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ARROYO CITY, Texas (AP) - A park along the Texas border that is managed and maintained by local taxpayer dollars is nonetheless closed during the federal government shutdown. Adolph Thomae Jr. County Park was closed this week because it sits on federal land. But the park is...
HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say a teenage boy has been shot in the head during a disturbance while visiting friends at an apartment complex. Police say the altercation happened Sunday night. Investigators say the shooter fled the scene. Houston police on Monday did not...
BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A hardware store that had served the Bryan-College Station area for more than a century is closing its doors for the last time. Parker-Astin Hardware in downtown Bryan started as the sort of place where a credit account could be opened with a handshake. Its...
A newspaper analysis shows that two Texas border counties singled out for traffic checkpoints have lower crash rates than other big areas where state authorities didn't setup disputed roadblocks. The Texas Department of Public Safety announced this weekend it was ending the...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans say the partial government shutdown won't end until President Barack Obama agrees to negotiate with them. Texas Sen. John Cornyn tells CBS that Obama "needs to do is to roll up his sleeves." Obama has said he won't discuss changes in...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - U.S. Border Patrol trainees in New Mexico are heading home because their training center has been shut down because of the budget fight in Washington. That means the Rio Grande Valley sector of the border, which saw an increase in arrests in the last fiscal...
A suburban Houston law enforcement administrator is the new chief of the lawsuit-mired police department in Jasper in East Texas. The city council voted Friday to hire Aaron Tyksinski, who's chief deputy of the Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable's office. The Beaumont...
Three people were injured after a taxi ran a stop sign and hits the car the victims were in. See more: http://www.ksat.com/news/3-injured-after-taxi-runs-stop-sign-Downtown/-/...
Records show the U.S. government spent nearly $5 million to court-martial and convict an Army psychiatrist in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. Army records obtained by KXAS-TV of Fort Worth and Dallas showed the biggest pre-trial expense in Maj. Nidal Hasan's trial was more...