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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Fort Worth Chamber names Small Business of the Year winners

A trampoline recreation business; an oilfield services company; a longtime aviation maintenance firm; a maker of electrical wiring harnesses. Those were the wide variety of businesses that received the 2015 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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North Texas learns lessons from past wintry weather events

DALLAS (AP) — Officials in North Texas said lessons learned from two winter storms that largely paralyzed the region in recent years have helped them handle a recent string of snow and ice. Some of the changes made include transportation crews having their own snow plows and a different salt solution being used to pretreat roads.

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Texas unemployment applications rise despite solid month of job gains expected for Feb.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers are expected to follow the best three-month burst of hiring in 17 years with another solid round of job gains in February.

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Tesla, Oncor discuss $2 billion battery project

SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla Motors is staffing up for its new stationary-storage unit that will make battery packs and help founder Elon Musk expand beyond electric vehicles into providing energy for homes, businesses and utilities.

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Rick Perry supporters form opportunity and freedom PAC

Allies of former Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday rolled out a super PAC that can raise unlimited amounts of money to boost the likely 2016 presidential candidate.   The Opportunity and Freedom PAC will "educate voters on Perry’s record as Governor of Texas and promote his vision

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Report: Texas population to double by 2050

Texas' population is expected to double by 2050 to 54.4 million people, according to projections released Thursday by the state demographer.   

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