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
Pham Free of Ebola; Returning Home Friday

Pham Free of Ebola; Returning Home Friday

Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham said she feels blessed to be free of the deadly Ebola virus and is looking forward to returning to Texas and her dog Bentley.

Vehicle Flipped After Dallas Bank Robbery

Vehicle Flipped After Dallas Bank Robbery

Dallas police are investigating a serious crash Friday afternoon that followed a bank robbery nearby.

Denton Tells Frenchy's to Take Down American Flags

Denton Tells Frenchy's to Take Down American Flags

Denton Community Improvement Services has cited the owner of Frenchy’s Lawn Services for having too many American flags displayed at his business, saying they violate city code.

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Police: Sex Offender Infects Teen, Toddler With HIV

Houston police say they charged a registered sex offender with raping 14-year-old and 2-year old girls and infecting them with multiple sexually transmitted diseases.

Police: Woman Fatally Stabbed in Home, 2 Children Inside

Police: Woman Fatally Stabbed in Home, 2 Children Inside

Dallas police say they're investigating after a woman was fatally stabbed in her home with her two young daughters inside Friday morning.

Dallas-Based Company Halts Sales of Highway Guardrails

Dallas-Based Company Halts Sales of Highway Guardrails

A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 million jury verdict.