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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.

Nov 4, 2012

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Crunch Time for Candidates in State Senate Race

Both candidates had a busy Sunday campaigning and making public appearances at area events.

Oct 6, 2012

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Tarrant County Race Watched Across Texas

Close state Senate race between Wendy Davis and Mark Shelton could help define the next Legislative session.

Oct 3, 2012

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

Texas Senate Hopefuls Trade Barbs in Debate

The two candidates vying for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat are trading repeated and increasingly heated barbs during their first debate.

Sep 27, 2012

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Perry Denies Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Governor Rick Perry says he was misdiagnosed with the condition during the campaign.

Sep 24, 2012

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, Former Texas GOP Chairman, Dies

Fred Meyer, a former chairman of the Dallas and state Republican Party has died

Sep 13, 2012

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Perry Blames Obama Administration for Libya Attack

Gov. Rick Perry is blaming the Obama administration for the death of a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in an attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Sep 7, 2012

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

Court Stays Texas Voter-Registration Injunction

An appeals court has stayed an injunction that had blocked enforcement of parts of Texas' new voter registration laws.

Top Stories
Mother of 3 Dead as Driver Fleeing Wreck Crashes

Mother of 3 Dead as Driver Fleeing Wreck Crashes

One person was killed and seven others were injured Tuesday after a driver crashed a truck into a store in Fort Worth while fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crash, police say.

Customers Say Carpet Seller Took Cash and Dashed

Customers Say Carpet Seller Took Cash and Dashed

Customers of a carpet seller complain he took their money and never installed their carpet. The seller is now facing a warrant for his arrest and a civil judgment.

UTA Police Investigate Fondling, Indecent Exposure

UTA Police Investigate Fondling, Indecent Exposure

Police at the University of Texas at Arlington are investigating two cases of forcible fondling and indecent exposure Tuesday afternoon possibly initiated by the same man.

Parents Shocked Over Charge Against Day Care Teacher

Parents Shocked Over Charge Against Day Care Teacher

Parents whose children attend a North Texas day care say they were shocked to learn a woman who works there is accused of leaving her daughter in a trash bin.

TX University Breaks Silence on McConaughey Speech

TX University Breaks Silence on McConaughey Speech

A Texas university that booked Matthew McConaughey as its May commencement speaker has broken the silence on the Texas-born actor's speaking fee.

Farmersville Police Issue Silver Alert for Missing Man

Farmersville Police Issue Silver Alert for Missing Man

Farmersville police have issued a Silver Alert for a man last seen Tuesday who has a cognitive impairment.