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A migrant from Honduras pass a child to her father after he jumped the border fence to get into the U.S. side to San Diego, Calif., from Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Discouraged by the long wait to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many migrants from recent caravans are choosing to cross the U.S. border wall and hand themselves in to border patrol agents. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
January 05, 2019 - 2:49 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day. The...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT METHOD TO STABBING NOT SHOOTING - This Jan. 3, 2019 booking photo released by Texas City Police Department shows Junaid Hashim Mehmood. Mehmood, the father of one of three children found stabbed and beaten to death in a Southeast Texas apartment they shared with their mother was charged with capital murder Friday in the attack that left the woman with severe injuries. Texas City Police say 27-year-old Mehmood surrendered to police Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (Texas City Police Department via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 6:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The father of one of three children found stabbed and beaten to death in a Southeast Texas apartment they shared with their mother was charged with capital murder Friday in the attack that left the woman with severe injuries. Texas City police Chief Joe Stanton said Junaid Hashim...
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Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez speaks during a news conference, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Houston. Authorities are seeking the public's help in locating a man in a pickup truck who pulled up next to a car that was leaving a Houston-area Walmart parking lot Sunday and started shooting, killing a 7-year-old girl inside the car and wounding the girl's mother. (Nicole Hensley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
January 04, 2019 - 3:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — It was still dark outside when LaPorsha Washington drove her four daughters, including 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, in the family's silver car at 6:30 a.m. Sunday to a grocery store on the eastern outskirts of Houston. Each daughter was in her assigned seat in the family car, with...
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U.S. Border Patrol
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January 04, 2019 - 12:45 pm
The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to provide more help securing the U.S.-Mexico border, a defense official said Friday amid a political standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for more money to build a border wall.
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Sen. Ted Cruz
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January 04, 2019 - 9:49 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) have proposed a Constitutional amendment that would impose term limits on members of both houses of Congress, according to reports. The amendment, co-sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), and Sen...
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Crime Scene
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January 04, 2019 - 3:17 am
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas have taken into custody a 27-year-old man after three young children were found dead Thursday in an apartment. Police in Texas City, 48 miles (77 kilometers) southeast of Houston on the Gulf Coast, went to Pointe Ann Apartments on Thursday evening on a...
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Beto O'Rourke
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January 03, 2019 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin O'Malley, the former Democratic governor of Maryland and 2016 presidential candidate, says he will not run for president in 2020 and is backing Beto O'Rourke. O'Malley's endorsement of O'Rourke, who catapulted to the national spotlight in his close Texas Senate race against...
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