South Dakota Bill Leaves Evolution Skepticism Up To TeachersSouth Dakota is one of at least three states, along with Texas and Oklahoma, considering a bill on whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.
SMU Law Professor Expects Judge Gorsuch To 'Sail Through' NominationPresident Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to the U.S. Supreme Court was his first, but it might not be the last.
Arlington Rep. Who Wants To Criminalize Abortion Receiving Death ThreatsDeath threats are pouring in for State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington after his filing of a bill to ban abortions in Texas.
Bathroom Bill Draws Opposition From Dallas Business LeadersTexas took center stage in the debate over bathroom privacy Thursday afternoon. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced a bill to limit transgender women from using public women's restrooms.
Dallas-Based Journalist, 'Anonymous Hacktivist' Released From Federal PrisonDallas-born investigative journalist Barrett Brown was released from federal prison, earlier than initially scheduled.
Armed Men Posing As Police Officers Rob DriverPulled over on the road by what appeared to be police officer, a Dallas man says he believes he was robbed by imposters.
Bill Would Expand, Limit Open Carry In TexasThe owner of Targetmaster Indoor Shooting Center in Garland is against a new bill that would make licensing to carry a handgun, required education classes and fees -- optional.
Fort Worth Considers Banning Smoking From BarsThe Fort Worth City Council discussed banning smoking in bars during yesterday’s meeting.
Bill Proposed Allowing Dallas To Opt Out Of Open CarryA North Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow Dallas to opt-out of open carry.
Election Day: 9 States Voting On MarijuanaOn this election day, nine states will vote on proposals to expand legal access to marijuana.
Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics Doc Names KarolyisThe latest lawsuit accusing a former USA Gymnastics doctor of sexually abusing a longtime member of the U.S. women's national team is the first to name renowned husband-and-wife coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi, alleging they turned a blind eye to molestations.
More Finger Pointing As Paxton's Trial Expected To Cost $2MMore questions and finger pointing over hundreds of thousands of dollars Collin County taxpayers are plunking down for the prosecution of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

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