Police are searching for a man suspected in at least two business robberies in Fort Worth.In each of the robberies the suspect used a small, black handgun to take money from cash advance loan businesses, according to police reports. The suspect is believed to be responsible for multiple armed robberies in the north Texas area. The suspect robbed the Advance America Store about 2:15 p.m. Monday in the 9100 block of Camp Bowie West Boulevard. Police believe the same suspect also robbed the Cash Store in the 3200 block of Sycamore School Road about 10 a.m. on Nov. 16, a police report said. He was seen running to a black four-door car, police said. The suspect is described as a light skinned African-American man between 25- and 30-years-old. He is between 5-feet 5-inches and 5-feet 8-inches tall, about 220 pounds and wearing a goatee. The suspect was seen wearing a red ball cap and a light blue denim jacket during the Advance America robbery, police said.Anyone with information is asked to call 817-392-4383.
Fort Worth police say officers are investigating an incident that occurred at Hulen Mall that caused the mall to go on lockdown Monday night. Continue reading
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by Kyle Kirschner
What an exciting night for the Brewer Bears, starting off their second game of the season with a warm welcome for Officer Matt Pearce alongside the White Settlement Police to be honored by Brewer. Officer Pearce was also given the opportunity for initiating the coin toss, with Brewer receiving the kickoff from the Roos. Continue reading
Police issued two news releases with photos on Tuesday asking for help in identifying two robbers in three holdups. Continue reading
A man was shot by an off-duty Fort Worth police officer that was searching for a robbery suspect just before midnight on Wednesday.
At 11:55 p.m., police dispatch received a 911 call from the victim of a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of a gas station in west Fort Worth at the intersection of Las Vegas Trail and South Normandale Street. The victim told police that they had agreed to buy an item online and was to meet the seller at the gas station. Two shirtless men arrived, and one pulled out a silver handgun and robbed the victim, they said. Continue reading
The Police and Firefighters Memorial features bronze sculptures of a firefighter, police officer and riderless horse. Adjacent to the sculptures are two walls of names that list all police officers, firefighters and marshals who have died in the line of duty.
The Fort Worth Police Department and the Fort Worth Police Officers Association invite residents to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice at the annual Peace Officers Memorial Service.
The service will be at 11 a.m. May 4 at the Police and Firefighters Memorial, 2201 W. Seventh St.
Almost three hours after a man was seen jumping off the West Loop 820 bridge into Lake Worth on Monday, a body was found in the water.
Emergency crews were dispatched to West Loop 820 near Heron Drive about 10:45 a.m., said Lt. Kyle Falkner, a Fire Department spokesman. Continue reading
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A shootout that reportedly lasted several minutes sent a Fort Worth police officer to the hospital yesterday in critical condition and left one suspect dead and his son arrested. Continue reading
Fort Worth and more than 300 agencies will be joining forces in executing municipal court warrants across Texas in the 2016 Texas Warrant Roundup, which officially begins Saturday, March 5. Continue reading
A man in his mid-20s was fatally shot at the Serrano Ranch apartments in far west Fort Worth Monday night, according to Fort Worth police.
The first 911 call came in at 8:49 p.m. The caller said a man was lying on the ground in the parking lot of the complex in the 8000 block of Calmont Ave. He was not breathing and bleeding from the back of his head, according to a police incident report.
A MedStar ambulance crew reported that the man was dead at the scene.
Fernando Perez cleans graffiti from his garage door in West Fort Worth after vandals painted words of hate towards Fort Worth Police on his home. None of the homes or property affected had any connection with police, and the homes affected appear to be random.
Some Westpoint residents in Fort Worth awoke to a message of hate instead of love on Valentine’s Day. Vandals had painted distasteful messages towards Fort Worth police on their homes and property. Continue reading
A driver was rescued this past week when two vehicles collided at the intersection of Cherry Lane and the I-30 access road. The accident left a white pick-up truck dangling precariously at the edge of a guardrail that ran along the access road protecting vehicles from falling about thirty feet below. The second vehicle, a red 4-door sedan, also collided with the guardrail. Fort Worth Firefighters, a MedStar crew and Fort Worth Police provided assistance to the victims. Photo by Rachel Huddleston
Traditionally held the first Tuesday in October, National Night Out gives residents the chance to enjoy an evening of activities and the opportunity to get to know their neighbors. The White Settlement Police Department will be hosting a community event in its parking lot that will include a dunk booth, bounce houses and lots of other fun activities for citizens. The event starts at 6 p.m. Continue reading
A man walked into a Subway sandwich shop, pulled out a gun and held an employee at gunpoint Saturday, according to police. Continue reading
A pickup truck that appeared to be traveling north bound on White Settlement Rd. near Clifford Street ended up upside down this past week. It happened during the lunch hour bringing numerous citizens out of area eateries to aid the victim before emergency crews could arrive. Officials could only report that the driver was taken to an area hospital with injuries.
Fort Worth police said they’re investigating a deadly crash that happened on Interstate 30 Sunday night. Continue reading
A 21-year-old pickup driver was killed last Wednesday night after he lost control of a truck and hit a guardrail on a west Fort Worth freeway, police reported. Continue reading
Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead will retire in January.
Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead, who led Fort Worth through a number of difficult times in the past six years, announced his retirement Tuesday during the pre-City Council meeting at city hall. Continue reading
West Loop 820 at Clifford Street near White Settlement was shut down in both directions late Sunday after a man walking across both sides of the highway caused a fatal multi-vehicle accident, according to Fort Worth police.
The man was hit and died on scene at about 7:40 p.m., police said.
Three people had minor injuries after the accident, which involved up to three vehicles trying to avoid the man, one of which rolled over. The accident shut down both sides of the highway for several hours as traffic was diverted to the access roads. No information was available on the identity of the man.
One young woman is dead and four others are injured after an apparent head-on collision in west Fort Worth on Labor Day evening. Continue reading
Loop 820 was closed temporarily during the peak of rush hour this past Friday after a woman threatened to jump from the White Settlement Road bridge. Continue reading
A utility pole threatening to fall on residential traffic along White Settlement Rd. in Westpoint shut down the road for several hours Monday. The pole, which had been leaning for several months, finally gave way cracking just three feet above the ground and was held in place by lines attached at the top. Workers installed the new poll and transferred lines while police diverted traffic to side streets.
Police have arrested a man accused of impersonating a pest exterminator to steal from elderly people and are trying to find out if there are other victims who have not called police. Continue reading
The number of Fort Worth police officers wearing video cameras will triple with the City Council’s approval of the purchase of 400 additional devices. Continue reading
An 18-wheeler flipped onto its side Monday around noon causing a shut down of traffic along Las Vegas Trail between I-30 and Camp Bowie West. The accident occurred near a sharp corner near a local laundry mat/gas station. It was unclear whether anyone was hurt in the accident and the truck was up-righted and towed away around 5 p.m.
Fort Worth police said a man suspected in a reported burglary was shot and injured Thursday morning. Continue reading
Fort Worth Police have captured two burglars who could possibly be responsible for at least 9 break-ins in the Westpoint area. Continue reading
One man is in custody in Fort Worth after firing a gun inside an apartment and refusing to surrender to police for nearly five hours early Monday morning. Continue reading
A man described to be a black male, wearing a black hoodie and a black beanie cap, wearing dark sunglasses entered Star Bank of Texas earlier this month and demanded money from the teller. Continue reading
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This past week, Fort Worth Police were called to the Target Store on Overton Ridge Blvd. after two black females were seen loading Red Bull energy drink onto a cart and exiting the store without paying for the product according to police reports. The loss prevention officer was assaulted by the two suspects as they fled the scene. Continue reading
A woman was stabbed to death at these apartments on Las Vegas Trail, south of I-30.
Two sisters have been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old woman that took place this past week on the west side of Fort Worth. Continue reading
The Tarrant County district attorney’s office has unveiled a new opportunity for people to aid law enforcement with a web page that archives video, pictures and sketches of people of interest in unsolved cases. Continue reading
Police are called to stabbings and shootings along this stretch of Las Vegas Trail on a regular basis. The area is just south of I-30.
A young woman is now in custody after allegedly stabbing and killing an 18-year-old girl. Continue reading
The vehicle caused others on the freeway to wreck before hitting this tree and flipping.
Traffic was backed up on Loop 820 northbound on Wednesday of last week after a multi-vehicle accident ended with a flipped vehicle. Continue reading
A Fort Worth Police Officer places his gun back in his squad car after the situation was under control.
Fort Worth Police surround a house in the 500 block of Annapolis Drive in Westpoint on Wednesday evening after a call came in regarding possible gunshots being fired. Continue reading