Lake Worth, TX Crime & Safety


15-Year-Old Critically Injured In Shooting At Timberview High School Released From The Hospital

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) — CBS 11 News has learned the Mansfield Timberview High student critically wounded in a shooting on campus was released from the hospital over the weekend. Police say there is video of Zacchaeus Selby, 15, and classmate Timothy Simpkins fighting. It was a short time after that brawl when Simpkins allegedly shot Selby and an English teacher. Selby is believed to have been shot four times. That teacher, 25-year-old Calvin Pettit, was released from the hospital a few days after the October 6 shooting. Classes resumed at the school on October 12. Simpkin, 18, is charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was released from the Tarrant County Jail on a $75,000 bond on October 7, but is required to wear an ankle monitor. On tomorrow, October 21, the Mansfield Independent School District is holding a safety and security town hall meeting. The event, that is meant to ‘partner with the community in an open dialogue’ about school safety, starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, located at 1110 W. Debbie Lane in Mansfield.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Fort Worth woman accused of assaulting 70-year-old man in bar

A 33-year-old Fort Worth woman wanted on a charge of assaulting a 70-year-old man at a bar during a pool tournament was taken into custody Tuesday morning after someone reported that she was in a Fort Worth courts building. Jail records identified the suspect as Christa Ramon. The Fort Worth...
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

Divers Search Fort Worth Waters in Hopes of Solving Cold Cases

Could the answers to missing persons and cold cases be found in North Texas waters?. That's a question a group of volunteers and police may soon answer as divers search lakes around Fort Worth this week. Adventures With Purpose, a sonar and recovery team based in Oregon, travels the country...

Fort Worth woman critically injured in Roanake hit-and-run

FORT WORTH, Texas - A Fort Worth mother and grandmother is in the hospital after a hit-and-run in the Denton County town of Roanoke. No one has been arrested. But police say the driver who may be responsible for hitting Cindy Clark last Wednesday has contacted them. "It’s probably the...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Fort Worth man arrested in connection with shooting death of man in motel room

A second suspect was arrested Tuesday in connection with the May fatal shooting of a man in a Fort Worth motel room, according to jail records and a Fort Worth police report. Fort Worth police responded to a shooting call on May 17 at the Great Western Inn on E. Lancaster Ave. and discovered the body of a man who had been shot several times.

Morning Multi-Car Crash In Trophy Club Shuts Down Highway 114

TROPHY CLUB (CBSDFW.COM) — A crash involving as many as a dozen vehicles shut down State Highway 114 in Trophy Club Wednesday morning. The accident happened in the eastbound lanes between Solana Boulevard and Davis. (credit: Town of Trophy Club) Despite there being some 12 vehicles involved in the accident, officials say only one injury has been reported. The freeway was shut down for several hours, but TxDOT advised Wednesday afternoon that the highway had reopened.  

Exercise science senior dies after fatal crash

Exercise science senior Michael Cao-Truong Nguyen died at 1 p.m. Saturday at Medical City Arlington after a car crash Friday morning, according to a Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office report. Nguyen was 21 years old. The cause of death was blunt force injuries sustained in the crash. Zhivonni Cook, Mansfield...

Argyle Police Blotter

The following is a summary of recent incident reports made to the Argyle Police Department as compiled by the staff of The CTG:. In late August and much of September, Argyle police responded to many calls of loose livestock, including on Sept. 2, when a driver on I-35W reported a “tan cow running down the highway.” The cow eventually moooved out of the roadway.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Grand Prairie police officer, 46, dies of COVID-19 complications, officials say

A Grand Prairie police officer died Monday of COVID-19, the department said. Officer Andy MacDonald “served our Grand Prairie community since 1999,” the department said. It did not release other information. MacDonald was 46. Denton Police Department Detective Rodney Mooneyham died on Saturday of COVID-19, according to his department. Mooneyham,...