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Consolidating Bexar County's 15 public school districts into one megadistrict of around 321,000 students wouldn't save money — it would actually increase costs, according to a state study released Wednesday. The Texas Education Agency commissioned the study, “Anticipating the...
A Texas woman faces charges of endangering a child after she left her two-year-old granddaughter alone in a car for over an hour to go grocery shopping. Deborah Reece, 60, of Burleson, Texas, was arrested yesterday as she left a Walmart in Crowley, Texas, this after two women...
When the police arrived, the shooting range instructor who had been accidentally shot by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi was still breathing, lying on the ground and moaning as a colleague tried to stanch the bleeding from a bullet wound to his head, according to a police report...
Leading international health officials said Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is accelerating and the window for getting it under control is closing. “Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is losing the battle to contain it,” Joanne Liu,...
Congressional lawmakers urged the Obama administration to crank up the offensive against the Islamic State after another video surfaced purporting to show the graphic execution of an American journalist. Two weeks after American James Foley was beheaded by his Islamic State...
President Obama on Tuesday authorized sending some 350 additional U.S. military personnel to protect diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad. The troops will not play a combat role, the White House said. The move is the latest in a series of deployments aimed at...
Nick Olivas became a father at 14, a fact he wouldn't learn for eight years. While in high school, Olivas had sex with a 20-year-old woman. As he sees it now, she took advantage of a lonely kid going through a rough patch at home. State law says a child younger than 15 cannot...
The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the Texas voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos on Tuesday will hear opening arguments in Corpus Christi in a lawsuit led...
A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power. The tweet was later deleted, followed by another from...