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Migrant dies in BP vehicle accident

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Two migrants were accidentally run over by a Border Patrol vehicle on the King Ranch near Kingsville on Thursday afternoon, federal authorities said. One migrant,...

Migrant children celebrate Dia del Niño, but many still returned to Mexico

Festive music and brightly-colored balloons bouncing above a crowd of dancing migrant children filled a large room inside Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande...

Border Patrol agent fled deadly collision with bicyclist; later reported the death

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By VALERIE GONZALEZ and MARK REAGAN HIDALGO — An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of striking and killing a 71-year-old cyclist with his vehicle...

Coyotes using wristbands to identify people being smuggled into the US

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A criminal complaint filed in federal court Wednesday reveals smugglers are using wristbands to identify people they are smuggling into the country illegally. The complaint...

Lawmakers flock south in quick visits to border

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By Suzanne Monyak and Caroline Simon, CQ-Roll Call It's not an ordinary sight — a group of sitting Republican senators, including Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham, dressed...

Disaster feared among officials if river barrier breached 

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Amid concerns over breaches in the river levee system, which were caused during border wall construction on the west side of Hidalgo County, the...

Person who fled vehicle after Border Patrol stop struck and killed 

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The Texas Department of Public Safety says an individual is dead after bailing out of a passenger car Thursday night as Border Patrol conducted a traffic...

Court grants bond for BP agent in drug conspiracy case

A federal magistrate judge granted a U.S. Border Patrol agent a bond in connection with a case in which he allegedly conspired with others...

CBP: Immigrants found in Harlingen stash house

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The U.S. Border Patrol said on agents discovered nearly two dozen immigrants inside a home in Harlingen on Tuesday afternoon. In a news release, the...

Detention hearing pending in drug conspiracy case

The men involved in working alongside a U.S. Border Patrol agent to smuggle drugs await their bond hearings, records show. Arturo Trejo and Gumercindo Vásquez-Guerrero...