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Tarrant County

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  • Fort Worth Schools Reopen

    Fort Worth Schools Reopen
    Schools are scrambling to get ready for students; everything from putting food in the fridge to making sure the cafeteria is free of germs. Cafeteria Manager Linda Tyrone says, "The rest of my staff will come in tomorrow, and even though the custodians...
  • Overnight Traffic Stop Turns Deadly in Denton County

    Overnight Traffic Stop Turns Deadly in Denton County
    A traffic stop turned into a deadly chase overnight in Denton County. Denton Police and Denton County Sheriff's Office say the suspect was traveling at high speed when he lost control of the car before crossing a ditch and rolling over as the vehicle...
  • Toll Lanes to Provide Quicker Commute

    Toll Lanes to Provide Quicker Commute
    Tarrant County commuters will soon be able to take advantage of a new way to a quicker commute. The massive DFW Connector project, set to break ground next year, will include toll roads. Greg Swindle who commutes 26 miles every day from his Keller home...
  • Obama win triggers run on guns

    Obama win triggers run on guns
    HOUSTON — A week after the election of Barack Obama, gun buyers across the country are voting with their feet, flocking to gun stores to stock up on assault rifles, handguns and ammunition. Some say they are worried that the incoming Obama...
  • Missing George W. Bush: A 'trend'

     
    by Mark Silva Imagine the delight of a retired president, roosting in Dallas where a presidential library and think tank are being erected in his name and reading the morning headline about Americans missing him. Then again, Matt Damon's Green......
  • 'Breastaurant' Controversy Sparks Debate In Southlake

    'Breastaurant' Controversy Sparks Debate In Southlake
    Call it the battle over the "breastaurant", that is the new nickname for a series of sports bar that feature waitresses in skimpy uniforms. There are already four of the racy restaurants in Grapevine, mainly billing themselves as sports bars. The...
  • Southlake-Carroll ISD Considers Earlier School Start Time

    Southlake-Carroll ISD Considers Earlier School Start Time
    Parents in the Southlake-Carroll school district could be asked to set their alarm clocks for an earlier start time in the fall. District officials are considering staggered start times that could send the youngest students to class at 7:35 in the...
  • US Supreme Court Considers Texas Death Row Inmate's DNA Test Request

    US Supreme Court Considers Texas Death Row Inmate's DNA Test Request
    A Texas death row inmate, convicted of murder in Tarrant County, will get the chance to plead his case before the U.S. Supreme Court for a DNA test, that he claims will clear his name. Henry "Hank" Skinner killed his ex-girlfriend and two other people in...
  • Water Park Plan Draws Controversy

    Water Park Plan Draws Controversy
    Shannon Davidson is not excited about the towering neighbor that could be moving in next door in Roanoke. "I think it could be great off anywhere along Highway 114," she said. "I just don't want it at this location." Davidson is worried that a...
  • Texas First: Child Abduction Response Team

    Texas First: Child Abduction Response Team
    The loss of Amber Hagerman more than a decade ago still haunts Tarrant County Sheriff, Dee Anderson. Anderson, who was the Arlington Police Chief led the search to find Hagerman after she was abducted from her bicycle in broad daylight. The search...
  • Texas Prisoners Set to Receive Swine Flu Vaccine

    Texas Prisoners Set to Receive Swine Flu Vaccine
    Thousands of at-risk prisoners in Texas may receive the swine flu vaccine before law-abiding citizens do, Texas prison officials said. Jason Clark, a Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman, said there are thousands of high-risk inmates --...
  • Dallas-Fort Worth health officials gear up for Swine Flu innoculations

    Dallas-Fort Worth health officials gear up for Swine Flu innoculations
    Dallas and Tarrant County health officials are preparing today to inoculate thousands of at-risk and uninsured residents for the swine flu on Friday. Hundreds of residents began calling the Dallas County health department's hotline by 8 a.m. to make...