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The Monitor: Gulf Cartel plaza boss sought after fellow leader's arrest in Edinburg

October 13, 2014


EDINBURG — Federal agents Thursday night arrested the man purported to be a top-ranking Gulf Cartel






Corpus Christi Caller-Times: Texas ag commissioner, law enforcement update land owners on border security

October 10, 2014


KINGSVILLE - Fred Cappadona spends a lot of time mending fences.He estimates coyotes smuggling






Fox News Latino: Border Patrol on alert after 71 people from hard-hit Ebola countries illegally enter U.S. this year

October 07, 2014


With a number of prominent conservative politicians raising fears that the Ebola outbreak could






The Christian Post: 4 Possible Terrorists May Have Tried to Enter US Through Texas-Mexico Border, Says House National Security Subcommittee Chairman

October 07, 2014


The chairman of the House subcommittee on National Security said that he had heard reports that four






The Texas Tribune: Dewhurst tells D.C. crowd prayer rugs found on Border

September 29, 2014


In a speech in Washington, D.C., on Friday, outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst doubled down on claims






Austin American-Statesman: Authorities seize liquid meth at Texas border

September 24, 2014


LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they have seized nearly $800,000






The Latino Post: Texas Manhunt Underway After Immigrant Teen Commits Alleged Drug Cartel 'Hit'

September 24, 2014


Texas police officers are searching for a 14-year-old who is suspected of trying to execute a






Breitbart: Feds Arrest Cartel Gun Buying Ring Along Texas Border

September 22, 2014


BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A group of over a dozen U.S. citizens are facing federal weapons charges for






Dallas Morning News: Dallas police drug squad sees jump in heroin smuggling

September 16, 2014


The Dallas Police Department’s interdiction squad is still doing what it always has: using






BREITBART: Alleged Mexican Cartel Hitmen Arrested After Assassination in Texas

September 09, 2014


MCALLEN, Texas -- Two suspected cartel gunmen went before a federal judge this morning in connection






WLOX- Mexican cartel suspect found with more than $1M in Jackson Co.

September 08, 2014


JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Texas man is facing federal charges after authorities found more than






KSAT: Texas border crosser had cocaine strapped to legs

September 04, 2014


EL PASO - A woman from Mexico faces cocaine smuggling charges after an officer at a Texas border






Dallas Morning News: For some cartels, human smuggling has taken priority over drugs

September 03, 2014


EL PASO — With recent waves of Central Americans seeking to reach the U.S., human smuggling along






San Anonio Express-News: Four Backpacks Seized in South Texas Contain $650,000 and a Kilo of Cocaine

August 27, 2014


SAN ANTONIO - Four abandoned backpacks found by U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley






Dallas Business Journal: Texas RRC expresses energy infrastructure concerns about ISIS and Mexican cartels

August 26, 2014


Texas Railroad Commission members are expressing growing concerns about the state's energy






Fox News Latino: Mexican Drug Cartel Violence Spreading To Rural U.S. As Police Crack Down In Big Cities

August 21, 2014


A bloody, bullet-riddled body slumped inside of an SUV on a lonely stretch of road. Five people shot






Fox News: Hand grenades becoming key weapon in Mexican cartels' arsenals, say authorities

August 18, 2014


Mexican drug cartels, whose trafficking efforts into the U.S. have grown bolder amid the border






KXAN: Report outlines costs of Texas border surge

August 13, 2014


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Temporary funding for the border surge may run out soon after troops in training






Washington Times: Texas man sics 4 dogs on Border Patrol agent tracking illegals

August 13, 2014


A southern Texas man was arrested and jailed for ordering his four dogs to attack a Border Patrol






Daily Mail: 'The border fence is a joke': Filmmaker crosses from US to Mexico dressed as Osama bin Laden as Border Patrol says 'we can't be everywhere at once'

August 11, 2014


A flamethrowing American conservative activist raised eyebrows in the U.S. on Monday by releasing a






ABC 13: Texas Border Crossers: Kids, But Chinese, Other Nations Too

August 11, 2014


McALLEN, TX (KTRK) -- The news from the border has been non-stop. It's a crisis: Unaccompanied






Breitbart: Dead Body Burned After Texas Border Drug Murder

August 08, 2014


McALLEN, Texas – Police continue to look for two men connected with a drug murder where the victim






Daily Caller: Texas Border Rancher Says Illegal Immigrant Surge ‘Overwhelming’

August 08, 2014


While the discussion of the latest wave of illegal immigrants has focused mostly on women and






Fox News: Suspects in murder of Border Patrol agent arrested and deported numerous times

August 06, 2014


RAYMONDVILLE, Texas -- Two illegal immigrants from Mexico who were charged with first-degree murder






InfoWars: Two Illegals Charged in Murder of Border Agent

August 05, 2014


Two Mexican nationals are being charged with the murder of an off-duty Border Patrol agent, who was






Fox News: Rubio on Illegal Immigration Influx: ‘Inhumane to Allow This to Continue’

July 30, 2014


There are new reports amid a crisis on our southern border that illegal immigrants are not showing






Breitbart: Budget to Transport Illegals Across USA Approaches $100M

July 28, 2014


HOUSTON, Texas--The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee approved a Department of Homeland






Texas Insider: OTHAL BRAND: “Last year we found eight bodies in the river here. Four of them had no heads. None of them drowned.”

July 24, 2014


“It bothers me when I hear, ‘It’s the federal government’s job,’ … We live here.”“The water level






USA Today: Feds targeting smuggling rings to combat border crisis

July 23, 2014


PHOENIX — The federal government has begun targeting the money-laundering operations of smuggling






Commissioner Staples Applauds Gov. Perry’s Move to Send National Guard Troops to Help Secure Texas Border

July 21, 2014


Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today released the following statement regarding Gov.
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