SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – The number of children living in poverty has swelled over the past three decades in fast-growing, ethnically diverse states such as Texas, Arizona, and Nevada as the nation’s population center shifts south and west, a report Monday on childhood well-being shows.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers in Connecticut allege conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files containing child pornography as part of a defamation lawsuit against the Infowars host by relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
DALLAS (AP) – A photo of the man who was fatally shot after opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas shows him wearing a mask and tactical gear while carrying a long gun.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A Texas sheriff’s sergeant who died shortly after being found in his car with head injuries apparently suffered a medical emergency and wasn’t shot, as deputies initially suspected, authorities said Saturday.
US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie
12-year-old girl wins Texas State Boxing Championship
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.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a $1.6 billion storm and flood resilience plan nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered parts of the state.
Texas ceremony marks issuing of George H.W. Bush stamp
Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Bryan Witt said Wednesday that the children aboard the Muleshoe Independent School District bus were taken to a Muleshoe hospital for evaluation.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement said Tuesday it’s dealing with a dramatic spike in the number of children crossing the border without parents.
The bill signed by the Republican governor on Monday was passed this year after Texas police shut down a lemonade stand run by two girls in 2015.
Abbott on Tuesday called it a “monumental moment” while signing the bill at an Austin elementary school. It comes near the end of an often rocky decade for Texas schools, which had absorbed steep budget cuts and saw the state’s school finance system declared flawed but constitutional in 2016.