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Saturday, Jul 14, 2018

Valdez Campaign Makes Three North Texas Stops

Valdez Campaign Makes Three North Texas Stops

The Democratic nominee for Texas governor, Lupe Valdez, made three campaign stops in North Texas Saturday.

Saturday, Jul 14, 2018

Santa Fe School Leaders Could OK Use of Metal Detectors

Santa Fe School Leaders Could OK Use of Metal Detectors

Leaders of the school district in Santa Fe where 10 people were shot to death in May are expected to consider whether to install metal detectors and change the dress code.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

New Army Command Aims to Help Counter China, Russia Threats

New Army Command Aims to Help Counter China, Russia Threats

The creation of a new Texas-based Army command focused on the future will help the soldier service adapt to the emerging threats from powers such as China and Russia after years of counterinsurgency warfare...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Baylor Settles Lawsuit With Woman Who Said Players Raped Her

Baylor Settles Lawsuit With Woman Who Said Players Raped Her

Baylor University has settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

West Texas Man Gets 70 Years for Strangling Girlfriend

West Texas Man Gets 70 Years for Strangling Girlfriend

A West Texas man convicted of using a shoelace to strangle his girlfriend has been sentenced to 70 years in prison.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

ACLU Wants Info on Why Immigrant Kids Haven't Been Reunited

ACLU Wants Info on Why Immigrant Kids Haven't Been Reunited

Lawyers representing immigrant parents separated from their children during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown are demanding more information about why only about half of minors under the...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Texas School to Auction Confederacy Items After Name Change

Texas School to Auction Confederacy Items After Name Change

San Antonio district officials are cleaning out mascot costumes, athletic gear, banners and other memorabilia after removing a Confederate reference from a high school's name.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Mexican Consul Says Texas Sheriff Defends Stops in Meeting

Mexican Consul Says Texas Sheriff Defends Stops in Meeting

A Mexican diplomat says a Texas sheriff told him he stood by a traffic sting that led to the arrest of 14 undocumented immigrants, many of whom were later deported.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

3 Charged With Spraying 'I Don't Care. Do You' on Walls

3 Charged With Spraying 'I Don't Care. Do You' on Walls

Three people have been indicted in Texas on vandalism charges after slogans were found spray-painted on historic missions in San Antonio.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

President Trump Sends Signed 'MAGA' Hat to Texas Teen

President Trump Sends Signed 'MAGA' Hat to Texas Teen

A teenager whose "Make America Great Again" hat was taken at a Whataburger received a new cap signed by President Trump, San Antonio's NBC affiliate WOAI reports.

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