Monday May 13
Trial begins for ex-DA accused in cash-for-court-favors case; convicted ex-judge is first witness
A convicted former judge, Abel Limas, was the first witness Monday as a trial began for a former Texas district attorney accused in a nine-count federal indictment of running the prosecutor's office as a criminal racketeering enterprise.
Monday May 13
Corruption trial set for former Texas prosecutor
Prosecutors say a former South Texas district attorney and 1-time candidate for Congress used the power of his position to profit.
Wed May 08, 2013
Valley lawmakers: infighting puts UT plan at risk
The rare united front of Rio Grande Valley leaders bent on scoring a new University of Texas institution for their region began to crack Wednesday as lawmakers from Hidalgo and Cameron counties butted heads over how to decide where its medical school should go.
Sun May 05, 2013
Former Texas Mayor Arrested on Gambling Charge 5/5/13
A former South Texas mayor has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of operating a gambling establishment.
Sat May 04, 2013
Officials mark international boundary on rail bridge
May 04--It's still not complete, but elected officials and the public from two countries celebrated another milestone toward the completion of the West Rail Bridge west of Brownsville as they gathered Friday morning to unveil the plaques that mark the boundary between the United States and Mexico.
Wed May 01, 2013
Jury selection to begin for trial of former DA
Jury selection is to begin in Brownsville for the trial of a former South Texas prosecutor swept up in a broad federal investigation of South Texas judicial corruption.