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Lt. Gov. Patrick's Grassroots Board Dissolves
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Lt. Gov. Patrick's Grassroots Board Dissolves

The grassroots advisory board Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick set up as a sounding board for his tea party constituency is dissolving after a legislative session that left the leadership of that constituency dissatisfied. Read »

20 minutes ago
Lake Businesses Take Extra Measures to Accommodate Boaters

Lake Businesses Take Extra Measures to Accommodate Boaters

Many people want to head to area lakes this Fourth of July weekend, but some lakes are more accessible than others. Watch »

20 minutes ago
Big Crowds Expected in Arlington for 4th of July Weekend

Big Crowds Expected in Arlington for 4th of July Weekend

Tens of thousands are expected to descend upon Downtown Arlington this weekend for two of the biggest 4th of July... Read »

2 hours ago
Brisket Thief Costs Thousands at Denton BBQ Joint

Brisket Thief Costs Thousands at Denton BBQ Joint

Surveillance cameras caught a man breaking into the smoker at Bet the House BBQ in Denton; starting a fire and... Watch »

58 minutes ago
McKinney Residents Fight to Keep Mounted Patrol

McKinney Residents Fight to Keep Mounted Patrol

A new budget proposal would cut the mounted police patrol in McKinney. Residents are displaying signs and signing a... Watch »

2 hours ago
Dallas Zoo's Newest Lion Now on Exhibit

Dallas Zoo's Newest Lion Now on Exhibit

The Dallas Zoo wants you to come out and see its newest star, and this one isn't a baby. Read »

2 hours ago
Homeowner Shoots and Kills Burglar: Police

Homeowner Shoots and Kills Burglar: Police

Garland police say a homeowner shot a burglar, sending him to the hospital where he later died. Read »

2 hours ago
Texas Democrats File Complaint of AG's Gay Marriage Opinion

Texas Democrats File Complaint of AG's Gay Marriage Opinion

A Texas Democrat has filed a complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton accusing the Republican of instructing... Read »

3 hours ago
Texas Couple Wanted Daughter's Boyfriend Killed: Police

Texas Couple Wanted Daughter's Boyfriend Killed: Police

Police have arrested a Wichita Falls couple on charges they tried to hire someone to kill their daughter's boyfriend... Read »

2 hours ago
Mavericks Agree to Deal With DeAndre Jordan: TDMN

Mavericks Agree to Deal With DeAndre Jordan: TDMN

DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait... Read »

3 hours ago
Girl Dies After Being Rescued From FW Pool

Girl Dies After Being Rescued From FW Pool

According to the Tarrant County medical examiner 6-year-old Wavery Williams has died after being pulled from a... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Lifejackets Can Save Lives on Area Lakes

Lifejackets Can Save Lives on Area Lakes

The Army Corps of Engineers provided NBC5 a profile of a typical North Texas Lake drowning victim. Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Date Set for TX School Arguments

Date Set for TX School Arguments

The Texas Supreme Court has set a September 1 date to hear the massive school finance case that has entangled the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Addison Gears Up for 30th Annual Kaboom Town

Addison Gears Up for 30th Annual Kaboom Town

If you want to see some fireworks before the 4th of July you will need to head to Addison Friday night. Watch »

22 minutes ago
Thief Steals Trailer Holding Band's Equipment

Thief Steals Trailer Holding Band's Equipment

A trailer containing $30,000 worth of music equipment has been stolen from a St. Louis-based band following a... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
7-Year-Old Wounded in Mexico Firefight Dies

7-Year-Old Wounded in Mexico Firefight Dies

Authorities in a northern Mexican state bordering Texas say a 7-year-old boy shot this week by a suspected criminal... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

Alligator Kills Man During Late-Night Swim

A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina... Read »

2 hours ago
Man Pleads Guilty to Killing 11-Month-Old

Man Pleads Guilty to Killing 11-Month-Old

A man accused of killing an 11-month-old girl in Cedar Park has agreed to a plea deal that would see him spend 30... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Ex-Judge Accused of Making Sex Ads

Ex-Judge Accused of Making Sex Ads

A former Galveston County judge has been arrested and charged with two counts of online harassment after police say... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Hacking Probe Will Stretch if MLB Execs Involved

Hacking Probe Will Stretch if MLB Execs Involved

The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
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