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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - U.S. government officials have granted political asylum to a Mexican newspaper photographer who fled his home state of Veracruz after unknown assailants killed his father. A Thursday statement from El Paso lawyer Carlos Spector said Miguel Angel Lopez...
WEST, Texas (AP) - A federal disaster loan outreach center in a Central Texas town devastated in an April deadly fertilizer plant explosion will close next week. Officials with the Small Business Administration say the agency's center in West will close at 6 p.m. next Thursday...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say 154 fugitives wanted for federal and state felonies have been arrested by the U.S. Marshal Service and officers from 13 other law enforcement agencies. The roundup came during Operation Sandstorm III. West Texas U.S. Marshal Robert Almonte...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Gov. Rick Perry is signing into law a bill ensuring that restaurants and food stores must allow service dogs, including those for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Already approved by the state Legislature, the measure limits how much...
HOUSTON (AP) - The memorial for four Houston firefighters killed battling a hotel blaze ended with the mournful sound of bagpipes. Thousands attended Wednesday's service at Reliant Stadium, where Gov. Rick Perry, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, family members and other firefighters...
HOUSTON (AP) - Prosecutors in the trial of an ex-Houston police officer accused of taking part in the 2010 videotaped beating of a black teenage burglary suspect have rested their case. Police Chief Charles McClelland Jr. was the last prosecution witness Wednesday in the trial...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The state's top water planners say lawmakers overhauled the Texas Water Development Board, in the process firing them, without seeking their input or offering them a chance to save their jobs. The agency's executive director, Melanie Callahan, and board...
HOUSTON (AP) - A suspect in a Houston-area college campus shooting has been declared a fugitive after he failed to appear at a scheduled court appearance. A bench warrant has been issued for 22-year-old Trey Foster's arrest. Harris County sheriff's spokeswoman Christina Garza...
A Dallas 911 operator has been fired for allegedly posting racist remarks on her Facebook page. A News 8 source showed us screenshots of recent derogatory comments about African Americans and Hispanics on former 911 operator April Sims' Facebook page. "Black people are...