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Cartel Hitmen Dressed as Mariachis Shoot Bystanders in Mexico City Tourist Plaza

Three cartel hitmen dressed as mariachis sprayed gunfire in one of Mexico City’s most popular plazas. Casualty reports range from three to five victims killed — as many as seven others were injured. The attack took place in Mexico City’s Plaza Garibaldi, an area visited primarily by tourists looking for mariachi performers. According to preliminary information […]

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GRAPHIC – 7 Human Heads Dumped in Mexican Border State

Police discovered seven heads abandoned in an ice cooler Friday morning in the rural community of Bácum, Sonora–sparking fears of an escalation in an ongoing territorial cartel war. Security elements of the State Public Security Police (PESP) and investigators assigned to the State Attorney General’s Office responded to a report of heads in a cooler […]

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GRAPHIC — Cartel Gunmen Cut Man’s Face Off in Mexican Gulf Coast State

A group of cartel gunmen claiming to fight for justice dumped the body of a man whose face was removed. The violence in Veracruz continues to cause panic among local residents as authorities appear unable to end it. The gory murder took place this week near Tuxpan where gunmen riding in an SUV dumped the […]

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Previous Deportee Accused of Raping Own Daughter Caught near Texas Border

El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously-deported illegal immigrant accused of repeatedly raping his 15-year-old daughter in Tennessee. Agents working near the El Paso-Juarez Metropolitan Border Area found tracks left by a group of migrants who illegally crossed the border near the Yselta Port of Entry during a routine patrol. The agents followed the tracks […]

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Arizona Border Patrol Agents Spot 188 Migrants in 33 Hours

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 200 migrants, including families and unaccompanied minors, during a 33-hour period after they illegally crossed from Mexico.  The sector has witnessed an increase of more than 100 percent of migrants attempting to make the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert. Between noon on Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday […]

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Texas Teacher Allegedly Sent Sexual Texts to 14-Year-Old Student, Say Police

A Texas middle school teacher is accused of sending sexually explicit texts that allegedly led to a summertime sexual relationship with a 14-year-old female student. Whitney Grunder Laidlaw, a seventh grade teacher at Cornerstone Academy, was placed on administrative leave last week after school officials learned she was arrested on two counts of sexual misconduct, said […]

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Mexican National Faces Deportation After Pleading Guilty to Voter Fraud in Texas

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that a Mexican national pleaded guilty Thursday to voter fraud in three elections, including one for president in 2016 and will eventually be deported. Laura Janeth Garza, 38, a Mexican citizen, pleaded guilty to voter fraud charges of voter impersonation and ineligible voting, both second-degree felonies. Garza was sentenced in […]

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Mexican Federal Police Seize 550 Pounds of Meth in Tijuana

Mexican Federal Police seized 550 pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday, adding to the number of significant busts in the last 30 days throughout the northern border region of Baja California. The most recent seizure took place on September 12 at approximately 4:25 pm, when the State Preventative Police (PEP) of Baja California and the Federal Police […]

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WATCH: Gulf Cartel Gunmen Film Viral Dance Challenge near Texas Border

Elements of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel joined a viral video trend by filming two gunmen dancing next to a moving truck in full tactical gear. The video, captured in the rural region of San Fernando, shows one gunman wearing camouflage while the second is clad in black. Both men appear to be wearing high-end body armor […]

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Catholic Priest Accused of Sexually Abusing Texas Children — Again

Texas police officers arrested a Catholic priest on Tuesday in connection to allegations of sexual abuse of children two decades ago. A young girl had also accused the priest in 2001 of kissing and touching her inappropriately when she was 16. Father Manuel LaRosa-Lopez turned himself in to Conroe law enforcement officials on September 11 after […]

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Impoverished Texas Border School District Faces Questions for $20M Sport and Water Park

Questions surround how a small, impoverished South Texas border school district paid for a $20 million “sports and learning” complex that houses a 90,000 square foot water park. In April, the La Joya Independent School District opened a one-of-a-kind 215-acre attraction that contains the state’s only public school-owned water park–a 6,124 square foot, full-dome planetarium, a […]

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47 Migrants Found in Tractor-Trailer After Border Patrol Chase

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 47 migrants from a locked tractor-trailer after the driver led the agents on a pursuit when he failed to stop for inspection at a checkpoint. Agents assigned to the Interstate 35 Checkpoint located between Laredo and San Antonio observed a Freightliner tractor-trailer approaching for an immigration inspection on September […]