| Jun 13, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Sen. Steve Ogden, R-Bryan, is the latest lawmaker to say it: A $4 billion shortfall in state financing does not have to mean teachers lose their jobs.
At the end of the legislative session, Ogden, told his colleagues in the Senate that...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:10 PM
CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO -- Three teens, two of them U.S. citizens, were killed in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez this weekend, a spokesman with the Chihuahua state prosecutor's office said late Monday.
The teenagers had crossed the border from...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 9:07 AM
My name is Celeste and Mike and I have known each other for over 9 years. Most of our friends who knew us back in college would say that we were completely opposite people wanting different things out of life at the time; a very unlikely couple. I was...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:52 AM
The Texas Tribune
Minorities Drove Texas Growth, Census Figures Show
by Ross Ramsey, Matt Stiles, Julian Aguilar and Ryan Murphy, The Texas Tribune
The state's explosive growth during the past...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Vivian Unce, an American veteran, suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and manic depression.
“By the time I got here I was a mess. I relocated from El Paso, Texas moving from family member to family member,” said Unce. “You...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Bloomington. Home of the Hoosiers, and by extension, Hoosier Hospitality. But hold on, location-based social networking site Foursquare has done a little research and decided to label Bloomington as "Rude." In fact, it ranks B-town as the fourth rudest...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 9:20 AM
Thirteen men were killed in a raid at a drug rehabilitation center in Tijuana, Mexican officials said Monday.
Masked gunmen forced residents onto the floor at El Camino a la Recuperacion center and then sprayed them with bullets, officials said. The...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:08 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — One person can make a difference. You just have to believe in yourself, be patient, put in many hours of work, and, sometimes — just sometimes — search far and wide for Spanish translators.
That was the message...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:23 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Balboa Peninsula's most famous horses will stop galloping come September.
The Balboa Fun Zone will likely close its iconic merry-go-round after the Fun Zone marks its 75th anniversary Sept. 24, according to manager Patrick Moore....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:31 AM
Martín Reséndiz, alcalde de un poblado fronterizo del estado de Nuevo México y candidato a legislador, estaba ebrio cuando firmó nueve contratos con una empresa de California que ahora está demandando al ayuntamiento por un millón de dólares, según se...
| Sep 4, 2009
The deed was stomach-turning: Hooded gunmen burst into a Ciudad Juarez drug treatment center, gathered together those inside and lined them up before opening fire with semiautomatic weapons. When the shooting was over, 18 people were dead.
| Mar 31, 2009
The United States does not need to send troops to the border in response to Mexico's drug war, nor is Mexico in danger of becoming a failed state, law enforcement officials told a congressional panel Monday.
Witnesses testifying before members of the...