Tarrant County Texas


Winter Weather Disrupts Travel at DFW Airport

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) -It was a tough day for a lot of travelers at DFW Airport Thursday. As the icy weather moved in, the problems for travelers increased. Some planes were taking off and landing, but […]


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Documents Released In Sexual Harassment Case Against Tarrant DA

Tarrant County released more than 100 pages of emails, notes and other documents related to a sexual harassment charge against District Attorney Joe Shannon Friday afternoon.


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3 TCU Football Players Get Probation, Fines For Drug Charges

Three of the four TCU football players charged in February in a months-long drug investigation have received fines and probation in return for guilty pleas, Tarrant County officials said Tuesday.


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Analysts Credit Home Building Increase To Record Low Interest Rates

Analysts say record low interest rates are building the housing market in some areas of North Texas back up and out of a severe slump — especially for homebuilders.


Chesapeake Plaza in west Fort Worth. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Chesapeake Dials Back Support For City Firework Celebrations

The fireworks still went off. The parades wound through the streets. The money to pay for it all however, was not as easy to find for some cities this year.


2012 Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women

Domestic Violence Shelters Help Despite Limits

While North Texas domestic violence shelters say they’re filled to capacity and, in some cases, over capacity, organizers want to stress that they never turn anyone away.


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Tarrant County: Man Captured Days After Walking Out Of Court

A 21-year-old man who walked out of a Tarrant County courtroom before jury selection for his criminal trial was captured Thursday night, four days after he ditched his ankle monitor and disappeared.


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Mother Who Was Run Over During Carjacking Out Of ICU

She’s out of Intensive Care at John Peter Smith Hospital, but doctors say a Tarrant County mother who was carjacked and run over by her own van still faces a painful recovery.


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Driver Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Fort Worth

A driver was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 20 at Campus Drive in south Fort Worth early Sunday morning.


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Tarrant Regional Water District Lifts Usage Restrictions

The district that supplies water to 98 percent of Tarrant County is lifting Stage 1 restrictions on its wholesale customers, prompting the cities of Fort Worth and Southlake to nix all limitations on Friday.


Eduardo Espinoza, 28, was sentenced to life without parole for sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl. (Credit: Tarrant County)

Fort Worth Man Sentenced To Life For Sexually Assaulting Child

Tarrant County jurors deliberated for about 45 minutes before sentencing a Fort Worth man to life in prison without parole for sexually assaulting a family friend’s 5-year-old girl.


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Non-Contagious Hepatitis A Case Reported At Cross Timbers M.S.

A Grapevine-Colleyville ISD confirmed a case of Hepatitis A at Cross Timbers Middle School but a Tarrant County public health specialist says the individual is not infectious.