Perry: Guard Protecting US, Not Playing Politics Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that sending National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border will defend not just his home state but the entire nation from "narco-terrorists" and that he doesn't know how long they will have to be deployed before the national threat is quelled.
Texas Department Of Public Safety: 'It's Not Rocket Science' To Secure BorderDemocratic state lawmakers questioned Tuesday what Texas will gain by committing more than $4 million a week to pump up border security amid a surge of immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S., since all sides agree the minors pose little criminal or national security threat.
Woman Becomes Highest-Ranking Female In Texas Rangers History A woman has been promoted to lieutenant in the Texas Rangers in a move making her the highest-ranking female in its storied history.
Perry Takes Rare Step Of Authorizing Additional Spending For 'Operational Surge'Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.
Texas Seizes Polygamist Group's Secluded RanchFollowers of Warren Jeffs have still been living on the Yearning For Zion Ranch near Eldorado.
630 Pounds Of Cocaine Found On Band Bus In Texas Eight men on a Norteno (nor-TAYN'-yoh) band's tour bus have been arrested in South Texas after more than 630 pounds of cocaine turned up in the vehicle.
South Texas Teen Charged With Killing Six In Wreck A teenager accused in the deaths of six members of a family after crashing into their SUV while fleeing a state trooper in South Texas earlier this week has been charged with six counts of murder.
6 People Killed During Stolen Truck Police ChaseAuthorities say six people were killed after a stolen truck being pursued by authorities crashed into several vehicles at an intersection in South Texas.

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