A security contractor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud a suburban North Texas school district out of millions of dollars. A U.S. Attorney’s statement issued Tuesday says Carol Ann LaRue has pleaded guilty to one conspiracy count.
To professionally cut hair in the state of Texas, you have to have a license. If you want to paint nails for a living, you too need a license. But if you install or repairs roofs, Texas requires nothing.
For the third time in a year the city of Forth Worth is accused of mistakenly tearing down a home.
In Texas, there is no state agency that oversees general contractors like Pogue Construction. So, in cases like the one in Allen, it’s up to the school district and city to make sure inspections are done and the contractor is following building codes.
The City of Fort Worth has reached a settlement with the homeowner whose property was mistakenly demolished in July 2013.
Fort Worth officials say the city has ceased all demolition operations until it can figure out how two buildings that were not supposed to be demolished were torn down by a contractor despite city oversight.
After an 87-year-old widow was scammed out of insurance money to pay for a roof repair, two organizations step in to help her.
Many area residents will be requiring assistance from contractors after Tuesday’s storms. But consumers should watch out for potential scammers.
A Marine and graduate of Cedar Hill High School has been killed in Afghanistan. Jarod Cravens had recently returned to Afghanistan to work as a contractor.
NASA’s top space contractor plans to lay off about 15 percent of its shuttle-related work force, effective Oct. 1