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This weekend marks the third anniversary of the Labor Day weekend wildfires. The fires burned more than 1,600 homes and 34,000 acres. We visited the park Labor Day to see what campers had to say about the ongoing recovery. Labor Day means it is move out day for the campers who...
State leaders have hailed online education as the elixir for mushrooming college costs, but online courses have proven to be more expensive for most students than traditional classrooms in Texas, an analysis by The Dallas Morning News shows. Tuition for online classes can be...
Police have arrested the 17-year-old cousin in the death of a 5-year-old girl, whose body was found Sunday afternoon inside a vacant unit at a northeast Dallas apartment complex. In a news conference Monday afternoon, Maj. Rob Sherwin announced the arrest of Angel Lizandro...
Beginning this month, the San Antonio Police department is banning officers from having visible tattoos. Officials tell the San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/1CjB8Xh ) that it is part of an effort for them to appear more professional. Officials say officers with tattoos on...
Dallas police say six people were killed in a single-vehicle wreck after their speeding car crashed into a tree. Police say four people died at the scene of the Sunday night wreck in southeast Dallas. Two others died at the hospital. Officer Monica Cordova says when the back...
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country." "I'm convinced we're going to win in...
San Antonio is preparing to move forward on a $2.2 billion pipeline that could eventually skirt outer Austin as it brings water to the thirsty Alamo City. But, despite a punishing drought affecting most of the state, Austin officials say they aren't interested in participating...
Fort Bliss says it's taking extra security precautions over Labor Day weekend. Spokesman Ltc. Lee Peters says the U.S. Army post has closed some entry gates to non-Defense Department personnel, and increased random vehicle searches through Tuesday. He said Sunday that the added...
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a disparaging tweet from his personal account about the Democratic district attorney he's charged with unlawfully trying to oust was unauthorized. A tweet from Perry's account Sunday, after the other post was deleted, said he does "not...