Abbott, Davis fire away in final gubernatorial debate


Andy Jacobsohn / Dallas Morning News

Republican Greg Abbott and Democrat Wendy Davis squared off for the last time in their second and final debate Tuesday.

Embarrassed Texas officials seek to return 2 exiled sex offenders

Two violent Texas sex offenders who were banished to Utah and Virginia a decade ago are in prison after committing sex crimes in those states. Texas officials concede they should not have been exiled.

Investigators subpoena medical records of truck driver in fatal Oklahoma crash

A federal investigator says it will be months before a report is released on the collision Friday night in which four college softball players were killed.

Lieutenant governor candidates come out swinging

Republican Dan Patrick and Democrat Leticia Van de Putte clash on everything in their only debate.

Foster care redesign begins in North Texas

The state has selected ACH Child and Family Services to oversee foster care services for the seven-county region for the next three years.

2014 election: The race for the 26th Congressional District

U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess faces Libertarian challenger Mark Boler in the Nov. 4 election.

House District 94 is ‘a key race to watch’ in November

Some think the contest for the Arlington seat in Austin could be a dead heat.