A legal ruling that would send 28 detained immigrant mothers and their children back to Latin America despite their claims they would be persecuted upon return was upheld on Monday by a federal appeals court.
Federal immigration officials said Monday they are considering phasing out the use of private contractors at its detention facilities amid pressure from immigrant advocates to end the practice over safety concerns.
A West Texas teacher fired after saying online she was inclined to support racial segregation after watching a video of a white officer wrestling a black teenager to the ground has been hired by another school district.
Air bag maker Takata Corp.'s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its inflators and a volatile chemical exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing a woman and injuring four others.
In a story Aug. 28 about foods that won awards at the State Fair of Texas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the category winners. Fried Jell-O won Best Taste and State Fair Cookie Fries won Most Creative, not the other way around.
Lubbock Police released this dashcam and body camera video on Friday of a driver who was asleep at the wheel. When they approached and tried to wake him by pounding on his window, he sped off and slammed into a power pole, triggering an explosion.
Lubbock Police Department
Passed out driver wakes up and slams into utility pole, causing explosion
Police release video of a suspect in UT student's death