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Wednesday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Sunday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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
Rowlett Walmart Reopens After Suspicious Package Found
Rowlett Walmart Reopens After Suspicious Package Found

A suspicious package found inside a Rowlett Walmart Tuesday was not a threat, police say.

Planes Flipped, Hangars Damaged After Storms in Denton
Planes Flipped, Hangars Damaged After Storms in Denton

Powerful straight-line gusts from overnight storms tossed small airplanes and damaged hangars at Denton Enterprise Airport early Tuesday morning.

Two People Rescued From Dallas Storm Drain
Two People Rescued From Dallas Storm Drain

Authorities say they rescued two people from a Dallas storm drain Monday morning.

Police Name UK Concert Bomber, Search for Accomplices
Police Name UK Concert Bomber, Search for Accomplices

Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still...

10 Arrested in Denton County Human Trafficking Operation
10 Arrested in Denton County Human Trafficking Operation

A multi-agency task force in Lewisville searching for victims of human trafficking arrested and charged 10 people for prostitution and/or compelling prostitution Friday.

Man Accused of Stabbing Man, Threatening Woman: Dallas PD
Man Accused of Stabbing Man, Threatening Woman: Dallas PD

Police arrest a 26-year-old man who they said stabbed a man, threatened a woman with a screwdriver and led officers on a chase in Dallas Monday evening.