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Authorities say the driver of an SUV that crashed while fleeing Border Patrol and law enforcement agents in South Texas is among those facing charges after the fatal wreck. Federal prosecutors say 20-year-old Jorge Luis Monsivais Jr. was driving the 2007 Suburban that crashed...
A warden has been demoted and transferred from a Texas prison where a supervisor resigned and four corrections officers were fired amid allegations they orchestrated the planting of two screwdrivers in an inmate's cell. Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials have said...
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says he is introducing emergency legislation intended to keep migrant families together. Cruz has released a statement saying: "All Americans are rightly horrified by the images we are seeing on the news, children in tears pulled away from their mothers and...
(Photo: Stateman) San Marcos Police have ID'd a suspected drunk driver who they say popped a curb in his van a ran over and killed a man on the sidewalk. SMPD says 29-year-old Uriah Keith Robinson drove off after the hit only to lose control of his van, jump another curb and...
The U.S. Border Patrol says the SUV that crashed, killing at least five people, was being chased by an agent who suspected it was part of a "smuggling event." The Border Patrol said in a statement Sunday night that the agent noticed three vehicles traveling in tandem around 11 a...
An alliance of U.S. education groups is expressing shock that the Trump administration would let schools buy metal detectors and extra police through a program Congress has used to defend its response to school shootings. A spending bill this spring included $1.1 billion for a...
Dozens of people, including some children, were discovered in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio. KSAT-TV reports that authorities from several agencies were called to a North Side neighborhood around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday and found 55 people suspected of entering the country...
A family that lost several relatives during a mass shooting at a Texas church says the federal government was negligent by failing to report the gunman's criminal information to a national database. The Holcombe family filed a federal lawsuit this week in San Antonio. It notes...
U.S. Border Patrol agents report making 51,912 arrests in May, the third month in a row the number has topped 50,000. The Trump administration uses the arrest numbers as the best gauge of whether illegal crossings are going up or down. Border arrests fell last year to the lowest...