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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
Suspect Arrested in Alleged Child Predator Case

Suspect Arrested in Alleged Child Predator Case

Fort Worth police said a suspect was arrested and charged in connection to allegedly offering $100 to at least four boys for sexual favors.

Puppy Recovering After Found With Ears Cut Off

Puppy Recovering After Found With Ears Cut Off

Employees at the Garland Animal Shelter say it’s one of the most difficult cases they’ve seen.

Frisco 5th Grader on Big Screen Nationwide

Frisco 5th Grader on Big Screen Nationwide

A Frisco fifth grader snagged one of the lead roles in the movie “Black or White,” starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer, which opened in theaters Friday.

Flower Mound PD Warns of "Red Light Cam" Scheme

Flower Mound PD Warns of "Red Light Cam" Scheme

At least a dozen Flower Mound residents tell police a convincing schemer has called them trying to get money.

Baby Gets Glasses, Sees Mother For First Time

Baby Gets Glasses, Sees Mother For First Time

New glasses let severely visually impaired baby see her mother for the first time, and the moment is caught on camera.

Memorial Planned for K-9 Deputy Killed on Duty

Memorial Planned for K-9 Deputy Killed on Duty

A memorial service with full honors is planned next week for a Wise County Sheriff’s Department K-9 killed on duty.