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Linda Guerrero (left) and her daughters Brianna (middle) and Jasmine are still dealing with the loss of the man they loved. Photo by Madeleina Gorman.

Leaving a Void

The 2004 death of a Fort Worth man leads to questions from his 13-year-old daughter.
Peter Gorman
On November 2, 2004, a young man named Robert Guerrero was asked by a friend to reconnect the electrical current to her apartment in Fort Worth –– the power had been shut off for non-payment. Guerrero didn’t hesitate: His...


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Morning News Roundup, Sep 4

Jeff Prince
I’ve been reading about gas prices dropping below $2 a gallon for a few days but didn’t see my first “$1.99” sign until today at a station on Jacksboro Highway. That’s a beautiful sight. With all the savings on gas, I...



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Fort Worth Police Chief Candidates A Diverse Bunch

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth City Manager David Cooke announced the six finalists for the Fort Worth police chief position. The photos and names of the candidates revealed a diverse bunch. African-American, check. Hispanic, check. Woman, check. ...


KIDS AND SOME PARENTS PLAYED INTERACTIVE VIDEO GAME EARLIER THIS WEEK AT A MOVIE THEATER IN PLANO (photo courtesy of Super League Gaming)

Morning News Roundup, Aug 26

Jeff Prince
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Not So Bad After All Fort Worth Weekly’s Static column on Aug. 19 reported findings from BetterDoctor.com, a consumer health site that crunches Medicare facts and figures to determine th...



MARK AND CINDY BOLING'S PET DOG LILY WAS SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER IN 2012. (Facebook photo from Cindy Boling)

Update On Lily The Slain Border Collie

Jeff Prince
This week’s Static discusses the police shooting of Lily the border collie, and the training program and potential legislation that were prompted by that tragedy. Mark and Cindy Boling weren’t available for comment ...


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Lily Still Barking

STATIC
Somewhere in doggie heaven, Lily the border collie is looking down with a beatific smile and saying, “Ruff ruff ruff,” which translates to either, “My death was not in vain” or “Jesus, can you spare a biscuit?” A Fo...



FW Police Save Day

Jeff Prince
Another typical day at the office for Fort Worth police Officer Antonio Maldonado II, who investigates a weird case on the reality TV show COPS. A woman flags down Maldonado to complain that another woman on the street owes her...


Home Video Shows Forklift Driver Fleeing Police

Jeff Prince
It didn’t take long for people to start posting YouTube videos capturing the low-speed chase featuring a motorist on a forklift trying to outrun Fort Worth police earlier this week. Here’s the most notorious footage...



Mother Jones Sees Brown In Rainbow Lounge Story

Jeff Prince
The latest edition of Mother Jones spotlights the police raid on Rainbow Lounge, which has already faded in memory around these parts. The lead paragraph gives a pretty good impression of the writer’s thoughts on the raid: ...


Fort Worth Police Speed To Scene Of Nothing

Jeff Prince
So I’m on my way to work this morning and I get behind a Fort Worth police car on Jacksboro Highway. The speed limit is 45 but the cop is doing 35 and weaving slightly. I can see through his back window he’s looking down an...