The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: The 10th annual Conference on Crimes Against Women ends today in Dallas. About 1,600 people from around the country have spent the week learning about new technology for investigations and prosecutions of sex crimes.
The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: An open carry bill faces a final vote today in the state senate. The bill would allow those with a concealed handgun license to openly carry handguns.
The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: There will be a hearing today on the so-called 'sanctuary cities' bill. Senate Bill 185 would allow local law enforcement to question a person's immigration status.
The top local stories this morning from the KERA Newsroom: Last year, a North Texas woman made headlines when a Fort Worth hospital refused to take her off life support, despite her advanced directive. A Texas lawmaker has filed a bill in hopes to prevent a similar situation from happening.
The killing last week of Ahmed Al-Jumaili, a Muslim man who'd just arrived from Iraq, has focused international attention on the northeast Dallas neighborhood where he was staying. He was outside with his wife and brother, taking photos during the snowstorm, when he was shot. No one's been arrested, and that's left his neighbors uneasy.