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Statewide News

Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard Troops

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Texas cities pushing back on Border surge

City Councilwoman Heidi Thiess of League City swung into action shortly after she saw media reports of Central American children sleeping in cramped detention centers along the Texas-Mexico border.

A woman in TX says she was shot in her head over her cell phone

A Texas woman is recovering after being shot in the head by a would be thief. She tells Drew Karedes she was taking out the trash, when a man with a gun demanded her cell phone, which she refused to give up.

Four plead guilty in Houston to sex trafficking, harboring and money laundering

Four people entered guilty pleas Thursday to conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens relating to their roles in a sex trafficking, harboring and money laundering organization, announced U.S.

Albuquerque teens charged in homeless murders

Albuquerque, New Mexico police have arrested three teens in the murder of two homeless men sleeping in a field on the city's west side.

El Paso sees rise in Medicaid/CHIP signups

It has been nine months since the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

Feeling "invisible," black residents leave Austin

When Austinite Natalie Madeira Cofield walks among the local boutiques and cafes in her South Congress Avenue neighborhood, she likes to take note of the other African-Americans she sees.

19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

(CNN) -- Nineteen inmates were injured when a roof of a private prison collapsed Saturday near Lufkin, Texas, fire officials said.

Man pleads guilty in death of 3 year-old girl

A 31-year-old southeastern New Mexican man will serve life in prison after pleading guilty in the fatal beating of a 3-year-old girl whom he punished for soiling her pants.

Feeling "invisible," black residents leave Austin

 

Siblings reunited in Texas after half a century apart

After more than 53 years, a Cleveland man was reunited with his sister Wednesday thanks to a Facebook connection and a lot of hard work from his wife. Nelda Konieczny has worked for months to reunite the siblings.

Reward $5,000 for Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitive from Dallas

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Israel Aguirre, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Lost in a pressing crisis: perpetual immigration issues

After reports in March of three undocumented Honduran migrants being assaulted by a Border Patrol agent, who was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot, immigration activists decided to form a group to determine whether migrants were be

Texas man accused of lumber attack, forcing child to ingest meth

An East Texas man was arrested over the weekend after police learned he allegedly attacked several people with a piece of lumber and forced a child to ingest methamphetamine.