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Railroad employee killed in workplace accident on Union Pacific line

A railroad employee died Friday morning in what Arlington police are investigating as a workplace accident. According to a release, police were notified just after 11 a.m. of an accident in the 800 block of Stadium drive in which a railroad employee was struck by a train. The employee, who has only

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2017-09-22 19:55:30

These athletes' inspirational teammates are family - literally

A lot of volleyball players will tell you their teams are like a family. In the case of Justin Northwest seniors Oakley O'Dell and Analise Lucio, there is some literal truth to that claim. O'Dell is the third of four sisters that have played for the Lady Texans during a time period that spans from g

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:20:00

Husband molests five young girls at wife's at-home day care and tries to blame his sick behavior on a car accident

A Waxahachie, Texas, man who sexually abused five children at his wife's day care was sentenced to prison on Thursday. The Dallas Morning News reports that Dennis Ray Avery, 58, victimized the five children-all younger than 6-at his wife's home-based day care over a two-year period. After pleading g

CRIMEONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:41:49

Waxahachie man who molested five young girls gets five life sentences

A Waxahachie man has been sentenced to five life sentences and $50,000 in fines for sexually assaulting five young children over a two-year period. Dennis Ray Avery (Ellis County District Attorney's Office /Ellis County District Attorney's Office ) Dennis Ray Avery, 58, pleaded guilty to five cha

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:09:56

Adopt me! Meet Rocco

Rocco came to HSNT after being evacuated from the Galveston County Animal Resource Center after Hurricane Harvey. This handsome 3-year-old had been waiting there patiently for a home before the storm, so he is now looking for love in North Texas. Rocco loves to snuggle with his stuffed toys, and wi

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 14:51:00

It's not just burger joints: one-hit (and sometimes more) restaurant-burger wonders

The Heimburger at Heim Barbecue & Catering consists of two Texas Akaushi beef brisket patties with American cheese, topped with bacon-burnt-end jam. That's the menu description, anyway. It doesn't do the burger justice. Behold the Heimburger at Heim Barbecue & Catering in Fort Worth The Heimburger c

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:39:00

Lee Park Renamed Oak Lawn Park, For Now

Now that the Robert E. Lee statue is gone, his formerly eponymous park in Oak Lawn is getting a new name. The city of Dallas Parks Board voted unanimously Friday morning to give Lee Park a new placeholder name, returning the park to its original name, Oak Lawn Park, until the city can go through the

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 15:54:00

Rangers Sweep Mariners, Stay Close In Wild-Card Hunt

SEATTLE (AP) - Cole Hamels has a long history of winning down the stretch, and he gave the Texas Rangers exactly what they needed Thursday night. Hamels dominated for eight innings, Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo went deep and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 to hang around the AL wild-car

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 12:14:00

Rangers Reaction: Here's why Hamels stout start was so important

The Texas Rangers have played their final game of the season at Safeco Field, where temperatures ranged from cold to really cold during their three road trips to the Pacific Northwest. It doesn't matter whether the roof is open or closed. This place is just cold. Out of curiosity, I did one of the

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 06:49:00

UNT looking to innovation, international collaboration to accelerate its growth

The University of North Texas is looking to partnerships across India and China as well as in Frisco to help strengthen and grow the university in the coming year. UNT President Neal Smatresk explained the strategies he's planning to deploy this year to create the "next generation research universi

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 22:36:47

Rangers, HKS unveil new design of Globe Life Field

The Texas Rangers unveiled the design of the new Globe Life Field on Thursday, with an updated version of a classical look. Taking a cue from Globe Life Park, the team introduced an asymmetrical shape for the new park that will draw all the fans closer to the action, as well as an improved environme

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:00:09

Lady Roos dominate district home opener

The 10th-ranked (TGCA) Weatherford Lady Roos (29-5, 3-0) won their 3-6A home opener in a clean sweep over Keller Timber Creek Tuesday night. Keller Timber Creek never had a chance and fell 25-15 in Game 1, 25-10 in Game 2 and 25-7 in Game 3. The Lady Roos' momentum grew Tuesday as the match went on

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 11:00:00

Railroad worker killed by train in Arlington, police say

A Union Pacific railroad worker was killed when he was struck by a train Friday morning in Arlington, police said. The man in his 40's was with other workers who were trying to switch train cars on the Union Pacific Railroad when the incident occurred about 11:09 a.m. in the 800 block of Stadium Dri

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:58:00

Union Pacific worker fatally struck by train in Arlington

A Union Pacific employee was fatally struck by a train in Arlington on Friday morning, police said. Officers were called at 11:09 a.m. to an area near the 800 block of Stadium Drive, near Globe Life Park, where an employee had reported that another railroad employee was struck by the train, accordi

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:25:00

Rare discovery made at an Arlington dig site

ARLINGTON -- A rare discovery at an Arlington dig site officially has a name. After four years of digging and cleaning off bone -- this 20-foot reptile is ready for its close-up! "Here we have a skull of a brand new species of a fossil of crocodilian here, in front of us, Deltasuchus motherali," say

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-09-22 01:32:58

Dispute Could Lead To Firefighters Leaving Arlington

ARLINGTON (CBS11) - A dispute between firefighters and the City of Arlington could lead to a mass exodus of firefighters, according to the president of the Arlington Professional Firefighters Association. The firefighters association says the city could strip them of more than a million dollars in b

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 00:57:00

Football: Eagles need short memory before homecoming

TRYING TO GET BY - Decatur's Dayne Chapman looks to get away from Midlothian Heritage tacklers. Messenger photo by Joe Duty The Decatur Eagles' unbeaten start to the season hit a wall last week against Midlothian Heritage. Decatur will need to bounce back quickly as another big test awaits Friday wi

WCMESSENGER.COM - 2017-09-20 17:08:40

Even postgame Whataburger celebrations have limits

Whataburger on Glade Road in Euless - like many of the orange and white fast food restaurants - apparently is the place to be after a high school football game. Hundreds of Colleyville Heritage students made their way to that particular Whataburger, less than a mile south of Heritage High School, a

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 21:15:00

Man fatally shot at Arlington apartment complex

A man in his 40s was shot to death Wednesday afternoon at an Arlington apartment complex, police said. Officers responded about 5 p.m. to the Rush Creek Apartments in the 1200 block of White Hall Road, near West Sublett Road, where they found the man dead in the parking lot. Witnesses reported seei

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-21 02:41:23

Police Arrest Man for Fatal Shooting of Man in Arlington

Police said they arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Arlington Wednesday night. Arlington police said they found the victim - later identified as Leonard Byrd - at the Rush Creek Apartments in the 1200 block of White Hall Road at about 5 p.m. Wednesday. Witne

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-21 15:21:04