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Hearing postponed for Texas sex offender suspected in 7 killings

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

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

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

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

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

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

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

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

Texas gubernatorial candidates encourage voters to cast ballots early

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

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

Showdown in Denton as voters weigh ban on fracking

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Yard signs, songs and accusations of Russian influence mark lively debate in Denton as oil and gas industry keeps a close eye on vote over hydraulic fracturing.

Belton residents offer support, help

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

People are raising money, offering moral and spiritual support, and lending a hand however they can as the Central Texas town deals with fallout from Ebola cases in Dallas.

Early voting starts Monday

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Early voting for Nov. 4 election runs through Oct. 31.

Early voting locations in Tarrant County

|Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

The candidates have been making their cases for months, and now it’s time for Texas voters to have their say as early voting begins Monday and runs through Halloween.

Wendy Davis faces long odds without an ‘October surprise’

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Twice, the Fort Worth Democrat has defied the odds to win public office, but some say her streak will end in the governor’s race.

Van de Putte, supporters bond at Fort Worth barbecue

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Two U.S. representatives from North Texas are on the mend.

Dallas nurse with Ebola sent to special unit in Maryland

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Dallas County’s top public health epidemiologist confirms that she spent time at Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan’s bedside and that she is among those potentially exposed to the virus.

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

| |Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to dock in Cozumel, Mexico, a day after Belize refused to let the passenger leave the vessel.

Fort Worth abortion clinic hopes to reopen

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Officials say they “are taking a look at Fort Worth and trying to figure out how we might be able to reopen.”

Money matters to local congressional candidates

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

U.S. Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth faces two challengers for the 12th Congressional District seat — Democrat Mark Greene and Libertarian Ed Colliver.

Rains in October ahead of schedule

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

North Texas was showered with 2.08 inches of rain as of Monday evening.

Justices stop parts of Texas abortion law

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked key parts of a 2013 law in Texas that had closed all but eight facilities providing abortions in America's second most-populous state.

Appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily reinstated Texas' tough voter ID law, which the U.S. Justice Department had condemned as the state's latest means of suppressing minority voter turnout.

Texas medical task force plans hearing on Ebola

|Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Members of a Texas task force on Ebola have scheduled their first public hearing as a nurse who contracted the disease remains hospitalized in Dallas.

Houston murder suspect arrested in Fort Worth

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

A Fort Worth man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend in Harris County in 2012 was arrested Monday evening during a traffic stop, authorities say.