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4 border deaths in Texas could be a preview of the summer

Jun. 24, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead this summer as record numbers of migrant families try to get into the United States. Authorities believe the four may have been dead for...

Government moves migrant kids after AP exposes bad treatment

Jun. 24, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30 children remained at the facility near El Paso Monday, said Rep. Veronica...

Police: Man wanted in stabbings fatally shot in Texas

Jun. 24, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

KENT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man accused in the fatal stabbing of a Nashville man and the wounding of his wife has been fatally shot in Texas after stabbing a deputy there. The Metropolitan Nashville Police tweeted Monday that 34-year-old Peter Alexander Bohning of Kent, Connecticut, was...

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions

Jun. 24, 2019 12:48 PM EDT
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station after AP report of perilous conditions.

The Latest: Official: 4 Texas victims died of heat exposure

Jun. 24, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

MISSION, Texas (AP) — The Latest on four bodies found at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Authorities say four people, including three children, found dead in South Texas near the border with Mexico likely died of dehydration and heat exposure after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S....

2 killed after ski boat collides with bass boat in Texas

Jun. 24, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

COVE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and several others were injured after two boats collided in Texas. The Chambers County Sheriff's Office says the collision happened Sunday night near the town of Cove, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of Houston. The sheriff's office says a ski...

Dodgers with big lead as they chase another NL West title

Jun. 24, 2019 3:18 AM EDT

The Los Angeles Dodgers needed a one-game playoff to win the NL West last year. That appears to have been an aberration. After six straight victories, the Dodgers now lead the division by 13 games, and that's a little more in line with their norm of late. Los Angeles has won the last six NL West titles, and twice...

AP FACT CHECK: Obama is a silent partner in Trump's boasts

Jun. 24, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama. Despite assailing his Democratic predecessor for waging a "cruel and heartless war on American energy," for example, Trump can brag about U.S. energy supremacy thanks...

1-year-old child left in SUV dies in south Texas

Jun. 23, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A 1-year-old child has died after being left in a parked SUV in south Texas for about five hours. Galveston police spokesman Sgt. Xavier Hancock tells the Daily News that a parent had arrived for work at a restaurant about 11 a.m. Saturday with the child in a black SUV. The parent...

Federowicz, Santana hit early HRs, Rangers top White Sox 7-4

Jun. 23, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shawn Kelley knew the Texas bullpen was a little short-handed, so he volunteered for some extra work. The Rangers' closer shut down a late White Sox rally with his first four-out save in three years, and Texas beat Chicago 7-4 Sunday. Kelley had bullpen coach Oscar Marin inform the...