Love-triangle slay suspect Kaitlin Armstrong faked passport, changed appearance

The Texas yoga teacher accused of fatally shooting a professional cyclist in a jealous rage “was trying to establish herself” before she was captured in Costa Rica, officials said Wednesday while describing several measures the fugitive undertook to alter her appearance and blend into the community. Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, was nabbed by US Marshals at … Read more

4 dead in Texas crash involving alleged smuggling operation

Suspected human smugglers reportedly led authorities on a high-speed chase that ended with a fatal crash Thursday in the same Texas city where the infamous migrant death truck passed through an immigration checkpoint earlier in the week. A vehicle believed to be carrying migrants was being chased by Border Patrol agents when it veered out … Read more

Abortion: Some big-city district attorneys vow not to prosecute providers, setting up legal clashes in red states

CNN — As abortion bans go into effect in states across the US, how strongly the laws are enforced will depend on local prosecutors – and some are promising not to bring abortion providers to court. More than a third of the district attorneys representing the 25 most populous counties in states that have banned … Read more

Texas migrant truck driver Homero Zamorano was ‘high on meth’: report

The driver of the sweltering tractor-trailer truck where at least 51 migrants were found dead in Texas was allegedly “high on meth” when he was nabbed, authorities said. Homero Zamorano, 45, was taken into custody in a nearby field after he allegedly abandoned the 18-wheeler with dozens of migrants stashed in the back in a … Read more

51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat. It was the deadliest tragedy to claim the … Read more

Parents Unload on Texas’ Forney Independent School District for Banning Hoodies and Dresses

Livid parents and students in Texas have accused their school district of implementing an “asinine” dress code for the upcoming year that bans hoodies, skirts, and dresses. Forney Independent School District held a special board meeting Monday at which members could discuss the new dress code adopted the previous week. The new code bars students … Read more

51 migrants found dead in San Antonio, tractor-trailer contained “stacks of bodies”

At least 51 migrants were found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday, officials said Tuesday. More than a dozen others were taken to local hospitals with heat-related injuries. Federal law enforcement officials confirmed to CBS News Homeland Security and Justice reporter Nicole Sganga this appears to be the deadliest … Read more

San Antonio migrant deaths: 46 migrants have been found dead inside a semi-truck in San Antonio, authorities say

CNN — At least 46 people were found dead inside of a semi-truck in San Antonio Monday, according to authorities, in a scene that Mayor Ron Nirenberg called a “horrific human tragedy.” Earlier on Monday night, city councilwoman Adriana Rocha Garcia referred to the victims as migrants, after she was briefed on the situation by … Read more

Texas school shooting: Uvalde school police chief is suspended after weeks of brewing anger over botched response to gunman

CNN — For weeks, the heartbroken families of children massacred in an Uvalde, Texas, elementary school have been calling for accountability over the delayed police action in tackling the gunman. On Tuesday, the top Texas official in charge of the investigation described the response as an “abject failure.” At the center of the furor has … Read more

Gun debate missing from Texas hearings on Uvalde shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first public hearings in Texas looking into the Uvalde school massacre have focused on a cascade of law enforcement blunders, school building safety and mental health care with only scant mentions of the shooter’s AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle and gun reform. A day after the head of the Texas state police … Read more