Militia groups along the Texas-Mexico border have grown to more than 10 active “teams” from El Paso to the Rio Grande Valley, despite warnings from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and state lawmakers.
Gladewater Police Department to offer citizen police academy
The Gladewater Police Department aims to educate the public and debunk myths about police work during its first citizen police academy in September.
MCSO: Man arrested for burglary twice in two weeks
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:00:00 -0500
A Midland man was arrested Tuesday on a burglary charge less than two weeks after being arrested for a separate burglary, according to court documents.
New setting, new fans
KILGORE — A decision to move a Kilgore balloon event to Driller Park this year paid off Wednesday in big ways, organizers said.
House passes VA reform bill that would expand health care options for veterans
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:46:40 MDT
A bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday would expand health care options for veterans and bring reforms to the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs, said U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso.
Several new buildings under construction in Marshall
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Criminal past eyed
A man accused of taking part in a kidnapping in North Laredo in mid-July had recently posted bond on felony charges, including murder, according to custody records.
Scholarship funds gifted
Texas A&M International University and Laredo Community College were each awarded a $100,000 check for their scholarship endowments during a ceremony Wednesday morning.
Longview ISD trustees say no progress in search for new chief
Longview ISD trustees said Wednesday there is no progress on finding a full-time superintendent.
Man convicted in El Paso police officer’s fatal beating sentenced to 50 years in prison
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:23:26 MDT
Jurors on Wednesday sentenced a man convicted of fatally beating an El Paso police officer to 50 years in prison.
El Paso City Manager Tommy Gonzalez wants to foster team culture at City Hall
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:26:03 MDT
El Paso City Manager Tomas "Tommy" Gonzalez told an audience of businesspeople and officials Wednesday that the city's proposed budget is based on reliable revenue numbers instead of estimates that can change later.
›› Photos: City Manager Tommy Gonzalez CBA luncheon
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