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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.
Arlington Police Arrest 3 For Capital Murder Of Man Recording Music, 1 Suspect At Large
ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington Police have arrested three people in connection with deadly shooting of a man in a home while he was recording music on Thursday, March 7.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
2 mechanics die after being crushed by machinery at North Texas tractor shop
Two North Texas men died Wednesday after being crushed by heavy machinery they were working on at a Cleburne tractor-equipment shop. Vikunt Chand, 46, of Arlington and Robert Goldberg, 77, of Granbury were pronounced dead around 1 p.m.
'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
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
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.
Police Identify Man Who Beat Woman For Blocking Parking Lot Exit
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A brutal assault over parking in Deep Ellum caught on-camera lead to the arrest of a bartender named Austin Shuffield, according to an arrest warrant. Witnesses watched in horror as Shuffield attacked the 24-year-old victim Wednesday night.
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.
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.
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.
Arlington’s Hunter Pence Will Open Season On Rangers Roster
SURPRISE, Ariz. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — There was no guarantee at the start of spring training, but veteran outfielder Hunter Pence will indeed start the season with his hometown Texas Rangers.
Dallas-area teen in need of transplant asks high school classmates to become bone-marrow donors
DUNCANVILLE — David Mojica, 14, spent his lunch hour Thursday walking around his school cafeteria, asking his fellow students if they could save his life. In exchange, he offered a chocolate-chip cookie. Or a glazed donut.
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.
Crews on scene of 2-alarm apartment fire in Grand Prairie
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Firefighters are working to put out a 2-alarm apartment fire in Grand Prairie. Crews were called to the scene just before 2 p.m. Thursday, after a fire that started in between buildings spread to nearby apartments near Dickey Rd. and Indian Hills.
Female JetBlue crew members allege they were raped and drugged by pilots in Puerto Rico
Two unnamed women from Riverton, Utah, and Fort Worth, Texas, allege they and a third unidentified crew member were drugged by pilots in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in May 2018. The women said they met pilots Eric Johnson and Dan Watson on the beach while off duty and were handed beer to drink by the men