South Texas Judge Blocks Construction Of Private Border Wall Near Rio GrandeA right-wing group had planned to build a private border wall on a section of land near the Rio Grande, but a South Texas judge has blocked the construction.
Health Professionals Brace For Tough Flu Season That Already Claimed Life Of 5-Year-OldAs health professionals are bracing for what's expected to be another tough flu season, a 5-year-old from the Rio Grande has died from the virus — the first child death of the season.
Migrant Woman Who's 8 Months Pregnant Forced Back Into Mexico By USPregnant women face special hazards in Mexico since places where migrants wait to enter the U.S. often don't have access to regular meals, clean water, and medical care.
Border Patrol Under Fire After Inappropriate Facebook Posts By Agents SurfaceAfter learning of a secret Facebook group for U.S. Border Patrol agents, the head of the federal law enforcement agency condemned some comments made there as "completely inappropriate".
Texas Officials Say Woman, Toddler, 2 Infants Found Dead Near Border Died Of Heat ExposureOfficials in South Texas say four people, including three children, found dead near the border with Mexico most likely died of dehydration and heat exposure.
2 Get Prison For Immigrant Smuggling That Led To 2 DeathsTwo Guatemalan men have been sentenced to federal prison for their parts in an immigrant-smuggling run that led to the deaths of two Ecuadoran men.
Abandoned Golf Bags Near Rio Grande Yield 50 Pounds Of MarijuanaBorder Patrol officers in South Texas have put a wedge between smugglers and $40,000 worth of marijuana stuffed in golf bags found abandoned along the Rio Grande.
FBI Investigating After Border Patrol Agent Dies On DutyAuthorities are searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.
5th Person Dies Trying To Cross Rio Grande Into TexasA fifth person has died this week in the El Paso area after being pulled from the Rio Grande while attempting to cross from Mexico.
At Least 3 People Drown Trying To Cross Rio Grande; 7 rescuedThe El Paso Fire Department recovered the bodies of a 14-year-old girl, a 17-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman
Texas State Trooper Hit By Gunfire From MexicoA Texas state trooper was wounded on the Texas-Mexico border by a bullet traced to a gunbattle underway on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande.
Feds Could Designate Texas Hornshell Mussel As EndangeredFederal officials have proposed designating the Texas hornshell as endangered to protect the freshwater mussel.
U.S. Officials Ask Judge Not To End Immigrant Family DetentionThe U.S. government has asked a federal judge to reconsider her ruling calling for the immediate release of children and their mothers caught entering the U.S. illegally from Mexico.
Border Patrol Helicopter Comes Under Fire Over LaredoToday 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.
Teen Mom Endures Hunger, Lack Of Sleep & Violence To Get To TexasSome unaccompanied minors have already arrived in North Texas and have been released to relatives or family friends until their day in court. This story details the trials and perils of a teenage girl and her one-year-old son.