Plano Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Computer Circuits OverseasProsecutors say a Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he smuggled circuits abroad for use by space programs in China and Russia.
U.S. Rep: Smuggler Semi Passed Checkpoint Before DiscoveryInvestigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling.
Tractor-Trailer Survivor Says People Cried, Asked For WaterAdan Lara Vega was told the $5,500 he was being charged to be smuggled into the United States would include an air-conditioned truck ride.
Death Toll Reaches 10 In Texas Immigrant-Smuggling CaseThe death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance.
Deaths In San Antonio Highlight Trafficking, Smuggling Issues In TexasIn a desperate bid for a better future, authorities in San Antonio made a deadly discovery in what they call a "horrific" case of human trafficking.
Hobby Lobby Fined $3M Over Smuggled Iraqi ArtifactsHobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the government alleges were intentionally mislabeled.
Texas Pilot Pleads Guilty To Hauling DrugsProsecutors say a Texas pilot whose suspicious flight pattern from Oregon to Arizona drew law enforcement scrutiny has pleaded guilty to smuggling more than 200 pounds of marijuana.
Jury To Decide Guilt Or Innocence In MLB Cuban Smuggling CaseSeveral smuggled Cuban players testified, including Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox and Leonys Martin, formerly of the Texas Rangers, and now with the Seattle Mariners.
Texas Rangers Execs Lead Off Defense In Cuban Smuggling TrialTwo Texas Rangers executives will be the leadoff witnesses for the defense in the Miami trial of a sports agent and baseball trainer charged with smuggling Cuban ballplayers.
Texas Game Wardens Beef Up Terror Threat Equipment, TrainingTexas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens have acquired advanced detection equipment designed to block the smuggling of radiological or nuclear material from Texas coastal waters and waterways.
Mexican Man Sent To Prison In South Texas Smuggling DeathA man from Mexico has been sentenced to 12½ years in prison for taking part in a human smuggling operation that resulted in the death of a woman.
Ohio Teen Accused Of Smuggling Baby From Mexico Through TexasAn Ohio teenager in a taxi has been accused of trying to smuggle a baby from Mexico through Texas and to Nebraska.