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Warning sirens in a neighborhood

Outdoor Warning Siren Malfunction Alarms Fort Worth Residents

Outdoor warning sirens went off in East and North Fort Worth Thursday morning, causing concern for hundreds of residents who flooded police and fire dispatchers with calls.

09/18/2014

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Residents Worst Fears About ‘Swampy’ Pond Have Come True

The West Nile Virus is in north Fort Worth. Residents say one of the positive mosquito tests is a result of the city not following its own advice.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2014

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Residents & City Crews Prepare For Possible Flash Flooding

It wasn’t even a month ago that parts of Fort Worth were soaked with several inches of rain. Now, especially with heavy rains in the forecast, many previously flooded residents are asking what’s being done to prevent another damaging washout?

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2014

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American Airlines Wants Tax Breaks To Build New Ops Center

American Airlines is asking the Fort Worth City Council to approve tax breaks if the airline builds an $88 million operations center on land near its headquarters. American wants a break on up to 85-percent of the first year’s taxes on the property.

06/09/2014

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Dallas Looks At Bringing Bike Share Program To Fair Park

Dallas may soon join other Texas cities in starting a bicycle sharing program, but the city’s initial proposed investment, some say, is hardly a confident endorsement of the idea.

03/24/2014

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

North Texas City Considering Making Water Restrictions Permanent

Last summer North Texans were asked to make water concessions because of the drought, now at least one city is considering making some watering restrictions permanent.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2014

manhole cover

Legally Blind Woman Injured After Falling Into Uncovered Manhole

A legally blind woman falls into an uncovered manhole on Weiler Boulevard, in southeast Fort Worth. The 34-year-old woman was walking with her young son at the time.

CBS 11–12/19/2013

CODE COMPLIANCE 3

No Show Officers Lead To Code Compliance Violation Dismissals

Hundreds of citations for code compliance violations in Fort Worth have been dropped this year, when officers failed to show up for court dates.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Fort Worth Sues Chesapeake Energy Over Natural Gas Royalties

The City of Fort Worth is suing one of the companies it used to celebrate. In a lawsuit filed this week, Fort Worth claims Chesapeake Energy shorted the city millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas leases.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

downtown Fort Worth

City Employee Spending In Spotlight After Questionable Charges Revealed

Clothes, coffee and cocktails — the CBS 11 I-Team uncovered how some Fort Worth city employees are using your tax dollars to buy stuff like that, even though it’s supposed to be against the rules.

CBS 11–10/15/2013

YourFortWorth.org

New City Website Encourages Online Comments & Ideas

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price used Twitter to announce a new city website, meant to open a dialogue with residents and city employees.

CBSDFW.COM–07/22/2013

Questions Remain After Fort Worth CFO’s Firing

The woman who held the purse strings to Fort Worth’s $1.4 billion budget said she was treated like a criminal during her sudden removal from city hall last month.

02/20/2013

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