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VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Officials and community leaders are this week commemorating 19 individuals who died in what became America's deadliest human smuggling attempt. Tuesday marks the incident's 10th anniversary. More than 70 people who had entered the country illegally from...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors say a former South Texas district attorney and one-time candidate for Congress used the power of his position to profit. Former Cameron County District Attorney Armando Villalobos is set to go on trial Monday in Brownsville to face federal...
EMHOUSE, Texas (AP) - Navarro County authorities say two people have drowned and a 2-year-old was seriously hurt after their 14-foot aluminum boat capsized in a stock pond. Justice of the Peace Connie Hickman tells the Corsicana Daily Sun (http://bit.ly/10GeAiK ) the two...
The Texas House tentatively approved the Michael Morton Act without opposition and without debate Monday, then followed with unanimous approval for a Morton-backed bill extending the statute of limitations on misconduct complaints against prosecutors. With final House approval...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A Texas A&M System audit shows the majority of $28 million in course fees assessed at its flagship university in College Station lacks proper documentation to justify the charges. A review of the audit by The Eagle newspaper of Bryan-College...
Town leaders from West, Texas, and neighboring Abbott were all smiles Monday afternoon as a representative for country music star Willie Nelson gave donated checks totaling more than $120,000. Most of the money was raised at a benefit birthday concert Nelson hosted a few weeks...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Brennan's restaurant in New Orleans is famous for inventing the Bananas Foster dessert, but the eatery is also known for a long-running ownership dispute. The bitter squabble heads to court Monday, when a federal judge is scheduled to hear testimony in a...
It's being called the first music video made in space. In an online video, astronaut Chris Hadfield sings the David Bowie song "Space Oddity" while floating around in zero gravity aboard the International Space Station. The video features shots of a floating guitar that would...
The San Antonio Area Foundation has received a more than $7 million gift from investor philanthropist Mary Jane K. Lewis to be used exclusively for charitable purposes. Lewis died in 2011 and bequeathed the money as a permanent fund for annual grants. Foundation spokesman Joel...