South Texas

WESLACO, Texas | The Latest: US attorney says he continues to file cases

WESLACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump’s order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Ryan Patrick, the top federal prosecutor in South Texas, says he continues to file all illegal entry cases referred to him by border … Continue reading WESLACO, Texas | The Latest: US attorney says he continues to file cases

BIG WELLS, Texas | 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas. Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd says the SUV went out of control at more than 100 mph and overturned on Texas … Continue reading BIG WELLS, Texas | 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

McALLEN, Texas | Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of children are waiting away from their parents inside a Border Patrol holding facility in South Texas, with groups of 20 or more children to a single cage. There are bottles of water, bags of chips, and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets. The U.S. Border Patrol on … Continue reading McALLEN, Texas | Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas