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After Six Years, Family Finds Lost Chihuahua

After Six Years, Family Finds Lost Chihuahua

When a Texas man and his wife were going through a divorce, they asked a friend to watch their chihuahua. Unfortunately, the little dog got out and had not been seen in years. continue reading »

The World of Tequila in Pictures

The World of Tequila in Pictures

Austin-based Photographer Joel Salcido has captured the world of tequila in a new exhibition currently being shown in Texas. The exhibit, "Aliento a Tequila," encapsulates the traditions of tequila and its culture in Mexico. continue reading »

Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Not Seek Re-Election

Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Not Seek Re-Election

After more than a decade in office, Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday he wouldn’t seek re-election next year, saying he would serve out the remaining year-and-a-half of his term before stepping down. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Man Arrested for Having Sex with Horse  -  Again

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Man Arrested for Having Sex with Horse -  Again

A Texas man was arrested for having sex with a horse for the second time say police. Authorities say Hidalgo County resident Cirilo Castillo was arr continue reading »

Chef Serves Traditional Mexican Food in Austin

Chef Serves Traditional Mexican Food in Austin

Deep in the heart of Austin's historic Rainey Street, El Naranjo restaurant tells a tale of Mexican ancestors, traditions and flavors, a cultural richness that chef Iliana de La Vega defends dish after dish. continue reading »

CHECK OUT:  Illegal Immigrant Camp Found in Texas  (VIDEO)

CHECK OUT:  Illegal Immigrant Camp Found in Texas (VIDEO)

Border Patrol agents raided an illegal immigrant camp in Texas that is believed to have been used by over 100 undocumented immigrants. continue reading »

TRAGIC: Texas Teen Dies After Accidentally Impaling Self on Bull Statue

TRAGIC: Texas Teen Dies After Accidentally Impaling Self on Bull Statue

The family and friends of a Texas teen are in mourning after a tragic accident result in the teen's death over the weekend. According to police, 14-year-old Miguel Martinez was spending the night at a friend's continue reading »

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Across the country from California to Vermont, lawmakers are changing legislation in regards to driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. In the past year many states have passed new bills and laws allowing the undocumented the right to drive legally. continue reading »

JUST IN: Supreme Court Makes NO Decision on Affirmative Action, Sends Case Back to Lower Court

JUST IN: Supreme Court Makes NO Decision on Affirmative Action, Sends Case Back to Lower Court

The Supreme Court will not make a decision on the affirmative action case of Fisher v. University of Texas instead it will send the case back to the lower court. continue reading »

How did Luis de la Garza Go from Latino Leader to the “Mesh Mask Bandit” Bank Robber?

How did Luis de la Garza Go from Latino Leader to the “Mesh Mask Bandit” Bank Robber?

This week Texas FBI captured the prolific bank robber dubbed the “Mesh Mask Bandit” who is tied to at least 19 bank robberies in northern Texas. continue reading »

Texas Rounds Up ‘Mexican Mafia’ Gang Members with Ties to Los Zetas

Texas Rounds Up ‘Mexican Mafia’ Gang Members with Ties to Los Zetas

Yesterday federal officials arrested 30 alleged members of the prison gang – the Mexican Mafia – for working on this side of the border on behalf of Mexican narcos. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Miami Heat Repeat – 2013 NBA Champions

JUST IN:  Miami Heat Repeat – 2013 NBA Champions

The Miami Heat and LeBron James’ headband have claimed another straight NBA championship with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Carjacker Run Over by Mother Protecting her Kids

LATINO BLOTTER: Carjacker Run Over by Mother Protecting her Kids

A Texas mother is being a hailed a hero after she took down a carjacker who was threatening her and her children. On Friday, Dorothy Baker-Flugence was leaving a CVS i continue reading »

11-Year-Old Mariachi Defies Racists, Sings National Anthem Again

11-Year-Old Mariachi Defies Racists, Sings National Anthem Again

The racist backlash that followed an 11-year-old Hispanic boy's rendition of the national anthem before game three of the NBA Finals in San Antonio didn't deter the Spurs from inviting the young mariachi to perform at game four of their series against the Miami Heat. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Professor Killed by Stiletto-Wielding Girlfriend

LATINO BLOTTER: Texas Professor Killed by Stiletto-Wielding Girlfriend

On Tuesday, police confirmed the death of University of Houston professor Alf Stefan Andersson, but more shocking then the death itself was the manner in which it occurred. continue reading »