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Record number of Texans just signed up for ACA health insurance, but many other Texans may soon lose their health coverage
DALLAS — Texas has long been a standout when it comes to health insurance – and not in a good way. This state has perennially led the country with the highest percentage and the highest total number of uninsured people. That distinction probably isn’t changing anytime soon, but...
AUSTIN, Texas — Editor's note: The video published above was a VERIFY report from 2019 about Texas' "Robin Hood" system. A Texas lawmaker has filed a bill aimed at repealing the state's longstanding recapture system – commonly dubbed by some as "Robin Hood" – which was implemented in 1994.
HOUSTON — There's a new push to legalize gambling and sports betting in Texas this legislative session and there's a lot of hype that this could be the year it happens. Two big reasons: Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Dade Phelan. For the first time, both are opening the door wider than ever before for casino gambling and online sports betting legislation.
SAN ANTONIO — The move is souring U.S. efforts to simmer down tensions with China. Already, U.S. officials have been warning of national security concerns related to the app "TikTok" which is owned by a Chinese company. Now, Governor Greg Abbott wants to ban the app from most government issued devices in the state.
KIPP Texas Public Schools is an open-enrollment, public, tuition-free charter school network of 59 schools with nearly 34-thousand students across the state. Eric Coleman, Regional Superintendent for KIPP Texas-Dallas Fort-Worth joins us to share what KIPP Texas offers students. For more information, visit KippTexas.org/apply.
DALLAS — We're not crying, you're crying. OK, we're all crying after watching this video posted by Southwest Airlines on Tuesday. The Dallas-based airline on Feb. 2 had a very special guest on a Love Field-bound plane: Kaya, a German Shepherd service dog who was taking her final flight.
Texas' most romantic restaurants: Yelp named its top spots just in time for Valentine's Day and DFW has multiple
DALLAS — Need a romantic dinner spot for Valentine's Day?. Yelp has dropped a list of its "most romantic" restaurants in Texas for 2023, surely to deliver a picturesque date night. Yelp said they identified businesses in its restaurants and food categories that are not part of a national...
North Texas families anxiously await to hear from loved ones missing in Turkey and Syria after deadly earthquake
DALLAS — The death toll following a 7.8 magnitude in Turkey and Syria has climbed to nearly 4,000. Rescuers are hoping to survivors as they continue to dig through flattened buildings. Some North Texas families are desperately waiting to hear from loved ones. “We are shocked, we can’t imagine,’’...
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas State Sen. Charles J. Schwertner of Georgetown was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) in Austin, according to jail records. According to KVUE's Senior Investigative Reporter Tony Plohetski, Schwertner, 52, was arrested and charged for a DWI in Austin overnight. Schwertner was arrested...
Luis Navarrete was charged in a case regarding at least 10 overdose cases. He was already on an ankle monitor for a domestic violence incident.