Ft. Worth

It’s Election Day in Texas! This race is the first primary in the 2022 midterm election and will include our vote for Governor, Attorney General, U.S. Congress, and more. This election also brings new voting laws passed by Gov. Greg Abbott , some of which include banning drive-thru voting and requirements for assisting voters with disabilities. […]

It’s no secret that Texans love their football-women included! This past Saturday the Dallas Cowboys did something about it and hosted a clinic for girls interested in seriously playing the game. During the “Girls Flag Football Jamboree” the girls learned the basics of the game,  drills, techniques, and even participated in a scrimmage! The district is […]

Weird to say “It’s that time of year again,” but,  it’s the unfortunate reality we face living in Texas with our well known ‘bipolar weather’. Last year we faced one of the toughest winter freezes in North Texas history, so this year we’ve got to be more prepared! Expect below freezing temps in the teens […]

This morning around 2:45 AM an unusual fire sparked and spread through at least 16 apartment units in the 8700 Block of North Normandale. At least 100 firefighters arrived on scene to help extinguish the blaze glaring through The Cassidy at Western Hills community. First responders described a heavy flame coming through the roof of […]

You’ve probably already experienced long lines and limited supplies at you local grocery store due to Corona virus but now business across the metroplex are making big changes in order to encourage social distancing and make sure that they keep their shelves stocked. Walmart is cutting store hours starting Sunday (March 15th) in order to give […]

Is it me or is DFW really influencing the culture nowadays? I mean really….I’ve counted multiple times I’ve seen slang terms, dance moves, even FOOD taken away from our beloved city and we never get any credit. Well, here’s five of the most well known things that make Dallas great BUT have been used and […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: A 16 year old kid was recently shot to death in Ft. Worth, TX. The victim has been identified as Keondurick Glasco-Young. Unfortunately, senseless violence like this happens almost everyday across America. Police currently […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: Yes – you read the headline right. A man suspected of committing a string of burglaries was recently arrested in Ft. Worth… after he shot at police. On top of that, the man […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: A suicidal man on who recorded himself of Facebook Live recently died in Ft. Worth. It’s been reported that he shot at police, who also shot back. No word yet on if he […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 2 people were shot during a robbery in Ft. Worth over the weekend. 4 people have been arrested in connection to the shooting in which police believe was the result of a bad drug deal transaction. The two victims were taken to a local hospital and it was reported that […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Fort Worth police officer, Garrett Hull, died over the weekend from injuries related to being shot in the head during a robbery at the Los Vaqueros Bar on Friday. One of the alleged shooters, Dacion Steptoe, was killed and two got away but have also been arrested. For more info, see video […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: A man dressed as a police officer, robbed and sexually assaulted a woman  in her Ft. Worth home yesterday (August 26, 2018). The aggressor, later identified by police as Jesus Gloria, has since been arrested by Fort Worth police. The victim’s name has not been released yet, but sources say she was 78-years-old. See […]