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A U.S. Border Patrol agent says that the federal government is “completing the smuggling cycle” by bringing unaccompanied minors into the country “for free.”  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

5 Charged In Houston Human Smuggling Operation

The men are accused of holding 115 people in a Houston home and threatening them with violence if they could not come up with a ransom payment.

03/25/2014

Leader of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas pleads guilty to racketeering charges that include murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking. (Getty Images)

Head Of White Supremacist Group Admits Guilt

Leader of Aryan Brotherhood of Texas pleads guilty to racketeering charges that include murder, kidnapping and drug trafficking.

03/08/2014

A white Houston-area man accused of sucker punching an elderly black man has been indicted on a hate crime charge. (Photo Credit: Stockbyte/Getty Images)

Texas Man Accused Of Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Girl

A 21-year-old West Texas man remains jailed after his arrest for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a young girl.

01/06/2014

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

Houston Woman Pleads To Killing Mom, Taking Baby

A Houston woman charged with killing a mother and abducting her newborn son last year is avoiding a possible death sentence by pleading guilty and accepting a sentence of life without parole.

11/19/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Texas Teen Fabricated Abduction Report

A 15-year-old girl fabricated a story claiming three men abducted and held her captive in a West Texas home, although at least one of the men could be facing sexual assault charges in the case, police said Monday.

07/22/2013

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HPD Releases Surveillance Video Hoping For Answers In Kidnapping

On Friday, the Houston police department released surveillance video and photos of one of two suspects wanted in the robbery and kidnapping of two males; the crime happened on June 23 just before 2 a.m.

06/28/2013

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Toddler Returned To His Mother After Being Kidnapped

A four-year-old boy rests in his mother’s arms after a series of frightening events.

05/28/2013

File photo of a person in handcuffs. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jury Convicts Two Women Of Kidnapping Boy And Hiding Him Since 2004

An East Texas jury on Tuesday convicted two women of kidnapping a Houston boy when he was 8 months old and hiding him for eight years before he was found.

02/19/2013

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Charges Filed Against Man Who Allegedly Shot, Stabbed Salesman

Houston police have formerly charged a man in connection with the shooting and stabbing of a car salesman earlier this week.

12/12/2012

File photo of the inside of a prison. (Photo by BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Kidnapper Allegedly Had Affair With Boy’s Father

Deputies say a woman accused of snatching a 9-year-old Houston-area boy allegedly had an affair with his father and was upset that the relationship ended.

05/09/2012

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