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Buffalo Soldiers hanged after 1917 race riot should be pardoned, advocates say
In 1917, 118 black soldiers were charged with murder, mutiny, aggravated assault and disobeying orders after a race riot in Houston. Nineteen of the soldiers were eventually hanged. More than … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2018 8:00 AM
1 dead, 3 injured in fiery crash on Northeast Loop 820 in Haltom City
One person was killed and three others were injured Monday morning in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on Northeast Loop 820, authorities said. The name of the victim had not been … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 19, 2018 7:26 AM
Thousands of credit cards potentially compromised in hotel room scheme, police say
Thousands of credit cards were potentially compromised in a hotel room purchasing scheme worth $250,000, according to federal court documents. According to the criminal complaint, which was unsealed this week, … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 5:09 PM
Officials identify Texas teen found dead in Grapevine hotel bathroom
Officials have identified a teen found dead in a hotel bathroom as an Abilene High School freshman on a field trip, authorities said Sunday. The victim was Creed Parrish, 15, … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 9:32 AM
Woman killed on Fort Worth street after being struck by hit-and-run driver, police say
Police continued their search Sunday for a hit-and-run driver accused of killing a pedestrian on a city street. The fatal wreck occurred shortly before 12:30 a.m. Saturday in the 3200 … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2018 8:12 AM
One dead, another critically injured after Fort Worth motorcycle crash
A man died and another was in critical condition Saturday night following a crash in east Fort Worth. The crash involving two motorcycles was reported around 8:25 p.m. at 5025 … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 9:21 PM
See what major roads will be closed in Fort Worth for the next 4 days
If you’re planning on driving in Fort Worth in the next four days, you may run into a few detours. Parts of major roads will be closed from Friday to … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 10:42 PM
Live in this Fort Worth neighborhood? Boil your water, or you’ll risk getting sick
Residents in part of Fort Worth’s Como neighborhood must boil their water, the city advised Saturday. Residents living along Farnsworth Avenue between Horne and Prevost streets were told to boil … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 2:45 PM
Woman found dead on Fort Worth highway, police investigating
A woman was found dead on U.S. 287 in Fort Worth on Friday evening. At 3 p.m., police were called to the 2200 block of U.S. 287 near Lancaster Avenue … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2018 8:54 PM
Fort Worth woman with dementia found safe
An 85-year-old Fort Worth woman with dementia was briefly missing Saturday afternoon. Fort Worth police and family members searched part of northwest Fort Worth for more than hour for Maria … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2018 4:38 PM

City News

Cooking for the holidays? Defend your drains
To avoid household and environmental damage as well as a costly plumbing bill, never put fats, oils and grease down the drain. Learn now to properly dispose of fats, oils and grease.

A new way to pay for meter parking in Fort Worth's West Seventh district
On-street mobile payment for parking has been expanded to meters in the West Seventh Street entertainment district. The FW PARK mobile app provides customers with an alternative payment option at on-street meters.

Donated land to be incorporated into existing park
The City Council accepted the donation of 2.98 acres of vacant land from TXU Retail Energy Co. that will be dedicated as public parkland. TXU donated the vacant land, which will become part of William McDonald Park.

Sales tax collections up 3.4 percent in September
Year-to-date collections are 6 percent above last year.

TCC ridership on Trinity Metro is on the rise
The number of students taking transit has grown substantially since May — more than 14,000 in October alone. The upward trend skyrocketed in subsequent months, with more than 14,000 rides in October.

Southbound traffic lanes on Montgomery Street detoured for paving
Southbound Montgomery Street from Harley Avenue to Trail Drive will be closed for new concrete paving on the west side of the roadway Nov. 19-20. One lane on Montgomery Street will remain open for northbound traffic.

Cowboy Santas scramble Dec. 1 at three municipal golf courses
Help provide a meaningful Christmas for underprivileged kids by playing in the Cowboy Santas Scramble; entry fee is $50 per player plus an unwrapped toy valued at least $10. Entry deadline is Nov. 28.

What are you doing for America Recycles Day?
Commemorate America Recycles Day, a day created to raise awareness about recycling and the purchasing of recycled products. Recycling in Fort Worth is easy: just fill your blue cart with plastic, metal, glass containers and all kinds of paper.

FWPD officers recognized for service, bravery
Dozens of high-performing police personnel recently received the Above and Beyond Awards.

City Council tables vote on pension fix
A vote is expected to be held in December, and employees would be asked to vote to approve the proposed employee contribution increases in early 2019.


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