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How much will you pay to pee? One local music venue plans to find out

How much will you pay to pee? One local music venue plans to find out

At the , people value where they can use the bathroom. For some, it may be as important as the live music on stage. Two years ago, the Levitt saw an attendance drop when fans lost access to Arlington City Hall‘s indoor restrooms due to renovations. And when the popular free outdoor live music venue brought in an air-conditioned restroom […]

Commuters in south Arlington, Mansfield: Your drive is about to get easier. For a toll

Commuters in south Arlington, Mansfield: Your drive is about to get easier. For a toll

In Mansfield, residents have long been waiting for the day when the new is completed. While there‘s been a against toll roads in some parts of Texas, Mansfield Mayor David Cook said residents are eager for better access to the rest of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. “People are anxious,” Cook said. “I‘m getting calls all the time every day asking […]

Someone kicked over water bottle and then a man was stabbed to death, police say

Someone kicked over water bottle and then a man was stabbed to death, police say

A kicked-over water bottle led to a fight that ended with a man‘s death on Friday, according to Arlington police. Police officers responded to a disturbance call about 9 p.m. Thursday in the . When officers arrived they saw a man lying in the parking lot with a stab wound, police said. The man was taken a hospital where he […]

Man wanted in Easter Sunday slaying arrested in New Mexico

Man wanted in Easter Sunday slaying arrested in New Mexico

A man wanted in a slaying on Easter Sunday in Fort Worth has been arrested in New Mexico, according to a from the New Mexico state police. Gabriel Delgado, 44, was apprehended at a house in Nageezi, New Mexico and taken into custody peacefully on Tuesday. Asked about Delgado‘s arrest, Fort Worth police referred to an incident report regarding an […]

Notorious Mexican drug cartel leader headed to prison for distributing meth in North Texas

Notorious Mexican drug cartel leader headed to prison for distributing meth in North Texas

The leader of the Mexican drug cartel “La Familia Michoacan,” whose members tortured and killed 12 Mexican police officers in 2009 in an attempt to free him from jail, was sentenced Wednesday to 43 years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine in North Texas and in the United States. Arnoldo Rueda-Medina, aka “La Minsa,” 48, and other associates of LFM […]

Man arrested in Fort Worth accused of online solicitation of a child

Man arrested in Fort Worth accused of online solicitation of a child

A 43-year-old North Texas man has been jailed in Fort Worth and faces charges of online solicitation of a minor after a multi-agency undercover operation was conducted last fall, according to Fort Worth police records. Brian Ray Modawell was jailed Tuesday and also faces charges related to marijuana possession. Police spokesman Tracy Carter said he could not release information on […]

TCU sets a record with 20,000 applicants for the fall 2018 semester

TCU sets a record with 20,000 applicants for the fall 2018 semester

TCU has reached a milestone and toppled its previous fall application record with more than 20,000 first-year applicants for the fall 2018 semester. The previous record was set just two years ago, when 19,972 prospective students applied. the milestone. The number of applications received has not increased each year but has been trending upward over the past decade, according to […]

2nd-grade teacher in Fort Worth accused of sexually abusing 10-year-old relative

2nd-grade teacher in Fort Worth accused of sexually abusing 10-year-old relative

A teacher was indicted Tuesday on accusations that he sexually molested a 10-year-old relative. Maximiliano “Max” Ortega, who taught second grade, had been on paid administrative leave since shortly after his Dec. 7 arrest by Saginaw police. The 67-year-old Saginaw man was indicted by a Tarrant County grand jury on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child under […]

Fort Worth students get new holiday to honor Chávez, Huerta

Fort Worth students get new holiday to honor Chávez, Huerta

Starting next school year, Fort Worth students can add a new holiday to their calendars — César Chávez-Dolores Huerta Day. The holiday honors the lives and legacies of civil rights leaders who formed the in the 1960s to protest the poor treatment of laborers. It was passed through a resolution approved by the on Tuesday with an 8-0 vote. Our […]

Ex-Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting woman, 77, surrenders at DFW Airport

Ex-Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting woman, 77, surrenders at DFW Airport

A former Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting a 77-year-old woman in October was in custody Wednesday after he surrendered to authorities at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. The suspect, Hashem Ramezanpour, 41, has been on the run from police since October when the attack was reported. Ramezanpour was arrested upon his return to the U.S. to face charges of aggravated sexual […]