DEA claims Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez took control of the drug smuggling operation after the arrest of Mario Ramirez-Trevino in 2013.
Republican Greg Abbott is bringing the governor’s race back to the Texas border, where Democrat Wendy Davis is on the defensive after losing heavily Hispanic counties in this week’s primary election.
A 64-year-old South Texas cemetery worker has died after a tombstone weighing about a ton fell on him.
Unless a federal judge intervenes, the South Texas city of Edinburg could be the first to enforce a new voter ID law next week, and lawyers will likely use the special election to gather evidence to strengthen lawsuits to block it in the future.
A South Texas man has been convicted in a human smuggling case in which more than 30 suspected illegal immigrants were found in an apartment.