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Fungal meningitis blamed for one death, five infections tied to Matamoros surgeries

The Texas Department of State Health Services issued an advisory Tuesday warning people of suspected cases of fungal meningitis among Texas residents who had surgery in Matamoros.

Huge number of asylum seekers at US-Mexico border as COVID-19 restrictions end, new rules...

BY MARIA VERZA, COLLEEN LONG AND MORGAN LEE | ASSOCIATED PRESS CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — The Biden administration on Thursday will begin denying asylum to...

Governor’s Orders: Safety inspections at international crossings spark opposition

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez and a chorus of others including the Texas Border Coalition and the truckers themselves on Thursday urged Gov. Greg Abbott to call off blanket inspections of Mexican trucks at two crossings that were wreaking chaos across the border.

Matamoros man charged in mass smuggling attempt at Falfurrias checkpoint

A Matamoros man was arrested at the Falfurrias checkpoint on Monday after Border Patrol agents discovered 45 people inside a refrigerated trailer that was 35 degrees, according to a criminal complaint.

Feuding Mexican cartels block roads near US border

Feuding Mexican cartels briefly blocked roads Tuesday in the border city of Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas.

Mexico migrant camp tents torched across border from Texas

MATAMOROS, Mexico — About two dozen makeshift tents were set ablaze and destroyed at a migrant camp across the border from Texas this week, witnesses said Friday, a sign of the extreme risk that comes with being stuck in Mexico as the Biden administration increasingly relies on that country to host people fleeing poverty and violence.

Troopers ID Matamoros man as victim in fiery semi-trailer crash in Brownsville

State troopers identified the victim in Monday’s fiery semi-trailer crash in Brownsville as a 47-year-old Matamoros resident, who was the driver of the tractor truck which was carrying gasoline.

Man accused of selling gun used in fatal Matamoros kidnapping indicted

The man suspected of selling one of the weapons used in the fatal kidnapping of four U.S. citizens last month pleaded not guilty before a federal judge on Thursday.

At great sacrifice, two friends ferry a boy with spina bifida 2,500 miles to...

Through jungles, rivers and danger two men helped their neighbors carry their son, who is paraplegic, on a 2,500-mile journey to the border only to be met with a different fate.

Smuggler involved in Matamoros fatal kidnapping one of many exemplifying ongoing gun flow from...

While the fate of the man suspected of selling a weapon used in the fatal Matamoros kidnapping of four U.S. citizens unravels before a federal court, the problem of gun smuggling underscored by the arrest will likely continue.