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  • More Texans Driving Without Insurance

    More Texans Driving Without Insurance
    Millions of drivers use Texas roads each day, and one in five won't have any auto insurance. Randall Patterson, who owns a Farmers Insurance Agency in Dallassaid some of the claims his agency takes in are accidents involved uninsured drivers. "It's...
  • Labor Day Brings on the Blues

    Labor Day Brings on the Blues
    For many, Labor Day weekend is a time to celebrate the fruits of their labor. But for those who are unemployed, it can be just another reminder of the difficult times they're facing. Family therapist Melody Brooke said, "Here you are on Labor Day...
  • Wildfire Smoke Spreads to North Texas

    Wildfire Smoke Spreads to North Texas
    The massive wildfires in Bastrop and Palo Pinto have created huge smoke plumes that the Texas winds have begun moving Northeast. Dallas Resident Kenneth Durand said, "You can't miss it. You can see the smog along the horizon and even in the air." Forney...
  • Presidential bid, new documentary put Texas execution record back on national radar

    Presidential bid, new documentary put Texas execution record back on national radar
    He has become the face of the anti-death penalty rally. Cameron Todd Willingham was executed in Texas after being convicted for setting a fire that killed his three young girls near Corsicana in 2005. A new "Incendiary" tells the story of Willingham...
  • Dallas County Death Linked to Cantaloupe Recall

    Dallas County Death Linked to Cantaloupe Recall
    An 89 year-old Dallas County resident died after being sickened by cantaloupes that may be part of a multi-state recall. Dallas County Health and Human Services learned today that the county's fourth case of listeria is related to cantaloupes from...
  • Regulators Slam Liquor Store Clerk In Teen Alcohol Poisoning Death

    Regulators Slam Liquor Store Clerk In Teen Alcohol Poisoning Death
       A liquor store clerk and two adults are facing charges in the May first death of an 18-year old Skyline High School Senior who police say died from acute alcohol poisoning.  Jonathan Sierra was found dead in the swank Aloft Hotel, across from the...
  • Texas prepares for crush of executions

    Texas prepares for crush of executions
    Charles Hood and Lester Bower knew better than to hold out much hope that the U.S. Supreme Court was going to put a stop to their executions when it issued a key ruling on lethal injection last month. After all, in the years the two men have been on...
  • Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight

    Eleanor knockoffs spark a knock-down, drag-out fight
    Almost 35 years have passed since a Ford Mustang named Eleanor tore up the streets of the South Bay in the cinematic crash-fest "Gone in 60 Seconds." The crudely crafted indie flick found a cult audience and inspired a 2000 big-budget sequel starring...
  • Democrats dare to dream in long-red Texas

    Democrats dare to dream in long-red Texas
    For a long time, being a Democrat in Texas has been a rather lonely affair. In this reddest of red-meat states, no Democrat has won a major statewide office since 1994—and no Democratic presidential nominee has carried the state since Jimmy...
  • Dawson: Collection agency justice

     
    Read and enjoy. And take notes. (June 2) — A fed-up Texas man has turned the tables on a collections agency. Advanced Call Center Technologies, usually in the business of collecting money for its clients, now finds itself $1.5 million in debt to...
  • 75 Animals Seized In Fannin County

    75 Animals Seized In Fannin County
    75 dogs, puppies, cats and kittens are now in the care of the SPCA of Texas. Some are injured, with open wounds. Others are emaciated. SPCA Spokesperson Maura Davies says, "I would say that many of the animals were suffering." They were seized Friday...