Lawmaker: Texas To Send 1,000 Guardsmen To BorderA state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border.
Mass Graves Of Suspected Unidentified Immigrants Buried In Cemetery Near BorderThe mass graves of suspected unidentified immigrants buried haphazardly in a South Texas cemetery and uncovered this month by anthropologists should be secured by state police until a criminal investigation can be carried out, a Texas lawmaker said Sunday.
Oklahoma Court Approves Six-Month Stay Of ExecutionCharles Warner was scheduled to die just hours after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett by Oklahoma prison officials last week.
Boy Dies After Being Run Over By School BusInvestigators say an 11-year-old boy has died after being run over by a school bus on its morning route in North Texas.
Galveston Man Gets Prison For Hacking Texas DPS A hacker who targeted Texas Department of Public Safety computers has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison.
5 Kids On Way To Texas Water Park Killed In Car CrashA sport utility vehicle taking 10 children to a water park veered out of control and overturned on an East Texas highway Monday afternoon, killing five youngsters and injuring the other seven occupants.
Texas Paid State Employees $122M In OT Last Year Texas paid $122 million in overtime to public employees statewide last year, with everyone from members of Gov. Rick Perry's security detail to furniture movers taking home extra pay.