40,000 Migrants Seeking Asylum Stalled At US BorderThe figure — based on reporting by The Associated Press and Mexican government figures — represents a dramatic increase from the start of the year.
Alabama Starts Atop AP Poll For 2nd Straight YearAlabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in five years.
Michigan Elector Launches 'Vote For Trump' WebsiteA member of the Electoral College from Michigan has created a website urging Donald Trump supporters to rally electors around the President-Elect amid a flurry of anti-Trump lobbying.
Man Pleads Not Guilty In El Paso Officer's Death In WreckThe attorney for a man charged with capital murder in an El Paso police officer's traffic death says his client didn't intend to hit the officer with his vehicle.
Texas Man Pleads Not Guilty To New Mexico Drug TraffickingA Texas man has pleaded not guilty to federal drug trafficking charges in New Mexico.
Texas Student Says Assignment Questioned Religious BeliefsOfficials for the Katy Independent School District apologized for the writing assignment Wednesday, but said they could not confirm allegations the teacher told students to deny the existence of God.
Texas Police Chief Tersely Defends 'In God We Trust' DecalsA Texas police chief has sent a terse letter telling a watchdog group to "go fly a kite" after the group sent a letter of complaint when the chief placed "In God We Trust" decals on patrol vehicles.
American Airlines To Carry Pope On US TourWhen Pope Francis travels around the United States later this week, he will fly on an American Airlines jet that temporarily will be christened Shepherd One
Funeral Held In Minnesota For 8 Slain Texas Family MembersEight black hearses lined up side by side outside a church in a small southeastern Minnesota community Thursday, each set to carry one member of a slain Houston, Texas, family to their final resting place.
Man Charged In Burglary That Left Associate, Resident DeadA capital murder charge has been filed against a 22-year-old man in a March 20 residential burglary in Houston that ended in gunfire that killed the resident and another suspect.
Waco Cop To Head Grand Jury Likely To Hear Biker ShootingA police detective was selected to preside over a grand jury that will likely consider cases stemming from a shootout involving bikers and police in Waco.
Police Identify Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Co-WorkerHouston police have issued an arrest warrant charging with murder a suspect in the fatal shooting of a co-worker at a northeast Houston workplace.
Cars Damaged By Pothole On I-20Dodging potholes has become a part of the daily commute. Still, a huge one in Grand Prairie this morning caught drivers by surprise.
Amtrak Train From Texas Collides With Truck Outside ChicagoAn Amtrak train headed to Chicago from San Antonio slammed into a semitrailer on Friday at a crossing near the Illinois community of Wilmington.
HHSC Commissioner Kyle Janek ResignsHealth and Human Services Commissioner Kyle Janek is on his way out, state officials announced Friday.