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New approvals push TEX Rail plans forward

| |Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

Two federal agencies have approved TEX Rail, greatly improving the chances the proposed commuter rail line will be under construction by 2016 and possibly open to traffic by 2018.

Teen, 14, drowns in dove hunting accident in Johnson County

| |Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

The Fort Worth boy swam into a stock pond to retrieve a dove that had been shot but went under, officials said.

Authorities: Driver of truck that hit bus didn‘t brake

| |Monday, Sep. 29, 2014

Preliminary reports show that the tractor-trailer driver whose truck smashed into a busload of softball players, killing four, did not try to brake or evade the bus, authorities said.

Gas company will again ask Arlington to approve more drilling

| |Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014

Residents in the area say the are concerned about new drilling because of two recent earthquakes in Arlington.

Fort Worth gets in on half-golf, half-soccer game

| |Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014

The city has added FootGolf, a mix between soccer and golf, to the Rockwood Golf Course.

Fort Worth district seeks community help in superintendent search

| |Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014

The superintendent search continues in the Fort Worth school district, with selection planned by Feb. 1.

2014 election: The race for the 26th Congressional District

| |Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014

U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess faces Libertarian challenger Mark Boler in the Nov. 4 election.

Women officers talk about discrimination, their future

| |Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014

A two-day conference in Southlake drew more than 120 women with careers in law enforcement.

Foster care redesign begins in North Texas

| |Sunday, Sep. 28, 2014

The state has selected ACH Child and Family Services to oversee foster care services for the seven-county region for the next three years.

Juveniles set fire at Fort Worth apartment complex

Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

The blaze late Saturday evening displaced six people, the Fort Worth Fire Department said.

House District 94 is ‘a key race to watch’ in November

| |Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

Some think the contest for the Arlington seat in Austin could be a dead heat.

Driver of truck involved in bus crash that killed 4 may have been distracted

|Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified the driver whose semi hit the bus carrying a North Texas community college softball team as Russell Staley of Saginaw.

Ex-Supreme Court justice joins case against Tarrant district clerk

| |Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

Wallace Jefferson says efforts by Tarrant County District Clerk Tom Wilder to collect court fees from indigent clients stifle the ability of the poor to use the courts.

Neighborhood concerns raised as Fort Worth officials push arena plan

| |Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

Voters are being asked to approve the financing of the $450 million project in the Nov. 4 election.

New PAC formed to support Birdville bond issue

| |Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014

Bond opponents say they would have supported the bond if the district had been more “transparent” about borrowing costs.

Abortion a fiery issue for SD 10 candidates

| |Friday, Sep. 26, 2014

Konni Burton and Libby Willis go head-to-head in their first face-to-face interview this campaign season.

Coldlike virus rears its stuffy head in North Texas

| |Friday, Sep. 26, 2014

Cases of the enterovirus D68 have been confirmed in Dallas County and is “sort of unavoidable” for Tarrant County, a health official said.

Both sides rest in Michele Williams’ murder trial

| |Friday, Sep. 26, 2014

After closing arguments Monday morning, jurors are to begin deliberating whether the accused killed her husband.

Enjoy Fort Worth museums for free on Saturday

| |Friday, Sep. 26, 2014

The T bus service will provide complimentary transportation throughout the Cultural District from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arlington teacher volunteers to transfer so colleague can stay

| |Friday, Sep. 26, 2014

Desira Berry will stay at Swift Elementary School, while Tammy Welborne will move as part of the district’s “leveling” process.