Texas News

Children Being Reunited With Their Families

 MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local):      4:50 p.m.      An official of a West Texas organization that's receiving around...

Sen. Cruz Introduces the Student Empowerment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today introduced the Student Empowerment Act. This bill would expand 529 College Savings Plans to include K-12 elementary and secondary school expens...

Five Dead After Fleeing From Border Patrol

BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) - At least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas.      Dimmi...

Coast Guard Rescues Man From Tanker

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old man off a tanker approximately 27 miles south of Sabine, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request fro...

Sen. Cruz Tours Tornado Wreckage in Rowlett

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today joined U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, State Sen. Bob Hall (R-Canton), State Rep. Cindy Burkett (R-Sunnyvale), Rowlett Mayo...

Sen. Cruz Announces New Staff Roles

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today announced new staff roles in his Senate D.C. office, effective immediately. He has named Steve Chartan legislative director and promoted Alec A...