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‘Superhuman’ AI Crushes Poker Pros at Six-Player Texas Hold'em

Computer scientists have developed a card-playing bot, called Pluribus, capable of defeating some of the world’s best players at six-person no-limit Texas hold’em poker, in what’s considered...

‘Superhuman’ AI Crushes Poker Pros at Six-Player Texas Hold'em

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Facebook’s ‘superhuman’ AI becomes first to defeat pros in six-player poker An artificial intelligence bot developed by Facebook defeated professionals in six-player Hold'em, marking the first time AI has beaten human experts in a complex game with more than two players or teams....
2019-07-12 23:45

'Superhuman' Poker-Playing Computer Program Beats Professionals Like chess, checkers, Go and other games, the most popular form of poker has now been mastered by the cold, heartless machinations of a computer program....
2019-07-12 12:15

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best professional players in one-on-one competition, Facebook claims it's the first time a bot has b...
2019-07-12 00:30

AI beats professionals at six-player Texas Hold ’Em poker For the first time, an AI has won six-player, no-limit Texas Hold ’Em, beating professional poker players who each have more than $1 million in winnings...
2019-07-11 22:30

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ’em This video shows sample hands from Pluribus' experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribus' strategy. Courtesy of Carnegie-Mellon University. Poker-playing AIs typically perform well again...
2019-07-12 00:15

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold’em Tournament (Bloomberg)— Facebook Inc. doesn’t just own the world’s largest social network — it may also own the world’s best poker player. A new artificial intelligence program the company built with Carnegie Mellon University call...
2019-07-12 01:15

NCT 127 is "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, K-pop group NCT 127 hasn’t wasted any time releasing their fourth mini album, We Are Superhuman (whi...
2019-05-25 02:15

Superhuman says it will disable read receipts after complaints Following controversy over its use of tracking pixels that enabled users to see when and where recipients opened their emails, email startup Superhuman is making changes to its service to better protect user privacy and safety.According to the compan...
2019-07-04 23:15

Superhuman offers users a shortcut to empty inbox nirvana The Silicon Valley startup makes bold claims for its slick technology that aims to rid people of torrents of unread emailsIn many ways, Superhuman is your archetypal Silicon Valley darling. It was founded by a brilliant Cambridge graduate who sold hi...
2019-07-12 08:30

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to pay $30 per month for its service. Since then, a blog post by Mike Davidson dived into what that money...
2019-07-04 03:45

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violatin...
2019-07-04 12:30

Behold, the man who crushes his nuts while crossing his legs Great comedy can rely on extraordinary wit, cutting satire, or elaborately choreographed slapstick. People spend their entire lives devoted to this craft, working tirelessly to perfect the nearly ineffable art of making others laugh....
2019-06-17 22:30

Now there’s a nasal spray that rapidly crushes depression Depression affects the lives of a great many people and, while there are plenty of options on the table as far as treatment, many are slow-acting and take days or even weeks before a person feels the benefits. On top of that, a large percentage of pe...
2019-05-22 05:30

Advisors need to know the pros and cons of annuities Annuities are a long-term play for both the client and the advisor. Think about these key considerations when you recommend a fixed, variable or indexed annuity to an investor....
2019-05-21 21:30

Box Office: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Crushes 'Crawl,' 'Stuber' LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home" claimed victory again during its second weekend in theaters, dominating over new releases, Paramount's gator thriller "Crawl" and Disney's R-rated comedy "Stuber."...
2019-07-14 19:15

| Serena picks up steam, crushes Japanese qualifier Serena Williams put her nervy start to the French Open behind her by thrashing Kurumi Nara to step up her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title....
2019-05-30 17:45

Advice to young pros in this brutal business Get what you can out of the sport, writes manager and trainer Mark Massow in his advice to young pros The post Advice to young pros in this brutal business appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-27 22:30

Brad Calipari Enrolls In Transfer Portal, Crushes Our Dreams LEXINGTON, Ky. (247/LEX 18) – Everybody’s favorite UK player, Brad Calipari, has entered the transfer portal, 24/7 Sports reports. In his freshman and sophomore season, the 6’0 walk-on guard averaged between 13.2 and 14.3 points res...
2019-05-30 16:30

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. crushes go-ahead bomb vs. Yankees Toronto Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. crushed his seventh home run of the season, hitting a go-ahead three-run shot in a win against the New York Yankees....
2019-06-06 18:15

Italy on verge of last 16 as Cristiana Girelli hat-trick crushes Jamaica Cristiana Girelli scored a hat-trick and the substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as Italy thrashed Jamaica 5-0 which virtually guaranteed qualification for the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup.Back in the tournament after a 20-year absence, the Azzu...
2019-06-15 02:30

Chef League challenges you to improvise recipes like the pros Chef League is a game that teaches you about flavors. Made by a Harvard professor, it is a new kind of game that could be appealing to different audiences.Read More...
2019-06-01 12:45

Apple recalls some MacBook Pros because of overheating batteries Apple issued a recall for certain models of its popular MacBook Pro laptop after it became aware of issues that its battery could overheat and "pose a safety risk."...
2019-06-21 05:45

Security pros divided over NSA’s responsibility for Baltimore hack The National Security Agency came under fire after a report detailed how hackers who locked up Baltimore’s computer networks for the past two weeks relied partly on a leaked NSA hacking tool....
2019-05-28 15:00

Pete Alonso crushes Mets’ rookie home run record in style Another record down for Pete Alonso. And there are plenty left to be shattered. The Amazin’ first baseman launched his 27th home run of the season to center field in the fourth inning of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Cubs. The 454 ft....
2019-06-24 00:00

Watch: Chris Herrmann crushes grand slam in first game with Athletics Chris Herrmann had just one hit in his Oakland Athletics debut, but it happened to be a go-ahead grand slam in an 8-6 win against the Minnesota Twins....
2019-07-03 19:30

Rankings change to help tennis pros at lower, junior levels ROEHAMPTON, England (AP) — Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments. The agreement announced Thursday by th...
2019-05-24 05:30

Apple recalls older MacBook Pros for risk of overheating Apple issued a voluntary recall for a "limited number" of older 15-inch MacBook Pros. According to the company, the laptops contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. The recall "primarily" affects 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between S...
2019-06-21 04:45

Hannity crushes Maddow as Fox News tops MSNBC, CNN for 70th straight quarter Fox News has been the most-watched cable news network for 70 consecutive quarters after finishing the second quarter of 2019 ahead of MSNBC and struggling CNN in both total day and primetime viewers -- as Sean Hannity crushed Rachel Maddow's show in ...
2019-07-03 00:30

UCLA crushes Oklahoma in Game 1 of Women's College World Series UCLA batters hit four homers and scored 16 runs on No. 1 Oklahoma as the Bruins routed the Sooners 16-3 to take a 1-0 lead in the WCWS.        ...
2019-06-04 10:15

Novak Djokovic crushes Goffin to make ninth Wimbledon semi-final • Defending champion far too strong for Belgian opponent• Djokovic beats David Goffin convincingly 6-4, 6-0, 6-2Novak Djokovic won 10 games in a row in a quarter-final rout of David Goffin at Wimbledon. The defending champion was an early break down ...
2019-07-10 17:15

Microsoft gives IT pros the signal to start testing Chromium-based Edge Microsoft has yet to release the promised 'beta' channel for its Chromium-based Edge browser, but it's now telling IT pros the Dev channel is ready for them to start testing it....
2019-07-11 22:15

Call of Duty Pros Agree To Ditch Their Cosmetics To Avoid A Major Bug Days before a major Black Ops 4 event, Call of Duty pro players are agreeing to ditch their cosmetic items in order to avoid a bug that could affect the outcome of matches....
2019-07-16 04:30

Women's World Cup: Germany show pros and cons of youth in scrappy win Two of Germany's youngest players proved pivotal in their opening 2019 World Cup game against China. They helped Germany get the win, but many questions still remain about how far this Germany team can go....
2019-06-08 20:30

Body of Texas Police Chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
2019-06-09 20:30

Tennis pros bust out insane soccer skills in Wimbledon warm-up match The cross-sports spectacular unfolded during the second round of the Noventi Open in an all-French affair between Benoit Paire and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga....
2019-06-19 02:45

Apple offers free repairs for 2016 MacBook Pros with faulty backlights Apple isn't just trying to fix the MacBook Pro's keyboard. The company has launched a repair program that offers free fixes for 2016 13-inch MacBook Pros affected by an issue with flex cable stress (aka "Flexgate") that produces a stage li...
2019-05-22 02:45

Apple recalled a limited number of older MacBook Pros due to overheating batteries If you’re the proud owner of a 15-inch MacBook Pro that you bought anywhere between September 2015 and February 2017, then you might want to check if you qualify for a free battery replacement. Apple has just recalled a limited number of older ...
2019-06-21 14:30

The magistrate’s poker face What, exactly, was the Supreme Court going for? Like a good poker player, it’s impossible to read its cards. Was it a misstep, as most media outlets suggest? Or was it a message? Did they decide to step back in the face of pressure?...
2019-05-21 14:38

Apple Launches Recall Program Because Some MacBook Pros 'May Pose A Fire Safety Risk' Facing overheating batteries that “may pose a fire safety risk,” Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program on Thursday for the 15-inch 2015 MacBook Pro with Retina Display.Read more......
2019-06-20 21:45

For U.S. presidents, poker is a main event We are in the midst of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, with the world championship $10,000 buy-in Main Event beginning July 3, and in its 50th year this annual festival dwarfs the World Series......
2019-06-17 04:45

Computers Can Now Bluff Like a Poker Champ. Better, Actually. A new artificial intelligence program called Pluribus is so advanced at a key human skill—deception—that it wiped out five human poker players with one lousy hand. ‘Hopeless.’...
2019-07-12 02:00

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis laments batting display as New Zealand defeat crushes World Cup hopes South Africa captain Faf du Plessis was once again left ruing a poor batting performance as defeat against New Zealand all but ended his side's World Cup dream....
2019-06-20 05:45

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read More...
2019-07-12 00:45

Eoin Morgan hails 'superhuman' England star Ben Stokes and urges young cricket fans to follow his lead Eoin Morgan has paid tribute to World Cup final man of the match Ben Stokes, claiming he is the England player young cricket fans should grow up wanting to emulate....
2019-07-15 03:15

The scrappy, seedy origins of the World Series of Poker Tonight at 9, three people will sit around a casino poker table and gamble for $10 million. It marks the culmination of the 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event, the richest and most democratic competition on the planet. Earlier this month, 8,569 pe...
2019-07-16 16:30

My poker face: AI wins multiplayer game for first time Pluribus wins 12-day session of Texas hold’em against some of the world’s best human players Rack up another win for the machines. An artificial intelligence called Pluribus has emerged victorious from a marathon 12-day poker session during which it ...
2019-07-11 20:45

All in for riches: World Series of Poker marks 50th run Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer and having considerable bragging rights. They all want to win at the World Series of Poker. The tournament is m...
2019-06-28 11:45

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoret...
2019-07-11 23:45

Lady Gaga Maintains Poker Face After Nearly Falling During Performance Lady Gaga is proving her prowess as a performer. The singer maintained her "Poker Face" during a recent performance in Las Vegas, where the 33-year-old singer nearly fell from a......
2019-06-01 04:30

Miscounted Chips Lead To World Series Of Poker Drama The World Series of Poker, the favorite sporting event of kids who are home all day for summer break and can’t find anything good to watch, is currently underway, and folks, we got some drama....
2019-07-15 22:15

'Jeopardy!' superstar testing his gambling skills in the World Series of Poker Jeopardy superstar James Holzhauer may have put down the buzzer, but he's picking up his chips and heading to Las Vegas to participate in the World Series of Poker on Monday....
2019-06-23 23:45

Ex-Patriots star Richard Seymour makes $60K at World Series of Poker Richard Seymour is out of the World Series of Poker. Or, more interestingly put, Richard Seymour was in the World Series of Poker — and it turns out, played pretty well. The former Patriots defensive tackle finished in 131st place out of 8,569 ...
2019-07-11 18:45

Tiger Woods loses poker duel to Russell Westbrook in worst way Tigers Woods’ good fortune appears to be running thin. Since winning the Masters for his 15th major title in April, he failed to make the cut at the PGA Championship two weeks ago and recently lost a high-stakes poker bet to Oklahoma Thunder star Rus...
2019-05-27 07:45

Hossein Ensan sees off 8,568 rivals to claim $10m at World Series of Poker German player wins after 11-day competition in Las Vegas55-year-old is first non-US champion since 2014Germany’s Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy’s Dario Sammartino and Canada’s Alex Livingston to claim the $10m title early on Wednesday at the 50th Worl...
2019-07-18 01:15

'Poker Brat' is born: 30 years later, inside Phil Hellmuth's stunning arrival Thirty years ago, a 24-year-old from Wisconsin dethroned two-time defending World Series of Poker main event champion Johnny Chan. This is the story of how the world found out about Phil Hellmuth....
2019-07-03 01:45

Popular Russian poker player dies in freak hair dryer accident A Russian poker star was killed when she accidentally electrocuted herself with a hair dryer while taking a bath. Lilya Novikova — who was known as Lia on the online poker circuit — was found dead on Tuesday in the bathroom of her Moscow apartment wh...
2019-06-14 16:45

German poker pro Hossein Esnan wins World Series main event In a high-stakes head-to-head between two European rivals, Hossein Esnan has come out victorious with the $10 million grand prize in Las Vegas. He said if it weren't for good cards and a bit of luck, he'd be runner-up....
2019-07-18 03:15

2019 World Series of Poker preview: Past highlights, new events, storylines to know The 2019 World Series of Poker hits its 50th year with the start of play on Wednesday. Here are the moments that have defined the WSOP, as well as a comprehensive preview of this year's event....
2019-05-28 21:01

Poker Bots, Earthquake Scars, and What to See at SDCC 2019: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week 2019 Comic-Con International: San Diego is coming this week, which means our team will be on the ground, providing you with on-the-scene coverage of pop culture and fandom as well as hoping our fellow attendees please, please exercise some acceptable...
2019-07-15 07:30

Russian online poker star killed in reported hair dryer accident at home A Russian online poker star was discovered dead in her Moscow home last week after electrocuting herself while using a hairdryer during a bath, according to local media....
2019-06-16 19:45

Three-time Super Bowl champion Richard Seymour cleans up at World Series of Poker Three-time Super Bowl champion defensive lineman Richard Seymour earned millions in his playing career between the New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders but got a little bit richer this week....
2019-07-12 23:45

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
2019-07-17 17:15

'Jeopardy!' phenom James Holzhauer is playing in the World Series of Poker James Holzhauer, who captivated the nation with his "Jeopardy!" run, is entering two World Series of Poker events this summer.       ...
2019-06-23 07:30

'Godzilla' crushes competitors with $49M, but Elton John's 'Rocketman,' 'Ma' found their fans The new 'Godzilla' underperformed, opening with half the $93 million debut of the 2014 predecessor. Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' fell to second.        ...
2019-06-02 19:45

Texas Tech going to 4th CWS after 8-6 win over Oklahoma St LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kurt Wilson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and Texas Tech beat Oklahoma State 8-6 in an NCAA Super Regional finale Sunday, earning the Red Raiders their fourth College World Series berth in six seasons....
2019-06-10 08:30

Texas gator stabbed (KPRC) Residents of Sugar Land, Texas are worried about an alligator, not because of the dangers of the reptile itself, but because of what someone did to it. The gator is in Pumpkin Lake, which backs up to Cullinan Park, and neighbors said they̵...
2019-06-15 07:15

Texas says 10-win season not enough to be 'back' in Big 12 Tom Herman knows that Texas is probably a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season that included making the Big 12 championship game and a Sugar Bowl victory....
2019-07-17 13:45

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot...
2019-05-21 16:30

FBI: Man who shot at Texas courthouse dies A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers, witnesses and authorities said. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17 23:30

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-30 12:45

GM investing $20M in Texas plant for next-gen SUVs The investment adds to roughly $1.4 billion GM has invested in the facility for the next-gen SUVs since 2015, including construction of a new paint shop....
2019-06-27 22:45

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunda...
2019-05-27 08:30

Searchers going to Arkansas to look for missing Texas girl HOUSTON (AP) — Texas-based searchers are headed to Arkansas to help look for a missing 4-year-old Houston girl after a community activist said the man arrested in connection with her disappearance confessed he disposed of her body there. Tim Miller, ...
2019-05-31 23:45

The Latest: IndyCar race in Texas has 1st caution on Lap 135 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The IndyCar race in Texas finally had its first caution on Lap 135 after Zach Veach spun out on the backstretch. Veach started to lose control entering the ...
2019-06-09 04:15

Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M’s athletic director. Bjork, who is the athletic director at Mississippi, will take over for Scott Woodward, who left for the same job at LSU last month. Bjork won’t star...
2019-05-24 06:45

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 ...
2019-06-18 03:30

Texas Tech’s 4-1 CWS win sends FSU’s Martin into retirement OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brian Klein hit the tiebreaking home run for Texas Tech, and the Red Raiders beat Florida State 4-1 at the College World Series on Wednesday night to close the 40-year coaching career of NCAA all-time wins leader Mike Martin. Klein...
2019-06-20 09:15

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
2019-05-24 12:30

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
2019-05-22 10:45

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
2019-06-01 08:45

Texas man at large after skipping end of his murder trial DALLAS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old Texas man who went on the run the night before a jury found him guilty of murder. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office say Rene Adrian Carrillo cut off his ankle monitor Wednesda...
2019-06-29 03:45

Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-28 08:15

Correction: Killing By Police-Texas story DALLAS (AP) — In a story June 19 about the fatal shooting of a vehicle theft suspect by a Farmers Branch police officer, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the officer was off-duty. He was on-duty. A corrected version of the story is belo...
2019-06-27 23:00

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
2019-06-06 00:45

10 killed when plane crashes on takeoff in Texas All ten people on board were killed when a small airplane struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday, veered to the left and plunged into a hangar, local authorities and witnesses said. (July 1)    &...
2019-07-01 11:15

US: Plane crash in Texas leaves 10 dead The small private plane crashed into a hangar during taking off, killing 10 people. Authorities are investigating the causes of the crash, which took place in a suburb of the city of Dallas....
2019-07-01 12:00

10 killed in plane crash at Texas airport Ten people were killed when an airplane crashed into a hangar and burst into flames shortly after takeoff at a Texas airport, according to officials....
2019-07-01 15:30

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
2019-06-06 08:30

Search underway for Texas man who went missing on hike MENA, Ark. (AP) — Family and friends have joined the search for a Texas man who went missing last weekend while on a hike in a remote area of Arkansas. Family members say 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy of Forth Worth texted his mother Saturday afternoo...
2019-06-06 14:15

Apple moves Mac Pro production from Texas to China Enlarge / An inside view of the new Mac Pro. (credit: Apple) Apple is manufacturing the new Mac Pro in China, marking a change from the previous Mac Pro that was made in the US. Apple made the previous Mac Pro in Austin, Texas beginning in 2013. Bu...
2019-06-28 21:30

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-09 22:15

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after getting hit in face with ball This was a painful victory for the Texas Longhorn softball team. Texas pitcher Miranda Elish took a throw to the face in the second inning of the Longhorns’ 7-5 comeback victory over host Alabama at in Friday’s NCAA softball super regiona...
2019-05-25 09:01

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues....
2019-05-26 08:45

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
2019-06-15 02:30

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits for how much of the fuel can legally go to waste....
2019-07-18 03:45

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles (9.65 kilometers) sou...
2019-05-25 03:30

Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs, police say “Never have we ever, or anyone we’ve spoken to, heard of an entire human being consumed [by dogs],” said a local police deputy.        ...
2019-07-11 06:00

FAA Investigating Chick-Fil-A’s Exclusion At Texas Airport SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners’ record on LGBT issues...
2019-05-26 00:30

Texas HS superintendent defends Briles hiring Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough defended the decision to hire Art Briles, saying the district "vetted coach Briles to the best of our ability."...
2019-05-29 03:15

U. of Texas pitcher recovering from throw to face Texas Longhorns pitcher Miranda Elish is recovering after taking a throw to the face in Friday's NCAA softball super regional game against the Alabama Crimson Tide....
2019-05-26 03:45

Missing Man In Texas Was Eaten By His Only Companions - His 18 Dogs The bone pieces found on the man's overgrown trailer-and-shed property were suspicious. But the truth didn't hit the sheriff's deputies until they inspected some dog feces and found what looked like......
2019-07-11 07:00

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row Springer scores go-ahead run from first on Altuve's two-out double in 11th inning and Astros beat Rangers 7-6       ...
2019-07-14 14:15

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunit...
2019-07-14 19:45

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
2019-05-22 13:45

Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, dies in Texas Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday at the age of 27, stunning the baseball world and leading to the postponement of the team's game against the Texas Rangers....
2019-07-02 00:45

‘His ideology is racism’: Former top Texas judge says she’s leaving GOP over Trump “Even accepting that Trump has had some successes (and I believe these are few), at his core, his ideology is racism,” retired state judge Elsa Alcala said in a Facebook post....
2019-07-18 09:30

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotive dealership group....
2019-06-06 02:15

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves....
2019-06-03 20:15

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
2019-06-15 07:15

Chants of ‘free the children now’ at Texas migrant facility CLINT, Texas (AP) — A group of people chanted “free the children now” as they brought water and diapers to the door of a facility in Texas where migrant children are being housed. The group gathered Thursday at the Border Patrol station i...
2019-06-27 21:30

| WATCH: Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-28 10:45

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
2019-06-15 03:45

Texas C Prince to transfer after missing season with injury Texas center Sedona Prince, one of the nation's top recruits, says she is transferring after sitting out last season with a leg injury        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
2019-05-22 19:45

Police: 2 Texas children accidentally shot by cousin, 10 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police and family members say two children in Texas were accidentally shot by their 10-year-old cousin, who had tried to take away a gun they had discovered. Police say the shooting happened Thursday in a home in Fort Worth. ...
2019-06-28 15:15

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three military bases to add 3,000 more beds to the overtaxed system in the coming weeks. Migrant children will...
2019-06-07 00:30

Dixon has chance for record-tying 4th IndyCar win at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon is starting on the front row at Texas, where he has the chance to match the track record for IndyCar Series victories. Dixon is the defending race winner at the 1½-mile oval, where he has won three times. Helio Ca...
2019-06-09 04:15

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes mo...
2019-06-16 20:45

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
2019-05-21 15:45

APNewsBreak: Texas says Rapid DNA supplier jeopardizes cases AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials are raising concerns over Rapid DNA analysis that has been used to identify California wildfire victims and verify family connections on the U.S.-Mexico border. A state board asked a growing government provider of...
2019-06-20 09:15

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—echoing battles around the world over the resource....
2019-07-16 21:45

‘Why don’t you die,’ Texas mother allegedly says while sitting on 4-month-old: report A 20-year-old Houston mother allegedly said, “Why don’t you die? Why are you still alive,” while sitting on her 4-month-old baby covered in blankets and pillows last week, according to court documents.  ...
2019-06-18 09:30

How a stray dog got the best of a Texas police officer (and ate his beef jerky, too) A stray Texas pit bull 'hijacked' a Kilgore police officer's car Saturday and snagged his beef jerky in the front seat before animal control arrived.        ...
2019-06-17 05:45

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy de...
2019-06-11 19:15

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game since 1984 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr’s first triple in two years helped Michigan build an early lead, Karl Kauffmann pitched seven strong innings and the Wolverines opened their first College World Series appearance since 1984 with a 5-3 win over Texa...
2019-06-16 01:30

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career        ...
2019-05-21 19:45

Mayfield stirs OU-Texas rivalry, rips QB Ehlinger Baker Mayfield proved he hasn't left the Red River Rivalry behind him, shutting down talk of Texas as a title contender and having especially harsh words for Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger....
2019-06-20 16:30

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)     ...
2019-06-14 16:15

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
2019-06-07 02:30

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
2019-06-07 15:45

Bizarre duck-billed dinosaur discovered in Texas The newly-identified dinosaur Aquilarhinus palimentus or "shovel-chinned eagle nose." was actually found in Texas in the 1980s.       ...
2019-07-15 20:30

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. I...
2019-06-14 05:45

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
2019-05-22 01:15

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
2019-05-22 00:30

Salvadoran migrants killed in Texas vehicle crash Authorities in south Texas say six migrants from El Salvador have been killed and five critically injured when an SUV that earlier fled police crashed into a drainage ditch. (June 5)        ...
2019-06-06 16:45

Ex-pastor charged with molesting teen relative in Texas A former Southern Baptist pastor who once backed strict anti-abortion legislation in Texas has been charged with repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over the course of two years, sometimes several times a day, court records show. Stephen Bratton,...
2019-06-17 17:30

Recovery continues in Texas town nearly 2 years after Harvey PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say most retailers in a South Texas town decimated by Hurricane Harvey have reopened as tourism authorities seek to woo visitors back. A Federal Emergency Management Agency statement Tuesday said Port Aran...
2019-06-05 00:45

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
2019-07-19 04:30

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre...
2019-06-01 05:15

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed Wednesday durin...
2019-05-23 05:15

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now he...
2019-05-27 22:30

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice...
2019-07-09 17:15

Stanford beats Texas to win NCAA golf title FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stanford took control on the back nine of the opening two matches Wednesday and beat Texas to win the NCAA championship for the eighth time. Henry Shrimp rallied from an early 2-down deficit against Spencer Soosman, and Isai...
2019-05-29 19:45

Texas congresswoman alleges ‘cover-up’ at border stations CLINT, Texas — A congresswoman says that the Department of Homeland Security is engaged in a “cover-up” in response to an Inspector General’s report that found poor conditions and “dangerous overcrowding” at Texas border...
2019-07-09 10:45

Apple re-released its decade-old iOS 'Texas Hold'em' game The App Store opened for business 11 years ago this week and to mark the anniversary of its app marketplace, Apple is reviving its old iOS poker game. The redesigned Texas Hold 'em app has a new lease on life with more characters, sharper graphi...
2019-07-09 03:45

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after...
2019-05-25 03:30

7 people identified from Texas plane crash that killed 10 Seven of the 10 people killed in a plane crash on Sunday at Addison Airport were identified on Monday as federal investigators said they have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the aircraft....
2019-07-02 08:30

F1 remains confident in US Grand Prix future in Texas Formula One official says series expects to race the U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas for many years to come        ...
2019-05-29 00:15

From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants Recent tragedies have focused attention on the risks faced by migrants, who are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee...
2019-07-06 11:30

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. A state House committee wants answers at a hearin...
2019-05-24 06:45

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood....
2019-07-05 18:15

The Latest: Suspect in East Texas shootings shoots himself CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the search for a man suspected of shooting shot four people in East Texas (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Authorities say a man suspected of shooting four people in East Texas has died. The Texas Department of Crimi...
2019-05-29 23:45

2-year-old boy shot and killed in Texas home invasion A 2-year-old boy from Texas is dead and two others were injured after a botched home invasion in a Harris County neighborhood late Tuesday, police said. Lt. Robert Minchew with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were dispatched to the T...
2019-07-03 20:15

Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a home in McKinney, Texas. A mother and her children who were inside the home were unharmed. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 00:45

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home late Wednesday night. (July 4)  ...
2019-07-05 01:00

Cody Johnson bridges Texas-Nashville divide Texas country singer Cody Johnson signed a major label deal after a decade as a successful independent artist and said he wants to bridge the musical divide between Nashville and Texas. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-02 03:15

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-02 03:15

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
2019-05-23 05:15

Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness The deaths of an American couple who became ill while vacationing in Fiji late last month are being investigated by health officials on the South Pacific Island, with help from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, authorities said Tuesd...
2019-06-04 23:30

OU-Texas, Michigan-Ohio State on Fox for 2nd straight season The Oklahoma-Texas and Michigan-Ohio State rivalry games return to Fox for the second consecutive year and the network plans to launch a new pregame show with Urban Meyer and Reggie Bush this season. Fox announced Thursday times and d...
2019-05-30 21:15

Man with shotgun killed by officers in Denton County, Texas LANTANA, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have been asked to investigate after a man was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Denton County Saturday morning. Fox 4 News reports the shooting occurred at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in Lantana, ...
2019-06-30 01:30

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso International Airport two times Monday for Chicag...
2019-06-04 06:30

The Esports Awards will take place in Arlington, Texas, on November 16 The Esports Awards, now into its fourth year of recognizing the best in the esports industry, will take place at the Esports Stadium Arlington.Read More...
2019-07-11 04:00

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects. The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wed...
2019-05-23 02:15

Young Texas couple die from unidentified illness in Fiji WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Authorities in Fiji say a young Texas couple vacationing in the South Pacific country have died from an unidentified illness. The couple arrived in Fiji on May 22 and were taken to a hospital after they became ill, acco...
2019-06-04 12:15

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's hopes for a revival....
2019-07-11 17:30

How a small Texas town has reacted to the hiring of Art Briles Residents of Mount Vernon (population 2,650) have largely shrugged off the national controversy following the town's hire of the disgraced former Baylor coach to lead its football program. But vocal critics remain....
2019-07-11 17:30

10 dead in Texas plane crash, officials confirm Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a hangar as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. (June 30)        ...
2019-07-01 11:15

Duke beats Texas A&M 8-5 in NCAA tournament opener Nichols, Maxwell hit 3-run homers, Duke holds on to beat Texas A&M 8-5 in the opening game of the NCAA regional in Morgantown, West Virginia        ...
2019-06-01 03:15

Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taylor Floyd got top-seeded Texas Tech out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth and the Red Raiders held off Kansas State 7-4 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament. Josh Jung and Cameron Warren each had three hits for...
2019-05-23 02:15

Texas’ embattled elections chief on brink of losing job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousands of voters. Secretary of State David Whitley on Sunday was set to be forced from office unless the...
2019-05-26 22:45

Texas Rep. Al Green Formally Seeks to Impeach Donald Trump Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) set off the impeachment bomb in the House Tuesday evening when he formally submitted articles of impeachment against Donald Trump over the misgivings of House leadership and some of his Democratic colleagues....
2019-07-17 11:15

Texas the latest state to ban ticket-giving red-light cameras More states are deciding to do away with strategically placed cameras designed to catch offending drivers at intersections nationwide over concerns they have the potential to make traffic less safe....
2019-06-20 18:15

Toyota preps $398 million Texas investment for truck upgrades The investment in the plant, which builds Tacomas and Tundras, would boost its capabilities through the installation of additional robotics and other technologies....
2019-07-11 22:30

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse....
2019-06-16 18:45

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’s sergeant who was found dead in his car suffered a medical emergency that caused him to fall and app...
2019-06-15 23:00

Teen who tried to rob Texas fireworks stand gets shot in face with own gun, deputies say A teen who attempted to rob a Texas fireworks stand Thursday ended up getting shot in the face with his own gun by one of the business’ employees, police said....
2019-07-05 21:00

Apple's Classic Texas Hold'em Game Is Back on the App Store Apple has released a redesigned version of its iconic game Texas Hold'em on the App Store. The refreshed app is now available as a free download on the App Store....
2019-07-09 18:45

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon Superinten...
2019-05-25 03:30

After New York, Silicon Valley, PM's Next US Gala "Howdy, Modi" In Texas Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States in September this year will have a star-spangled event in Houston, Texas. Called "Howdy, Modi", the "community summit" will see the Prime......
2019-07-18 09:45

U.N. raises alarm over child detention conditions at the border in Texas The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
2019-07-08 18:30

The Texas oil boom is messing with OPEC's plans to keep prices high To set a floor under oil prices, OPEC is showing remarkable restraint by holding back production. But that effort keeps getting undermined by the American shale oil boom....
2019-07-12 00:45

‘Fixer Upper’ couple plans $10.4M Texas development plan WACO, Texas (AP) — Former “Fixer Upper” hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines have introduced a $10.4 million plan to expand on the popular shops they operate in their Texas hometown of Waco. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports there w...
2019-06-21 23:15

'There Were Huge Flames’: Family of 4 Among 10 Victims of Texas Plane Crash The National Transportation Safety Board was searching Monday for clues to what caused a private plane to plunge into a hangar at a small airport north of Dallas....
2019-07-02 02:15

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”...
2019-07-14 01:45

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station In a video obtained by The Associated Press, a young girl who spent 12 days locked in a Texas border station where hundreds of other migrant children have been detained this year describes to her attorney how she was treated. (July 1)   &#...
2019-07-01 22:15

Texas police officer charged with murder in Dallas shooting DALLAS (AP) — A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office says a grand jury indicted Farmers B...
2019-06-27 20:15

Investigators examine wreckage of Texas plane crash that killed ten Federal investigators were examining the wreckage of a private turboprop plane on Monday to find out why it crashed into a hangar at an airport near Dallas soon after takeoff, killing all 10 people aboard....
2019-07-01 18:45

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another set of bones had been discovered over the weekend....
2019-07-10 02:45

| WATCH: Officials give tour of border facility in Texas Journalists have been given a tour of a Border Patrol facility in Texas after an Associated Press report highlighted the squalid conditions, inadequate food and sanitation issues inside. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-27 21:45

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station Attorneys who visited the station in Clint, Texas last week said older children were trying to take care of infants and toddlers, The Associated Press first reported Thursday....
2019-06-27 23:00

Texas girl Maleah Davis’ death ruled a homicide HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a medical examiner’s office has concluded that a 4-year-old Houston girl who was missing for several weeks died from “homicidal violence,” but work remains to determine what exactly happened to her and w...
2019-06-29 03:45

Officials: Texas woman playing ‘chicken’ fatally strikes son HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” struck and killed her 3-year-old son. Harris County prosecutors said Friday that Lexus Stagg is charged...
2019-06-23 00:00

'Building over history': the prison graveyard buried under a Texas suburb The graveyard’s discovery was vindication for historian Reginald Moore, but it prompted a battle against those who prefer Sugar Land’s past remain buriedBehind a supermarket and across a highway from an airport catering to the private jet set, an edu...
2019-06-22 14:45

Elevated levels of fecal matter found at some Texas beaches HOUSTON (KPRC) – The heat has settled and summer is in full swing. The beach is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the weekend. However, if you are planning to head down to the Galveston area, you might want to check this list. G...
2019-07-02 05:15

Texas longhorn earns the name, breaking Guinness record for length A Texas longhorn? Now that's an understatement. Indeed, a Lone Star longhorn has broken the Guinness World Record for having the longest horn spread on a steer. ...
2019-06-19 04:00

Texas migrant detention centers warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' After Democratic lawmakers toured the US detention centers, the inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security has warned of "dangerous overcrowding" in the migrant facilities in Texas....
2019-07-03 09:45

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
2019-07-12 23:45

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal airport in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas, an airport official said....
2019-07-01 06:45

Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy RICHMOND, Texas — A Texas sheriff said Friday he has apologized to New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts for the actions of a deputy who called the linebacker a “big, black male” during a March traffic stop but also defended the deputy for ...
2019-07-13 01:00

Honduran man dies in ICE custody at Texas hospital, is 6th detainee to die since October A Honduran man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials died Sunday in Texas — making him the sixth ICE detainee to die since October....
2019-07-02 16:30

New Texas child detention center is clean and bright – but it's still a jail The facility at the tiny Texas town of Carrizo Springs is subcontracted to a not-for-profit but its high perimeter fence is topped with barbed wireThe searing desert sun had brought the early afternoon temperature close to 100F (38C) but, inside, the...
2019-07-15 21:15

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Texas police officer MISSION, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer has been shot and killed in what officials say was the line of duty, and a suspect is in custody. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the Mission police officer was shot Thursday night in the easter...
2019-06-21 06:45

South Texas officer shot dead, suspect arrested A Texas police officer has been shot and killed in what officials say was the line of duty, and a suspect is in custody. No details have been released on what led to the shooting.        ...
2019-06-21 14:15

Texas woman lived with mother’s skeletal remains for 3 years A Texas woman who worked as a police department dispatcher has been arrested on a child abuse charge after she was accused of living with her mother’s remains since 2016....
2019-07-14 00:15

Blaum’s grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bryce Blaum’s grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday. Second-seeded Texas A&M (39-22-1) stormed back from a 9-1...
2019-06-03 01:45

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan a...
2019-05-26 07:30

Art Briles Hired To Coach Football At Texas High School On a Friday evening news dump just before the start of a holiday weekend, the Mt. Vernon Independent School district announced that it had hired ex-Baylor coach Art Briles to lead the Texas high school’s football team. Superintendent Jason McCullough...
2019-05-26 04:30

Texas Authorities Deny Withholding Sandra Bland Video The Texas Department of Public Safety is denying the office withheld a cellphone video of the killing of Sandra Bland during a 2015 traffic stop....
2019-05-26 01:45

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died at 64        ...
2019-05-25 22:01

Michigan, Texas would be most affected by Mexico tariffs, data shows President Trump's tariffs on Mexican products, slated to be implemented on Monday, would impact automotive imports valued at nearly $80 billion, according to an analysis of 2018 government data released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce....
2019-06-07 18:15

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after ball hits her in face: reports A pitcher for the University of Texas women’s softball team was said to be “doing well” Friday night after being hit in the face with the ball during an NCAA regional tournament game in Alabama, according to reports....
2019-05-25 14:30

Watch: Rare snake-necked turtle stolen from zoo in Texas Police in Texas said they have identified a suspect in the theft of a rare turtle from the Houston Zoo, but they have yet to locate the man and amphibian....
2019-05-31 03:15

Golf: Eagle puts Blixt out front in Texas as Na shoots 62 Jonas Blixt soared into the lead with an eye-catching eagle at the 17th hole and held on for a one-stroke advantage over Kevin Na and Tony Finau after the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday....
2019-05-25 08:15

Michigan upsets top seed UCLA; Texas Tech, Louisville win Karl Kauffmann’s second straight dominant postseason start helped put Michigan on the cusp of its first College World Series in 35 years and No. 1 national seed UCLA on the brink of elimination from the NCAA Tournament. The Colorado RockiesR...
2019-06-08 07:30

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a statement Friday that the agent was patrolling the Rio Gr...
2019-06-08 18:15

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petrochemical storage facility, the company said on Frid...
2019-05-24 23:30

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
2019-05-24 21:45

Lost Texas hiker rescued after week in Arkansas wilderness MENA, Ark. (AP) — Searchers have found a Texas man who went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer says 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy, of Fort Worth, was dehydrated but in good spirits wh...
2019-06-08 18:15

Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3 on Saturday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. The teams will meet again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to...
2019-05-26 07:30

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Texas couple that accused top U.S. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case says his office is treating them the way the church treats other victims — by trying to discredit their story. DiNardo’s Ga...
2019-06-06 02:00

Texas Tech blanks Dallas Baptist 3-0 for regional sweep LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryce Bonnin allowed three hits in seven innings, Cameron Warren hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Texas Tech advanced as host of a Super Regional with a 3-0 victory over Dallas Baptist on Sunday night. Warren’...
2019-06-03 07:30

Hundreds of Migrants Living in Disgusting, Overcrowded Texas Facility Hundreds of migrants were found stationed at an overcrowded, unsanitary Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso earlier this month, according to a unreleased report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General obtained ...
2019-06-01 09:15

Texas woman accused of setting stepdaughter’s face on fire GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — A suburban Dallas woman has been charged after police say she doused her 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face with rubbing alcohol and set it on fire. A Grand Prairie police statement Friday says 20-year-old Dalia Jimenez ...
2019-06-01 05:30

Texas woman set 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face on fire: cops GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — A suburban Dallas woman has been charged after police say she doused her 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face with rubbing alcohol and set it on fire. A Grand Prairie police statement Friday says 20-year-old Dalia Jimenez is charged ...
2019-06-01 04:15

Texas may give F1's US Grand Prix its missing $25 million Formula One's U.S. Grand Prix could get another chance to collect its missing $25 million from the of Texas        ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lake, which is about one hour outside Houston, when a...
2019-05-30 14:45

Manhunt underway in Texas after woman killed, deputy and 2 others shot The suspect in the Liberty County shootings remains at large, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been identified as Pavol Vido, 65.        ...
2019-05-29 22:45

2nd victim dies from shooting at East Texas plumbing company CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a second person injured during a shooting last week at an East Texas plumbing company has died. Liberty County Justice of the Peace Ralph Fuller says David Grubbs died at a hospital Saturday after being shot at...
2019-06-05 00:45

Central Texas man, 38, gets life term for leading drug ring WACO, Texas (AP) — A 38-year-old Central Texas man has been sentenced to life in federal prison for leading a drug trafficking ring. Prosecutors say Daniel Louis Lopez was sentenced Tuesday in Waco. The Waco man in January pleaded guilty to conspirac...
2019-05-29 19:45

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning...
2019-05-29 19:45

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
2019-06-05 05:15

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
2019-06-05 06:45

East Texas superintendent defending decision to hire Briles MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent is defending the decision to hire Art Briles to lead a high school program three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor amid a sexual assault scandal. Mount Ve...
2019-05-29 05:45

Texas promotes tennis coach Berque after national title Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship        ...
2019-05-24 00:45

Murders of three trans women in Texas underline increasing dangers across US Three black trans women have been killed in Texas since October, and activists believe that attacks are on the rise due to a hostile political climateThe transgender community in Dallas was still grieving for Muhlaysia Booker when news broke last wee...
2019-06-08 19:15

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
2019-06-09 18:15

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her orde...
2019-05-21 16:45

Petrobras sells Chevron $350M Texas plant bought for $1.2B Chevron bought a Houston refinery for $350 million from Petrobras that had cost the Brazilian state oil company over $1.2 billion little over a decade earlier....
2019-05-22 08:45

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Joshua McClatchy tells WFAA-TV in Dallas he wouldnR...
2019-06-09 22:30

Bill Wittliff, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79 His screenplays displayed an affinity for the mythology and history of his native state, and he and his wife started an archive devoted to Texas writers....
2019-06-13 23:45

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
2019-06-15 06:45

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
2019-06-14 21:45

Texas IndyCar: Josef Newgarden fends off Alexander Rossi for win Josef Newgarden jumped to the front with an inspired Penske strategy call and then fended off Alexander Rossi to win the Texas Motor Speedway IndyCar race...
2019-06-09 05:45

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
2019-05-22 19:30

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT ...
2019-06-12 06:15

Texas gives football coach Herman 2-year contract extension AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas System regents have approved a two-year contract extension for Longhorns football coach Tom Herman after the program’s first 10-win season in a decade. The deal approved Thursday extends Herman’...
2019-05-23 17:15

Texas Is Latest State to Pump the Brakes on Red-Light Cameras Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law this month that bans the cameras. It takes effect in September, but police departments have already started dismantling the devices....
2019-06-08 19:45

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a...
2019-06-09 08:00

Brass knuckles, clubs: New Texas law expands limits of open carry Coming this fall, it will be legal in Texas to carry brass knuckles, clubs and self-defense keychains, according to reports. It will be an extension of open carry laws that include rifles and guns. Over Memorial Day weekend, Republican Gov. Gregg Abb...
2019-05-30 11:15

Texas boy, 2, shot and killed in home invasion, suspects on loose: police A 2-year-old boy from Texas was killed and two others injured in a botched home invasion Tuesday night in a Harris County neighborhood, police said. ...
2019-07-03 13:30

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from ...
2019-07-03 22:15

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
2019-05-22 02:45

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
2019-05-22 05:15

12 children rescued after roller coaster stalls at Texas amusement park A dozen school-aged children were rescued after their train of roller coaster cars stalled at Wonderland Park in Amarillo, Texas.        ...
2019-05-22 16:45

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
2019-05-21 14:45

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” overcrowded US border patrol facilities in Texas have been released as part of a report from government a...
2019-07-03 01:45

Texas teen arrested for spitting in tea bottle and putting it back, police say Police arrested a 15-year-old boy for spitting in an Arizona Tea bottle and putting it back on the shelf at an Odessa Albertsons, according to CB7.        ...
2019-07-19 00:30

Texas man trapped in crashed car found alive after 5 days without food, water Texas rescuers on Monday called it a "miracle" after discovering a missing man -- who'd been badly injured and trapped in his car in the woods for five days without food or water -- was alive....
2019-07-01 21:30

Texas Tech beats Dallas Baptist 3-2, makes final of regional LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Cameron Warren hit a two-run homer early, reliever Taylor Floyd pitched out of trouble twice during four-plus hitless innings and Texas Tech advanced to the championship of its home regional with a 3-2 win over Dallas Baptist on...
2019-06-02 03:45

Ocasio-Cortez describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink out of toilets, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said after a visit to the facility with oth...
2019-07-02 01:30

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security inspector general found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
2019-06-01 19:15

Texas teen busted for spitting into Arizona Tea bottle, putting it back A Texas teen was busted for spitting into a bottle of Arizona Tea at a local grocery store — and then placing the tainted drink back on the shelf, according to a new report. Cops were dispatched Monday night to the Albertsons Market in Odessa, where ...
2019-07-18 21:15

Pence views overcrowded, bad-smelling facility for detained migrants in Texas Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally....
2019-07-13 04:15

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas as forecasters warn more perilous weather could hit An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes....
2019-05-21 15:15

Emergency facility opens in South Texas to detain migrant teens The Carrizo Springs facility is at the site of a former camp for oilfield workers. Crews were working last week to remove mould spots and make repairs....
2019-07-02 07:15

Migrant holding center in Texas temporarily closes after teen’s death US border agents temporarily closed a processing center in South Texas after a 16-year-old Guatemala boy who had been detained at the facility died after being diagnosed with the flu. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement late Tuesday tha...
2019-05-22 16:15

Missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis likely dead: cops The 4-year-old Texas girl who went missing about three weeks ago was likely murdered, according to police, who said her stepfather’s story about what happened has a hole “large enough to drive a big rig through.” Houston Police Chie...
2019-05-25 09:15

Texas’ Sam Ehlinger brushes off Baker Mayfield, Terry Bradshaw jabs Sam Ehlinger knows the noise is there, because it would be impossible not to. Baker Mayfield calling him out, Terry Bradshaw soon following. The inevitable hype building over Texas, the inevitable questions swirling around him. He doesn’t seem ...
2019-07-18 01:45

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
2019-05-29 17:45

Texas man fatally shoots his sister before turning gun on himself in suspected murder-suicide A Texas man shot dead his sister and wounded three others at her housewarming party before turning the gun on himself in a suspected murder-suicide, according to police....
2019-07-05 15:45

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before the end of the legislative session....
2019-05-29 06:30

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
2019-07-13 21:45

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas....
2019-07-13 21:15

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Art Briles’ next gig will be coaching high schoolers. The disgraced former Baylor football coach landed a job as a head coach at Mount Vernon High School in Texas, the school announced Friday. Briles agreed to a two-year contract to coach at th...
2019-05-25 06:30

Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt’s two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game on Friday. The top-seeded Red Raiders (38-16) will need to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia twice on S...
2019-05-25 03:30

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured a sweltering, foul-smelling and overcrowded Border Patrol station in Texas on Friday night — and left calling for more funds to meet the growing migrant crisis. “I was not surprised by what I saw,” at the McAllen Bord...
2019-07-13 05:30

Texas event marks birthdays of George HW Bush, wife Barbara COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A crowd has gathered at the George H.W. Bush presidential center at Texas A&M University as part of a birthday celebration for the 41st president and his wife Barbara. Members of the Bush family gathered Saturday to lay ...
2019-06-15 20:45

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
2019-07-13 04:15

Texas Latina Emerges as House’s Voice of Passion and Reason on the Border Representative Veronica Escobar, at ease on both sides of the southern border, has become a voice of authority and emotion on the migrant issues roiling Washington....
2019-07-12 03:45

Texas baby born without skin getting grafts grown from own cells, family says The Texas 5-month-old who has captured hearts worldwide after he was born without skin will reportedly undergo major surgery on Friday to cover areas of his body with skin grown in a lab using his own cells....
2019-05-24 20:45

Manoah’s pitching leads West Virginia past Texas Tech OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah’s dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Manoah, the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, gave up one run on four hits and struck out 10 in...
2019-05-24 05:30

Texas Pacific investors' nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
2019-05-23 00:00

Texas Softball Pitcher Hospitalized After Teammate's Throw Hit Her Straight In The Face Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to a hospital on Friday during her team’s NCAA super regional game against Alabama after taking a throw directly to the face. The injury occurred in the second inning when Longhorns catcher Mary Iakopo ...
2019-05-25 18:00

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a 9-year-old girl was killed and another child was seriously injured after the car they were riding in was hit by a vehicle that had been drag racing. Police say three cars were racing on a Dallas street Friday night w...
2019-05-26 00:30

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
2019-05-22 08:45

A Texas grandmother fell three years ago. Her daughter let her decay on the floor, police say Delissa Crayton lived with her mother's decaying remains for three years after she fell in their shared residence, police in Seguin, Texas said.        ...
2019-07-15 04:45

Migrant children draw jail-like scenes of Texas detention center The three pictures were made by two 10-year-old children and one 11-year-old at a McAllen, Texas, temporary shelter. Two of the children were from Guatemala and it wasn’t clear where the third was from....
2019-07-06 11:15

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
2019-05-29 03:45

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney ‘Inhumane’ conditions for detained children amount to ‘emergency public health crisis’, says attorney who visited centerHundreds of children at a migrant detention center in Texas are being held in “inhumane” conditions that amount to an “emergency p...
2019-07-08 07:30

Texas man, 84, becomes nation's oldest kidney donor after giving organ to neighbor An 84-year-old Texas man became the nation’s oldest living kidney donor recently when he knocked on his ailing 72-year-old neighbor’s door and offered to help her out....
2019-05-29 00:15

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and w...
2019-05-28 00:15

University of Texas at Austin to give free tuition to families making less than $65K Seeking to make college more affordable, the University of Texas will use some of its oil money to dramatically expand the financial aid it offers to low- and middle-income undergraduates on its flagship Austin campus....
2019-07-10 04:45

Texas woman lived with her mother’s rotting corpse for past three years A Texas woman was arrested by cops after they found that she was living in a home with her dead mother for three years after the elderly woman was left on her bedroom floor to die, officials said. Delissa Navonne Crayton, 47, was busted last week and...
2019-07-15 03:30

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles has been hired to lead an East Texas high school, nearly three years to the day of his firing from the college program....
2019-05-26 02:45

‘Fight club’ involving teens has overrun small Texas town A small Texas town has been besieged by a “fight club” of young bruisers, authorities said. The combatants have been throwing down in local parks and at a home in Clifton, about 35 miles from Waco. “We are currently investigating th...
2019-07-13 00:30

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
2019-06-14 03:15

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had...
2019-06-07 19:15

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 20:15

New sketch released of 'Orange Socks' cold case victim in Texas Authorities in Texas are hoping a new sketch will finally help identify a cold case victim found naked on the side of a highway nearly four decades ago....
2019-06-30 18:00

College pole vaulter killed in boat crash on Texas lake A standout pole vaulter at the University of Houston died during a boating accident in Texas, authorities and school officials said. Robert Platt, a 20-year-old sophomore originally from Sugar Land, was killed during a crash late Wednesday on Lake Ly...
2019-06-28 21:15

Texas dad shoots adult son, gives 'father-son' talk before stabbing him to death: prosecutors A Texas man is accused of shooting his adult son and then proceeding to have a 20-minute long “father-son” talk with him before finally fatally stabbing him with a kitchen knife, prosecutors said....
2019-06-04 18:01

Walmart served Texas family graduation cake made of Styrofoam Marsy Flores, the graduate's mother, says the Walmart bakery gave her a graduation cake made out of Styrofoam.        ...
2019-06-04 22:00

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he said, Border Patrol lacks the resources to deal with the number of people being taken into custody....
2019-06-22 00:30

Texas man recalls losing his wife to ‘Dr. Death’ in shocking doc: ‘My world just ended right then and there’ Kellie Martin and her husband Don were taking Christmas decorations down from the attic of their suburban Garland, Texas, home in late 2011 when their lives changed forever....
2019-06-22 11:15

Premature migrant baby found at Texas Border Patrol facility The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. She opened the sweatshirt and the advocate gasped. It was a tiny b...
2019-06-14 22:15

Texas couple who died in Fiji said hands went numb in message: reports The Texas couple who died suddenly from a mysterious illness in Fiji while on vacation last month sent messages to relatives saying their hands went numb and they’d experienced shortness of breath....
2019-06-07 08:30

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
2019-06-07 02:15

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun rights activists....
2019-06-17 00:30

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji last month.  ...
2019-06-05 08:45

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
2019-06-08 06:45

Hundreds march to honor memory of Texas girl Maleah Davis HOUSTON (AP) — Hundreds of people marched to honor the memory of a 4-year-old Houston girl who was missing for several weeks before her remains were found last month in Arkansas. Family members of Maleah Davis as well as area residents walked through...
2019-06-10 19:15

Search intensifies for Texas police chief knocked overboard while fishing Authorities in Texas continued their desperate search Saturday for a local police chief who was knocked overboard into Galveston Bay by a passing fishing boat. Chris Reed, a US Army veteran and married father of three, was fishing with his wife when ...
2019-06-09 14:30

Oklahoma State's wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional       ...
2019-06-09 07:15

SUV crash in Texas kills 6 suspected illegal immigrants; others injured, reports say Six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and five others seriously injured Wednesday night when their SUV crashed into an irrigation ditch during a police chase in Texas, according to reports....
2019-06-06 15:30

Domino’s Pizza to test unmanned, autonomous vehicles for deliveries in Texas In the near future, a driverless, autonomous vehicle might be responsible for your next pizza delivery. On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced that it’s teamed up with robotics company Nuro to experiment with autonomous pizza delivery in Hou...
2019-06-18 05:30

10 killed after small plane crashes into Texas airport hangar, investigators say The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a fiery plane crash that killed all 10 passengers on board Sunday morning at an airport near Dallas....
2019-07-01 04:15

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding the inmate can’t be put to death because he’s intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce...
2019-06-20 22:45

Missing Texas hiker Joshua McClatchy found safe after 6 days Searchers in Arkansas found a Fort Worth, Texas, man overnight, six days after he went missing while hiking in a wilderness area, local law enforcement officials announced Saturday....
2019-06-09 07:45

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at ...
2019-06-20 22:30

Apple re-releases Texas Hold’em ahead of App Store’s 11th anniversary Apple's old poker game, Texas Hold'em, has just reappeared in a refreshed version more than a decade after its initial iOS App Store release.Read More...
2019-07-09 02:15

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officials said Wednesday....
2019-06-21 03:45

Ten people confirmed killed when small plane crashes into Texas hangar All 10 people aboard a small airplane were killed on Sunday when their aircraft crashed into a hangar during takeoff from an airport in Addison, Texas, near Dallas, an airport official said....
2019-07-01 02:45

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and besting a stacked field of competitors. Four members of a Texas family thought they could perform a s...
2019-05-21 19:15

Texas woman and ex-boyfriend who abducted her found dead on remote property: police The bodies of a missing woman and her ex-boyfriend who police believe kidnapped her at gunpoint last month were found Tuesday on a private piece of farmland in Texas, police said.  ...
2019-07-10 08:45

US Vice President Mike Pence Visits Overcrowded Migrant Camp In Texas US Vice President Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions and deploring an immigration crisis that he said was......
2019-07-13 15:15

New video in Sandra Bland case prompts tense exchanges in Texas legislature The video had not been publicly seen until it was aired this month by a Dallas television station, and both lawmakers and Bland's family say they had also never seen the clip....
2019-05-25 06:45

Texas boy who went viral for tying Honor Guard member's shoe wants to be police officer A young boy who stepped in to tie the shoe of an Honor Guard member during a Fourth of July parade said the viral gesture was made out of respect, expressing his desire to become a police officer when he grows up....
2019-07-09 19:30

Texas Secretary of State Calls It Quits After Trying and Failing to Purge Thousands of Voters Months after the Texas secretary of state’s office incorrectly flagged a “substantial number” of citizens in its attempt to question the citizenship status of 95,000 registered voters, acting Secretary of State David Whitley is out, reaffirming the d...
2019-05-28 16:45

Salvation Army welcomes brass band from Texas for free concert series The Buenos Aires division of the Salvation Army will welcome youth ensemble band, Texas Brass, next weekend in a series of free concerts for the community....
2019-05-21 14:38

Why is Texas stopping Rapid DNA tests in courts? It jeopardizes cases, state board says The technology has helped solve rape cases in Kentucky and identified California wildfire victims. But, it has come under scrutiny in several states.       ...
2019-06-20 21:15

Texas has repeatedly chosen to not protect transgender people, so they're taking matters into their own hands Texas Rep. Garnet F. Coleman has tried to change the state's hate crime law every legislative session since 2007 to add protections for transgender people....
2019-06-07 14:30

Texas social media influencer and aspiring musician PJ Simien III killed in car wreck A popular social media influencer was killed when he was thrown from his Jeep in a single-car accident in Texas this week, according to a new report. PJ Simien III, who graduated from Texas A&M, and previously attended Kinkaid High School, was drivin...
2019-07-16 22:15

Texas officials deny withholding video of Sandra Bland traffic stop Bland, 28, was found dead in a police cell in 2015 three days after being stopped by a white state trooperTexas authorities have denied withholding a cellphone video of a confrontational traffic stop involving Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman ...
2019-05-25 16:30

Texas cop buys groceries for family after finding young boy alone 'getting snacks for younger sibling' A Texas police officer went beyond the call of duty last week after learning that a young boy walking alone in an Austin parking lot was out “getting snacks” for a younger sibling....
2019-06-11 19:00

Beto O'Rourke to visit Mexico and hold rally at Texas detention center Beto O'Rourke is set to visit Mexico on Sunday to meet with migrants in an effort to highlight the conditions facing those forced to wait outside the United States as they seek asylum....
2019-07-01 02:30

250 young migrants living in atrocious conditions at Texas border facility: report About 250 migrant children and teens are being held in inhumane conditions at a Texas Border Patrol station — some walking around without diapers and going weeks without bathing, according to a report Friday. The disturbing details emerged following ...
2019-06-21 22:00

Woman who fell face-first into patrol car sues Texas cops for excessive force A woman who needed 60 stitches after falling face-first into a police cruiser is suing the two Texas officers who busted her. Breanna Williams, 41, said she and a pal were in the bathroom at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin in June 2017 when a hotel ...
2019-06-21 22:00

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play        ...
2019-05-21 23:30

1-year-old boy dies in Texas after being left in hot car, police say; 13th death nationally in 2019 A 1-year-old boy died Saturday after his parent left him in a hot car while at work for about five hours, police in Galveston, Texas said.        ...
2019-06-24 00:15

Remains confirmed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Forensic scientists confirmed Monday that the remains found are Maleah Davis, who was reported missing more than three weeks ago.        ...
2019-06-03 23:45

U.S. investigators retrieve cockpit voice recorder of deadly Texas plane crash Federal investigators retrieved on Monday the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a downed turboprop plane at a Texas airport as they looked into why it crashed soon after takeoff, killing 10 people, including a family of four....
2019-07-02 02:15

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, port of entry, according to a Mexican official....
2019-06-15 00:30

Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an 'Anal Opening' Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President Donald Trump. Trump’s mouth is shaped like an anus....
2019-07-02 21:15

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him,...
2019-07-03 11:00

Texas woman banned from Walmart reportedly for eating half a cake and refusing to pay Six months after a Texas woman was banned by Wichita Falls police for drinking wine from a Pringles can, a second has been banned for taking the cake.       ...
2019-06-29 06:30

Remains believed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Homicide investigators are bringing the remains back to Houston for an autopsy to determine identity and cause of death, police said.        ...
2019-06-02 22:45

Transgender woman's body pulled from Texas lake is latest in string of deaths Dallas police now have four open homicide investigations involving black transgender women dating back to 2015A transgender woman’s body was pulled from a Dallas lake over the weekend, marking the latest death of a transgender person being investigat...
2019-06-04 04:15

Texas nurse with HIV accused of stealing narcotic, replacing vials at hospital with anesthetic A Texas nurse has been arrested on charges that he stole vials of a powerful narcotic to get high on the job and replaced them with lidocaine, an anesthetic....
2019-06-15 17:30

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
2019-05-29 08:30

The Government’s Newest Holding Center for Migrant Children Opens in Rural Texas (CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of ove...
2019-07-11 04:30

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's...
2019-06-03 08:45

Agents armed themselves amid fears of riots at Texas migrant station: report US government inspectors reviewing an El Paso, Texas, migrant station warned as far back as May that conditions were so bad that border agents were arming themselves for possible riots, according to a report. The findings in a report by the Departmen...
2019-07-01 21:30

Texas woman is accused of killing her 3-year-old in a game of 'chicken' involving her SUV and her kids AP Photo/David J. Phillip A Texas woman has been accused of killing her three-year-old son after he was run over with her car during a game of "chicken." Lexus Stagg, 26, was captured on surveillance video driving towards her three children, one of ...
2019-06-24 00:30

New 2020 polls: Biden tops Trump in Michigan, edges ahead in Texas Call it an early warning sign for Donald Trump as he runs for re-election. A new poll in reliably red Texas indicates former Vice President Joe Biden – the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic presidential nomination race – with a slight ed...
2019-06-05 23:30

Teenage migrant mother and premature baby 'held without proper care' in Texas Immigration advocate reports case of mother, 17, and child‘This baby should be in a tube [incubator] with a heart monitor’A migrant teen and her premature baby languished in a Texas border patrol facility after crossing the US-Mexico border, the infa...
2019-06-16 08:30

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
2019-07-17 04:15

Town spokeswoman: 10 people killed in crash of plane at Addison, Texas municipal airport DALLAS (AP) — Town spokeswoman: 10 people killed in crash of plane at Addison, Texas municipal airport. The post Town spokeswoman: 10 people killed in crash of plane at Addison, Texas municipal airport appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-07-01 03:45

Ex-Oklahoma star Baker Mayfield revs up Red River Rivalry, rips Texas quarterback Just because Cleveland Browns star Baker Mayfield is a full year removed from taking snaps as Oklahoma Sooners quarterback doesn’t mean he still can’t add to the school’s rivalry with Texas....
2019-06-20 23:45

Migrants held in ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas border facility: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez First-term Democratic Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter after leaving the main border patrol station in El Paso that she had seen women in cells with no water who had been told to drink out of toilets....
2019-07-02 07:15

UPDATE 1-U.S. investigators retrieve cockpit voice recorder of deadly Texas plane crash Federal investigators retrieved on Monday the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a downed turboprop plane at a Texas airport as they looked into why it crashed soon after takeoff, killing 10 people, including a family of four....
2019-07-02 02:15

US opens new child detention center in rural Texas after reports of overcrowding at border facilities Eric Gay/AP A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the US government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) s...
2019-07-12 12:45

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
2019-05-28 02:45

Coast Guard searching for Texas police chief knocked overboard by large wake A Texas police chief who served in the Army as a paratrooper was missing after being knocked off his fishing boar into Galveston Bay by the wake of a passing large vessel....
2019-06-09 14:15

Masters ticket scheme: Family members from Texas plead guilty, pay $275K in restitution Four members of a Texas family who were accused of running an elaborate Masters ticket scheme are pleading guilty.        ...
2019-06-17 23:30

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
2019-06-15 13:45

Remains found in Arkansas amid search for missing Texas girl Maleah Davis, 4 _____ The remains of a child’s body were found Friday in Arkansas as authorities searched for a missing 4-year-old Texas girl who disappeared from Houston more than three weeks ago and who is thought to have been murdered, officials said. The remains...
2019-06-02 00:30

Four Members Of One Texas Family Plead Guilty In Lucrative Masters Ticket Resale Scheme Tickets to The Masters, held annually at Augusta National in Georgia, are notoriously difficult to come by, and prices on the secondary market are generally preposterous. Four members of one Texas family apparently seized on the arbitrage opportuniti...
2019-06-20 11:45

Judge vacates Arkansas man's death sentence in 1994 kidnap, murder of Texas girl A federal judge in Indiana Thursday threw out the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, ruling the man's intellectual disability precluded execution....
2019-06-21 03:45

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go to school, Gilberto Gómez and Lidia González trek ...
2019-05-22 08:45

Privately funded organization We Build the Wall starts construction of border barrier in Texas A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
2019-05-27 18:30

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
2019-05-21 16:45

Texas medical student survives 6 brain surgeries while studying to be doctor at hospital treating her Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She's also a fourth-year medical student studying to become a doctor at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries....
2019-05-27 18:15

Texas Firebrand Ross Perot Clashed With General Motors' Insular, Bureaucratic Culture Many of the things people criticize General Motors for today are things it’s always been criticized for: it is insular, bureaucratic, thinks the world begins at Lake Michigan and ends at Lake Erie, enthralled by its own glory days and can’t make the ...
2019-07-10 05:00

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
2019-06-05 07:30

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
2019-05-21 16:15

Ice cream 'licking' video traced to Texas Walmart; suspect will face charges, police say Ice cream-maker Blue Bell continues to investigate after a viral video last week showed a suspect opening a container of the company's ice cream inside a grocery store, licking the contents, and then returning the container to the store's freezer....
2019-07-04 06:30

Texas bishop escorts Central American migrants across border bridge in protest of US policy A Roman Catholic bishop in Texas escorted Central American migrants back and forth across a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday as part of a protest against conditions migrants face as they wait for asylum claims to be processed on both sides of the s...
2019-06-28 19:15

Michigan stomps Texas Tech to reach championship round of College World Series After a 15-3 drubbing of Texas Tech, the Michigan Wolverines are headed to the College World Series finals, two wins from a baseball championship.       ...
2019-06-22 04:30

Hundreds of migrant children held in unsafe conditions at Texas facility, lawyers warn Lawyers warn of ‘inhumanity’ – kids taking care of kids, inadequate food, water and sanitation at Border Patrol stationA two-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best...
2019-06-21 23:15

Pitcher Miranda Elish taken to hospital after throw hits her in face in Texas-Alabama game Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to the hospital after catcher Mary Iakopo's forceout attempt hit her in face, but she is doing well.        ...
2019-05-25 09:30

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that sh...
2019-06-04 22:45

Good Samaritans, ex-rugby player praised for helping Texas police officer take down suspect A police officer in Texas got a suspected criminal off the streets last week thanks to a group of good Samaritans, including one who put an end to a foot chase by literally tackling the man....
2019-06-30 18:00

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” racist....
2019-06-05 00:45

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
2019-06-22 01:00

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
2019-06-15 06:15

Texas Border Agent Allegedly Sexually Harassed Mother of Child Held in Detention Center A border agent who worked at a child detention facility in Clint, TX allegedly sent harassing messages to the mother of a 12-year-old child who was detained where he worked, according to the Washington Post. The mother filed a complaint with Customs ...
2019-07-18 08:45

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High Capping off a years-long effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:00