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Ex-South Texas Judge Accused Of Accepting BribesA South Texas justice of the peace who resigned in early October has been indicted on bribery, money laundering and organized criminal activity counts.
Flow Of Child Immigrants Slows Along Texas Border The number of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas-Mexico border has slowed considerably in recent weeks, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge.
Border Patrol: Agents Have Detained Fewer Immigrant Children Over Past 10 DaysThe U.S. Border Patrol has detained fewer unaccompanied children entering South Texas illegally in the past 10 days, agency officials said Thursday.
Feds Launch $1M Media Campaign In Central America To Show Dangers Of Illegal Border CrossingU.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske says a new international media campaign will be aimed at slowing illegal immigration.
First Lady Of Honduras To Tour South Texas Immigration SheltersThe first lady of Honduras is to tour South Texas immigration shelters to learn the plight of thousands of Hondurans who entered the United States illegally.
Mass Graves Of Suspected Unidentified Immigrants Buried In Cemetery Near BorderThe mass graves of suspected unidentified immigrants buried haphazardly in a South Texas cemetery and uncovered this month by anthropologists should be secured by state police until a criminal investigation can be carried out, a Texas lawmaker said Sunday.
Former South Texas Prosecutor To Be Sentenced As Part Of Bribery Scandal A former South Texas district attorney and one-time congressional candidate could face a lengthy prison term when he's sentenced Tuesday as part of a bribery scandal that took down a state district judge and others.
6 Sentenced In South Texas For Smuggling Firearms Federal prosecutors in South Texas say six people have been sentenced to prison for trafficking in firearms that were smuggled to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico.
U.S. Customs Officer Collapsed, Dies While On DutyA 71-year-old U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has collapsed and died while on duty in South Texas.
U.S. Testing Surveillance Balloons On Mexico BorderThe helium-filled balloons are outfitted with cameras and sensors.
Transgender Texas Student's Tuxedo Photo Approved A South Texas school district reversed course on Friday, saying it will allow a photo of a transgender student wearing a tuxedo to appear in the teen's high school yearbook.
Police: South Texas Store Owner Arrested After Killing RobberThe owner of a South Texas convenience store has been arrested for murder after shooting a man attempting to steal beer from his shop.