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File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Convicted In Texas Drug Ring Face Prison, Fines

Two men face up to life in prison and possible $10 million fines for helping recruit drivers and couriers in a Texas drug trafficking ring.

03/04/2014

A Texas family feels they are “being forced to leave” their home state in order to seek medical marijuana treatment for their 3-year-old daughter afflicted with a severe form of epilepsy – treatment legal in the state of Colorado, but not in Texas.   (Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Texas Family ‘Forced’ To Colorado Seeking Marijuana Treatment For 3-Year-Old

A Texas family feels they are “being forced to leave” their home state in order to seek medical marijuana treatment for their 3-year-old daughter afflicted with a severe form of epilepsy – treatment legal in the state of Colorado, but not in Texas.

01/22/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Last Texas Mexican Mafia Member In Ring Sentenced

The last of a dozen Texas Mexican Mafia members convicted in a conspiracy and corruption ring has been sentenced to prison.

11/15/2013

A Guatemalan man has been arrested at a South Texas border attempting to smuggle two pounds of heroin in his stomach. (Photo credit should read DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Man Gets 20 Years For Running Heroin Ring

A Dallas man who helped run a heroin ring in North Texas has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.

11/06/2013

Forensic personnel and police arrive at the scene of a crime where four people were shot dead in Monterrey City, Nuevo Leon state on Feb. 11, 2013. (credit: Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexican Drug Cartels Dispatching Agents To Work Deep Inside US

Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their grip on the world’s most lucrative narcotics market and maximize profits.

04/01/2013

File photo of bags of heroin. (Photo by - STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Record-Breaking Amount Of Drugs Seized Prior To Distribution

Authorities say a routine investigation has yielded the largest drug seizure in the history of one South Texas police department.

03/20/2013

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Airport Workers Charged For Trying To Smuggle Heroin Through Security

Two Houston airport employees are charged with taking money to try to smuggle heroin and fraudulent documents through security.

10/22/2012

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Airline Passenger Charged In Houston Heroin Case

An airline passenger who says she’s a law school student from Mexico has been arrested in a Texas heroin smuggling case.

10/10/2012

A Guatemalan man has been arrested at a South Texas border attempting to smuggle two pounds of heroin in his stomach. (Photo credit should read DESHAKALYAN CHOWDHURY/AFP/Getty Images)

Guatemalan Man Arrested Smuggling Two Pounds Of Heroin In Stomach

A Guatemalan man was arrested at a South Texas border crossing after arriving in the country with more than two pounds of what tested positive for heroin hidden in his stomach.

09/08/2012

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Nigerian Man Accused Of Smuggling Kilo Of Heroin In Bowels

A Nigerian man was arrested at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental after arriving in the country with two pounds of what tested positive for heroin hidden in his bowels.

08/17/2012