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Alvarado man dies in 1-car crash
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:14:04 -0700

An Alvarado man died early Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Farm-to-Market Road 917, according to Texas Department of Public Safety accident reports and the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s website.

H-E-B schools irk some by requiring proof for Good Friday excused absences
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:33:59 -0700

The Tarrant County district will ask for evidence that students attended worship but will also take a parent’s note.

Fort Worth Community Center Breaks Ground, 1800 CAR WRECK Lends Support
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:09:00 -0700

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- State Rep. Nicole Collier, an attorney with the Eberstein & Witherite law firm, joined Tarrant County Commissioner Roy Brooks and others at a groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of the Bethlehem Community Center on Friday, April 4. The historic community center, which first opened in 1939, has been a safe haven for many ...

Texas man gets life sentence for stabbing attack
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:31:48 -0700

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tarrant County prosecutors say a 36-year-old man will serve a life sentence for a stabbing attack that left his ex-girlfriend seriously wounded and her mother dead. Prosecutors announced Friday that Samuel Velez of Fort Worth will not be eligible for parole following his capital murder conviction.

Deans & Lyons Lawyers Obtain a TRO against HashFast Technologies, "Freezing" its Bitcoin Wallets
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:45:00 -0700

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Tarrant County district judge entered a temporary restraining order against HashFast Technologies, LLC and HashFast, LLC, enjoining certain activities related to its Bitcoin wallets. The TRO, entered on March 27, 2014, was obtained in connection with a lawsuit filed by Cypher Enterprises, a company based in Southlake, Texas.  In the lawsuit ...

AG seizes on newspaper report about FBI probe that includes work by Wendy Davis' firm
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:53:29 -0700

The records at the center of the story were gathered by the Travis County District Attorney's office following a complaint about Davis' work for the NTTA from her 2012 reelection opponent, former state Rep. Mark Shelton. The district attorney's office closed its investigation after determining that if anything illegal had occurred, it had happened in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, where the Travis ...

Open Carry Texas: 2nd Amendment March raises 1st Amendment Disagreement in Arlington
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:13:56 -0700

Members of Open Carry Tarrant County marching around Keller with AR-15’s, shotguns and modified AK-47’s. No problem there but during a recent march in Arlington the walk generated some 911 calls like this. 911 Operator: “Arlington 911.” Caller “We’re actually …

Arlington police block gun-toting protesters from City Council meeting
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:28:23 -0700

ARLINGTON — A founder of Open Carry Tarrant County walked into Arlington City Hall Tuesday night with a six-shooter holstered to his hip. Police said they have never allowed firearms at Council meetings. Kory Watkins countered that Texas law doesn't recognize his 1851 black powder revolver as a firearm... just an antique. "Very deadly," Watkins said, but legally not a firearm. But when an ...

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:55:04 -0700

A dangerous Russian drug that has suddenly become popular in North Texas may have contributed to at least nine recent deaths in Tarrant County.

Public Integrity Unit closed ethics investigation of Wendy Davis for lack of jurisdiction, timeliness
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:48:57 -0700

The director of the Public Integrity Unit said Friday that the unit had closed out its investigation into an ethics complaint brought against Sen.