Illegal aliens on run from Border Patrol start fire on Texas ranch
A group of illegal aliens and their smuggler started a massive grass fire on a ranch in South Texas after being pursued by agents from the U.S. Border Patrol.
The Miami Herald
The nation's weather
An area of low pressure will move across the Great Lakes on Wednesday, while a separate low pressure system will dip southward over the northern Plains.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Human Smuggler and Illegal Immigrants Busted Deep Inside Texas
A pursuit by U.S. Border Patrol and deputies from the Brooks County Sheriff's Office resulted in the capture of a human smuggler and his cargo of illegal immigrants -- approximately 90 miles into Texas.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Jim Wells County Authorities Still Investigating Shooting Homicide
The manhunt for a suspect continues one week since a Falfurrias man lost his life in what authorities are calling a gang-related shooting.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Lonely deputy policing texas town at frontier of border patrol...
Lone ranger: Sole police officer on $11.50 an hour mans Texas town where record numbers of illegal immigrants are crossing the border At any one time, there is a sole deputy policing a Texas town where the number of immigrants crossing the border illegally from Mexico has risen dramatically over the past two years.
Busy "Pipeline" Migrant Route Makes Texas Town Hub for Human Smuggling
FALFURRIAS, Texas-Wyatt Hollek maneuvers his four-wheel-drive truck along a rutted sandy road and stops at a small, fenced-off enclosure where a mesquite tree provides shade to a dripping water pipe.
Falfurrias Death March Claims 45th Victim for This Year
The death toll continues to climb in the ranch-lands surrounding the South Texas town of Falfurrias.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Jim Wells County Authorities Investigating Shooting Homicide Near Falfurrias
The Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting homicide that happened overnight at a home off of County Road 402, near the Brooks County and Jim Wells County line.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Daily Caller
Texas Border Rancher Says Illegal Immigrant Surge 'Overwhelming'
Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013.
Border Patrol Agent: Federal Government Releasing Murderers Into US
U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants in dense brushland some 60 miles north of the U.S. Mexico border in Brooks County on July 23, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas.
Officers volunteer to help guard U.S.-Mexico border
In Falfurrias, Texas, law enforcement officials are working as volunteers to intercept human traffickers smuggling immigrants across the border.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Police chief in Montgomery County has plan for the border
Aug. 4, 2014: A police chief in Montgomery County is proposing a plan to help bolster the number of officers working near the Texas border, while providing training to those officers unfamiliar with organized criminal operations.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Rape, Death, and Police Pursuits Continue as Illegal Immigrants Flood ...
The death toll continues to climb in the Falfurrias death march region also known as the ranch lands and highways of Brooks County.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Students Toil In Texas To Give Names And Burials To Migrants
Here & Now' s Robin Young recently spoke to a rancher in the town of Falfurrias, Texas, 70 miles inland from the border, who felt that the recent spotlight on child migrants was taking the focus away from adults and teens crossing - and sometimes dying - on his ranch and on the vast expanse of land around it.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Border Patrol Begins Surge Operation to Reduce Deaths Near Falfurrias Texas
FALFURRIAS, Texas-Breitbart Texas has learned the U.S. Border Patrol has begun a surge operation in the area surrounding Falfurrias, Texas where large numbers of illegal immigrants have been found dead this year.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Texas Rancher Highlights Collateral Damage of Current Border Crisis
Dr. Michael Vickers is a veterinarian and rancher who lives about 70 miles from the southern border in Falfurrias, Texas.
TRiO students attend leadership conference at UNT
Anthony Ruiz News Four area high school students in the TRiO program are attending the Texas Association of Student Special Services Programs' 16th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Denton this week.
by the Numbers: $659 Million
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents detain undocumented immigrants in dense brushland some 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border in Brooks County on July 23, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
El Paso Times
Woman sues Border Patrol agent accused of sexual assault
A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a Border Patrol agent guarding her at a South Texas hospital has filed a federal lawsuit against the agent.