Mexico Fires on Border Patrol Helicopter

A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was fired upon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday while the aircraft was patrolling the Rio Grande near the far northwest corner of the border city of Laredo. Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar (KWAY'-yahr) tells the Laredo Morning Times ( http://bit.ly/1Kg0ji2 ) that out of five shots believed to have been fired at the helicopter, two are confirmed to have hit their target. Border Patrol spokesw...
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DHS Drill Features Nuke Attack on Border

Many law enforcement and first responders will participate in a practice drill to test the readiness and communication in the event of a widespread disaster. The drill will simulate an emergency involving the detonation of a weapon of mass destruction near the U.S./Mexico border that causes a mass migration of about 3,000 people. The six-hour drillwill take place at Santa Teresa High School beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday. The drill will be conducted by Dona Ana County and the Las Cruc...
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