TEXAS LOTTERY® REVENUE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION JUMPS $133 MILLION IN 2012

(AUSTIN) – The Texas Lottery Commission today reported record results for fiscal year 2012, gaining $133 million in revenue over last year for the state’s Foundation School Fund, an increase of 13.8 percent.

Belton High School to Distribute iPads

Belton ISD will embark on the iBHS 1:1 iPad Project as iPads will be distributed to 2,500 students beginning with Seniors on Friday, Sept. 21. Other grade levels will receive iPads as follows: Monday, Sept. 24, Juniors; Tuesday, Sept.

ICE arrests second-in-command of Latin Kings in Bryan

The second-in-command of the Latin Kings gang in Bryan, Texas, was arrested by fugitive operations officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Thursday.

Bell County constables arrest 97 deadbeat parents

Bell County Pct. 3 Constable Thomas Prado; Hays County Pct. 1 Constable David Peterson; Travis County Pct. 5 Constable Bruce Elfant; and Williamson County Pct. 1 Constable Robert Chody and Pct.

Woman on the run after 1-year-old tests positive for cocaine

Doña Ana County Sheriff's investigators said a 30-year-old Mesquite woman is on the run after child-abuse charges were filed against her this week.

Texas A&M spraying to combat West Nile

COLLEGE STATION -- The West Nile Virus has claimed the lives of 59 Texans so far this year. And while Brazos County hasn't reported any deaths from West Nile, the county is certainly not immune.

CS robbery suspected apprehended by witnesses

COLLEGE STATION -- A robber is behind bars tonight thanks to several witnesses who detained the man until police arrived.

Bagged spinach recalled on listeria fears

The Kroger chain of grocery stores announced Tuesday that it has issued a voluntary recall of bagged spinach on fears of listeria contamination.

Christian banners banned at Texas high school's football games

Kountze I.S.D. administrators have banned run-through banners at football games if they display religious messages. The superintendent made the decision after receiving a complaint.