“People on death row have better medical treatment than these women. After all, they [the authorities] want to keep the death row inmates alive and well so that they don’t die before society has a chance to kill them. There...
Lynda Sauvlet thought she was doing something good for the community in southeast Fort Worth. She and her husband, Tom, opened All My Children (AMC) Entertainment Center on Wichita Street in the Glen Gardens neighborhood as a p...
JACOB TAYLOR and BETTY BRINK
When the Rev. Kyev Tatum took his last $1,000 and plunked it down as earnest money toward the purchase of an old skating rink in Mansfield this May, it was an act of passion, not to mention faith. All he needs by July 30 is at ...
A blue-collar neighborhood that has long been fighting against the Cultural District’s upscale development boom won a round at City Hall recently. Just as important, Linwood residents got the message from city officials that ...
When Southside Area Ministries shut down at the end of May, all of the office furniture was donated to Berry Good Buys, where it will be sold to benefit the Women’s Haven and Safe Haven. The office phones were cut off before ...
For Mahmoud Alafyouny, the North Texas man whom the government branded and jailed as a terrorist, freedom apparently has become just another word for nothing more to say.
Cyclists get city council support in re-inflating a long-delayed bike route plan.
In 1999, Fort Worth city staffers and the North Central Texas Council of Governments put together the Fort Worth Bicycle Blueprint, a 300-mile sprawl of bike routes intended to boost two-wheeled transportation to help improve C...
An Eastside man says his complaints about a smelly meat-packing plant led to four years of hell.
Bill Cole says he nearly lost it all for just opening his mouth. If he hadn’t gone public with his complaints about pollution from an Eastside meat rendering plant, if his picture hadn’t appeared in the news, Cole says he w...
A Star-Telegram story ensured that homosexuality would be an issue in an Eastside council race.
A close race between two Fort Worth City Council candidates might have ended differently if the city’s daily newspaper hadn’t gone against protocol and “outed” Louis McBee a week before the May 13 election. McBee is sti...
Historical and ecological merit may not save a state-owned tract from development.
In a little house on the prairie, environmentalist Jarid Manos unrolled map after map, showing where nearly 2,000 acres of almost pristine grassland prairie lie, on the edge of suburban Crowley.