Below are some of the top stories from around Fort Worth, Texas and the nation Tuesday morning. Click on the links for more details.
North Texans wake up to dense fog
Fog lingering in North Texas made it hard to see during the morning commute with visibility of a quarter-mile to less than 100 feet, the National Weather Service said.
A dense-fog advisory was in effect in most North Texas counties until 10 a.m. Tuesday but may need to be extended, meteorologist Jennifer Dunn said.
A cold front moving in this morning along with a breeze will help to alleviate the fog, Dunn said. Highs should be in the mid-50s Tuesday.
One dead in Loop 820 crash
A Fort Worth man died in a crash around 11 p.m. Monday.
Police responded to the single-vehicle accident in the 5600 block of East Loop 820 southbound, where the victim, 25-year-old Reynard Moore, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Father of ‘affluenza teen’ goes to trial
Fred Couch, 51, is accused of impersonating a police officer in North Richland Hills in 2014 and faces a Class B misdemeanor.
Couch is the father of Ethan Couch, who killed four people in a drunken-driving crash in 2013.
Testimony is expected to begin Tuesday morning. Follow @mingoramirezjr on Twitter for updates.
Exxon CEO named as Trump’s secretary of state
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson was named by president-elect Donald Trump as his secretary of state Tuesday morning.
Trump said in a tweet Tuesday that what he likes best about Tillerson is his “vast experience at dealing successfully with all types of foreign governments.”
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry visited Trump Tower on Monday and is reported to be the frontrunner for energy secretary, but the president-elect had not confirmed his nomination as of Tuesday morning.
Mavs blow out Nuggets 112-92
The Dallas Mavericks offense exploded Monday, shooting a season-high 58.4 percent from the field and beating the Denver Nuggets 112-92.
The Mavs entered the game dead-last in the NBA in points per game at 92.7 but had 92 points by the end of the third quarter Monday night.
The Mavs (6-18) will face the Detroit Pistons (13-13) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Dallas.