Police say a tractor trailer collided with at least two other vehicles around 4 p.m. Tuesday. It appears one of those vehicles caught fire.

Tractor trailer crash shuts down southbound I-35E in northwest Dallas

Just when you think you've heard all the weird stories about new Texas Longhorns football coach Tom Herman, here comes another.

Before coaching, Tom Herman once got fired from Subway for gorging on pastrami

"It was very odd today -- his absence was very obvious," said Constable Roy Williams, who has been with the county for 27 years. "It's been a long time since that seat has been vacant on a Tuesday morning."

As his corruption trial begins, John Wiley Price's absence 'very obvious' at Dallas County

Get Out is comedian Jordan Peele's take on the myth of a post-racial, post-Obama America, where racism is more likely to hide behind a smiling mask than attack head-on. DMN pop culture critic Chris Vognar calls it "a sinister thriller with some sharp satirical teeth."

'Get Out' mines race relations for scares and satire

NextEra Energy is paying so much for Oncor Electric Delivery Co. that there may not be much upside for Texans, writes Mitchell Schnurman.

If NextEra buys Oncor, what’s in it for the rest of us?

"The reality is many families do not have the expense of caring for an additional family member built into their budget," Representative Cindy Burkett said Monday, explaining one of the House's three top-priority bills on CPS and foster care this session.

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Dallas lawmaker proposes major bump in payments for ‘kinship care’ of abused kids

"I'm falling in love with him," Rachel Lindsay said last night on The Bachelor. (They took a trip to Dallas.)

And yet, she's the new The Bachelorette, which means she isn't marrying Nick. What happens?

'Have you ever dated a black girl?' mom asks the Bachelor on his Dallas visit

If the government's case against Price and his co-defendants signals that corruption is a systemic problem in Dallas, we should all brace ourselves.

Editorial | John Wiley Price will finally get his day in court, and Dallas is ready for answers

A new change.org petition authored by journalist Mando Rayo wants Texans to embrace a new official state symbol: the taco. What's your position on the taco?

'Tacos were here before Texas was Texas'

#Sponsored: Looking to change things up in 2017? Discover the latest trends in Texas home decorating and treat your home to a mini makeover.

Learn how to be a trendsetter at home

Tom Herman's #TransformationTuesday is much more than just grad assistant to head coach.

"I've had a few 'whoa' moments," Herman says.

How Longhorns coach Tom Herman wants to be ‘dad to everybody’ after losing father to addiction, homelessness

There are almost 50,000 rental units on the way in North Texas -- more than any other area in the country.

Does D-FW need all of these new apartments under construction?

There's something terribly wrong with sex education in Texas.

Editorial | Why is Texas so afraid to talk about sex at school?

Good morning! Here are the top headlines as we start the day.

Mike Pence, Mack Beggs, Texas travel: Your Tuesday morning roundup

Taco Tuesday's forecast: Sunny skies. High 75°, low 46°. Ugh, another perfect day.
As President Donald Trump spent the majority of Presidents Day at his Florida resort, Vice President Mike Pence attempted Monday to assuage the fears of NATO allies overseas, while voicing support from the White House for a “free and independent press.”

Meanwhile, Trump tapped Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to succeed short-timer Michael Flynn as his next national security adviser.

This day in Trump, Day 32: Pence makes amends; new security adviser

A Houston-area man is accused of hitting his girlfriend's young son 62 times within 5 minutes Thursday.

Houston man caught on video beating 7-year-old boy 62 times, officials say

Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas is seeing significant changes -- changes that make it more accessible to a younger class of foodies.

First Shake Shack, now Sixty Vines.

Sixty Vines, the popular wine bar in Plano, to open in Uptown Dallas