Officials identify boy who died in Fort Worth house fire

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

No adults were supervising four boys in the house when flames erupted, officials say.

Two killed in crash of small plane near Bowie

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

A Cessna 414 crashed on a road near Bowie about 3:40 p.m. The cause of the crash had not been determined by Friday evening.

Alvarado pastor arrested for allegedly sexually abusing second teen

| |Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Dan William Haby Jr., pastor of the Cowboy Way Church in Alvarado, turned himself in Friday afternoon on an arrest warrant stemming from the second man’s allegations and was immediately released on bond.

Jury still deliberating in case of father accused of killing 2-year-old

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Joshua Oscar Appleton, 33, of Fort Worth, is on trial in the death of his son Ron Appleton in June 2012.

Austin man killed after Rangers game in Arlington

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Jay Wolf, 24, was struck by a motorist in the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 about midnight Tuesday.

Handyman gets 30-year sentence in Arlington woman’s death

| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

The death of Signe Edwards, 67, began with a disagreement with Shane Dixon over the repair of a gun, prosecutors said.

Serial rapist sentenced to 60 years in prison

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Tarrant County jury sentences man who targeted prostitutes.

Video: Fast-food restaurants targeted in serial robbery spree

| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Fort Worth police are seeking Spergel “Ray” Polk in connection with 13 robberies at Subways, Wendy’s and more since last month.

Ex-Hurst Junior High teacher accused of having sex with students

| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

A former Hurst Junior High math teacher is accused of having sexual relationships with 15-year-old female students, affairs that lasted about 10 months, Bedford police say.

“Dedicated” Walmart employee killed by DWI suspect

| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 report: Marla Carroll, 58, an employee of Walmart in Hudson Oaks, died Tuesday after being run over in the Walmart parking lot Monday night.

Federal grand jury indicts former Denton teacher in child porn case

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Fort Worth man who taught at Denton High School is accused of two counts of soliciting photos of boys.

Eviction process hits a snag at Johnson Family Mortuary

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

The Johnsons drove by the vacant mortuary to retrieve their belongings but left without taking anything.

Ex-Fort Worth officer gets a chance to argue against his rape conviction, life term

| |Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Former Fort Worth police officer, sent to prison in 1995, is back in Tarrant County for a hearing Thursday on his appeal for a new trial in the rape of a 13-year-old girl.

Man walking on Interstate 30 in Arlington killed, police say

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

The motorist who hit the 24-year-old pedestrian stopped and called police.

Woman, 37, hit and run over on south Fort Worth service road

|Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

One vehicle knocked the woman down and stopped, but a second vehicle, which ran over her, left the scene in the 7100 block of the South Freeway, Fort Worth police said.

Fire destroys most of vacant Fort Worth furniture store

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

No injuries were reported in a Tuesday night fire at a vacant furniture store.

Doctor testifies dead child’s injuries weren’t caused by a fall

| |Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

The defendant’s 2-year-old son bled to death internally from a torn vein that took a significant amount of force to rupture, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Tarrant DA re-examines dismissal of Colleyville mom’s vandalism charge

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Postings on Tara Mauney’s Facebook page got the attention of prosecutors less than a week after they dismissed a criminal mischief charge against her.

Appeals court rules juvenile hearings should not have been closed

| |Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

State District Judge Jean Boyd was ordered to make transcripts available from the Jan. 10 and Jan. 22 juvenile hearings that she had barred the media and public from attending.

Reward grows for killer of pet buffalo in Palo Pinto County

| |Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

Precious, a nine-year-old Plains buffalo, was shot several times last month and died in a Mineral Wells field.