U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested two convicted sex offenders, in separate events, shortly after they illegally entered the United States, Nov. 14. Eagle Pass agents, conducting line watch operations, encountered seven subjects attempting to avoid detection on a local ranch. All apprehended subjects were transported toContinue Reading

On November 5, Cincinnati U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 6 shipments of unapproved U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) drugs. The drugs included Phenibut Hydrochloride, Botulinum Toxin, and fillers containing Lidocaine. Each one of these drugs to include Injectable cosmetic treatments, are regulated by FDA. The sixContinue Reading

A local man was sentenced in federal court Nov. 1, for his role in a sex trafficking conspiracy that involved four victims, including two teenagers following a Homeland Security Investigation (HSI), joint law enforcement partner investigation. Cory Lavell Smith, also known as “Fatz,” 28, was sentenced by U.S. District JudgeContinue Reading

A south Texas man admitted to smuggling noncitizens who were trapped in a travel trailer, following an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Corpus Christi and the U.S. Border Patrol (BP). Gaston Perez, a 40-year-old Brownsville resident, pleaded guilty in the Southern District of Texas, Nov. 1, to transporting unlawfullyContinue Reading

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday that a female-only beauty pageant has the freedom to produce pageants designed to celebrate women. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent United States of America Pageants and defended the pageant’s freedom to communicate messages consistent with its values as a female-only pageant.Continue Reading

Sullivan County authorities in Tennessee identified the body found in South Holston Lake last Thursday as Brian L. Morrison of Kingsport. Morrison, 45, was found dead at the boat ramp near Observation Knob on South Holston Lake by a fisherman Thursday morning, who immediately contacted police. Wanda Marie Ward, 45, faces second-degreeContinue Reading

A 1974 murder cold case may finally be solved as officials claim to have identified the “Lady of the Dunes,” putting them one step closer to solving the state’s oldest murder case. Authorities in Massachusetts, federal and state authorities have worked to use investigative genealogy, which combines modern DNA analysisContinue Reading

While election integrity is a sensitive topic, the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate had no problem foreshadowing another stolen election. Hillary Clinton stated in a video posted to Twitter by Indivisible Guide that extremist Republicans already have plans to steal the 2024 presidential election. “I know we’re all focused on the 2022 midterm elections,Continue Reading

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People have many expectations of pastors of Christian churches. One of those expectations is that pastors possess a philosophy of life that largely reflects biblical principles, a perspective commonly called a biblical worldview. But a new nationwide survey among a representative sample of America’s Christian pastors shows that a largeContinue Reading

When human remains are excavated, archaeologists begin the work of determining a number of traits about the individual, including age, race and gender. Now activists are pressuring scientists to reconsider “assigning gender to ancient human remains” based on objective observations based on the size and shape of the bones. “YouContinue Reading

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) fined a Wyoming County couple for unlawfully possessing a raccoon as a pet. Earlier this month, an officer received an urgent call from the Erie County Department of Health requesting assistance locating a potentially rabid raccoon. Raccoons are a rabies vector speciesContinue Reading

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today that a long-standing New York concealed carry law violated the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, the High Court heard arguments over the law’s requirement to demonstrate a “proper cause” for obtaining a license to carryContinue Reading

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul offered his first balanced budget in 2011. Now, over a decade later he continues to offer legislation to get Washington’s spending under control. He recently introduced his “Six Penny Plan” federal budget that will balance within five years. “Five years ago, we could balance our budgetContinue Reading

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced today in a news release that NIAID Director and Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden, Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., tested positive for COVID-19 on a rapid antigen test. They report that Fauci is fully vaccinated and has been boosted twice.Continue Reading

The number of abortions performed in the United States increased between 2017 and 2020, reversing a 30-year trend, according to figures released today. The Guttamcher Institute, a research group that advocates for abortion rights, said its data showed 930,160 abortions were performed in 2020, an 8% increase from the 862,320 performedContinue Reading

Four individuals from Reading were convicted of offenses stemming from a year-long investigation by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Philadelphia and the Reading Police Department into a racketeering conspiracy, June 2. The offenses included conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise; conspiracy to commit sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercionContinue Reading

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents, working jointly with U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents, rescued a 1-year-old girl after the toddler was separated from the mother by human smugglers. “Human smugglers are driven by greed,” said Frank B. Burrola, special agent in charge of HSI El Paso. “HSI remains steadfastContinue Reading

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Sector arrested two convicted sex offenders, in separate groups, shortly after they illegally entered the United States. May 24, around 9:30 a.m., Eagle Pass Station agents apprehended a group of 13 subjects. They were transported to the Eagle Pass South Border Patrol StationContinue Reading