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Texas governor to reject new refugees, first under Trump

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state will reject the re-settlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do...

Texas judge orders border wall fundraiser not to build

HOUSTON (AP) — A local judge in South Texas has ordered supporters of President Donald Trump not to build their planned private border wall...

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained near border

HOUSTON (AP) — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks.Francisco Erwin Galicia left...

New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas

CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government's newest holding...

Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children

HOUSTON (AP) — The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being...

U.S. prepares to start building portion of Texas border wall

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, likely...

Texas landowners dig in to fight Trump’s border wall

HIDALGO, Texas (AP) — As President Donald Trump travels to the border in Texas to make the case for his $5.7 billion wall, landowner...

Activists decry no-jail sentence for former frat president

HOUSTON (AP) — In a case with echoes of the furor involving a Stanford University swimmer two years ago, advocates for sex-crime victims say...

Judge stalls enforcement of Trump asylum restrictions

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has ordered the U.S. government not to enforce a ban on asylum for people who cross the southern border...

AP reporter who observed 400+ executions in Texas retires

HOUSTON (AP) — Associated Press journalist Michael Graczyk, who witnessed and chronicled more than 400 executions as a criminal justice reporter in Texas, will...

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Interim president named for Dallas West End Association

The Dallas West End Association (WEA) is excited to announce that it has named entrepreneur and West End building owner Tanya Ragan...

Veritex Holdings: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Veritex Holdings Inc. (VBTX) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $22.9 million.The Dallas-based bank said it had earnings of...