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Feb 12, 2014

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

Davis to Announce Bid for Governor

When Wendy Davis walks into the coliseum where she received her high school diploma on Thursday to announce a bid to become Texas governor, she will also walk onto a national stage from which she'll call...

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.

Top Stories
Man Dies After Panicked Encounter Inside Dallas Jail

Man Dies After Panicked Encounter Inside Dallas Jail

Authorities say a panic-stricken man who dashed into a Dallas County jail lobby shouting that his wife was chasing him to kill him has died after being handcuffed and losing consciousness.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Indicted, Sources Say

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Indicted, Sources Say

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been indicted on three charges by a grand jury in Collin County, two people close to the case told NBC 5 on Saturday.

Decades Later, Vietnam Vets Welcomed Home

Decades Later, Vietnam Vets Welcomed Home

Vietnam veterans watched as hundreds lined the streets in White Settlement for a "Welcome Home" parade decades after their return to American soil.

Dallas Police Officer Arrested for DWI

Dallas Police Officer Arrested for DWI

Dallas police say one of the department's officers was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Saturday.

Advocates Want More Done to Curb Hot Car Deaths

Advocates Want More Done to Curb Hot Car Deaths

Hot car deaths are down for the year, but that isn’t stopping parents from looking for long-term solutions to an all-too-familiar situation. On the eve of National Heatstroke Prevention and Awareness Day...

Fatal Shooting Leaves 1 Dead in Frisco

Fatal Shooting Leaves 1 Dead in Frisco

A man who was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest has died, according to Frisco police.