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Southlake Carroll Hires New Football Coach

NBC 5 News The son of a onetime Southlake Carroll High School football coach will take his father's former job, NBC 5 has confirmed. Riley Dodge, the offensive coordinator at Justin Northwest, is the son of Todd Dodge, the popular Carroll coach for six seasons beginning in 2000. Riley Dodge also led

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-03-23 22:36:25

Video shows arrest at Fort Worth hospital involving indicted officer

A video that opens with a man using the telephone to make a phone call at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth has sparked a criminal investigation and a lawsuit and has criminal justice reform advocates in Fort Worth's African-American community calling for the firing of another police

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-23 03:00:00

Judge sets terms for Ethan Couch's release

FORT WORTH, Texas - Affluenza teen Ethan Couch will have to follow some strict guidelines once he is released from jail in a few weeks. Couch is set to get out of the Tarrant County jail on April 2, just days before his 21 birthday. But he still has several more years left on his probation. Judge Wa

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 17:43:00

Body found at chemical plant that exploded southwest of Fort Worth

Rescuers found human remains Wednesday at a Hood County chemical plant that exploded last week, officials said. The victim was believed to be Dylan Mitchell, 27, a worker at the Tri-Chem Industries plant who has been missing since the explosion. Rescuers had to halt the search for Mitchell while the

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-22 16:35:00

He ran into oncoming traffic in Fort Worth and was killed

A man who ran out of a gas station into oncoming traffic was run over and killed early Friday morning, Fort Worth police say. The man, who was not identified by police, came out of the bathroom of the Racetrac at 3204 Alta Mere Drive, ran from the station and into the street, where he was hit by a v

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-23 14:43:00

As 'affluenza teen' Ethan Couch leaves jail, he's found forgiveness from the unlikeliest place

Tim Williams, whose longtime friend Brian Jennings was among the four people killed by "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch's drunken driving in 2013, forgave Couch long before their first jailhouse visit. Now, after meeting with him almost weekly for two years, Williams believes Couch will leave jail April

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-23 11:00:00

She was a Western Hills High School senior with a bright future. It ended on a street.

Maria Watanave Espinosa's heart breaks every day since her 18-year-old daughter was killed last week in west Fort Worth. She and her husband have suffered through a parent's worst nightmare, getting a telephone call in the middle of the night about one of their children being in the hospital. Ilda E

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-22 18:17:00

He confessed to raping a young boy and has been behind bars 21 years. Was he railroaded?

A mentally challenged 12-year-old boy picked Johnnie Dunning out of a photo lineup and reportedly told his stepfather that "a black man raped me." Dunning, who is black and lived near the boy in Fort Worth at the time, initially claimed innocence but later pleaded guilty to raping the boy and has sp

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-23 20:11:00

Man used fake ID to buy Porsche at Dallas dealership, police say

Dallas police are looking for a man who used fake identification to buy a luxury car last month. (Dallas Police Department) The man first went to Palomino Motors in the 7000 block of John W. Carpenter Freeway in late January, police said. He tried to used a driver's license with his photo and some


Human remains found at Texas chemical plant explosion site

Human remains have been found in the wreckage of a North Texas chemical plant nearly a week after a worker went missing following an explosion and fire. In a statement, Hood County Fire Marshal Ray Wilson says the remains were found about 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Tri-Chem Industries plant near Cresso


Fort Worth police seek man who robbed bank, tried to rob another

The Fort Worth Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a man who they say robbed one bank last month and tried to rob another last week. On Feb. 26, the man walked into Colonial Bank at 10860 N. Beach St. and handed the teller a note that demanded money. After the teller hand


Man fatally shot after fight at Arlington 7-Eleven

A man was shot and killed Wednesday evening following a fight at a 7-Eleven in Arlington, police said. Officers think two men had an argument or altercation in the convenience store in the 2100 block of East Abram Street, near State Highway 360. One of the men walked away and the other reportedly

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-22 00:44:32

Body of missing man from Tri-Chem explosion found

Hood County Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson announced that about 3 p.m. Wednesday authorities discovered human remains at the site the fire and explosion on March 15 at the Tri-Chem Industries plant in Cresson. The remains have been taken to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office i


POLICE CALLS: Mach 14-21

Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period March 14-21. Not all calls for service result in a filed report: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 ARREST - 1203 block of N.W. 1st Avenue, 7:32 a.m. Harley L. McCown, 24, of Garland, was arrested on an outstanding count

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2018-03-22 19:30:00

Gun with 30-round magazine, drugs and cash seized in Arlington traffic stop

A 21-year-old Mansfield man is in jail after police say they seized drugs, cash and a gun with a 30-round magazine in a traffic stop he was involved in Monday night in Arlington. Brian Xavier Williams was pulled over in the 900 block of West Sublett Road, Arlington police spokesman Christopher Cook


Dallas police officer accused of indecency with a child

A Dallas officer accused of indecency with a child was arrested Tuesday, police said. Terance Thompson was taken into custody by Red Oak police and faces a charge of indecency with a child sexual contact, Dallas police said. Thompson is an eight-year veteran with the department assigned to the leg


Pick it up or pay a hefty fine? Fort Worth considers new "pooper scooper" ordinance

If passed, you could face a fine of up to $500 if you're caught not cleaning up your pet's poop It's the last thing you want to see, smell or step on. "The worst part is when I get into the car and I smell it later," said Marina Munoz. Dog poop is an unwelcome part of our landscape and the city w


After Being Shut Down the First Time, Free Underage Cool Kids Festival Is Back

"With the name, it all actually started as a joke," says Justin Piel, one of the event organizers. "Gabe Thompkins [another organizer] and I were driving one night and talking about setting up shows for our band, and the idea of having a festival came up somehow. "I ended up coming up with the name

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2018-03-22 09:00:00

Blotter: Two men arrested in southwest Denton County after 85 pounds of pot found in vehicle

Two men were found with 85 pounds of marijuana Tuesday night after a Denton County sheriff's deputy searched their vehicle in the Northwest High School parking lot near Justin, according to an arrest affidavit. Daniel Sandoval Denton County Sheriff's Office Oscar Roberto Martinez and Daniel Jos


Erin Brockovich Says She's Coming to Plano as Water District Claims Everything's Normal

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, famous for inspiring Julia Roberts' Oscar-winning performance in Erin Brockovich, is coming to North Texas. Brockovich, who blasted the North Texas Municipal Water District last week for using a common cleaning procedure, announced on Facebook on Tuesday that