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LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A burglary suspect who fled from a West Texas jail while on trash cleanup duty has been caught after nearly six hours on the run. The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Ygnacio Antonio Rodriguez Jr. was captured early Thursday at a home in...
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison over a weapons smuggling ring linked to more than 15,000 rounds of ammunition meant for Mexico. Jesus Cardenas of New Braunfels was sentenced Wednesday in Del Rio. The 23-year-old Cardenas...
A San Antonio law student has been arrested on murder and arson warrants from Louisiana. The warrants from Monroe, Louisiana, charge 29-year-old Matthew Edward Alexander with two counts each of murder and arson. He was arrested on the St. Mary's University campus in San Antonio...
Texas education commissioner Michael Williams passed along a fact sheet to the state’s school administrators on Tuesday outlining some guidance for the influx of unaccompanied migrant children who might very well end up in local classrooms. Williams noted that much of what was...
Nearly 3,500 high poverty Texas schools now have an opportunity to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students without having to collect cumbersome school meal applications. Thanks to a new federal program called Community Eligibility, up to 2 million Texas students could...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The Texas Railroad Commission has proposed new rules it says will more tightly regulate the states' network of oil and gas pipelines. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports Tuesday that the agency is accepting public comments on proposed eminent domain...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Texas workers have started to demolish deteriorating replicas of Christopher Columbus ships. A Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History spokeswoman tells the San Antonio Express-News that work began Monday. The ships have been in Texas since the...
The Department of Veterans Affairs and Paralyzed Veterans of America are co-presenting the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games. About a dozen Texans are in Philadelphia competing the rest of the week along with about 600 others. It's open to military service veterans who use...
The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Ezekiel Harris, 28, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Harris is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration...