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More Than 280 Arrested in Allen in Largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement Operation in 10 Years


April 5, 2019

Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations arrested more than 280 people at an Allen business Wednesday, ICE officials say. HSI officials told NBC 5 that a search warrant was executed at the business as part of an ongoing criminal worksite investigation. In a statement released Wednesday afternoon, ICE officials said the employees were unlawfully working …

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Families of Undocumented Workers Seek Answers After Raid in Allen


April 5, 2019

A day after federal agents detained 284 undocumented workers at a North Texas tech company, the families of those workers began searching for answers about what to do next. “I had too many years here, I had my life,” said Erica Salvador. Salvador said she was among the workers taken into custody at CVE Technology Group in Allen on Wednesday. She was …

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1 Killed, 2 Injured in Fiery Wrong-Way Crash on Interstate 45


April 5, 2019

One person was killed and two others were injured in a fiery wrong-way crash on Interstate 45 Friday morning. Northbound lanes were closed but have since been reopened. The major accident involved three vehicles: two people in a Lexus driving in the correct direction and one person in a Chevrolet driving the wrong way, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office said. The …

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2 arrested in child’s shooting at Haviland Park


April 5, 2019

Two people have been arrested in the shooting of a 3-year-old child last month at a southwest Houston park, according to city leaders. Leonard Butler, 25, and Mark Wakefield, 27, have been arrested in the case. Authorities with the Houston Police Department describe them as “part of the most wanted sect of the Bloods gang According to initial reports, the …

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WATCH LIVE TIMMOTHY PITZEN CASE: Brian Rini, man accused of claiming to be missing Aurora boy, charged by FBI


April 5, 2019

NEWPORT, Ky. — A 23-year-old man who police said claimed he was an Aurora boy missing since 2011 has been charged with lying to a federal agent, authorities announced Friday. Police in Kentucky said Brian Rini lied about being Timmothy Pitzen when he was found wandering the streets two days ago. Rini’s brother, Jonathon Rini, said that Brian has mental …

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Vice President Mike Pence visits Houston


April 5, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Vice President Mike Pence is in Houston. He has a full itinerary here today in Houston. He will first visit the Homeland Security Investigations facility and receive a briefing from Homeland Security Investigation and ICE agents on the humanitarian and security crisis at the U.S. southern border. He then will deliver remarks to the agents. Following …

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15-year-old girl killed walking home from school bus in Conroe


April 5, 2019

CONROE, Texas (KTRK) — A 15-year-old girl was killed as she got off the school bus in Conroe Thursday afternoon. The deadly crash happened on Browder Traylor at East William Road. According to Texas Department of Public Safety, the teen was walking down Browder Traylor when she was hit. Neighbors say the girl normally walks in the ditch along the …

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Houston’s eccentric tycoon: The death of Howard Hughes


April 5, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — It was April 5, 1976 when recluse billionaire Howard Hughes was en route from his penthouse in Acapulco to Methodist Hospital in Houston when he died of renal failure. Hughes had captured the attention of the American public in his early days as a rich, dashing movie-maker and aviator. He was Houston’s most famous citizen and …

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Woman finds boyfriend dead inside apartment in Midtown


April 5, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Homicide detectives are working to determine how a man died inside a second floor apartment in Midtown. Authorities responded to the apartment complex on Mosley Court near Holman around 11:30 p.m. Thursday after the man’s girlfriend found his body. Police say the man, who’s in his 40s, sustained an injury under his chin, which appears to …

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