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RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is scheduled to discuss security and trade matters with local law enforcement and business officials in Rio Grande City. The second-ranking Republican senator's visit Monday comes as Congress grapples with comprehensive...
GALVESTON -- Authorities are investigating a suspicious package that was found by a mailman at an apartment complex in Galveston. Galveston police said a mailman was checking the outgoing mail at the Aston Place Apartments Monday afternoon when he found a suspicious package...
NEW YORK (AP) - New York Sen. Charles Schumer says the ability for making an untraceable and undetectable gun with a 3D printer is "stomach-churning." The senator on Sunday displayed a photo of a plastic gun made by a Texas company using the 3D printer technology. He said the...
A D.C. private school teacher accused of producing child pornography who was captured after a year on the FBI's 10 most-wanted list spent part of his time on the run in Texas, according to a new newspaper account. The Washington Post ( http://wapo.st/10C2ssX ) reports Eric Toth...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Emergency officials say a 9-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a burning home in San Antonio. Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the fire Sunday morning. A medical examiner has identified the victim as Ryan Rios. A spokesman for the...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas has made it through the spring wildfire season without any significant outbreaks. And authorities don't expect the summer season to bring a slew of massive blazes, either. The grasslands and shrubs that fueled the historic wildfires in 2011 haven't...
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - A land surveyor in West Texas has been charged with possessing unregistered firearms after he allegedly also had improvised explosives. A federal judge in Midland has ordered Steven Leonard Prewit to be held without bond pending a detention hearing...
WESLACO, Texas (AP) - A South Texas town of 36,000 is considering spending $1 million for what it hopes would be the largest high school stadium scoreboard screen in Texas and possibly the country. Trustees for the Weslaco Independent School District on the U.S.-Mexico border...
For seven years, Breggett Rideau has pleaded for cameras in the classroom to protect special education students. Her son, Terrence Rideau, can't walk, can't talk and can neither feed nor clothe himself... but he looks forward to horse therapy, which is designed to build his...