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Fort Worth Star-Telegram
808 Throckmorton St
Fort Worth, TX 76102 Directions
Fort Worth police have arrested a truck driver who has lived in Fort Worth in the assault of a 12-year-old girl who was walking to her school bus in April. … Click to Continue »
The heat and Saharan dust have found a home in Fort Worth. At least until next week. Meteorologist Juan Hernandez with the National Weather Service said the dust will likely … Click to Continue »
Starting Thursday, commuters on Interstate 35W near downtown Fort Worth can take advantage of nearly three miles of new toll lanes. A new stretch of the I-35W TEXPress lanes, which … Click to Continue »
Phil Bennett is 62 and currently relaxing on his back porch by the pool. He wants to talk. He’s wanted to do this for years. For the record, Phil Bennett, … Click to Continue »
As as assistant fire chief in Columbus, Ohio, Jim Davis battled the opioid crisis and trained firefighters to recognize public health issues when they answered calls. When Davis starts as … Click to Continue »
KDAF TV - CW33 News Fix
8001 John W Carpenter Frwy
Dallas, TX 75247 Directions
STERLING, VA– Basketball isn’t always fun and games, especially when you get fouled. Though it can get pretty heated on the court, it should never get to the point where the police are called. That’s what happened in Virginia, when a couple of guys were playing a game at an L.A. Fitness gym. One guy tweeted a picture saying, “for the first time in my life, I experienced someone call the police because they got fouled hard.” Today for the first […]
Australian researchers have developed an experimental blood test they say is the first blood test capable of detecting melanoma — an aggressive form of skin cancer — in its early stages with a high degree of accuracy. The test could speed up the diagnosis process, saving thousands of lives. Scientists at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia tested blood samples for the antibodies typically created by the immune system in response to melanoma and identified them with significant accuracy. Antibodies […]
WAUKEGAN, Ill. – Two suburban Illinois parents are accused of keeping their 10-year-old daughter locked in the basement because they thought she was possessed by a “demon.” Police arrested 48-year-old Randy Swopes and 49-year-old Katherine Swopes, who are being held on child endangerment and unlawful restraint charges, according to WGN. Officers responded to a home in the 200 block of Liberty Street in Waukegan Tuesday after receiving an anonymous call that someone was held captive in the home’s basement. Police […]
Do you like McDonald’s fries? Then don’t miss out on this deal. The fast-food restaurant chain says they will be giving out free french fries for the rest of the year. You can get an order of medium fries for free every Friday until December 30, 2018. There is one catch, however. You have to download the McDonald’s app to get the coupon, then make a purchase of at least one dollar during your visit to the golden arches. For […]
ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. – Two Michigan newlyweds died Tuesday afternoon in a car accident, just weeks after they exchanged vows. On Wednesday, Logan and Hannah Allbaugh’s grieving friends described the couple’s relationship as a fairytale, according to WXMI. “It’s just so horrible that they only got to enjoy three weeks of marriage,” said Hannah’s childhood friend, Derek Rice. “It’s heartbreaking.” Logan, 24, and Hannah, 22, were married June 23 at the home of a childhood friend in Allegan County – just a few […]
KTVT TV - CBS 11
5233 Bridge St
Fort Worth, TX 76103 Directions
Three months after a brutal attack on a little girl that left her in the hospital, Fort Worth Police announced the arrest of a suspect.
Make sure you hydrate, put on sunscreen and wear light, loose-fitting clothing to stay as cool as possible.
When the temps outside hit triple digits, hanging out inside an ice house has to be about the coolest job around, but business right now is red hot.
With graffiti, large weeds, and decay, LaGrave Field in Fort Worth looks like a baseball graveyard.
Rep. Jason Villalba tweeted Tuesday that "it's time to change course" if the president chooses Russians over U.S. officials.
KXAS TV - NBC 5
4805 Amon Carter Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76155 Directions
Murphy police arrested a woman Wednesday after they say she poured gasoline and lighter fluid on the floor of a bank lobby, demanded cash and waved a hammer.Investigators say this happened at the Bank of America branch at 113 East FM 544 just before 1:30 p.m. Monday. New Record Set! High Temps Lead to Record Demands for Power Police believe 36-year-old Evelyn Misumi intended to use the hammer to break open cash drawers in the bank.When officers arrived on scene, police say Misumi had just run out of the building. Man Charged With Attacking Girl, 12, Near School Bus Police used a stun-gun and pepper spray to stop her but say she still managed to grab a 9-month-old infant out of her car, which she then tried to use as a shield from officers.Cell phone video from witnesses shows police moving in with guns drawn before subduing Misumi on the trunk of her car. Police pulled the infant from her arms to safety. All of Interstate 30 Will be Closed in Fort Worth Thursday Night Misumi was taken to the Collin County Detention Center. She's charged with child endangerment and robbery.The infant was taken to Children's Medical Center as a precaution.No one inside the bank was hurt. Crews could be seen inside the branch cleaning up the gasoline and lighter fluid Wednesday evening.The FBI and CPS are investigating.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
A truck driver arrested in Oklahoma City Tuesday is accused of assaulting a 12-year-old Fort Worth girl as she walked to the school bus in April.The girl, identified as Dorika Wimana, told police she was walking toward the bus stop at Calmont Avenue and Laredo Drive at about 7 a.m. April 19 when she was attacked by a man. Woman Douses Bank Lobby in Gasoline Then Demands Cash Wimana's family said as the child fought back her attacker began choking her -- when her school bus pulled up the man ran away. Wimana was able to get to the bus stop and report the attack to her bus driver, who then called police.On the day of the attack, Fort Worth police began aggressively working the girl's case and were able to generate a few minor leads with what little information they had to share. Photos of an unidentified person of interest released in early May moved the case forward, but they weren't able to name a suspect until a detective comparing notes on unrelated reports spotted a license plate they were able to trace to a vehicle and a photo of an identified man. New Record Set! High Temps Lead to Record Demands for Power Fort Worth Detective Pat Henz said Wednesday that once the man was identified, a warrant was issued for his arrest. On Tuesday morning, the U.S. Marshals Service in Oklahoma City tracked down the suspect and arrested him without incident.Fort Worth police identified the suspect Wednesday morning as 35-year-old Terry Wayne King II. Detectives said after being notified of King's arrest Tuesday they traveled to Oklahoma City where they spoke with the suspect. All of Interstate 30 Will be Closed in Fort Worth Thursday Night "We interviewed him, got the information that makes us very confident that he did cause this," said Henz.Still, Henz said during a news conference Wednesday that investigators have yet to determine a motive for the attack. He said they looked at all possibilities, including whether the attack was gang related, sexual, trafficking -- and there was no indication that it was any of those."I don't have a motive, that's our concern ... that's the one mystery we have not been able to solve," Henz said. "But there was nothing better than to call the dad and let him know that we got this guy. He was very grateful and very appreciative of the work we did."Months later, Wimana remains hospitalized and officials have not said if she'll make a full recovery. Henz described the girl as a fighter and a survivor, but added that they have not been able have a "good, solid interview" with her due to her injuries.The girl’s father, Twizere Buhinja, said his daughter’s heart and lungs were damaged when she was choked. Buhinja told NBC 5 doctors say his daughter will need a heart transplant. The child was healthy prior to the attack, according to Buhinja.The family came to the United States as refugees, escaping war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They have only been in the country a year and a half.Buhinja said he has felt fearful for other children in the neighborhood, but is relieved to hear police arrested a suspect.“I feel good because I was scared too much. Right now I feel good because the bad guy, they catch him,” explained Buhinja.In the days and weeks after the attack, parents in the neighborhood were visibly patrolling the area keeping vigilant watch over their children. Henz recommended that even though this suspect is off the street, parents should continue the effort to ensure the safety of their kids."This was a senseless act. A violent act on her. What a horrible thing for and the family to go through," Henz said. "We didn't have a motive and we were definitely concerned about that neighborhood. It's a tough neighborhood."Henz said there was no known connection between King and Wimana and that there was little to suggest King was known in the community or had spent a lot of time there. He added that investigators do not know of any other similar assaults in Fort Worth, but will examine King's background and where he's worked as a truck driver to see if similar offenses may have been committed elsewhere.King has been charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. If convicted, King faces 5 to 99 years behind bars for the second-degree felony.King is expected to be extradited to Tarrant County; it's not clear if he's obtained an attorney.Fort Worth police wished to thank the US Marshals Service, Department of Homeland Security, Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Lawton Police Department and the Oklahoma City Police Department for assisting in the investigation.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
The record demand for power from Texas' power grid was topped twice Wednesday, due in no small part to excessive triple-digit heat that remains in the forecast for the next several days.The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) reports first record-breaking demand for power was set between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. where statewide peak demand reached 71,438 MW (megawatts).That record was broken again the next hour, when peak demand reached 72,192 MW, 25,469 of which was from the DFW-area.Both numbers eclipsed the previous record of 71,110 MW set in August 2016.With excessive heat warnings in effect Thusday and Friday, the record may be toppled several more times this week."Texans continue to deal with extreme heat across the state as ERCOT and electricity providers are working diligently to ensure they have the power they need to keep cool. We fully expect to keep hitting new demand records as summer 2018 continues," ERCOT said Wednesday.Earlier in the week, ERCOT said operators are constantly monitoring the grid's condition to keep power flowing uninterrupted.A single megawatt supplies enough energy to power roughly 200 homes during periods of high use.ERCOT oversees 90 percent of Texas' power grid, powering about 24 million customers in DFW, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, Abilene and the Rio Grande Valley. A map of the ERCOT region can be seen here.North Texas remains under a Heat Advisory until 7 p.m. Wednesday. An Excessive Heat Warning goes into effect at 1 p.m. Thursday and is expected to stay in place until 7 p.m. Friday. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.
Texas State Troopers arrested a man in Wise County after finding more than 50 pounds of marijuana inside his RV.53-year-old Dagoberto Cabrera was driving south on U.S. Highway 81/287 just south of Decatur when officers pulled the RV over for several traffic violations. Woman Douses Bank Lobby in Gasoline Then Demands Cash During the traffic stop, officers called for a K9 unit as backup.The K9 officer then alerted investigators to the odor of illegal substances. New Record Set! High Temps Lead to Record Demands for Power During a search of the RV, troopers found more than 50 pounds of marijuana.Cabrera was arrested and taken to the Wise County Jail. He's facing first degree felony charges. Man Charged With Attacking Girl, 12, Near School Bus Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Nykees Earl Campbell wanted to rap about what was real. So he posted rantings in rap videos on YouTube and Facebook Live about his violent war with a rival gang, which played out with deadly consequences on the streets of Dallas.It was exactly what prosecutors needed in their bid to give Campbell serious federal prison time. They say they matched up his words with actual crimes, including an ambush robbery in which he allegedly shot a man eight times while he was asleep in bed. Woman Douses Bank Lobby in Gasoline Then Demands Cash Campbell, 20, of Dallas, hasn't been charged with those crimes, although he remains a suspect. But U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn on Wednesday said the evidence prompted her to sentence Campbell, leader of the YNB Stretch Gang in South Dallas, to 12 years in federal prison.Read more from our media partner The Dallas Morning News. New Record Set! High Temps Lead to Record Demands for Power Photo Credit: Getty
WFAA TV - ABC 8
606 Young St
Dallas, TX 75202 Directions
Terry Wayne King II was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Oklahoma City on Tuesday morning. The girl's family says she now needs a heart transplant.
When it's this hot, it's important to drink lots of fluids. But lots of people may wonder if sports drinks are the best way to hydrate? Like, better than water?
Customers who purchased the items should stop eating the product and can return it to the store for a full refund.
Deep Ellum is known for a lot of things but until now, baseball wasn't one of them. At the corner of Malcolm X and Main, this sport recently staked out a spot.