Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.
A Mexican diplomat says a Texas sheriff told him he stood by a traffic sting that led to the arrest of 14 undocumented immigrants near a Hispanic neighborhood, three of whom were later deported.
U.S. officials say Army leaders will announce on Friday that they’ve chosen Austin, Texas, as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars.
A 34-year-old New Hampshire man is accused of laundering thousands of dollars from several fraud schemes, including one affecting Texas retirees.
Texas and nationwide retail gasoline prices are up a penny per gallon this week.
Sen. Ted Cruz says his Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, more than doubled him in fundraising over the past three months — continuing a surprising donation losing streak and potentially tightening a November race that once looked like a slam-dunk.
The Houston Astros have optioned reliever Ken Giles to Triple-A Fresno, a night after he appeared to curse at manager A.J. Hinch when he lifted him from the game.
A South Texas judge may soon return to the bench after being cleared of a felony in an alleged gun-related road rage incident.
Rising oil prices and economic growth has Texas officials projecting a bigger financial cushion to pay for Hurricane Harvey, school safety and health services for the poor.
A school district near Houston has approved at least $1.5 million for increased security at its high school where a gunman killed eight students and two teachers two months ago.