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Four Charged for Dismemberment of Drug Dealer Found in South Texas Makeshift Grave

EDINBURG, Texas — Three men and a woman are facing capital murder charges for their role in the kidnapping, torture, murder, and dismemberment of a local street-level drug dealer. The various body parts that made up the victim’s body were later found in a makeshift grave on a rural tract of land in South Texas.

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Illegal Alien Accused of Burning Child’s Feet

EDINBURG, Texas — An illegal alien from Mexico and his wife have been arrested in connection with the abuse of a four-year-old girl, allegedly using hot water on her feet–causing second and third degree burns.

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Smugglers Pack Migrants Into ‘Deplorable’ Border Stash Houses

Human smugglers packed two groups of illegal immigrants into two separate stash houses near the Texas border with Mexico in what Border Patrol agents called “deplorable conditions.” Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector teamed up with Hidalgo County sheriff’s deputies and Alton police officers to pursue a tip received from neighbors about possible human smuggling stash houses.

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Texas Border Cops Volunteer to Help Louisiana Flood Victims

EDINBURG, Texas — Law enforcement officials from this border region are coming together to help their fellow officers that have lost their homes to the flooding in Louisiana. Over the weekend off duty law enforcement officers started a collection drive to

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Cartel Smugglers Help Suspect Who Tried to Run Over Texas Cop Flee to Mexico

The hunt is on for a man who allegedly tried to run over a Texas police officer and then climbed onto a cartel raft to flee into Mexico. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office released information about the case on Friday afternoon in an effort to get community members to call in with information as to the man’s identity.

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Authorities: Texas Drug Shootout Suspect Fled to Mexico

Authorities on the Texas border are searching for two men wanted for their alleged role in a drug shootout that left one man dead. One of the suspected murderers is believed to have fled into Mexico.

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Texas Cops near Border Rallying Around ‘In God We Trust’

The motto of “In God We Trust” continues to spread among Texas law enforcement agencies in this border area. Two of the most active agencies in the area have now placed the decals on their patrol vehicles in what they are calling a rallying point for all law enforcement.