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Top Stories: Addressing 'No Guns' Complaints; TCU Basketball Coach Leaving


The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Gun rights activists want Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to speed up investigating whether some government entities are improperly banning concealed guns.

The Dallas Morning News reports 50 complaints have been filed with Paxton so far, but they’re still listed as “pending.”

The complaints so far mostly target zoos, city halls, and government centers with “no guns” signs. It includes the Dallas Zoo and a Dallas County government center in North Dallas.

Other stories this morning:

  • Head lice is the nightmare of any parent with a child in school. Bad news: Texas and 24 other states have reported cases of so-called “super lice.” We explore what that means in this edition of Vital Signs.
  • Some Texas teams made it into the coveted NCAA Division I men’s college basketball tournament bracket.
  • TCU’s expected today to announce its firing head basketball coach Trent Johnson.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM. 

Former KERA staffer Krystina Martinez was an assistant producer. She produced local content for Morning Edition and She also produced The Friday Conversation, a weekly series of conversations with North Texas newsmakers. Krystina was also the backup newscaster for the Texas Standard.