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The Texas state senator whose 2013 floor filibuster against an abortion bill vaulted her to national prominence is in North Carolina raising money for a political group affiliated with Planned Parenthood. Former Sen. Wendy Davis is delivering the keynote address at three...
Police in the North Texas town of Burleson say a 5-year-old autistic boy was found unconscious in a hot car about an hour after his family called authorities to say he'd gotten out of the house. Burleson police Deputy Chief Chris Havens said the boy's family called police at...
Two children still missing after they were swept away in the flash flooding along the Blanco River in Central Texas nearly three months ago have been the focus of a renewed search. Search teams have converged on three areas now exposed by lower water levels in hopes of finding...
A South Texas prison shut this month is the latest of more than a dozen formerly profitable private prisons in Texas to have failed. And records from a bond research firm examined by the San Antonio Express-News ( http://bit.ly/1V2va5t ) show at least seven of lockups are in...
Some Texas and national roadways will get new guardrails after testing at Texas A&M University found a specially-made reinforced concrete barrier works better to protect drivers. The project involves engineers from A&M's Transportation Institute and the Texas Department...
Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz says if elected he would rescind "every single illegal and unconstitutional executive order" signed by President Barack Obama, "rip to shreds" the Iranian nuclear deal, and begin investigating Planned Parenthood - all on his...
A biker rally at the county courthouse in Waco to remember those killed in a May shootout ended early when officers saw a suspicious cooler and suitcase that turned out to contain nothing threatening. About 75 bikers outside the McClennan County Courthouse dispersed Saturday...
GOVERNMENT AND ECONOMICS TEACHER GLEN WHITTEN WAS ARRESTED FOR HAVING AN IMPROPER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AN EDUCATOR AND A STUDENT, INDECENCY WITH A CHILD AND FAILURE TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE. EARLIER THIS WEEK BAND DIRECTOR MICHAEL REDDELL WAS ARRESTED ON A SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGE. A...
Texas investigators are reportedly searching for any clue that could lead them to the missing body of a 25-year-old woman that was stolen from a funeral home last week. San Antonio Police Department spokesman Sgt. Javier Salazar said officers were dispatched to the Mission Park...