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Migrants will replace inmates in a South Texas prison

Jun. 17, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Texas is transferring inmates from a state prison to make room for migrants detained by state authorities, a prison system spokesman said Thursday. The prison system began moving inmates from the Dolph Briscoe Unit prison in Dilley to other prisons...

Texas joins list of states dropping permit rules for guns

Jun. 17, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will now let people carry handguns without first getting a background check and training, becoming the latest and largest on a growing list of states to roll back permitting requirements for carrying guns in public. Republican Gov. Greg...

Washington Wizards fire coach Scott Brooks after 5 seasons

Jun. 16, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook, Bradley Beal and the Wizards will have another coach next season after general manager Tommy Sheppard decided the organization is better off moving on from coach Scott Brooks. Washington made the playoffs three times under Brooks but...

2 soldiers accused of smuggling migrants from Mexico

Jun. 15, 2021 21:12 PM EDT

LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A Fort Hood soldier and a Pennsylvania National Guardsman stationed at the Central Texas installation have been charged with smuggling two men into Texas from Mexico. Court records show Fort Hood soldier Ralph Gregory Saint-Joie, 18, and guardsman...

Two drown after rescuing children from Texas river

Jun. 14, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

SEGUIN, Texas (AP) — Searchers recovered the body Monday of a second person drowned after he and a woman were swept away after rescuing two children from a Texas river, officials said. The body of Victor Villanueva, 30, was recovered Monday afternoon from the Guadalupe...

San Antonio base locked down for hour after gunfire reported

Jun. 09, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force base in San Antonio was placed on lockdown for about an hour Wednesday after military officials said gunfire was reported near a base gate. Two gunshots were reported heard coming from outside Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland onto the base...

Head found in Louisiana identified as that of Texas woman

May. 28, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

CAMERON, La. (AP) — A head found along a highway near the Louisiana coast three years ago has been identified as that of a Texas woman who was last seen in 2017. Investigators used dental records to identify the dead person as Sally Ann Hines, 58, of San Antonio, news...

Growing pains as Spurs transition to younger roster

May. 25, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — After relying heavily on veterans for two decades, the San Antonio Spurs are having growing pains in their transformation to a younger roster. For the first time, San Antonio missed the playoffs for a second straight season after an NBA-record 22...

Grizzlies get another chance to play into NBA postseason

May. 18, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies entered the season hoping to speed up the rebuilding process for the NBA's second-youngest team by reaching the playoffs. The can take the next step in achieving that goal Wednesday night — if they can beat the San Antonio...

LeBron vs. Steph: A play-in game will be a superstar tussle

May. 17, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

LeBron vs. Steph. Oh, what a way to get into NBA playoff mode. The matchups for the NBA’s new play-in tournament are set. It starts Tuesday night with the Eastern Conference: No. 10 Charlotte at No. 9 Indiana and No. 8 Washington at No. 7 Boston....