South Texas

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Officials Propose Texas Immigration Lockup

Federal authorities want to build a new South Texas immigration lockup for families amid an unprecedented surge in the number of youngsters pouring across the U.S. border, a federal official said Thursday.

09/11/2014

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SpaceX To Build Rocket Launch Site In South Texas

Texas and SpaceX have announced that the company will build the first commercial site for orbital launches on the state’s southernmost tip.

08/04/2014

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Dallas County Not Yet Ready For Child Immigrants

Dallas County says it won’t meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

07/25/2014

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Migrant Family Shares Their Story Of Desperation Getting To Texas

As the numbers of unaccompanied minors showing up to the Texas-Mexico border continues to rise, 14-year old Silvia Marroquin of El Salvador and her family are opening up to CBS 11 News about the teens journey to North Texas.

CBS 11–07/11/2014

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)

Two Arrested At US Border With 112 Credit Cards Containing Stolen Info

Police said that two people trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico have been arrested on fraud charges related to the theft of personal data from Target retail stores.

01/20/2014

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$3.7 Million Worth Of Marijuana Seized In South Texas

U.S. Border Patrol agents in South Texas have seized more than $3.7 million worth of marijuana over a four-day period.

12/25/2013

Graphic of police crime scene tape over gun cross-hairs and the outline of a body. (credit: AP Photo)

Son, 19, Sought After Father, Mom, Slain In San Antonio

Authorities in South Texas are seeking a 19-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of his parents allegedly after an argument.

08/26/2013

Train Derails In San Antonio, No One Hurt

Amtrak officials say none of the 46 passengers on a train that derailed in South Texas were hurt.

08/25/2013

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South Texas Man Well Prepared For Apocalypse

If the Mayans are correct, a South Texas man is ready to ride out the end of the world in a fortified steel compound.

12/21/2012

Key Senator Backs UT System Plan To Rethink New HQ

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A decision by the University of Texas System to rethink building a new $102 million headquarters in downtown Austin is backed by a key lawmaker who characterized it as thoughtful given […]

12/15/2012

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Texas Teacher Gets Prison For Sex With Student, 12

A female elementary school teacher in South Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex with a 12-year-old male student.

11/28/2012

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Texan Gets Prison, Must Pay $1.3M To Porn Victim

A South Texas man who pleaded guilty in a child pornography investigation must serve more than 17 years in prison and pay the victim $1.3 million.

11/20/2012

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