Officials say the girls, who U.S. Border Patrol agents found in Lordsburg, New Mexico, was taken into custody and then began having seizures.
Authorities have said the victims were sex workers whom Juan David Ortiz knew and targeted for their vulnerability.
By Associated Press
Juan David Ortiz is being held in Laredo on $2.5 million bond on four counts of murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful restraint.
By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
Juan David Ortiz, 35, an intel supervisor for the Border Patrol, was charged with four counts of murder and aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.
By Will Wessert, Associated Press
Ted Cruz has staged a dramatic about-face on the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets…
President Trump said Thursday that he wants to send as many as 4,000 National Guard troops to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. While his plan has raised concerns, there is precedent from past administrations. John Yang speaks with former ICE acting…
By Jessica Yarvin
From a promise to hire more Border Patrol agents, to Newt Gingrich in "spouse school," here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
By PBS NewsHour
Dozens of people were found packed into a sweltering tractor trailer in San Antonio, Texas, on Sunday, an attempt at human smuggling that left at least 10 dead and nearly 20 others hospitalized. Survivors said there was no air conditioning…
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Trump said border agents need to know what or who is on the other side of the fence to avoid being hit by sacks of drugs or other contraband.
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