Texas News

A South Texas prison shut this month is the latest of more than a dozen formerly profitable private prisons in Texas to have failed. And records from a bond research firm examined by the San Antonio Express-News ( http://bit.ly/1V2va5t ) show at least seven of lockups are in...
Some Texas and national roadways will get new guardrails after testing at Texas A&M University found a specially-made reinforced concrete barrier works better to protect drivers. The project involves engineers from A&M's Transportation Institute and the Texas Department...
Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz says if elected he would rescind "every single illegal and unconstitutional executive order" signed by President Barack Obama, "rip to shreds" the Iranian nuclear deal, and begin investigating Planned Parenthood - all on his...
A biker rally at the county courthouse in Waco to remember those killed in a May shootout ended early when officers saw a suspicious cooler and suitcase that turned out to contain nothing threatening. About 75 bikers outside the McClennan County Courthouse dispersed Saturday...
GOVERNMENT AND ECONOMICS TEACHER GLEN WHITTEN WAS ARRESTED FOR HAVING AN IMPROPER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AN EDUCATOR AND A STUDENT, INDECENCY WITH A CHILD AND FAILURE TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE. EARLIER THIS WEEK BAND DIRECTOR MICHAEL REDDELL WAS ARRESTED ON A SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGE. A...
Texas investigators are reportedly searching for any clue that could lead them to the missing body of a 25-year-old woman that was stolen from a funeral home last week. San Antonio Police Department spokesman Sgt. Javier Salazar said officers were dispatched to the Mission Park...
A woman who was found dead after she went missing on a hike on a Phoenix-area mountain has been identified. Phoenix police said Saturday that 48-year-old Andrea Redmon was visiting from Texas when she was hiking in South Mountain Park in the Ahwatukee Foothills the day before...
A biker rally at the county courthouse in Waco to remember those killed in a May shootout ended early when officers saw a suspicious cooler and suitcase that turned out to contain nothing threatening. About 75 bikers outside the McClennan County Courthouse dispersed Saturday...
A West Texas coroner has asked that a $1 million wrongful termination lawsuit against him be dismissed. Lubbock County Medical Examiner Sridhar Natarajan denies allegations of professional wrongdoing raised by a deputy medical examiner who was fired Aug. 14. Dr. Luisa Florez...