Uncertainty abounds in timing, disbursements of federal reimbursement aid

McALLEN — Although U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, shared new details Friday regarding the $30 million in federal reimbursements to local entities shouldering the...

State lawmakers concerned about migrant conditions

By Lara Korte | The Texas Tribune AUSTIN — Local officials from the Texas-Mexico border, civil rights attorneys and the heads of law enforcement agencies...

Gov. Abbott says state is preparing for storm

NEW ORLEANS — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says officials are gearing up for a storm moving across the Gulf that could evolve into a...

New holding center for migrant children opens

CARRIZO SPRINGS — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government's newest holding center for...

H-E-B to test delivery with self-driving vehicles

Later this year, H-E-B will be putting an autonomous vehicle on the road to test out a new delivery option, the grocery store chain...

Hidalgo, Cameron counties among jurisdictions to receive Stonegarden funds

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday a $15 million award for law enforcement resources to address the “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a...

New trade agreement not likely before fall

After the Trump administration in June said it was expecting to deliver a new North American Free Trade Agreement to Congress for potential passage,...

Migrant child drawings depict jail-like scenes of detention

McALLEN — In one drawing, stick figures sleep on the ground under blankets watched by other figures with hats. Another picture has frowning stick...

Video of ice cream licker prompts police investigation

LUFKIN, Texas — Police in East Texas are searching for a woman suspected of taking a tub of ice cream from a Walmart freezer,...

After legalizing hemp, state to drop hundreds of marijuana cases

AUSTIN — Because of a new state law, prosecutors across Texas have dropped hundreds of low-level marijuana charges and have indicated they won’t pursue...