Wednesday Jul 23
Texas Woman Used Bingo Cash To Buy Assault Rifles
Yadira Garcia, 35, of Alamo, could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in federal prison after she was convicted of lying on purchase records for five assault rifles she says she used bingo winnings to pay for.
A declaration of disdain
There has been a huge rise in the number of illegal immigrants making the journey from Central America to the United States, and most of them are children.
Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley
Hidalgo County Precinct 3 Constable Lazaro Gallardo, Jr., and a deputy talk with a 4-year-old boy and his 17-year-old uncle from Honduras who approached Gallardo in Anzaldulas Park after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico in Mission.
On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants
The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers - new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico - filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked with their intended destinations in the U.S. A man, frowning, headed for the door of the church with a ... (more)
Brownsville organization opens center for immigrants in Harlingen
A Brownsville-based organization that shelters undocumented immigrant children will open a 'processing center' in Harlingen amid a surge of Central American immigrants that has filled immigrant shelters in the Rio GrandeValley, reports Friday said.