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City residents reported seeing 755 coyotes in Austin since January 2009, but Gov. Rick Perry is the only person known to have shot and killed one inside the city limits. While there are city ordinances against discharging firearms and hunting in the city limits, Austin police...
It's being called Frisco "fight night." High school kids are duking it out while others surround them to watch. But while this fight club is not illegal, there are concerns that it could get quickly out of control. And that has parents concerned. Students at Wakeland High School...
An unarmed reconnaissance drone soon will fly over Texas as drug violence continues to escalate on the U.S.-Mexico border, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a Senate hearing Tuesday. Texas is the last border state to receive a Predator drone, and Sen. John Cornyn...
Texas lawmakers are closely watching Arizona's get-tough immigration law, with Democrats saying the legislation is wrongheaded while some Republicans say they'll push for similar action here. “The first priority for any elected official is to make sure that the safety and...
Mayor Tom Leppert sought Tuesday to distance himself from a decision by local organizers to bar reporters from a benefit gala featuring former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Leppert is scheduled Friday to give a "special welcome" at the fundraiser for the new Uptown Women's Center,...
Though it's been 10 years since Firestone recalled millions of defective tires believed to have caused rollover accidents and many deaths, tonight no one knows how many are still on the roads. And according to a pair of siblings, they think their spare was one that fell through...
The religious order of a Catholic priest accused in a lawsuit of molesting a West Texas teen said Monday it removed him from ministry at the same time the Archdiocese of San Antonio removed him from his Rocksprings church. Father John Fiala was accused in 2008 of interfering...
Gov. Rick Perry is refusing to debate Bill White unless the Democratic challenger releases income tax returns covering his years in public office. The Perry campaign told WFAA-TV (Channel 8) in Dallas that it won’t discuss debate dates until White makes his past income taxes...
Under a banner of "We Are All Arizona," activists are predicting that a tough new immigration law in that state will fuel activism and protests nationwide, including a march already planned Saturday in downtown Dallas. The Dallas march is planned for 1 p.m., starting at the...