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Voters go to the polls. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Fort Worth City Council Approves New Redistricting Map

The Fort Worth City Council has approved a council-redistricting plan, but the vote was not unanimous. Critics argue the new plan completely ignores the booming Hispanic populations in the southern and central portions of Fort Worth.


Hispanics accounted for more than half of the U.S. population increase over the last decade. (credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Hispanic Representation Debated In Fort Worth

The Fort Worth City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on a redistricting plan, but some people fear that the plan does not take into account the growing Hispanic population.


The future site of a home that Fort Worth officials plan to build with grant money. (Credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT)

Fort Worth Uses Grants To Build Homes In Struggling Terrell Heights Area

Southeast Fort Worth has languished economically in recent years. To lure families back, the city has joined in a private partnership that used grants to pay for the construction of 54 new homes.


Fort Worth heroes LaDarian Martin (L) and his brother LaDarius Martin (R). (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

City Council Honors Young Boys For “Selfless Act Of Heroism”

Two young brothers in Fort Worth had a choice between wrong and right… they chose the latter. The boys told police of a burglary and even turned in hush money given to them by the thieves. Tuesday, their heroism was recognized.


A Wal-Mart is seen through a shopping cart in its parking lot. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Neighborhood Set For Wal-Mart Showdown

Opposition is expected to surface Tuesday night as the Fort Worth City Council considers a plan by Wal-Mart to build a new Neighborhood Market.


Location of the newly-renovated Villas by the Park apartment complex in southeast Fort Worth.

Residents, Officials Hope Apartment Renovations Will Curb Crime, Spur Development

Sitting in folding chairs in a newly-renovated apartment building Monday, city leaders joined federal and state housing administrators in applauding the grant-funded updates to the Fort Worth apartment complex.


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Fort Worth City Councilman Suffers Heart Attack

CBS 11 News has confirmed that Fort Worth City Councilman Frank Moss has suffered a heart attack.



Council Divided Over Fee Increase At Downtown Garage

The cost of parking in Fort Worth’s cultural district is going up. Now, the question is when and by how much?


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Public Swimming Pools A Hot Topic For Fort Worth Council

If kids in Fort Worth want a way to beat the heat this summer, they’ll have to do it in a private or YMCA swimming pool. For a second summer, the seven city-run pools remain closed due to budget constraints.


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Fort Worth Councilwoman Driving With Misleading Plates

Fort Worth City Councilwoman Kathleen Hicks is seen by her supporters as a champion of economic development in her near-southeast side district, where financial needs are plenty. So why does she have a license plate on her late-model Porsche that suggests she is a state judge when she is not?


A modern streetcar sits on exhibit at in Fort Worth. The city was pondering adopting a rail system. (credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT/KTXA)

Fort Worth Drops Streetcar System Proposal

Fort Worth has put the brakes on a proposed $88 million streetcar line.


Joel Burns, District 9 Councilman in Fort Worth (Courtesy: Facebook)

Fort Worth Official To Gay Teens: “It Gets Better”

Just hours before Tuesday’s council meeting in Fort Worth, councilmember Joel Burns prepared a presentation.