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  1. Ex-priest gets life in prison for 1960 parishioner slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A jury on Friday sentenced an 85-year-old former priest to life in prison for the 1960 killing of a schoolteacher and former beauty queen who was a member of the parish he served. The same jurors in Hidalgo County in South Texas found John Bernard Feit guilty of murder Thursday night.


  2. Mexican citizen facing execution in Texas for killing cousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Attorneys for a Mexican citizen on death row in Texas for the abduction and slaying of his 16-year-old cousin more than two decades ago looked to the federal courts in a last-day attempt to halt his execution. Ruben Ramirez Cardenas was scheduled for lethal injection Wednesday evening for the February 1997 killing of Mayra Laguna in the Rio Grande Valley in far South Texas.


  3. Border gunbattles leave 11 dead in northern MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Mexican officials say a running series of gunbattles left at least 11 people dead in the northern border state of Tamauilpas. Officials discovered eight bodies Monday following shootouts in the border city of Reynosa and the nearby town of Rio Bravo, and police found improvised armored vehicles, grenades and about three dozen guns.


  4. Mexican border city Reynosa eyes $7.6M anti-violence planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Officials in northern Mexico have announced a $7.6 million development plan that seeks to stem violence in the border city of Reynosa. The "United for Reynosa" initiative focuses on the most violence-prone neighborhoods in the city, which borders McAllen, Texas.


  5. U.S. Rep: Truck passed checkpoint 2 hours before discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that they are looking to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said. Some of the 29 identified survivors have told authorities they hired smugglers who brought them across the U.S. border, loaded some of them onto trucks that took them to the tractor-trailer, and marked them with different colored tape to identify them to various smugglers who would be picking them up after the tractor-trailer reached its destination.


  6. Mexico says 2 top drug traffickers killed near US borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Two top drug traffickers have been killed in pre-dawn shootouts Saturday with federal force in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas, authorities reported. The Tamaulipas security spokesman's office says the men were killed in separate confrontations, which left highways littered with burned-out vehicles.


  7. Border turns quiet under Trump amid steep drop in arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this April 1, 2017, photo, a man in Nogales, Ariz., talks to his daughter and her mother who are standing on the other side of the border fence in Nogales, Mexico. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says arrests of people entering the United States illegally across the Mexican border plummeted in March 2017.


  8. House speaker getting firsthand look at US-Mexico borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is visiting the Rio Grande Valley for a firsthand look at the U.S.-Mexico border as the Trump administration steps up immigration enforcement and prepares to ask Congress to pay for a border wall. It's the first time the Wisconsin Republican has visited the border, and protests have been announced to meet his arrival in McAllen, Texas, on Wednesday.


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