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Arlington police release footage showing fatal shootout during traffic stop

Arlington police have released dash- and body-cam footage of the moments leading up to the shootout during a traffic stop last week that left one man dead and an officer seriously injured.


8 places federal employees in North Texas can get a free beer, cup of coffee, movie ticket, even a plate of spaghetti

Americans are experiencing the longest government shutdown in history. For federal employees — many going without pay — some North Texas venues are offering free admission and free fun. Read on to find where federal employees can find free beer, free movies, $1 burgers and more.


Mother outraged over school attack in Mansfield

ARLINGTON, Texas — A high school fight caught on camera is raising questions for one Mansfield mother whose son appeared to take punch after punch from a classmate. “And be punching a fellow student like this? What are the teachers doing?” said Bola Afolabi, mother of Bisade Afolabi, a 17-year-old s


Texas mayor resigns amid accusation of using city funds to see Michelle Obama

Forest Hill, Texas, Mayor Lyndia Thomas and Mayor Pro Tem Beckie Hayes submitted their resignations on Wednesday, ahead of a public hearing over alleged misconduct and expenses related to the former first lady’s book tour event in Dallas last year.


She was found unresponsive in her Tarrant County jail cell and died the next day

Authorities are investigating the death this week of a 37-year-old Haltom City woman found unresponsive inside the Tarrant County Jail. Jennifer Espinoza had been indicted in June on a charge of possessing a controlled substance (methamphetamine) with intent to deliver.


Police chase robbery suspect into Tarrant County, back to Dallas County. 3 in custody

Law enforcement units in Dallas chased a robbery suspect into Tarrant County and then back into Dallas County, according to Star-Telegram media partner WFAA-TV. After about a 15 minute chase, three people were taken into custody after the driver stopped near a field, according to scanner traffic and


Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot

HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.


2 men injured in shooting, officer involved in wreck while responding at Fort Worth Home Depot

Two men were injured after firing upon each other, and a police officer was injured in a crash while responding to the shootings Thursday night in Fort Worth. The incident happened around 9:43 a.m. outside a Home Depot in the 7900 block of Interstate 35W in south Fort Worth. It started with an argum


Personal Information Taken From Tax Filing Office Found In North Texas Dumpster

FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman in Mansfield got a call from a man who said he found her personal information in a dumpster. The documents were found in a Mansfield industrial office complex about ten miles from the Liberty Tax Alta Mesa office in Fort Worth where they were filed.


North Texas Agencies Providing Food For Local Government Employees

MANSFIELD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – There’s some sigh of relief for North Texas government employees who are trying to make ends meet while still wondering when they’ll get their next paycheck.


Man Dead After Being Hit By Vehicle On Highway In Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle on a highway in Fort Worth early Friday morning. The crash happened at around 5:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes of U.S. 287 near Riverside Drive.


Former janitor accused of indecency with 6-year-old girl at Tarrant County school

A former janitor for a Tarrant County school district has been accused of touching a 6-year-old child inappropriately at an elementary school. Lewis Wayne Rawlings, 70, of Kennedale was arrested at his home Tuesday on a charge of indecency with a child by sexual contact. He remained in the Mansfield


Texas celebrates School Choice Week

Starting Sunday, cities across the United States are celebrating National School Choice Week to shine a light on the many education opportunities that are available for students. Many local school officials agree that giving students as many school options as possible is the way to go.


Sting is coming to Texas this summer

Sting is heading to Texas this summer. The singer is set to headline the first-ever KAABOO Texas set for May 10th to 12th at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium. The Killers and Kid Rock will also headline the three-day fest, which also features Lynyrd Skynyrd, The B-52s, Joan Jet and the Blackhearts, The Engl


Woman found shot to death in home in Fort Worth

Fort Worth police are investigating the shooting death of a woman found Friday in a home in the southeast part of the city. Police found an unidentified woman with multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body around 5:52 a.m. at a home in the 6000 block of McKaskle Drive west of Interstate 820.


Tarrant County GOP had fought back on religious bigotry but now a controversial appointment revives anti-Muslim bias

For a party that just made a major step toward beating down fringe anti-Muslim factions in its midst, Tarrant County Republicans have now become their own worst enemy. The county’s GOP last week overwhelmingly voted down an ill-conceived effort to oust county vice chairman Shahid Shafi on the basis


Arkansas lands ninth 4-star recruit for 2019 as Texas safety Jalen Catalon commits to Razorbacks

Chad Morris and his Arkansas staff continue to win big on the recruiting trail with the latest victory coming from Mansfield, Texas as the Razorbacks just landed the commitment of defensive back Jalen Catalon.


Missing Melcher-Dallas teen found in Texas

Police investigators in south Texas have found a missing Iowa teenager on Friday. According to a release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Liberty "Libby" Boley was found Friday morning in south Texas; she was unharmed.


“The Book of Mormon” Returns to North Texas

“The Book of Mormon,” which played record-breaking runs in Fort Worth and Dallas, returns to North Texas for limited engagements Jan. 22-27 at Bass Performance Hall, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth; and Jan. 29 through Feb. 3 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, presented by Dallas Summer Musical


Domestic Violence Kills Woman Inside Her Home, Suspect At-Large

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Police found a woman dead from gunshot wounds to her upper body Friday morning in east Fort Worth. It happened in the 6000 block of McKaskle Drive near Ramey Avenue.