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Mexican Cartels Ramp Up Human Smuggling Business

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. intelligence official says Mexican cartels are increasingly profiting from human trafficking due to the surge of Central American migrants seeking to cross into the U.S. Oscar Hagelsieb is […]

08/30/2014

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Border Sheriff Feels ‘Snubbed’ By Homeland Security Secretary

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who’s county rests along the border says he’s reached out to Secretary Johnson to discuss the ongoing issue of illegal immigrants flooding his jails and being let out, but that Johnson ‘snubbed’ him.

06/26/2014

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Doctors Concerned About Health Risk From Thousands Of Border Children

The President of the Texas Medical Association is concerned about the public health risk that the thousands of teenagers and children streaming across the border may be posing.

06/23/2014

US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Border Sheriffs: DHS Secretary’s Visit To Texas Border ‘Too Late’

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s arrival in Texas is being met with mixed feelings by some law enforcement officials along the border.

06/20/2014

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Overrun By Immigrants, Border Agents Doing Paperwork Instead Of Patrolling

Influx of illegal immigrants is putting a major strain on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security causing agents to fill out paperwork, transport, feed and moving these folks around.

06/09/2014

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DHS Setting Up Emergency Shelter In Texas As Undocumented Youths Cross Border Alone

Law enforcement officials in South Texas have been overwhelmed by a surge of young illegal migrants traveling by themselves that DHS quickly moved to set up an emergency shelter for the youths at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio.

05/20/2014

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MLB To Implement Security Screening At All Ballparks

Major League Baseball has told its 30 teams they must implement security screening for fans by then, either with hand-held metal detection or walk-through magnetometers.

01/21/2014

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Students In West Looking Forward To Fresh Start

West ISD has spent the past weeks scrambling to provide classroom space to replace the three schools damaged in April’s chemical plant explosion. And now, a sprawling maze of tan portable buildings surrounds the damaged frame of the old intermediate school.

08/26/2013

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UT Researchers Use GPS ‘Spoofing’ To Divert $80M Yacht

University of Texas researchers have found a way to divert an $80 million yacht from its course using a custom-made GPS device in an experiment highlighting the potential threat to maritime travel.

07/30/2013

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Agency Studying West Fertilizer Plant Fire & Explosions To Prevent Similar Occurance

It was one month ago when the West Fertilizer Company plant exploded, killing 15 people and injuring 200 others.

05/17/2013

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West One Month Later, Cause Of Blast Still Undetermined

After a nearly one month long investigation involving 29 state and federal agencies and more than 100 people, the state fire marshal and ATF say they have ruled the cause of the fire undetermined.

05/16/2013

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Authorities: Crime Not Ruled Out In West Explosion

One month after a fire triggered a massive blast in West, Texas killing 15 people, officials on Thursday had to declare the cause of the blaze as “undetermined.”

05/16/2013

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