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Sunday, Apr 5, 2015

Source: Rand Paul To Announce Presidential Run

Source: Rand Paul To Announce Presidential Run

Sources tell NBC 5 political reporter Julie Fine that U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R) Kentucky will announce a presidential bid this week.

Saturday, Jan 24, 2015

Cruz Criticizes; Perry Heckled At Iowa Conservative Forum

Cruz Criticizes; Perry Heckled At Iowa Conservative Forum

Possible GOP candidates pitch ideas at conservative forum.

Monday, Jan 26, 2015

TX Bill: Honoring Gay Marriages Could Cost Your Salary

TX Bill: Honoring Gay Marriages Could Cost Your Salary

GOP presses state bills limiting gay rights before ruling

Saturday, Jan 24, 2015

Bush, Mrs. Abbott Appear At Anti-Abortion Rally

Bush, Mrs. Abbott Appear At Anti-Abortion Rally

Texas first lady Cecilia Abbott and George P. Bush headline anti-abortion rally at the Capitol.

Monday, Nov 3, 2014

Abbott, Davis Spend Sunday Before Elections in DFW

Abbott, Davis Spend Sunday Before Elections in DFW

Texas gubernatorial candidates Wendy Davis (D) and Greg Abbott (R) spent Sunday in Dallas/Fort Worth campaigning ahead of Tuesday's election.

Saturday, Sep 6, 2014

Abbott Responds to Davis' Abortion Revelation

Abbott Responds to Davis' Abortion Revelation

Greg Abbott, GOP candidate for Texas governor responds to Wendy Davis' revelation that she had an abortion. She is the Democratic candidate for the same office.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Cruz Sounds Like He's Running in 2016

Cruz Sounds Like He's Running in 2016

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz speaks to tea party crowd in Dallas, just a day after another possible GOP presidential candidate.. Gov. Rick Perry.

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

State Sen. Wendy Davis Packs Food For Guard Troops

State Sen. Wendy Davis Packs Food For Guard Troops

State Sen. Wendy Davis responds to report that National Guard members are asking for food and fuel assistance.

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Mexico Blasts Perry Comments About Islamists

Mexico Blasts Perry Comments About Islamists

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's comments that Islamic terrorists are entering the US from Mexico come under fire.

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Options After Governor Perry's Indictment

Options After Governor Perry's Indictment

A former prosecutor appointed by Governor Perry talks about the Governor's future after indictment. And a lawmaker questions if taxpayers will pick up the bill for Perry's defense.

Top Stories
Prominent Dallas Attorney Brian Loncar Found Dead

Prominent Dallas Attorney Brian Loncar Found Dead

The Dallas Medical Examiner's Office confirmed late Sunday the death of Dallas attorney Brian Loncar. The cause of death has not been released.

Cowboys Clinch Playoff Berth, Get Flexed To SNF

Cowboys Clinch Playoff Berth, Get Flexed To SNF

The Cowboys clinch a playoff spot and get flex for NBC Sunday Night Dec. 18.

Woman Dies After Being Found Shot at Dallas Home

Woman Dies After Being Found Shot at Dallas Home

Police say a woman died from a gunshot wound after officers found her at a home in Dallas early Monday morning.

36 Dead in Oakland Warehouse Blaze; Recovery Stalled

36 Dead in Oakland Warehouse Blaze; Recovery Stalled

The death toll in Oakland's deadliest blaze has risen to 36 people, 11 of whom have been identified, authorities said Monday, though recovery efforts for more victims are suspended at the "Ghost Ship" warehouse...

Free Coffee at Dunkin' Donuts in DFW

Free Coffee at Dunkin' Donuts in DFW

All Dunkin' Donut shops are giving away free medium hot or ice coffees all day on Monday, Dec. 5.

Wild Horses Relocated from Military Base to North Texas

Wild Horses Relocated from Military Base to North Texas

Hundreds of wild horses from a Louisiana military base are being relocated to North Texas in what is being called a lifesaving effort.