Monarch butterflies face tough trek through Texas

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Rodger Mallison / Star-Telegram

The 2,000-mile migration is reaching its peak across North Texas, but the butterflies’ habitats are disappearing

Davis would be ‘thrilled’ to have Obama’s help in Texas

The Democrat’s rhetorical hug of the president contrasts sharply with the arms-length approach many in the party are taking in the 2014 campaign.

Hearing postponed for Texas sex offender suspected in 7 killings

A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists.

Former Dewhurst aide pleads guilty to taking funds

A former top adviser to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $1.8 million in campaign funds from the powerful Republican.

Reward for woman missing from Plano garage now $25,000

The reward for a missing Fort Worth woman last seen in a Plano parking garage has increased by $15,000, thanks to another anonymous donation, Plano police said Monday.

Cleburne officer who shot dog placed on leave

The Texas Rangers have been called in to assist in the investigation.

Texas gubernatorial candidates encourage voters to cast ballots early

More Tarrant County voters turned out to vote Monday than on the first day of voting in the 2010 gubernatorial election.