Attorney gets 20 years in prison for racketeering
A federal judge sentenced an Austin personal injury attorney to 20 years in prison late Tuesday on racketeering charges stemming from a judicial bribery investigation.
2011 UP Settlement Could Impact Bridge Dispute
As a stalemate between Cameron County and federal officials threatens to stall a $100 million border rail project, federal lawmakers are eyeing a settlement between U.S. Customs and Border Protection and rail power Union Pacific as a means to a potential solution.
SpaceX continues to buy land for possible Brownsville, Texas spaceport
According to a November 23, 2013 story in The Monitor, a Brownsville newspaper, Elon Musk's SpaceX is continuing the buy land parcels in Cameron County.
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Fish thief netted from Facebook photo
A photo of eight fish on a tailgate in the front yard somewhere in Cameron County, Texas.
Hearing scheduled in former South Texas DA's case
A federal judge in Brownsville next month will consider whether the conviction of an ex-South Texas prosecutor on corruption charges should be thrown out.