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(Information in the following story is from: El Paso Times, http://www.elpasotimes.com) EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Construction is rapidly advancing on the American side of a new international border bridge near El Paso but not a shovel of dirt has been turned on the Mexican side. El...
(Information in the following story is from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com) SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Eight rural South Texas school districts bolstered by tax revenues from the Eagle Ford shale energy boom now find themselves listed under state standards as "...
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines says it still wants to work out a new contract with its pilots. Nevertheless, the president of the pilot's union says a deal is less likely now that American has imposed its own terms covering pay and work rules. Acting Allied Pilots Association...
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) - Officials say 16 bodies have been found dumped across a turbulent Mexican state on the Texas border two days after the arrest of one of the region's top drug bosses. Analysts predicted that the arrest of Gulf cartel head Eduardo Costilla Sanchez...
DALLAS (AP) - A North Texas couple got a telephone call while at a bridge date this week. Jimmy Justice said he the call was from a federal Homeland Security agent. Justice says the agent told him he and some other agents had just broken down the door to their house. They didn't...
HOUSTON (AP) - A Waller County man has become the fifth resident of the Houston metropolitan area to die of West Nile virus, bringing the virus death toll in Texas to at least 53 this year. Waller County Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Cantrell tells KTRK-TV of Houston...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A 16-year-old boy is in the custody of juvenile authorities, accused of fatally stabbing a 63-year-old San Antonio schoolteacher who had cared for him from infancy. A niece found the body of 63-year-old Adriana Carrillo Terry in the bathroom of her home...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A legally blind San Antonio man with a history of sexual offenses faces a mandatory life sentence after convictions on 12 counts in the repeated rapes of two girls. Anthony Maldonado had previously served a seven-year prison sentence for a 1988 molestation...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio police have fatally shot a gunman who allegedly threatened a woman in a hotel room and then fired at officers. Police say the incident happened early Friday at a Days Inn. The woman and two officers who returned fire were not hurt. Police responded...