Fort Worth neighborhood is stressing its concerns about stray dogs after a vicious dog attack. Early Tuesday morning a father and daughter were mauled by three pit bulls.
Hundreds of citations for code compliance violations in Fort Worth have been dropped this year, when officers failed to show up for court dates.
After a year of legal wrangling, hundreds of code violation citations and tens of thousand of dollars in fines issued, the City of Arlington is preparing to demolish an apartment complex it says is dangerous to anyone living in or around it.
As a result of the I-Team investigation, the city council will get a full briefing on the matter from the shelter’s veterinarian and the code compliance director next week.
Officials with the City of Fort Worth say an agreement on a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) program for feral cats can’t be reached, now the city council is considering a policy with the Code Compliance Office.
Fort Worth’s ongoing deep budget cuts are starting to mean big problems for the city’s code compliance department and the animal control agency its responsible for. The department desperately needed money to keep up with citizen calls. So where did it turn? Garbage.