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MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A land surveyor in West Texas has been charged with possessing unregistered firearms after he allegedly also had improvised explosives. A federal judge in Midland has ordered Steven Leonard Prewit to be held without bond pending a detention hearing...
WESLACO, Texas (AP) - A South Texas town of 36,000 is considering spending $1 million for what it hopes would be the largest high school stadium scoreboard screen in Texas and possibly the country. Trustees for the Weslaco Independent School District on the U.S.-Mexico border...
For seven years, Breggett Rideau has pleaded for cameras in the classroom to protect special education students. Her son, Terrence Rideau, can't walk, can't talk and can neither feed nor clothe himself... but he looks forward to horse therapy, which is designed to build his...
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Authorities in a northern Mexico border state say two sons of a well-known journalism couple have been assassinated. The Chihuahua state prosecutor's office says 21-year-old David Paramo and 23-year-old Alejandro Paramo were followed by gunmen,...
Texas’ vehicle inspection stickers would become a thing of the past under legislation approved unanimously Monday by the state Senate. But there’s a catch: Vehicles still would have to be inspected before they could be registered with the state, and diesel vehicles would, for...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is scheduled to discuss security and trade matters with local law enforcement and business officials in Rio Grande City. The second-ranking Republican senator's visit Monday comes as Congress grapples with comprehensive...
GALVESTON -- Authorities are investigating a suspicious package that was found by a mailman at an apartment complex in Galveston. Galveston police said a mailman was checking the outgoing mail at the Aston Place Apartments Monday afternoon when he found a suspicious package...
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Sen. Charles Schumer says the ability for making an untraceable and undetectable gun with a 3D printer is "stomach-churning." The senator on Sunday displayed a photo of a plastic gun made by a Texas company using the 3D printer technology. He said the...
Texas Governor Rick Perry made quite the entrance before delivering his speech at the National Rifle Association convention this weekend, showing off his impressive shooting skills. The NRA is holding its annual convention in the Governor's home state, with more than 70,000...