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5-Alarm Fire Rips Through Lake Highlands Townhomes

Flames roared across a long stretch of mostly vacant townhomes at the Oak Trails Villas in Lake Highlands Wednesday night, burning for hours.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

Jurors convicted Cliff Douglas Parker of manslaughter last week for recklessly causing the death of Betty Roberts – a 67-year-old widow of a Fort Worth Police Officer who was affectionately known as “Mom.” (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Arsonist Receives Life Sentence For Setting Fatal Fire

A 55-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for setting a house fire that caused the death of a beloved woman who befriended him; giving him a place to live.

01/22/2014

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Everman Police Identify Arson Suspect

Everman police have identified a suspect in the arson of an apartment complex that tore through 24 apartments but have yet to make an arrest.

01/04/2014

Bedford Fire (credit: KTVT)

Bedford Fire Now Arson Investigation

Bedford’s Fire Chief tells CBS 11 that a post-Christmas fire is being investigated as arson.

01/03/2014

(credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

Everman Arson Investigation Continues

Authorities continue to investigate an apartment fire that happened Thursday morning in Everman. The blaze left dozens of people looking for a new place to call home.

01/03/2014

(credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

Arson Likely Cause Of Massive Everman Apartment Fire

Investigators are “99.9 percent sure” arson was the cause of a massive apartment fire, which destroyed two dozen apartments in Everman, just south of Fort Worth.

01/02/2014

William Wojciak (credit: Denton County Jail)

Former High School QB Indicted On Felony Charges

Arson, burglary and animal cruelty indictments have been returned against former Krum High School quarterback William “Caz” Wojciak.

CBS 11–12/31/2013

Fort Worth Firefighter Patch (credit: Fort Worth Fire Dept.)

Fort Worth Couple Escapes Burning Home, Neighbor Arrested For Arson

A Fort Worth couple escaped the fire that consumed their home early Tuesday morning and their neighbor has been charged with arson.

12/03/2013

Charles Brownlow Jr. (credit: Terrell Police Department)

Some Question Why Terrell Murder Suspect Was On Street Before Killings

Charles Brownlow is charged with the capital murder death of Luis Leal-Carillo, a store clerk in Terrell. Brownlow is also suspected of killing four others. Court records raise the possibility the suspect fell through cracks of the justice system.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

The Taqueria Dos Aces Restaurant in Terrell. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

PD: Terrell Murder Suspect Had Hoped To Kill Even More

There is haunting new information about the terror that played out in Terrell. We now know police believe the gunman intended to kill at least two more people — if not three.

CBSDFW.COM–10/30/2013

(credit: Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

Brother: Killing Spree Suspect Has Drug Problem

A man suspected of killing his mother and four other people during a quick series of attacks in his rural North Texas community struggles with drug addiction, his brother said.

10/29/2013

(credit: Getty Images/Eliot J. Schechter)

Five Dead, Suspect Arrested In Terrell Murder Spree

A man accused of killing five people – including burning one to death – was arrested early Tuesday after an hours-long search in Terrell, police said.

10/28/2013

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