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Migrant children to rejoin parents

By Kristian Hernández, Stateline.org An unprecedented number of unaccompanied migrant children have been placed with sponsors in states across the country this year, despite some...

At least 89 Texas hospitals were out of ICU beds last week

By Carla Astudillo and Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas Tribune As the highly contagious delta variant of COVID-19 spreads and sends unvaccinated Texans to the...

Texas unveils new congressional map, cuts Black and Hispanic districts

By PAUL J. WEBER, The Associated Press AUSTIN — Texas Republicans proposed redrawn congressional maps Monday that would shore up their slipping dominance and bolster...

3 dismembered bodies found in burning Texas dumpster

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police were investigating after three dismembered bodies were discovered in a dumpster that had been set afire in Texas. Fort...

TWC announces new child-care subsidy for working families

The Texas Workforce Commission has announced an enhanced free child-care subsidy for low-wage workers. The target industries include low-wage workers in the arts, entertainment and...

Valley attorney among candidates for state bar’s board

EDINBURG — The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors voted Friday to approve Joe Escobedo Jr. of Edinburg and Cindy V. Tisdale of...

With Abbott’s blessing, lawmakers fast-track property tax cut proposal

By Joshua Fechter, The Texas Tribune With the renewed backing of Gov. Greg Abbott, legislation to cut property tax rates is on a fast track...

O’Rourke on McConaughey: ‘I don’t know how he feels about any of the issues’

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Beto O’Rourke says he is still “very seriously” thinking about running for governor — and that he is not...

Man who says he hit Texas toddler charged with murder

IRVING, Texas (AP) — A man has been charged with killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in suburban Dallas after confessing to hitting the boy...

Officials: All migrants are gone from Texas border camp

By MARÍA VERZA and JUAN LOZANO Associated Press DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000...