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MIAMI (AP) - Two national Latino organizations are kicking off a massive voter registration campaign ahead of the 2014 elections. National Council of La Raza and Mi Familia Vota Education Fund are set to announce the campaign Thursday to register more than 250,000 voters. In...
ARGYLE, Texas (AP) - A North Texas school district has decided to arm some of its employees with firearms and authorize them to use force if necessary to protect students. The Denton Record-Chronicle reports the Argyle school board has adopted a policy to arms some employees on...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is launching a pilot program at four Texas border crossings and one Florida port of entry to boost staffing and cut crossing times. Under the program, CBP will accept funds from local governments or private entities to...
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Leaders of a Dallas-area city have voted to ban smoking in most public places amid health concerns. The Grand Prairie City Council on Tuesday night approved the ordinance. Mayor Ron Jensen says officials needed to get smoking out of restaurants. A...
KINGWOOD, Texas (AP) - Investigators are looking for a woman who allegedly robbed the same Houston-area bank twice this month and said "I'm back" during the latest heist. The FBI says Woodforest National Bank in Kingwood was robbed again Tuesday afternoon. Agents are looking for...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that asks whether a victim of child pornography can seek millions of dollars from a defendant who had just two images of her on his computer. The woman known only as Amy is trying to persuade the justices in...
HOUSTON (AP) - A former Houston-area teacher has been sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to of having sex with a 15-year-old student she was tutoring. Kathryn Camille Murray was sentenced in Houston on Tuesday after pleading guilty last week to two counts of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Harris County has dropped its call for a preliminary injunction to keep a man from serving as an elected official, despite accusations that he misrepresented his race to voters and doesn't live in his district. Assistant Harris County Attorney Robert Soard said...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities say a 28-year-old West Texas juvenile probation officer is under arrest on sex trafficking charges. In a statement released Tuesday, the federal prosecutors say 28-year-old Timothy McCullouch Jr., a juvenile probations officer in El Paso...