Former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against CityJoel Fitzgerald sat quietly while his attorney painted a picture of a chief hired to clean up a department, only to find himself out of a job for his efforts.
Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price Expects Interim Chief Ed Kraus To 'Reestablish Trust And Build Morale'The Fort Worth City Council welcomed the city’s new interim police chief with applause Tuesday, less than 24 hours after firing Joel Fitzgerald from the top law enforcement job.
Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald Has Been FiredLate last week, Mayor Betsy Price said the city was be looking into the actions of the police chief during events meant to honor fallen officers.
'Pothole Crew' Waiting For Fort Worth Drivers To Report ChuckholesIf your commute seems more like an obstacle course, ducking and darting to try and avoid potholes, there's now something you can do about it.
Price Seeks To Become Longest-Serving Mayor In Fort Worth HistoryBetsy Price formally announced another run for the position Thursday. First elected in 2011, a win would make her the longest-serving mayor in the city’s history.
Fort Worth City Employees Threaten To Sue City Over Possible Change To Retirement Benefits"If our COLAs (cost of living adjustments) go, we will go to court over this, absolutely," said retired Fort Worth firefighter Jim Tate.
Fort Worth Promises To Fix Potholes Within 2 DaysFour new road crews are now on patrol around the city, focused strictly on pothole repairs. Their goal is to respond and fix the problem, within 48 hours.
Fort Worth Homeowner Uses Big Sign To Express Frustration Over Consistent Flooding“It is a rather helpless feeling to be standing on the front porch and watch water accumulate,” said Mark Singletary.
Fort Worth Council Considers Purchasing Barriers To Protect CrowdsFort Worth could be getting ready to spend money on measures meant to prevent a certain type of terrorist attack.
Fort Worth Considers Making Microchipped Pets MandatoryCity leaders are also considering making it mandatory for landlords to make sure renters have their pets microchipped and vaccinated.
Fort Worth Council Votes To Expand Smoking RestrictionsThe Fort Worth City Council approved expanded the smoking ordinance 8-1 on Tuesday night inside a packed council chambers.
Harvey Evacuee Shelters Open In Fort WorthWilkerson-Greines Activity Center was used as a similar shelter in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Lack Of Parking Causing Spike In Towing In Popular Fort Worth SpotA city task force is holding meetings about congestion in the area, but Vestar, the company that manages the Crockett Row development, has no plans to stop towing in the short term.
Fort Worth Crews Working Overtime To Mow Fast-Growing GrassUsually in the summer, Fort Worth crews mow parks every 21 days. But this isn't a normal summer for the parks department or the grass.
Day Camp Collaborates With Food Bank To Feed CampersHot meals were replaced with hummus, pretzels and fruit cups after a summer day camp program run by the City of Fort Worth turned to a food bank to feed kids.