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What really happens when a kid finds a gun? Inside a Fort Worth hospital's study

You never know what a child will say, and you never really know what they will do, especially when they find a gun. But a new program called 'Aim for Safety' at Cook Children's Hospital is giving parents a chance to see for themselves what happens when their kids are left alone with hidden weapons.

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Noise Alert Issued for Fort Worth Residents Friday

Getty ImagesThe Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base is issuing a noise alert to residents for Friday, Nov. 16.The NAS Fort Worth JRB will have an aircraft noise event starting at 4:00 a.m.Four aircrafts plan to take off from the NAS Fort Worth JRB, which includes two tactical jets and tw


Family of Tarrant County Inmate Accused of Killing Cellmate Questions Jail

Inmate's family says he should have been in psychiatric treatment and not a Tarrant County jail cell NBC 5 News Clinton Don Simpson, left, died in the Tarrant County Jail, Nov. 8, 2018. David Faustino Flores, right, who was in the jail awaiting trial on a charge of injury to an elderly person, has b


Fort Worth council delays vote on possible $1.6 billion pension fix

Active and retired Fort Worth police officers, firefighters and general employees had packed the council chambers, opposing the potential reduction in annual cost of living adjustments (COLA) benefits in the city's proposed plan. The plan would reduce COLA benefits from two to one percent on base pe


As temperatures drop in Dallas-Fort Worth, how cold is too cold for dogs to be outside?

Dog owners worried about this week's plummeting temperatures have good reason for concern. The cold can turn deadly, especially for small breeds. Temperatures are expected to dip into the mid-20s overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. At 25 degrees, temperatures are considered dangerous for small and me


Routine creek inspection leads to Ice Age find at DFW Airport

It was a typical Friday at DFW International Airport for environmental analysts Roger Duval and Brandon Burks as they trudged along a creek on the west side of the airfield earlier this month. The two were making a routine visit to monitor the impact on the waters of a nearby construction site when


Thief ditched his truck, beer and stole a $300,000 Ferrari. It was found in Fort Worth

A thief ditched a dinged-up, 11-year-old Chevy Suburban and his beer in favor of a 2018 Ferrari parked in front of a Highland Park mansion with the keys still inside, police say.


Texas board reverses course, votes to keep Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller in history curriculum

AUSTIN - The State Board of Education has voted to keep Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller and several other historical figures in the Texas social studies curriculum. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, or TEKS, are baseline curriculum standards public school teachers use to create lesson plans an


Parker County deputy was shot by own gun — not trespassing deer hunter, sheriff's office says

Updated at 11:25 a.m. Nov. 15:Revised to reflect that authorities say the deputy's gun malfunctioned.Three days after Parker County authorities said a deer hunter shot a deputy investigating a trespassing call, they now say the deputy was shot by his own gun when it malfunctioned.Deputy Jarrett Turn


Thieves take more than $12,000 in electronics from Fort Worth homeless charity

Thieves stole more than $12,000 of electronics over the weekend from a Fort Worth nonprofit group that helps the homeless. Two men were caught on surveillance video Saturday night at When We Love in the 1100 block of East Lancaster Avenue, police said. In a Facebook post, nonprofit director Gary Wi


Brother of inmate accused of killing cellmate questions why they were housed together

Brandon Flores said his brother, David Faustino Flores, 43, suffers from schizophrenia and has hallucinations but had never been violent until October, when he was accused of hitting an elderly employee at a store.


Jailed Arkansas Lawmaker Sends Letter To President Trump Saying Inmates Want To Help “Build The Wall”

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Convicted former Arkansas State Sen. Jon Woods sent a letter to President Donald Trump with signatures of 80 federal inmates, including his own, asserting their willingness to help build Trump’s long-promised border wall.


Silver Alert Discontinued in Arlington

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Woman lured man from Fort Worth motel room before he was shot, police say

Updated at 9:30 a.m.:Revised to include the victim's age.A woman lured a 27-year-old from a motel room in Fort Worth before he was shot by a man hiding around the corner Sunday night, police said.Fort Worth officers were dispatched at 9:20 p.m. to the Days Inn motel at 4213 South Freeway, near Semin


Police seek killers after Dallas brothers died minutes apart, 1 in drive-by, 1 in crash

The two deaths occurred one after the other on Oct. 24 in the Fair Park area. The shooting victim, Marco Clewis, was found dead inside his home in the 4200 block of Copeland Street, police said.


Thieves swipe $15,000 in electronics from Fort Worth homeless shelter

The theft of as much as $15,000 worth of computers, TV's and other electronics, though, comes as a major gut punch for Gary Wilkerson Jr. and the staff atWhen We Love.


Keller student brings handgun, ammunition to middle school

FORT WORTH, Texas- There will be more security at Timberview Middle School after a student brought a gun and ammunition to school.Timberview Middle is in Fort Worth but part of the Keller Independent School District.Parents received a letter letting them know a student showed some bullets to a class


8-year-old Tarrant County girl wakes family in time to escape house fire 

An 8-year-old girl saved her family when she awoke early Monday to the smell of smoke in their White Settlement home.Kiley Cunningham got her parents and her 3- and 5-year-old brothers up as the house was filling with smoke,KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported."I play with my brothers a lot, and I don't want the


Growing Southwest Fort Worth, Texas, Dealership Sold; Family Ownership Retires

GRANBURY, Texas, November 12, 2018 (Newswire.com) -Located approximately 35 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas, just off US Hwy 377, Granbury Motorsports began life as a single-line Kawasaki dealership many years ago, with Mitch and Maureen Milson taking possession in 1991 after a career in corpor


Five Fort Worth firefighters among those from Texas headed to California to fight fires

Approximately 200 firefighters with 55 fire engines from local fire departments from across Texas, as well as teams from the Texas Forest Service at Texas A&M, began deploying to California Monday morning.