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Governor Abbott Says ‘Biden Administration Is Man-Made Disaster Of Inhumanity’ Regarding Del Rio Border Crisis

DEL RIO (CBSDFW.COM) — Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX held a press conference to provide a border security update at the international bridge in Del Rio on Tuesday, September 21 where he said, “Failure to enforce laws leads to chaos [and] inhumanity.” The Governor was joined by Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw, Texas Military Department Adjutant General Tracy Norris, and National Border Patrol Council President (NBPC) Brandon Judd. “If you go back a year ago, President Biden campaigned on having an open border in the United States,” said Abbott.  “I’m sure most people… had no idea it would lead to...
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Anti-gang unit looking at new ways to fight crime in Waco area

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The Waco Texas Anti-Gang Unit is taking new steps to fight crime in Central Texas by looking at how and where gang activity is happening. Recently, two crime analysts joined the unit to help make that happen. James Bonewitz, administrator for the Waco TAG Center, said the analysts will enhance the work law enforcement agencies are able to do.

EL Paso deputies arrest 2 men for stealing car, fleeing on foot on Horizon Boulevard

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — Two men were booked into the El Paso County Jail accused of stealing a car and fleeing from law enforcement. El Paso County Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Springdale Street and Lavina Street in El Paso on Monday in reference to a stolen vehicle, the El Paso County Sherriff's stated in a news release.

Governor Abbott: "We’re doing Biden’s job for him."

In Governor of Texas Greg Abbott's latest tweet, he said the Texas Department of Public Safety is going to secure the border at Del Rio in Southern Texas. Governor Greg Abbott requested an emergency declaration for Texas in a letter to President Joe Biden Friday, citing the growing crisis at the Texas-Mexico border, particularly the grave situation in Val Verde County.

"Joe Biden Isn't Doing Anything To Fix The Southern Border Crisis!"

In a recent statement, the Governor's office announced that Texas will be utilizing the National Guard to prevent illegal immigrants from crossing the southern border:. "Greg Abbott is surging Texas National Guard to better secure the border. The Guard is now authorized to enforce Texas law, including arresting people who have crossed the border illegally and violated Texas law. They are working with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and local law enforcement to increase border security. In addition to performing a law enforcement function, the Texas National Guard is also helping with the early stages of constructing border barriers and a border wall."

Search for driver involved in hit and run with pedestrian

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is asking for the public's help in identifying the driver involved in a hit and run with a pedestrian. According to DPS, the hit and run happened around 11 p.m. on Saturday, September 19 near the 9200 block of West US 290. That is near Ledgestone Terrace in Travis County. The driver drifted onto the shoulder and struck a pedestrian, causing serious bodily injury.

Amid Haitian immigrant surge, Bexar County sheriff sees other threats

Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar visited the Texas border over the weekend — concerned that checkpoints meant for stopping drug and human traffickers were unmanned as authorities responded to a surge of Haitian immigrants. The sheriff said he rode to Del Rio on Saturday with a Texas Department of Public...