Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.
The border patrol’s largest migrant processing center is closed for now over fears of a potentially deadly flu outbreak. A 16-year-old from Guatemala, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, died Monday.. CBS News - Published
Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline have filed a lawsuit challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a..
Reuters reports a deadly storm system that blasted U.S. southern and central states has weakened, but more severe weather is on the way. According to National Weather Service meteorologists, more than..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a storm system that blasted the U.S. South began to weaken, however another one appears to be on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes carved a path of..
Gizmodo reports that the United States Postal Service will begin testing self-driving mail delivery trucks. The USPS is partnering with San Diego-based startup TuSimple in a two-week pilot program to..
According to Mother Nature Network, Severe storms and devastating tornadoes have wreaked havoc in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas over the past few days. The string of intense..
Former Texas congressman and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is attempting to reboot his presidential bid with a media tour. He's making stops on "The View" and "The Rachel Maddow Show" on top of..
Homeland Security officials told the Washington Post that border patrols stations in south Texas are overcrowded with the amount of migrants passing through the U.S.-Mexico border. A report said that..
According to a report by Reuters, officials said that a barge carrying gasoline capsized and leaked its cargo into the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, following a collision on Friday with a..
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will make his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday. Shanahan's trip comes against the background of the Pentagon's search for a longer-term plan..
Quanell X, a local civil rights activist and spokesman for the mother of missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis says they have new video showing the mother's ex-fiancé leaving their apartment with bleach and..
In 2015, Texas resident Sandra Bland was arrested after a traffic stop turned ugly. According to Business Insider, she hung herself in a Waller County jail cell three days later. Bland's death sparked..
Severe storms in the middle of the country are now blamed for two deaths. Also, the biggest processing center for migrants in Texas is shut down to new arrivals after a 16-year-old dies amid signs of a.. CBS News - Published
Six years ago, a monster tornado killed 24 people in Oklahoma. On Monday, forecasters are warning people in Oklahoma and Texas about a series of tornadoes hit the region. David Begnaud reports. CBS News - Published
A 16-year-old boy from Guatemala was found dead Monday in the Texas facility where he was being held by U.S. Border Patrol. Carlos Hernandez Vásquez died hours after a nurse there determined he had.. CBS News - Published
Severe weather brought nearly seven inches of rain to parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas Monday night, causing life-threatening flash flooding. In Hominy, Oklahoma, dozens of people had to.. CBS News - Published
U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared,.. Reuters - Published
An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and Texas remained under a tornado watch.. USATODAY.com - Published
When an 8-year-old girl was taken in broad daylight near Fort Worth, Texas, a group of volunteers went looking for her. One man saw the suspect's car and called for help. Omar Villafranca has the.. CBS News - Published
Tornadoes hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma on Monday, where forecasters predicted the worst storms in more than two years. CBS New York chief weathercaster Lonnie Quinn is tracking the storm's path. CBS News - Published
A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother. Fort Worth police say the girl was found safe Sunday at.. USATODAY.com - Published
A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •CBS News
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More powerful storms are building in the southern Plains where five and a half million people are under a threat of severe weather. Tornadoes touched down in several states over the weekend. School is.. CBS News - Published
A dangerous day for weather is forecast for Monday in portions of Texas and Oklahoma. "An outbreak of tornadoes, some potentially long-track and violent, is expected today into this evening," the Storm.. USATODAY.com - Published
Surveillance video from a home near Fort Worth shows the kidnapping of 8-year-old Salem Sabatka. She was out for a walk with her mother when she was taken by someone in a passing car. Her mother tried.. CBS News - Published
The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and the Canadian border. NYTimes.com - Published
Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said. Reuters - Published
Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent,.. USATODAY.com - Published
The Trump administration is apparently planning to move hundreds of undocumented immigrants to south Florida. Local officials in Broward and Palm Beach Counties say they have been told to expect plane.. CBS News - Published
A fighter jet crashes into a Southern California warehouse near a busy freeway. Also, the Trump administration is apparently planning to move hundreds of undocumented immigrants from Texas to Florida... CBS News - Published
Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and rigging up makeshift awnings with reflective.. Reuters - Published
Residents of an apartment complex in the Houston area describe the moments that led to an officer fatally shooting a woman who police said had taken the officer's Taser. (May 14)
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Investigators in Texas are urging the person who shot video of a deadly police shooting to contact them. Police say Pamela Turner grabbed an officer’s taser on Monday and used it on him while she was.. CBS News - Published