Stories By Gary Martin

  • Boling converts turnovers to eliminate East Bernard ROSENBERG — During preparation for Friday night's rematch against East Bernard, Boling head football coach Kevin Urbanek stressed the need for his team to "capitalize on East Bernard mistakes and not have turnovers on offense."
  • Officials identify infant who died in hot car; investigation... An investigation into the death of an infant who was left in a hot car in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Helotes continued Saturday as officials released the identity of the young boy.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia found dead at West Texas ranch Senior U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday on a luxury resort in West Texas, federal officials said.
  • Officer-involved shooting leaves one dead on Northwest Side The incident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. in the 6500 block of Spring Branch on the city's Northwest Side.
  • Pair of morning wrecks causing traffic woes Both accidents backed up traffic on major thoroughfares.
  • Morning storms leave thousands without power A CPS spokeswoman said the storms were accompanied by lightning. There were 7,000 lightning strikes associated with the Friday storms, with power cut to 17,000 customers.
  • Eldora offers inexpensive alternative to pricier Colorado ski... Eldora Mountain Resort location close to Denver allows business travelers or visitors a quick ski vacation
  • Obama to host Spurs at White House to celebrate championship President Barack Obama will entertain the San Antonio Spurs at the White House on Monday to celebrate their 2014 NBA championship.
  • Another candidate joins race to replace Van de Putte in Senate... Trey Martinez Fischer told more than 150 people that he was the logical successor in the largely working class district.
  • Obama to travel to Fort Hood for memorial service for shooting victims
  • Obama gives deadline for sexual assault cases President Barack Obama praised historic reforms passed by Congress to crack down on sexual assaults in the military, but said Friday he would give the Pentagon one year to make progress before agreeing to more stringent changes.
  • The Senate passed a defense bill late Thursday that includes historic reforms to better protect military victims of sexual assault and increases penalties for perpetrators.
  • Steve Stockman's surprise move puts spotlight on Senate race Cornyn suggested the misperception about his conservative bona fides is the result of his unflappable style and a result of his former positions as Texas Supreme Court justice and state attorney general. Just hours after Stockman surprised the...
  • The House voted 350-69 to pass the sweeping legislation, a compromise bipartisan bill hammered out by House and Senate leaders in order move it through Congress by the holiday recess. Rep. Susan Davis, D-Calif., said the provisions in the bill...
  • Democrats and Republicans in both congressional chambers agreed this week to vote on a streamlined defense bill and forgo further amendments to the spending legislation — including a controversial measure by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., that...
  • WASHINGTON — Although a major overhaul of the military justice system appears unlikely this year, a House-Senate compromise on the defense bill drew praise Tuesday for its added protections for sex-assault victims and for strengthening penalties...
  • Rep. Steve Stockman, a conservative firebrand who has been dogged by ethical questions and campaign debt, withdrew as a candidate for re-election Monday and instead filed as a Republican challenger to U.S. Sen. John Cornyn. The filing...
  • Stockman to challenge Cornyn; Canseco, 2 others file for... Stockman's filing gives Cornyn a tea party challenge that he had sought to avoid.
  • This Congress likely to remain unproductive Gridlock has delayed action on crucial issues.
  • The accelerated timetable could force the Senate to vote on a limited number of amendments, and could even mean abandoning votes on the Gillibrand and McCaskill proposals despite the Senate completing a full day of debate on the two measures that...