"A lot of people were turning to animals as a form of therapy," said Lily Velez, the author of the Puppy Scam Report. "And unfortunately, a lot of the scam artists saw an opportunity to put up these fraudulent puppy sites."
Fort Worth Backs Effort To Invest In Underserved People And CommunitiesFort Worth is backing an effort to push millions of dollars in business funding into communities where people might struggle to get financing from traditional sources.
North Texas Restaurants Still In Crisis Amid ShortagesRestaurants are running out of supplies, staff, and money. They're asking the federal government to follow through on promises of support.
Dallas City Council Votes To Restrict Sexually Oriented Business Operating HoursThe Dallas City Council on Wednesday, January 26 voted unanimously to restrict operating hours for sexually oriented businesses (SOBs) in an effort to reduce violent crime.
Fort Worth Police Help Sick 6-Year-Old Accomplish One Of His DreamsThe 6-year-old, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, was officially sworn-in today and even got to wear a uniform.
Justice Department, DEA, Dallas Police Arrest 20 Drug Dealers In ‘Operation Shut Down Corner’Twenty alleged drug dealers and dozens of others have been arrested and charged in what the U.S. Attorney's Office is calling "Operation Shut Down Corner".
In GOP Primary for Texas Attorney General, Eva Guzman Touts Her Experience As A State Supreme Court Justice During a recent interview, Guzman pointed to the fact she's the only candidate who has served on the state's highest court.
Gardening 101: Indoor FarmingIndoor farming can range in size from large vertical multilayered to small shipping containers configured with lighting and growing facilities.
Bang! Cowboy Mounted Shooting Showcased At Fort Worth Stock Show & RodeoCowboy Action Shooting is a multi-faceted shooting sport in which contestants compete with firearms typical of those used in the taming of the Old West.
North Texas Mom Hospitalized 93 Days With COVID-19 Delivers Healthy Baby GirlA new mother had an emotional reunion with the doctor that saved not only her life, but the life of her unborn child.
Dallas ISD To Launch Full-Time Virtual School This Coming FallAt first it will only be offered for grades 3 - 9, but the hope is to expand to K - 12 in the years to come.
Lake Worth Police Chief Says Officer Sued For Excessive Force, Also Fatally Shot Armed Man During Traffic StopPolice Chief J.T. Manoushagian said the same officer who was sued Monday for excessive force also shot and killed an armed man during a traffic stop about 10 months later.
DFW Area Has 5 Boys Basketball Players Named McDonald’s All AmericansThey say Texas is a football state, but there is some serious basketball talent here, too.
Spoiler Alert: Star Of '1883' Explains Why Scene Pushed Him To TearsWho needs Hollywood to shoot scenes of the Wild West and cowboys when you have Fort Worth?
Dallas Police Officer Who Beat Man In Deep Ellum Last Summer Is FiredThe officer was Senior Corporal Melvin Williams. He was let go for violating the department's use of force policy.
Denton Grandmother Charged With 3-Year-Old Boy's MurderDenton Police Department investigators have arrested Angela Downing, 57, for murder after her 3-year-old grandson was declared dead on January 22.
'Great Resignation' Impacting North Texas EmployersThe trend of people quitting their jobs may not be going away anytime soon.
Lewisville ISD Closes Schools Until Next MondayDistrict leaders say there are simply not enough teachers available due to COVID-19 to have classes.
Dallas Teachers Union Concerned About Health And Safety In DISDThere is concern about teachers and staff showing up to campuses with COVID-19.
North Texas Hospitals Warn Parents After Noticing Recent Rise In Counterfeit Car SeatsSome hospitals in North Texas are warning parents about counterfeit car seats.
COVID-19 May Raise Risk Of Diabetes In ChildrenChildren who have recovered from COVID-19 appear to be at significantly increased risk of developing Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say.
Lake Worth Police Chief Says Officer Sued In Federal Court For Excessive Force, Also Fatally Shot Armed Man During Traffic StopPolice Chief J.T. Manoushagian said the same officer who was sued Monday for excessive force also shot and killed an armed man during a traffic stop about 10 months later.
Matthew Stafford's High School Football Coach Beaming With PrideThe NFL quarterback from Highland Park is set to compete in his first conference championship game on Saturday.
Downsizing And Simplifying Big Factors In North Texans' Gravitating Toward 'Tiny Homes'The "tiny house" trend is becoming more popular across North Texas, according to those who build them and those who live in them.
Inside The North Texas Molecular Lab Working To Speed Up COVID-19 Test ResultsTwenty-seven test sites across North Texas send their samples to the GeneIQ lab in the The Colony.