North Tarrant Express should be ready in early October

North Tarrant Express

Joyce Marshall / Star-Telegram

The $2.5 billion makeover of Loop 820 and Texas 121/183 in Northeast Tarrant County is eight months ahead of schedule, officials say.

Chisholm Trail Parkway driving growth in Johnson County

More than 3,000 homes are already being planned for Johnson County as new businesses are opening. “The tollway is a huge game changer,” the county’s economic development director says.

Envoy contract talks with pilots union end

The breakdown in talks means that larger regional jets will be placed with another carrier.

Black officers group wants Halstead fired

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.

First Chikungunya case reported in Tarrant County

The Mansfield resident diagnosed with Chikungunya recently traveled to the Caribbean, a hotbed for the mosquito-transmitted virus.

Disabled man suing to keep “assistance cats”

Gary Coleman, 45, said he was told to either get rid of cats Rex, 12, and Milo, 8, or move out of Benbrook assisted living center.

Taxpayers won’t be on hook for Perry defense after all

Governor’s staff says indictments are “an assault on the Constitution. We don’t want it to be an assault on the taxpayers as well.”

Bob Ray Sanders

Riots have been part of American fabric for centuries

Unfortunately, we never learn the lessons to prevent recurring civil unrest.

Richard Greene

The one constant that has made all the difference

At first, I wasn’t sure if the smile was meant for me.

Gil LeBreton

Cowboys atop Forbes list, but still in middle-class rut

For $3.2 billion, what exactly has Owner Jones brought Cowboys fans?

Bud Kennedy

If ‘affluenza’ dad has a badge, who else has one?

A troubled teen’s father is facing a charge involving “police stuff,” the latest of several cases related to police or firefighter IDs.

Cynthia M. Allen

Closing the opportunity gap with school choice

For African-American males, charter schools can lead to success.

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Cowboys Frisco Groundbreaking

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Ground-breaking ceremony for the Dallas CowboysFrisco headquarters and multi-use event center complex.

Blue Zones Update

Blue Zones Update

Group encourages policy changes and enhanced healthful options.

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