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San Antonio Independent School District trustees voted 5-2 Monday to keep the track and add a professional-sized soccer field at Alamo Stadium, a decision that would open the door for the Spurs parent company to make it the venue for the minor-league team it wants to start. The...
The threat of almost 60 alleged felons, including two accused of capital murder, being released from jail forced judges and prosecutors to scramble Monday to keep them locked up. A new state law, which went into effect Jan. 1, extends grand jury terms from three months to six...
The U.S. Supreme Court engaged in lively and sometimes divisive oral arguments Monday over Texas redistricting as justices argued with attorneys for the state and minority groups -- and with one another -- over how to resolve congressional and legislative boundaries under the...
At least $46 million in revenue from red-light camera tickets, intended to help fund trauma centers across Texas, instead sits in Austin as lawmakers use it to back certification of a balanced state budget. The Texas Constitution requires a balanced budget of the biennial...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Sunday that he's not giving up on the race for the Republican presidential nomination, comparing himself to the fighters who rode back into the Alamo knowing there would be no reinforcements coming. Perry returned to South Carolina for his first...
Experts say a minor earthquake has shaken the Dallas metropolitan area. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.0 magnitude quake happened at 12:11 a.m. Friday, centered six miles north-northwest of Dallas. No damage or injuries were immediately reported. USGS says it's the second...
A North Carolina soldier who was arrested after a powerful explosive was found in his luggage at a Texas airport could soon learn whether he'll be released from federal custody. Trey Scott Atwater is scheduled to appear in court Friday in Midland. Last weekend, security...
A former computer science teacher in West Texas caught with hundreds of child pornography images faces up to 20 years in prison. Prosecutors in El Paso say 46-year-old Joachim Rudolf Hees (HAYS) remains in custody after pleading guilty Thursday to receipt of child porn...
Authorities say dozens of people are injured, at least four critically, in a pileup of some 50 vehicles in Southeast Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff's Department Deputy Rod Carroll says two cars caught fire but that nobody died in the chain-reaction collisions that started...