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Light rain in Fort Worth today, storms possible on Easter

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Forecasters are calling for a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms on Easter Sunday for Tarrant County.

A year later, the healing continues in West

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Much has changed in the year since the West fertilizer plant exploded, killing 15 and scarring the town.

Fort Woof celebrates 70 ‘dog years’ of fun

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

The party includes wiener dog races and an owner look-alike contest.

Fort Worth City Council candidates differ little on issues

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

The candidates have less than two weeks until early voting starts.

A baby girl brings joy to a widow of West explosion

| |Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Becky Calvin was pregnant when her husband, Perry Calvin, was killed while responding to the fire at the West Fertilizer plant.

Four Tarrant County organizations receive NEA grants

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

In all, the National Endowment for the Arts announced grant awards totaling $74.85 million for the second half of the fiscal year.

Judge orders Prime Prep and Fort Worth church into mediation

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Prime Prep also is being sued for almost $85,000 over a bill for renovations.

Homeless man’s death in Fort Worth ruled a homicide

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Police believe the 55-year-old man lost consciousness Sunday night after an assault earlier that day.

Trinity Boulevard will reopen sooner than later

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

A portion of the popular east-west roadway washed out on March 16, creating a headache for commuters.

Sweep nets 33 fugitives suspected of family violence in the DFW area

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

The Texas attorney general’s fugitive apprehension unit joined forces with other law enforcement agencies to arrest family violence suspects.

WFAA campaign aims to replace technology at West schools

|Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

WFAA is raising money for the students of West High School and West Middle School called “Rise Up: Help the kids of West” through Thursday.

New home construction jumps 27% in North Texas

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Bad weather in the fourth quarter pushed construction into January, February and March, boosting home-building activity beyond expectations.

Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Texas’ Democratic gubernatorial candidate will have surgery to fix a “common issue,” her campaign says.

Budget cuts could reduce F-35 orders for four years

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Unless Congress intervenes, sequestration will trim 17 Lockheed jets from planned order of 343, a Pentagon report says.

Chilly weather sets no records

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

Tuesday’s low of 35 was 20 degrees below normal but two degrees off the record low for April 15, the National Weather Service reported.

Texans Can Academy will relocate River Oaks campus to East Lancaster

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

The charter school that caters to dropouts who want to return to school will be located on East Lancaster near the city’s homeless shelters.

UNT prof felt a duty to study the West explosion

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Following the April 17, 2013, explosion, a UNT professor went to West to study the damage caused by the blast.

A tiny heart: One baby’s death gives life to another

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Family donates their baby’s heart valves to save a child in need.

Tarrant Regional approves $19.4 million contracts for pipeline project

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

The integrated pipeline project, being built in partnership with Dallas, is designed to bring more water from East Texas to the DFW area.

Woman killed in apparent shootout in southeast Fort Worth auction house

| |Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Sheila Johnson, vice president of 4A Good Auction, kept an eye on the business at night after several break-ins, colleagues say.