Halfway through trial, MAX gains some ridership

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

The Metro ArlingtonXpress, otherwise known as MAX, bus route has gained some good footing during its first year of operation.

Latest episode of Tarrant Regional Water District soap opera is disappointing

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Political agendas dominate meetings and continue to distract.

Dallas corners DFW rail market

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

The bottom line is that the Dallas side of North Texas now has comfortable and convenient passenger rail service to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.

The case for cop cams just got stronger

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Recent events in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., are a stark reminder of what can happen when an interaction between a law enforcement officer and a civilian goes tragically awry.

Indictment of Perry is not a full legal case

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

When an Austin grand jury delivered a two-count indictment of Gov. Rick Perry late Friday, many were quick to judge.

Missouri racial unrest puts nation on notice to solve festering social problems

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Based on its location and demographics, the small town of Ferguson, Mo., seems an unlikely epicenter for the nation’s latest racial clash.

Susan Tilley helped make Fort Worth better

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Susan Bagby Tilley, who died Tuesday at 76, helped change Fort Worth, sometimes quietly and sometimes with a lot of flair but so much for the better.

Van de Putte proposal puts policy in focus

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

During any election cycle, let alone one as vicious as this one has become, candidates tend to spend an enormous amount of time criticizing their opponents, usually by focusing on things only marginally related to holding office.

Railroad Commission may be more serious about quakes

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

After months of disappointing decisions — or mostly indecision — in response to a rash of seismic rumblings in North Texas that some studies have linked to hydraulic fracturing, the Texas Railroad Commission may be turning over a new leaf.

Appeals court rules in favor of the press in juvenile hearings

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

In the case of a juvenile offender who is 14 or older, the Texas Family Code says the court proceedings are to be open to the public — and therefore the press — “unless the court, for good cause shown, determines that the public should be excluded.”