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Police say a South Texas man has been arrested after making a threat on Facebook against people playing "Pokemon Go." Harlingen police say Nathan Cerda warned that he and his friends were going to "purge" people taking part in "Pokemon Go" events this weekend in the Rio Grande...
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott was discharged this afternoon from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio following treatment for 2nd and 3rd degree burns suffered last week. Governor Abbott will return to Austin where he will continue to recover and carry on with a schedule...
FROM TEXAS SENATOR TED CRUZ' OFFICE WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after learning last night that Sean and Brodie Copeland of Lakeway, Texas were among the victims of yesterday evening’s terror attack in Nice, France: “Yesterday in...
An Austin area lawmaker is promising 'unwavering support' to the people of France who suffer another terrorist attack. Representative Michael McCaul who chairs the homeland security committee says America will not rest until terrorists are brought to justice. He's introduced a...
Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement upon receiving confirmation that Texas residents Sean Copeland and his son Brodie were among the victims in the Nice terrorist attack: “In the wake of the most recent terrorist attack in France, Texans awoke on Friday...
Authorities have described the Dallas sniper as a loner. President Barack Obama called him "demented." But in multiple interviews with The Associated Press, Micah Johnson was remembered by friends, comrades and acquaintances as a gregarious, even "goofy" extrovert. A fellow Army...
A Houston man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty for his role in the 2012 fatal shooting of an individual over a pair of Air Jordan sneakers the victim had just bought. As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, Anthony Quinn Wade pleaded guilty on...
Texans are known for opening their hearts and their wallets to others in times of need. Attorney General Ken Paxton today encouraged any citizens who want to donate to the victims of the Dallas shootings to give compassionately, but give carefully. The Dallas Police Department...
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Tommy Dale Sells Jr., 39, has increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of July. Sells, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s...