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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 »

Robert Rodriguez Sued, Future of ‘Machete’ Sequel at Risk

Robert Rodriguez Sued, Future of ‘Machete’ Sequel at Risk

If Overnight Productions has its way there will be no more ‘Machete’ movies. continue reading »

500 Pounds of Pot Found on Texas School Bus Transporting H.S. Basketball Team

500 Pounds of Pot Found on Texas School Bus Transporting H.S. Basketball Team

The parents of students at the local high school in Van Horn, Texas are worried drug smugglers are using local school buses to transport illegal drugs after 500 pounds of pot was found recently. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Father Burglarizes Home, Brings 3-Year-old Along

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Father Burglarizes Home, Brings 3-Year-old Along

Father of the year, he is not. Bad dad, he is. A Texas father drove to burglaries with his 3-year-old son in the car, according to police. Bernard Cardenas is charged with five counts continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Substitute Teacher Who Slept with 14-Year-Old Boy is Pregnant

LATINO BLOTTER: Substitute Teacher Who Slept with 14-Year-Old Boy is Pregnant

A substitute teacher in Texas was arrested after a boy’s mother discovered said teacher was sleeping with her son. Authorities in Texas’ Bexar County say 35-year-old substitute teacher Amanda Sotelo slept continue reading »

Texas Judge Calls Defendant Maricelda Marie Aguilar “Worthless” Storms from Courtroom

Texas Judge Calls Defendant Maricelda Marie Aguilar “Worthless” Storms from Courtroom

Defendant Maricelda Marie Aguilar was not Texas Judge Lonnie Cox’s favorite person, but his recent outburst left many stunned. At an October 5th hearing, District Judge Cox learned that 22-year-old continue reading »

Texas Couple Sentenced to 5 Years for Conspiring to Bribe a Border Patrol Agent

Texas Couple Sentenced to 5 Years for Conspiring to Bribe a Border Patrol Agent

A federal judge in Las Cruces, New Mexico sentenced Debbie Ayala, 26, of San Elizardo, Texas, and David Rogelio Leyva, 27, of Socorro, Texas, to five-year prison terms for conspiring to bribe a public official, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales. Ayala and Leyva will be on supervised release for three years after they complete their prison sentences. continue reading »