Springtown man sentenced for beating, kidnapping gay man

| |Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

The assailant thought he had beaten the victim to death in the 2013 crime, but the man survived, federal official said.

Hurst man sets house on fire, shoots himself

|Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

The man earlier had assaulted his girlfriend, police said.

Police: Grand Prairie man held on murder charge

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

A 26-year-old man was being held at the Grand Prairie Jail on Sunday night on suspicion of fatally shooting another man in the stomach, according to police.

Distracted-driving tragedy strikes twice for Texas family

| |Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Seven years after her husband was killed in a crash, a Roanoke woman says her emotionally scarred daughter committed suicide.

Fire damages Arlington mansion

| |Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

The cause of the fire, which started in the basement, is under investigation.

Keller gets ‘unintended, positive’ results with social media campaign

| |Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

While police have not seen a decrease in traffic tickets, they have added followers to their social media accounts.

Suspect questioned in Fort Worth convenience store stabbing

| |Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

The man is accused of stabbing a store clerk, who was in stable condition, police said.

Tenants in limbo after Fort Worth apartment fire

| |Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

The cause of a blaze that destroyed or damaged 10 units of an older complex on Hemphill Street hasn’t been determined, Fort Worth fire officials say.

City manager picks Rhonda Robertson as interim police chief

| |Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Robertson will begin her term as interim chief on Jan. 10, the day after Chief Jeff Halstead‘s official retirement date.

Affidavit: Suspect in Ridgmar mall slaying had assaulted victim

| |Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

An arrest warrant affidavit says the suspect thought his girlfriend and the victim were having a relationship.

Water main break closes portion of West Berry

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Crews have to pour concrete on West Berry between Hemphill and South Main Street, a water department spokeswoman said.

‘Affluenza’ teen moved to another facility, a victim’s brother says

| |Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

The teenager who got 10 years probation after he drove drunk and caused the deaths of four people is going to another facility in Texas but officials haven’t said where.

Burleson man who raped two friends sentenced to 18 years

| |Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Scotty Wayne Lytle choked and raped his ex-girlfriend while he was free on bond and facing trial in the rape of her best friend.

Kennedale slaying suspect also faces child sex charge, police said

| |Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

An 18-year-old Burleson man is accused of having sex with an underage girl, authorities said.

Teen arrested in drive-by shooting that wounded Fort Worth grandmother

| |Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Gang officers arrested Kerrian Cox, 19, of Fort Worth, in connection with a drive-by shooting that wounded an 80-year-old grandmother in her home Tuesday night.

House destroyed, apartment complex damaged by fire

| |Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

A house in Mira Vista was destroyed by fire Wednesday night, and an older apartment complex on Hemphill Street burned Thursday. Firefighters urge residents to have heating systems serviced and to check smoke alarms.

Latino officers group: Halstead ‘chose to shun us’

| |Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

A day after Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead announced his retirement, the local chapter of a Latino police officers association released a statement criticizing Halstead for not working more with the group and saying he is leaving without accomplishing some objectives.

Third woman dies of injuries from Arlington wreck

| |Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

An Arlington man faces charges after he crashed into another car and was found with open containers in his.

Police to pay special attention to drunken drivers this holiday season

| |Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Prosecutors, police and other officials say they are all on the same page when it comes to going after drunken drivers.

Theft charge dismissed against Fort Worth ‘junkman’

| |Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Willie Ray Young, 76, of Fort Worth had been accused of stealing items from the scene of a fatal house fire in August.