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Statewide News

AMBER ALERT DISCONTINUED: 13-year-old girl missing out of DeWitt Co.

UPDATE: The Amber Alert for 13-year-old Phoebe Nichole Hughes has been discontinued as of 11:30 a.m. MST according to DPS. We will bring you more information if it becomes available. EARLIER:

Black bear activity increasing on Gila National Forest

Due to the continuing hot and dry conditions that the Gila National Forest is experiencing, black bear activity is on the rise.

After fire, a small Texas town's future is uncertain

A month after a fire roared through this Panhandle town, all that remains of Sam Jones’ house is its concrete foundation, a row of charred pine trees and the underground storm shelter where he now lives.

Analysis: Pay for mental health care or pay the jailer

The sheriff of the state’s largest county is peeved with the Texas Department of State Health Services, the agency that runs the state’s mental health hospitals.

Video shows Albuquerque police killing homeless man

Albuquerque police shot a homeless man in the back and killed him, and it was all caught on gruesome detail in a police video.

Texas among nation's worst water polluters

 

Texas to spend $1.3 million a week for more security along border

Undocumented immigrants from several countries in Central America, many of them children, continue to arrive in the Rio Grande Valley in droves.

Texan claims apartment manager called US flag threat to Muslim community

A Texas man is fighting to keep his American flag hanging from his balcony. He said his apartment manager told him the flag was a threat to the Muslim community and he has to take it down.

Texas parents find access to Medicaid without expansion

Texas' Republican leadership made sure the state didn't expand its Medicaid program to poor, uninsured adults — an optional provision of the Affordable Care Act.

State's leadership instructs DPS to increase patrols on Border

The Texas Department of Public Safety has been instructed to immediately increase its efforts to secure the Texas-Mexico border with a $1.3 million-per-week operation, the offices of Texas House Speaker

A look inside undocumented children holding facility

Inside the Fort Brown Border Patrol Station in Brownsville, is a maze of hallways that leads to a circular room with concrete floor to ceiling and the smell of a bad hand sanitizer.

33-year-old Las Cruces man drowns at Elephant Butte

New Mexico State Parks spokesperson Beth Wojahn has confirmed that 33-year-old Jerry Navarro, of Las Cruces died of an apparent drowning at Elephant Butte on Monday.

Vet to VA: 'I'm not dead'

Every month for the past seven years, Joe Morris, a U.S. Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq, has been receiving a service-connected disability check from the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Texas Republican Party releases 2014 party platform

Nearly two weeks after the Republican Party of Texas adopted its 2014 platform, the party has released it in full.

Ex-Cowboy Marion Barber Taken to Hospital for 'Psychological Evaluation'

 Looks like ex-Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber has run into problems.