Officers seeking a Nicaraguan teen allegedly held by smugglers have rescued the girl and more than 80 other suspected illegal immigrants in Houston.
Two men have been indicted on charges of conspiring to harbor illegal immigrants and harboring them after authorities found about 115 suspected illegal immigrants in three clustered South Texas homes.
A 15-year-old South Texas boy has been charged with nine counts of murder among other charges after a van he was driving crashed, killing nine of the suspected illegal immigrants packed inside.
Police say at least nine suspected illegal immigrants have died and six more were injured when the van they were traveling in rolled over in a South Texas border town.
A second human trafficking bust police in two weeks left Houston Police in a hostage situation involving seven illegal immigrants Sunday.