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Video shows arrest at Fort Worth hospital involving indicted officer

A video that opens with a man using the telephone to make a phone call at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has sparked a criminal investigation and a lawsuit and has criminal justice reform advocates in Fort Worth's African-American community calling for the firing of another police

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-23 03:00:00

Man Faces Murder Charge After Gunning Down Man Outside Arlington Convenience Store

A man is in custody and facing a murder charge after another man was gunned down on an East Arlington street Wednesday night following an altercation at a nearby convenience store, police say. Arlington police said officers were called to a shooting on the 2100 block of East Abram Street at about 6:

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-22 20:24:06

Fort Worth cop, hospital being sued after punch caught on camera

It was November 2016, and then-20-year-old Henry Newson had just been released from Harris Methodist Hospital near downtown Fort Worth. "This was a young African-American kid with no criminal history, no criminal record," said his attorney, Matthew Bobo. "He'd been in the hospital for two days and

WFAA - 2018-03-22 23:40:00

Body found at chemical plant that exploded southwest of Fort Worth

Rescuers found human remains Wednesday at a Hood County chemical plant that exploded last week, officials said. The victim was believed to be Dylan Mitchell, 27, a worker at the Tri-Chem Industries plant who has been missing since the explosion. Rescuers had to halt the search for Mitchell while the

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:35:00

Community Leaders Call for Firing of Fort Worth Officer Who Punched Man

Two African-American leaders in Fort Worth on Thursday called for the firing of a police officer who was recorded on video punching a man in the face with no apparent provocation. Officer Jon Romer was indicted two weeks ago, accused of official oppression and perjury, over an incident that happened

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-22 22:50:16

Judge sets terms for Ethan Couch's release

FORT WORTH, Texas - Affluenza teen Ethan Couch will have to follow some strict guidelines once he is released from jail in a few weeks. Couch is set to get out of the Tarrant County jail on April 2, just days before his 21 birthday. But he still has several more years left on his probation. Judge Wa

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 17:43:00

Pick it up or pay a hefty fine? Fort Worth considers new "pooper scooper" ordinance

If passed, you could face a fine of up to $500 if you're caught not cleaning up your pet's poop It's the last thing you want to see, smell or step on. "The worst part is when I get into the car and I smell it later," said Marina Munoz. Dog poop is an unwelcome part of our landscape and the city w

WFAA - 2018-03-21 23:23:00

Texas, nationwide retail gasoline prices up this week

COPPELL, Texas-Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the country are up this week. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the statewide average price at the pump rose 6 cents this week to reach $2.35 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. are paying an average $2.57 per gallon of gasoline, which is up 4 c

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 02:20:29

He once duped jailers to escape Colorado lockup. Years later, he's jailed in Fort Worth

A 44-year-old Texas man released in 2016 after serving time for murder and attempted capital murder in Bexar County was back in jail Wednesday in Fort Worth. Jail records identified the parolee as Steve Cabello, who in 1998 duped deputies at the Denver County Jail in Denver, Colo., by switching iden

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-21 16:13:00

Murderer who once traded places with brother to get out of jail is now in custody in Fort Worth

A convicted murderer who once swapped places with his brother to sneak out of a Colorado jail is behind bars in Tarrant County. Steve Cabello (Texas Department of Criminal Justice) Steve Cabello, 44, was arrested Tuesday on a parole violation and remained in the Tarrant County jail Wednesday, re

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-21 19:55:18

Gun with 30-round magazine, drugs and cash seized in Arlington traffic stop

A 21-year-old Mansfield man is in jail after police say they seized drugs, cash and a gun with a 30-round magazine in a traffic stop he was involved in Monday night in Arlington. Brian Xavier Williams was pulled over in the 900 block of West Sublett Road, Arlington police spokesman Christopher Cook

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-21 12:31:00

Owner of Fort Worth pizza fave is about to blast into liquid-nitrogen ice-cream biz

Back in January, we wrote about Creamistry, a liquid-nitrogen ice cream shop coming to Fort Worth's Left Bank shopping center (that's the one with the Tom Thumb and the Hopdoddy Burger Bar off of West Seventh Street). "Coming soon" signs for Creamistry have been up for weeks. Among the latest in a s

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-21 16:12:00

Dallas police officer accused of indecency with a child

A Dallas officer accused of indecency with a child was arrested Tuesday, police said. Terance Thompson was taken into custody by Red Oak police and faces a charge of indecency with a child sexual contact, Dallas police said. Thompson is an eight-year veteran with the department assigned to the leg


Fort Worth Police Investigating Toddler's Death

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - Fort Worth police say its Crimes Against Children Unit is investigating after a toddler died last weekend. His cause of death is still listed as pending. Two-year-old Saiden Robertson lived at the Park Place Apartments in Fort Worth. Saiden Robertson Neighbors say they wan


Can Race Street become Fort Worth's next hot urban village? $5.6 million project may help

Henry Vasquez speaks bluntly about the east Fort Worth neighborhood where he runs a small business. "This whole neighborhood needs a makeover, and I'm looking forward to it," said the operator of Born Late Records & Tattoos, at 2920 Race St. But Vasquez, 50, who is also a heavily-inked rock 'n' roll


Fort Worth woman faces intoxication manslaughter charge in passenger's death

A Fort Worth woman was arrested early Sunday morning and faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter in the death of Asly Soto, 23, according to police. Denise Soto, 21, drove a white Jeep into a tree near 3200 Deen Road shortly after 2 a.m. , police said. The wreck resulted in the death of her pass


Fort Worth couple opens 'pay what you can' restaurant featuring great food, no prices

The busiest tables at lunch in Fort Worth these days may be at a new place called Taste Community Restaurant. That's because some of the best food in town is served here, yet some people don't even pay for their meals. And that's fine with the owners. Opened on the Near Southside last December, the


Authorities looking into death of Fort Worth 2-year-old

Police and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services are investigating the death last weekend of a 2-year-old Fort Worth boy. Saiden Robertson, who lived in an apartment complex near Interstate 30 and Brentwood Stair Road, died just after 1 p.m. Saturday after being transported to the e


"Affluenza" case: Ethan Couch, who killed 4 in DUI wreck, set for release

Ethan Couch, the so-called "affluenza" teen, is brought into court for his adult court hearing at Tim Curry Justice Center in Fort Worth, Texas April 13, 2016. REUTERS/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Max Faulkner/Pool FORT WORTH, Texas - A 20-year-old who as a teenager used an "affluenza" defense for a d


Fort Worth scores more high-tech manufacturing jobs with help from Texas 'deal-closer' fund

A London-based biotech company nabbed a $730,000 grant from the "deal-closing" Texas Enterprise Fund to expand its Fort Worth plant, Gov. Greg Abbott's office announced on Tuesday. Smith & Nephew, which supplies advanced medical equipment to more than 100 countries and employs almost 200 people in T