Fort Worth police arrested a 44-year-old Texas man on a parole violation after his release from prison in 2016 for a murder and attempted capital murder in Bexar County. He once duped jailers and escaped from the Denver County Jail by switching identities with his brother.
Fort Worth doesn't have a pooper scooper law, but that may change in the next couple of months. City leaders being asked to consider one as part of sweeping changes to city's animal ordinance. Microchipping and a leash law also among changes.
A prosecutor told a Fort Worth jury Tuesday a former Euless Trinity High School football standout was a user and distributor of methamphetamine in the days leading up to the killing of a Hurst woman in 2016.
About $5.6 million in street improvements are planned for Race Street, a neighborhood that isn't well-known outside of east Fort Worth but has its share of character. The work is expected to continue through mid-2019.
Brian Xavier Williams, 21, of Mansfield, is in the Tarrant County jail after police say they seized marijuana, Xanax, $400 in cash and a gun with a 30-round magazine during a traffic stop Monday night in Arlington.
The Fort Worth school district is considering a plan that allows Fort Worth police access to security video in real time. The effort is an enhanced security measure that comes after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
Authorities rush to the site of a sixth explosion at an Austin Goodwill and are still at the site of an explosion that occurred early Tuesday at a FedEx facility in Schertz, TX. about 65 miles southwest of Austin.
Pier 1 Imports built its headquarters about 14 years ago in downtown Fort Worth, but the 20-story glass structure was later sold to Chesapeake Energy, then Houston-based Hines. The latter is now putting the structure on the market again.
A 2-year-old boy from east Fort Worth died after being transported to Cook Children's Medical Center on Saturday. Fort Worth police and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services are investigating.
To celebrate the first day of spring, Dairy Queen is offering up a free small vanilla ice cream cone, limit one per person, to anyone who asks for one. The Star-Telegram made a map to all the area locations.
A consultant's report completed 17 months ago said the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens was in need of $15 million in repairs just to get back up to par. A city task force looking at the gardens' future is considering an admission fee.
A resident of the Diamond Hill neighborhood in Fort Worth was arrested Sunday night after driving her Jeep into a tree, killing a 23-year-old female passenger. She faces charges of intoxication manslaughter, police say.
The "affluenza" teen, Ethan Couch, now 20, is set to become a free man in a few weeks after serving his two-year sentence for violating the terms of the probation he received for his drunken driving crash in June 2013 in southern Tarrant County that killed four people.