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FBI: Fake Cartel Kidnappings, Extortion Calls on Rise in Texas

MCALLEN, Texas — Authorities in along the Texas border have begun to see an increase in the number of fake cartel kidnappings and extortion calls being made to innocent residents in the area. The calls are part of a scheme to get individuals to pay ransom moneys while in reality there has been no kidnapping.

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Two Border Patrol Agents Assaulted by Illegal Aliens in One Week

MCALLEN, Texas — Attacks on border patrol agents continue to take place along the Texas border as illegal aliens try to fight with authorities in an effort to elude capture. During a week’s period, two U.S. Border Patrol agents have been attacked while trying to arrest illegal aliens crossing into the country.

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Three Gunmen Storm House to Kidnap Child — In Dallas

Three gunmen stormed a Dallas, Texas, home, restrained a woman and took a child at gunpoint. In response, Dallas Police have issued an Amber and are asking for the public’s help in locating the 10-year-old boy taken by the gunmen. Authorities are working to locate 10-year-old Nicholas Fierros Jr. and three unidentified black men who took at gunpoint him from a residence, said Deputy Dallas Police Chief Malik Aziz in during an online streamed news conference.

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Mobile Meth Lab Busted in East Texas

An East Texas man has been allegedly using his personal vehicle as a mobile meth lab before authorities caught up with him on a “routine” traffic stop. The man fled but was later arrested following an investigation.

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Mexican Cop Killed in Cartel Shootout Near Texas Border

Cartel gunmen attacked a police convoy in this border city. The attack set off a large scale gun battle that killed one state police officer and spread terror across the city. Attacks by cartel gunmen on law enforcement continue to be a regular occurrence.

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GRAPHIC: Cartel Gunmen Kill Another Reporter in Mexican Border State

Cartel gunmen have killed a Mexican journalist once again as the security conditions in that country continue to spiral out of control. In 2016, there have been six other cases of murdered journalists in Mexico. The murder took place in Ciudad Victoria, the state capital of Tamaulipas. The local reporter is the latest victim in the out of control violence brought to the region, as two rival factions of the Los Zetas cartel fight for control.