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Feb 12, 2014

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

When Wendy Davis walks into the coliseum where she received her high school diploma on Thursday to announce a bid to become Texas governor, she will also walk onto a national stage from which she'll call...

Sep 30, 2013

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Big Week Ahead For Wendy Davis

Fort Worth Democrat and political rising star Wendy Davis talks to conference days before announcement, possibly to run for Texas Governor.

Sep 28, 2013

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Gov. Perry: Stop Obamacare But Not The Government

Perry: federal health care law has failed but he doesn't want to shut down the government to stop it.

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.

Top Stories
Missing Man Recovered at Weatherford Lake

Missing Man Recovered at Weatherford Lake

A missing boater who drowned at Cartwright Park's Sunshine Lake in Weatherford Wednesday has been found, authorities say.

Woman, 64, Mugged, Knocked Down Inside Drug Store

Woman, 64, Mugged, Knocked Down Inside Drug Store

Dallas police are searching for the man who mugged a 64-year-old woman and knocked her to the ground as she checked out at a drug store last month.

Unconscious Girl, 7, Pulled From Apt. Pool in FW

Unconscious Girl, 7, Pulled From Apt. Pool in FW

A 7-year-old girl who was unconscious when she was pulled from the bottom of a community swimming pool Wednesday night remains hospitalized Thursday.

Fake IRS Calls Trouble North Texans

Fake IRS Calls Trouble North Texans

Dozens of North Texas taxpayers have told NBC 5 they’ve received threatening phone calls from people who claim to be from the IRS. NBC 5 Investigates Consumer Investigator Deanna Dewberry dissects one such call...

All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

All Clear Given at Washington Navy Yard: Police

U.S. Capitol Police have given the all clear at the Washington Navy Yard after the report of a shooting Thursday morning, triggered vivid memories of a 2013 deadly mass shooting at the naval installation.

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child at Shelter

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child at Shelter

Sheriff's deputies said they arrested a Willis Point man accused of sexually assaulting a child at a Colorado homeless shelter and his mother for lying to authorities.