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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.

Oct 6, 2012

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Close state Senate race between Wendy Davis and Mark Shelton could help define the next Legislative session.

Oct 3, 2012

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

The two candidates vying for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat are trading repeated and increasingly heated barbs during their first debate.

Sep 27, 2012

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Governor Rick Perry says he was misdiagnosed with the condition during the campaign.

Sep 24, 2012

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, a former chairman of the Dallas and state Republican Party has died

Sep 13, 2012

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Gov. Rick Perry is blaming the Obama administration for the death of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in an attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Sep 7, 2012

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

An appeals court has stayed an injunction that had blocked enforcement of parts of Texas' new voter registration laws.

Sep 4, 2012

DNC Keynote Castro Follows Mother's Tough Path

DNC Keynote Castro Follows Mother's Tough Path

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is a rising star in the Democrats' firmament with a collection of mostly favorable media profiles, a landslide re-election last year and speculation about whether he'll...

Aug 30, 2012

Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law

Court Rejects Texas Voter ID Law

A federal court has ruled against a Texas law that would require voters to present photo IDs to election officials before being allowed to cast ballots in November.

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Body of Crowley Marine Returns Home

Body of Crowley Marine Returns Home

The body of a Crowley Marine killed last week while on duty at a North Carolina base returned home Wednesday.

New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

New Video: Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Hospital

The conjoined twins who were separated at Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas have left the hospital for an inpatient rehabilitation center.

Mom Kept Deceased Son on Ice for Hindu Ritual

Mom Kept Deceased Son on Ice for Hindu Ritual

The mother accused of killing her 10-year-old son kept the boy on ice to observe a Hindu last rites ritual, an affidavit says.

Father Found Not Guilty After Improvised Security Drill

Father Found Not Guilty After Improvised Security Drill

The Celina father who allegedly threatened workers at his child's elementary school as part of an improvised test of school security has been found not guilty.

Dallas Home Rule Charter Debate Flares at City Hall

Dallas Home Rule Charter Debate Flares at City Hall

Supporters and opponents of the controversial Dallas Independent School District home rule charter change clashed Wednesday at a rare joint meeting of school trustees and the city council.

Anaheim Ducks Hold Off Stars in Series Opener

Anaheim Ducks Hold Off Stars in Series Opener

Anaheim Ducks held off Stars 4-3 in series opener Wednesday night, Game 2 is Friday.