tex will sport new shirt at this year’s State Fair

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Fort Worth-based Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. designed the made the shirt, which was unveiled Tuesday morning.

Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted

| |Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and apparently disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane.

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.

Southwest jet makes emergency landing in Dallas

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.

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.

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.