Friday, June 5, 2020

MixedTimes - Bob Price

Texas Governor Activates National Guard to Stop Protest Violence, Looting

Texas Governor Activates National Guard to Stop Protest Violence, Looting

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the activation of the state's National Guards Saturday night in response to the protest violence across the state. The move comes after the governor deployed 1,500 Department of Public Safety troopers to the state's largest cities earlier in the day.

Two Migrants Saved from Drowning in California Border Canal

Two Migrants Saved from Drowning in California Border Canal

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two migrants from almost drowning in California border canals near Calexico late last week. The migrants were attempting to illegally enter the United States when they got in trouble with the swift-moving water.

WATCH: Two Men Cross Border into Arizona, Start Fires, Return to Mexico

WATCH: Two Men Cross Border into Arizona, Start Fires, Return to Mexico

Border security cameras captured the events as two men crossed the border from Mexico into Arizona and set two fires before fleeing back across the border. The men set the fires in the Cocopah Tribal Land in an area where only a vehicle barrier secures the border.

Stolen Firearms Recovered by Border Patrol in Texas

Stolen Firearms Recovered by Border Patrol in Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized two stolen firearms in as many incidents near the U.S.-Mexico Border in South Texas. The two incidents led to the recovery of a stolen rifle and pistol in two consecutive days.

Fake News About COVID-19 in Texas Goes Viral

Fake News About COVID-19 in Texas Goes Viral

A story by ABC News regarding Texas' number of cases and deaths related to the coronavirus since the state's reopening on May 1 is going viral. The article presents misleading numbers that don't appear to take increased testing and deaths related to pre-reopening contracted cases into account.

Texas Boy Found Tied Up in Grandmother's Shed, Say Police

Texas Boy Found Tied Up in Grandmother's Shed, Say Police

Dallas police officers arrested a 53-year-old grandmother and her boyfriend after they allegedly tied up a six-year-old boy in a shed behind their house. His hands were reportedly tied behind his back.

Illegal Immigrant Charged with Shooting at Texas Police Helicopters

Illegal Immigrant Charged with Shooting at Texas Police Helicopters

HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Police Department investigators arrested an illegal immigrant on charges that he allegedly fired a handgun at police helicopters. The incident occurred as the man allegedly fired on police aircraft responding to the crash of a Houston Police Department helicopter that killed one officer and critically injured the pilot.

April Border Patrol Apprehensions Drop 84 Percent from Last Year

April Border Patrol Apprehensions Drop 84 Percent from Last Year

The apprehension of migrants along the southwestern border with Mexico during the month of April fell 84 percent from the same month in 2019. Agents apprehended a total of 15,862 migrants after they illegally crossed the border.

Texas Supreme Court Orders Release of Jailed Hair Salon Owner

Texas Supreme Court Orders Release of Jailed Hair Salon Owner

The Supreme Court of Texas ordered the release of Salon Á la Mode owner Shelley Luther Thursday morning. A Texas district court judge ordered her jailed for seven days earlier this week after declaring her to be in contempt of court regarding a Dallas County stay at home order that closed non-essential businesses.

Armed Meth Smugglers Busted at Arizona Interior Checkpoint

Armed Meth Smugglers Busted at Arizona Interior Checkpoint

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three people and seized two firearms in connection with an attempted methamphetamine smuggling operation. The incident occurred at an interior immigration checkpoint in southwest Arizona.

Guns, Cash Seized at Outbound Texas Border Crossing

Guns, Cash Seized at Outbound Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a cache of firearms, ammunition, and undeclared cash as smugglers attempted to move them across the border into Mexico. The seizures took place in four separate incidents.

15 Miles of Additional Border Wall Completed in California

15 Miles of Additional Border Wall Completed in California

Contractors completed 15 miles of a new border wall system in the El Centro Sector of Southern California, Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott announced. Border Patrol agents who work in the sector told Breitbart Texas previously completed sectors reduced crime in the area and made it safer to patrol.

Honduran Charged with Assaulting Border Patrol Agents in South Texas

Honduran Charged with Assaulting Border Patrol Agents in South Texas

A Honduran illegal immigrant is charged in federal court for allegedly assaulting Border Patrol agents after he crossed near Brownsville, Texas, on April 22. The man fought multiple Border Patrol agents as the attempted to arrest him for illegally crossing the border from Mexico.

Texas Town Unilaterally Re-Opens from Coronavirus Lockdown

Texas Town Unilaterally Re-Opens from Coronavirus Lockdown

One Texas town declared itself re-opened for business after weeks of lockdown for Coronavirus concerns. The mayor of Colleyville issued a proclamation to re-open the Fort Worth suburb effective Friday, April 24.

Thousands Line Up for Donated Food in Texas' Largest City

Thousands Line Up for Donated Food in Texas' Largest City

Thousands of people lined up for hours to receive donated food collected by the Houston Independent School District and the Houston Food Bank. Lines grew so far in advance that organizers opened the event three hours early.

$45K in Unreported Cash Seized at Texas Border Crossing to Mexico

$45K in Unreported Cash Seized at Texas Border Crossing to Mexico

Laredo Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $45,000 in U.S. cash that an alleged smuggler attempted to take into Mexico. The seizure occurred on the international bridge from Laredo, Texas, to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Coronavirus Plasma Treatments Begin in Major Texas Hospital System

Coronavirus Plasma Treatments Begin in Major Texas Hospital System

HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Methodist Hospital received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin utilizing plasma transfusions to treat COVID-19 patients. The FDA approved the major Houston hospital system as the first academic medical center in the nation to transfuse donated plasma from a recovered COVID-19 patient into a critically ill one.

Rapid Coronavirus Test Approved by FDA, Results in 45 Minutes

Rapid Coronavirus Test Approved by FDA, Results in 45 Minutes

The Food and Drug Administration approved a rapid coronavirus test on Saturday that will deliver results in about 45 minutes. The test will be available in the next few weeks and no training will be necessary to administer the tests.

Amazon Stops Shipments of 'Non-Essential' Items

Amazon Stops Shipments of 'Non-Essential' Items

Amazon announced it will suspend stocking non-essential items at distribution centers to focus on "high-demand" critical items. The suspension is slated to last until April 5.

Border Patrol Agent Stops Knife Attack in West Texas Sam's Club

Border Patrol Agent Stops Knife Attack in West Texas Sam's Club

An off-duty Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agent stopped a knife attack in a West Texas Sam's Club store on Saturday night after hearing a scuffle. The agent quickly took action and disarmed the man who allegedly attacked multiple people, including a small child.

Convicted Murderer Arrested for Human Smuggling in California

Convicted Murderer Arrested for Human Smuggling in California

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously convicted murderer in connection to an alleged human smuggling attempt. The man allegedly attempted to sneak three Mexican nationals through an interior immigration checkpoint.