Texas

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke.
(Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File)
November 06, 2018 - 6:30 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke has already used his once-longshot Texas Senate run to become a national Democratic phenomenon, shatter fundraising records and set off whispers that he could be a credible 2020 White House contender. But it was not enough to upset incumbent Republican Ted Cruz...
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Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 7:31 pm
SHERMAN, Texas (AP) -- Prosecutors in Texas say a New York City man must serve nine months in federal prison for trafficking more than $150,000 worth of body parts from endangered African lions and tigers. Arongkron "Paul" Malasukum was sentenced Wednesday in Sherman. Malasukum in November pleaded...
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Migrant children
Nick Oza/The Republic via USA TODAY NETWORK
June 25, 2018 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- President Donald Trump is proposing that illegal immigrants caught near the border should just be sent back where they came from pretty much immediately. "We cannot allow all of these people to invade our Country. When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges...
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Television newscasters prepare to give updates near a memorial in front of Santa Fe High School on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.
(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 9:20 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first services since a gunman blasted his way into a high school and killed 10 people, with one pastor lamenting the grief "that none of us can comprehend." Just two days after the deaths...
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(Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 1:09 pm
The first of 10 funerals was held Sunday for the children and teachers murdered in the Texas school shooting last week.
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This images shows an alligator.
Dreamstime
May 16, 2018 - 11:12 am
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have arrested a man they say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of a man in an extortion attempt. The Connecticut Post reports that 30-year-old Isaias Garcia, of Garland, Texas, was held on $250,000 bail after pleading not guilty Tuesday to several...
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
(AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 12, 2018 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are facing an "epidemic of dishonesty" in Washington that's more dangerous than terrorism or communism. That's according to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who warned in a commencement speech on Saturday at Texas' Rice University that "an endless barrage of...
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Teenager in handcuffs.
Dreamstime
May 03, 2018 - 10:34 am
PLANO, TX (1010 WINS) -- A 17-year-old in Texas faces terrorism charges. Matin Azizi-Yarand was pulled out of class on Tuesday and arrested after an FBI informant said the teen had been online discussing a detailed plan for an armed assault in Frisco, north of Dallas. He was asked if he planned to...
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Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., who is being sought in connection with the killing of a Florida woman. Authorities have released new video of Riess, a Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband and then a woman in southwest Florida.
(Dodge County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 9:19 am
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — A woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida where she used the same gun to slay her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity has been captured at a South Texas resort. Two federal deputy marshals arrested...
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An unattended package.
Dreamstime
March 13, 2018 - 10:11 am
A manhunt is underway in Texas for whoever has been planting exploding package bombs in Austin.
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