Ted Cruz was in McAllen, Texas Saturday, where he toured the border patrol station there and a church that has been giving food and clothing to illegal immigrants who are released from federal detention.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Israel Aguirre, 33, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
The Texas actress who admitted sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, the U.S. attorney's office said.
The state of Texas has been suffering from drought conditions on and off for about 20 years and has been in a consistent drought since 2010. Recent rains have helped many areas, but the majority of the state is still suffering.