The swirling force of Texas politics

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.

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.

Top Stories
Deaths of Mom, Child Found Naked Ruled Accidental

Deaths of Mom, Child Found Naked Ruled Accidental

The Tarrant County medical examiner has determined the cause of death for a Tarrant County mother and her infant child.

1 Dead After Fall from I-20 Overpass in Fort Worth

1 Dead After Fall from I-20 Overpass in Fort Worth

A person has died after a crash and fall from an overpass Thursday night in southwestern Tarrant County, officials say.

Man Taking Snow Pics Fatally Shot: Dallas Police

Man Taking Snow Pics Fatally Shot: Dallas Police

A Dallas man who was outside taking pictures of the snow was fatally shot early Thursday morning, according to police.

Pets, People Make Best of Record-Setting Snowfall

Pets, People Make Best of Record-Setting Snowfall

A late winter storm dropped up to 7 inches of sleet and snow overnight Wednesday, leading to more than 800 school closings and delays and nearly as many flight cancellations Thursday.

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on Golf Course

Harrison Ford Hurt in Plane Crash on Golf Course

Actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff. Residents are being asked to avoid the area...

1 Hurt in Fort Worth Accidental Shooting: Police

1 Hurt in Fort Worth Accidental Shooting: Police

One person has been transported to an area hospital after an apparent accidental shooting Thursday afternoon in Tarrant County.