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McALLEN, Texas (AP) - The defense continues to call witnesses as the federal corruption trial of a former South Texas sheriff's deputy sheriff moves closer to a jury's judgment. Testimony continues in federal court in McAllen on Friday in the drug trafficking conspiracy case...
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - An ex-state lawmaker will soon learn his fate for his role in a South Texas judicial bribery scandal. Former Democratic Rep. Jose Santiago "Jim" Solis is to be sentenced Friday by a federal judge in Brownsville. Solis pleaded guilty in April 2011 to...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A South Texas judge, who already under indictment for conduct relating to his work as a jurist, is now facing additional charges of aggravated perjury. Galveston County Court-at-Law Judge Christopher Dupuy surrendered Wednesday at the Galveston County...
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's homicide rate has dropped slightly from 24 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2011 to an estimated 22 per 100,000 in 2012. The country's National Statistics and Geography Institute says some of Mexico's most violent states have much higher homicide rates. The...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A judge has ruled that a teen charged with capital murder in a fatal shooting during a San Antonio carjacking will be tried as an adult. With the judge's ruling Wednesday, Aaron Nicholas Ruiz faces up to life in prison with the possibility of parole is...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas deputy described by co-defendants as the ringleader of officers accused of stealing and reselling drugs is to testify for a second day in a corruption trial. Former Hidalgo County sheriff's deputy James Phil Flores is to resume his...
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - A Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for trafficking in counterfeit credit cards. U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden also ordered 42-year-old Mikel Chad Adams of Dallas to serve three years of supervised release. Adams was sentenced...
CELINA, Texas (AP) - More than 200 dogs in various stages of neglect have been seized from a rural North Texas property after being found in "appalling" conditions. Denton County Sheriff Will Travis says in a statement that some of the dogs appear to have been abused, while...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former financial analyst with a history of disruptive behavior has been executed for the road-rage shooting deaths of two truckers in the Dallas area 15 years ago. Douglas Feldman received lethal injection Wednesday in Huntsville for gunning down 36-...