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  • Iranian illegal immigrant on terror watch list caught near southern border

    02/01/2023 6:24:33 AM PST · by NautiNurse · 24 replies
    FOX News ^ | 1 Feb 2023 | Adam Shaw, Bill Melugin
    EXCLUSIVE: Texas law enforcement arrested an Iranian illegal immigrant at the southern border whose name and date of birth subsequently turned out to be a match on the FBI’s terror watch list, Fox News has learned. Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested 29-year-old Alireza Heidari last week after a traffic stop involving a human smuggler at the border in Val Verde County, Texas as part of Operation Lone Star. Heidari was being smuggled in the vehicle along with four other illegal immigrants. He was located in the trunk. Fox is told that Heidari was handed over to Border Patrol...
  • Police Trying To Identify Possible Monkey Thief

    01/31/2023 10:50:08 AM PST · by Menehune56 · 33 replies
    Dallas Police have a released a photograph of a visitor to the Dallas Zoo who they think may have information about the two Tamarin Monkeys that disappeared from their habitat.
  • Greg Abbott announces Texas' first Border Czar amid surge of illegal migrant crossings

    01/31/2023 1:40:25 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 31, 2023 1:45am EST | Landon Mion
    Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday announced the state’s first-ever Border Czar to address the influx of migrants coming through the Southern Border. Abbott tapped veteran Border Patrol agent Mike Banks to serve as Special Advisor on Border Matters to the Governor in response to the Biden administration’s handling of the border crisis. “For nearly two years, the State of Texas has taken unprecedented, historic action under Operation Lone Star in response to the Biden Administration’s refusal to secure the border,” Abbott said at a press conference on a border wall construction site in San Benito, Texas. “To continue...
  • Woman Pleads Guilty to Sending Ricin-Laced Letters to Trump, Texas Officials

    01/31/2023 11:22:01 AM PST · by Red Badger · 35 replies
    National File ^ | January 31, 2023 | by CULLEN MCCUE
    Last Updated on January 31, 2023 Quebec resident Pascale Cecile Veronique Ferrier, 55, has accepted a plea agreement in which she admitted to sending ricin-laced letters to then-President Trump and a number of Texas officials, court documents revealed. Ferrier admitted to sending letters laced with the deadly poison to both Trump and the Texas officials. She faces up to 262 months in prison when she is sentenced in April. “Ferrier was detained in the State of Texas for around 10 weeks in the spring of 2019, and she believed that the law enforcement officials were connected to her period of...
  • Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett arrested on public intoxication charge in Dallas, police say

    01/31/2023 6:15:43 AM PST · by devane617 · 39 replies
    wfaa ^ | 01/31/2023
    DALLAS — Stetson Bennett, the former Georgia quarterback who just led the Bulldogs to a second straight national championship, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication early Sunday morning in Dallas, police confirmed to WFAA. The arrest happened around 6 a.m. Sunday in the 1600 block of Tribeca Way in Old East Dallas, according to police. Officers responded to reports of a man banging on doors in the area, police said. When the officers arrived, they found Bennett "and determined he was intoxicated," a police news release said. A police report said officers were dispatched to the location on...
  • Police chief placed on administrative leave after officers raid family’s house in Galveston, city announces

    01/30/2023 6:53:25 AM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    Click2Houston ^ | January 30, 2023 | Moriah Ballard,
    GALVESTON, Texas – The city of Galveston’s police chief has been placed on administrative leave as an investigation into a raid at a family’s home begins. Police Chief Doug Balli has been placed on a 10-day administrative leave by the city manager. This comes amid an internal investigation being conducted, focusing on a possible failure of communication surrounding a raid at a house on Avenue O exactly one week ago. Galveston Police Department officials are keeping quiet, but home surveillance footage points to what’s been described as a disturbing sequence of events one family says should’ve never happened. “My kids...
  • Sexually explicit performance in front of children at ‘family friendly’ Texas drag show

    01/29/2023 5:17:58 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 53 replies
    thepostmillenial ^ | Jan 28, 2023 | Cullen Linebarger
    Blaze TV host Sara Gonzales posted video of a "family-friendly" drag bingo event in Princeton, Texas on Saturday that featured a bearded drag queen giving a toast "those who lick us where we pee" with children watching and later the youngsters picked up another performer's tip money.
  • Three former Texas high school athletes dead after police chase ends in fiery crash: report

    01/29/2023 7:30:06 AM PST · by Levy78 · 138 replies
    Fox ^ | 1/30/23 | Pilar Arias
    Three former Texas high school student-athletes died in a fiery crash after a police chase, according to a report. Phabian Bynaum, 19, Davarius Bynaum, 20, and Malik Thomas, 21, who previously attended Cameron High School died in the crash on Thursday. Phabian Bynaum was driving more than 20 miles over the speed limit on US 190 between Cameron and Milano, Milam County Sheriff Mike Clore told FOX 7 Austin. He said one of his deputies attempted to stop the vehicle unsuccessfully, and that a chase began. Bynaum lost control of the vehicle as he attempted to pass another car, a...
  • Police Say Texas Pastor, School Board President Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old

    01/29/2023 5:26:52 AM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    The Roys Report ^ | January 28, 2023 | Sarah Einselen
    Authorities charged a Texas pastor and school board president this week after a 16-year-old girl told police he sexually assaulted her, records show. Andrew “Drew” Wilborn, 43, reportedly bonded out of the Dallas County Jail on Thursday. He was arrested Wednesday on a felony charge of indecency with a child by sexual contact, jail records indicate. Police allege Wilborn rubbed his genitals against the 16-year-old’s rear during a church event last April, according to his arrest affidavit. The girl reportedly told police Wilborn later gave her an unwanted hug, grabbed her waist, and wouldn’t let her go. Wilborn was executive...
  • Woman arrested after firing shots into the air following crash in West University Place, HPD says

    01/27/2023 6:35:06 PM PST · by simpson96 · 19 replies
    ABC13 ^ | 1/27/2023 | Staff
    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A 36-year-old woman told police she fired a gun into the air because someone cut her off on the road, causing her to lose control and crash in West University Place. The incident happened at 4001 Bissonnet, but HPD did not give the exact date or time. According to police, Fawntavia Sallie was heading east on Bissonnet when another driver cut her off. She lost control and crashed into a brick-landscaping fixture. Authorities said Sallie told them she fired into the air three times because she was upset about the crash. No one was hit, police...
  • Protest planned at Dallas police headquarters tonight following Tyre Nichols video release

    01/27/2023 1:54:19 PM PST · by VanShuyten · 47 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 1/27/23 | Isabella Volmert
    Dallas police are preparing for demonstrations Friday night following the release of video of the arrest of Tyre Nichols, a Black man whose death led to murder charges for five Memphis police officers. …
  • Tornado rocks Houston: 1 injured, 120,000 lose power

    01/25/2023 8:31:06 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    NY Post ^ | 01-25-2023 | Fox Weather
    The National Weather Service in Houston issued a Tornado Emergency for the first time in the office’s history Tuesday for a twister that tore the southeast side of the Houston metro area. The tornado was reported by both spotters and was confirmed by radar, according to NWS officials. Reports of tornadoes traveled east into the evening in Louisiana. Pictures and videos show the damage that was left behind. “Holy crap. I’ve got a tornado on the ground right in front of me,” said storm chaser Brad Arnold. “People are driving right into it. Hold on, it’s going to get wild.”...
  • South Austin business owner pleads for help

    01/25/2023 9:13:31 AM PST · by TexasKamaAina · 38 replies
    KVUE ^ | 01/24/2023 | Daranesha Herron
    A South Austin business owner says aggressive people experiencing homelessness and slow police response times make it hard to keep the business open.Laura North, the owner of Headspace Salon and Co-op, is calling for Austin police to respond quicker to active attacks and asking the City of Austin to move faster in finding housing for the homeless... "We have men hiding in the bushes waiting for us to leave work at night," North said. "We've been threatened with rape, with murder."There's a large homeless camp next to the salon, with tents scattered under the highway near Ben White Boulevard and...
  • What Is Really Going On: Big Aerospace, Defense Giant Boeing Gets The Kind Of Deal From Federal Prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein Got In 2008

    01/27/2023 12:59:58 AM PST · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/27/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    "In an unusual proceeding for a corporation accused of a crime, Boeing officials were arraigned Thursday in a federal courtroom in Fort Worth for the company's actions leading to two plane crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia in 2018 and 2019 that killed 346 passengers and crew. Boeing was charged with conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government for allegedly skirting safety rules when introducing its 737 MAX jets. The arraignment before US District Judge Reed O'Connor took place two years after the company entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice..." Texas Tribune Story 1/26/2023 When folks...
  • 9,400 pounds of fentanyl seized at US border during 3-month period

    01/25/2023 7:19:14 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    ny post ^ | January 25, 2023 | MaryAnn Martinez
    Fentanyl seizures across the US southern border continue to skyrocket, with 9,400 pounds of the killer drug seized between October and December, a 241% increase year-on-year, according to federal figures. The synthetic opioid continues to poison the country, and smugglers are eschewing other drugs to bring it in, with fentanyl busts increasing 52% month-on-month in December while heroin and methamphetamine seizures were up by just 1% and 4%, respectively. Most interceptions are made at ports of entry into the country, where people and vehicles are screened and inspected. A recent big bust in Eagle Pass, Texas, had an estimated street...
  • FBI arrests ‘high-heeled hijacker’ for string of Texas robberies and a kidnapping

    01/24/2023 6:49:18 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | MaryAnn Martinez
    One person she stole from described the woman as nicely dressed but smelling “heavily of body odor,” according to Houston Police. Coleman’s crime spree started Nov. 15 when investigators said she approached Katie Otten, an employee at Galleria Houston, in the mall parking lot and demanded money, reported KTRK. The thief had her hand in her pocket, making Otten think Coleman was armed. Otten told the Houston station. “She forced her way into my vehicle and was like, ‘OK, take me to an ATM.'” The hijacker then forced the terrified woman to drive to multiple ATMs before making a final...
  • Texas leads 20 Republican states in suing Biden admin over migrant parole program

    01/24/2023 4:44:39 PM PST · by Golden Eagle · 7 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 24, 2023 | Adam Shaw
    A coalition of 20 states and a top conservative legal group are suing the Biden administration over its recently expanded humanitarian parole program that allows tens of thousands of migrants from designated countries a month into the U.S., arguing that the program is unlawful. The lawsuit, filed by Texas and America First Legal in the Southern District of Texas, is joined by 19 additional states who are seeking to block the Biden administration’s parole program, which allow up to 30,000 migrants from Haiti, Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela into the U.S. each month. The Biden administration announced the program for Venezuelans...
  • Man Charged With Kidnapping And Assault Released On $2 Bail, Promptly Commits Another Alleged Kidnapping And Assault

    01/24/2023 7:34:49 AM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | January 23, 2023 | Erinn Broadus
    A Texas man released on a $2 bail for allegedly choking and kidnapping his former girlfriend was rearrested within days for continuing to threaten her... Aubrey Taylor was arrested after allegedly holding his former girlfriend hostage, choking and terrorizing her on Dec. 27 in Harris County, Texas. He was offered a $2 bond — $1 for each count — during his court date on Jan. 13 and was rearrested on Jan. 18 for violating court orders and allegedly threatening the victim.. “Repeat offender accused of beating woman gets $1 bond. Horrific,” said Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbot on Twitter. “Texans...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ `Road Trip: Fort Hood, Texas ~ 24 JAN 2023

    01/23/2023 5:57:01 PM PST · by laurenmarlowe · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops And Veterans In The World!! | The Canteen Crew
    ~The FReeper Canteen Presents~ Road Trip: Fort Hood, TexasFort Hood is the Army's installation to train and deploy heavy forces. A 214,968-acre installation, Fort Hood is the only post in the United States capable of stationing and training two armored divisions.The post is the headquarters of III Armored Corps and First Army Division West and is home to the 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Cavalry Regiment, among others.Fort Hood consists of three sections: the main cantonment, West Fort Hood, and North Fort Hood. The main cantonment is bounded by Killeen on the east and Copperas Cove on the west....
  • Supreme Court asks Biden admin to weigh in on Florida, Texas social media laws

    01/23/2023 3:37:09 PM PST · by Golden Eagle · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 23, 2023 | Ronn Blitzer
    The Supreme Court called upon the Biden administration to weigh in on cases involving Florida and Texas laws aimed at limiting what sort of content social media platforms can censor. Litigation over Florida's SB 7072 and Texas's HB 20 pit the states' goal of maintaining the free expression of ideas online – amid concern that social media giants unfairly censor conservative ideas – and social media companies' own free speech interests in being able to keep and remove content on their own sites. "The Solicitor General is invited to file briefs in these cases expressing the views of the United...