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Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on July 15, 2014. (credit: Rick Loomis-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Lt. Gov: I’m Convinced Some In Mexican Government Helping Immigrant Children Get Into US

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst believes that some Mexican government officials are helping immigrant children from Central America illegally cross the U.S. border.

21 hours ago

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

Geologist Sentenced To Prison For Child Porn

A Texas judge has sentenced a former state geologist to 60 years in prison for promotion and possession of child pornography.

07/25/2014

File photo of American flag (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Military Museum Gets Part Of Inactive Nuclear Bomb

A military museum in the Texas Panhandle has acquired part of an inactive nuclear bomb on hand during the Cold War.

07/24/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry waits to greet President Barack Obama in Dallas, Texas, on July 9, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘Individuals From Countries That Have Strong Terrorist Ties Being Apprehended’ Crossing Border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he has not heard from President Barack Obama since they met earlier this month in Dallas to discuss the border crisis.

07/24/2014

File photo of handcuffs. (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Claims She Used Bingo Winnings To Buy Rifles Convicted Of Lying

A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.

07/23/2014

Houston police say a young girl darted into traffic and was fatally struck by a vehicle. (Getty Images)

Texan Gets Measles After Softball Event In Kansas

A Texan has been diagnosed with measles after attending a softball tournament in Kansas where health officials later warned of possible exposure to the virus.

07/23/2014

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Suspect That Stuffed Victim’s Body In Trunk Captured

A suspect in a San Antonio slaying in which the victim’s body was stuffed in the trunk of a car has been captured in Houston.

07/23/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents chase undocumented immigrants through the countryside on July 22, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

General: National Guard Troops Will Only Detain People If They Interfere With Mission At Border

Most of the 1,000 National Guard troops headed to the Texas-Mexico border will take up observational positions and detain people only if they interfere with their mission, a top general over the deployment said Tuesday.

07/23/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Two Woman Charged With Committing Bank Fraud, Identity Theft

A U.S. attorney says two Houston women have been charged with committing bank fraud and identity theft.

07/22/2014

File photo of a crime scene. (Photo by Joseph Devenney/Getty Images)

Woman Charged After Daughters Dead Body Found Beaten In Trunk

An East Texas woman has been charged in the slaying of her 4-year-old daughter whose beaten body was found in the trunk of a car.

07/22/2014

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