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Psalm 143:6 NIV I spread out my hands to you; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. Read all of Psalm 143 NIV

Los Zetas Kidnappers/Arms Traffickers Headed to Federal Prison

LAREDO, Texas – A total of five Laredoans have been ordered to prison for their roles in a kidnaping ordered by Los Zetas and executed by members and associates of the gang Hermanos Pistoleros Latinos (HPL), announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

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1,000 (1,001) New FRIENDS, LIKES, FOLLOWERS/FOLLOWING This Month to Date. Thank you, keep them coming.

$3,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender From Harlingen

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Cruz Alfredo Bazan, 26, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Bazan is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements and probation violation. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

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1,400 (1,401) NEW Tony Chapa II SECOND Facebook FRIENDS PAGE. The Tony Chapa Facebook FRIENDS page is full with 5,000 FRIENDS. Thank you, keep them coming.

Digital driver’s license on cell phone, with privacy protections, could be coming to Texas in next few years through Rep. Canales’ legislation

Texans could one day soon have the option of carrying virtual version’s of their driver’s license on their smartphone under legislation by Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, that is making its way through the state legislature.

Daily Bible Verse

Matthew 5:13-16 NIV “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men. You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. [...]

Local Defense Attorney Convicted in Connection to Scheme to Obstruct Justice

HOUSTON – Abraham Moses Fisch, 56, a criminal defense attorney in Houston, has been convicted on 18 counts to include conspiracy, obstruction of justice, money laundering, conspiracy to commit money laundering and failure to file tax returns, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The jury returned its verdicts late today following a 15-day trial and approximately 14 hours of deliberations.

Mexican National Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping

McALLEN, Texas ‐ Martin Margarito-Casimiro, 28, of Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, has pleaded guilty to kidnapping, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Brownsville Hurricane Awareness Fair Set for May 28

May 27, 2015—The City of Brownsville will host its annual Hurricane Awareness Fair from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Brownsville Public Library, 2600 Central Blvd. The fair, hosted by the Brownsville Office of Emergency Management, is designed to educate residents about the dangers of hurricanes and combat public complacency.

Border Patrol to honor ‘Youth of the Year’ winners

EDINBURG, Texas — As part of its annual “Head of the Class” program the U.S. Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Sector will be holding a ceremony to announce the “Youth of the Year” recipients.

CONGRESSMAN RUBÉN HINOJOSA, House Democrats SEND Letter to Secretary Johnson Raising Concerns About Unacceptable Conditions in Family Detention Centers

Washington, D.C.—Today—Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) along with 135 members of Congress sent a letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, urging the Department to end the practice of detaining mothers and children who are seeking asylum from Central America in family detention centers. The letter, in part, says the practice of detaining mothers and children is “detrimental to mothers and children and is not reflective of our nation’s values.”

Border Patrol agents rescue man in Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Fort Brown Station responded to a 9-1-1 call placed by a man in distress. Agents located three people, one of whom was extremely ill and in need of medical help. The man informed the agents that he was diabetic and experiencing a diabetic episode. Border Patrol agents trained as Emergency Medical Technicians arrived on scene and rendered medical assistance until an ambulance arrived.

Daily Bible Verse

1 John 4:11 NIV Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. Read all of 1 John 4 NIV

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Proverbs 16:18 NIV Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. Read all of Proverbs 16 NIV

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