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  • Amon G. Carter


    Amon G. Carter Sr. (December 11, 1879 – June 23, 1955) was the creator and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and a nationally known civic booster for Fort Worth, Texas. A legacy in his will was used to create Fort Worth's Amon Carter Museum, which was founded by his daughter, Ruth Carter Stevenson, in January 1961.

  • Murder of Gregory Glen Biggs


    On October 26, 2001, 25-year-old Chante Jawan Mallard struck 37-year-old Gregory Glenn Biggs, a homeless man, with her automobile. The force of the crash lodged Biggs into the windshield. Mallard then drove home and left the man lodged in her windshield, where he died a day or two later. Mallard was convicted and sentenced to 50 years' imprisonment for her role in his death.

  • Jack Tinsley


    leftJack B. Tinsley (December 14, 1934 – October 12, 2004) was executive editor from 1975 to 1986 of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, leading the Fort Worth, Texas newspaper to two Pulitzer Prizes. Hailing from Huntington, Texas, Tinsley attended Sam Houston State Teachers College. Shortly after graduation, he appeared as an actor in the movie 4D Man (1959), and that same year he began as a reporter at the Star-Telegram. During his first five years of his career as a reporter, he covered the Kennedy assassination in 1963 and the 1964 slayings of three Civil Rights workers in Philadelphia, Mississippi. He became Sunday editor in 1966, then assistant managing editor of new technology and assistant to the editor before settling in as executive editor in 1975. He spent 15 months as editor of a Southwestern Bell in-house publication but otherwise continued with the Star-Telegram until his retirement in December 2000 as vice president for community affairs. In 2004, Tinsley died in Fort Worth from an aortic aneurysm.

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