DALLAS (AP) — Officials say an Englishman has been killed in a head-on collision at an off-roading event in North Texas.
The Montague County Sheriff's office says Steven Fairbairn was...
Union Pacific, BNSF working to restore rail traffic
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific says its crews are working around the clock so rail traffic can return to normal in Nebraska and adjacent states hard hit by floodwaters from a late-winter storm...
Fort Worth’s $1.2B Panther Island raises questions
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth's nearly $1.2 billion Panther Island project is pitched as a flood control measure that would bring a vibrant riverfront neighborhood to the city, but critics...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In a story March 7 and 8 about Dan Jenkins' death, The Associated Press erroneously reported that he was 89. He was 90.
DALLAS (AP) — Severe thunderstorms in Texas have left at least one person hurt, damaged buildings and flipped small planes at suburban Dallas airport.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech sophomore guard Jarrett Culver is The Associated Press Big 12 player of the year after helping lead his hometown Red Raiders to a share of the regular season...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Dan Jenkins only wanted to be a sports writer, even if that meant turning down the best player he ever saw.
Jenkins told the story in 2012 when he was inducted into the...
Texas seeks revenge on TCU
TCU (18-12, 6-11) vs. Texas (16-14, 8-9)
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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Sug Sutton scored 10 of Texas' 14 first-quarter points and finished with 21 to help the 21st-ranked Longhorns beat TCU 62-48 on Tuesday night for the No. 3 seed in the Big...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — No one has played more games for Kansas State than Barry Brown. The Wildcats have a chance to become Big 12 champs in his next one.
Noi, A-Rob double-doubles as TCU beats No. 19 Iowa St 75-72
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU is a much different team with Kouat Noi on the floor.
Noi was back Saturday after missing two games with a left ankle injury, scoring 20 points with four...
Man indicted for duping Texas school district out of $2M
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex...
Records: Chronic problems with elevators at Texas hospital
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An examination of hospital and other records reveals chronic problems with elevators at a Fort Worth hospital where a nurse was seriously hurt after stepping onto an...
TPG: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ TPG Specialty Lending Inc. (TSLX) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $14.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it...
Texas hospital: Elevator firm will be accountable in mishap
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief executive of a Fort Worth hospital says he's seeking a new contractor for its elevators after a nurse last month was critically injured when she stepped onto an elevator that continued to move.
Robert Earley with John Peter Smith Hospital said Friday that hospital officials intend to hold the current contractor, Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp., accountable for the Jan. 20 accident.
Teen given 25 years in custody for friend’s fatal stabbing
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has been ordered to spend 25 years in state custody after a Texas jury found her delinquent in the fatal stabbing of her best friend.
The sentencing came Friday, one day after a Tarrant County jury returned its verdict in Fort Worth in the May 29 killing of 14-year-old Nylah Lightfoot.
Smoke disrupts air traffic at North Texas’ 2 major airports
DALLAS (AP) — Flights at two major airports in North Texas were temporarily halted Wednesday after air traffic controllers were forced to evacuate a building because of smoke, and the resulting flight delays were expected to continue for hours.
Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said smoke was reported in the Terminal Radar Approach Control Center at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The smoke may have come from a nearby construction project, he said.
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Texas children found in dog cage placed in foster care
DALLAS (AP) — Four malnourished siblings, all aged 5 or younger, have been placed in foster care after authorities found them hungry and thirsty in a North Texas barn, two locked in a dog cage and the others smeared with excrement, authorities said Wednesday.
The Latest: Texas children found in dog cage
DECATUR, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Texas children found in dog cage (all times local):
Bond has been set for two parents charged with child endangerment after authorities found two children locked in a dog cage and two more smeared with excrement in a North Texas barn.
Texas sheriff: 2 malnourished children found in dog cage
DECATUR, Texas (AP) — Deputies on Tuesday discovered two malnourished children crammed into a locked dog cage and two more smeared with feces and urine in a barn in North Texas, in what a sheriff described as the worst case of child abuse he has ever seen.
Dotson scores 25 as No. 14 Kansas wins 82-77 in OT at TCU
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Even when Kansas won games earlier this season against three Top 25 teams, the Jayhawks hadn't celebrated in the locker room like they did after an overtime victory at TCU.
They are a much different team now than when they beat Tennessee, Michigan State and Villanova. Coach Bill Self and the Jayhawks are now starting four freshmen.
Texas defense contractor wants to expand border towers
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Fort Worth defense contractor that monitors part of the U.S.-Mexico border with high-tech surveillance towers is looking to expand the technology in more states along the southern border.
Texas man charged with recruiting on behalf of terror group
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Federal authorities have charged an 18-year-old Texas man with recruiting fighters on behalf of a Pakistan-based terrorist organization.
A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Fort Worth says Michael Kyle Sewell was charged Friday with conspiring to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization.
Texas mom gets 2 years in jail over 2015 death of her son, 2
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas woman has been sentenced to two years in state jail after being convicted of child endangerment in the 2015 death of her 2-year-old son in an attack blamed on her boyfriend.
North Texas online talk host struck, killed by passing train
HALTOM CITY, Texas (AP) — A former host with Glenn Beck's online talk show lineup has died after he was struck by a train in North Texas while jogging alongside railroad tracks.
Forty-nine-year-old Michael "Doc" Thompson worked for Beck's The Blaze website and before that for WRVA-AM in Richmond, Virginia
Police in Haltom City, adjacent to Fort Worth, say wireless earbuds were found and Thompson may not have heard the Amtrak train as he jogged in the same direction of the train Tuesday.
3 hurt in scaffold, construction elevator accident in Texas
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities say one person has been critically hurt and two others suffered lesser injuries in a scaffolding and construction elevator accident in a North Texas business district.
Fort Worth Fire Department spokesman Mike Drivdahl says it appears a construction elevator on the outside of a building partially collapsed around midday Wednesday.
Medical examiner: North Texas man killed when e-cig explodes
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A medical examiner says a North Texas man was killed when an e-cigarette exploded in his face.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office reports 24-year-old William Brown of Fort Worth died Jan. 29, two days after a vaporizer pen he was using at an e-cigarette shop in nearby Keller exploded. The medical examiner says shrapnel from the explosion severed his left carotid artery and peppered his skull.
FAA: Chicago’s O’Hare airport busiest in US in 2018
CHICAGO (AP) — O'Hare International Airport in Chicago was the busiest airport in the U.S. in 2018, surpassing Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the first time in four years.
The Federal Aviation Administration released data on Monday showing that O'Hare had more than 903,000 arrivals and departures during 2018. Atlanta's airport was second, with more than 895,000 arrivals and departures.
Man who tied concrete to wife gets life term in her drowning
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who admitted to killing his estranged wife by tying a massive chunk of concrete to her and throwing her off a bridge into a lake has been sentenced to life in prison.
Prosecutors in Fort Worth say Rodolfo "Rudy" Arellano pleaded guilty Wednesday to capital murder. He'll serve life behind bars without chance of parole.
The 36-year-old man could have faced the death penalty if convicted at trial.
Texas officer reinstated after confrontation led to firing
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas police sergeant has been reinstated more than a year after he was fired for ordering a rookie officer to use a stun gun on a woman who had called for help during a domestic dispute.
Fort Worth police Sgt. Kenneth Pierce had appealed his termination and was reinstated Wednesday after an agreement was reached with the city.
First Cash Financial Services: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ First Cash Financial Services Inc. (FCFS) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $48.1 million.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had net income of $1.09 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.12 per share.
The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.09 per share.
2 men dead after shooting in parking lot of Fort Worth store
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police say two men have died after being shot while in the parking lot of a North Texas home improvement store.
Fort Worth police on Friday tweeted that officers were searching for at least one person who was inside a vehicle that drove away following the shootings.
Car hood hampers getaway for Texas bank robbery suspects
DALLAS (AP) — Police in Texas have arrested a group of people suspected in a series of bank robberies after the hood on the car they were using to flee authorities popped up and covered the windshield, obscuring the road.
Authorities say the suspects were under surveillance by law enforcement officials Thursday when they attempted to rob a bank northeast of Fort Worth.
One woman was arrested at the bank, but three other suspects fled.
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5 Fort Worth officers fired after suspect’s death in custody
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Five Fort Worth police officers have been fired and two others have been suspended after a suspect's pleas for medical help while in custody went unheeded, leading to the man's death.
A police statement Tuesday says the officers answering the report of a prowler on July 26 arrested an armed man said to have been trying to break into a house.
TEXRail now serving Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The $1 billion TEXRail commuter line has begun service to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
The 27-mile rail line from downtown Fort Worth began transporting passengers Thursday. TEXRail trains are operated by the Trinity Metro transit agency.
Local Texas GOP rejects outing vice chair over his faith
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Republicans in one of the most populous counties in Texas voted Thursday to keep a Muslim doctor as their party vice chairman following infighting over some members' claims about his beliefs.
The executive committee of the Tarrant County Republican Party voted 139-49 to reject the effort to purge Shahid Shafi, a surgeon and City Council member in suburban Fort Worth.
The Latest: Local Texas GOP reject ousting Muslim vice chair
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on an effort to oust a Muslim surgeon from a top position in a local Texas Republican Party (all times local):
Republicans in one of the most populous counties in Texas have voted to support a Muslim doctor as a party vice chairman following infighting over some members' claims about his beliefs.
Texas county Republicans to vote on Muslim vice chair ouster
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Republicans in one of the most populous counties in Texas will decide this week if they should remove a party vice chairman who is Muslim following allegations he has denied that suggest he prefers Islamic over U.S. law and opposes the GOP's pro-Israel stance.
AZZ: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ AZZ Inc. (AZZ) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $15.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had profit of 59 cents per share.
The electrical equipment maker posted revenue of $239.5 million in the period.
AZZ expects full-year earnings to be $1.95 to $2.20 per share, with revenue in the range of $940 million to $960 million.
Nominee to be Baltimore’s next police leader withdraws
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore mayor's nominee to be the city's next police commissioner on Monday abruptly withdrew his name from consideration, the latest setback to the beleaguered force where leadership instability has become the norm.
Commuter train route opening delayed amid gov’t shutdown
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Officials are delaying the opening of a new commuter train service from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to downtown Fort Worth, citing the partial shutdown of the federal government.
The Fort Worth Star Telegram reports that operators said as late as Friday morning that the 27-mile line would open as scheduled on Saturday.
Family emergency postpones police leader nominee meetings
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor says community meetings and council hearings with her nominee for police commissioner will be postponed because of an emergency involving his family.
News outlets report that Mayor Catherine Pugh's office announced Thursday that Joel Fitzgerald won't be able to travel to Baltimore because of a medical emergency involving his son.
Sinkhole opens up in Fort Worth intersection
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A sinkhole appeared at an intersection in an area west of downtown Fort Worth popular for its shopping and restaurants.
One vehicle was towed away after partially falling into the sinkhole Thursday morning. Police said the front right tire of a vehicle went into the hole, but the left tire was still on the asphalt.
Roswell aids passengers after plane makes emergency landing
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Roswell city officials and staff at the city's visitors' center made inconvenienced passengers feel welcomed and comfortable after an American Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the Roswell International Air Center.
New Year’s Eve gunfire nearly hits pastor during sermon
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A bullet that was fired into the air as the New Year neared fell through a Texas church roof and narrowly missed a pastor, who said he then turned the service into a celebration of life.
Pastor Evan Risher said he was preaching to about 300 congregants at Ramp Church in Fort Worth shortly before midnight Monday when the bullet interrupted the already lively musical service, landing on the ground near his feet.
Texas commuter rail, covering 27 miles, launches next week
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A 27-mile rail system extending from downtown Fort Worth to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is scheduled to launch Jan. 5.
TEXRail trains, operated by the Trinity Metro transit agency, will make nine stops along the route, including in the suburbs of North Richland Hills and Grapevine.
The Dallas Morning News reports that $336 million in transit-oriented development has occurred so far as part of the project.
Texas man charged with capital murder in death of infant son
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A 26-year-old man is in custody and charged with capital murder in the death of his 2-month-old son.
Joseph Matthew Welborn of Fort Worth was being held in the Tarrant County jail Saturday on a $250,000 bond.
His son, Christian Welborn, died Dec. 21 shortly after being taken to a hospital with a skull fracture.