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As dozens of cars led the way to Laurel Land Cemetery, where Jeremy McMillian was buried Friday afternoon, the sun's rays lit up an overcast day, reflecting the mood of the friends and family grieving their loss and celebrating his life. "God don't make no mistakes," McMillian's...
A soldier serving in Iraq lost his Frisco home to foreclosure over late homeowners association dues, renewing a debate over the power of HOAs in Texas. The case, which has boiled over to involve federal judge, a publicist and death threats, began when Michael and May Clauer lost...
When Bill White became state Democratic chairman nearly 15 years ago, he predicted that the party's worst days were over and that momentum "is definitely on our side." He was wrong. The Democratic Party was in political free fall when White took over after Republican George W...
The presidential commission investigating offshore drilling safety and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill came under fresh fire Thursday with Republicans accusing President Barack Obama of stacking it with environmental activists. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., charged the Obama...
To celebrate the reopening of local waterways to recreation a day earlier than planned, New Braunfels and Comal County officials and residents plunged into the refreshing waters of the Comal River on Thursday. At 10 a.m., the Comal and Guadalupe rivers reopened in the city,...
The Daughters of the Republic of Texas released the name Thursday of an Austin engineer who said the Alamo chapel appears safe, despite cracks and leaks in its roof. “I have personally walked on the top of the length and width of the vaulted roof and detected no indication of...
Police Chief Keith Humphrey said Wednesday that his officers "did everything they were supposed to do" when they chose not to arrest the Dallas police chief's son, David Brown Jr., in the hours before he snapped, murdering an innocent young father and a Lancaster officer. "There...
Texas Democrats have staked out political ground that trumpets their beliefs and will ignite supporters at the party's state convention this week – protecting the rights of eligible citizens to vote. The only problem – especially for a political party that hasn't won a statewide...
Immigration officials are reviewing whether a 19-year-old man deported last week from South Texas is actually a U.S. citizen born in Houston. Luis Alberto Delgado said he and his older brother were stopped last Thursday by a Jim Wells County Sheriff captain, who called the U.S...