CBD oils, made from cannibas, are mostly illegal here. Yet they’re being sold openly for their medicinal properties. The Texas Legislature, led by Fort Worth Rep. Stephanie Klick, needs to clear this up.
A month after an elevator at John Peter Smith Hospital (JPS) injured a nurse, we know her name — Carren Stratford — and the extent of her critical injuries. But we don’t know just how safe the elevators are.
Fort Worth and Dallas have long been rivals. But a consultant’s alarm that it could become a Dallas suburb has sharpened Fort Worth’s economic development sights on luring more Fortune 500 company headquarters.
Texas has never been better but needs to be, says Gov. Greg Abbott’s State of the State address. From property tax to school finance, to human and sex trafficking the legislature is poised for emergency action.
Everyone’s civil rights are at risk in the fight over illegal voting in Texas. The already walked-back claim of 95,000 suspect voter registrations and 58,000 ineligible votes in 20 years needs study, context.
Hospitals must protect patient privacy under HIPPA. We get it. But Fort Worth’s John Peter Smith Hospital, JPS, could be more forthcoming with details of an elevator accident that seriously injured an employee.
From a plaque in General Worth Square to a rally in Sundance Square and a Day of Service in Tarrant County, Fort Worth’s MLK Day was a mass dedication to King’s American dream of equality and justice for all.
Fort Worth’s TEXRail train to DFW has been packed with passengers exploring Tarrant’s new light rail. With stops in Grapevine and North Richland Hills, the region’s workers and businesses are more connected.
Fort Worth ISD school board trustee Ashley Paz may have been too vocal, but her colleagues went nuclear with lawyers and a public censure. A vendetta for her support of a stronger ethics policy for the board?
Tarrant County Republicans retained Muslim Shahid Shafi in a dramatic secret vote Thursday, inspiring his patriotic civics lesson and undoubtedly saving Shafi and the local GOP further injury, if not civil war.
After withdrawing from the Baltimore job, Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald faces a family medical crisis and uncertain future here — though city officials appear eager to embrace him if he reaches back.
Can it be so hard to face down bigotry? A vote by Tarrant County GOP leaders to retain Vice Chairman Shahid Shafi — despite the effort of a few to oust him for being Muslim — must come now and be overwhelming.
It’s a New Year and new day for transit in Tarrant County, with the Jan. 5 start of TEXRail commuter service from Fort Worth to DFW, North Richland Hills and Grapevine. Ride free in January, see what you think.
Someone had installed inadequate drainage in an culvert, and a consultant’s 2016 engineering report even warned Fort Worth about it. Yet nothing was done, and a mother and daughter drowned Sept. 8. Why?
The Star-Telegram has administered the Goodfellow Fund since 1912. But the fund needs help right now, to cover the cost of shoes and clothes for underprivileged Tarrant County students. Here’s how to help.
Even if Obamacare is terminally ill — and there’s great reason to doubt it is, even after a Fort Worth federal judge struck it down — the end wouldn’t come for many months. But Congress should stir nonetheless.
Some want to dismiss the Fort Worth Race and Culture report or embellish it before the council and citizens have fully digested it — or given its proposed medicine time to be tried. Let’s chew this over first.