Local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: DISD lost a bid this morning to consolidate its offices into one building. Also, Dallas County's incoming district attorney talks about regrets, and a look at the ugly Christmas sweater trend.
In 13 days, Dallas County gets a new district attorney. Susan Hawk will be the first woman in the job, and she won it last month from the first African-American D.A., Craig Watkins. She’s also the only Dallas Republican to win countywide this election year. She sat down to talk about some of her plans as the next district attorney.
The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Family members of the three men who died in last week's downtown fire want answers. Also, how Millenial attitudes are changing consumer spending, and a Fort Worth art exhibit captures the gritty style of New York artists in the 1980's.
Local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Eric Williams has been sentenced to death for the killing of Cynthia McClelland, the wife of Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McClelland. Also, why immigration is only one factor in the changing demographics of the U.S. And we'll hear from one man who learned how to read at age 51, and how adult literacy is still a problem in North Texas.
Eric Williams was convicted earlier this month in the March 2013 murder of Cynthia McLelland, who was slain along with her husband, Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland, in their home near Dallas.
The top local stories this evening from the KERA Newsroom: Governor-elect Greg Abbott was in Arlington today to talk to local lawmakers about the upcoming legislative session. Also, the American Graduate series Generation One continues with how one Chinese student is adjusting in the United States. And finally, Stevie Ray Vaughan and his band Double Trouble are in the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame.