Driver Of Texas Trailer Indicted For 10 Passengers' DeathsThe driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside.
17 Immigrants Locked Inside Rig At Truck StopPolice in Edinberg said the immigrants from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and Romania may have been locked inside the 18-wheeler in Edinburg for at least eight hours.
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.
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.
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.
Injuries After Buses Headed To Dallas-Area Crash With SemiSeveral people were injured after two passengers buses on their way to North Texas and a tractor-trailer were involved in a crash on Interstate-35 near Milford.
Semi Crashes, Dangles Off Bridge, Closes Part Of Loop 820Portions of North Loop 820 are closed after the driver of tractor-trailer crashed through a barrier, leaving part of a semi shattered on a ground-level embankment and another part dangling from the overpass.
Tractor Trailer Crash & Fire Shuts Down Part Of Toll RoadThe driver of a tractor-trailer slams into a dividing wall along a North Texas toll road and the truck bursts into flames. The crash has completely closed the southbound ramp from the Sam Rayburn Toll to I-35E south.