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Fort Worth, Texas: City in Texas, United States
Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Texas and the 13th-largest city in the United States. It is the county seat of Tarrant County, covering nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) into three other counties: Denton, Parker, and Wise. According to the 2018 census estimates, Fort Worth's population is 895,008. Fort Worth is the second-largest city in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, which is the 4th most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

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With hospital poised to halt baby's life support, family wins reprieve

Texas family that disagrees with a Fort Worth hospital's plan to take a 9-month-old girl off life support has been given more time to find a facility to take her
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Video shows dramatic rescue of girl kidnapped in Texas

We're learning about the dramatic rescue of an 8-year-old girl in Texas after a harrowing kidnapping on the street in Fort Worth in May. Newly released video shows heavily armed officers using a..
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Videos for Fort Worth, Texas


Fort Worth Officials Respond Swiftly To The Death Of Atatiana Jefferson [Video]Fort Worth Officials Respond Swiftly To The Death Of Atatiana Jefferson

A Fort Worth, Texas police officer shot and killed an innocent 28 year old black woman insider her home. The officer has since resigned and faces criminal charges after he shot dead, reports Reuters...

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Texas officer resigns after shooting woman [Video]Texas officer resigns after shooting woman

A white Fort Worth, Texas police officer has resigned after he shot dead Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, inside her home, Fort Worth Police Chief Edwin Kraus said on Monday. Rough Cut..

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Texas hospital wants to take sick 9-month-old girl off life support

A 9-month-old girl is at the center of a legal fight between her family and a Texas hospital. Tinslee Lewis was born with a rare heart defect, and she has a chronic lung disease. Doctors believe..
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White police officer kills black woman in her home in Fort Worth

A white police officer shot and killed a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth on Saturday. According to recent data compiled by The Washington Post, there have been 75 deadly police shootings..
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Former MLB All-Star Josh Hamilton arrested on child abuse charge

Former Texas Ranger Josh Hamilton turned himself Wednesday in Fort Worth on a charge of injuring a child.
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Atatiana Jefferson funeral rescheduled after father's concerns are addressed

A family dispute that delayed the services for a woman killed at her home by a police officer in Fort Worth, Texas, has been resolved with a rescheduled funeral.
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Fort Worth Police Have More Violence to Answer For, Residents Say

Black residents of the city complained about mistreatment by the police long before Atatiana Jeffersons death. “I never was supposed to be arrested,” said one woman. “I was the caller.”
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Funeral for Woman Killed by Fort Worth Officer Is Postponed

The service for Atatiana Jefferson was expected to draw large crowds on Saturday but has been delayed following a judge’s ruling.
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Texas prosecutors seek murder indictment against officer who shot woman at home

Texas prosecutors said on Friday they would seek a murder indictment against the former Fort Worth police officer who shot dead a 28-year-old black woman in her home.
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Fort Worth residents "don't feel safe" after shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson

Residents in Fort Worth, Texas are outraged after 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson was shot and killed by a police officer in her own home. Some members of the community are accusing the police..
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Texas police shooting shatters community trust

A white officer killing a black Fort Worth woman in her home has shattered the trust police have been trying to build with communities of color. (Oct. 17)  
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House condemns Trump's Syria withdrawal; Fort Worth residents demand action after deadly police shooting.
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Fort Worth residents demand action after deadly police shooting

The fallout continues after a black woman was shot and killed by a former officer in her own home. At a city council meeting, residents called for a change in policing tactics. Omar Villafranca..
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Texas pastors seek federal action after police shoot black woman in her home

Black pastors in Fort Worth, Texas on Wednesday called for federal intervention to stamp out what they called systemic racism in their city's police force after a white officer shot dead black resident..
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At tense Fort Worth council meeting, outrage over police shooting

Community residents are calling for accountability and action to address what they call systemic racism in Fort Worth
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'Unbelievable' loss: Atatiana Jefferson's family remembers the life of Fort Worth shooting victim

The family of Atatiana Jefferson is still reeling from her death and questioning the "terrible and tragic" actions of former officer Aaron Dean.
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Texas woman killed by officer pointed gun after hearing noises

A Texas woman was shot dead by a Fort Worth police officer in her home after she heard noises outside, picked up a handgun and pointed it at a window, the officer's arrest warrant showed on Tuesday.
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‘No Excuse’: Fellow Officers Condemn Police Shooting of Fort Worth Woman

Officer Aaron Dean has been charged with murder. But Atatiana Jefferson’s family is still looking for answers.
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Police chief: ‘No excuse’ for black woman’s death

Fort Worth’s police chief pleaded with the city to not allow the killing of a black woman by a white police officer reflect badly on the entire department. (Oct. 15)  
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Officer arrested in fatal Texas shooting

Fort Worth police are telling a grieving public that "we feel and understand your anger," after a white officer was charged with murder for shooting a black woman through a window of her home. (Oct...
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Fort Worth police give update on officer charged with murder

During a news conference Tuesday, Fort Worth interim police chief Ed Kraus vowed that the officer who fatally shot a black woman in her home will be held accountable. Aaron Dean is charged with murder..
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Texas officer named in fatal shooting has resigned

The interim police chief says the Fort Worth, Texas, officer who shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her own home over the weekend resigned before he could be fired. (October 14)  
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Fort Worth officer Aaron Dean free on bond after fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson in her home

Aaron Dean, the former Fort Worth officer who is accused of murder in the fatal shooting of Atatiana Jefferson, has been freed on bond.
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Retired Fort Worth officer: "I'm afraid when I get stopped"

Aaron Dean, a white former police officer, is out on bond after being arrested and charged with murder for shooting Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman, inside her Texas home. He was responding to a..
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Texas policeman faces murder charges after killing black woman in her home

A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer was jailed on murder charges on Monday in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old black woman who was babysitting inside her home, the police department said.
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Texas policeman charged with murder in shooting death of black woman: reports

A white police officer in Fort Worth, Texas was charged with murder after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, multiple media outlets reported on Monday.
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Fort Worth officials apologize, announce investigation in police shooting

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and interim Police Chief Ed Kraus held a news conference Monday about the death of Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed by a police officer in her own home. They..
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Family of woman killed by Fort Worth cop in home demands justice

The family of Atatiana Jefferson, the black woman shot and killed in her own home by a white Fort Worth police officer Saturday, spoke at a press conference Monday demanding justice.
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Police officer resigns after shooting dead Texas woman in her home

A white Fort Worth, Texas police officer has resigned after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, the city's police chief said on Monday.
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Who was Atatiana 'Tay' Jefferson? Fort Worth woman killed by cop represented 'honor, integrity'

Atatiana Jefferson, who was fatally shot in her Texas home, was a college graduate, a pharmaceutical equipment sales rep and a loving daughter.
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Family demands prosecution after Texas woman killed by police inside her home

The family of a 28-year-old black woman shot dead by a white male police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas home called on Monday for an independent, federal investigation and swift prosecution.
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Family: Cop who killed woman in her home should be fired and charged

Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was playing video games with her young nephew when she was killed by a Fort Worth officer
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Nephew, 8, was in room when Fort Worth police shot woman in her home while the two played video games

An 8-year-old boy was in the room when his aunt was fatally shot while playing video games in her home by a Fort Worth officer.
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Father of Texas woman shot dead by police in her home: "It's senseless"

We're hearing from the family of a Texas woman shot and killed inside her own home by police during a wellness check. Fort Worth police released body camera video of the incident where the officer shot..
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Vigil held for woman fatally shot in home by Fort Worth officer

The family's attorney claimed the officer "didn't have time to perceive a threat" before opening fire
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Outraged Fort Worth leaders ask why police shot black woman inside home

Pained and angry religious leaders warned Fort Worth, Texas, police they would scrutinize the investigation of an officer who shot and killed a 28-year-old black woman inside a home where, a family..
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'Show me your hands': Fort Worth police release video of cop killing woman in her home

The family of a black woman fatally shot by police in her Fort Worth home after playing video games with her nephew is demanding justice.
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Fort Worth Officer Fatally Shot Woman Inside Her Home, Police Say

Body camera footage shows the officer peering into a window and shouting, “Put your hands up! Show me your hands!” Then he fired his weapon.
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Texas teacher uses rap to make math fun

Thomas E. Mayfield Jr., a math teacher from Fort Worth, Texas, has found a way to make learning math fun for his students – by rapping about decimals.
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