Overnight fire destroys Mineral Wells complex, ignites grass fires

| |Wednesday, Apr. 02, 2014

Area firefighters from six towns battled an overnight blaze at a Mineral Wells apartment complex construction site for more than four hours before it was extinguished.

Perry says Texas won’t comply with parts of law on prison rapes

| |Wednesday, Apr. 02, 2014

Parts of the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act are too costly and step on Texas’ rights, Gov. Rick Perry tells the U.S. attorney general. The stand could cost the state federal money.

Smoke detectors credited for saving 3 in Fort Worth

| |Wednesday, Apr. 02, 2014

Firefighters say nearly a dozen people have been saved by smoke detectors so far this year in Fort Worth. They also believe six people, including two children, died in fires at homes without the alarms.

Man suspected of burglary injured in wreck following police chase in Euless

| |Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2014

Officers were still looking for two other suspected burglars who climbed free of the wreck in north Euless and escaped in another vehicle, a police spokesman said.

Bedford man confessed to killing pregnant girlfriend, police say

| |Tuesday, Apr. 01, 2014

Detectives tracked down capital murder suspect Robert Atlas through his use of a bank card and a prepaid cellphone, a search warrant affidavit says.

Federal charges still possible for Fort Worth officers

| |Monday, Mar. 31, 2014

State charges against the officers, who were implicated in a traffic ticket scandal, were dropped in January.

Forest Hill man shot to death in ambush at Fort Worth intersection

| |Sunday, Mar. 30, 2014

The passenger in a vehicle died and a woman was wounded in a shooting Saturday, police said.

Driver killed in fiery Grand Prairie crash

| |Sunday, Mar. 30, 2014

The sport utility vehicle went onto the shoulder and clipped a disabled tractor-trailer, police said.

Police departments adopt social media in different ways

| |Sunday, Mar. 30, 2014

Arlington and Fort Worth police departments are using social media to “build trust with the public.”

Traffic tweets: Keller police post radar locations online

| |Sunday, Mar. 30, 2014

Police hope to slow drivers down and decrease wrecks.

Arlington motorcyclist killed in Grand Prairie crash

| |Sunday, Mar. 30, 2014

The 2007 Yamaha was traveling at high speed, police said.

Fort Worth firefighter fired after public intoxication arrest

| |Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014

McKinney police arrested Patrick Burls for public intoxication and resisting arrest in September.

Fight escalated into fatal shooting at Arlington pool hall, affidavit says

| |Friday, Mar. 28, 2014

One woman swung a pool stick at another woman and then several men began fighting inside the club, affidavit states.

Police investigate Forest Hill shooting

| |Friday, Mar. 28, 2014

A 29-year-old man was transported to a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

Weatherford man jailed after Shetland pony euthanized

| |Friday, Mar. 28, 2014

Parker County officials said the pony was tangled in rope, dehydrated and with internal injuries and lacerations. Its owner faces an animal cruelty charge.

Man surrenders after standoff with deputies near Kennedale

| |Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014

Jesus Ray Ybarra, 29, fired a shotgun several times at sheriff’s deputies, a department spokesman said.

Driver taken by helicopter to hospital after wreck in east Fort Worth

| |Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014

The wreck involving a Jeep and a car was reported about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Centre Station and Centerpoint, according to early reports

Arlington police arrest suspect in shooting death Sunday at pool hall

| |Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014

Several witnesses identified the gunman as Alvin Bell, 21, of Fort Worth, a police spokeswoman said.

State investigating death in Fort Worth Alzheimer’s care facility

| |Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014

A police report indicates the 90-year-old woman told an employee that she felt she was having a heart attack but employees didn’t call 911 immediately.

Ex-con sentenced to 45 years for high-speed chases, assaulting police in Tarrant County

| |Friday, Mar. 28, 2014

A Tarrant County judge sentences Haltom City man to 45 years in prison.