Tuesday Jun 11
The Beaumont Enterprise
Do you know her?
This undated photo provided by the Cameron County Sheriff's Department shows a clay reconstructive photograph of an unidentified female with similar characteristics resembling that of the body recovered on Oct. 10, 2012, from a beach north of South Padre Island in Texas.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Authorities try to ID woman found on Texas beach
Authorities have released additional information they hope will lead to the identification of a woman found dead on a South Texas beach last fall.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Rio Grande Valley lawmaker pushes for more representation in redistricting
A voting map introduced in 2011 that would split Nueces County among two congressional districts on Friday afternoon resurfaced when U.S. Rep. Ruben Hinojosa asked state lawmakers to consider it as a way to bring greater congressional representation to areas with more need.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Bay Area Observer
Beached Marine-Mammal Training Offered at South Padre Island
Dr. deMaar will speak at the June 8 training for stranded marine-mammal rescues.
Brownsville man indicted in 20-year-old's death
A South Texas man has been indicted in the death last year of a 20-year-old woman found shot to death alongside a road.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Federal forfeitures cloaked in secrecy
In the last three years, Texan federal agents have contributed to some of the largest forfeiture cases in American law enforcement history - seizing Caribbean bank accounts, stud racehorses and luxury condos allegedly linked to organized crime activity by drug dealers, Ponzi schemers and money launderers.
Fri May 31, 2013
Medical school to cost $45-$60 million to maintain
The new university and medical school for the Rio Grande Valley has been a high priority for many local government officials and community members.
Thu May 30, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Judge: 'Multiple attorneys' should be disbarred after Villalobos trial
U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen believes "multiple attorneys" in Cameron County should be disbarred based on testimony and evidence produced in the racketeering investigation and trial of former District Attorney Armando R. Villalobos.
Wed May 29, 2013
Fleet Owner Magazine
Texas to enforce left-lane truck restrictions
The Texas Dept. of Transportation announced that enforcement of left-lane truck restrictions are coming along 78 miles of U.S. Expressway 77/83 and U.S. Highway 281 in Cameron and Hidalgo counties, as soon as signs are posted along the routes.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
U.S. Rep. Fil Vela meeting with city officials
Vela represents part of San Patricio County, which is part of the 34th Congressional District that is anchored in Cameron County, where Vela lives.
Mon May 27, 2013
The Raw Story
Gov. Rick Perry and lawmakers hope to lure SpaceX to Texas
Though Elon Musk's all-electric car venture has been derided by conservatives, the tech entrepreneur's vision of a private space industry has the backing of at least one prominent Republican.
Sat May 25, 2013
Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press
Governor Rick Perry and members of the Legislature will honor soldiers from Texas killed in combat.
Jury convicts former Southa
A former Texas prosecutor and one-time candidate for Congress was convicted Friday of accepting bribes in exchange for court favors, including an $80,000 payment in a scheme that allowed a convicted murder to escape.
Fri May 24, 2013
Former DA convicted in corruption trial
A jury on Friday night found former Cameron County District Attorney Armando R. Villalobos guilty on all but two corruption charges after two weeks of testimony that he took bribes to influence cases before him.
Jury to receive Villalobos bribery case
A South Texas jury is to begin deliberations in the bribery trial of a former South Texas district attorney charged with helping a crooked judge.
Wed May 22, 2013
Defense begins in Texas judicial bribery scandal
Former Cameron County District Attorney Armando Villalobos was called to testify after federal prosecutors rested in his corruption trial.
Senate approves new Rio Grande Valley university
A plan to merge two South Texas universities into one and create a new medical school cleared one of its last hurdles Wednesday night with a final vote of approval by the state Senate.