Monthly Archives: April 2014

Forest Hill man shot to death in ambush at Fort Worth intersection

Forest Hill man shot to death in ambush at Fort Worth intersection
FORT WORTH — A Forest Hill man died Sunday morning from a gunshot wound he received in an ambush at a Fort Worth intersection, police said. A woman was wounded in the same incident. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office identified the …
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Suspect arrested in east Fort Worth slaying
FORT WORTH — A 26-year-old Fort Worth man was arrested Wednesday on a murder warrant in the weekend shooting that killed a 24-year-old Forest Hill man and wounded a woman. Kenneth Ray Remble was in the Mansfield Jail on Thursday night with …
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High-speed rail option good for Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston
The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston have thrown their support behind a privately operated high-speed rail system to connect the central business districts. Texas Central Railway would use the N700-I bullet train (pictured) that joins Japan cities.
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Texas governor candidates in classic clash over education
Democratic candidate Wendy Davis, pushing every way she can to set the agenda for the Nov. 4 election, set the stage by saying Texas must get more of its children under the protective tent of early childhood education. On Monday, Republican candidate …
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Vegas magician stagehands suing over wage dispute
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for magician David Copperfield and several current and former Las Vegas stagehands said Friday they're in talks to make lawsuits they've traded in a backstage dispute disappear. A Feb. 15 federal wage-abuse lawsuit filed by …
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Fort Worth's Not Sure Its Lawns Could Take Permanent Twice-a-Week Watering
Not in Fort Worth, where the City Council on Tuesday tabled a proposal to implement permanent twice-weekly watering restrictions, five of the body's nine members having "suddenly gone weak in the knees," in the words of the Star-Telegram's chiding …
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Dallas-Fort Worth new home starts highest in seven years

Dallas-Fort Worth new home starts highest in seven years
Builders started about 7,300 single-family homes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the first three months of 2014, Residential Strategies reported Thursday. That's the highest quarterly home start rate in the D-FW area since 2007. This entry was posted …
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Sports weekend, storm season converge in DFW
“I'm concerned that it's April and it's North Texas and we know what can happen this time of year,” said Mark Fox, warning and coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Fort Worth. The weather service will send meteorologists to …
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2nd Suit Filed Challenging Texas' New Abortion Law

2nd Suit Filed Challenging Texas' New Abortion Law
The law threw the Republican-controlled state Legislature into chaos before it was overwhelmingly approved last summer. It was temporarily delayed by a 12-plus hour filibuster by Democratic Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth, who is now running for …
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Fort Worth Fights Trucker Neighborhood Short Cut With Signs, Police
The City of Fort Worth says fewer truckers are taking a short cut into a residential neighborhood thanks to signs and police. Residents say semitrailors are still passing through the neighborhood. When traffic gets bad on Interstate 35W, 18-wheelers …
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Jindal: GOP needs 'Obamacare' alternative
WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, on Wednesday offered a Republican alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, saying states should play a greater role in containing health …
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