ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Next to a North Texas day care center is a site where Total Energies is pumping for natural gas. The French energy giant wants to drill three new wells on the property next to the center, which serves mainly Black and Latino children. For the families of the children and for others nearby, it’s a prospect fraught with fear and anxiety.
The Toasted Yolk Cafe will open a new location in Highland Village soon. The small chain has several restaurants in the Houston area, and has plans to open more than dozen more, including eight in North Texas. The only one coming soon to Denton County will be at 3020 Justin Road, the old IHOP restaurant location. It’s expected to open next year.
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Tarrant County reported three COVID-19 deaths and 272 new cases on Monday. The latest pandemic-related deaths include a Fort Worth man in his 50s, a Bedford woman in her 50s, and an Arlington man in his 50s. One of the three did not have underlying health conditions, according to officials.
Irving Animal Services will close its shelter three days a week because of a staffing shortage. The new schedule, which goes into effect Wednesday, will only apply to its public operating hours. Animals in the shelter will still receive daily care. Animal Services officers will continue responding to calls seven days a week, including after-hour emergencies.
North Texas couple's 31-hour journey for a soccer match was canceled by snow, then saved by team captain
DALLAS — Traveling to see an English Premier League soccer team can be a bit of pilgrimage for American fans. Brandi and Ken Saxton of Waxahachie last saw their favorite club, Tottenham Hotspur, play in 2019, and this week they made the 31-hour, 4,600-mile journey by train, plane and automobile to see them at an away game in Burnley.
“We have certainly seen an increase in demand here in DFW. We’ve got over eight million people in North Texas, all of whom like to shop,” said Amazon representative Daniel Martin.
Pediatric hospitals across North Texas weathered the COVID-19 surge over the past few months. Now, with more children eligible for vaccines, hospitals are finding a new normal. Cindy Darnell Bowens, medical director for the pediatric ICU with Children’s Health Dallas, says the current number of children hospitalized with COVID is...
Who is dreaming of a white Christmas? As rare as it may be in Texas- there is a slight chance it may occur. While snow is often associated with the northern states, there have been several snowy Christmas' in Texas.
HASLET, Texas — It’s Cyber Monday, and millions of people are shopping online. With the supply chain shortage, how is a company like Amazon keeping up with the demands?. WFAA got incredible access to one of the main air hubs in Texas to see it firsthand. From the air to...
(WBAP/KLIF) — A North Texas man, arrested for participating in the January 6th capital protests, is running for political office. Mark Middleton has filed paperwork to challenge incumbent Texas House Republican David Spiller in House District 68. The 52-year-old faces federal charges for pushing against a barricade and grabbing a...
AUSTIN, Texas – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Texas State Capitol. Staff with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department drove a giant Virginia Pine tree to Austin Monday morning for display at the Capitol. Mamie III (pronounced: MAY-me) is the name of the tree, which...
A North Texas man, charged in connection with the deadly insurrection at the US Capitol in January is running for statewide office. Mark Middleton, who was indicted in May is challenging incumbent Republican state rep David Spiller
From North Texas to Austin, the official state capital Christmas Tree has now been delivered, completing its 270 mile trip yesterday. Texas State Park Rangers off-loaded the big Virginia Pine and began standing her up for the Christmas season.
Back in December 2019, there were rumblings among the healthcare community of a problem. It was regarding an outbreak of a virus in China that was making its way to Europe. At best, it garnered a small item in the back page of some major American newspapers. It sounded like a case of the flu. Besides it was on the other side of the world. But by March that situation had drastically changed with the virus finding its way to this country. The “bug” was now the lead stories resulting in such things as masks, thermometers, gloves, hand sanitizers and cleaning agents becoming scarce.