2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at church near Fort Worth, Texas

U.S. 12/29/19, 09:22

Two people were killed in a shooting at a church near Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday morning and a third person has been taken to a hospital, first responders said. MedStar Mobile Healthcare spokeswoman Macara Trusty told the Associated Press that one person died at the West Freeway Church of Christ ...

White Fort Worth officer resigns after killing black woman

U.S. 10/14/19, 14:35

A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman in her home while responding to a call about an open front door acted inappropriately and resigned before he could be fired, the police chief said Monday. Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was killed in front her of 8-year-old nephew, ...

Judge grants American Airlines an order against 2 unions

U.S. 06/14/19, 20:01

A federal judge on Friday ordered unions that represent American Airlines mechanics not to interfere in the airline's operations.The judge's order came after American asked for a temporary restraining order to end what it considers an illegal work slowdown by mechanics that is causing delayed and canceled flights.Judge John McBryde ...

Suspect fatally shot by Fort Worth police

U.S. 06/10/19, 21:23

Fort Worth police say officers fatally shot an armed aggravated assault suspect who fled on foot and then didn't comply with instructions to get out of a truck where he was hiding.Police said in a Monday statement that they found evidence that "supports that the suspect fired this weapon."Hundreds of ...

Flu ruled out as cause of death for Texas couple in Fiji

U.S. 06/06/19, 17:12

Health officials in Fiji said they don't yet have an answer on why a Texas couple died while vacationing on the island but that influenza has been ruled out as a potential cause.Fiji's Ministry of Health and Medical Services said in a statement Wednesday that the investigation is ongoing into ...

At least 6 tornadoes confirmed in Texas

U.S. 05/30/19, 17:45

Forecasters say at least six tornadoes hit parts of north and east Texas in a storm system that damaged dozens of homes and left one person hurt.The National Weather Service in Fort Worth on Thursday confirmed twisters struck Wednesday in northern Fort Worth with winds estimated at about 90 mph ...

2 tornadoes confirmed in Texas storms, structures damaged

U.S. 05/30/19, 12:56

Forecasters say at least two tornadoes hit parts of north and east Texas in a storm system that damaged dozens of homes and left one person hurt.The National Weather Service has confirmed twisters struck Wednesday in the Heritage Trace subdivision of Fort Worth and also in Canton, 55 miles (88 ...

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

U.S. 05/24/19, 13:57

United Airlines is canceling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents.United said Friday it has removed the Max from its schedule through Aug. 3 and will cancel about 2,400 flights in June and July as a result. It had previously ...

FAA chief upbeat about prospects for Boeing 737 Max’s return

U.S. 05/23/19, 19:28

After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again.Aviation officials from more 30 countries met with the FAA to hear the U.S. regulator's approach to reviewing changes ...

Long-running Colonial back on solid footing with new sponsor

Golf 05/22/19, 16:02

Colonial Country Club is the longest-running host of a PGA Tour event played on its original site, a fact that seemed in jeopardy not too long ago.Local companies backed the tournament last year when it was called the Fort Worth Invitational following an upscale grocer's withdrawal as title sponsor two ...

Police checked kidnapping suspect’s room hours before arrest

U.S. 05/21/19, 06:44

Authorities say police visited the motel room of a Texas man suspected of kidnapping an 8-year-old girl but didn't see the child, who was eventually found safe about two hours later.Michael Webb is charged with aggravated kidnapping after authorities say he snatched the girl as she walked with her mother ...

American Airlines sues unions, accusing workers of slowdown

U.S. 05/20/19, 17:44

American Airlines is accusing its mechanics and their unions of conducting an illegal work slowdown to gain leverage in contract talks, and the airline is asking a federal judge to stop the activity.The airline says mechanics have caused about 900 cancellations or long delays since early February by taking an ...

Koepka back at Nelson after 3 major wins, before a defense

Golf 05/08/19, 18:16

Brooks Koepka has won three majors since he last played at the Byron Nelson two years ago, before the tournament moved to a new links-style course south of downtown Dallas.A week before defending his title at the now-earlier PGA Championship, the third-ranked Koepka and No. 19 Patrick Reed are the ...

Ex-adult day care driver in Texas gets 40 years for assault

U.S. 05/04/19, 11:01

A driver for a Dallas-area adult day care center has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a mentally disabled female client.Prosecutors say 34-year-old Edgar Lane Sharp Jr. was sentenced Friday in Fort Worth. Jurors on Thursday convicted Sharp, who worked for C3 Christian ...

American expands at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

U.S. 05/03/19, 14:46

American Airlines is expanding at its most profitable airport, opening 15 new gates at Dallas-Fort Worth International.American said the gates that opened Friday in Terminal E will let it add more than 100 daily flights on its American Eagle affiliate.By early June, Fort Worth-based American plans to operate more than ...

Pirates snap 8-game skid with 2 11th-inning HRs in at Texas

Baseball 04/30/19, 23:31

Bryan Reynolds led off the 11th inning with his first career homer and Starling Marte then added a two-run shot as the Pittsburgh Pirates ended their eight-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.The Pirates were scoreless until getting three runs in the ninth ...

Woman, 2 children die in North Texas flash flood

U.S. 04/24/19, 21:26

A woman and her two young children died Wednesday when the family car was caught in rushing flash flood waters in the West Texas rolling plains. The incident happened about 6 a.m. Wednesday at what's usually a small creek just outside Dublin, Texas, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) southwest of Fort ...

Train cars carrying ethanol catch fire in Texas derailment

U.S. 04/24/19, 10:04

No one was hurt when a Union Pacific train carrying ethanol derailed in a residential area in Fort Worth and caught fire.Union Pacific spokeswoman Kristen South says the train derailed at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday near Echo Lake in Fort Worth. South says the fire was mostly contained by 8 ...

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