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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...
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - Authorities in a northern Mexico border state say two sons of a well-known journalism couple have been assassinated. The Chihuahua state prosecutor's office says 21-year-old David Paramo and 23-year-old Alejandro Paramo were followed by gunmen,...
Texas’ vehicle inspection stickers would become a thing of the past under legislation approved unanimously Monday by the state Senate. But there’s a catch: Vehicles still would have to be inspected before they could be registered with the state, and diesel vehicles would, for...
Texas Governor Rick Perry made quite the entrance before delivering his speech at the National Rifle Association convention this weekend, showing off his impressive shooting skills. The NRA is holding its annual convention in the Governor's home state, with more than 70,000...
A former polygamist leader sentenced last year to a decade in prison is to be released on parole next week. Wendell Loy Nielsen was convicted in March 2012 on three counts of bigamy. Texas prison spokesman Jason Clark said Thursday that Nielsen became eligible for parole last...
BP PLC has agreed to finance five Gulf restoration projects in Texas expected to cost a total of $18 million. In a statement issued Thursday, BP said the projects are part of its commitment to provide up to $1 billion in early restoration funding to repair the damage from the...
A four-month investigation by federal and local law enforcement agencies in the Tyler area have resulted in charges against 21 people accused of credit fraud. Nine suspects are in custody so far in the case developed by the FBI, Tyler police and other local police agencies. A...