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Construction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children. (David McNew/Getty Images)

U.S. Plans Child Migrant Processing Center In Texas

Construction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children.

06/23/2014

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

Texas Father, Son Sentenced For Shooting Agent

A South Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and his son to 16 years for the 2012 shooting of a federal agent on drug-patrol duty.

06/05/2014

Mexican soldiers are displayed inTamaulipas state. (credit:  RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Gunmen, 1 Soldier Killed In Mexican Border State

Authorities in Tamaulipas state say five gunmen and one soldier died in gun battles in Reynosa, a city across the border from McAllen, Texas.

05/11/2014

Spa owner injected people with silicone and falsely claimed it was safe, say prosecutors. (Getty Images)

McAllen Spa Owner Accused Of Fake Injections

Prosecutors say the man injected liquid silicone into customers and lied about its safety.

03/20/2014

File photo of IV bags in a hospital. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Arrested For Alleged Illegal Injections Without Medical License

Authorities say a South Texas woman has been arrested for practicing medicine without a license after allegedly injecting a substance into another woman.

10/31/2013

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Former Deputy Convicted In South Texas Drug Case

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former South Texas deputy sheriff for his role in a drug conspiracy. The case was given to jurors shortly before noon Tuesday and a couple hours later […]

08/06/2013

File photo of some of the damage left by the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Plant That Blew Up Carried $1M Policy

The Texas fertilizer plant that exploded last month, killing 14 people, injuring more than 200 others and causing tens of millions of dollars in damage to the surrounding area had only $1 million in liability coverage, lawyers said Saturday.

05/04/2013

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2 Arrested In South Texas ATMs Theft Scheme

Two men from Mexico have been arrested and about $211,000 seized after some ATMs in South Texas were drained of cash.

01/18/2013

File photo of cocaine. (credit: ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds: 4 Texas Officers Bribed To Guard Thousands Of Dollars’ Worth Of Cocaine

Three South Texas lawmen, including the son of a prominent county sheriff, were due in court Friday on charges alleging that they and another officer accepted thousands of dollars in bribes to guard shipments of cocaine.

12/14/2012

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Police: Body Found Believed To Be Mother Of Two Boys Shot At Hotel

Hours after a man fatally shot one of his girlfriend’s sons and critically injured another in a South Texas hotel room as police tried to check on the family, police found what they believe to be the body of children’s mother, authorities said.

06/19/2012

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