Boat of Cuban immigrants washes up on South Padre Island

A group of Cuban refugees ended up on the South Padre Island shore Monday after reportedly being at sea for 21 days.

ISIS video shows beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff

The ISIS terror group has published a video titled "A second message to America," showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. The video also threatens the life of British captive David Haines.

Firefighters to be honored at Medal Day Ceremony

For outstanding service, a distinct group of firefighters will be honored in a Medal Day Ceremony on Thursday Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater located at 800 South San Marcial Street.

Reward increased for $10,000 for Texas Most Wanted Fugitive

The reward for Israel Aguirre, 33, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September.

Onix apartments take shape on El Paso's west side

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Details emerge on east El Paso's 'Montana Commons'

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Police investigating possible mountain lion sighting in Central El Paso

El Paso Police are investigating reports of a possible mountain lion sighting near Alabama and Jackson streets in Central El Paso early Tuesday morning.

Abbott to call for credit for massive online courses

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott will call for students to receive college credit for taking massive open online courses — often referred to as "MOOCs&quo

UT-Austin: Mission accomplished for $3 billion campaign

University of Texas at Austin officials are claiming victory after an eight-year capital campaign, which ended Aug. 31, exceeded its $3 billion goal.

Analysis: Ruling provides candidates a talking point

Give this to state district Judge John Dietz: He gave the next Legislature a purpose. This year’s general election campaigns, to be fair, are just getting started.

Texas Voter ID Law trial begins in Corpus Christi

The three-year-old Texas voter ID law heads to federal court on Tuesday in Corpus Christi, where a judge will determine whether the state's measure requiring voters to present photo identification at polling places is unfair to minority vot

For TX charities, a struggle to send aid across Border

The siren and flashing red sign on the bridge into this border town meant a car loaded with donations from charitable Texans had to undergo a secondary inspection.

Austin brewery releases 99 pack of beer

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the packs of beer. Forget about a 6 pack or 12 pack, this one has 99 cans in it.

Colorado's missing marijuana taxes

Colorado is missing $21.5 million in pot taxes.

New report: How to crave healthy snacks

A pilot study just published in the Journal Nutrition & Diabetes states that changing your eating behavior might actually change how your brain reacts to high and low-calorie foods, like deciding to snack on carrots instead of cookies?