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Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip
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Perry Asks to Miss Court Date Citing Overseas Trip

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to skip his next scheduled court appearance because he'll be out of the country. Read »

23 minutes ago
Police Blotter: Sept. 22, 2014

Police Blotter: Sept. 22, 2014

Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Sept. 22, 2014. Read »

Sep 22, 2014
American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Wichita

American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Wichita

A 50-seat jet flying to Dallas was forced to land in Wichita after its windshield cracked. Read »

11 minutes ago
7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

7 Books Banned by Highland Park ISD After Parental Protest

Students in Highland Park can no longer read seven specific books -- at least not at school. Read »

2 hours ago
Fighting Illegal Convenience Fees in Texas

Fighting Illegal Convenience Fees in Texas

Watchdog columnist Dave Lieber with The Dallas Morning News talks about ways consumers can fight illegal convenience... Watch »

2 hours ago
9th Annual Prosecution Summit Kicks Off in Dallas

9th Annual Prosecution Summit Kicks Off in Dallas

The 9th Annual Prosecution Summit has gathered nearly 200 prosecutors from 10 different countries to help them find... Watch »

2 hours ago
J.C. Penney Plans to Add 35,000 Seasonal Workers

J.C. Penney Plans to Add 35,000 Seasonal Workers

Plano-based J.C. Penney is gearing up for the holiday shopping season. Read »

4 hours ago
Jury Selection Begins in Hasse, McLelland Murder Cases

Jury Selection Begins in Hasse, McLelland Murder Cases

Jury selection is beginning at the capital murder trial of a former justice of the peace accused of killing a North... Read »

5 hours ago
Dirkumentary: Nowitzki a Movie Star

Dirkumentary: Nowitzki a Movie Star

The Mavs' giant German is now the subject of a two-hour documentary in his homeland. Read »

6 hours ago
Larry Hagman Gets a Statue in Weatherford

Larry Hagman Gets a Statue in Weatherford

Actor Larry Hagman has been memorialized in bronze in his Texas hometown. Read »

6 hours ago
Siemens to Acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 Billion

Siemens to Acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 Billion

German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Pertussis Scare at North Texas Middle School

Pertussis Scare at North Texas Middle School

A North Texas school is on high alert Monday morning after a student was diagnosed with pertussis. Read »

Sep 22, 2014
NASA's Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars After a Year

NASA's Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars After a Year

NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Justice Department Wraps Up Texas Voter ID Trial

Justice Department Wraps Up Texas Voter ID Trial

The Justice Department says a two-week trial has shown that a tough Texas voter ID law substantially... Read »

4 hours ago
SpaceX Breaks Ground on Texas Rocket Launch Site

SpaceX Breaks Ground on Texas Rocket Launch Site

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says over the next three to four years the company expects to spend $100 million in... Read »

22 minutes ago
Police: Texas Solider Beat Daughter to Death

Police: Texas Solider Beat Daughter to Death

El Paso police have charged a Fort Bliss soldier with capital murder after they say he beat his 2-year-old daughter... Read »

23 minutes ago
CPS Workers Scrutinized After Child's Death

CPS Workers Scrutinized After Child's Death

Texas Child Protective Services officials say they expect to punish employees involved in the case of a... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Accused White House Intruder to Appear in Court

Accused White House Intruder to Appear in Court

The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have... Watch »

6 hours ago
Four DFW Flights Make Emergency Landings Monday

Four DFW Flights Make Emergency Landings Monday

Three American Airlines flights and an American Eagle flight made emergency landings Monday, two within minutes... Watch »

8 minutes ago
129-Year-Old Building Demolished in Downtown Dallas

129-Year-Old Building Demolished in Downtown Dallas

A 129-year-old Dallas building came down in pieces as a wrecking ball crashed through the sandstone facade Sunday. Watch »

4 hours ago
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