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A Grieving Mother’s Question to Police: “Wouldn’t You Get Him Medical Treatment Before An Arrest?”

When Weatherford police found a man shirtless …lying on the ground …they took him to jail, suspecting he was drunk.


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Man’s Body Found Floating In Weatherford Lake

Officials say the cause of death is unknown after an ‘unresponsive’ male subject was found floating in Weatherford Lake


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Fort Worth Mortuary Owners Face More Charges

Tarrant County prosecutors filed more charges against owners of Johnson Family Mortuary in Fort Worth.

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Lifetime Drops Reality TV Show On Fort Worth Mortuary

The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Fort Worth mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were arrested for alleged corpse abuse.


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Bodies Abandoned In Fort Worth Funeral Home Identified

A day after eight decomposing bodies were found inside an abandoned funeral home, family members learned their loved ones were among those left behind.


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Man Stranded On Arlington Roadside Hit, Killed By Another Car

A man standing outside his disabled vehicle was killed in Arlington around 12:30 p.m. Sunday after he was hit by another car near Highway 287 and I-20.


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SUV Flips, Killing Driver In Justin

A woman was killed in Justin early Sunday when the sport utility vehicle she was driving ran off the road, struck a utility pole and rolled over. She wasn’t wearing a seat belt


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13-Year-Old Arrested For Murder Of Missing 5-Year-Old

Thursday afternoon police in Fort Worth confirmed that not only had they identified and arrested a suspect in the murder a missing boy found dead on Wednesday, but that the suspect is on 13-years-old.


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Profile Developed For Discovered Human Remains In Fort Worth

An investigation by the Medical Examiners Office in Fort Worth has produced a profile for a set of human remains that were discovered last month.


Activists from pro-Kremlin children's advocacy groups march through Moscow on March 2, 2013 to call on authorities to ban all foreign adoptions and demand the return of an adopted boy whose brother died in Texas. The banner reads "The March for Protection of the Children". ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Moscow Skeptical About Texas Autopsy Of Russian Boy

Russia voiced strong skepticism Saturday about the autopsy on a 3-year-old adopted Russian boy in Ector County and demanded further investigation as thousands rallied in Moscow to support the Kremlin ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children.


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Jump Rope Strangles Wichita Falls Girl On Playground

A 5-year-old Wichita Falls girl is dead after she was found hanging by the neck from her jump rope on a piece of playground equipment.


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Man Kills 3-Year Old Grandson Over Parenting Concerns

A 35-year-old man shot and killed his 3-year-old grandson before turning the gun on himself after becoming enraged on how his 15-year-old daughter was raising her child.