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7 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

1 Dead, 4 Injured in Head-On Collision

The Tarrant County Sheriff's office says they're investigating a head-on collision that left one person dead and four seriously injured Monday night.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Marquez, TX

8 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Inmate who hanged himself in Fort Worth Jail dies two weeks later

Gregory Hooper, 23, of Cleburne was pronounced dead about 3:30 p.m. Sunday at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's office.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

One person dead in Tarrant County crash

One person is dead after an apparent head-on collision in Tarrant County, and White Settlement Road west of Chapel Creek Boulevard is expected to be closed in both directions for several hours.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Nov. 4 ballot

Acceptable IDs include a driver's license, a state-issued personal ID card, concealed handgun license, military card and citizenship certificate with photo or a passport.

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Related Topix: Azle, TX, Forest Hill, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Review: Dallas DanceFest

Performers on Saturday will be: Bruce Wood Dance Project, Avant Chamber Ballet, Chado Danse, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Repertory Dance Company, Chamberlain Performing Arts, Mejia Ballet International, Tarrant County College Northeast Mover's Unlimited and Houston's MetDance.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Arts, Ballet

Star-Telegram.com

'Tabachin Ribbon' sculpture takes place in downtown Fort Worth

Beginning Thursday, nearby streets were closed so a crane could hoist part of the sculpture into place, said Martha Peters, vice president of public art for the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

More rain on its way today for Fort Worth area

Thunderstorms dropped almost half an inch of rain at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Friday morning and more storms are expected the rest of the day, but the skies could be clear for the start of high school football.

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Related Topix: Weather, The National, Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Arrested Fort Worth police captain alleges retaliation

A Fort Worth police captain who was arrested in December on accusations that he assaulted his wife - but was never formally charged - says he was the victim of racially motivated retaliation by the police chief.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Texas Tribune

Commissioners OK Betting on Historical Horse Races

State Rep. Matt Krause, R-Fort Worth, explains HB627 to the Select Committee on Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility on March 13, 2013.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

77-year-old man sentenced to seven years for sexually assaulting child

A Tarrant County jury sentenced a 77-year-old Fort Worth man to seven years in prison on Friday for sexually aassaulting a 10-year-old female relative.

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KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Texas cyclospora outbreak linked to fresh cilantro

Health officials in Texas say they found a link between fresh cilantro from Mexico and a bacteria that is making dozens of people ill.

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Related Topix: Mexico, World News

Dallas Morning News

Explosion involving fireworks kills one man, injures another in Arlington

Police tell our media partners at KXAS-Channel 5 that the two men, both of whom are in their 20s, appeared to have been tampering with fireworks at the time of the explosion, which occurred around 11 p.m. in a house on the 2600 block of Hedgeapple Dr. Police told Channel 5 it looked like they were trying to removed gunpowder from the fireworks.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Dallas Observer

Argyle ISD Arms Its Teachers for Back-To-School Security Initiative

The tiny city of Argyle has its own police department and school police chief -- do their teachers need to carry firearms as well? With around 2,000 students in the district's three campuses, Argyle ISD is a small, quiet district located smack dab in the middle of Denton and Fort Worth, off Interstate 35. And this school year, some teachers at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Argyle, TX, Denton, TX, Fort Worth, TX

CBS Local

Man Shot Near TCC Campus In Arlington

Law enforcement officials in Arlington are searching for a suspected gunman who shot someone near Tarrant County College's southeast campus.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Tarrant County compiles resources to help felons succeed at life after prison

Eight months pregnant and freshly free after spending 78 days in jail for dealing drugs, Casey Short had a lot of questions.

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Related Topix: Prison

Star-Telegram.com

Two found dead in bedroom in far north Fort Worth

Police were investigating the deaths of a 44-year-old man and 25-year-old woman whose bodies were found Wednesday evening in the bedroom of a house in far north Fort Worth, police reported.

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Star-Telegram.com

Trial begins for Arlington man accused of killing family of three

The Arlington man accused of driving drunk last year is not responsible for the deaths of the family in a car he hit, his attorney said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Star-Telegram.com

Man indicted in beating death of former Tarrant County judge

A 28-year-old Lubbock man remained in custody Wednesday in a Lubbock County jail after he was indicted in the beating death of a former Tarrant County judge.

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Related Topix: Lubbock County, TX

NBC Dallas

2nd Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas Co.

According to the health department, the person was infected with the virus during recent travel to the Dominican Republic and was diagnosed after returning to Dallas County.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Local

Police Officers Not Indicted In Teen's Fatal Shooting

A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict three Grand Prairie police officers in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old suspect during a shootout on Christmas Day.

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Related Topix: Grand Prairie, TX

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