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First measles case confirmed in Tarrant County

FORT WORTH, Texas — A case of measles was reported to Tarrant County Public Health this week. While one is not a big number, the disease is extremely contagious. "This disease is spread through the air in a room," said Russell Jones, Chief Epidemiologist at TCPH.

WFAA - 2019-03-21 22:50:00

Tarrant County Medical Examiner: Jenkins dies in hospital

Sandy Jenkins, the former Collin Street Bakery accountant who was caught embezzling almost $17 million died Friday in a Fort Worth federal prison hospital, according to Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Case Records.

CORSICANA DAILY SUN - 2019-03-21 19:01:00

Man’s ‘badly decomposed’ body found inside closet in Texas, police say

A grisly discovery was made in Texas on Thursday when a man’s body was found inside a closet, authorities said. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department arrived at the scene in response to “a call for a DOA,” police said in a statement. At the address was an apartment building, MySanAntonio.c

FOX NEWS - 2019-03-21 22:52:16

Snake removers find 45 rattlesnakes underneath Texas house

Two Texas snake removers found 45 rattlesnakes underneath a house when responding to a call. The snake removers were able to successfully remove all of the animals from the home.

NBC NEWS - 2019-03-21 22:01:36

Judge allows Ethan Couch to remove his ankle monitor

A Tarrant County judge has allowed Ethan Couch to have his ankle monitor removed. Couch is now 21 and became known as the "affluenza teen" during his trial for killing four people in a 2013 drunken driving crash in southeast Fort Worth.

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2019-03-21 22:53:00

Tarrant County Town Could Soon have Liquor Stores

KELLER, TX – The city of Keller could be the next city in tarrant county to allow liquor stores. For the issue to get on a city ballot, close to 7,500 signatures are needed. A political action committee representing bars and restaurants recently hired Texas Petition Strategies to launch a petition d

WBAP.COM - 2019-03-21 13:20:03

Fort Worth Police Chase, Arrest 4 Armed Robbery Suspects In Stolen Car

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Four people suspected of at least two armed robberies overnight in Fort Worth were arrested early Thursday morning after leading police on a chase in a stolen car.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2019-03-21 10:57:04

P!nk Stops at Buc-ee's During Texas Road Trip

Singer P!nk is in the middle of her 'Beautiful Trauma' Tour and her and the family made a pit stop at Buc-ee's along the way!. The pop star posted on Instagram Thursday morning photos of her and the family inside the Texas-sized travel stop on Instagram.

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2019-03-22 01:42:39

'We're treating them like animals.' Lawmakers debate bill to lower heat in Texas prisons

AUSTIN — Torture. Intolerable. A death sentence. These are some of the words used to described the conditions inside state jails and prisons in the summer months, when the hot Texas sun can push temperatures past 130 degrees. Lawmakers who heard the testimony Thursday — from guards, inmates' familie

DALLAS NEWS - 2019-03-21 21:29:00

Abducted Central Texas children were bound with zip ties, duct tape

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Two Belton children who turned up in Arizona with a truck driver a day after they were reported missing told authorities their hands were bound behind their backs with zip ties and their legs were secured with duct tape, an FBI probable cause affidavit says.

KWTX - 2019-03-21 20:57:00

Country singer Justin Carter dead at 35 after accidental shooting

FOX NEWS - Up-and-coming country singer Justin Carter has died after a gun accidentally fired while he was filming a music video. He was 35. Carters' mother, Cindy McClellan, told Fox News her son was filming a music video in Houston, Texas, on Saturday when a gun in his pocket "went off and caught

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2019-03-21 20:08:00

New Weatherford businesses taking shape

Several new businesses are in the process of establishing themselves in Weatherford. Construction and other work are progressing on Kentucky Fried Chicken near Aldi, The Washhouse car wash on Santa Fe Drive, Grand Adventures entertainment park behind Home Depot, Pet Supplies Plus in front of Home De

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2019-03-21 21:56:00

Man shot, killed inside Fort Worth liquor store

FORT WORTH, Texas - A man who tried to rob a liquor store in Fort Worth shot and killed another man inside. Fort Worth police said it happened Wednesday morning at Hugo’s Liquor in the 4600 block of the Benbrook Highway.

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2019-03-21 18:40:00

Texas House passes bill legalizing lemonade stands run by kids; next stop is Senate

The Texas House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill that would legalize lemonade stands run by children. The bill, sponsored by Republican Rep. Matt Krause, sought to legalize what's typically considered a harmless hobby or fundraiser that kids participate in for fun. Lemonade stands and o

FOX NEWS - 2019-03-21 21:34:00

3 Tarrant Co. Cities Find Solution for Tricky Intersection

Three quickly growing cities in Tarrant County have been faced with a unique problem that called for a collaborative and innovative solution. Traffic at the intersection of Heritage Avenue and Cheek Sparger Road (approximately 1/2 mile west of Texas 121) has increased exponentially over the past few

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2019-03-21 09:36:43

CCSO, troopers find suspect in Fort Worth killing on I-35 in Gainesville

Authorities in Cooke County arrested a man Wednesday afternoon who’s suspected in a Fort Worth killing that took place that morning. Deputies were advised at about 2:15 p.m. March 20 that a suspect in a killing was traveling north on I-35 and Fort Worth Police Department was trying to locate the sma

GAINESVILLE DAILY REGISTER - 2019-03-21 16:52:00

Liquor Stores Could Be Coming to Keller Thanks to a Petition

Keller could soon be the next Tarrant County city to have liquor stores. According to the City of Keller, the Texas Petition Strategies will launch a petition drive within the next few weeks and voters are asked to approve mixed beverage sales because there is a piece of annexed land where mixed bev

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2019-03-22 01:19:58

Fort Worth resident stops to buy a $20 lottery ticket, walks out a millionaire

There’s a new millionaire in town. Someone who went to the 7-Eleven on North Tarrant Parkway recently, and bought a $20 Stacks of Cash scratch off lottery ticket, hit the jackpot.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2019-03-21 15:06:00

Lawmakers split on medical CBD oil bills

Many bills in the Texas Legislature are related to medical cannabis, including some that aim to allow further access of it to Texans. State Rep. Stephanie Klick, R-Fort Worth, filed House Bill 3703 earlier this month. The bill would expand upon the Compassionate Use Act, established in 2015 to legal

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2019-03-21 22:59:00

In Tarrant County's 'Vet Pod,' Inmates Who Served Their Country Serve Their Time

A special section of the Tarrant County Jail known as the “vet pod” holds a unique group of inmates – veterans who once served their country and are now serving their time.

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2019-03-21 02:35:47