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Corruption case casts shadow over Hidalgo County race

 Hidalgo County voters will elect a new top lawman this November, replacing a former sheriff who was

West Texas solar plant comes online

Less than eight months after breaking ground, the company constructing one of the state’s largest solar plants says it has begun harnessing West Texas&rs

Texas girl trapped in a washing machine

A 5-year-old girl remained in the hospital Wednesday, recovering from injuries sustained after getting stuck inside an operating washing machine Tuesday night in Pasadena, Texas.

Bodies found in Texas garage

Texas authorities say foul odor alerted neighbors to "bloody scene" inside garage of home near Houston. Harris County deputies found the bodies of a man and woman in that garage around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

New Mexico sees drop in overdose death rate

The drug overdose death rate in New Mexico has fallen 16 percent in two years, according to the state's Dept. of Health.

Report: Texas Loses Bid For Tesla "Gigafactory"

After a monthslong competition, Texas has lost out on Tesla Motors' $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant, according to a news report.

Alamogordo man accused of beating 3-year-old

Alamogordo Police have arrested a man they allege beat a 3-year-old child on September 1, 2014.

Battle over abortion law heads to Federal Appeals Court

Texas abortion providers’ next hurdle in their legal fight against strict abortion regulations is set for next week in a hearing scheduled for federal court.

Conjoined twins set for surgery

A pair of conjoined twins born earlier this year at Houston's Texas Children's Pavilion for Women will soon be separated.

A tale of 2 water districts: 1 aquifer, 2 strategies


ERCOT: Grid Should Meet Upcoming Electricity Demands

Texas should have more than enough electricity to keep its lights on this fall and winter, the operator of the grid covering most of the sta

'Black girls' receipt causes stir

Social media is buzzing over what a server at Bubba's Bar & Grill in Houston, Texas wrote on a receipt.

Albuquerque baby snatched, father stabbed

An Albuquerque, New Mexico man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing a man to death after snatching his infant son.

A tale of 2 water districts: 1 aquifer, 2 strategies

A decade ago, prospective water marketers easily secured the rights to pump more than 20 billion gallons of water annually from the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer in Central Texas’ Burleson County.

Testimony Begins in Trial Over Texas Voter ID Law

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