The swirling force of Texas politics

Sep 8, 2013

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Texas Lawmakers Showered With Free Football Tickets

Lawmakers given free Cowboys and college football tickets.

Aug 3, 2013

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Republican To Challenge Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Embattled Dallas DA Watkins draws 2014 Republican challenger.

Apr 29, 2013

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early Voting Begins for May 11 Elections

Early voting in person begins Monday for the May 11 elections. Citizens have until May 7 to vote early.

Mar 18, 2013

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

Texas Lawmakers May Cut Perry's Power

One state bill under consideration seeks to impose a two-term limit.

Jan 10, 2013

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Perry to Address Conservative Policy Gathering

Gov. Rick Perry is delivering the keynote address at an annual policy orientation organized by a leading state conservative think tank.

Jan 3, 2013

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Ted Cruz to be Sworn in as U.S. Senator from Texas

Tea party favorite Ted Cruz will be sworn in Thursday as the first Hispanic to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate.

Dec 17, 2012

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Perry to Speak at NRH Tea Party Meeting

Gov. Rick Perry is to speak at a North Texas tea party event Monday, trying to shore up that base as he mulls another run for governor and possibly a second presidential run.

Dec 6, 2012

Dewhurst Talks Higher Education for 2013 Session

Dewhurst Talks Higher Education for 2013 Session

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is scheduled to discuss higher education in Fort Worth and how the state's universities may be affected in the 2013 legislative session.

Nov 29, 2012

Dewhurst to Preview Upcoming Legislative Session

Dewhurst to Preview Upcoming Legislative Session

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will give a North Texas business group a preview of what he sees as the compelling issues to be faced by the session of the Texas Legislature convening in January.

Nov 9, 2012

Bush Family Member to Run for Office?

Bush Family Member to Run for Office?

George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, could be throwing his hat into the political arena.

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12 Cows Killed When Trailer Overturns on U.S. 287

12 Cows Killed When Trailer Overturns on U.S. 287

A crash involving an overturned cattle truck and trailer shut down a freeway interchange ramp in Fort Worth Wednesday morning.

Father Killed in Fatal North Dallas Shooting

Father Killed in Fatal North Dallas Shooting

Dallas police are searching for more information after a man found shot and unconscious on a North Dallas street early Wednesday morning has died.

Senior Fatally Stabs Girlfriend After Wheelchair Argument

Senior Fatally Stabs Girlfriend After Wheelchair Argument

Dallas homicide detectives say a woman was killed by her boyfriend after a fight over the man's electric wheelchair.

Highway Driver: I Was Shot at for Driving with High Beams On

Highway Driver: I Was Shot at for Driving with High Beams On

Dallas police are looking for a driver accused of shooting at another motorist because they were driving with their high beam lights on.

Photo May Show Stowaway's Footprints on Airplane Wheels

Photo May Show Stowaway's Footprints on Airplane Wheels

New images obtained by an NBC affiliate in Hawaii show what appear to possibly be the Santa Clara stowaway's footprints on the wheel of a plane he hid in for 5 1/2 hours from San Jose to Maui. Hawaii News...

M Streets Hit-And-Run Suspects Waive Extradition

M Streets Hit-And-Run Suspects Waive Extradition

The men Dallas police believe were in a stolen van that crashed into a mother and son, killing the teenager, have waived extradition.