| Mar 15, 2010
Suspected drug gangsters chased down and opened fire on two white SUVs carrying families of U.S. consular employees from a children's party, killing three adults and and injuring two children in this violent border city, officials said Monday.
| Mar 18, 2010
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - More than 200 law officers swept through El Paso today -- picking up suspected members of the Barrio Azteca gang.
"Operation Knock Down" is meant to find new leads into Saturday's shooting deaths of three people with ties to the U....
| Jun 29, 2010
| 2:36 PM
Politics are a very funny thing. At their core, they have absolutely nothing to do with reality. It is theater of the absurd, but unfortunately plenty of people continue to buy tickets.
Specifically, I am talking about all of this hyperbole about the...
| Jun 9, 2010
If the walls of the student resource center at Corona del Mar High School could talk, it would sound horrific — on Tuesday, it was draped with photographs of missing or dead Mexican women.
During lunch, dozens of students gathered inside the...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 8:49 AM
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico -- Pointing their rifles, Mexican security forces chased away U.S. authorities investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican by a U.S. Border Patrol agent on the banks of the Rio Grande, the FBI and witnesses told The...
| Jun 10, 2010
| 7:34 AM
A cell phone video appears to have captured the confrontation that led to the stun-gun death of an illegal immigrant by U.S. border agents.
Anastacio Hernandez Roja, 42, was buried Wednesday after a mass in Lemon Grove. The father of five died nearly two...
| May 2, 2010
A New York filmmaker is promoting his "true crime" documentary in Houston. In 1990, two killers stormed a bowling alley in Las Cruces, New Mexico and shot seven people execution style. 20 years later the case is still unsolved.
39 News learned more about...
| Apr 25, 2010
| 3:22 PM
Using drug and racketeering statutes and extradition agreements, federal prosecutors are sending a steady parade of Mexican drug lords into U.S. prisons. Although that is having a chilling effect on the smuggling cartels, there is no sign that the...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 9:21 PM
SIERRA BLANCA, Texas -- A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says country singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found aboard his tour bus in Texas.
Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says the bus pulled into the Sierra Blanca,...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 12:38 PM
My introduction to Mexican food was a little place in the Midwest called Piedras Negras. The hole-in-the-wall space, ratty decor, tinny mariachi riffs cranked out of an old juke box and flies buzzing bowls of chunky green jalapeno salsa made the...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 12:32 AM
EL PASO -- The FBI is investigating why a retired Army sergeant walked into a Fort Bliss convenience store and shot two employees, one fatally, before he was gunned down by responding officers, the agency said Tuesday.
Authorities did not know whether...