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Friday, Apr 4, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

Lone Star Politics - April 6, 2014

NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News talks with candidates Kinky Friedman, David Alameel and more.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014

Lone Star Politics - February 2, 2014

Lone Star Politics - February 2, 2014

Lone Star Politics - presented by NBC 5 News and The Dallas Morning News with NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer Jeffers of The Dallas Morning News.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014

Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater On Lone Star Politics

Dallas Morning News' Wayne Slater On Lone Star Politics

Wayne Slater, Senior Political Writer for The Dallas Morning News talked about breaking the story on gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on "Lone Star Politics." It airs Sunday at 8:40 am on NBC 5.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014

State Sen. Royce West on Lone Star Politics

State Sen. Royce West on Lone Star Politics

State Sen. Royce West (D) Dallas County talked about the Wendy Davis campaign with NBC 5's Kevin Cokely and Gromer M. Jeffers of the Dallas Morning News on Sunday's "Lone Star Politics." It airs Sunday at...

Saturday, Jan 18, 2014

Texas GOP Candidates: Immigration Stance Can Win Votes

Texas GOP Candidates: Immigration Stance Can Win Votes

Expect Texas Republicans to take hard line on immigration to win the party base for upcoming elections.

Saturday, Nov 9, 2013

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Abbott And Davis Officially Running For Governor

Fort Worth Democrat Wendy Davis and GOP Attorney General Greg Abbott formally register to run for highest office in Texas.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Texas Embarks On Next Round of Abortion Arguments

Next round in fight over abortion restrictions begins this week.

Sunday, Oct 20, 2013

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

Sen. Cruz: Members of GOP Turned On Colleagues

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said Saturday that Republicans lost the government shutdown budget battle because some members of his own party in Congress turned on their colleagues -- but he also said he expects they won't...

Saturday, Oct 5, 2013

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Democrat Wendy Davis Campaigns In Heavily GOP Areas

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis hit the campaign trail in Waxahachie Saturday.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Sen. Wendy Davis Running for Texas Governor

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis announced Thursday that she wants to be the next Governor of Texas.

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Arlington to Pay Family $850,000 for Fatal Shooting
Arlington to Pay Family $850,000 for Fatal Shooting

A North Texas city will pay $850,000 to the family of an unarmed black college football player who was shot and killed by a white police officer responding to an August 2015 burglary call at a car dealership.

American Airlines Center Adds Extra Security For Tuesday's Concert
American Airlines Center Adds Extra Security For Tuesday's Concert

In the wake of the Manchester terror attack, the American Airlines Center added extra security for Tuesday night’s concert, featuring New Kids On The Block, Boyz II Men and Paula Abdul.

Jury Deliberates in FW Police Officer Shooting Trial
Jury Deliberates in FW Police Officer Shooting Trial

A Tarrant County jury will now decide the fate of a Fort Worth police officer who is accused of shooting a man in the arm while on duty.

Warning of 'Imminent' Attack, Britain Raises Threat Level
Warning of 'Imminent' Attack, Britain Raises Threat Level

As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be "imminent," thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a defiant vigil...

10 Arrested in Denton County Human Trafficking Operation
10 Arrested in Denton County Human Trafficking Operation

A multi-agency task force in Lewisville searching for victims of human trafficking arrested and charged 10 people for prostitution and/or compelling prostitution Friday.

Texas Poised to Make Offenses Against Police Hate Crimes
Texas Poised to Make Offenses Against Police Hate Crimes

Texas is moving closer to making offenses against police officers punishable as hate crimes.