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Judge allows Texas girl another week on life support

Oct. 15, 2018 8:38 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge is allowing another week for the parents of a 9-year-old Texas girl on life support to find a new facility for the child, who has been declared brain-dead. State District Judge Melody Wilkinson on Monday extended her order that Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth...

Two 3-year-olds, 2 men injured in Texas drive-by shooting

Oct. 15, 2018 12:15 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two 3-year-old children and two young men were wounded in a drive-by shooting in Fort Worth. Police say the gunfire erupted Sunday near a store on the east side of the city. The children were taken to a Fort Worth hospital. One was shot in the arm and the other was...

Men cut hole in Texas gun store to steal weapons, police say

Oct. 12, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

ALVARADO, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested three men accused of cutting a hole in the side of a Texas firearms dealership and making off with nearly 20 guns. The Fort Worth Star Telegram reports that Craig Demond Campbell and Michael Jerome Bray allegedly took the weapons on March 30 from the Crazy Gun...

Duffey's QB draw for score pushes Texas Tech past TCU 17-14

Oct. 12, 2018 12:53 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jett Duffey got his first start for Texas Tech with two other quarterbacks hurt, and one of them actually replaced him after halftime. After McLane Carter played only one series on his sprained left ankle that wasn't ready for full-speed action, Duffey returned to throw a 62-yard...

Judge doesn't extend order keeping girl, 9, on life support

Oct. 10, 2018 10:38 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge has denied a family's plea to extend a court order that has kept a 9-year-old North Texas girl on life support. State District Judge Melody Wilkinson's ruling Wednesday means doctors at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth can disconnect Payton Summons from life...

Texas Tech-TCU matches nation's top offense, Big 12's best D

Oct. 10, 2018 2:03 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU defensive guru Gary Patterson and Texas Tech offensive mastermind Kliff Kingsbury both express admiration for how the other coach excels at his specialty. "Coach Kingsbury is probably one of the brightest offensive minds in college football, and really anywhere," Patterson...

Texas museum exhibit features Balenciaga's designs in black

Oct. 7, 2018 1:20 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — More than 100 items including dresses, gowns, suits, jackets and accessories — all in black — designed by famed Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga will be showcased in an exhibit at a Texas museum. "Balenciaga in Black," which opens Sunday at the Kimbell Art Museum...

Ex-football player convicted of killing Texas man

Oct. 4, 2018 7:39 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A former college football player has been convicted of killing a North Texas man from whom he was trying to steal marijuana. Twenty-one-year-old Dontrell Dock was found guilty Thursday after jurors deliberated for about three hours in Tarrant County. Dock was a running back with...

Home affordability watch: The 10 fastest-growing metro areas

Oct. 4, 2018 9:24 AM EDT

Raise your hand if you know someone who recently moved to Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth or Houston. A lot of hands went up, because those are the three fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the U.S. — and they have relatively affordable home prices. NerdWallet calculated home affordability for the 10 metro...

Texas judge exonerates man wrongly imprisoned for 19 years

Oct. 3, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has signed an order that exonerates a man who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongly convicted of murder. The Wednesday ruling means 44-year-old John Earl Nolley has been declared innocent in the 1996 slaying of Sharon McLane. The order also makes Nolley...