Reporter NBC 5 Dallas/Fort Worth. It is free to be kind. Retweets and links are not endorsements. Opinions are my own

Local Lawmaker Proposes Early School Schedule

nbcdfw.com — Representative Jeff Leach of Plano, district 67, has proposed a bill that says each district can decide to start school two weeks earlier. "HB 204 reestablishes local control in public education by providing school districts with more flexibility over their school calendar.

Texas Legislation Would Allow Guns Without Licenses

nbcdfw.com — A Texas lawmaker has introduced a bill that does away with the need for Texans to have licenses to carry guns. Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, said he thinks his bill, which can be read here, has a good chance of passing.

State of Texas is Set for Inauguration Tuesday

nbcdfw.com — Tuesday, Governor-Elect Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Dan Patrick will be sworn-in in Austin. About 30,000 people are expected for the events during the next two days. They kick off Monday night at the Young Texans Celebration at the Moody Theater. Set up has been going on for a few days at the Capitol.

State of Texas is Set for Inauguration Tuesday

nbcdfw.com — Tuesday, Governor-Elect Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Dan Patrick will be sworn-in in Austin. About 30,000 people are expected for the events during the next two days. They kick off Monday night at the Young Texans Celebration at the Moody Theater. Set up has been going on for a few days at the Capitol.

A Look Back on Governor Perry’s Time in Office

nbcdfw.com — For a state that thrives on pride, Rick Perry has always been one of its biggest cheerleaders. He is also the longest serving governor in Texas history. In 2000, he became Governor when George W. Bush left to run the county. But he earned the votes the next three elections.

Governor-Elect Greg Abbott One-on-One With NBC 5

nbcdfw.com — In six days, Greg Abbott will become the 48th Governor of Texas. He will take the oath of office at the capitol in Austin. Wednesday in Austin, NBC 5 political Reporter Julie Fine talked with Abbott about how he feels right before he takes office.

Chase Ends When Suspect Flips Car Outside Plano PD

nbcdfw.com — Plano police officers didn't have far to go when they responded to a fleeing theft suspect Thursday morning. The chase ended right in front of police headquarters. There, the suspect flipped the stolen car on 17th Street, and officers got him out before he was rushed to the hospital.

North Texas Families Welcome New Babies for the New Year

nbcdfw.com — It was the best new year's gift Mallory Wilson could have gotten, a beautiful baby girl. Miracle Faith is 19-and-a-half inches, and weighs 5-pounds, 6-ounces. The first baby of the new year born at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. The newborn was sleeping as we spoke to her parents.

North Texas Roads Treated with Brine Solution

nbcdfw.com — Road crews treated many of the bridges and overpasses in the Metroplex on Wednesday, and hundreds of miles of roads received a coat of brine in the first line of defense against ice. "What we have done is we have come up with a brine solution which is a fancy name for salt water.

Pharmacies Could Have Tamiflu Shortages

nbcdfw.com — On the day after Christmas, clinics across North Texas were full of patients with flu-like symptoms. But one of the most popular drugs used to fight the flu could be difficult to find in stock. Some pharmacies have reported temporary shortages in the liquid form of Tamiflu.
More Articles →
Jan 27, 2015

At 6, a bill that could change when kids go back to school . @NBCDFW

Jan 27, 2015

Judge's decision denying motions to throw out indictments against Former Governor Perry have been appealed by Perry's attorneys @nbcdfw

Jan 27, 2015

A judge has denied motions to get rid of two Indictments against former Governor Rick Perry @NBCDFW

Jan 27, 2015

RT @newyscruggs: These puppets from TV Aztecta made it in my story from #SuperBowl49 media day. Watch @NBCDFW at 4pm. pic.twitter.com/ZuCN2P731i

Jan 27, 2015

RT @PhilPrazan: Texas Senate is off to the races. Today @SenJaneNelson and @DanPatrick bring out "responsible" & "compassionate" budget. #t…

Jan 24, 2015

Hard to get out of the house when A very Brady sequel is on #georgeglass

Learn how to connect with Julie on social media by joining Muck Rack Pro



Are You a Journalist?

Make a Portfolio

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.


Share This Profile