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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 […]


UPDATE: About 2 Dozen Arrested For Refusing To Leave

(AP) – Police are arresting Dakota Access pipeline opponents who remain in a protest camp in North Dakota in defiance of orders to leave.  Most protesters left peacefully Wednesday when authorities closed the camp on Army Corps of Engineers land in advance of spring flooding, but several dozen refused to go. National Guard soldiers and […]


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 […]