An off-duty police officer from the Henderson County town of Malakoff has been indicted on criminal charges. Officer Ernesto Fierro turned himself in at the Parker County Jail.
With both a Wind Advisory and Fire Weather Warning in effect across North Texas, dry, dangerous conditions should be a concern for everyone. Firefighters in Parker County prepared well in advance for days just like today.
A 2.3 magnitude earthquake rattled areas around Azle Tuesday, causing concern for residents but leaving no reports of damage.
Dozens of Azle residents are planning a trip to the state capitol to send a message to the Texas Railroad Commission.
More than two dozen dogs and other animals were seized from a property in North Texas after they were found with afflictions including intestinal parasites, untreated wounds, malnourishment and dehydration.
Parker County authorities say a toddler used a cell phone to dial for help, after her mother passed out from using a combination of illegal drugs and synthetic marijuana.
North Texas has had another minor earthquake — 3.1 magnitude — in an area where concerns about unexplained quakes led a state regulatory agency to hire a seismologist.
A car crash on Sunday night left a Parker County sheriff’s deputy injured. She suffered a broken leg after being pinned inside of her patrol vehicle along Highway 51.
North Texas was shaken early Monday morning by another earthquake in the same general area where more than a dozen minor quakes were already recorded in November.
A part of North Texas where at least 19 earthquakes happened in November recorded another minor quake on Tuesday. The quake was centered a mile outside of Reno.
Geophysicists at the U.S. Geological Survey say the earthquakes so far are not strong enough to cause significant structural damage, but scientists say there’s no way to know if a stronger one will follow.
The U.S. Geological Survey said that a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck on Tuesday and was centered in the city of Azle. This is the sixth North Texas quake in the past week.