DPS arrests 6 in undercover cocaine case at El Paso motel
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:25:29 MDT
An undercover operation by the Texas Department of Public Safety resulted in the arrest of six people and the seizure of nearly six pounds of cocaine Monday at a motel parking lot in East-Central El Paso, officials said Wednesday.
Defending Planned Parenthood
tdtnews.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0500
In response to Michael Brandes’ Aug. 15 letter: He wonders about the naming of Planned Parenthood and labels it as “designed to kill children.”
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:13:01 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. No
TV station balances grief, journalism after on-air shooting
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:10:48 -0500
Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air.
Indicted Texas attorney general set for 1st court appearance
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:09:21 -0500
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is scheduled to make his first court appearance on charges that he defrauded investors before becoming the state's top lawyer.
Fewer waiting: VA sees reduction in backlog of disability claims
tdtnews.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:21:00 -0500
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs announced Wednesday an historic low in the number of people waiting on the disability claims backlog list.This week, the VA reported in a news release, the number of disability claims dropped to 98,535 claims, marking an 84 percent reduction since 2013, when the claims peaked at more than 600,000 claims.
New power poles irk Manhattan Heights residents
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:55:32 MDT
Several 45-foot-tall power poles are going up in Manhattan Heights, upsetting residents who say the posts are defacing the historic Central El Paso neighborhood.
Funeral home in El Paso celebrates remodeling
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:55:39 MDT
The Kaster Maxon & Futrell Funeral Home at 8817 Dyer in Northeast El Paso will celebrate the completion of a $25,000 building remodeling with an open house Saturday, the home's manager reported.
Experts: Trump, Ramos confrontation shouldn’t be a surprise
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:46:44 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's onscreen confrontation with Univision's Jorge Ramos on Tuesday over the Republican presidential candidate's immigration plan should only be a surprise to those who don't
Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:14:13 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Famous people don't often get involved with Medicare payment policy, but a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and a former U.S. senator who lost a leg in wartime service have joined an
The Latest: Sheriff: 1 stabbing victim critical, 1 stable
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:01:24 -0500
SUNSET, La. (AP) — The latest on a police officer being shot and three people being stabbed in Sunset, La. (all times are local).
Verlander takes no-hit bid into 9th, Tigers beat Angels 5-0
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:09:33 -0500
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander leaned forward a bit, hoping this line drive would land foul.
Blue Jays 12, Rangers 4
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:32:03 -0500
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