Monday Aug 25
'Dumbo octopus,' other undersea oddities captured by Nautilus camera in Gulf
What's this part of? It's the big eye and orange skin of a dumbo octopus which gave the Nautilus crew a fantastic show in the waters of the Windward passage between Cuba and Haiti.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
South Texas man sentenced for sex abuse of child
A South Texas man has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for sexually abusing a child over eight years.
SpaceX Gets 10-Year Tax Exemption for Texas Site
Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Southwest Farm Press
First cotton harvest in South Texas, variable yields reported
So far harvesting has been limited to dry land cotton in Deep South Texas but combines are expected to move into irrigated fields this week and Ortiz says there are good prospects for substantial yields in the days ahead.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
A former top prosecutor in South Texas has lost his law license after his sentencing to 13 years in federal prison for taking bribes.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
2 Texas men arrested for robbing fishermen
Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio said Friday that deputies and U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 22-year-old Jesse Ibarra and 31-year-old Felix Padilla.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Breitbart California slams SpaceX decision to build space port in Texas
SpaceX 's Elon Musk's decision to build a space port on the Texas Gulf Coast has been met with near universal acclaim, albeit perhaps muted from Florida, which lost out on the hunt for a commercial launch facility.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Rocket's Green Glare
The SpaceX decision to build a launch facility on Boca Chica Beach near Brownsville will, eventually, be considered a historical moment that began the transformation of the Rio Grande Valley, and there is little doubt the economic and cultural impact will be significant for the region.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Perry Announces SpaceX Launch Facility Coming to Brownsville Area
Gov. Rick Perry has announced the state is offering $2.3 million from the Texas Enterprise Fund to bring SpaceX's commercial rocket launch facility to Cameron County.