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Monday, March 20th, 2017

Feds: Travis County recently released more than 140 undocumented inmates wanted by feds

Travis County officials declined dozens of requests from federal immigration agents to hold inmates in the days leading up to the county's recent showdown with Gov. Greg Abbott over its new "sanctuary" policy.

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Immigrants picked up, but no massive raids, authorities say

U.S. and Mexican authorities are pushing back against reports of widespread raids that have sown panic in immigrant communities. But the “targeted operation” appears to be the largest of its kind since President Trump took office.

Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Suspected trafficker arrested in Hays County after seven-county pursuit

WITH VIDEO | A big rig driver who blew through a south Texas border zone checkpoint was arrested early Thursday morning in Kyle after leading law enforcement on an 182-mile chase in an 18-wheeler.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

San Marcos native left for dead by roadside Dumpster

A 22-year-old man arrested two weeks ago for allegedly brutalizing a lifelong San Marcos woman and then leaving her for dead on the side of Yarrington Road could face capital murder charges if his alleged victim dies.

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