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Breastfeeding was a big deal at the George W. Bush Presidential Library

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

It’s time for Fort Worth to become a more compassionate city, officials say.

Texas schools expect to easily accommodate immigrant kids

| |Saturday, Aug. 09, 2014

States can’t deny access to basic public education to youngsters who are undocumented, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

TABC rule change would allow alcohol at gun shows

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

The proposal to allow alcohol to be served at gun shows includes the proviso that all guns are disabled and no live ammunition is on the premises.

Is this a preview of 2016 GOP presidential primary?

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

Two potential Texas presidential contenders — Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz — reach out to conservatives gathered in Fort Worth.

Perry, Cruz in Fort Worth for RedState Gathering

|Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

The political landscape has shifted since Rick Perry and Ted Cruz spoke to a RedState Gathering three years ago.

Davis, Abbott duking it out in new campaign ads

| |Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

The Democratic and Republican gubernatorial nominees both launched their ad campaigns for the general election season on Thursday.

State’s fire marshal to let advocacy group scrutinize cases

| |Wednesday, Aug. 06, 2014

The Innocence Project of Texas will investigate arson cases to identify possible wrongful convictions and to try weed out problems with fire investigations overall.

Decision delayed on allowing slot-machine like devices in Texas

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Officials are reviewing more than 13,000 comments they received on a proposal to allow historical racing at horse and dog tracks in Texas.

SpaceX picks South Texas site for commercial launch facility

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

The state is offering millions of dollars in incentives to help make Texas a big player in the burgeoning commercial space industry.

Two Texas youths return from a faith journey to Israel

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Two Fort Worth youths recently returned from Israel, where they had a front-row seat to history.

Is Texas ready to upgrade bingo technology?

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

A proposal would let bingo players pay for games electronically, rather than waiting for workers to bring them more games.

New state park west of Fort Worth awaits funding

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

Thursday in Strawn, Texas Parks and Wildlife will discuss plans for the Palo Pinto Mountains State Park.

Woman chases her fate in West Texas desert: finding shelter for homeless veterans

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

Some homeless female veterans are having trouble getting help.

Plan to bring more technology to bingo on table in Texas

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

Bingo advocates ask to add more technology to card minders at Texas bingo halls.

Texas lab playing a role in quest for a cure for Ebola

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

The Galveston National Laboratory is the only academic lab in the country to be rated Level 4, meaning it is equipped to research the deadliest biological agents known because of the sophisticated safeguards in place.

Appeals court sides with Chesapeake on royalties

| |Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014

While not binding on state judges, the decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals may make it tough for other landowners, including the city of Fort Worth, to win a court fight with Chesapeake.

Ventura wins defamation suit against Kyle estate

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Federal jury in Minnesota votes 8-2 to recommend a $1.845 million award to the former Minnesota governor, who said American Sniper author Chris Kyle of Midlothian fabricated an incident about him.

Granbury paramedic loses leg, but hasn’t given up on his job

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Dylan David’s left leg was amputated above the knee following a June 12 car wreck in Benbrook but the Granbury paramedic vows he’ll get back to helping others once he’s fitted with a prosthetic leg.

Doctor with Ebola treated as church urges prayer

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly of Fort Worth is working on his computer and talking as he receives treatment for the deadly virus.

Israel Lone Soldier: ‘Life shouldn’t be a spectator sport.’

| |Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014

More than 2,500 Lone Soldiers serve in the Israel Defense Force. About one-third are from the United States; ten are from Texas.