U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the investiture ceremony at the Texas House on November 11, 2013.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at the investiture ceremony at the Texas House on November 11, 2013.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Found Dead In West Texas

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday morning at the Cibolo Creek resort near Marfa, Justice of the Peace David Beebe told The Texas Tribune. Presidio County Judge Cinderella Guevera pronounced Scalia dead after 1 p.m.

 
A look at City Hall in Crystal City, which bills itself the "Spinach Capital of the World."
A look at City Hall in Crystal City, which bills itself the "Spinach Capital of the World."

No State Help for Crystal City Council Meltdown

After most of its elected officials were arrested, questions swirled about whether — and how — Crystal City's government can function in the coming months. This much is clear, experts agree: The city must wade through the mess largely on its own. 

No State Help for Crystal City Council Meltdown

A look at City Hall in Crystal City, which bills itself the "Spinach Capital of the World."
A look at City Hall in Crystal City, which bills itself the "Spinach Capital of the World."

After most of its elected officials were arrested, questions swirled about whether — and how — Crystal City's government can function in the coming months. This much is clear, experts agree: The city must wade through the mess largely on its own. 

 

Families Accuse Bank of Laundering Gang Money

A Juárez municipal police officer keeps patrol while at a murder scene in the outskirts of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on May 28, 2010.
A Juárez municipal police officer keeps patrol while at a murder scene in the outskirts of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico on May 28, 2010.

The families of several U.S. citizens murdered in Mexico filed a lawsuit this week against HSBC Holdings and its subsidiaries alleging the company supported various drug cartel activities by laundering millions of dollars for gangs.

Clinton Picks Up Another Texas Superdelegate

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at Mountain View College in Dallas on Nov. 17, 2015.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at Mountain View College in Dallas on Nov. 17, 2015.

With early voting in Texas just four days away, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's campaign announced she'd picked up a handful of Texas endorsements ahead of the state's March 1 Democratic presidential primary.

Martinez Fischer, Menéndez Meet Again

State. Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer (l) and state Sen. José Menéndez
State. Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer (l) and state Sen. José Menéndez

On major issues there's little daylight between San Antonio Democrats Trey Martinez Fischer and José Menéndez, but their rematch for a Texas Senate seat couldn't produce a greater divergence of styles.