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Undocumented immigrant journalist Jose Vargas detained at Texas airport

Undocumented immigrant journalist Jose Vargas detained at Texas airport

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas suspected he wouldn't get out.
Gun Marshals in school: Training begins in Texas

Gun Marshals in school: Training begins in Texas

 Richard Martinez's son was killed after a shooting on the University of California Santa Barbara campus this May. Out of that tragedy came the rallying cry, 'Not one more!'
Texas sees rise in Medicaid signups

Texas sees rise in Medicaid signups

More than 80,000 additional Texans have enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program since the rollout of the Affordable
Texas utilities preparing for new EPA regulations

Texas utilities preparing for new EPA regulations

Texas lawmakers have not minced words when addressing the Obama administration’s plan to slash emissions from coal-fired power plants
Beaumont child rescued after being locked inside safe

Beaumont child rescued after being locked inside safe

A 4-year-old child is safe after being rescued from being locked inside a safe at a Beaumont business Friday afternoon.
Houston man killed in Fort Bend County glider crash

Houston man killed in Fort Bend County glider crash

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 67-year-old Houston man died Sunday afternoon when his small aircraft crashed in Fort Bend County near Wallis.
4-time deportee molests 9-year-old Texas child

4-time deportee molests 9-year-old Texas child

Authorities in Texas arrested a man they say broke into a home and molested a 9-year-old girl.
'Lone Ranger' costume sells for nearly $200K at Texas auction

'Lone Ranger' costume sells for nearly $200K at Texas auction

"Hi yo, silver!" A "Lone Ranger" costume brought in some big bucks at auction in Texas over the weekend-- $195,000.

Murder suspect was "class clown"

A Texas man accused of killing six members of a Houston area family was voted homecoming king and class clown during his senior year at Chugiak High School in Eagle River, Alaska.
After 5 years in captivity, Bowe Bergdahl to start work at Texas Army post

After 5 years in captivity, Bowe Bergdahl to start work at Texas Army post

For five years, Taliban militants held Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl captive.
4-month-old found dead in Texas motel

4-month-old found dead in Texas motel

Fort Worth Police await autopsy results to determine how a four-month-old child died. The infant's body was discovered at a Motel 6 located at 6600 South Freeway.
Texans’ training camp begins July 25; seven open practices

Texans’ training camp begins July 25; seven open practices

The Texans’ 2014 training camp begins July 25 and runs through Aug. 26, the team announced Monday.
Texas child, 9, wakes up to man molesting her

Texas child, 9, wakes up to man molesting her

Parker County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 35-year-old Israel Andrade Saturday morning and charged him with burglary of a habitation, with the intent to commit indecency with a child, a first-degree felony.
Rangers take eight-game losing streak into All-Star break

Rangers take eight-game losing streak into All-Star break

The All-Star break has mercifully arrived for the Texas Rangers. Seldom has the franchise ever needed a break more.
A&M’s Sumlin has worked wonders, but Aggies shouldn’t expect SEC title run in 2014

A&M’s Sumlin has worked wonders, but Aggies shouldn’t expect SEC title run in 2014

For fans seeking a historical context, Texas A&M football coach Kevin Sumlin has morphed into Mack Brown, Y2K version.