JUNCTION, Texas (AP) — Emergency personnel have found the bodies of two of the four people swept away when raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas. Texas A&M Forest Service spokeswoman Christi Powers says the bodies were found Thursday on the banks of the Llano River more than 6 miles downstream from where they went missing. The search for the other two missing persons continues.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke of Texas still has work when it comes to Hispanic outreach in his race against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. O’Rourke needs a broad electorate in November to have a chance at pulling off one of the biggest upsets of the 2018 midterms. His path to victory includes getting more Latinos to the polls, which Texas Democrats have struggled to do for decades. Texas ranks near the bottom in voter turnout.
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A new charter flight service will soon link the northern New Mexico tourist destination of Taos with Dallas and Austin. Officials announced Thursday that Taos Air will begin Dec. 20, in time for what many hope will be a solid ski season across the region.
HOUSTON (AP) — Two men have been banned from a Houston gun range for life after one pointed an unloaded gun at the other while taking a picture. Top Gun Range manager Kyle Harrison tells television station KTRK he was alarmed when he saw the one man point the handgun at himself then at his friend’s head while he took a selfie. The safety officer broke it up and ejected the pair, and the gun range posted surveillance video of the incident on Twitter.