Rio Grande Valley
The head of the Border Patrol said that his agents made about 420,000 arrests in the budget year that ended in September, a 15 percent increase from the previous year.
The National Weather Service said a record 4.37 inches of rain was measured Thursday at the McAllen airport.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will spend a second day reviewing border protection operations in the Rio Grande Valley.
The financially troubled Fort Worth Cats minor league ball team has been sold to a group headed by former Texas Rangers president Mike Stone.
Texas Republican lawmakers unveiled their proposed map for new congressional districts on Tuesday, and Gov. Rick Perry placed it on the special legislative session agenda.