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2 friends stab each other with pickax after night of drinking, Fort Worth police say

A man who stabbed another man with a pickax Thursday was arrested after the two men had been drinking at a Fort Worth home, police said. Donald Ray Clemmons, 52, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was being held at Mansfield jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. Donal

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-22 18:49:28

SusieCakes opening in Fort Worth this weekend

California-based bakery chain SusieCakes will open the door of its new location in Fort Worth's WestBend development this Saturday, Sept 23. To celebrate its grand opening, the bakery is hosting multiple events and promotions. The first 50 customers through the door at 10 a.m. on Saturday will recei

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:35:00

No Expanded Bus Service in Fort Worth as Council Members Skip Public Hearing

A last-minute push to expand public transportation in Fort Worth is dead in the water. That's because a few city council members think the proposal breaks a promise to taxpayers. The City Council had called a public hearing Friday to talk about expanding bus service out on the west side. But there w

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-23 00:44:25

World-Record Longhorn Sells for $165,000 at Fort Worth Auction

The longest horned bull in the world sold Friday evening for $165,000 at the return of the longhorn auction in Fort Worth. The horns on "Cowboy Tuff Chex" measure more than 100 inches from tip to tip, landing him in the Guinness Book of World Records. The live auction going on at the historic Fort W

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-23 03:42:03

World record longhorn sells at auction in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas -- A world record-holding longhorn bull sold for an eye-popping price on the auction block in Fort Worth Friday. The bull, named Cowboy Tuff Chex, went for $165,000 to Richard and Jeanne Filip, longhorn enthusiasts and breeders who own a ranch in Fayetteville, Texas. "I was kind o

WFAA - 2017-09-23 03:13:08

Where were you in '72? Fort Worth North Side football 3-0 for first time in 45 years

Before this week, if you were to ask a North Sider the last time the school's football team opened a season 3-0, one would get the look of being hit with a pop quiz the day after staying up all night playing video games. Eyebrows rose, lips became pursed, shoulders were shrugged. Though no one seem

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 03:25:00

Fort Worth billionaire Ed Bass backs Biosphere 2 facility with $30 million

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Fort Worth billionaire Edward P. Bass is giving $30 million to the University of Arizona to support the Biosphere 2 research facility. Biosphere 2 Director Joaquin Ruiz says Bass' gift will allow continued research into global climate change and other "grand scientific challenges" a

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:24:45

It's not just burger joints: one-hit (and sometimes more) restaurant-burger wonders

The Heimburger at Heim Barbecue & Catering consists of two Texas Akaushi beef brisket patties with American cheese, topped with bacon-burnt-end jam. That's the menu description, anyway. It doesn't do the burger justice. Behold the Heimburger at Heim Barbecue & Catering in Fort Worth The Heimburger c

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:39:00

Trade panel says low-cost solar imports hurt US companies

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, solar tech Joshua Valdez, left, and senior plant managerTim Wisdom walk past solar panels at a Pacific Gas and Electric Solar Plant, in Dixon, Calif. Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, wh

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 04:40:00

Russian hackers tried to compromise Texas in presidential election, officials confirm

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to influence the American presidential election in favor of electing Donald Trump, according to a report issued earlier this year by U.S. intelligence agencies. On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security contacted 21 states it said Russians tri

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 23:02:00

Loud talkers beware: Reno buses will be listening

FILE - In this March 2, 2016 file photo, a passenger boards a city bus while the driver looks on at the bus station in downtown Reno, Nev. A federal judge has given northern Nevada's largest public transit system the green light to begin recording audio along with video surveillance on city buses de

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 22:37:00

Alaska Gov. Walker proposes head tax to boost state revenue

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, Sheldon Fisher, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Administration, speaks at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. Gov. Bill Walker will propose a head tax on Alaskans to partially fill the multi-billion dollar gap between state revenue and spending.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 22:33:00

Mississippi Medicaid seeks more money for its current budget

Mississippi Division of Medicaid director David Dzielak, gestures as he explains the financial needs of his agency before the Joint Legislative Budget Committee hearing in Jackson, Miss., Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Mississippi Medicaid is requesting more money to get through the state budget year that

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 22:29:00

Deaf advocates say police must improve after fatal shooting

In this photo provided by the Sanchez family, Magdiel Sanchez is pictured in an undated photo. Sanchez was shot and killed when Oklahoma City police officers opened fire on him in front of his home Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, as he approached them holding a metal pipe. A department official said the po

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 20:23:00

Rangers Reaction: Odor's season of struggles magnified Friday

To be perfectly fair to the decrepit dump known as Oakland Coliseum, the baseball playing surface isn't bad for most of the season. But for the final six weeks, or from the point of the first home exhibition NFL game for the Oakland Raiders, there isn't a worse surface in MLB. The outfield grass is

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 06:03:00

Rangers drop in wild-card standings after loss to A's

Kendall Graveman allowed one run in seven innings, and Matt Olson connected for a two-run homer in the second inning against Nick Martinez as the Oakland A's beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 and pushed them a game further back in the wild-card race. The loss, coupled with a Minnesota Twins win, knocked t

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 04:46:00

McCain doesn't back GOP health care bill, drawing Trump ire

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-year-old McCain em

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 04:42:00

Evidence standards changed for campus assault investigations

The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when handling complaints. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said that President Barack Obama's p

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 04:40:00

Trump assures voters Strange is a stronger Senate candidate

President Donald Trump says his pick in the Republican runoff for Senate in Alabama is getting a "bum rap" as a friend of the Senate's majority leader. The distance Trump is trying to put between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and incumbent Sen. Luther Strange is a sign of the divided loyalt

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 04:40:00

First Lady heads to WH garden for planting, harvesting

First lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Trump called on world leaders to come together for the good of their children, delivering her first public remarks at the United Nations as the White House works to strength

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 16:02:00