Homeland Security

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Head Visiting Texas

The head of Homeland Security is among a group that is traveling to Texas to tour U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities and Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

06/20/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Texas Asks Feds For $30 Million To Secure Border

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has asked the U.S. Homeland Security secretary for $30 million so Texas can send more state troopers to the Texas-Mexico border to provide security while the Border Patrol is contending with an immigration surge.

06/12/2014

Dallas Police Department (image via KTVT)

Fake ID Ring Busted In Dallas Had Been Watching Feds

A fake ID ring has been broken up in Dallas, and the suspects had been keeping an eye on the federal agents watching them.

05/28/2014

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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