The top local stories this morning from KERA News: A new study from Stanford University has found states with right-to-carry gun laws have higher crime rates. The report covers data from 1979 to 2014 in 30 states, including Texas, that adopted such laws.
Other stories this morning:
- Beginning Sept. 1, new drivers in Texas will have to take a distracted driving course in order to obtain a license.
- Meet a North Texan who started a nonprofit to get kids to dream big about their future.
You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.