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Local News for Arlington, Texas

01/13/2021

Governor Abbott Tours Arlington Mass Vaccination Site

Arlington Expo Center COVID-19 Vaccination Site Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Arlington where he provided an update on Texas’ COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. Prior to the press conference, the Governor attended a briefing and toured the mass COVID-19 vaccination site at the Arlington Expo Center. The Governor was joined by Texas READ MORE.
01/02/2021

Pooling resources: City to offer swim lessons, other aquatics programming at Arlington ISD’s new natatorium

The City of Arlington plans to begin offering swim lessons and other aquatics programming at Arlington Independent School District’s recently opened natatorium this year. As part of an interlocal agreement reached in 2018, the City of Arlington contributed $1 million toward Arlington ISD’s voter-approved $40.7 million state-of-the-art natatorium. This additional funding allowed the indoor pool’s READ MORE.
01/02/2021

Suspect Shoots at Arlington Police, Hits Security Guard

(WBAP/KLIF) — Arlington police are involved in a new year’s eve shootout. Police were called to Arlington Memorial Hospital to investigate the shooting of a woman who suffered non life-threatening injuries at around 7 pm, Thursday. Officers determined the woman was shot at Las Lomas apartments in Arlington, where an officer was reviewing surveillance footage READ MORE.
01/02/2021

Hail to the chief!: After a long search, the City names Al Jones to head the Arlington Police Department

City Manager Trey Yelverton last month appointed Col. Al Jones, a 25-year veteran of the Baltimore County Police Department, as the City of Arlington’s new police chief. Jones, who comes to North Texas after serving as the chief of Baltimore County Police Department’s Community Relations Bureau, was selected through a robust, community-based process that began READ MORE.

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