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Friday, Mar 9, 2018

Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Caught in Mexico

Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Caught in Mexico

A gang member on the Texas 10 Most Wanted sex offender list has been captured in Mexico and returned to the U.S.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

3 Affidavits in Biker Case Attest to FBI Probe of Prosecutor

3 Affidavits in Biker Case Attest to FBI Probe of Prosecutor

A retired Waco police officer says in an affidavit that the FBI is investigating McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna for alleged public corruption.

Thursday, Nov 23, 2017

Girl, 10, Shot Dead Watching Television on Thanksgiving Day

Girl, 10, Shot Dead Watching Television on Thanksgiving Day

A 10-year-old girl was shot dead as she sat in bed watching television in her bedroom in what San Antonio police suspect was a gang-related shooting.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017

New Mexico Bandidos Members Held in Texas in Firearms Case

New Mexico Bandidos Members Held in Texas in Firearms Case

New Mexico members of a motorcycle gang authorities have labeled a criminal organization have been arrested on firearms charges in El Paso.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mexican Border City of Reynosa Sees Night of Violence

Mexican Border City of Reynosa Sees Night of Violence

A wave of drug gang violence hit a city just across the Mexican border from McAllen, Texas late Tuesday night.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017

Abbott: New Texas Anti-Gang Effort Separate from Immigration

Abbott: New Texas Anti-Gang Effort Separate from Immigration

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says his new effort to reduce Central American gang violence in Houston won't be affected by what local police say is rising fear among Latinos of being detained by immigration...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

Gang Member on TX 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Caught

Gang Member on TX 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender List Caught

A convicted sex offender and gang member on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list has been captured in Houston.

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016

Indicted Texan Who Leads Bandidos Biker Gang Free on Bond

Indicted Texan Who Leads Bandidos Biker Gang Free on Bond

The indicted national president of the Bandidos biker gang has been freed on bond in Texas while facing racketeering charges that could send him to prison for life.

Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015

Mexico Catches Drug Gang That Stole 41,000 Gallons of Fuel

Mexico Catches Drug Gang That Stole 41,000 Gallons of Fuel

Mexican prosecutors said Tuesday they have caught the leaders of a drug gang that stole at least 41,400 gallons (157,000 liters) of fuel from government pipelines.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Gang Member Loses Death Row Appeal

Gang Member Loses Death Row Appeal

The state's highest criminal court has turned down an appeal from a former Rio Grande Valley gang member.

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