A city council candidate in Arlington, Texas, has been charged with sending obscene and threatening Twitter messages to a state representative’s wife. Matthew James Powers, 35, was arrested on one misdemeanor count of harassment in the case, which took authorities more than a year to investigate. The arrest was first reported by The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Powers, who is running for a seat on Arlington City Council, sent “harassing, obscene, threatening” Twitter messages to...


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