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Gunman Sentenced to Life in Murder of Border Agent Terry

A man convicted of first-degree murder for shooting U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry nine years ago in a case that exposed the federal gun operation known as "Fast and Furious" has been sentenced to life in prison.

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Border Patrol K-9 Killed Trying to Detain Suspect in Texas

Border Patrol K-9 Bulder was shot and killed while trying to detain a suspect in El Paso, TX.

Mexico Authorities Invite FBI to Aid in Investigation of Murders of 9 American Mormons

The Mexican government on Sunday invited the FBI to send investigators to help in the investigation of the murder of nine U.S. citizens—six children, including 8-month-old twins, and three women—living in a Mormon community about 100 miles south of the border in the state of Sonora.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Wounded at Traffic Stop in Texas

An agent with the United States Border Patrol was reportedly shot and wounded during a traffic stop near Del Rio, Texas, over the weekend.

Cartel Leader El Chapo Gets Life in Federal Prison

“Why did we go to trial?” Guzmán asked rhetorically. “Why didn’t you sentence me on day one?” Sentencing judge Brian Cogan provided the answer in handing down the maximum sentence, citing the “mountain” of evidence presented against Guzman.

Customs and Border Protection Officers Seize Meth Flown Into US on Ultralight Aircraft

Officers with the Tucson Sector of the United States Customs and Border Protection Agency were able to track the flight of an ultralight aircraft crossing the border into Arizona.

Florida Sheriff Dismayed About Drugs Smuggled Over Mexico Border

Polk County (FL) Sheriff Grady Judd appeared on Fox and Friends on Friday, decrying the illegal drug trafficking over the US-Mexico border, saying, "You want to just pull your eyeballs out."

Border Patrol Rescues Abandoned Migrant Toddler from TX Cornfield

The agents have taken the boy to a U.S. border station and are trying to find his parents using the number on his shoes, the officials said. So far, they have been unsuccessful.

Protesters "Occupy" Border Patrol Museum, Deface Fallen Officer Memorial

Dozens of demonstrators stormed into the National Border Patrol Museum outside of El Paso, Texas, reportedly defacing the memorial in that facility dedicated to fallen Border Patrol Officers.

President Trump Declares National Emergency to Fund Border Wall

The president on Friday took executive action—declaring a national emergency—to spend $8 billion for the border wall he has promised since his campaign.