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A large crowd reaches up for beads as a Zulu parade float rolls down Canal Street in News Orleans.(credit: Cheryl Gerber/Getty Images)

New Orleans’ Challenge: Policing 2 Huge Parties

The FBI says no credible threats of terrorist activity have been reported as New Orleans prepares for Sunday’s Super Bowl.

01/30/2013

A shopper browses an online catalog.

Websites Selling Counterfeit Goods Shut Down

More than 100 domain names were seized in an international crackdown on websites that sell counterfeit merchandise, federal authorities said Monday, just in time for the biggest online shopping day of the year.

11/26/2012

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Texas Attorney Accused Of Laundering Cartel Money

A West Texas lawyer is expected to enter a no guilty plea at a detention hearing for charges that he laundered more than $600 million in drug profits for a Mexican drug cartel.

11/08/2012

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First Set Of Delayed Young Deportees Approved

Just three weeks after the Obama administration started accepting applications from young illegal immigrants seeking to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the government already has approved some of the roughly 72,000 applications the government has received.

09/12/2012

Isaac Models

North Texas Plays Key Role As Isaac Approaches Gulf Coast

It may be an eight-hour drive to the Gulf Coast, but North Texas will once again play a key role if Isaac goes from bad to worse.

08/27/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Jakadrien Lorece Turner

Mom Of Deported Dallas Teen Runaway Files Suit

The mother of a teenage Dallas runaway who gave authorities a false name and wound up deported to South America has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against officials with the Justice Department and Homeland Security.

05/23/2012

Drug Cartel, Violence

AP Source: West Texas Boxing Match Canceled Due To Drug Cartel

The fight between Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andy Lee couldn’t be held at UTEP’s Sun Bowl because of security risks.

04/27/2012

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Radiation Detectors Donated To 3 North Texas Cities

Law enforcement leaders from three North Texas cities were on hand Thursday to accept the donation of new tools to help in their battle against terrorism. The Department of Homeland Security gave police in Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington nearly 300 radiation detectors.

04/19/2012

Dallas County Commissioners Court

Dallas County Commissioner Moves To Dissolve Committee To Find New Director Of Homeland Security

The controversial appointment of a founder of the New Black Panthers to a committee meant to find a replacement for the county’s director of homeland security is on hold.

01/24/2012

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North Texas Prepares For Nat’l Emergency Alert System Test

You’ve heard the sound for years on TV and radio – the warning tones, the Emergency Alert System announcements. Wednesday the federal government will conduct its first ever national test of the system.

11/08/2011

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TSA To Expand Testing For Swift Airport Security Checks

The TSA plans to expand a test program that pre-screens some travelers who volunteer extra information about themselves in exchange for swifter trips through airport security.

11/02/2011

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