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Undocumented children wait for the bus, local people help

We reported yesterday on the overcrowding of young refugees after they are caught crossing the border. But we continue today with what happens after they are released. The undocumented children are given a bus ticket.

CBP Air Interdiction agents lead children lost in brush to safety, render aid

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Interdiction Agents this week helped lead an 18-year-old girl and a toddler to safety after they got lost in thick brush.

U.S. flag called threat to Muslim community

A Texas man is fighting to keep his American flag hanging from his balcony.

Border Patrol agents save man’s life; assist rollover victims

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector saved the life of a severely dehydrated man who was lost in the brush and rendered first aid to victims of a rollover accident in two separate incidents Wednesday.

Governor Perry directs DPS to begin law enforcement surge along the Texas/Mexico border

Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus today directed the Texas Dept.

Repeat bank robber handed significant sentence

Joseph C. M. Krist, 43, of San Antonio, has been ordered to prison for 30 years for bank robbery and using a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

TWC Civil Rights Division celebrates 25th Anniversary of Texas Fair Housing Act

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Texas Fair Housing Act, which was signed into law by then-Governor William P. Clements in 1989.

Attorney General Abbott supports deployment of state resources to target influx of illegal border crossings

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement strongly supporting state funding for border operations approved by Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Speaker Joe Straus:

Today's Weather Forecast

Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

2 in Texas arrested in terror-related cases

(CNN) -- Two men have been arrested in connection with terror-related activities, a U.S. attorney in Texas said Wednesday.

Thunderstorms can strike no matter where you are

Predicting a severe thunderstorm isn't easy, especially if you are out sailing and having fun. Although the odds are in your favor that your boat may never be hit by lightning, if it happens it can have devastating effects.

A look inside undocumented children holding facility

Inside the Fort Brown Border Patrol Station in Brownsville, is a maze of hallways that leads to a circular room with concrete floor to ceiling and the smell of a bad hand sanitizer.

Legislator speaks out on immigrant overcrowding

The overcrowding at immigrant detention facilities has everybody's attention nowadays. 

MEND Program Unvieled

Obesity can be a direct link to a slew of other health related issues, not only in adults, but in children as well. "It’s a big eye opener."