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Child Rapist, Homicide Fugitive Arrested by Border Patrol

August 16, 2019No Comments

Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported Mexican child rapist who illegally re-entered the U.S. in Arizona. In a separate incident, Border Patrol agents in Texas arrested a French citizen wanted in his home country for murder.

Chuck Schumer to Ask Trump to Use $5 Billion Border Wall Funding to Combat Gun Violence

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced Tuesday that he will ask President Donald Trump to use his $5 billion set aside for border wall construction to combat gun violence and white supremacy.

Four More Migrants Fall Victim to Summer Heat in Texas near Border

August 14, 2019No Comments

Officials in Texas report that three more migrants died recently after being abandoned by human smugglers on ranches near the Mexican border. At least 155 migrants have been found dead while or shortly after crossing the border from Mexico into Texas i…

Video: Gunfire Erupts As Los Zetas Cartel Seeks New Turf near Texas Border

MIGUEL ALEMAN, Tamaulipas – New gun battles are paralyzing the border city of Miguel Aleman as convoys from Los Zetas work to wrest control of the region from the Gulf Cartel. Citizens panicked as they saw makeshift armored vehicles on their streets on…

Mexican Army Officer Sent to U.S. Prison for Cocaine Smuggling

McALLEN, Texas – A Mexican Army officer will spend 37 months in a U.S. prison for trying to smuggle a suitcase containing 57 pounds of cocaine through an international port of entry.

Shootings at Two Texas ICE Facilities Were ‚Targeted‘ Attacks, Says FBI

August 14, 2019No Comments

Officials from the FBI and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) say that Tuesday’s shootings at two federal facilities were each a „targeted attack.“ A shooter fired multiple rounds at two ICE facilities in San Antonio, Texas, early on Tuesda…

Six Protesters Arrested at Texas Migrant Children’s Detention Center

August 13, 2019No Comments

HOUSTON, Texas — Police arrested six protesters at a migrant children’s detention center Tuesday. This is the second protest at the center in less than a month.

Veteran Dead for Four Days Found in California Assisted Living Home

August 13, 2019No Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs pulled all residents from an assisted living home in Van Nuys, California, after finding a veteran who had been dead for four days. The incident followed several complaints of mistreatment in the region.

Eagle Scout Charged in Utah Opioid Distribution Scheme

August 12, 2019No Comments

The trial for a former Eagle Scout accused of making millions of dollars in an online opioid distribution scheme faced a Utah jury on Monday. He is accused of importing fentanyl from China and then making knockoff oxycodone and Xanax pills.

Contract Awarded for New 11-Mile Border Wall in South Texas

August 12, 2019No Comments

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials awarded an $80 million contract last week for the construction of 11 miles of new border wall. The project, scheduled to start in September 2019, will build new barriers and security roads in the Rio G…