4 hrs ago
The Austin Chronicle
Abbott Cancels TV Debate With Davis
In 2010, Gov. Rick Perry declined to face his opponents in a televised debate for the governor's race.
8 hrs ago
The Las Vegas Sun
Titus: No easy solution to child migrant crisis
An immigrant peers out from a detention area in McAllen, Texas, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the McAllen Border Patrol Station.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Abbott Backs Out Of Televised Debate With Davis
Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.
El Salvador opens consulate in South Texas
The government of El Salvador inaugurated its new consulate in McAllen on Friday.
FBI warns about 'virtual kidnapping' schemes
The Houston FBI is warning the public about "virtual kidnapping" schemes in which a telephone caller demands payment for the return of a family member or friend when no actual kidnapping has taken place.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants
The largest crackdown by Mexican authorities on illegal migration in decades has decreased the flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.
Some military gear given to police winds up in the wrong hands
Six military helicopters, a Boeing 737 and more than 40 armored tactical vehicles are now in the hands of Texas police.
United Methodist Church
Church draws on border natives in immigration crisis
Sanuanita Leal greets the Rev. Javier Leyva near her home in Mission, Texas. Leyva, now director of immigration ministries for The United Methodist Church in South Texas, previously served as her pastor and baptized Leal and her family.
On immigration, stage is set for something drastic: James Varney/links
Immigrants who have been caught crossing the border illegally are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas where they are processed on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
U.S. To Consider Spousal Abuse In Immigration Claims
JULY 25: Central American immigrants just released from U.S. Border Patrol detention board a Greyhound bus for Houston and then other U.S. destinations on July 25, 2014 in McAllen, Texas.
KTNV-TV Las Vegas
Dina Titus to meet with Mexican officials at Texas border
Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada's First District will join a Congressional Delegation trip to travel to McAllen, Texas on Thursday.
Man accused of kidnapping ex-boss' wife
An arrest warrant has been issued for a South Texas man in the kidnapping of his former employer's wife.
Spray Paint - "Threesomes Can Wait"
The Austin trio Spray Paint make punk rock that's appropriately noxious, but also filled with humor and fun.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Limits on Access to Eagle Feathers Questioned
The Interior Department may be infringing on the religious freedom of Native Americans by limiting the right to possess eagle feathers to federally recognized tribes, the 5th Circuit ruled.
United Methodist Church
Border visit brings immigration crisis into focus
In a Catholic church fellowship hall turned immigrant relief center, United Methodist Bishop Minerva CarcaA o huddled with Elmer Moreno Gonsales and his two daughters, 13-year-old Mariela and 12-year-old Katerin.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Deadly diets in SETX
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates the number of calories needed a day at 1,600 to 2,400 per day for adult women and 2,000 to 3,000 per day for adult men, depending on age and physical activity level.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Globe and Mail
In Southwest Texas, life revolves around the Mexican border
Drawing on Globe writers, seasoned international columnists and former diplomats, World Insider offers Globe and Mail subscribers an unrivalled perspective of the world.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Bee Cave Bee Web Site
New Police Chief named
Chief Deputy. Chief Miller started his law enforcement career in 1976 in McAllen, Texas; became a Captain there before joining the University of Texas Police Department in Austin.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Possible weapon in border agent's slaying found
A South Texas sheriff says a gun's been found that may be the weapon used to kill an off-duty Border Patrol agent shot while fishing with his family earlier this month.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Rick Perry mugshot memes
Governor Rick Perry: A grand jury indicted Perry on Aug. 15, 2014, on one count of abuse of official capacity, a first-degree felony, and coercion of a public servant, a third-degree felony.