Javier Peña, as a character, was popularized through the Netflix series 'Narcos.' But the story of the real Peña—who lives in San Antonio—and his quest to end the reign of Pablo Escobar is bigger than a screen.
A case of carrots and the customs checkpoint in Pharr.
A report in today’s Austin American-Statesman shows the Texas Department of Public Safety was responsible for just 10 percent of all the drug seizures along the Texas border despite the state surge.
A Nigerian-born Louisiana man says he’s a chief and not a “witch doctor,” and his case recalls a far more horrible one from 26 years ago.
A Brazoria County task force executed a 21 Jump Street-style sting in area high schools over the past several months, culminating in the arrests of six students.
An old friend says Houston’s Benthall, the alleged administrator of online drug emporium Silk Road 2.0, is an even unlikelier drug lord than Austinite Ross Ulbricht, who is currently on trial for running Silk Road 1.0. Which is not say that she thinks Benthall is innocent...
What's happening out in West Texas?
For many military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, their only relief comes from a drug that is illegal in Texas: marijuana. Can a growing band of cannabis advocates persuade our legislators to change that?
Former Cowboys receiver Sam Hurd was arrested after attempting to set himself up as a Chicago drug lord—while he was drawing a veteran's salary from the Bears—and this week he revealed to Sports Illustrated how many of his former teammates in Dallas he sold "the loudest weed in California" to. How big of a problem are pot-smoking NFL players?
A dramatic increase in border security over the past six years has made the Sierra Blanca inspection station one of the nation’s toughest. And I oughta know.