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Stone Creek Adds Wagner in Washington
Stone Creek Insurance Agency has hired Jamison Wagner to manage its Spokane, Wash. office. Wagner began his insurance career in 1999 with Safeco Insurance. He was previously with Travelers Insurance as a commercial underwriter and as an agency program manager. …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 8:41 PM
Hailstorm That Slammed Southern California Unusual, Though Not Unheard of
A rare hailstorm hit normally sunny Southern California on Wednesday, as residents flocked to social media to post pictures of driveways, lawns and roofs blanketed in white nickel-size ice chunks. The National Weather Service reported 1.57 inches of rain was …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 6:23 PM
California Contractor Cited for Accident That Fatally Crushed Worker
Cal/OSHA has cited a Bay Area contractor for serious safety violations after a worker was fatally crushed at a San Rafael construction site on Sept. 18, 2018. Investigators determined that West Coast Land and Development Inc. did not follow regulations …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 5:48 PM
Benzene Levels Rise near Petrochemical Fire Site; Residents Told to Shelter-in-Place
Tens of thousands of people east of Houston are being told to stay indoors after benzene and other volatile organic compounds were found in the air within the city limits of Deer Park, one day after a fire that broke …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 4:43 PM
Ohio Judge Sides with Dum-Dum Makers in Lollipop Lawsuit
A federal judge is siding with the makers of Dum-Dums lollipops in its lawsuit against a rival candy maker. A preliminary injunction handed down in Ohio says Tootsie Roll Industries must at least temporarily stop using its new packaging for …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 4:26 PM
QBE NA Appoints Zimmerman Health Care Risk Lead in Nebraska
QBE North America, an integrated specialist Insurer, has appointed Theresa M. Zimmerman global risk solutions lead for QBE Integrated Advantage for Healthcare. She is based in Omaha, Nebraska. The newly created role supports the recently launched QBE Integrated Advantage for …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 4:24 PM
Houston-Area Petrochemical Blaze Probe Weighed by Federal Investigators
Federal and local investigators are weighing a probe of the Houston chemical blaze as hazardous compounds waft near the burned-out site. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board “is following up on the incident and should be making a decision to send …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 3:23 PM
EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Wells and Pitzer in Dallas
California-based EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants has hired JoBeth Wells in Dallas as a principal in its property/casualty operations. EPIC also added Stephanie Pitzer in the Dallas property/casualty group as client executive. Both Wells and Pitzer report to EPIC Managing …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 3:18 PM
Anchorage Planning to Spend $36M to Fix Schools Damaged in Big Quake
Anchorage school officials have approved a plan calling for $36.3 million to repair two schools damaged by the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that shook south-central Alaska. The school board voted Monday for the plan to fix Gruening Middle School and Eagle …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 3:08 PM
Washington High Court Hears Case on Carbon Pollution
The Washington Supreme Court heard arguments this week on whether the state Department of Ecology has the authority to cap carbon pollution from major industrial emitters, something business groups and utilities have argued can only be done by the Legislature. …

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 3:05 PM

Fort Worth News |

Here’s the nasty stuff that’s making you sneeze. Why it’s only going to get worse
Consider it the perfect storm. That nasty winter allergy, mountain cedar, is still hanging on even as the spring trees have started pollinating with a vengeance. “I’m having many people … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 2:46 PM
4 Fort Worth robbery suspects arrested in backyards after police chase
A robbery suspect driving what authorities say was a stolen vehicle led police on a chase through Fort Worth late Wednesday before he and three other men were arrested in … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 9:49 AM
Felony suspect seriously injured after jumping into river during chase
A suspect was in serious condition Thursday afternoon after jumping into the West Fork of the Trinity River during a foot pursuit, police said. The name of the suspect had … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 1:52 PM
Why Fort Worth cafeteria workers are worried about their jobs, food quality
The future of Fort Worth school cafeteria workers has crept back into public dialogue as the district considers a potential food service contract with the May 4 school board election … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 1:51 PM
Remains found at DFW Airport identified as man missing since 2016
The skeletal remains of a man found by contractors at DFW Airport on Jan. 14 have been identified, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office. The cause of death … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 1:16 PM
Parker County baby injured in reported child abuse case has died
A Parker County infant who suffered head trauma last month while in the care of his mother’s boyfriend has died. Jax Eisenmann, a 3-month-old from Springtown, was pronounced dead at … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 10:53 AM
Curious about how much is spent on meals for Fort Worth trustees at board meetings?
The Fort Worth school district spent almost $10,000 in 2018 on meals for trustees during their board meetings. “They come straight from work,” said Elsie Schiro, chief financial officer for … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 11:56 AM
Tarrant County has its first measles case since 2015
Measles has returned to Tarrant county for the first time four years. Tarrant County Public Health said Thursday that this is the first case confirmed in the county since January … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 11:43 AM
Fort Worth resident stops to buy a $20 lottery ticket, walks out a millionaire
There’s a new millionaire in town. Someone who went to the 7-Eleven on North Tarrant Parkway recently, and bought a $20 Stacks of Cash scratch off lottery ticket, hit the … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 21, 2019 11:06 AM
Ex UT Arlington senior faces life in prison for wounding police officer in shootout
It took only a few seconds for a college student to shoot a police officer who was trying to serve a murder warrant, according to an assistant Tarrant County district … Click to Continue »

POSTED MARCH 19, 2019 7:40 PM

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