A man accused of leading a human trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.
A 53-year-old Dallas man has been indicted on charges of smuggling dead hummingbirds from Mexico into the United States.
An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling snakes on several planes from South America to the United States.
A Mexican man has been sentenced to prison for trying to smuggle illegal immigrants onto a charter flight bound for a major Texas city.
A Texas man caught trying to smuggle baby parrots back from Mexico by putting the birds in his pants has been fined more than $2,600.