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Arrest made in speed boat smuggling case near Mission

A man who authorities say used a speed boat to smuggle people into the country illegally, crossing them through the Rio Grande near Mission, was arrested by border agents Sunday.

2 dead, multiple injuries in crash following Border Patrol chase

State authorities released the identity of one of two individuals killed in a single-vehicle crash near Edinburg late Friday night which, according to sheriff’s deputies, began as a Border Patrol pursuit.

Harlingen man killed on Primera road

PRIMERA — State troopers are investigating a case in which a 26-year-old Harlingen man was killed after he failed to yield to an oncoming...

18-year-old killed in single-vehicle rollover 

NEAR SAN CARLOS — Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed an 18-year-old driver.  Troopers said in a news...

Mission man arrested after striking DPS unit also faces drug charges

A Mission man was arrested Wednesday night after he crashed into a Texas Department of Public Safety patrol unit and fled the scene, authorities...

San Juan man killed in collision Saturday evening

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two-vehicle crash that left one San Juan resident dead Saturday night. Authorities responded to the incident...

Fall trial date eyed for man accused of killing DPS trooper

The judge overseeing the death penalty trial for a man accused of killing a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper is considering a fall...

Mission pedestrian killed by driver during chase with Border Patrol

The driver of a truck who was allegedly evading U.S. Border Patrol agents hit and killed a pedestrian during a pursuit Tuesday night. The Texas...

Weslaco man killed in crash while trying to avoid traffic stop, DPS says

Authorities say a 29-year-old Weslaco man died early Saturday after attempting to “evade police,” the Texas Department of Public Safety said in a news...

Abbott, Paxton tackle TikTok during border security briefing in Weslaco

WESLACO — Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urged a dozen state attorneys general from around the country to join their...