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Joe Allbaugh gets piece of pot business

Former FEMA director Joe Allbaugh, who took the reins of Gov.

Cuban immigrants who fled to Central America now crossing border illegally in South Texas

A Catholic Charities shelter in Brownsville said it is helping more and more undocumented immigrants from Cuba. The shelter provides food and clothing to immigrants before sending them on buses to reunite with their families.

Lawyers File Motion To Quash Perry's Indictment

Gov. Rick Perry’s lawyers have filed a second challenge to the governor’s indictment on Monday, asking a judge to dismiss the charges against him on the grounds that the charges are unconstitutional.

"3-Strikes" plan spurs nursing home regulation debate

At a hearing in August to evaluate the state agency responsible for Texas’ elderly residents, State Sen.

$7,500 reward offered for alleged Mexican Mafia gang member

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added John Guevara, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.

Nearly half million dollars of meth seized at Presidio port

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized almost half a million dollars worth of methamphetamine that was concealed in the firewall of a 2002 Chevrolet Malibu Friday afternoon.

Analysis: Agreeing, but less than 100% of the time

Texas Republicans seem preoccupied with purity these days, overrun with people who want to eradicate real and imagined apostates within the party.

In school finance battle, legal fees accumulate

If the Texas school districts that are challenging the constitutionality of the state’s school finance system ultimately prevail in their lawsuit, a result could be billions of dollars in extra funding from the state’s coffers for p

Greg Abbott asks If Wendy Davis book tour illegal

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's campaign manager is requesting a ruling from the Texas Ethics Commission on whether Democratic gubernatorial candidate

It's still summer at Elephant Butte Lake State Park

Labor Day weekend may mark the unofficial end of summer, but at Elephant Butte Lake State Park the weather and water is warm, fishing is great, and fun events are coming up!

Texas mother gets 20 years for starving her children

A mother found guilty of starving her two young children will now spend 20 years behind bars. On Thursday, jurors sentenced Kayela McClintick, 24, who was found guilty on two counts of injury to a child by omission on Wednesday.

Dallas Ranks #7 in Bedbug Infestations

"Good Night, Sleep Tight…" Yeah, yeah, don't let the bedbugs bite. We know the rest of the line. This cute little rhyme is no joke.

Niners capitalize on 4 turnovers in 28-17 win over Cowboys

The San Francisco 49ers have played in 3 straight NFC NFC title games, while the Dallas Cowboys have been 8-8 the past three seasons, and missed the playoffs each time. Today, the disparity was huge...

GM's Mary Barra: New 'Super Cruise' cars will be safer

General Motors' CEO Mary Barra wants to use technology to make driving safer. Barra announced Sunday that GM will roll out a vehicle with a semi-auto pilot mode in "about two years."

"3-Strikes" plan spurs nursing home regulation debate