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Eagle Pass dealing with surge of illegal border crossings following closure of Piedras Negras shelter
EAGLE PASS, Texas — Immigrants desperate to reach the U.S. are rolling the dice and taking a risk in high numbers in Eagle Pass, according to Border Patrol officials. “We are arresting about three to four times as many people per day in our sector then we were two weeks ago,” said Matthew Hudak, act
Trump prevails as Mexican officials stop caravan at Texas border and ship migrants to other cities
PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico -- Last week, a caravan of 1,800 Central American migrants arrived in this isolated Mexican border city, where police ushered them into a makeshift government shelter at a shuttered factory surrounded by chain-link fence.
You can eat and sleep at the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' gas station
AUSTIN, Texas — If you're cruising down Highway 304 and head just south of Bastrop, you'll probably pass by a quiet — and familiar — building. The original 1974 film 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' was filmed at a gas station along the highway.
Texas representative proposes bill to end tolls on toll roads
A Texas representative has filed a House Bill that will end tolls on toll roads once they are paid off. House Bill 436 was filed in November 2018 by representative Matt Shaheen from Plano.
Texas Theatre's Cine Mexicano Film Series features prominent Latino filmmakers
Prominent Mexican-American filmmakers will be featured during the Cine Mexicano Film Series that kicks off on March 2 at the Texas Theatre, with Alejandro González Iñárritu's triptych narrative debut Amores Perros.
MS-13 gang member that was previously deported arrested in Eagle Pass
EAGLE PASS, Texas — A MS-13 gang member that was previously deported from the country was arrested Monday in Eagle Pass. Border Patrol agents found the 35-year-old Honduran national Feb. 18 while conducting line watch operations. Records revealed the man, deported from the United States in 2006, is
BP agents rescue child in Eagle Pass
U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Marine Unit in Eagle Pass saved the life of a 12-year-old Honduran boy after pulling him from the Rio Grande River. The boy was part of a group of three people who attempted to cross the river together, including his older brother.
Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'
A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.
Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.
Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut
A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.
Body recovered from the Rio Grande River in Eagle Pass
The body of a man was recovered Thursday morning from the Rio Grande River in Eagle Pass, by U.S. Border Patrol marine agents and the Eagle Pass Fire Department, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday.
Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says
Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.
South Texas 8-year-old dies from flu-like symptoms just hours after diagnosis
A South Texas family is seeking answers after their son suddenly died from flu-like symptoms. Relatives of 8-year-old Martin Campbell said he started feeling sick on Sunday -- he was dead just hours later.
Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.
Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.
Student polls show overwhelming support to bring back Texas A&M-Texas football game
COLLEGE STATION -- Student polls at both Texas A&M and Texas show an overwhelming percentage of current students are in favor of bringing back the Aggies-Longhorns football game, which hasn't been played since 2011.
Man Indicted For Duping North Texas School District Out Of Nearly $2M
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex watches.
A look at the history of African Americans in the Texas legislature
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Capitol is a busy place, filled with people always on the go, fighting for a seat at the table. So, it can be easy to walk past the pictures on the wall and forget the trailblazers.
Arlington doesn't have a public mass transit system, so how do you get around? Curious Texas investigates
This story was updated at 5:30 p.m. to reflect updated information from the City of Arlington. It’s difficult to commute between Arlington and other Dallas-Fort Worth cities unless you own a car or are willing to pay a hefty ride-sharing bill.
12 Senators oppose Texas Secretary of State Whitely; could block his nomination
AUSTIN, Texas — All 12 Democrats in the Texas Senate have publicly confirmed they are opposed to confirming embattled Secretary of State David Whitley, giving them more than enough votes to block his nomination if they’re all in the chamber when the vote comes up.