Region & State


Victoria Democrats rally in effort to turn Texas blue

David Alameel, the Democratic U.S. Senate nominee in Texas, said one day he woke up and realized while he is living the American dream, many are not. Read Story »
  • August 20, 2014 6:55 a.m.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream. Read Story »
  • August 19, 2014 8:42 p.m.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being." Read Story »
  • August 19, 2014 6:36 p.m.
    ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday. Read Story »
  • August 19, 2014 3:11 p.m.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced cyclist as it pushes to restore momentum and influence after a tumultuous two years. Read Story »
  • August 19, 2014 9:24 a.m.
    GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A murder warrant has been issued for a suspect in a fatal stabbing during a fight at a North Texas roller skating rink that left two people dead and five hurt. Read Story »
  • August 19, 2014 8:51 a.m.
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Light rail service at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport began Monday with the first train officially arriving to link travelers to downtown Dallas. Read Story »
  • August 18, 2014 9:34 p.m.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge opted Monday not to issue an arrest warrant against Gov. Rick Perry, but the Republican still faces the unflattering prospect of being booked, fingerprinted and having his mug shot taken — and has assembled a team of high-powered attorneys to fight the two felony counts of abuse of power against him. Read Story »
  • August 18, 2014 4:58 p.m.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry say they don't know when he will be booked on abuse of power charges — but that it won't happen in secret. Read Story »
  • August 18, 2014 4:27 p.m.
    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Brandon Carr should make his preseason debut Saturday night in Miami after missing the first two weeks of training camp to be with his ailing mother before she died of breast cancer. Read Story »
  • August 18, 2014 1:58 p.m.
    MISSION, Texas (AP) — On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande. A state trooper soon arrived to help. Then out of the darkness emerged seven more armed men in fatigues. Read Story »
  • August 17, 2014 6:33 p.m.
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adam Rosales and Mike Carp hit RBI singles in the ninth inning off Angels closer Huston Street, rallying the Texas Rangers over Los Angeles 3-2 Sunday. Read Story »
  • August 17, 2014 5 p.m.
    HOUSTON (AP) — Increasing workers' earning power and offering Latino-owned companies easier access to funding that can be used for growth and expansion can help improve the social and economic status of Latinos in the U.S. and throughout Latin America, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim told a group of religious and community leaders Sunday. Read Story »
  • August 17, 2014 10:54 a.m.
    ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — David Barajas denies killing a drunk driver in a fit of rage after his two sons were fatally struck in 2012 on a rural road in Southeast Texas. Read Story »
  • August 17, 2014 12:52 a.m.
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House candidates also face the distraction of legal troubles back at home. Read Story »
  • August 16, 2014 11:43 p.m.
    HOUSTON (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney showed off his potential in the Houston Texans' preseason home opener. Read Story »