October 25th, 2021
A pair of New York attorneys pleaded guilty to their roles in firebombing a police car in Brooklyn during a George Floyd protest in May 2020.
September 20th, 2021
A new Texas law makes it easier to prosecute human smugglers by removing the requirement to prove the intent to obtain a “pecuniary benefit.”
September 16th, 2021
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas announced a series of charges filed against 40 people in connection to methamphetamine trafficking. The charges include distribution of methamphetamine, unlawful...
August 27th, 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircrews teamed up with the Coast Guard to seize nearly nine tons of cocaine in three separate incidents in July and August. The 17,620-pound seizures had an estimated street value of more...
August 19th, 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found several packages from China containing counterfeit Drug Enforcement Administration and FBI badges. The fake badges were destined to various locations around the country.
August 10th, 2021
A Texas jury deliberated for about eight hours before handing down the death penalty to a man convicted of killing a San Antonio detective. The sentence follows his conviction in July for the ambush-style killing of...
June 15th, 2021
As temperatures approached or exceeded the century mark across most of the state, ERCOT’s grid does not appear to be up to the task.
May 4th, 2021
A Black Lives Matter protesters pleaded guilty last week to attempting to cut the brake lines on a New York City police vehicle.
April 7th, 2021
This is not the first time human smugglers utilized Facebook to promote their criminal activities.
March 4th, 2021
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) voted to terminate its CEO following the failures of the state’s electrical grid during the February winter storm. Millions of Texas were left in the dark and cold while...
October 5th, 2021
At least 207 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty as a result of COVID-19, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. Officers around the nation now face COVID-vaccination mandates.
September 17th, 2021
The lawsuit states that Danielson’s death was “preventable” and blames the city and officials for a “hands-off approach” to its policing strategy.
September 14th, 2021
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the Damon Allen Act into law on Monday to stop the release on personal bonds of suspects charged with violent offenses.
August 20th, 2021
The office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday afternoon the governor tested positive for COVID-19. He is reported to be isolating in the Governor’s Mansion.
August 12th, 2021
Drug Enforcement Administration agents seized 27 trailer loads of opiates from a Woodfield Pharma distribution center. Investigators believe the company lost tens of millions of opiate doses over the past three years.
August 5th, 2021
As much of the American West faces widespread droughts, farmers and ranchers in central Arizona bear the brunt. They face crop losses and thinner cows as irrigation canals dry.
June 8th, 2021
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a load of smuggled semi-automatic rifles during an attempt to cross into Mexico from Texas. The officers seized eight rifles and magazines.
April 28th, 2021
The three interdictions led to the arrest of ten suspected smugglers and the seizure of more than three tons of cocaine and nearly two tons of marijuana, officials stated. The seizures denied drug traffickers an estimated $...
March 25th, 2021
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told members of the House Judiciary Committee that releasing migrants into Texas border communities without testing them for COVID-19 was a mistake.
March 2nd, 2021
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the ending of the statewide coronavirus mask mandate during an event in Lubbock, Texas. The mandate went into effect in July and required all Texans to wear a mask covering the mouth and...