Texas starts arresting migrants crossing U.S. border on trespassing charges

Texas is beginning to arrest migrants on trespassing charges along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s actions that he says are needed to slow the number of border crossings, jailing at least 10 people so far with more on the way, authorities said Thursday. The arrests put in motion plans thatContinue reading “Texas starts arresting migrants crossing U.S. border on trespassing charges”

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to Send Highway Patrol Troopers to Border

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) will deploy Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers to Texas at the request of Gov. Greg Abbott, according to a press release.  The 14 troopers will travel to Texas on a two-week assignment to help with local border surveillance but will not make any arrests. Last week DeWine authorized 185 members ofContinue reading “Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to Send Highway Patrol Troopers to Border”

11 arrested as standoff involving group of armed men on I-95 in Massachusetts comes to end

Shelter in place lifted in surrounding communities A shelter-in-place order for two Massachusetts communities has been lifted after a standoff between law enforcement and a group of armed individuals on Interstate 95 came to an end with 11 men in custody, according to authorities. The standoff, which lasted for nearly 9 hours Saturday morning, causedContinue reading “11 arrested as standoff involving group of armed men on I-95 in Massachusetts comes to end”

Witness speaks out during 2nd night of protests after Arkansas teen killed by deputy

Family and friends of 17-year-old Hunter Brittain gathered outside the Lonoke County sheriff’s officer for a second night Thursday and demanded answers from the agency after a deputy fatally shot him. One of the closest people to him, his grandmother, wanted her voice to be heard. “He was my grandson. I’m his grandmother. I’ve had him forContinue reading “Witness speaks out during 2nd night of protests after Arkansas teen killed by deputy”

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