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A 14-year-old Fort Worth girl was sentenced to 25 years for killing her best friend

A girl found guilty of murdering her best friend was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday. She will be held in a Texas Juvenile Justice facility. On or before her 19th birthday, the court will make a determination whether to transfer her to an adult prison.


Murderer gets 46 years in prison for shooting black Fort Worth man after racist tirade

A jury sentenced a Benbrook man Friday to 46 years in prison for fatally shooting the roommate of his stepdaughter's ex-boyfriend after a racist tirade on Labor Day 2017. Kevin Ashley Parnell, 39, was convicted of murder and evidence tampering for shooting 28-year-old Sammie Dewayne Jones in the fac


Whose running for office in Fort Worth? Here’s a look at the 2019 local election

Some Texans may still be feeling the fatigue of the 2018 midterm, but the local election cycle is just getting started. Fort Worth voters can weigh in on city council, Tarrant Regional Water District and school board seats May 4.


These are the 10 best things to do in Fort Worth this weekend

It's a music-heavy weekend around Fort Worth, with events that will transport you to far-off places like New Jersey and Paris. Among your choices are a hit Broadway musical, a musical variety show, four days of classical music, a play both timely and timeless, two country music concerts, Shakespeare


Fort Worth Police Searching For Suspect Who Hit Stock Show Worker, Then Drove Away

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Police are searching for a suspect who they say hit a Fort Worth Stock Show worker on Feb. 2 and then drove away. Police say a traffic technician who was working during the stock show was hit by a white Nissan Rogue at around 4:30 p.m. on that day in the 3100 block of Lanca


Dog Owner Admits To Neglecting Dog In Fort Worth, Police Investigating

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas dog rescue and rehab said they had the worst animal cruelty case they have ever seen. A starved and scared five-month-old puppy is now in the care of Frisco Emergency Pet Care. Police are getting involved.


Man struck by train found dead in south Fort Worth by first responders

A man died after being struck by a train in south Fort Worth Friday. The incident occurred about 8:15 a.m. in the 11100 block of Waybridge Way, police said. This is a developing story. Check back for details.


Woman riding in back of pickup on I-35W killed after falling out and getting run over in Fort Worth

A woman was killed after she fell out of the bed of a pickup into traffic and was run over by multiple vehicles Thursday night, Fort Worth police reported. The unidentified woman was killed around 11:45 p.m. on Interstate 35W near East Rosedale Avenue, police said.


Next time it rains in Fort Worth, check this map

Five months after four people, including a mother and her 2-year-old daughter drowned in Fort Worth flash flooding, the city has launched an interactive map designed to provide drivers will real-time warnings about dangerous roads.


Fort Worth Council Member Sued Over Debt, ‘Good Friends’ With Judge

A Tarrant County judge says she will remove herself from a two-year-old debt collection case involving her 'good friend' who is a Fort Worth city leader after NBC 5 asked about the status of the case and possible conflicts of interest.


Man accused of taking photos as he stood in Fort Worth store restroom, police say

A Fort Worth man was in custody Thursday, accused of taking pictures of someone in a Walmart restroom in west Fort Worth, police said. The suspect has been identified as Shane E. Hughes, 44. He was arrested Wednesday and is being held in the Tarrant County Jail without bail. He faces a charge of imp


North Texas Man Arrested 2nd Time For Exposing Himself To A Child

COPPELL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Out on bond for allegedly exposing himself to a child last year in Duncanville, Courtney Poole, 34, has been arrested for the same crime, this time in Coppell.


Fort Worth Woman Discovers ID Stolen After Getting Billed For Items Purchased In Colorado

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A Fort Worth woman says she is the victim of identity theft in another state, and even after reporting it she claims it keeps happening. Kathleen Cammack says the first red flag that she may have had her ID stolen came in January when she and her husband received a Verizon


30 years on, the AllianceTexas project north of Fort Worth runs rings around lost Saturn plant

Sometimes the big deal that gets away proves to be a blessing. During the mid-1980s, Amazon was just a jungle, and all the buzz was about Saturn. General Motors was scouting the country for a place to build a $5 billion plant for its car of the future.


Payless files for bankruptcy. Here’s what it could mean for the shoe retailer

Fort Worth — It looks like the end of the line for discount shoe retailerPayless ShoeSource Inc. The same brand that popularized the buy-one-get-one half off sale planned to file for bankruptcy later this month for the second time in as many years. But according to a Reuters report, this bankruptcy


Driver leads police on 100-mph chase from Springtown to Fort Worth

A high-speed chase going the wrong way down State Highway 199 began in Springtown and wound up on Interstate 820 in Fort Worth, involving three police departments before the suspect crashed and was arrested.


Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Up to 60 Children Found Competent to Stand Trial

BEXAR COUNTY (NBC News) - A Texas judge has determined a former nurse, accused of killing as many as 60 children, is competent to stand trial. The ruling came down Thursday in the murder case of 68-year-old Genene Jones following a psychological evaluation.


New hotel tower project starts in downtown Fort Worth

A Dallas developer is breaking ground for a new hotel in downtown Fort Worth. Jackson-Shaw is building the 252-room, 16-story AC Fort Worth Hotel on Main Street in Fort Worth. The project is the first AC Hotel by Marriott in Tarrant County and will open late next year.


Beautiful Traditional-Style Home On The Market In Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, TX -- A three car garage, large living room, and decadent master bathroom are just some of the must-see features included in this property for sale in Fort Worth. The home was built in 1926. Learn more about the listing below.


An El Niño has officially formed. Here’s what it could mean for Dallas-Fort Worth

After several weeks of El Niño-like conditions, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that the climate pattern has officially formed. An El Niño is typically associated with wetter weather in the southern United States and milder conditions in the north, according to