Royce West Joins Crowded Democratic Primary To Unseat Republican US Senator John CornynHe was first elected to the Texas Senate in 1992, now Democrat Royce West is throwing his hat into the race for U.S. Senate.
Dallas Mayor Calls Shooting Death Of Botham Jean 'Very Serious Issue' For CityDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings called the shooting death of Botham Jean by an off-duty officer a "very serious issue" for the city in a statement Saturday afternoon.
State Sen. Brings Sides Together To Try To Fund Crossing Guards
Senator West On Negotiating Pension Deal: "Have You Ever Had Gumbo?"He and other lawmakers, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and most of the police and fire associations called the compromise a victory.
Dallas Council Vote Supports Pension Fund Bill Before State HearingThe compromise worked out is now the basis for amendments to the House bill.
'Major Progress Made' On Dallas Police & Fire Pension“Most parties involved have agreed to concepts which provide the framework that will resolve major sticking points that have stalled progress,” said Senator West.
Military-Like Protective Vests Proposed For Texas OfficersA newly-proposed bill aimed at protecting police is beginning to gain traction at the State Capitol.
Cowboys' Bryant Faces Lawsuit Over Allegedly Trashed HouseDez Bryant faces a lawsuit from his former landlord over allegations of more than $60,000 in damages to a house that the Dallas Cowboys receiver leased.
Sandra Bland's Family Talks For 1st Time Since Traffic Stop Video ReleasedSpeaking from hundreds of miles away from where their loved one was found dead in a Texas jail cell, Sandra Bland's family addressed the media for the first time since video of her traffic stop was released.
Hillary Clinton Backs Police Body Cameras Amid Texas BillAre police body cameras about to become the law of the land? 2016 Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton echoed Texas lawmakers Wednesday at Columbia University.
Peaceful Protests For Trayvon Martin in DallasThousands of peaceful protestors rallied Saturday in downtown Dallas at the Trayvon Martin Rally For Justice.