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Authorities say a semitrailer driver is in custody after he was found to be transporting 76 immigrants in Texas. The U.S. Border Patrol said in a statement Monday that the immigrants were discovered Friday at a checkpoint on U.S. 83, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) north of...
Five months after Hurricane Harvey damaged thousands of houses in Texas, delinquent mortgage payments have spiked as homeowners deal with mounting bills and insufficient help from insurance and the federal government. Reports by real estate and financial firms show that about 40...
Bitcoin ATMs are popping up across the state, but instead of getting money out like a traditional ATM, you're putting money in. Bobby Sharp with Texas-based "Coinsurance" said the ATMs let people buy the cryptocurrency without going through a bank or an online retailer. He...
The statewide gas price average in Texas is now $2.33 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is five cents more than last week and is 22 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas...
A special commission has begun discussing how to remake Texas' school finance system, 18-plus months after the state Supreme Court declared it deeply flawed but still barely constitutional. That ruling spared the Legislature from having to overhaul how Texas pays for educating...
An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children. David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse...
(Shutterstock | Stokkete) The year 2017 was huge for job creation in Texas. The addition of 68-thousand people into the state's workforce last month resulted in a net gain of 400 jobs in December. Industries including leisure and hospitality, construction, and information all...
(Photo Shutterstock/By thanat sasipatanapa) Apple announces big investment plans for the US economy over the next five years. Apple says they plan to invest over $350 billion dollars. They say the new GOP tax bill will mean they will pay $38 billion dollars and the implication...
(Photo:Shutterstock/Katherine Welles) Michael Sarraille, a former lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy and a member of the storied SEAL teams, began working at the Texas A&M University System on Dec. 1 to lead the Veterans Support Office and make sure students who have...