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File photo of handcuffs. (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Claims She Used Bingo Winnings To Buy Rifles Convicted Of Lying

A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.

07/23/2014

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Citizen Pleads To Texas Money Laundering

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 37-year-old Mexican citizen living legally in Brownsville has pleaded guilty to charges he conspired to launder almost $1.9 million in drug proceeds through nine banks. Evidence showed Oscar Aguilar recruited nine […]

05/16/2014

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Man Sentenced For Trying To Mail Aluminum Cans Filled With Cocaine

A man from Mexico has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to mail aluminum cans filled with cocaine from a South Texas post office.

04/30/2014

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says he's interested in putting a launch pad on a beach near Brownsville. (Getty Images)

SpaceX CEO Signals Favor For Texas Site

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says he’s interested in putting a launch pad on a beach near Brownsville.

04/26/2014

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

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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

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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

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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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