The swirling force of Texas politics

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.

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.

Top Stories
Two Flee After Truck Nearly Crashes Into Home

Two Flee After Truck Nearly Crashes Into Home

Witnesses tell police that two people fled after crashing a truck into a utility pole near an Oak Cliff home Thursday morning.

18-Wheeler Wreck Shuts Down I-20

18-Wheeler Wreck Shuts Down I-20

Interstate 20 is reopened near U.S. 377 in Benbrook after an overturned 18-wheeler shut the freeway down for several hours Thursday morning.

Dallas Police: 3 Injured in Head-On Wreck

Dallas Police: 3 Injured in Head-On Wreck

Three people are in very critical condition after a head-on collision in Dallas late Wednesday night, according to police.

Texas Congressman Frustrated by WTU Complaints

Texas Congressman Frustrated by WTU Complaints

Republican Congressman Michael Burgess says he's frustrated to see the hundreds of active soldiers complain of harassment and abuse at the Army's Warrior Transition Unit.

Officer Involved Shooting Leaves One Dead

Officer Involved Shooting Leaves One Dead

Lewisville police are investigating an officer involved shooting on Wednesday afternoon.

Hundreds of Volunteers Help Serve Up Thanksgiving

Hundreds of Volunteers Help Serve Up Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving spirit was in full force in South Dallas this morning as thousands of people needing a Thanksgiving meal were served.