Tarrant County

Mugshot of 22-year-old Armando Ernest Vera. (credit: Tarrant County District Attorney's Office)

North Texas Man Sentenced To 60 Years For Sex Assaults

A North Texas man described by authorities as a serial rapist has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for attacking six women over a two-year period.

08/14/2014

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Texas Man Gets 2 Life Sentences For Robberies

A 23-year-old Texas man has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for robbing elderly women in their homes.

08/12/2014

Tara Mauney (image via Tarrant Co DA Office)

Vandalism Charges Dismissed Against Colleyville Mom

Charges have been dismissed against a North Texas mom accused of helping a group of kids vandalize a neighbors home.

08/07/2014

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Tarrant County Kids Get ‘Back To School’ Help

Thousands of Tarrant County students are attending the Back To School Roundup on Wednesday morning, to receive some supplies and get excited about heading back to class.

08/06/2014

A lab assistant drops mosquitoes into test tubes to prepare them for West Nile Virus testing. (credit: im Boyle/Getty Images)

Human Case Of West Nile In Tarrant County

Health officials in Tarrant County on Monday morning confirmed their first human case of West Nile virus this season. The case was diagnosed in Crowley, and it is severe.

08/04/2014

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Low-Cost Vaccinations For Tarrant County Kids

Low-cost vaccinations are available through August for children who have no health insurance or are underinsured in Tarrant County.

08/04/2014

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North Texas Tax Office Adopts ‘In God We Trust’ Motto

The phrase is already on your money. The Tarrant County tax assessor thought it was fitting it should be on his office paperwork. The national motto, “In God We Trust,” is now printed on the back of tax office envelopes.

CBS 11–07/30/2014

A microscopic examination of measles pneumonia. (credit: cdc.gov)

Tarrant County Resident Tests Positive For Measles

A Northeast Tarrant County resident has tested positive for Measles after traveling outside of the state.

07/23/2014

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Officials Investigating Sudden Rise In Cyclospora Infection Cases

Tarrant County has seen eight cases over the last month alone; 61 people have come down with the stomach bug across Texas.

07/22/2014

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Cities May Have To Foot Part Of Bill For Tarrant County Rail Expansion

When looking at North Texas traffic and congestion it’s not only area highways that need new lanes. One railroad is planning a major expansion in Tarrant County. But residents could be stuck footing part of the bill.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2014

(credit: Tarrant County District Attorney's Office)

Ex-Convict Gets 40 Years For Parking Lot Robbery

A Tarrant County jury sentenced a 49-year-old ex-convict to 40 years in prison on Wednesday for snatching a woman’s purse outside of an Arlington grocery store.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2014

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Federal Judge May Grant Injunction In Arlington Open Carry Lawsuit

An open carry gun rights group is asking a judge to temporarily suspend enforcement of a law preventing people from handing out flyers to people driving by in busy intersections.

07/07/2014

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