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Ex-South Texas Magistrate Gets Prison For Extortion

A former South Texas justice of the peace was sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman

08/28/2015

Defenders of migrant rights participate in a demonstration at the international bridge between US city Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico during the visit of controversial US presidential candidate Donald Trump on July 23, 2015. (credit: Raul Llamas/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump’s Hardline Views Divide Hispanics In Texas Border Town

There was an audible gasp from the gathered crowd as Donald Trump’s 757 lifted off the tarmac.

07/25/2015

Republican presidential hopeful businessman Donald Trump fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trump Visits Mexico Border, Says Hispanics Love Him

“There’s great danger with the illegals,” the Republican presidential contender told reporters. But he claimed a “great relationship” with Hispanics, even as Latino leaders have come at him with blistering criticism for his painting Mexican immigrants as criminals.

07/23/2015

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Border Patrol Helicopter Comes Under Fire Over Laredo

Today U.S. and Mexican authorities are searching for suspects after a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter came under fire near the Mexican border. Authorities say the shots were fired from the Mexican side of the border.

06/06/2015

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cruz Begins 2-Day Border Tour

Sen. Ted Cruz is in Mission and McAllen on Tuesday, beginning a two-day tour of the Texas-Mexico border to tout his record in the U.S. Senate and talk about border security.

09/03/2013

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Report Lists 3 DFW Cities Among Nation’s Safest

Business Insider recently ranked the safest cities in America, and three North Texas locations made the Top 20 list.

08/05/2013

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12 People Charged With Immigrant Smuggling

Federal authorities have charged 12 people with immigrant smuggling and harboring after a roundup netted 28 suspects.

09/19/2012

Laredo Dealing With Flooding

 Laredo police went door to door to help evacuate low-lying areas as the rain-swollen Rio Grande

07/08/2010