WFAA’s Jason Whitely examines the top news stories from the first full week of November 2019.
More info on Inside Texas Politics: Houston’s mayoral race; the Texas Guard and a Dallas runoff
The Latest: Smaller law enforcement profile at DC march
There was a much lower law enforcement profile in the nation’s capital as thousands of people marched from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial to protest the death of George Floyd at police hands ...
The Latest: Mayor Garcetti ends curfew in Los Angeles
The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: — Mayor Garcetti ends curfew in Los ...
Joe Biden, Beto O’Rourke and Julián Castro headline Texas Democrats’ virtual convention
The Texas Democratic Party kicked ... a pandemic becomes political During a conference call with other county leaders from Dallas, Austin and Brownsville, Hidalgo said she’s moved quickly ...
Dallas begins making arrests as Texas cities enforce curfews
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police enforced a nighttime curfew by making dozens of arrests Sunday night, in a crackdown after several days of demonstrations that saw multiple eruptions of violence.
City of Dallas implements downtown curfew following protests
Greg Abbott declared a State of Disaster for all of Texas on ... National Guard to assist the Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement in Austin, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio.
Liberal Warsaw mayor injects suspense into presidential vote
Warsaw’s liberal mayor Rafal Trzaskowski ... says it wants the election held June 28. If no candidate gets at least 50% of the votes, a runoff would take place on July 12. Duda is favored ...
Gov. Abbott sends state resources to Austin, other Texas cities to help maintain peace during protests
Among those resources is the Texas National Guard. “Texas and America ... officials have spoken with Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, San ...
Interest in voting by mail has increased during the coronavirus pandemic. What you need to know
James Barragán covers Texas politics for The Dallas Morning News. He has covered immigration, public safety and voting rights and has traveled on assignment to the U.S. Supreme Court and Houston ...
Girlfriend Accused Of Assaulting, Breaking Ribs Of Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The girlfriend of former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was ... Domestic violence crosses all lines it crosses socioeconomic, race, gender, age. It’s everywhere ...
Once butt of ‘Saturday Night Live’ joke, Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw has last laugh with ‘cultural guidebook’
WASHINGTON — Few people outside Houston ... Politics Reporting Fellow. Paul Cobler covers politics for The Dallas Morning News in Washington, DC. Paul is a recent graduate of the University of ...
Our communities need help: A united call to action from Texas mayors for more federal assistance
Our communities need help: A united call to action from Texas mayors for more federal assistance The state and local funding Congress included in the CARES Act leaves out the vast majority of ...
Welcome to Ferris, Texas (Where Everyone Hates Each Other)
2,401), just 21 miles south of Dallas, might seem quaint ... during the construction of the Houston and Texas Central Railway. Back then, residents were railroad workers, cotton farmers, and ...