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PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) - A South Texas pier has been closed after a ferry hauling vehicles and passengers lost power and crashed into part of the walkway. Port Aransas police say nobody was hurt when the ferry hit the Station Street Pier. The Coast Guard will help investigate...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas sales tax holiday weekend has been set for Aug. 9-11 as families prepare to send children back to school. State Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money on certain items costing less than $100. The law exempts most clothing, footwear,...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas man faces up to life in prison for his role in a drug and contraband smuggling ring linked to a state prison. A federal jury in Corpus Christi on Wednesday convicted 40-year-old Juan Ledezma (luh-DES'-muh) of Brownsville of drug...
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Police will examine security surveillance video after "H8" - representing the word hate - was spray-painted on the side of a South Texas Islamic center. Victoria police reported no immediate arrests over the defacing of the Victoria Islamic Center. The...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a contract employee has been electrocuted while doing work at El Paso International Airport. El Paso police on Wednesday identified the victim as 22-year-old Cheyenne Rhoades of Avinger. The worker was located early Tuesday on the ground...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - Federal prosecutors say three men have been arrested for the retaliation killing of a South Texas man thought to have stolen cocaine from the Gulf Cartel. Authorities on Tuesday said 25-year-old Roel Garza was arrested Monday while 26-year-old Orlando...
ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A mobile home fire in West Texas that killed a woman and two of her children has claimed the life of a third youngster. An official with American Heritage Cemetery and Funeral Home said Tuesday that services are pending for 3-year-old Janet Luque of Odessa,...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A judge has set for resentencing the case of two Texas brothers who ran a Kansas hunting camp where hunters paid thousands of dollars to illegally shoot deer. U.S. District Judge Monti Belot on Tuesday set an Aug. 28 resentencing for James and Marlin Butler...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush is set to give brief remarks as his institute hosts a naturalization ceremony followed by a series of panel discussions on immigration. The George W. Bush Institute will host the events Wednesday. The institute is located in the...