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Sportscaster Bob Costas will kick-off seventh Maverick Speakers Series

Bob Costas - UTA Maverick Speakers series

The lineup of speakers for UT Arlington’s seventh Maverick Speakers Series was announced Tuesday.

One dead in accident involving two motorcycles

A motorcyclist killed in an accident in South Arlington Friday morning has since been identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner as John Lee, 42.

Arlington police responded to an accident involving two motorcycles and a jeep that occurred in the 1700 block of Mansfield Webb Road just after midnight.

Woman killed in highway accident on I.H. 20

A woman is dead following a multi-car crash that shut down the eastbound lanes of I.H. 20 early Wednesday morning.

Police say a car traveling eastbound in the 1900 block of East I.H. 20 struck the rear of a tanker truck, causing the car to lose control and strike an SUV. Both the car and the SUV left the roadway and struck a median, according to police.

18-year-old killed in one-vehicle accident

An 18-year-old man was killed in a car crash after losing control of his vehicle and striking a tree in North Arlington.

The crash happened in the 1700 block of Northaven Court around 11 p.m. Sunday.

Motorcyclist killed in collision on Arkansas Lane

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon after colliding with a vehicle in the 1300 block of West Arkansas Lane.

Around 2 p.m. on Saturday, Arlington police responded to a major crash in the westbound lanes of Arkansas near Laredo Ct. The accident occurred near the Fielder Road intersection.

One injured in accidental shooting

One person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries in what is believed to be an accidental shooting in West Arlington.

Early information indicates the victim is possibly a woman and that she was shot in the neck.

Suspicious white powder triggers municipal court lockdown

Suspicious white powder triggers municipal court lockdown

The Arlington Municipal Court Building was temporarily locked down Thursday afternoon in response to a hazmat incident.

According to Lt. Lee Tovar with the Arlington Fire Department, a mailroom employee reported receiving an envelope with unidentified white powder in it. The report prompted a hazmat reponse.

Vandergriff Skate Park shutdown on discovery of graffiti

Vandergriff Skatepark Vandalized with graffiti - Parks and Recreation Arlington

The City of Arlington has temporarily closed a recently-debuted skate park after it was vandalized with graffiti over the weekend.

Married couple identified in East Arlington murder-suicide

The man and woman involved in a murder-suicide Sunday were married, the Arlington Voice has learned.

According to police, Hector Acosta, 50, fatally shot his wife Maria Ojeda, 46, before turning the gun on himself.

Discovered body likely that of missing elderly woman

Police say a body discovered in an Arlington creek is likely that of an 84-year-old woman reported missing earlier Saturday.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner identified the victim as Dahabo Elmi, or Arlington. Family members told police Elmi went for a walk around 9 a.m. Saturday and did not return.