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Shell Game

Six months after the Fort Worth City Council took control of a $50 million tax-supported crime prevention fund, local watchdogs are still growling over...

Old Rip’s vs. Neighbors

It’s lunchtime by Texas Christian University. Cars fill nearly every parking space outside Old Rip’s Tex-Mex off West Berry Street. But inside only a...

Ethics Alive

Questionable ethics at city hall have gone mostly unchallenged in recent years because residents weren’t sure how to combat them. Not anymore. A recent...

Tearing up the Track

Three weeks ago, a city-hired engineering firm released its first study on modern streetcars, identifying six possible routes that Fort Worth should consider. These...

Rethinking Red-Light Cameras

Small pickups are dicey on wet streets. Their lightweight rear ends can lose traction on slick surfaces, particularly during sudden stops. So Daniel Byram...

Barrels of Questions

A 20-foot retaining wall of unsealed, rusting barrels of industrial waste looms over the western edge of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, near the...

’Copters or Community?

When the city of Fort Worth announced plans in May to build a public heliport near downtown, the reasons given were not surprising. The...

Carswell Loses in Court

When inmate Linda D’Antuono Fenton died in 2004, eight days after she was moved from the Federal Medical Center-Carswell to a local hospital, her...

Sewage Plant for Mary’s Creek?

Although Fort Worth water officials are considering putting a new sewage treatment plant near homes on the West Side of Fort Worth, residents aren’t...

DISH Water

Clogged filters, low water pressure, and test results alternately confirming and disproving the presence of harmful chemicals in their private water well have led...