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Growing Drug Problem Brings New Starr County Crime-Fighting Group

There is a new crime-fighting task force operating in Starr County. Several local police departments, the sheriff’s office, and the county attorney’s office have partnered to form the Special Crimes Unit. Rio Grande City Police Chief Noe Castillo, who is directing the multi-agency task force, says it was created to combat a growing drug trafficking […]


From Joke To President: Trump Returns To Conservative Confab

(AP) – President Donald Trump will find a much more receptive crowd at the nation’s largest gathering of conservative activists than when he first addressed the group six years ago. White House strategist Steve Bannon says Trump’s speech Friday to the Conservative Political Action Congress will be one of appreciation. Trump’s CPAC debut bore little […]


Tillerson Meets With Mexican Counterpart

(Metro) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls talks with his Mexican counterpart forward-thinking and productive. In a joint news conference with Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Luis Videgaray, Tillerson said the U.S. and Mexico must work closely together on problems of border security and migration. Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly were dispatched […]