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Three Ft. Hood soldiers have been arrested in an ongoing investigation related to the transporting and harboring of illegal aliens, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Special Agent in Charge Janice Ayala of Homeland Security Investigations in San Antonio. “HSI...
Texas Film Commission Director Heather Page spoke at an Alliance Austin meeting of filmmakers and says that the state's film industry is doing well but there's a big need for more film crews to keep pace with the growing demand of movies and commercials being produced here. Page...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- The only remaining abortion clinic in Texas west of San Antonio has closed following days of confusion over the interpretation of a federal court ruling. The ruling last week by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowed Texas to enforce tough...
A Brownsville man is out of prison after spending nine years locked up for a crime he didn't commit. Manuel Velez was sent to death row for the murder of his then girlfriend's one-year-old child. Brian Stull with the ACLU says Velez was about 1,000 miles away at a construction...
A Temple couple who stole more than 50,000 pieces of mail from 80 cities across Texas are headed to federal prison. Assistant U.S. Attorney Greg Gloff says Charles Hattenback was given 81 months in prison, and his girlfriend Kathryn Hubbert got four years for their scheme. He...
State lawmakers want a study to determine whether or not to keep the Texas Lottery. Robert Kohler wants it gone. He worked for the lottery from its beginning in 1992 to 2003, and now he's with a Texas anti-gambling group. He says scratch-off tickets account for up to 80% of...
The death of Ebola victim Thomas Duncan in Dallas brings with it many questions. Duncan's fiancee, Louise Troh, was said to have reacted with sadness and shock. According to her Pastor, George Mason, she was asking questions about how the hospital handled Duncan, initially...
Texas Senator Ted Cruz said Tuesday he will follow through with a promise to push federal legislation to protect state laws that define marriage. This comes after this week's U.S. Supreme Court decision to let stand rulings that struck down same-sex marriage bans in five states...
Two people accused of beating a man to death with baseball bats while three children sat in another room were arrested late Monday night after a body was discovered in their North Side home. Candie Dominguez, 35, and Daniel Moreno Lopez, 28, were both charged with murder for...