Homeland Security

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

Homeland Security Official Visiting Texas Border

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.

02/19/2014

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Homeland Security Chief Visiting Texas Border

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.

01/21/2014

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Collin County Courthouse Cleared Following Bomb Threat

A bomb threat closed the Collin County Courthouse on Wednesday morning. The building was evacuated as a precaution and will now remain closed until at least noon.

12/04/2013

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11 North Texans Indicted In Prostitution Case

Authorities raided a home in Plano on Tuesday, which they said is part of an alleged North Texas prostitution ring.

06/19/2013

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AP: DHS Released Over 2,000 Illegal Immigrants

The Homeland Security Department released from its jails more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March.

03/01/2013

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

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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

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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

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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

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