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(Photo from the El Paso Times elpasotimes.com) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — More than 700 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis at an El Paso hospital over the past year by an employee recently diagnosed with the illness, health officials said Friday. The employee, who worked...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed, the Secret Service said. The rare breach was likely to renew...
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - Democrat Wendy Davis came out swinging against Republican Greg Abbott over classroom funding and women in their first debate Friday night, but uncomfortably skirted whether she supported President Barack Obama. Still, no real fireworks livened up a mostly...
Governor Perry's invitation to Mexican President Pena Nieto to discuss boarder issues on the border is not being received well by the local communities. State Representative Terry Canales says he'd rather see President Obama meet with his Mexican counterpart. Canales says,"...
On September 10, 2014, a Blanco County jury took less than an hour to find John Martin Blades, Jr., 21, also known as J.J. Blades, guilty of the aggravated sexual assault of a disabled person. The jury found that Blades had committed sexual assault of a mentally challenged young...
The former treasurer of a Mexican border state has admitted conspiring to launder and smuggle money in foreign commerce. Hector Javier Villarreal Hernandez was treasurer of the State of Coahuila from 2008 to 2011. He pleaded guilty to two money-laundering conspiracy counts and...
Governor Rick Perry will join other dignitaries at the dedication of what's described as a national pandemic influenza vaccine facility. The center is a key part of a $91 million vaccine manufacturing plant at Texas A&M University that proponents hope will create thousands...
This week, the militant group ISIS urged attacks on New York, Vegas and even Texas using social media, reaching out to Americans who side with the radical Islamic movement. Jeff Addicott at Saint Mary's School of Terrorism Law says there are thousands of those people here in our...
The U.S. Supreme Court justice best known for his silence on the bench stood before an East Texas audience to entertain questions. Justice Clarence Thomas appeared Tuesday night at the University of Texas at Tyler for a question-and-answer session. The 66-year-old Thomas has...