More migrants arrive in NYC, David Paterson calls it ‘brilliant’

Another busload of border-crossers from Texas arrived in the Big Apple on Sunday morning — as a top city official ripped the Lone Star State governor’s policy and a former New York gov called it “brilliant.” Thirty-one mask-wearing, young-adult migrants got off a white bus about 7 am at Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal amid … Read more

Texas Mayor Villalobos chides Eric Adams on migrant buses

A Texas border town official chided Mayor Adams Saturday for his furious reaction to the Lone Star State’s new push to bus asylum seekers to the Big Apple and other northern cities. “You see New York, you see Washington [DC] kind of drowning with a few buses,” McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos scoffed in an interview … Read more

Beto O’Rourke calls heckler ‘motherf—er’ for Uvalde laughter

Texas Democratic gubernatorial challenger Beto O’Rourke lost his cool with a man who laughed while the former congressman was talking about the Uvalde school massacre — calling him a “motherf—er.” O’Rourke, who has been vocal in his condemnation of local and state officials’ response to the tragedy at Robb Elementary School, which claimed the lives … Read more

Texas Gov. Abbott dares NYC Mayor Adams to ‘make my day’ in migrant war

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tapped into his inner “Dirty Harry” on Wednesday and publicly dared Mayor Eric Adams to “make my day” by carrying through on his threat to send New Yorkers to campaign against his re-election bid. Abbott also vowed to keep sending busloads of asylum-seekers to New York City, saying Adams was merely … Read more

Man hands money to migrants as they arrive in NYC on buses from Texas

Three buses packed with migrants from Texas arrived in New York City early Wednesday — welcomed by supporters who thrust $20 bills in their hands. The buses arrived at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown, days after Mayor Eric Adams blasted Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as “anti-American” for relocating the asylum-seekers, which Abbott says … Read more

Adams, Abbott trade barbs over Texas migrant buses

Mayor Eric Adams and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott traded barbs — and blame — Monday following the latest arrival of asylum-seeking Mexican-border migrants relocated from the Lone Star State to the Big Apple. Adams accused Abbott of being “anti-American” for “shipping” busloads of migrants to New York City in response to what the Republican governor … Read more

Greg Abbott appoints Justin Berry, indicted Austin officer, to TCOLE

For the latest on criminal justice news, sign up to receive our weekly law and order newsletter. Govt. Greg Abbott has appointed an indicted Austin police officer accused of using excessive force during 2020 protests to Texas’ regulatory law enforcement agency. Justin Berry was among 19 Austin police officers indicted earlier this year in the … Read more

Texas Gov. Abbott sent more than 5,100 migrants to Washington. Now, DC mayor says her city is at a ‘tipping point’

CNN — Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser is asking for aid from the DC National Guard to help with migrants being sent by bus from Texas, according to a letter obtained by CNN affiliate WUSA. The mayor’s office says the city is now at a “tipping point.” Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has been organizing … Read more

Uvalde police officer missed opportunity to fire at gunman while waiting for supervisor’s permission, report finds

A police officer armed with a rifle watched the gunman in the Uvalde elementary school massacre walk toward the campus but did not fire while waiting for permission from a supervisor to shoot, according to a sweeping critique released Wednesday on the tactical response to the May massacre. Some of the 21 victims at Robb … Read more