Scary

Posted By FW Mag Staff on 2017 Nov 30 - 2:32pm

by Linda Blackwell Simmons The day began cold, but the sun finally appeared, making that Friday morning, January 30, 2004, mild and pleasant. It was 11:15 a.m. The parking lot at the Tom Thumb grocery store at Hulen and Bellaire, just southwest of downtown Fort Worth, was active with shoppers...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jun 13 - 12:04pm

Fort Worth actor Michael Goggans developed serious acting chops from 38 years on stage at Hip Pocket Theatre under the direction of the theatre’s co-founders, Johnny and Diane Simons. Goggans has played so many characters that he can’t remember them all.

It’s doubtful, however, that he or anyone else will soon forget his macabre portrayal of “The Ghoul” in WGN America’s new bewitching miniseries Salem.        Set in the precarious world of 17th century Massachusetts, Salem delves into what...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jan 23 - 4:38pm

Fort Worth Teacher Charged With Indecency With a Child

by FWTX Editorial Staff (Caution: This story contains graphic sexual content.) Chad Hawkins turned himself into authorities yesterday, weeks after our January story, Is Your Child Safe?, hit newsstands. A warrant had been issued for his arrest citing indecency and fondling of one of his female...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 2 - 11:44am

Has the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission gone too far?

With raids ending in violence and what some say are unconstitutional tactics, has the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission gone too far? by Jennifer Casseday-Blair The Alcoholic Beverage Code is straightforward: “This code is an exercise of the police power of the state for the protection of...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 May 30 - 5:10pm

H.H. Holmes was just one of his aliases.

He was born Herman Webster Mudgett in 1861 and was one of the first documented American serial killers. While he confessed to 27 murders, his actual body count is thought to be as high as 200. The majority of his heinous kills happened in Chicago, but his attention turned to Fort Worth in 1893 with...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Apr 2 - 11:45am

The firefighters who rushed to what became the Possum Kingdom Complex fire last year knew about wildfires, but they were about to encounter something outside their experience.

by Gail Bennison The volunteer firefighters slept on the floor the first night in a warehouse at the Brazos River Authority at the Possum Kingdom Dam. Over the next six days, they hardly slept at all. John Burgoyne, 70, was the fire chief of the Greenwood Rural Volunteer Fire Department when he...

Posted By Steven Wilson on 2012 Jan 19 - 3:27pm

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