31 killed in 2 US shootings, and it could have been worse

Two more people died Monday at a Texas hospital, pushing the death toll from a weekend of mass shootings to 31. It took just 30...

20 dead, more wounded after gunman attacks Texas shoppers

BY CEDAR ATTANASIO, MICHAEL BALSAMO AND DIANA HEIDGERD EL PASO — A gunman armed with a rifle opened fire in an El Paso shopping area...

Fire breaks out at Houston-area Exxon Mobil refinery

BAYTOWN, Texas — A fire burning at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Texas is sending a large plume of smoke into the air, the...

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,...