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HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) - A U.S. House delegation touring the U.S.-Mexico border this week is starting its study in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, is leading the delegation that begins its border tour in Mission Tuesday...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep. Jurors in El Paso on Monday sentenced 23-year-old Lorraine Lizzette Merjil of El Paso. The jury on Friday convicted...
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas jury is to hear closing arguments in the weeklong trial of a former South Texas deputy sheriff charged in a drug conspiracy. The closings are scheduled for Tuesday in the trial of former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy Jorge Garza. Garza's...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - A truck driver has died when his semitrailer rig veered off an interchange overpass and crashed and burned on the road below near Dallas. A police statement says the crash happened Saturday afternoon at the Interstate 30 interchange with the President...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A South Texas sheriff returns to the witness stand as defense attorneys present evidence in the drug trafficking conspiracy trial of a former deputy. Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) on Monday resumes testimony begun Friday in the...
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) - The grandfather of a 9-year-old boy killed in an accidental shooting has been released from jail. A Clay County Jail dispatcher said Sunday that 56-year-old Danny Eugene Bowman was no longer there. Bowman was arrested Friday on a child endangerment...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana police say a 29-year-old man stole an ambulance and led them on a high-speed, 75-mile chase before the vehicle rolled on U.S. Interstate 90 just before 11 p.m. Saturday. Cody Lee Paine was taken into custody in the incident involving a stolen...
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - The state's two U.S. senators are soliciting applications for potential nominees to six of the seven U.S. district court vacancies in Texas. One is the court in Texarkana, Texas, that has been vacant since Judge David Folsom retired nearly 11/2 years ago...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The main sticking on greater transportation spending centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes. Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads. Republican Sen...