Texas woman arrested for allegedly attempting to drown 3-year-old Palestinian Muslim child in possible hate crime 

A Texas woman was arrested after she allegedly attempted to drown a 3-year-old Palestinian Muslim child in an apartment complex pool last month after questioning the child’s mother about their country of origin, according to officials. Police responded to the…

No guns for domestic abuse suspects, top US court rules

People placed under restraining orders for suspected domestic violence do not have a right to own guns, the Supreme Court has ruled. The 8-1 decision upholds a 30-year-old law that bars those with restraining orders for domestic abuse from owning…

4 dead after powerful storms slam Houston, Texas

Thunderstorms have killed four people and knocked out power to nearly a million homes and businesses in south-east Texas. “We have a storm with 100 mph winds, the equivalent of Hurricane Ike, considerable damage downtown,” said the mayor of Houston,…

Program that allows 30,000 migrants from 4 countries into the US each month upheld by judge

The Biden administration can keep operating a program that allows a limited number of migrants from four countries to enter the U.S. on humanitarian grounds after a federal judge on Friday dismissed a challenge from Republican-led states. U.S. District Judge…

3 killed in Texas helicopter crash carrying National Guard and border agents

Texas officials say a helicopter carrying three National Guard members and a Border Patrol agent crashed along the US-Mexico border, killing three on Friday. The names of those killed were not immediately released. According to a statement released by Joint…

Biden and Trump head to border for high-stakes duel

Joe Biden and Donald Trump will both travel to the US-Mexico border on Thursday, locked in a high-stakes political duel on an issue that could ultimately decide the US presidential election. That border was crossed last year by 2.5 million…

Texas man sentenced to 3 years in prison for smuggling cocaine in cheese

A Texas man has been sentenced to just over three years in prison after being convicted of smuggling cocaine into the United States by hiding the drug in wheels of cheese.  Aaron Balderrama, 23, told U.S. Customs and Border Protection…

8 dead in Texas crash after police chase suspected migrant smuggler

Eight people died on Wednesday when the driver of a car suspected of carrying smuggled migrants fled police and smashed into an oncoming vehicle on a south Texas highway. The crash happened about 6.30am when the driver of a 2009…

8 victims dead in shooting at Texas outlet mall

A mass shooting at a Dallas-area outlet mall has left eight victims dead — in addition to the shooter — and several others injured, Allen, Texas, police said. The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Allen Premium Outlets…

Francisco Oropesa: Texas shooting suspect captured after tip-off

A man suspected of killing five of his neighbours in Texas has been arrested after police found him hiding in a cupboard underneath a pile of laundry. Francisco Oropesa was detained north of Houston. He was several miles from his…

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