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  • Relatives have vigil for 4 allegedly killed by border agent September 19, 2018
    LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Dozens of family members and friends of four slain women who investigators say were the victims of a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor gathered Tuesday evening in South Texas to remember them at a vigil. In a park near San Agustin Cathedral in downtown Laredo, they held small candles and photos of […]
  • Feeling your pain: Presidents tread tricky disaster politics September 19, 2018
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The politics of natural disasters can be tricky for a president. Long before President Donald Trump tossed paper towels to storm-stricken Puerto Ricans and denied Hurricane Maria's official death toll, his predecessors struggled to steer the nation through life-and-death emergencies. To project empathy without looking weak. To show both command and cooperation. […]
  • Texas guard charged with assaulting prisoner who later died September 19, 2018
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas prison guard is charged with assaulting an inmate who later died from his injuries. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said Tuesday that D'Andre Glasper, who resigned from the job, has been charged with aggravated assault by a public servant. Authorities say Glasper injured inmate Gary Ryan during an […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Night' game September 19, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were: 03-04-06-09-10-15-16-17-18-19-20-24 (three, four, six, nine, ten, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-four)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Night' game September 19, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Night" game were: 4-5-9-3, Sum It Up: 21 (four, five, nine, three; Sum It Up: twenty-one)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game September 19, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were: 8-0-1, Sum It Up: 9 (eight, zero, one; Sum It Up: nine)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game September 19, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Cash 5" game were: 06-27-29-36-37 (six, twenty-seven, twenty-nine, thirty-six, thirty-seven)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game September 19, 2018
    ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 31-32-43-63-68, Mega Ball: 17, Megaplier: 2 (thirty-one, thirty-two, forty-three, sixty-three, sixty-eight; Mega Ball: seventeen; Megaplier: two) Estimated jackpot: $252 million
  • Exhibit showcases images of Mexico border walls, fences September 19, 2018
    NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it up close, or to see details of the various sections. Kenneth Madsen, an Ohio State University geography professor and border wall expert, hopes his new photo exhibit will help bring the […]
  • GOP scores upset to replace convicted Texas state senator September 19, 2018
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Republican Pete Flores has upset Democrat Pete Gallego (gah-YEY'-goh) in a runoff, capturing a reliably blue state Senate seat vacated by a former lawmaker sentenced to 12 years in prison on federal fraud charges. San Antonio Democratic Sen. Carlos Uresti resigned in June after being convicted of helping an oilfield service […]
  • Texas school superintendent says "can't count" on black QBs September 19, 2018
    HOUSTON (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent who wrote "You can't count on a black quarterback" in the comment section of an online news article says he thought it was a private message. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in the Piney Woods, about 75 miles north of Houston. In […]
  • El Paso's landmark Ranger Peak aerial tram closed to public September 19, 2018
    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso's landmark Wyler Aerial Tramway, which has carried passengers to the peak of the Franklin Mountains for the past six decades, has been closed to public use indefinitely. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced Tuesday that it has closed the Wyler Aerial Tramway after an engineering study found […]
  • Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands September 19, 2018
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule that forced energy companies to capture methane — a key contributor to climate change that's released in huge amounts during drilling on U.S. and tribal lands. A replacement rule from the Interior Department rescinds mandates for companies to reduce gas pollution, […]
  • The Latest: States sue over Trump pollution rollback September 18, 2018
    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Trump administration rollback of a rule meant to curb pollution emissions from oil and gas drilling on public lands (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Attorneys general from California and New Mexico are suing the Trump administration over its rollback of a rule aimed at reducing pollution from […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Evening' game September 18, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were: 8-5-1-8, Sum It Up: 22 (eight, five, one, eight; Sum It Up: twenty-two)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game September 18, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 8-4-4, Sum It Up: 16 (eight, four, four; Sum It Up: sixteen)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game September 18, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 02-05-07-09-10-13-14-15-16-18-21-24 (two, five, seven, nine, ten, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, eighteen, twenty-one, twenty-four)
  • Air Force training aircraft crashes near San Antonio mall September 18, 2018
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force training aircraft has crashed into a vacant field near a San Antonio shopping mall. An Air Force spokeswoman said the crash happened just before 4 p.m. Tuesday at a vacant field near Rolling Oaks Mall in northeastern San Antonio, about 3½ miles northwest of Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph. […]
  • Arrest shows challenge of keeping rogues off Border Patrol September 18, 2018
    HOUSTON (AP) — The arrest of a Border Patrol supervisor on allegations that he killed four women calls new attention to the agency's problems keeping rogue officers off its force as it faces intense pressure to hire thousands more agents. Juan David Ortiz, who worked in the agency's Laredo sector, is accused of targeting women […]
  • Prosecutor: Texas man mistaken as thief shot with hands up September 18, 2018
    DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area black man mistaken for a thief last year as he tried to unlock his own truck had his hands in the air and was begging not to be shot when a police officer shot him twice, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Dallas County prosecutor Bryan Mitchell told jurors during opening statements […]

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