Greg Abbott is bringing the governor’s race back to the Texas border, where Wendy Davis is on the defensive after losing heavily Hispanic counties in this week’s primary election.
Less than a month after the U.S. Homeland Security secretary visited the busiest sector on the Southwest border, his second-in-command will do the same.
Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott says he wants to double state spending on border security and deploy an extra 500 troopers along the Texas-Mexico border if elected governor in November.
At least three people, including one child, have died after an accident involving two 18-wheelers and an SUV Sunday on the border bridge between Texas and Oklahoma.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is to tour the Texas-Mexico border on Tuesday and receive a briefing on border security operations in South Texas.
Police said that two people trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico have been arrested on fraud charges related to the theft of personal data from Target retail stores.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is joining state Public Safety Director Steven McCraw to discuss safety and other issues along the Texas-Mexico border.
An explosion inside a candy factory in the border city of Ciudad Juarez on Thursday left one person dead and at least 40 injured, Mexican authorities said.
The governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua says a test has detected alcohol in the breath of a driver of an out-of-control monster truck that crashed into a crowd of spectators at an air show Saturday, killing eight people and hurting 79.
Sen. Ted Cruz is in Mission and McAllen on Tuesday, beginning a two-day tour of the Texas-Mexico border to tout his record in the U.S. Senate and talk about border security.
A panel of U.S. and Mexico diplomats, politicians and business leaders will meet to discuss cross-border commerce, infrastructure investments and immigration reform.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security committee said Tuesday in South Texas that the U.S. Border Patrol’s resources in the area are “woefully inadequate.”