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Alleged Drug Smuggler Tried To Use a U.S. National Guard Bag

OZONA, Texas -- A suspected drug smuggler trying to move four kilograms of cocaine from the Texas border to Connecticut drew the suspicion of authorities because he used a bag with the U.S. National Guard logo on it. The value of the seized cocaine ranged from $160,000 near the Texas border to $640,000 at its final destination. Sep 28, 2014 7:56 AM PT

Cartel Threats Shut Down Mexican Border University

MCALLEN, Texas -- Cartel threats have forced a university in the Mexican border city of Reynosa to cancel it's classes for almost a week. The Valle de Mexico University sent out a memo to its students this week and posted an announcement on social media claiming that the classes were cancelled for unspecified reasons. Sep 26, 2014 5:33 AM PT

Cartels Likely Behind Murder of Mexican Politician

MCALLEN, Texas -- As the Mexican government continues to make assurances about the improving safety in their country, it seems they are not even able to protect a member of their ruling elite who was kidnapped and his body torched. Sep 25, 2014 5:50 AM PT

Man Crossing Texas Border Busted with Child Porn

MCALLEN, Texas -- A convicted sex offender is once again facing charges following his arrest at a Texas border international bridge with child pornography in his cell phone. Sep 24, 2014 9:11 AM PT

Three Chinese Men Arrested In Human Smuggling Operation

MCALLEN, Texas -- Federal agents arrested three illegal aliens from China who were among 11 aliens being held at a stash house on the Texas border; the human smuggler had her young child in the vehicle when she tried moving the immigrants. Sep 24, 2014 5:31 AM PT

Feds Arrest Cartel Gun Buying Ring Along Texas Border

BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A group of over a dozen U.S. citizens are facing federal weapons charges for allegedly running a conspiracy throughout the southern Texas border to buy and smuggle weapons for the Gulf Cartel. Sep 22, 2014 6:00 AM PT

Mexican Cartel 'Message to America' Report is False [GRAPHIC]

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Some groups are claiming that a gruesome Mexican cartel execution video making the rounds on social media claims shows the cartel members relaying a "message to America." Breitbart Texas has confirmed that the video is not a message to America, but rather a message to a rival cartel from 2012. Sep 22, 2014 5:58 AM PT

'Cartel Threat' Claim Falls Apart for Failed Border Bridge Protest

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Despite much raucous on social media, less than five protesters arrived at the Veteran’s International Bridge near the Texas-Mexico border, claiming that "cartel threats" had kept many away. However, those threats fell apart after further investigation by Breitbart Texas. Sep 21, 2014 9:31 AM PT

Abbott Claims He Is Preparing To Sue Obama Administration

EDINBURG, Texas — Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott said he is preparing to sue the Obama administration to recuperate the money spent by the state dealing with the recent border crisis. Sep 21, 2014 5:56 AM PT

Bridge Protest Organizer Cancels at Last Minute, Blames Cartels

MCALLEN, Texas – The protest calling for shutting down various ports of entry across the Texas-Mexico border was called off just hours before it was set to begin. While the group claimed that the cancellation was made due to cartel threats, it remains unclear if lack of protesters played a role. Sep 20, 2014 7:39 AM PT

Two Texas Men Smuggle Seven Illegal Aliens Across The Border

MCALLEN, Texas -- Two Austin men stand accused of driving a tractor trailer with illegal aliens inside, running a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint and leading police in a high speed chase for more than 180 miles before coming to a stop, but not before crashing through a motel. The high speed pursuit is the second of its kind in recent days. Sep 19, 2014 5:33 AM PT

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