Playgrounds that all kids can access

Monday, Sep. 01, 2014

Even in the stifling summer heat, few activities can rid kids of those back-to-school blues like a trip to a neighborhood playground or public park.

Fort Worth police must find ways to close ranks

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

In the past two weeks, a series of events concerning the Fort Worth Police Department has revealed a divide within the ranks that deserves aggressive, yet sensitive attention.

Fort Worth takes important steps on housing

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Two projects are aimed at adding affordable single-family homes

Fort Worth the center of football universe for a day

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

While the leaves have yet to turn, a new season is upon us.

Big plans in store for high-speed rail in Texas

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Those who worry that the plan to build a high-speed rail line between Houston and Dallas by 2021 is overly ambitious were probably having heart palpatations after the seven-member Commission for High-Speed Rail in Dallas/Fort Worth expanded its vision for bullet trains in Texas during a Wednesday meeting in Dallas.

Latest school finance ruling is familiar

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Wednesday’s ruling from Austin state District Judge John Dietz about the way Texas funds its public schools was but one step in the legal process, but it’s an important one.

Charges should be dropped against good neighbor arrested for theft

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Willie Ray Young, 76, has the reputation of being a Good Samaritan in his south Fort Worth community, often doing Santa Claus-like deeds for his neighbors, both kids and adults.

Williams says instruction not up to par

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams is digging himself into a deep hole, and he’s pulling public school students, their teachers and their parents in with him.

Perry’s lawyers attack charges against him

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry’s high-powered legal team showed Monday that he will come out swinging against the Aug. 15 indictment charging him with coercion and misuse of office.

Accountability, like math, is complicated

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Some of the pressure to understand math has been lifted from Texas public school fifth- and eighth-graders this year.