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SEPTEMBER 16: Yes campaigners take part in a demonstration in Buchanan Street on September 16, 2014 in Renfrew, Glasgow, Scotland. With just two days of campaigning left before polling stations open and voters across the country will hold Scotlands future in their hands.
A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder in a road-rage killing and attempted capital murder for shooting at deputies during standoff 10 months later. A Tuesday statement from the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office says Jesus Ray Ybarra was sentenced after entering his guilty pleas Monday in Fort Worth.
That's because a statue of Tim Cole - the Fort Worth man unjustly convicted of rape who died in prison and was exonerated years later - will be unveiled in Lubbock before a crowd of family, friends and politicians. "It's awe-inspiring to me," said Cory Session, Cole's younger brother.
Officials and residents are looking for ways to calm the chaos on roads around a new charter school in far north Fort Worth. The International Leadership Texas-Keller Charter School opened Aug. 21 with about 1,300 students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Glimcher and Washington Prime are real estate investment trusts, or REITs, that invest in shopping malls and community shopping centers. WHAT'S NEW: Washington has agreed to buy Glimcher for about $4.3B in a cash and stock deal.
While helping coach his son's baseball team this weekend, Ben rolled audio on an interview with one of the 6 year old players whose favorite show is a little out of his age range. The Ben and Skin Show airs weekdays from 3-7p in Dallas-Fort Worth on 105.3 The Fan.
FORT WORTH - A man who fell nearly 15 feet into an empty suite at AT&T Stadium on Saturday night is improving. A man who fell nearly 15 feet into an empty suite at AT&T Stadium on Saturday night is improving.
Police in Fort Worth are asking for public assistance in identifying two men that robbed a mobile phone business on Eastchase Parkway. According to police, two black males entered the Verizon store on 1251 Eastchase Parkway around 7:00pm on Tuesday September 2nd and pointed a black pistol at the clerk - demanding access to the vault.
Chris Young played the second sold-out show of his career at Billy Bob's in Ft. Worth, Texas over the weekend.
Mexican-based developer Leobardo Trevino is bullish on Dallas. This picture is a file photo from March 2012 that was taken of Trevino within the historic Statler Hilton.
Many customers of Hurricane Electronics, a RadioShack franchise in Summerville, have been asking owner Bill Via recently if his business will go dark once RadioShack pulls the plug. "I have people calling me at home, I had people come up to me at church yesterday asking, 'what's going on, is RadioShack going bankrupt, is that going to affect you?'" Via said.
A college football fan is still recovering in the hospital on Monday after falling over a low-level railing at AT&T Stadium in Arlington over the weekend. According to officials with the Arlington Fire Department, the male victim fell about 12 to 15 feet, from the first row of seats into one of the field-level suites.
Cindy Zimmerman and Lance Mitchel were married June 30, 2014, at Yosemite National Park, Calif., with Father Mitchel Zimmerman officiating. The bride is a graduate of Fort Hays State University and University of Houston College of Optometry.
Sept. 18: The Grand Prairie Memorial Library , Main Branch 900 Conover Dr., Grand Prairie, 75051 has volunteer genealogy members who introduce patrons to the genealogy room in the library on the third Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 20: National Archives Fort Worth is open the third Saturday of every month, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Computers, microfilm machines, and free printing available.
Fans cheer as Toadies take the stage at the Dia De Los Toadies festival at Panther Island Pavillion in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
Members of Broadway Baptist Church, a historic downtown Fort Worth presence since the 1880s, rededicated their building Sunday to celebrate a $2 million renovation. Public officials were on hand at the church, 305 W. Broadway Ave., for a service that included the Festival Brass ensemble and choral processions, said Drew Herring, minister of adult education and outreach.
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