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Michele Rawleigh: Destructive beetle is knocking on Denton County’s door
The recent discovery of the emerald ash borer in Fort Worth has prompted several actions designed to slow the advance of the infestation, including a quarantine on the movement of some wood products out of Tarrant County.
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.
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.
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
Denton County's museum will celebrate 40th anniversary with exhibit of 40 artifacts
The Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum was founded shortly after Americans celebrated the nation's bicentennial. What: A celebration and opening of an exhibition of artifacts from the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum collection commemorating the 40th anniversary.
First Case Of Measles Confirmed In Tarrant County In 4 Years
TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Health officials have confirmed a resident of Tarrant County has tested positive for measles. This is the first confirmed case in the county since 2015.
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.
'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
Country singer Justin Carter dead at 35 after accidental shooting
FOX NEWS - Up-and-coming country singer Justin Carter has died after a gun accidentally fired while he was filming a music video. He was 35. Carters' mother, Cindy McClellan, told Fox News her son was filming a music video in Houston, Texas, on Saturday when a gun in his pocket "went off and caught
Argyle man killed in car crash in south Denton
An Argyle man died Wednesday after his vehicle crashed in south Denton, according to the Denton Police Department. Police responded to a reported single-vehicle crash in the 5100 block of Dakota Lane at 12:18 p.m., according to a DPD news release. First responders found a black custom-built two-seat
Overturned RV snarls southbound traffic on I-35 in Central Texas
WEST, Texas (KWTX) An RV that overturned Thursday on Interstate 35 snarled southbound traffic in West. The crash was reported just before 5 p.m. Thursday near the FM 2114 exit, closing all of the southbound lanes.
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
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.
Blotter: Arrest warrants issued after man takes photos of ex-wife in her home
A woman's ex-husband took photos of her through her windows, then fled the scene when she spotted him Wednesday evening, according to police. The woman had a protective order against the man, which means he can't legally be within 200 yards of her, contact her or engage in contact directed toward he
Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival sets the table for 2019 edition
The Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, a four-day event supporting the Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation, has announced two new events for 2019 – Culinary Corral and Ring of Fire: a Next-Level Cookout.
Liquor Stores Could Be Coming to Keller Thanks to a Petition
Keller could soon be the next Tarrant County city to have liquor stores. According to the City of Keller, the Texas Petition Strategies will launch a petition drive within the next few weeks and voters are asked to approve mixed beverage sales because there is a piece of annexed land where mixed bev
Why Fort Worth cafeteria workers are worried about their jobs, food quality
The future of Fort Worth school cafeteria workers has crept back into public dialogue as the district considers a potential food service contract with the May 4 school board election approaching.
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.
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.
Suspect jumps into Trinity River while trying to elude police
FORT WORTH, Texas - A chase in Fort Worth quickly turned into a rescue. Police say a man accused of several crimes ran from officers and jumped into the Trinity River Thursday afternoon to try to escape. But instead, he ended up yelling to officers for help.