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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:28pm

Statewide News

Advocates for disabled: end Texas' "institutional bias"

 

Border crisis: First hand look

As the number of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border soars the Obama administration is increasing its warnings to Central American families not to send their children on the treacherous journey.

$3,000 reward offered for Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Clemente Davila, 27, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Grand opening for new reptile exhibit at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park (LDZG) is hosting the grand opening for its new, $1.23 million, state-of-the-art Reptile Exhibit on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

Agents want more time with Texas college athletes

 

Texas worker safety hotline falters

    * Editor's note: This story has been updated with a statement from the Division of Workers' Compensation.

NM: Parents arrested after toddler swallows meth

Police arrested two New Mexico parents after a tipster told them the couple's baby might have consumed illegal drugs.

WARNING GRAPHIC FOOTAGE: FBI investigates Albuquerque PD for high rate of killings with no prosecutions

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

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.