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A South Texas jury has sentenced a 34-year-old Mexican national to death for the fatal 2014 shooting of an off-duty Border Patrol agent. The Cameron County jury deliberated about two hours Tuesday before sentencing Gustavo Tijerina-Sandoval in the capital murder of Agent Javier...
A United States senator trying to gain access to a federal facility housing immigrant children in Texas near the Mexico border and talk to a supervisor has been turned away after police were summoned. U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, told one of the police...
The family of a woman whose body was found 11 days after she made a frantic cellphone call from a Houston hotel elevator as floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey rushed in has filed a lawsuit saying the hotel did not properly plan for such flooding. The lawsuit filed Monday in...
Dallas police say a 47-year-old woman has told detectives she shot and killed her husband because he had been beating the family cat. Authorities say Mary Harrison has been arrested and jailed on a murder charge in the slaying of her 49-year-old husband Dexter Harrison. She's...
A COALITION OF IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUPS AND MEMBERS OF THE FAITH COMMUNITY ARE RALLYING AGAINST A TRUMP-ADMINISTRATION POLICY THAT'S SEPARATING ASYLUM-SEEKERS AND CHILDREN AT THE BORDER. IT'S BEING LED BY CONGRESSMAN JOAQUIN CASTRO. HE FEELS THAT IT'S IRONIC THAT AMERICA -- WHICH...
President Donald Trump will meet with families of the victims of a Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead. Trump is traveling to Texas Thursday. The White House says he'll meet with families of victims as well as community members after the shooting at Santa Fe High...
Among recommendations Governor Greg Abbott revealed Wednesday are that campuses be "hardened" by actions that could include creating vestibules where doors must by remotely unlocked before visitors can enter, installing metal detectors and having an alarm that would signal there...
Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced $15.2 million in combined Medicaid fraud settlements with a group of Dallas-Fort Worth area Medicaid rehabilitation therapy providers. Six individuals and four companies agreed to settle claims they violated the Texas Medicaid Fraud...
(Photo: Texas Tribune) Governor Abbott’s School and Firearm Safety Action plan is getting a luke-warm response from Texas Teachers. Clay Robison of the Texas State Teachers Association says increased security, tighter campus infrastructure and the expansion of mental health...