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Mother, child severely burned in Fort Worth apartment fire

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

A mother and her 2-year-old child escaped from their burning apartment Wednesday night, but suffered second-degree burns, fire officials said.

Man, 30, gets 40-year sentence in murder

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

A man sentenced to 40 years in prison for a southeast Fort Worth shooting.

Statue of Tim Cole dedicated in Lubbock

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

Politicians gather with a Fort Worth man’s family to remember Tim Cole, the only Texan posthumously exonerated of a crime.

Arlington woman executed for abused boy’s death

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

Lisa Coleman, 38, was condemned for her role in starving and abusing the 9-year-old son of her live-in girlfriend. The boy weighed 35 pounds when he was found dead in 2004.

TCC officially opens new Aviation Center at Alliance Airport

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

The community college bought the property from Bell Helicopter and renovated the building to expand its aviation educational programs.

I-35W ramp to Northside Drive closing for 3 months

| |Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014

The closure is part of a $1.4 billion project expected to be finished by 2018.

Digital future topic of seminar at Fort Worth museum

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The daylong seminar at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will talk about the digital tools available for educators.

Court orders records to be released in ‘affluenza’ case

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

The psychologist who testified on behalf of Ethan Couch and used the word “affluenza” must release his treatment records to plaintiffs in a civil suit, an appeals court rules.

River Oaks police rescue disabled man from burning house

| |Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

One officer smashed a window and another climbed through it to get to the resident who was disabled by a stroke.

Arlington council narrowly approves pet surrender fee

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Arlington’s shelter will begin charging $25 when residents leave unwanted pets.

Fort Worth council approves $1.5 billion budget

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Councilman Jungus Jordan casts the lone no vote because of a multimillion-dollar payment to cover future retirees health benefits.

Fort Worth plans a new far north police division

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Police Chief Jeff Halstead says the city has identified three possible parcels for a 28,000-square-foot facility that could be staffed with 200 to 220 personnel.

19-year-old accused of wounding three people in Mansfield

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Mansfield police said the man stabbed two people and shot a third during one incident on North Main Street early Sunday, Mansfield police reported.

Organizers aim to turn North Texas Giving Day into a celebration

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

The event Thursday will have Donation Stations in Arlington, Fort Worth, Denton, Dallas and McKinney.

Proposed red-light camera ban appears to have little Arlington council support

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Mayor, three other council members voice support for continuing the red-light camera system, saying it has improved safety.

Top Fort Worth transit officials resign

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

The executive vice president and the general counsel both left the Fort Worth Transportation Authority.

Arlington family set to appear on ‘Family Feud’

Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

Three members of the group are the children of the Rev. Dwight McKissic Sr., senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in Arlington.

‘Unnecessary’ death of disabled daughter leads to arrests

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

John “Michael” Garvin, a retired investigator and detective, and a another relative are accused of failing to care for Garvin’s disabled daughter, Marci Lynn Garvin, who died in March 2013.

Transcript: Juvenile more embarrassed by sex acts than by killing

| |Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014

After killing Nicholas Anderson, the 16-year-old Fort Worth boy enlisted a friend’s help to conceal the body, then went cruising in Anderson’s car, met up with a friend and smoked marijuana.

National Merit Semifinalists named

|Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014

North Texas students were among 16,000 nationwide selected as National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.