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WATCH: Denton County Sheriff Ashamed After "Arrest Of One Of Our Own"

DENTON, Texas - Officials revealed Wednesday that a sergeant with the Denton County Sheriff's Office has been arrested on child sex charges. In a press release statement Sheriff Tracy Murphree said Patrol Sergeant West Jordan was arrested on Tuesday by the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office Internet Cr

FILMINGCOPS.COM - 2018-03-18 14:43:27

WATCH IMPLOSION: Fort Worth Westchester high rise to come down

The 12-story Westchester Plaza building in Fort Worth is set to come down around 8 a.m. Sunday. The 12-story Westchester Plaza building in Fort Worth is set to come down around 8 a.m. Sunday. On your mobile device? Click here to watch the building implosion. The building located at 8th and Pennsyl

WFAA - 2018-03-18 14:24:00

Intoxicated driver crashes into cars in Oak Cliff yard, police say

A driver who police say was under the influence of drugs and alcohol drove into the front yard of a residence in Oak Cliff early Sunday morning, hitting multiple parked cars. Johnny Demps, 47, was driving northbound at a high speed in the 2600 block of South Vernon Avenue around 1:30 a.m., police sa

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-18 14:04:29

Blotter: Woman accused of shoplifting had six warrants

A loss prevention employee at Walmart on Loop 288 told police a woman had put clothing inside her purse and attempted to leave the store without paying for the items. The woman was also found to have six active warrants from Denton police for driving-related offenses, according to a police report. S

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-03-18 21:28:49

Fort Worth woman faces intoxication manslaughter charge in passenger's death

A Fort Worth woman was arrested early Sunday morning and faces a charge of intoxication manslaughter in the death of Asly Soto, 23, according to police. Denise Soto, 21, drove a white Jeep into a tree near 3200 Deen Road shortly after 2 a.m. , police said. The wreck resulted in the death of her pass

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-19 14:47:00

There's a new Lottery millionaire in Fort Worth. But who is it?

A Fort Worth resident is the state's newest millionaire, courtesy of the Texas Lottery. But we may never know who he or she is, because the person who won $1 million on the $1,000,000 Big Money scratch-off ticket chose to remain anonymous. A state law passed by the Texas Legislature last year lets l

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-19 16:32:00

Grand Prairie Police Investigating Box in Front of High School

NBC 5 News Police are investigating a "box of unknown origin" that was found at the front of Grand Prairie High School Monday morning, district officials said. The front of the school is blocked off as a precaution based on what is happening in Austin, district spokesman Sam Buchmeyer said. School i

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-19 14:37:43

Lawsuit: Suspect begged for mercy from Fort Worth police officer accused of brutality

An African-American man claims that two Fort Worth police officers and a security officer beat and handcuffed him while he was at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. One of those officers, Jon Preston Romer Jr., 38, has been indicted on a charge of official oppression for hitting the

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-17 21:55:00

Girl sexually assaulted by her manager at Dallas Long John Silver's, lawsuit alleges

A Dallas woman says her 16-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by a manager at a Long John Silver's in September while she was on the job, according to a lawsuit filed this week. Jeremiah Wayne Turner (Dallas County Jail) Jeremiah Wayne Turner, 28, was arrested Feb. 22 and charged with sexu


Blotter: 55-year-old Denton woman found dead in bath tub

A 55-year-old Denton woman was found by her family dead in a bath tub in the 1000 block of Ector Street on Friday, according to a Denton police report. Officers and paramedics responded to a call at approximately 8:30 a.m. about the woman found unconscious after being submerged in a bath tub for an

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-03-17 21:55:15

Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! And the Westchester Plaza goes down in Fort Worth

Vernon Gilmore stood on a bridge Sunday morning to watch the implosion of an old friend _ the Westchester Plaza. In his high school days, the 70-year-old Euless resident had helped his uncle paint some of the rooms at the 12-story building. And he rented his first apartment at the Westchester Plaza.

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-18 14:32:00

Dallas Police Searching for 38-Year-Old Woman

Dallas police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 38-year-old woman. Ruth George was last seen Saturday at 2 a.m. in the 9900 block of Ridgehaven Drive, police said. She is described as a 5-foot-5 white woman with brown hair and blue eyes, police said. She was last seen wearing a g

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-17 19:58:03

This Fort Worth quarry will be transformed with hotels, a beach and even a ferris wheel

A rock quarry can scar otherwise-pristine land, but there are beautiful examples around the world of these old mining pits being re-purposed as nature parks, recreational areas and tourist attractions. And now, Fort Worth residents soon will have a recycled quarry of their own. A project known as Qu

WFAA - 2018-03-18 00:41:00

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for parts of North Texas

Update (2:25 p.m.): A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of North Texas, including Dallas and Tarrant counties, until 11 p.m. Here's the outlook for Saturday: If you have late afternoon or evening plans, don't completely tune out the weather. By mid-afternoon, storms will develop ma

WFAA - 2018-03-17 18:54:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Woman Killed in Fort Worth Hit & Run Crash

A woman has died Thursday morning after she was the victim of a hit and run driver in West Fort Worth. The crash occurred on the northbound service road of West Loop 820, near Camp Bowie Blvd West, where she was apparently walking, about 3:30 a.m. She was transported to a nearby hospital, and died s


Dallas police: Suspect exposed himself, masturbated inside Target

DALLAS -- Police are needing your help identifying a suspect who allegedly exposed himself inside a Target in downtown Dallas. According to police, the incident happened on March 5 at about 1 p.m. at the store in the 2400 block of N. Haskell Avenue. The victim noticed the suspect, near the books an


Man dies after being ejected from motorcycle on Fort Worth freeway

A 52-year-old man died in a traffic accident in which he was ejected from his motorcycle into freeway traffic Tuesday night, police said. Terry Hollinghead, who lived in Irving, collided with a vehicle near the intersection of Texas 183 and Texas 360 shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday, said officer Tracy


Police sent 17 units to Fort Worth shooting Wednesday night

A shooting in the Woodhaven area of Fort Worth on Wednesday night prompted police to send out 17 units from the time of the shooting until early Thursday morning. A bullet grazed a man in his lower back, said Officer Tracy Carter, a police spokesman. The incident happened on the 6000 block of Martin


At least 1 injured in chemical plant explosion in Hood County

HOOD COUNTY -- At least one person was injured in a chemical plant explosion in Hood County. It happened Thursday morning at a plant at 2600 North Cresson Highway (State Highway 171), just northwest of Cresson. Google Maps identifies the plant at that address as Tri-Chem Industries, a "chemical blen