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Lone Gunman Attacks Border Patrol Checkpoint

Federal authorities in Arizona are investigating why a lone gunman crashed into a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint and began firing at federal agents. The Border Patrol agents fought off the attack and injured the gunman.

Texas State Senator Indicted on Bribery, Fraud Charges

A Texas State Senator from San Antonio is expected to go before a federal judge on Wednesday morning to face several fraud and bribery charges in connection with two separate corruption cases. The charges were made public on Tuesday afternoon after a grand jury handed down its bills on an alleged Ponzi scheme and bribery efforts to secure contracts.

Brandon Darby: Border Patrol Agents Feel Betrayed by the Trump Administration

The Trump Administration rewarded Border Patrol agents for their support of him as president by picking an Obama holdover whom they despise to be their boss. Trump chose the Obama-hired Customs and Border deputy who was tasked with enacting Obama’s open border vision to lead the parent agency of Border Patrol, Customs and Border Protection (CBP). All of the Border Patrol agents who spoke with Breitbart Texas Managing Director Brandon Darby from all nine Southwest border sectors expressed feeling betrayed or otherwise hurt by Trump choosing a man who did so much damage to them to be their new boss.

Murdered Mexican Journalist Exposed Cartel-Government Connection

The murder of a respected journalist in the Mexican state of Chihuahua appears to be driven by her work exposing the close ties between government officials and the Juarez Cartel. One of those investigations pointed to the mother-in-law of a cartel boss trying to run for mayor, while others looked into how the former governor of that state protected certain criminal organizations.

Feds Nab Mexican Socialite on Narco Bribery Charges

A Mexican socialite is currently in U.S. custody facing federal money laundering charges for her alleged role in helping a former Tamaulipas governor move millions in bribes and embezzled funds into Texas. The case points to a larger conspiracy where key members the upper echelons of high society in that state appear to have taken part in laundering funds for corrupt politicians.

Armored Gunmen Shoot Two in Texas Border City Home Invasion

PHARR, Texas — Authorities in this border city continue to look into how three gunmen wearing body armor and face masks stormed a local house demanding cash and left after shooting two victims. The case seems to follow the pattern of what local authorities refer to as “home invasions”.

Fugitive Italian Mobster Caught Hiding Illegally in Mexico

A top-level member of the Italian mafia was arrested by federal law enforcement officials in this Mexican border state. The mafia leader is expected to be sent back to Italy to serve a prison term from a prior conviction. Authorities discovered the man hiding in the country illegally.

Texas Mailman Convicted in Election Bribery Case

McALLEN, Texas — A U.S. Postal Service employee in this border city has pleaded guilty in federal court to taking money in exchange for sharing the names and addresses of mail ballot voters with Democrat get-out-the-vote operatives, locally known as “politiqueras.”