Texas is reeling from the news that a Chicago investment firm is acquiring a majority stake in the Texas-born fast-food chain Whataburger.
Manny FernandezSo people are asking what makes a Whataburger so special, and why Texans love Whataburger so much they've swaddled their newborns in Whataburger wrapping. It's actually hard to pin it down.
A county attorney in West Texas was detained for helping three young migrants, part of an escalating attempt to investigate and punish those providing aid to border crossers.
Manny FernandezThe city attorney of Marfa pulled over one night to help three young migrants. Federal officials didn't thank her for being a Good Samaritan. They punished her -- she was detained, had her phone confiscated and became the subject of an investigation
A toddler found wandering alone at the border in Texas was just one of a number of young children crossing the border unaccompanied by a parent, federal authorities say.
Manny FernandezThe 3-year-old boy found alone and crying in a South Texas cornfield was abandoned by smugglers. He had his name and a phone number written in black marker on his tan Top-Sider-style shoes, which had Velcro straps instead of laces.
The converted store in Texas has become the largest migrant children’s shelter in the country — a warehouse for boys who were caught illegally crossing the border.
Manny FernandezInside the Former Walmart Where Almost 1,500 Migrant Children Are Held
Manny FernandezOfficials never mentioned this on our media tour of the former Walmart shelter in Brownsville: The shelter has had 12 fire inspections since it opened in 2017, according to city records. It passed 10, but failed 2 of them in April and May