Complete coverage of Texas Governor Rick Perry

Jan 15, 2015

Gov. Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry used his farewell speech Thursday to call for greater bipartisanship and political compromise, hinting he's trying to cast himself as more centrist ahead of an expected 2016...

Jan 9, 2015

Gov. Perry Unafraid to Laugh at 'Oops Moment'

Gov. Perry Unafraid to Laugh at 'Oops Moment'

As he mulls a 2016 presidential run, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is showing he's unafraid to laugh about the "Oops moment" that derailed his 2012 White House bid.

Dec 30, 2014

Rick Perry: Jobs Juggernaut Meets 'Governor Oops'

Rick Perry: Jobs Juggernaut Meets 'Governor Oops'

Gov. Rick Perry would like to run for president in 2016 as a proven job-creator who modeled Texas' strong economy in his own political gunslinger image and says he can do the same for the rest of the country.

Dec 18, 2014

Texas A&M Won't Rename Iconic Building After Perry

Texas A&M Won't Rename Iconic Building After Perry

Gov. Rick Perry still wants his name out there for 2016, but not etched into a certain building.

Dec 16, 2014

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Perry Likens Hanukkah to Boston Tea Party Rebels

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is marking the first night of Hanukkah by likening the Jewish Festival of Lights to the Boston Tea Party.

Dec 10, 2014

Perry: Most People Expect a White House Run

Perry: Most People Expect a White House Run

Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he won't make up his mind about running for president until the middle of next year, but he doesn't feel pressure to announce sooner because most people expect that...

Nov 18, 2014

Judge Refuses to Toss Out Perry Case

Judge Refuses to Toss Out Perry Case

A Texas judge has refused to quash two felony indictments for abuse of power against Gov. Rick Perry on technicalities, ruling that the case against the possible 2016 presidential hopeful should continue.

Nov 7, 2014

Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

Prosecutor: Jury Should Hear Perry Felony Case

A special prosecutor leading the felony abuse of power case against Texas Gov. Rick Perry argued Friday that it deserves to be heard by a jury, not thrown out on constitutional grounds.

Nov 6, 2014

Gov. Perry in Court: "I Would Do it Again"

Gov. Perry in Court: "I Would Do it Again"

Governor Rick Perry was in court on Thursday to face felony abuse of power charges.

Nov 5, 2014

Gov. Perry Due in Court on Thursday

Gov. Perry Due in Court on Thursday

A judge has rescheduled for Nov. 6 in Austin Texas Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges.

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Arlington Man Killed in Salado Crash on I-35

Arlington Man Killed in Salado Crash on I-35

An Arlington man died after a semi collided with a Central Texas overpass late Thursday morning, causing a beam to come crashing down onto vehicles on Interstate 35.

Friends, Colleagues: DA Spent Time in Drug Rehab

Friends, Colleagues: DA Spent Time in Drug Rehab

Dallas County’s new district attorney Susan Hawk spent a month at a rehab center for prescription drug use during a break in the campaign for that office in late 2013, The Dallas Morning News reports.

School District Denies Lesbian's Promposal Request

School District Denies Lesbian's Promposal Request

A Keller ISD student is asking the school district to overturn its decision to ban on-campus “promposals,” or public prom invitations from one student to another.

Man Convicted of Fatally Stabbing Ex-Wife

Man Convicted of Fatally Stabbing Ex-Wife

A Tarrant County jury convicts a 50-year-old Fort Worth man of murder in the fatal stabbing his 49-year-old ex-wife shortly after their divorce in 2013.

Co-Pilot Hid Illness From Germanwings: Prosecutors

Co-Pilot Hid Illness From Germanwings: Prosecutors

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain...

Garland Police Arrest Man After Chase, Wreck

Garland Police Arrest Man After Chase, Wreck

After a brief chase, Garland police say they arrested a 39-year-old man and charged him with evading arrest, possession of drugs and unlawful carrying of a weapon.