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Weatherford Democrat

UPDATED: Bank robbery suspect arrested after chase

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at approximately 4:42 p.m., the Chase Bank, located at 225 E Interstate 20, reported a robbery. The suspect was described as a white male, possibly in his 40s, wearing or carrying a backpack with his face covered. The suspect approached a teller and demanded an undisclosed amount of money. After obtaining the money, the suspect left the bank. No weapon was displayed during the incident.
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Longview News-Journal

Trial date set for man charged in 2018 stabbing death of Longview woman

A DeSoto man charged with murder in the 2018 stabbing death of a News-Journal newspaper carrier is set to go on trial Jan. 18. Rodrick Deshun Arkeith Elliott, 24, was arrested May 3, 2018, on suspicion of killing Sandy Smith, 51, at her home in the 300 block of East Grand Avenue in Longview.
Hood County News

GPD: No threat in aftermath of IED arrest

Additional information has been released in connection with the felony case involving a Houston man arrested Sept. 17 by Granbury Police after they reported finding three improvised explosive devices in a vehicle the suspect had been driving when he was pulled over at a local convenience store. Lancer Dale Holloway,...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

North Texas man sentenced to federal prison after detonating bomb under bridge

A Bedford bombing suspect arrested in April was sentenced to almost four years in federal prison in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in September. Nicholas Lloyd Nelson, 38, pleaded guilty to possession of a destructive device after being accused of detonating a bomb near a bridge in the 2000 block of Forest Ridge Drive in Bedford on April 7. He was sentenced to 46 months.
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

1 Killed, 1 Hospitalized in South Fort Worth Shooting

One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting in south Fort Worth late Monday, police say. The shooting happened in the 1700 block of E. Roberts Street at about 11:30 p.m. Monday, Fort Worth police said. Police said one of the men was pronounced dead at the...

Highland Village Police Blotter

The Highland Village Police Department has filed charges against the four men who were allegedly involved in an attempted ATM burglary and subsequent police chase on Aug. 24. The suspects tried to flee from police, on foot and in multiple vehicles, after officers responded to a report of an ATM burglary in progress just after 6 a.m. at the Denton Area Teachers Credit Union at the corner of FM 407 and Briarhill Boulevard. Officers from many other nearby law enforcement agencies responded to help search for the suspects in the area of FM 407 and FM 2499. One suspect was found hiding behind a dumpster near Smoothie King and was apprehended after a foot chase. The other three suspects were found in a suspect vehicle parked in the nearby Academy parking lot. Arrested were three men from Houston ages 18, 20 and 27; and an Arlington man, 24. The suspects were in a white pickup truck that had been reported stolen that morning from a Highland Village apartment complex.

Crane operator recovering after gruesome accident

MANSFIELD, Texas (KTEN) -- Eddie Garcia has been in the construction business for 28 years. On July 15, he was in his first accident while working on a job at the Martin Marietta quarry in Johnston County. In a matter of seconds, Garcia, 48, was trapped by a toppled crane.

Fort Worth Filmmaker Chyna Robinson Shines a Light on Domestic Abuse

Filmmaker Chyna Robinson is on a roll. Her debut feature film, No Ordinary Love, was released in June and is circling the globe on streaming platforms, including Amazon Prime and Apple TV. In its portrayal of two women connected through their church, one married to the minister and the other to a police officer, the story peels away the facade obscuring domestic abuse. The romantic thriller has become a catalyst for education and conversation. Robinson—in tandem with Tracy Rector, the film’s executive director and a board member of SafeHaven of Tarrant County—has worked with universities and domestic abuse organizations worldwide to discuss the film and the oft-hidden suffering it unveils.
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Bedford Man Who Ignited Bomb Near Bridge Sentenced

A man who set off a bomb under a Bedford bridge has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison. Federal prosecutors say Nicholas Nelson pleaded guilty in June to possession of a destructive device. He was sentenced earlier this month. They say back on April 7, Nelson detonated a...

Bedford man gets 46-month prison sentence for detonating bomb

BEDFORD, Texas - A man who detonated a bomb under a bridge in Bedford has been sentenced to 46 months in federal prison. Nicholas Lloyd Nelson, 38, pleaded guilty in June to possession of a destructive device. In April, investigators say a pedestrian walking his dog narrowly escaped a blast...

Argyle Police Blotter

On July 20, a resident came to the Argyle Police Department to ask an officer what potential charge(s) he could face after he found his wife with another man and he struck the other man’s vehicle with his. The officer recommended that he speak to an attorney. On July 24,...

Possession of marjiuana, DWI and theft reported

Thursday at 10:59 p.m., a UTA police officer made contact with a student in a parked car, said UTA Police Capt. Mike McCord, in an email. The student was found to be in possession of less than two ounces of marijuana, arrested and taken to the Arlington Police Department jail.