Continuing coverage of the crisis on the Texas border and the surge of unaccompanied minors

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 at 12:59 PM CDT

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member

Border Patrol Agent Fires at Armed Militia Member

The Border Patrol says an agent shot at someone near the Texas-Mexico border who later identified himself as a militia member.

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 at 08:22 PM CDT

2 Nat'l Guard Troops at Border Getting Financial Help

2 Nat'l Guard Troops at Border Getting Financial Help

At least two Texas National Guard troops are in need of financial assistance after being sent to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring into the

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 09:51 PM CDT

Mexico to Increase Surveillance of Railroad Lines

Mexico to Increase Surveillance of Railroad Lines

A Mexican federal official says the government plans to improve railway surveillance and increase the speed of northbound trains in hopes of deterring Central American migrants from riding on top of...

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 04:55 PM CDT

Border Patrol Accused of Cover-Up

Border Patrol Accused of Cover-Up

A Border Patrol official who was removed from his position in June is accusing the agency of covering up "highly suspect" deaths in clashes along the southern border.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 01:55 PM CDT

Militias Complicate Situation on Texas Border

Militias Complicate Situation on Texas Border

On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande. A state trooper soon arrived to help. Then out of the darkness emerged...

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 09:48 AM CDT

Mexico Blasts Texas for Guard on Border

Mexico Blasts Texas for Guard on Border

Mexico's Foreign Relations Department is denouncing Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border.