On ‘Hell’s Half Acre’, Fort Worth rulers ignored illegal alcohol, gambling as money ended up in city coffers – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth


Very windy ThursdayTimes have also cooled.

Dallas nonprofit addresses mental health needs of more students since COVID-19 pandemic began“Every day we’re on a campus in one way or another,” said Curtisha Taylor, clinical coordinator for Communities in Schools in Dallas.

Book with sexually explicit images and themes found in the library at Keller ISD School“Illustrations like this should never be available in the school environment,” Keller ISD said in a statement.

On ‘Hell’s Half Acre’, Fort Worth rulers ignored illegal alcohol, gambling as money ended up in city coffersAside from prostitution, alcohol abuse and gambling completed the trio of vices that helped define Wild West behavior in Fort Worth’s famous “Hells Half Acre”.

The National Juneteenth Museum will be built in Fort WorthThe National Juneteenth Museum will soon be built in Fort Worth to preserve the history of the National Day and promote discussions about freedom.

State Legislative Committee Wants To Know What Books Are In School LibrariesAndrea Lucia reports.

Dallas Fire Paramedic on paid leave for being seen on camera kicking homeless manThe victim’s lawyer wants the paramedic arrested.

Brief information from Wednesday eveningHere is what made the news Wednesday, October 27.

Dallas City Council Hires Outside Law Firm to Independent Investigate Major Data LossIn a unanimous vote on Wednesday, Dallas City Council approved the hiring of the Kirkland and Ellis law firm to shed light on the city’s data loss earlier this year.

Church offers $ 5,000 reward for the safe return of missing girl from Fort WorthDashayla Wolfe’s mother said she believed someone persuaded her daughter to leave her home.

Fort Worth ISD 11-year-old student struck and killed while attempting to cross freewayFort Worth Police said three minors were attempting to cross the freeway on foot when an 11-year-old boy was struck by an oncoming vehicle.

Gardening 101: Consider Adding an Ornamental Tree for Texas Arbor DayTexas Arbor Day is always the first Friday in November.

Wednesday afternoon weather updateA new wind advisory for tomorrow as fall-like temperatures finally arrive in North Texas.

Woman struck, killed by car while walking on Grapevine Road; Drunk driver crashes into fire truck on scene, police sayA woman was struck by a car and killed while walking on a road in Grapevine late on the night of Tuesday, October 26. Katie Johnston reports.

Wednesday weather updatePartly cloudy sky. High 73F. WNW winds at 15 to 25 mph. The winds could sometimes blow over 40 mph.

Texas child whose remains were found in apartment died of “multiple blunt wounds”, her mother and boyfriend have been chargedA woman and her boyfriend were arrested on Tuesday October 26 in the death of the woman’s child, whose skeletal remains were found in a Houston-area apartment with three surviving but apparently abandoned siblings, announced officials. Katie Johnston reports.

Condominium building in Fort Worth evacuated after gas leakNo one was injured after a gas leak forced the evacuation of a condominium in Fort Worth.

Women and prostitutes thrived in ‘Hell’s Half Acre’ brothels in Fort WorthBrothels were plentiful within the boundaries of Hell’s Half Acre at the time, which flourished from 1870 to 1920.

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Severe Storm Watch Abandoned for North TexasThe storms continue to ease as they move east. The sky will clear up by mid-morning.

Wednesday weather updateThe storms weaken as many North Texans wake up to this soggy morning.

Rapid storms in North Texas overnightIt will be a very windy Wednesday following the thunderstorms.

11-year-old boy struck and killed while attempting to cross freeway in Fort WorthAn 11-year-old boy was killed after being struck by a vehicle on West Loop 820 on Tuesday evening.

Fans return to AAC for Mavs game, but with some COVID-19 restrictionsFor now, fans must prove they are vaccinated or have a recent negative test.

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