Road Crew Uncovers Tunnel Near Mexico Border In TexasThe U.S. Border Patrol says a road construction crew has uncovered an abandoned tunnel in Texas, just north of the border with Mexico.
Ex-Texas Border Patrol Agent Gets 11 Years In Child Sex CaseAn ex-Border Patrol agent in South Texas who was caught in a law enforcement sting must serve 11 years in prison for trying to arrange sexual encounters with two girls.
Smugglers Offer Crammed Big Rigs As 'VIP Treatment' To U.S.Smugglers have found a durable business model carrying large groups of people — often in big rigs — through an elaborate network of foot guides, safe house operators and drivers.
Border Patrol Casts Agent Recruiting Net At Fairs, RodeosCountry Thunder, one of the nation's largest country music festivals, is where U.S. Customs and Border Protection set up a booth as part of an effort to recruit thousands of new agents and officers.
Man Suspected Of Shooting US Border Agent Arrested In MexicoA fugitive accused of pulling the trigger to kill a U.S. Border Patrol agent was captured in Mexico more than six years after a slaying that exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the U.S. government.
Two Injured, One Dead In Shooting At Alpine High SchoolAn early morning shooting rocked a west Texas high school Thursday leaving two people wounded and the alleged female suspect dead.
Feds: Joint U.S.-Mexico Border Inspections Shorten Wait TimesFederal authorities say a program that allows U.S. and Mexico officers to jointly inspect commercial trucks heading north is helping shorten border crossing wait times.
FBI Veteran To Lead U.S. Border PatrolFBI veteran Mark Morgan was named Monday as head the U.S. Border Patrol, a departure from the historical practice of picking someone who has risen up through the agency's ranks.
Color Index For U.S. Border Security Is RejectedFive years ago, Homeland Security dropped its color-coded terror threat index developed after the 9/11 attacks amid widespread confusion and ridicule. So what did it do when tasked in 2014 with measuring security along the country's borders?
Border Patrol Agent Pleads Not Guilty In Decapitation DeathA U.S. Border Patrol Agent accused in the death of a man whose decapitated body was found floating near Texas' South Padre Island has pleaded not guilty in the case.
Border Patrol Union In Texas Backs Out Of Meeting With Donald TrumpA border patrol union has backed out of a meeting with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but the billionaire businessman is charging ahead with plans to visit the U.S. Mexico border Thursday.
Border Patrol Seeks More Female AgentsThe U.S. Border Patrol is actively looking to increase the number of female agents in its ranks to help with the influx of women who are crossing into the country illegally.