The swirling force of Texas politics

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.

Nov 4, 2012

Irving Police Tweet Increase in Burglaries

Irving Police Tweet Increase in Burglaries

Irving police use their new Twitter account to tweet about a string of burglaries in Valley Ranch.

Nov 4, 2012

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Both candidates had a busy Sunday campaigning and making public appearances at area events.

Top Stories
Man Meets River Oaks Officers Who Saved Him

Man Meets River Oaks Officers Who Saved Him

Things could be much worse for a disabled man trapped inside his burning home in River Oaks Wednesday if it wasn't for three quick thinking River Oaks police officers.

Laundry Detergent Overload Can Lead to Costly Consequences

Laundry Detergent Overload Can Lead to Costly Consequences

Laundry detergent overload can lead to costly consequences. Experts say using too much detergent can do more harm than good.

Suspect Arrested in Sex Assault Near SMU

Suspect Arrested in Sex Assault Near SMU

A Dallas man has been arrested in the alleged aggravated sexual assault earlier this month near the Southern Methodist University campus.

Texas QB David Ash Ends Playing Career

Texas QB David Ash Ends Playing Career

Texas coach Charlie Strong says quarterback David Ash is giving up football after struggling with the effects of multiple concussions.

Mesquite Pee Wee Football Trailer Stolen

Mesquite Pee Wee Football Trailer Stolen

Police have recovered a trailer full of equipment belonging to the Mesquite Pee Wee Football Organization after it was stolen from the football coordinator's driveway.

Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

Texas Executes Woman for Starvation of Boy, 9

A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.