Temporary Order Blocks Licensing Of Family Detention CentersAn immigrant rights group has obtained an order to block bids by two South Texas family detention facilities for licensure as residential child care centers.
Church Members Fast To Encourage 5th Circuit Decision On Executive Action CaseThe members aim to encourage the court to issue a decision on the Texas-led lawsuit.
DPS Trooper Seizes More Than 27 Pounds Of MarijuanaThe Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop Tuesday on IH-40, yielding more than 27 pounds of marijuana, according to a post on the DPS Facebook page
TX Senate OKs Making Synthetic Drug '25I' A Controlled SubstanceThe Texas Senate has approved making the synthetic drug 25I-NBOMe a controlled substance, potentially banning it from being sold online and in places like convenience stores.
Texas Man Accused Of Paying High School Girls For SexOpening statements have begun in Galveston in the sexual assault trial of a 63-year-old man who prosecutors say paid thousands of dollars to high school girls for sex.
Nation's Largest Family Lockup To Open In South TexasThe Obama administration on Monday unveiled a former oil field workers' camp in rural South Texas that's being converted into the nation's largest family immigration detention center.
New Nail Polish May Detect Date-Rape DrugsUndercover Colors nail polish changes color when in contact with Rohypnol, Xanax and GHB so a person knows when to drink or dump a beverage.
Texas Eased Rules For Housing Immigrant ChildrenWhen it was overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children, Texas relaxed its standards for the shelters that house them.
Defendants Charged With Illegal Re-Entry Face Light Prison SentencesSince October of 2013, records from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University (TRAC) show the number of people in the U.S. prosecuted by the federal government for illegal re-entry has surged to nearly 20,000.
California City Also Volunteers To Host Immigration DetaineesThe city of Bell on the edge of Los Angeles is planning to open a temporary shelter for the Central American children who have entered the country illegally in recent months.
Police: Synthetic Marijuana That Caused Illness Came From DallasPolice in central Texas say synthetic marijuana that caused more than 30 people to fall ill was obtained in Dallas and sold by dealers in downtown Austin.
Felony Counts Dropped Against Dallas Slaughterhouse ExecProsecutors have dropped felony charges against a Dallas slaughterhouse and one of its executives that arose from the dumping of pig's blood into a creek along the Trinity River near the slaughterhouse.