The House debate on the budget flushed out a new coalition in a Legislature split between traditional and populist Republicans, and Democrats. The losers? The populist Republicans, many of them freshmen.Full Story
Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were shot to death in their home in Forney, two months after his assistant, Mark Hasse, was shot and killed in broad daylight. No arrests have been made in either case.