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Politics

Analysis: Anonymous 3 years ago, Cruz now a candidate

Analysis: Anonymous 3 years ago, Cruz now a candidateTed Cruz's problem now — as it was then — is his lack of experience.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Elections

Cruz to declare presidential hopes before 11,000 people

Cruz to declare presidential hopes before 11,000 peopleU.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will declare his candidacy for president at Liberty University this morning.
  • Elections
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
Elections

Sen. Ted Cruz to become first GOP presidential candidate

Sen. Ted Cruz to become first GOP presidential candidateAfter two years as the junior U.S. Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz will announce his intentions for the White House.
  • Elections
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

In Legislature, toll roads facing strong opposition

In Legislature, toll roads facing strong oppositionAnti-toll sentiment at the Capitol is at its highest level in at least a decade.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Texas News

Train derailment forces evacuation in Bosque Co.

Train derailment forces evacuation in Bosque Co.Twelve of the train's 40 cars went off the track around 5 p.m., a state trooper told KCEN.
  • Texas News
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Ted Cruz sets off 2016 buzz with speech announcement

Ted Cruz sets off 2016 buzz with speech announcementMultiple sources close to Cruz said the senator was days away from making an announcement about his political future
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Lawmaker proposes mandatory audit of all forfeiture funds

Lawmaker proposes mandatory audit of all forfeiture fundsThe legislation would tighten restrictions on how DAs can spend their criminal forfeiture funds.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Politics

Villalba faces death threats, amends controversial bill

Villalba faces death threats, amends controversial billDespite death threats, State Rep. Jason Villalba will not withdraw a bill that puts limits on photographing police.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Crime

Search on for suspect in Sky Ranch inappropriate touching case

Search on for suspect in Sky Ranch inappropriate touching caseThe Smith County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect who allegedly entered a cabin at Sky Ranch in Van, Texas and touched a 9-year-old girl inappropriately.
  • Crime
  • 1 week ago
Tech

Lawmakers hope to steer self-driving car bills to Abbott's desk

Lawmakers hope to steer self-driving car bills to Abbott's deskAs self-driving cars move from futuristic concept to plausible technology, the Texas Legislature is looking to become a magnet for the fast-developing industry.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Entertainment

2015 State Fair gets 'Texified'

2015 State Fair gets 'Texified'The plan is to encourage Texans to make the trek to Fair Park in Dallas this fall
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Entertainment

Tickets on sale for ACM Awards at AT&T Stadium

Tickets on sale for ACM Awards at AT&T StadiumTickets are now on sale for the 50th anniversary of the Academy of Country Music Awards, being held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

High-speed rail opponents gain steam

High-speed rail opponents gain steamProperty owners in Ellis County are galvanizing against a proposed Texas bullet train
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

State Medicaid investigations produce paltry results

State Medicaid investigations produce paltry resultsTexas funnels a river of federal and state money — at that time $28 billion and change each year — out to doctors, dentists, labs and other medical providers to pay them for treating Medicaid patients.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Texas News

Abbott discusses trade with Irish prime minister

Abbott discusses trade with Irish prime ministerAbbott's visit with Kenny was the latest chapter in Texas' long-standing relationship with Ireland.
  • Texas News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

Police chase in hills near Austin leads to deadly crash

Police chase in hills near Austin leads to deadly crashThe suspect's car drove through an intersection and crashed head-on into another vehicle
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

Infamous real estate heir Robert Durst arrested

Infamous real estate heir Robert Durst arrestedDurst was picked up on a warrant from Los Angeles County, according to New Orleans police
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Inside Texas Politics (3/15/15)

Inside Texas Politics (3/15/15)Who should have more control — Texas state government, or cities and counties?
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Texas News

Quick-thinking neighbor saves 3-month-old

Quick-thinking neighbor saves 3-month-oldThe neighbor was able to put the SUV in park and crawled under the vehicle to save the child.
  • Texas News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Texas News

Crowds pour into Austin for SXSW

Crowds pour into Austin for SXSWSXSW Interactive and Film officially kicked off Friday, but interactive registration began Thursday, and thousands are expected to attend.
  • Texas News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Texas News

Will Texas scrap bans on Sunday alcohol and car sales?

Will Texas scrap bans on Sunday alcohol and car sales?State Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, has filed a bill to let dealerships sell vehicles on both Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Texas News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Weather

Rain helps some DFW lakes more than others

Rain helps some DFW lakes more than othersBecause of the rain, watering restrictions in most of Tarrant County won't go to the next stage anytime soon.
  • Weather
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Texas News

FDA: Several Blue Bell products linked to illnesses

FDA: Several Blue Bell products linked to illnessesBlue Bell has halted production of eight products linked to a bacterium that can cause severe illness.
  • Texas News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Texas News

Border businesses brace for cautious shoppers as peso value dips

Border businesses brace for cautious shoppers as peso value dipsMexican shoppers are being more cautious as the exchange rate has dropped to 15.42.
  • Texas News
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Analysis: When local control is remote

Analysis: When local control is remoteA debate has a distinct partisan tang, with most of the talk about stronger state control coming from Republicans in state government — the same folks who growl loudest when the federal government snaps the leash.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks ago
Tarrant County

Fort Worth to be part of federal initiative to build police trust

Fort Worth to be part of federal initiative to build police trustThe Department of Justice will name Fort Worth one of six pilot sites for a national federal initiative.
  • Tarrant County
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Texas News

'Former Fetus' signs cause stir at Capitol

'Former Fetus' signs cause stir at CapitolSigns calling some state lawmakers former fetuses are causing a stir at the Texas Capitol.
  • Texas News
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago