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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Statewide News

El Pasoan charged in fatal New Mexico DWI crash

New Mexico State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash on I-25 near Truth or Consequences early on Wednesday morning.

Texas woman gets 18 years for ricin letters sent to Obama

A 35-year-old New Boston, Texas woman has been sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on a biological weapons charge in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M.

8 unattended bodies found at Texas funeral home

Texas police are investigating after a morbid discovery. They found eight bodies -- one of them of a baby -- in a funeral home that had been forced to close.

Summer activities abound at Conchas Lake State Park

Water levels are up and activities abound this summer at Conchas Lake State Park! Due to rainfall and good conditions, all boat ramps and campgrounds are open and operational.

Charter approval in crosshairs at SBOE meeting

After the approval of an Arizona-based charter school’s expansion into the Dallas area, the role of the state’s education chief in the charter school application process is under scrutiny.

Transparency committee to question UT System officials

 

Albuquerque 5-year-old shoots gun

During an arrest on Monday a 5-year-old fired one round of a gun he found behind a bench in his father's front yard.

Border Patrol seeing increase in 'fake families'

The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border may be triggering yet another problem for Border Patrol agents--fake family units.

Texas man violently kills girlfriend in front of her 4 children

A Texas man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend several times, then throwing her off a balcony-- all in front of her four young children. The victim died later at the hospital, and the boyfriend is now in jail being held without bond.

Reporter Jose Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, detained at McAllen airport

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at a Texas airport Tuesday morning, his spokesman said.

Shoppers smash window to save 2 kids inside hot car while mother got a haircut

Some brave shoppers jump into action, smashing open a car, after spotting children inside. It happened Monday in Katy, Texas as temperatures hovered above 90 degrees and as Rucks Russell shows us, the rescue was caught on camera.

Texas utilities preparing for new EPA regulations

 

Deadline to enroll in Texas Tuition Program quickly approaching

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities.

Letter details scope of UT admissions investigation

     

First group of Hondurans deported from new U.S. facility

The first group of Central Americans deported under stepped up U.S. efforts to crack down on illegal immigration arrived in Honduras on Monday.