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Tony Weathers, XX, died trying to cross the Trinity River during the 15th 'Original Mud Run' event in Fort Worth on April 14, 2012. (Credit: Texas DPS)

Safety Claims Debated After Mud Run Participant Dies

Organizers of the adventure race where a competitor died this weekend defended their safety measures Monday while participants reported chaos along the stretch where the 30-year-old man died.


The location of LaGrave Field, where an Original Mud Run participant died. (Credit: Google Maps)

Original Mud Run Participant Dies During Fort Worth Event

A participant in the annual Original Mud Run slipped while traversing the Trinity River and was pulled under and died, Fort Worth Fire Dept. spokesman Timothy Hardeman said.


Thousands flocked to the opening celebration on March 3, 2012 of West Dallas’s new link with downtown, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. (Credit: Andrea Lucia/KTVT)

Thousands Visit Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Opening Celebration

Thousands flocked to the opening celebration Saturday of West Dallas’s new link with downtown, the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.


Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. Photo by CBS 11

Dallas’ Margaret Hunt Hill “Signature” Bridge Opens

The bridge is an economic and symbolic link to downtown. As workers rushed to prepare for tonight’s private dinner and concert, city manager Mary Suhm tells us work on a second signature bridge is underway.


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Fort Worth Carjacking Ends With Car Upside-Down In Trinity River

The chase to capture a carjacking suspect came to end when the suspect plunged some 30 feet into the Trinity River.


Chopper 11 Photo of the Columbia Packing Company in Dallas

Dallas City Councilman Looks For More Info About Meatpacking Plant

Dallas city council member Dwaine Caraway wants to know more about the Columbia Packing Company, the Oak Cliff company accused of dumping pig blood into the Trinity River.


Man Jumps In Trinity

Man Flees From Dallas Police By Jumping In Trinity River

Authorities say a man in his twenties eluded police by jumping in the Trinity River while fleeing from officers who were responding to a burglary of a motor vehicle report Monday afternoon.


A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Residents Protest Gas Compressor Station

More than 100 residents voiced concerns to Chesapeake Energy officials about their plan to build the region’s largest gas compressor station close to their northeast Fort Worth neighborhoods.


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Reclaimed Water Flowing Freely For North Texans

At Texas Star Golf Course in Euless, every putt is rolling true on bright greens. In the middle of water restrictions, the course has found a way to keep conditions perfect.


A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Trinity River Water Being Taken For Gas Wells

On the dry shores of the Trinity River in Fort Worth sits a familiar looking installation — a half dozen pipes connected to large pumps.


An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pipes Pulling Water From Trinity River For Fracking

While many North Texans are being asked to conserve water, large pipelines are pulling water out of the Trinity River in Fort Worth.


(credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Good Samaritan Fights Current To Save Drowning Boy

The family of a Fort Worth mother is still trying to come to grips after she drowned trying to save her 8-year-old son. It happened Wednesday evening at Trinity River Park, near Interstate-30 and university Drive in Fort Worth.