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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.

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Suspected Killer Captured by Fort Worth Police

Suspected Killer Captured by Fort Worth Police

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Teen Who Attended Elem. Fondled 3rd Grader: Police

Teen Who Attended Elem. Fondled 3rd Grader: Police

Officials with the Hurst Police Department have charged a teen who posed as a sixth grader and attended an elementary school with indecency with a child.

Pilot Killed in Seagoville Plane Crash

Pilot Killed in Seagoville Plane Crash

The pilot of a small plane was killed Thursday night when his single-engine aircraft crashed in Seagoville while descending to land at Mesquite Metro Airport.

Boy Who Beat Cancer Donates Toys to Hospital

Boy Who Beat Cancer Donates Toys to Hospital

A five-year-old boy who beat cancer is giving back to other children by donating toys to young patients at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas.

Manhunt Continues for Suspected Killer

Manhunt Continues for Suspected Killer

Authorities say nearly 100 officers are searching for a man suspected of murder who is believed to be hiding in a Crowley neighborhood.

Sketch Revealed of Gunman Who Shot Meteorologist

Sketch Revealed of Gunman Who Shot Meteorologist

The search continues for the gunman who shot a Waco-area television meteorologist following an altercation in the station's parking lot Wednesday morning.