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
DPD Bicycle Officer Collapses on Duty

DPD Bicycle Officer Collapses on Duty

A Dallas police officer was rushed to a hospital after collapsing while on duty Friday afternoon.

Man Charged in Dallas' 666 Tagging Incidents

Man Charged in Dallas' 666 Tagging Incidents

Dallas police say they have arrested 68-year-old Richard Paul Sheridan in connection with several 2014 tagging incidents in the city.

Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hurt in Texas Plane Crash

Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hurt in Texas Plane Crash

A professional rodeo cowboy crashed his plane while making an emergency landing Friday morning, injuring himself, his girlfriend and their two dogs.

Man Arrested in Attempted ATM Theft: Dallas Police

Man Arrested in Attempted ATM Theft: Dallas Police

Dallas police say a man arrested Friday morning had attempted to cut into an ATM outside a Chase Bank branch in Pleasant Grove, and a second person remains on the run.

NTX Woman Arrested in Investigation of 10 Bank Robberies

NTX Woman Arrested in Investigation of 10 Bank Robberies

Prosecutors say a woman suspected of as many as 10 North Texas bank robberies had notes in her vehicle saying "This is a robbery."

Diaw Leads Spurs Over Mavericks 94-76

Diaw Leads Spurs Over Mavericks 94-76

Boris Diaw scored 19 points, helping the San Antonio Spurs pull away for a 94-76 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night.