A new multi-million dollar expansion at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport means better training for airport firefighters around the world.
Texas lawmakers will likely see a bill in the next legislative session allowing some military veterans to skip most police academy training en route to becoming a sworn police officer.
Tuesday, Fort Worth broke ground on a nearly $100 million, state-of-the art training center in south central Fort Worth off of West Felix Street.
The head of training at Lackland Air Force Base has stepped down and is headed to the Pentagon amid a sex scandal involving instructors and trainees.
Gas companies that drill in Arlington will now have to pay the city a $2,500 fee, per well, every year. The money will go toward properly preparing and training firefighters.
Across North Texas there are now school districts designing campuses that focus specifically on getting students on a career path.
The Fort Worth Independent School District is sending students to an unlikely place for job training – a wastewater treatment plant. And the results are helping the city fill vacant job positions too.