Piedras Negras

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132 Mexican Inmates Bust Out of Prison at Texas Border

Director, 2 workers held in prison break

(Newser) - Some 132 prisoners have escaped from a northern Mexico prison close to the US border, setting off a massive manhunt. The director and two workers at the Piedras Negras institution have been detained in an investigation into the prison break just across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas. Nearly 90... More »

Tornado Hits Texas, Killing 10

(Newser) - A tornado on the Texas-Mexico border killed 10 and wounded over 70 as severe storms walloped the plains states late last night. The twister touched down in the small border town of Eagle Pass, where it destroyed an elementary school, more than 20 homes, and a sewer-treatment plant, according to... More »

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