National

Texas deputy fatally shot at traffic stop; gunman took off

Officials in Texas say a constable deputy has died after a driver fired multiple shots at him during a traffic stop early Sunday.
January 23, 2022 6:01 AM

Texas

Plea deal could free man sentenced to life for killing wife

The family of a woman strangled by her husband nearly three decades ago in Vermont is handling the news that her killer could soon go free.
January 22, 2022 12:40 PM

Texas

Planned natural gas plants would cost $900M, run 10% of time

January 22, 2022 11:14 AM

National

County official pleads guilty to misdemeanor election fraud

An East Texas county commissioner and his wife have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor election fraud after reaching a plea deal that allows him to remain in office.
January 22, 2022 6:13 AM

National

NTSB: Paraglider not on controller’s radar before collision

Federal investigators say an air traffic controller’s radar display didn’t show the location and altitude of a paraglider when a small plane was placed on a collision course with it near Houston last month.
January 22, 2022 6:11 AM
Texas hostages escaped synagogue as FBI SWAT team rushed in

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Texas hostages escaped synagogue as FBI SWAT team rushed in

An FBI official says that in the final moments of a 10-hour standoff with a gunman at a Texas synagogue, the remaining hostages and the officials trying to negotiate their release took “near simultaneous plans of action,” with the hostages escaping as an FBI tactical team moved in.
January 22, 2022 6:11 AM

World

Venezuelan girl drowns in Rio Grande amid migration to US

Mayerlin Mayor left her native Maracaibo with her 7-year-old daughter Victoria this month.
January 22, 2022 6:11 AM

National

Central Texas wildfire still in check; no structures damaged

Firefighters are mopping up a Central Texas wildfire after holding in check for a day with no structures reported damaged or persons injured.
January 21, 2022 5:35 PM
New approach to teaching race in school divides New Mexico

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New approach to teaching race in school divides New Mexico

A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should be taught, with thousands of parents and teachers weighing in on changes that would dramatically increase instruction related to racial and social identity beginning in kindergarten.
January 21, 2022 5:27 PM