Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings

JIM VERTUNO | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN — Texas moved a big step closer to arming more teachers and school personnel as a way to...

Texas man gets 45-year prison term for abduction of 2 girls

AUSTIN — A Central Texas man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to 45 years in federal...

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture

CORPUS CHRISTI — A Houston-area man must serve nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were...

Texas ‘Chick-fil-A’ bill blasted by LGBT lawmakers advances

AUSTIN — A bill pushed by Texas Republicans after the city of San Antonio blocked a proposed Chick-fil-A airport location had advanced over sometimes...

UPDATE: Teen who died at Weslaco Border Patrol station identified

Updated at 3:54 p.m. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials confirmed the death of a 16-year-old Guatemalan national who died Monday at its Weslaco station,...

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead

DALLAS — A 23-year-old transgender woman seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people was found dead...

Most popular baby names in Texas for 2018

The Social Security Administration Thursday announced the most popular baby names in Texas for 2018. Liam and Emma topped the list. Below you will find...

Rep. Cuellar: 165 of 300 CBP officers back to respective ports

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, said 165 of the 300 U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers who were re-assigned from their Laredo field office...

Migrant child dies in US custody; 4th since December

HOUSTON — A Guatemalan official says a 2 1/2-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have...

Photos capture near-drowning of migrants on US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas — New photos capture the dramatic rescue of a 7-year-old boy from Honduras who nearly drowned in the river separating the...