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A wounded migrant stumbled into a military checkpoint and led Mexican marines to a gruesome scene, what may be the biggest massacre in Mexico's bloody drug war: a room strewn with the bodies of 72 of his fellow travelers, some piled on top of one another, just 100 miles from the...
The blowout preventer on BP's failed Macondo well had hydraulic leaks, was modified without documentation and didn't comply with federal regulations, but that doesn't mean it caused the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster, according to testimony in government hearing Wednesday...
Army Pfc. Benjamen Chisholm's family celebrated his life and mourned his death Wednesday, recalling him as a free spirit and their go-to guy. "He was always so energetic and happy, no matter what,” nephew Julian Frolov said of Chisholm, 24, who died in Afghanistan with a fellow...
A new school year doesn't guarantee a fresh start, as some area students discovered Monday. More than 2,000 students couldn't attend their first day of class because they didn't have updated immunization records. Others spent the morning in schools with no electricity. Families...
State Rep. David Leibowitz said Monday that he plans to ask for a new hearing on a $5.5 million judgment against him involving a soured loan agreement. In a case involving conflicting rulings in two states, the Texas Supreme Court has affirmed a Fourth Court of Appeals opinion...
The Better Business Bureau said Monday that more than half of the complaints it received against Texas dog breeders in the last three years couldn't be resolved, probably because they were linked to shady breeders who operate with little or no regulation. The BBB also reported...
An 18-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for running over a woman with his mother's Suburban last year and driving away. A Tarrant County jury deliberated just over an hour before recommending that Sacorey Williams be sentenced to 10 years in prison for...
The Dobie movie theatre on Guadalupe played its last film Sunday night. "The Dobie Theatre is definitely an Austin institution," said manager Nick Bernal. The move may be a sign of the economy. Not as many students or other movie-goers had been coming to the theatre recently,...
We take you through never before seen rooms at Austin's new uber luxury W Hotel and Residences. Portions of it are set to open December 9th. Towering high above Austin is hotel and living luxury like Austin has never seen. It's the famous "W" brand set to open this December...