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Police say there is evidence of occult activity in the apartment and on the girl's body. (Getty Images)

Former South Texas Prosecutor To Be Sentenced As Part Of Bribery Scandal

A former South Texas district attorney and one-time congressional candidate could face a lengthy prison term when he’s sentenced Tuesday as part of a bribery scandal that took down a state district judge and others.

02/11/2014

File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

U.S. Customs Officer Collapsed, Dies While On Duty

A 71-year-old U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has collapsed and died while on duty in South Texas.

01/02/2014

The U.S. is paying a Texas scrap metal company a penny to haul away the USS Forrester. (Photo: U.S. National Archives)

Navy’s First ‘Supercarrier’ Going To Scrap Heap

A Texas recycler is being paid 1 cent to haul away and dismantle the U.S. Navy’s first “supercarrier,” the USS Forrestal.

10/25/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ex-Judge To Be Sentenced For Turning Courtroom Into Money-Making Scheme

A disgraced former South Texasjudge who pleaded guilty to racketeering for turning his courtroom into a money-making operation is to be sentenced.

08/21/2013

File photo of a crime scene. (Photo by Joseph Devenney/Getty Images)

5 Killed In SUV Plunge Into Texas Shrimp Basin

Five people died when the sport utility vehicle in which they were riding plunged into a South Texas port basin.

07/12/2013

A retired Texas veterinarian has filed a federal lawsuit challenging state regulations that bar him from evaluating animals and giving veterinary advice over the Internet.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Veterinarian Files Federal Suit Against Regulations Blocking Internet Advice

A retired Texas veterinarian has filed a federal lawsuit challenging state regulations that bar him from evaluating animals and giving veterinary advice over the Internet.

04/09/2013

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Package Bomb Explodes; Three Victims Recovering

Three victims are recovering after a package bomb exploded at their home in South Texas over the weekend.

01/14/2013

File footage of cocaine. (Photo Credit: ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than $1M In Cocaine Seized In South Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in South Texas have seized cocaine in two separate incidents with an estimated value of more than $1 million.

11/21/2012

File photo of courtroom. (Credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Views Alleged Check Used To Bribe A Judge

Federal prosecutors showed jurors a check Wednesday that they said was one of several bribes a South Texas lawyer paid to a judge in exchange for favorable rulings.

06/06/2012