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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
Gas Leak Ignites in Arlington Neighborhood

Gas Leak Ignites in Arlington Neighborhood

Arlington firefighters are working to contain a gas line that has ignited in a residential area Tuesday evening.

Possible Bone, Blood Found at Home of Accused Killer

Possible Bone, Blood Found at Home of Accused Killer

A search warrant indicates that detectives found knives, guns and possible blood and bone evidence at the home of a man accused of killing and burning a Texas Woman's University student.

Juror Speaks Out, Judge to Decide Arochi's Punishment

Juror Speaks Out, Judge to Decide Arochi's Punishment

A judge in Collin County will choose the punishment for Enrique Arochi, the man jurors found guilty of kidnapping Christina Morris.

Trump Holds Fla. Rally After Combative Debate

Trump Holds Fla. Rally After Combative Debate

Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of criticism about his taxes, honesty and character in the...

North Texas Voters React to First Presidential Debate

North Texas Voters React to First Presidential Debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met Monday for the first of three presidential debates, and NBC 5 is hearing the opinions of voters in North Texas.

Gunman at Large After Killing 2, Stealing Multiple Cars: PD

Gunman at Large After Killing 2, Stealing Multiple Cars: PD

Cedar Hill police are searching for the man they say went on a deadly crime spree overnight Sunday that left two people dead and a woman wounded.