There are missing sewer lids, broken curbs and overgrown lots in the Cedars — just south of downtown Dallas. Now residents are hoping their weekend efforts will jump-start those repairs.
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.
Fort Worth Code Enforcement Officer Dennis Mitchell was doing a routine code check of an east Fort Worth neighborhood when he ran across something different at Fannie Wilson’s home: she had no water service — and had been without for a long time.