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Honduran Mother Explains Why She Illegally Entered US with Her Child

FALFURRIAS, Texas—Shortly after her capture following a police chase, a Honduran mother explained why she put her ten-year-old son’s life in danger by bringing him to Texas via human smuggling. Deputies with the Brooks County Sheriff’s Department discovered the van packed with about 25 people shortly before they were to be dropped off by the coyote for a three to four day march through dry desert-like ranch lands with temperatures approaching the one hundred degrees.   Read more »

at Jul 21, 2014 5:00 PM

Houston Man Faces Life In Prison for Sex Trafficking Minors

A Houston man now faces up to life in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for his conviction on charges related to trafficking of minor girls for prostitution. The charges involve the trafficking of at least three girls under the age of eighteen.

In a plea bargain agreement, Pierre Johnson, also known as “Too Good” or “Uncle”, admitted to forcing at least three minor girls into

at Jul 14, 2014 2:33 PM

Domestic Rampage Leads to Deaths of 4 Children and 2 Adults Near Houston

Four children and two adults are dead in northwest Harris County, near Houston, after a domestic situation exploded into a violent shooting rampage. The alleged shooter, identified as Ron Lee Haskell, aged 33, surrendered to deputies after a nearly three and a half hour standoff with deputies from the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable’s Office and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. The standoff occurred in a cul-de-sac in a different subdivision where the suspect stopped after a police chase.

at Jul 10, 2014 3:39 PM
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Hispanic Growth Not Turning Texas Blue as Expected

The enormous growth of the Hispanic population does not seem to be turning Texas blue as fast as many political pundits expected. Recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed a decreasing non-Hispanic white population and a rapidly growing Hispanic population. The growth of the Hispanic population over the past fourteen years was expected to make a huge difference in Texas’ Republican vs. Democrat voting patterns. It appears it has not.   Read more »

at Jul 8, 2014 11:00 AM

Abbott Develops Human Trafficking Prevention Tool for Educators

Attorney General Greg Abbott announced the release of a Human Trafficking Prevention Manual that is targeted to teachers and other education professionals who will be facing an onslaught of potential victims in this coming school year. The release of the training manual comes during a meeting of the Texas Human Trafficking Task Force that is chaired by General Abbott.   Read more »

at Jul 3, 2014 12:09 PM

Politico Piles On Davis Campaign Woes

Democrat gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis’ campaign failures appear to be obvious to everyone but Wendy Davis. Even left of center media outlets like Politico are reporting her fall from Democrat rock star to political failure.

“She’s down in the polls by double digits,” Politico’s Katie Glueck reported. “And national Democrats have all but written off her race.” While they tried to couch their comments in the kindest possible

at Jun 27, 2014 4:57 PM

Texas DPS Graduates 107 New State Troopers

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) graduated 107 new troopers who now leave Austin to begin patrolling the highways of Texas. Having successfully completed the twenty-seven week training academy, the new troopers will now span out across the state of Texas. The graduation comes just days after Texas Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe Straus signed a letter to DPS Director, Colonel Steve McCraw, ordering the immediate commencement of a surge of DPS law enforcement assets to secure the border with Mexico.   Read more »

at Jun 23, 2014 4:57 PM

Perry's Office Clarifies 'Inadequate Resources' Comment About Border

Governor Rick Perry is working with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to identify options that can immediately address the Texas border crisis. Earlier today Gov. Perry said Texas doesn’t have “the resources, nor the manpower to be able to do that (secure the border) for the 1,200 miles. If we did, we would."

Several state legislators and Sen. Dan Patrick are quoting DPS director, Colonel Steve McCraw, as saying it would cost Texas taxpayers approximately $1.3 million per week to

at Jun 18, 2014 6:11 PM

Texas GOP Loses Grassroots Leader Daniel Mccool

Just last Saturday, Daniel McCool was elected by the delegates of the Senate District 11 to be their representative on the Republican Party of Texas State Republican Executive Committee (SREC). Less than one week later, his family, friends, loved ones and fellow Republicans are gathering in prayer to remember a man who was taken from us much too quickly. Daniel died Friday evening of a sudden heart attack shortly after coming home from his shift working traffic control in his job as a Harris County Deputy Sheriff.   Read more »

at Jun 16, 2014 2:10 PM

Breitbart Exclusive: Texas Rep. Farenthold Responds to Crisis at Texas Border

FORT WORTH, Texas—As thousands of unaccompanied minors stream seemingly effortlessly into South Texas, a humanitarian crisis is developing of the kind never seen before in modern American history. State and federal officials are scrambling to determine a proper course of action to address both the cause of the situation and for a solution on how to resolve the matter.   Read more »

at Jun 12, 2014 3:27 PM


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