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14 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Southlake reopens Farm Road 1938/Randol Mill

Farm Road 1938/Randol Mill has reopened after being closed for nearly two months and causing massive traffic problems for Northeast Tarrant County drivers.

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Related Topix: Southlake, TX, Keller, TX

14 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Man sentenced to 30 years for attacking, threatening Fort Worth bus driver

An ex-con was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Wednesday for hitting a T bus driver in the face and threatening him with a knife.

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16 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Texas school marshals: Armed and covert, but will they help?

Prospective school marshals train with law-enforcement professionals at the firing range at the Tarrant County College Criminal Justice Training Center in Fort Worth, Texas, on July 20. Texas just trained its first class of armed school marshals, which aims to do for classrooms what the surge of sky marshals did for commercial airliners after the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Law, Criminal Justice, Texas, Fort Worth, TX

16 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Man gets 5 years' probation in revenge porn case

A 28-year-old man who exacted revenge on an ex-girlfriend by sending her email contacts videos he had secretly taken of their sexual acts pleaded guilty Thursday in exchange for five years of deferred adjudication probation.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Yesterday | Merced Sun-Star

Don't delay vaccinating children for measles

Tarrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the first case of measles in the county since 2013.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

North Texas Tax Office Adopts 'In God We Trust' Motto

The phrase is already on your money. The Tarrant County tax assessor thought it was fitting it should be on his office paperwork.

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Star-Telegram.com

Getting children ready for kindergarten really counts

As a parent of elementary school children, I know our hall closet is already stuffed with backpacks, school supplies and a few boxes of new shoes to replace those that summer has so lovingly worn to their current state of dinginess.

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Star-Telegram.com

Weatherford teen dies from car crash injuries

A Weatherford teen critically injured last week in a one-car crash in Parker County died Tuesday afternoon at a Fort Worth hospital, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Parker County, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Wig bandit indicted on bank holdup charge

A federal grand jury has indicted a Lake Worth woman called the "Wig Bandit" on bank robbery charges in a case where the 23-year-old has admitted to committing a series of holdups this year to pay for a heroin habit.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Rain, cooler temperatures headed for North Texas

FORT WORTH If you like it cool and rainy, Tarrant County is the place to be - at least for the next few days.

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Related Topix: Weather

Tue Jul 29, 2014

NBC Dallas

Cities Opt Not to Spray Despite West Nile Results

When mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in some North Texas cities, you may not see spray trucks at all.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Colleyville, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Return to sender

I was shocked to notice a phrase added to the envelope for my vehicle registration sticker from Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright.

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Star-Telegram.com

Property values soar across Tarrant County

A look at some of the cities and school districts in Tarrant County, their net taxable values and their percentage gain from the previous year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hurst, TX, Haslet, TX, Forest Hill, TX, Euless, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Tarrant County still on the lookout for measles cases

While no new measles cases have been reported since a Northeast Tarrant County resident became infected last week after attending a softball tournament in Kansas, officials still believe there will be more.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemiology, Denton County, TX

Dallas Morning News

Man found dead in Lake Lewisville was suspect in weekend stabbing

Authorities recovered the body of a man Monday evening who is suspected to have stabbed another person over the weekend on Lake Lewisville.

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Related Topix: Lewisville, TX, Denton County, TX

Poteau Daily News & Sun

Who got booked?

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center from 7-26-14 until 7-29-14.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Recent Drownings Reminder For Parents To Stay Vigilant

The accidental drowning of three toddlers within one week in Tarrant County has health officials urging parents more than ever to watch over their kids when they're near water.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Keller, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Body found near marina at Eagle Mountain Lake

Authorities continued on Monday to investigate the death of a Fort Worth man whose body was pulled out of Eagle Mountain Lake Sunday afternoon.

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Star-Telegram.com

Suspect found naked after burglary that left one man dead

A suspected burglar who police say viciously attacked two men inside their home early Sunday, killing one, may have thrown drain cleaner on the victims.

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Dallas Morning News

Falling temperatures follow weekend that saw year's hottest weather in Dallas-Fort Worth

Unless you're heading to Health Camp in Waco this evening for a burger and a shake, which sounds like a not-bad idea, don't expect to see much rain.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Weather, Dallas, TX

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