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Man swallows crack cocaine in Texas traffic stop, dies

Man swallows crack cocaine in Texas traffic stop, dies

A man is dead after Beaumont police say he swallowed some type of drug following a traffic stop.
Gov. Perry appears before US House Committee on Homeland Security, urges stronger federal action on border crisis

Gov. Perry appears before US House Committee on Homeland Security, urges stronger federal action on border crisis

Gov. Rick Perry told Members of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security today that urgent federal action is required to stem the humanitarian and national security crises unfolding along the Texas-Mexico border.
Should Texas follow Oklahoma's lead and tweak iconic uniforms?

Should Texas follow Oklahoma's lead and tweak iconic uniforms?

The University of Texas has one of those iconic football uniforms that fans have known for decades — burnt orange jerseys with white lettering and white pants.
Veteran center Fiddler returns to Stars on two-year deal

Veteran center Fiddler returns to Stars on two-year deal

Dallas Stars center Vernon Fiddler earned his chance to test the free-agent market with his solid performance last season, especially during the playoffs.
Gasol intrigued after Spurs reach out, but financial limitations loom large

Gasol intrigued after Spurs reach out, but financial limitations loom large

While Oklahoma City is thought to be the front-runner followed by several other suitors, free agent forward/center Pau Gasol is pondering life in San Antonio after the Spurs reached out to the multi-skilled Spaniard in the early hours of free a
Terminally ill TX ARMY wife gives birth to 'Miracle' Baby

Terminally ill TX ARMY wife gives birth to 'Miracle' Baby

Less than four months into her pregnancy, Ruiz-Rojo was facing aggressive liver cancer and given two to four months to live.
TEA Chief circumvents state board charter school veto

TEA Chief circumvents state board charter school veto

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams has used his waiver authority to effectively overrule a vote by the State Board of Education to deny an Arizona-based
TEA Chief circumvents state board charter school veto

TEA Chief circumvents state board charter school veto

Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams has used his waiver authority to effectively overrule a vote by the State Board of Education to deny an Arizona-based
TX drug dog sniffs out $1.5 million in cocaine

TX drug dog sniffs out $1.5 million in cocaine

A well-trained pup and a traffic stop led the Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force to a cocaine discovery worth $1.5 million, Tuesday.
Mexican fishing vessel interdicted among 5 sighted poaching in US waters

Mexican fishing vessel interdicted among 5 sighted poaching in US waters

The Coast Guard spotted five, pursued three and interdicted one Mexican fishing vessel in U.S. waters Tuesday afternoon.
Dallas Narrows List of Facilities for Immigrant Children

Dallas Narrows List of Facilities for Immigrant Children

Children crammed into overcrowded detention centers, crossing the border without their parents — the images are hard to miss and hard to look at.
FBI: Gang members chatted about teen's planned killing on Facebook

FBI: Gang members chatted about teen's planned killing on Facebook

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; when a gang member contracts a hit on someone, the last place you would think the planned killing would be talked about is on Facebook.

1 dead, 1 missing in Lake Conroe boat crash

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; two boats collided at Lake Conroe on Tuesday night, reports say.
Sundberg will retire from Rangers after 2014

Sundberg will retire from Rangers after 2014

Texas Rangers Senior Executive Vice President Jim Sundberg today announced that he will retire from that position at the conclusion of the 2014 season.  
Texas inks Garrido for two more years

Texas inks Garrido for two more years

As expected, Augie Garrido will be staying at Texas beyond next season. Texas announced a two-year extension with its baseball coach on Tuesday, keeping Garrido in Austin through the 2017 season.