The F-35 fighter jet program has been called controversial and expensive, but Lockheed Martin has continued to build the planes at a steady pace. The company, which builds the F-35 in Fort Worth, recently celebrated delivery of its 300th plane.
Hundreds of North Texas school kids visited American Airlines’ maintenance hangar at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport on Friday to learn about aviation and military careers as part of this weekend’s Sky Ball events. (October 21, 2016) Video by Andrea Ahl
The flight returned to D/FW Airport safely Wednesday night after flames were spotted coming from one of the engines. A passengers on the flight, which was bound for Seattle, shared his video of the landing.
Several high school students got a first hand look at careers in aviation at a week-long summer camp offered by the University of North Texas, Tarrant County College and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Police responded shortly after 9am to a report of a robbery with shots fired at Veritex Bank on Merrick Street near Camp Bowie Blvd. Three women were shot during the holdup. Witnesses reported seeing two suspects in hoodies fleeing on foot.
Police in Grand Prairie reported that 21-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound just after midnight on Thursday. Security video from a nearby business showed a male running west bound on Sara Jane Parkway after the shooting.
Breakfast customers at the IHOP on Quebec Street at Loop 820 had to eat, then run, as fire tore through the roof of the restaurant shortly after 7 am Thursday. No injuries were reported, and the cause is still being investigated.
A 12-year-old girl is in the hospital awaiting a new heart to repair the damage done to her heart during a brutal attack she endured while walking to a school bus. Her father said she is walking now, but remains in serious condition.
The last stretch of toll lanes on Interstate 35W opens Thursday connecting Alliance Airport area with downtown Fort Worth. Motorists wanting less congestion can pay for time saved. Connectors into downtown will be finished by the end of the year.
Former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett talks about the rape scandal at the school that led to the firing of Baylor president Ken Starr, athletic director Ian McCaw and football coach Art Briles.