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North Texas shooter kills 2, wounds 3 cops, takes own life

North Texas shooter kills 2, wounds 3 cops, takes own life

Police in the Dallas-Fort Worth area say a gunman killed two people and wounded four others, including three police officers, before taking his own life.

1 hr 47 mins ago
Texas clinics halt abortions after state high court ruling

Texas clinics halt abortions after state high court ruling

The Texas Supreme Court has blocked a lower court order that had given some abortion clinics confidence to resume performing abortions.

19 hrs 8 mins ago
Texas' border mission grows, but crossings still high

Texas' border mission grows, but crossings still high

The deadliest smuggling attempt in U.S. history underscores the limitations of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s massive border security operation.

July 2nd, 9:19 AM CDT
Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives

Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives

As families of the 67 people packed into a tractor-trailer and abandoned in Texas began to confirm their worst fears and talk of their relatives, a common narrative of pursuing a better life took shape from Honduras to Mexico.

June 30th, 10:48 AM CDT
Toll now at 53 in San Antonio as families wait for answers

Toll now at 53 in San Antonio as families wait for answers

Bodies without identification documents, remote villages without phone service, the need to share fingerprint data across borders and even stolen IDs are complicating efforts to identify the 51 dead migrants found in San Antonio as families from Mexico to Honduras worry their loved ones could be among them.

June 29th, 8:45 PM CDT
Justices say vet who lost job as Texas trooper can sue state

Justices say vet who lost job as Texas trooper can sue state

The Supreme Court has allowed a former state trooper to sue Texas over his claim that he was forced out of his job when he returned from Army service in Iraq.

June 29th, 10:09 AM CDT
46 migrants found dead in abandoned trailer in San Antonio

46 migrants found dead in abandoned trailer in San Antonio

A U.S. official says at least 40 people have been found dead inside a tractor-trailer in a presumed migrant smuggling attempt in South Texas.

June 28th, 7:03 AM CDT
Houston-area sheriff withdraws as candidate for ICE director

Houston-area sheriff withdraws as candidate for ICE director

A Houston-area sheriff has withdrawn from consideration for Immigration and Customs Enforcement director.

June 27th, 9:40 PM CDT
'Loving' boy last Texas school shooting victim laid to rest

'Loving' boy last Texas school shooting victim laid to rest

The last victim of the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, is being laid to rest.

June 25th, 10:34 AM CDT
Graduating Uvalde High School class remembers slain children

Graduating Uvalde High School class remembers slain children

Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two children 5 1/2 weeks earlier.

June 24th, 8:59 PM CDT
Unlocked doors were 'first line of defense' at Uvalde school

Unlocked doors were 'first line of defense' at Uvalde school

The Uvalde massacre began after the 18-year-old gunman entered the school through a door that could only be locked from the outside and then got inside a classroom that had a busted lock.

June 22nd, 7:19 PM CDT
Gun debate a side note in hearings on Uvalde shooting

Gun debate a side note in hearings on Uvalde shooting

The head of the Texas state police pronounced the law enforcement response to the Uvalde school shooting an “abject failure.”.

June 22nd, 6:54 PM CDT
Texas top cop: Uvalde police could've ended rampage early on

Texas top cop: Uvalde police could've ended rampage early on

The head of the Texas Department of Public Safety says three minutes after a gunman entered a school where he slaughtered 19 elementary students and two teachers there was sufficient armed law enforcement on scene to stop the gunman.

June 21st, 8:45 PM CDT
Massive New Mexico blaze blamed on miscalculations, errors

Massive New Mexico blaze blamed on miscalculations, errors

Multiple miscalculations, inaccurate models and a lack of understanding of just how dry things are in the Southwest resulted in a planned burn to reduce the threat of wildfire turning into the largest blaze in New Mexico's recorded history.

June 21st, 5:49 PM CDT
Texas GOP's swing to far right cemented with party platform

Texas GOP's swing to far right cemented with party platform

Ten years ago, the Texas Republican Party used its platform to oppose teaching critical thinking in schools.

June 21st, 1:59 PM CDT

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