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Police investigating shooting threat against Arlington school

Police are looking into a written threat made at Arlington High School suggesting a shooting will occur at the school's pep rally on Friday. An inside source sent the Arlington Voice a photo which appears to show writing on the inside of a bathroom stall at the school. "Shooting tomar 10/20/17 durin

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2017-10-20 01:43:14

Drunk driver kills Arlington woman on highway

A woman was killed after a drunk driver crashed into two vehicles which were pulled over on the shoulder of a highway. The collision happened at approximately 12:40 a.m. on Thursday. Police said two vehicles were stopped on the outside shoulder in the 4300 block of West Interstate 20 due to a mechan

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2017-10-19 14:07:39

Arlington pedestrian killed by suspected drunken driver on Interstate 20

A 42-year-old woman standing near disabled vehicles on Interstate 20 was killed early Thursday when a truck crashed into the vehicles, police said. Police arrested the driver of the truck and he faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter. Authorities with the Tarrant County medical examiner's offic

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 15:52:00

Arlington Police In Standoff With Wanted Person

ARLINGTON (CBS11) - Arlington Police are in a standoff Wednesday evening with a suspect barricaded inside a home. The scene is near Randol Mill and Inverness Drive. Police said they responded to a call about illegal parking. It turns out the car in question is stolen and the person in the house is w

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-10-19 01:14:00

Lamar student douses Whataburger after Arlington football loss

Whataburger and high school football are in the news again. Following Arlington High win over Arlington Lamar 31-23 on Oct. 13, students went to the Whataburger restaurant about three miles west of Lamar's Cravens Field football stadium. At around 11 p.m., a student from Lamar entered and started to

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-20 01:05:00

Here's why the sky was so smoky near Arlington Thursday

If you noticed the sky was extra hazy Thursday, particularly near Arlington and Grand Prairie, it was likely from a controlled burn in the Midlothian area, officials said. Arlington firefighters received 15-20 calls about the smoke on Thursday morning, said Lt. David Tyler, fire department spokesma

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 20:05:00

Tabletop games event benefits homeless families served by Arlington Life Shelter

Games Day hosted by Partners of the Arlington Life Shelter on Oct. 24 promises a fun-filled afternoon beginning with a luncheon followed by game playing and a silent auction, and the proceeds will benefit Arlington Life Shelter and their programs for homeless families. Games Day hosted by Partners

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 00:50:00

Arlington teacher receives 'Oscar of Education'

ARLINGTON -- A North Texas teacher was recognized today with what some call the Oscar of Education, recognition and a big cash prize for excellence in teaching. At a surprise school assembly at Arlington Collegiate High School, teacher Jennifer Fuller received the Milken Educator Award and a $25,000

WFAA - 2017-10-18 23:50:37

Arlington police arrest barricaded suspect with outstanding warrants

A man with outstanding arrest warrants who barricaded himself inside a residence near Randol Mill Park surrendered to authorities on Wednesday. Police said officers responded to a parking violation call in the 2100 block of Iverness Drive about 11 a.m. Wednesday and encountered the man who was barr

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 01:49:00

Pedestrian killed in fatal crash on I-20

A pedestrian was killed Thursday morning in Arlington while pulled over on the shoulder of I-20. Investigators believe there were two cars stopped on the outside shoulder of the 4300 block of W. I-20 because of a mechanical issue. A pickup truck was driving eastbound and drifted off the road and str

WFAA - 2017-10-19 15:16:21

Mayor's address highlights Arlington's success

The theme "Made in Arlington" was the headline of Mayor Jeff Williams' State of the City Address given before a packed audience on Wednesday. Approximately 600 citizens filled a room at the Arlington Convention Center as Williams delivered the annual address, which provides insight into the city's g

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2017-10-18 20:58:29

Dallas Cowboys will host 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

The NFL is bringing the 2018 NFL Draft to Texas. More important, it is coming to Arlington April 26-28. The NFL awarded the three-day draft to the Dallas Cowboys and it will be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The Cowboys submitted several bids for the draft, including a dual site with The Star i

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-18 16:18:00

Woman killed by drunken driver after she pulled over for car trouble, police say

A 42-year-old woman was killed after she was struck by a drunken driver as she was trying to fix her vehicle on the shoulder of Interstate 20 in Arlington, police said. The driver, who was identified as Austin Churkey, was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter, police said. Two vehic

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-10-19 14:16:43

Tucson police: Man killed by officers in exchange of gunfire

Tucson police say a man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers who had responded to a report of a shooting stemming from an altercation involving several people. Police say preliminary information on the Wednesday night incident indicates that the man fatally shot by police was one of th

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 14:57:00

Police: Driver killed in crash in Auburn, Maine

Police say a driver died instantly when a car struck a tractor-trailer in Auburn, Maine. Deputy Police Chief Jason Moen says the driver of the small sedan was killed and the passenger was injured in the crash around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The tractor-trailer driver was unhurt. The Sun Journal reports that

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-18 13:08:00

Police name man killed in hit and run on South Carolina road

Police have released the name of a man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver earlier this week in South Carolina. The Charleston County Coroner's Office told local media outlets that 58-year-old Calvin Gorrelle of Charleston died when he was hit on a street near Interstate 526 around 8 p

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-18 12:58:00

More needs. Less money. Rangers' 2018 budget isn't adding up

The Texas Rangers have more holes to plug this off-season than they've had in at least the past five, and general manager Jon Daniels claims that he will be doing so with less money than he had to spend last season. That doesn't sound like a winning formula, yet Daniels expects the Rangers to win.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 20:47:00

What's With All the Smoke in North Texas Thursday?

If you're seeing a lot of smoke in Mansfield Thursday morning, you're not alone. NBC 5 has received multiple phone calls, emails and messages about the smoke. Mansfield police dispatch said the smoke is from a controlled burn at U.S. Highway 287 and Kimble Road. The smoke can be seen for miles in

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-10-19 15:45:01

Will this video persuade Amazon to build HQ2 in North Texas?

Touting the region's diversity, pro-business climate, access to research facilities and even the prevalence of delicious tacos, leaders from the Fort Worth and Dallas chambers of commerce on Thursday unveiled a video aimed at persuading Amazon to build its second headquarters in North Texas. "I love

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 15:40:00

Teen arrested who allegedly headed up shooting that killed mother of five

Though he claims he never fired a shot, a 19-year-old Forest Hill man is facing a murder charge for allegedly heading up a drive-by shooting last month that left a mother of five dead. Jose Cruz Diaz, also known as "Joey Cruz" and "Chips", was arrested Wednesday on a murder warrant. He remained Thu

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-10-19 16:47:00