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3 Killed, 8 Injured in
Shooting at Texas Festival
Jul 4, 2023 4:15 PM CDT
3 Killed, 8 Injured in Shooting at Texas Festival
Shots were fired into crowd of hundreds in Fort Worth
- Three people were killed and eight others injured when shots were fired into a crowd of hundreds following a festival in a Texas neighborhood, authorities said. The shooting in the Fort Worth neighborhood of Como happened at about 11:47pm Monday, and police said a chaotic scene followed as people...
Looking to Start a Biz?
Check Out These Cities
Apr 30, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
Looking to Start a Biz? Check Out These Cities
Orlando tops WalletHub's ranking of America's most startup-friendly places
- It's been a tough few years for business owners across the nation, from the pandemic to rising prices due to inflation. However, current challenges haven't stopped some from mulling over launching their own business—a sign of what WalletHub calls Americans' unstoppable "entrepreneurial streak." In an...
Pilot's Ejection Caught
on Camera After
Fighter Jet Crash
Dec 16, 2022 1:52 PM CST
Pilot's Ejection Caught on Camera After Fighter Jet Crash
Pilot is OK after slow-moving accident at Texas military base
- The pilot of a fighter jet that crash-landed in Texas will be fine after ejecting from the plane after it hit the ground. The
describes the "bizarre slow-moving crash" that took place Thursday morning at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, where a spectator captured...
One of US' Oldest Kidnapping
Cases Has a Surprise Ending
Nov 28, 2022 9:10 AM CST
One of US' Oldest Kidnapping Cases Has a Surprise Ending
Melissa Highsmith, abducted as a baby in 1971, meets parents, siblings for first time
- Last month, Jeff Highsmith vowed to not give up looking for his sister, Melissa Highsmith, who was kidnapped as a baby in Fort Worth, Texas, more than 50 years ago. "I have to try," he said of his recently ramped-up efforts to find his older sibling, spurred by...
Former LA Angels Employee
Gets 22 Years in Pitcher's Death
Oct 11, 2022 7:14 PM CDT
Former LA Angels Employee Gets 22 Years in Pitcher's Death
Judge added 2 years because of remarks Eric Kay made about Tyler Skaggs
: Former Los Angeles Angels staff member Eric Kay has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison for giving pitcher Tyler Skaggs the drugs that killed him. District Judge Terry Means said he was sentencing Eric Kay, the team's former communications director, to two years over the statutory...
Shooting at a Fort Worth
Car Wash Leaves 8 Injured
Jul 5, 2021 1:50 AM CDT
Shooting at a Fort Worth Car Wash Leaves 8 Injured
One person started shooting, multiple people returned fire
- Eight people were wounded early Sunday when a person began shooting toward groups of people near a Fort Worth car wash and multiple people returned fire. Police said in a statement that the eight gunshot victims were taken to hospitals and were in stable condition, the AP reports. No suspects...
Woman Accidentally Shot
at Texas Gun Show
Jun 27, 2021 6:15 AM CDT
Woman Accidentally Shot at Texas Gun Show
Someone discharged a weapon indoors
- A Texas gun show attendee was minding her own business Saturday when she was suddenly struck in the foot with a bullet. Per the
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
, the incident occurred indoors before 5 p.m. at the Will Rogers complex, where the weekend's show touts some 1,000 exhibitors...
At Least 5 Dead in
Massive Crash Pileup
Feb 11, 2021 12:34 PM CST
At Least 5 Dead in Massive Crash Pileup
About 100 vehicles were involved on icy highway near Fort Worth, Texas
- An icy highway in Texas is being blamed for a massive pileup of vehicles Thursday that has left at least five dead, reports the
Fort Worth Star Telegram
. The toll could grow: Authorities were still searching vehicle by vehicle for trapped drivers and passengers, and several of the approximately three...
Here Are the
US Cities Hardest
Oct 26, 2020 11:20 AM CDT
Here Are the US Cities Hardest Hit Financially by COVID
Half of America's top 10 are located in one state
- With more than 225,000 dead and 8.6 million cases of COVID-19 in the US, the health consequences of the virus are obvious. But the financial repercussions have also been devastating, and some areas are suffering more than others. WalletHub looked at the biggest US cities across nine metrics...
Inmates Warned of Alarming
Conditions. Now, an Outbreak
Jul 22, 2020 6:34 AM CDT
Inmates Warned of Alarming Conditions. Now, an Outbreak
More than 500 test positive for COVID-19 at Texas federal medical prison
- More than 500 women at a federal medical prison in Texas have tested positive for the coronavirus, in one of the largest confirmed outbreaks at a federal prison, the Bureau of Prisons said. The number of confirmed cases at the Federal Medical Center-Carswell in Fort Worth jumped to 510 on...
Judge: Keep Baby on Life
Support Till the New Year
Dec 13, 2019 7:55 AM CST
Judge: Keep Baby on Life Support Till the New Year
Legal battle continues between family of 10-month-old Tinslee Lewis, Texas hospital
- A family that begged a Texas judge to keep a 10-month-old baby on life support has gotten its wish—at least for a few more weeks. The AP reports Judge Sandee Bryan Marion extended an injunction Thursday to keep Tinslee Lewis on life support at Fort Worth's Cook Children'...
More and More
Dec 4, 2019 10:25 AM CST
More and More Cops Carrying Batman-Style Tether
BolaWrap designed to wrap up suspect's arms or legs
- Police departments across the country are adopting a nonlethal device that would look right at home on Batman's belt. The hand-held BolaWrap 100 from Wrap Technologies dispenses an 8-foot-long barbed Kevlar cord designed to wrap up a person up to 25 feet away, similar to Batman's trusty tether...
8 Hours After
'We Got Her!'
Nov 19, 2019 9:20 AM CST
8 Hours After Girl Snatched From Street: 'We Got Her!'
Michael Webb, 51, will serve life in prison for kidnapping
- Police officers storm a Texas hotel room with guns drawn before the moment of relief comes. "We got her! We got her!" an officer says as an 8-year-old kidnapping victim emerges from a laundry basket where she'd been told to keep quiet on threat of violence against...
'Swing Set Susan' Unloads
on People in Public Park
Oct 27, 2019 12:00 PM CDT
'Swing Set Susan' Unloads on People in Public Park
Samantha Eley, 38, is also charged with impersonating a public servant
- A Texas woman has a new nickname—"Swing Set Susan"—and a legal charge that could put her behind bars for years. This after video went viral last week of Samantha Eley, who is white, angrily threatening to have Latino teens arrested at Dream Park in Fort Worth,...
Cop Who Killed
Oct 19, 2019 11:00 AM CDT
Cop Who Killed Texas Woman Wasn't Doing Welfare Check
And Atatiana Jefferson's funeral has been delayed amid a family conflict
- Seems the police officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson wasn't told to do a welfare check, CNN reports. Authorities say a neighbor's worried phone call was relayed to dispatch as an "open-structure call"—meaning it could have been an abandoned house, door left open, or even a...
Fort Worth Chief:
'Absolutely No Excuse'
for Woman's Killing
Oct 16, 2019 1:58 AM CDT
Fort Worth Chief: 'Absolutely No Excuse' for Woman's Killing
Officer's arrest warrant says victim pulled gun after hearing suspicious noises
- The furor Tuesday over the killing of a black woman by a white Fort Worth officer became increasingly about a gun pointed at a bedroom window. But the police chief and activists said the focus was on the wrong gun. Officer Aaron Dean was arrested on a murder charge Monday...
Cop Who Shot Woman Through
Window Charged With Murder
Oct 15, 2019 12:15 AM CDT
Cop Who Shot Woman Through Window Charged With Murder
Aaron Dean was arrested hours after he resigned
- The Fort Worth police officer who shot Atatiana Jefferson through her bedroom window early Saturday was charged with murder Monday—hours after he resigned . Officials say Aaron Dean was booked into the Tarrant County Correction Center and later released on $200,000 bond, NBC reports. Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus...
Cop Who Killed
Fort Worth Woman
Oct 14, 2019 2:15 PM CDT
Cop Who Killed Fort Worth Woman Through Window Has Resigned
Aaron Dean would have been fired had he not, said Fort Worth's interim police chief
- The Fort Worth officer who fired into a home's open window , killing Atatiana Jefferson, has resigned, per Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus. Kraus noted the department had intended to fire Aaron Dean today, but he resigned first. He added that criminal charges are possible and that he'll receive...
Nephew, 8, Was in the Room
When Police Shot Woman
Oct 14, 2019 6:58 AM CDT
Nephew, 8, Was in the Room When Police Shot Woman
They were playing a video game when they heard noises outside
- Atatiana Jefferson was proud of being a "cool auntie" and had been up late playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew when she was killed in her Fort Worth home by police early Saturday, lawyer Lee Merritt says. He says Jefferson and the boy—who was in the room...
Officer Kills Woman in Her
Home After Welfare Call
Oct 12, 2019 6:00 PM CDT
Officer Kills Woman in Her Home After Welfare Call
Atatiana Jefferson was apparently shot through her window
- Authorities in Texas say a black woman was fatally shot by a white officer inside her Fort Worth home after police were called to the residence for a welfare check, the AP reports. The shooting happened early Saturday after a neighbor called police to say the front door to the...
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