'Poor People's Campaign' Set To Launch Near US-Mexico Border Civil right leaders and immigrant rights advocates are launching near the U.S.-Mexico border a new national "poor people's campaign" modeled after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final crusade.
Texas Asks Court To Allow Its Ban On 'Sanctuary Cities' Attorneys for Texas are asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to let the state's law banning "sanctuary cities" take effect.
5th Person Dies Trying To Cross Rio Grande Into TexasA fifth person has died this week in the El Paso area after being pulled from the Rio Grande while attempting to cross from Mexico.
At Least 3 People Drown Trying To Cross Rio Grande; 7 rescuedThe El Paso Fire Department recovered the bodies of a 14-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman
Police: Texas Officer Argued On Phone As Son Drowned In TubAn El Paso officer is charged with criminally negligent homicide after he left his infant son in a bathtub while he argued with his wife.
Texas Woman Arrested After Abandoning Son In Mexican WarehousePolice in Texas have arrested the mother of a 4-year-old boy found in February at an abandoned warehouse in Mexico.
Texas Drug Ring Leader Gets 35 Years, Must Pay $37MProsecutors say the leader of a West Texas-based drug trafficking ring must serve 35 years in federal prison and pay nearly $37 million to the government.
Texas: Brothers Get Life In Prison For 3 Mexico KillingsTwo brothers were sentenced to life in prison for their parts in the 2008 slaying of three relatives in Mexico.
Immigrant Woman Arrested In Courthouse Formally ChargedA federal grand jury has formally charged an immigrant woman who was arrested by authorities in an El Paso courthouse last month while obtaining a protection order against an abusive boyfriend.
Release Sought For Ex-Con Immigrant Who Asked For Protection OrderIrvin Gonzalez is in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service while she faces a federal charge of illegal re-entry into the United States.
Texas Officials Say ICE Detained Immigrant Inside CourthouseLocal Texas officials said a review of courthouse security footage shows federal immigration agents detained a transgender woman seeking a protective order for alleged domestic violence while she was inside a courthouse.
State District Judge Accused Of Flipping Off ColleagueA state district judge in El Paso is accused of shaking his middle finger at another judge in a fit of anger and now has a court date after being charged with disorderly conduct.

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