Eagle Pass

Body of Missing National Guardsman Found in Rio Grande

EAGLE PASS, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents found the body of a Texas National Guard Soldier who disappeared Friday morning after rescuing two migrants. U.S. officials recovered the body and transported the decedent to the Texas bank of the Rio Grande Monday morning.

U.S. officials recovered the body of the Texas National Guard soldier who disappeared on Friday morning. (Randy Clark/Breitbart Texas)

DHS Extends Ban on Legal Nonessential Land Border Crossings

The Department of Homeland Security announced on Friday an extension of the non-essential travel ban at land border ports along the U.S./Mexico and U.S./Canada borders. The ban, now in place for over 18 months, prohibits nonimmigrant visa holders from entering the United States for recreational travel, shopping, or visiting relatives.

CBP OFO border crossing inspection

Guns, Cash Seized at Outbound Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a cache of firearms, ammunition, and undeclared cash as smugglers attempted to move them across the border into Mexico. The seizures took place in four separate incidents.

Handgun seized from alleged human smuggler in southwestern Arizona. (CBP Photo)

Texas Cop, Wife Sentenced for Smuggling Illegal Aliens

HOUSTON, Texas–A Houston police officer and his wife were sentenced to spend 15 months in a federal prison following their conviction on charges of transporting illegal aliens. The couple will also face supervised release and a fine of $1,000.

Juan Carrillo

Local and National Media Ignore RPG Attack Just Miles from Texas Border

Local and National media outlets have all but ignored an RPG attack on a Mexican police headquarters building located just south of the Texas border town of Eagle Pass. This seems to follow a pattern of news outlets ignoring the cartel war occurring just south of the major Texas cities of McAllen and Brownsville.

Mexico RPG - Getty Image-Lucas Castro