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'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

Texas Man Gets Prison After Smuggling Grenades for Mexican Cartel

LUBBOCK, Texas -- A Texas border man who smuggled grenade launchers for drug cartels has been sentenced to more than 6 years in prison. On Monday evening in McAllen, U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez sentenced 27-year-old Erik Perez Bazan to 75 months in prison and a three year term of supervised release. Sep 16, 2014 3:16 PM PT

US Soldier Allegedly Smuggled Illegal Aliens Into Texas

LUBBOCK, Texas — A U.S. Army soldier in uniform allegedly tried to smuggle illegal aliens into Texas, according to court records obtained by Breitbart Texas. Authorities claim the soldier attempted to drive across a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint with two illegal immigrants hiding in his vehicle. Sep 15, 2014 6:51 PM PT

Among Over 6k Immigrants Arrested in Texas, 22 Sexual Predators

PATAGONIA, Arizona – Agents along the South Texas Border arrested close to 6,800 illegal immigrants including 19 convicted rapists and three fugitives wanted for sexual abuse of children and child pornography in a two week span. During that time frame agents also seized more than $15.5 million in marijuana. Sep 14, 2014 5:33 AM PT


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