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Shooting at Lone Star University Injures 4

Shooting at Lone Star University Injures 4

At least three people were wounded Tuesday in a shootout on the north campus of Lone Star University in Houston and a fourth person suffered a heart attack, local media including the daily Houston Chronicle reported. continue reading »

Hispanic Brand Uses Old Process to Produce Authentic Cigars

Hispanic Brand Uses Old Process to Produce Authentic Cigars

A group of Hispanics in southeastern Texas is selling handmade Cuban-style cigars that have been increasing in popularity thanks to a old manufacturing process that is being maintained in the United States. continue reading »

Man Honored for Saving Another’s Horse from Drowning (VIDEO)

Man Honored for Saving Another’s Horse from Drowning (VIDEO)

After a heroic horse rescue, a Texas man was rewarded for his good deed. While driving to his San Benito home on Monday, Alfredo Marez spotted an animal in distress. As he got closer he realized it was a horse stuck in continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Man Who Vandalized Picasso Painting in Museum Arrested at Border

Latino Blotter: Man Who Vandalized Picasso Painting in Museum Arrested at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a man wanted out of Houston, Texas for vandalizing a famous Picasso painting. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

INFOGRAPHIC: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

One of the most common refrains voiced by opponents of immigration reform is that it must wait until the federal government has secured our border with Mexico and enforced the nation’s current immigration laws. continue reading »

University of Texas Mariachi Aztlán to Perform at President’s Inauguration

University of Texas Mariachi Aztlán to Perform at President’s Inauguration

The University of Texas-Pan America’s (UTPA) Mariachi Aztlán will be doing a repeat performance for President Obama’s inauguration on January 21, 2013. continue reading »

U.S. Winter Storm Death Roll Stands at 6

U.S. Winter Storm Death Roll Stands at 6

The winter storm besetting much of the United States so far has resulted in at least six deaths and has caused the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights, authorities announced Wednesday. continue reading »

Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers

Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers

Zapata Border Patrol Agents Halt Human Smuggling Attempt - On Dec. 18, U. S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station rescued 10 undocumented immigrants continue reading »

Spain’s Prado Sends 100 Piece Art Exhibition to Houston Museum

Spain’s Prado Sends 100 Piece Art Exhibition to Houston Museum

An exhibition of 100 masterpieces from Spain's Prado Museum opened Sunday at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, or MFAH, giving visitors a look at the evolution of Spanish painting from the 16th century to the 19th century. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

LATINO BLOTTER: Border Officer Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Allow Undocumented to Enter U.S.

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer, his girlfriend and two of their associates pleaded guilty today in federal court for their participation in multi-year bribery and alien smuggling activities along the U.S./Mexico border. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Sons of Border Police Authorities Arrested, Suspected of Stealing Drugs from Narcos

LATINO BLOTTER: Sons of Border Police Authorities Arrested, Suspected of Stealing Drugs from Narcos

A federal corruption probe prompted by stolen drugs from criminal suspects has ended in arrests of border police officers. The sons of two border police authorities were arrested; both men worked in local drug task forces. continue reading »

CBP Locates $50,000 Stashed in Laundry Detergent at Entry Point

CBP Locates $50,000 Stashed in Laundry Detergent at Entry Point

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents conducting southbound operations at the El Paso port of entry seized $52,072 in unreported currency on December 3. The cash was hidden in a box of laundry detergent. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Bus Driver Diana Almanza Caught Having Sex with 14-Yr-Old

LATINO BLOTTER: Bus Driver Diana Almanza Caught Having Sex with 14-Yr-Old

A Texas bus driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a child after investigators discovered she had inappropriate contact with a teenage boy on the bus. Diana Leigh Almanza, 47, was booked on $60,000 bond after investigators with the Pearland Police Department were ale continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Arrested at Border, Wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Arrested at Border, Wanted for Sexual Assault of a Child

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol recently arrested a man wanted for the sexual assault of a child. On November 29, CBP officer at the Eagle Pass International Bridge in Texas inspected continue reading »

Newly Elected Texas Senator Ted Cruz Considering Run for President in 2016

Newly Elected Texas Senator Ted Cruz Considering Run for President in 2016

The newly elected Texas Republican Senator, Ted Cruz, is considering a run for the Presidency in 2016 the Houston Chronicle is reporting. continue reading »