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.
Federal prosecutors in South Texas say six people have been sentenced to prison for trafficking in firearms that were smuggled to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico.
A 71-year-old U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has collapsed and died while on duty in South Texas.
The helium-filled balloons are outfitted with cameras and sensors.
A South Texas school district reversed course on Friday, saying it will allow a photo of a transgender student wearing a tuxedo to appear in the teen’s high school yearbook.
The owner of a South Texas convenience store has been arrested for murder after shooting a man attempting to steal beer from his shop.
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.
Authorities say six people were killed after a stolen truck being pursued by authorities crashed into several vehicles at an intersection in South Texas.
Normally the flat fields surrounding this small farming community display neat rows of cotton running to the horizon and grain sorghum with heavy seed heads waving in the breeze. But now dozens of wind turbines whirl lazily above a patchwork of fields, some completely barren, others displaying only spotty growth.
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.