Ex-Catholic Priest to Stand Trial for 1960 Murder of Beauty Queen

A former Catholic priest is set to stand trial this week for the 1960 murder of a South Texas beauty queen. The former beauty queen and teacher had gone to confession at a local church before disappearing. Her body was later discovered in a canal near the church she had gone to.

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Texas Outlets Embellish Protest Against Ted Cruz Speech

McALLEN, Texas — Less than 50 protesters gathered this week to protest the appearance of Senator Ted Cruz at the McAllen Fourth of July Parade. That protest was dutifully amplified by state and local news outlets, however.

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FBI Raids Texas Offices of Company Involved in Border Wall Construction

FBI agents carried out a large raid across the state targeting the offices of an engineering company connected to the construction of the border wall. Agents raided offices in San Antonio, Houston, and McAllen, as well as various city and county offices in the city of Laredo and Webb County.


Honduran Deportee Charged for Brutal Assault, Robbery

McALLEN, Texas — A previously deported illegal immigrant from Honduras has been arrested in connection with the brutal beating of a 56-year-old man while stealing his car. The man was about to be removed again before local police officers were able to charge him for the latest crimes.

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Texas to Open Intel Hub Targeting Drug Cartels

McALLEN, Texas — The top law enforcement agencies in south Texas will be getting a new intelligence center aimed at targeting Mexican drug cartel activities and gangs.

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COLD CASE: Catholic Priest Charged in 1960’s Texas Border Murder

A retired priest living in Arizona has been charged with the murder of a school teacher and former beauty queen from the border city of McAllen in 1960. The victim’s body was found near the Sacred Heart Church in that city. The priest from that church was considered a person of interest in that case for more than 50 years until now.

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Salvadoran Illegal Alien Arrivals Spiking in South Texas

The surge of illegal aliens arriving in south Texas during the summer of 2014 stunned law enforcement agencies and social service providers across the Rio Grande Valley. The numbers haven’t been as high in 2015, but some organizations are noticing a spike in the numbers of illegal aliens from El Salvador walking through their doors in recent months.


Pro-Illegal Immigration Group Slams Sheriffs for Attending Border Summit

Sheriffs from all over the United States attended a border summit in McAllen, Texas. Pro-illegal immigration groups like the Center for New Community (CNC) are criticizing sheriffs in the U.S. for attending this and other summits. CNC is keeping track of these seminars by flagging these meetings on a map on their website.

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Watch: Jeb Bush Answers Questions in Spanish

On Monday during his visit to the border of town of McAllen, TX, Republican presidential hopeful former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) fielded a question in Spanish and offered his response in Spanish as well. Follow on Twitter @BreitbartVideo


Jeb Bush: Dreamers Deserve a Path to Citizenship

Given the opportunity to get to the White House, presidential candidate Jeb Bush would fight to grant Dreamers a path to citizenship while working to fix the broken immigration system in America.

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Texas Cops Worried About Prevalence Of Online Predators Near Border

A joint operation between the FBI and several Texas police departments near the border has resulted in multiple arrests of suspected online predators, and authorities are concerned about the overwhelming response to their sting operation. Within four days, five men were arrested after responding to what they believed was an invitation from a 14-year-old girl to meet them for sex. Additional arrests are expected in the coming days.

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Texas Border Business Leaders Attack McCaul’s Border Plan

Economic and business leaders from McAllen, Texas and Reynosa, Mexico criticized the border security plan put forth by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX). In a meeting one day following McCaul’s visit to the border region, the business leaders met and said that people living along the border need to be consulted in any plan to secure the border.

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