The vote has been taken but the controversy isn't over - The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America will lift its long time ban and allow gay boys to join their organization – although the ban on gay adults remains.
Communities outside of Granbury and Cleburne are also reeling from last night’s chain of powerful storms.
Dozens of buildings in the City of Ennis were damaged, including businesses in the central downtown area. Lt. David Anthony with the Ennis Police Department says one elderly woman was hit with flying debris and taken to the hospital as a precaution. As far as he knows, her injuries are minor.
An iconic Texas lawman in a white hat was honored at Dallas Police headquarters Tuesday. Former Dallas police detective James Leavelle was recognized 50 years after the assassination of President John Kennedy catapulted him into history.
Originally published on Tue April 30, 2013 3:43 pm
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins believes the county's same-sex benefits plan approved last fall is legal, despite Monday's opinion from the Texas Attorney General that said local governments and school districts offering marriage benefits to same sex partners violate the state constitution.
Two potential presidential candidates are in Dallas today. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will talk about immigration to one organization. Then in the evening, past Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will address a group of apartment executives.
Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 11:42 am
This is the first installment in the KERA News series "Inside the Bush Center."
George W. Bush’s environmental legacy as president was decidedly . . . mixed. He established the largest protected marine environment in American history – more than a hundred million acres set aside in our Pacific territories. But he also permitted more mountaintop removal by mining companies. And he refused to sign the Kyoto Protocols on global warming. Yet the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of SMU is unequivocally eco-sensitive. The new center will be dedicated Thursday.
Originally published on Thu April 18, 2013 6:05 pm
Former Kaufman County Justice of the Peace Eric Williams was charged Thursday with capital murder in the shooting deaths of the County’s DA, his wife, and the assistant DA. Williams was under suspicion early on.
Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 4:55 pm
Filmmaker Jamie Meltzer thought he’d just go check out a Dallas meeting for prison exonerees last February. He’d heard a group of freed inmates had started a detective agency, which sounded like pretty good film fodder. Meltzer showed up, met the guys and started shooting that day.