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Black Bear spotted roaming Starr County
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:31:51 -0700

A Black Bear has been sighted by several residents near Rio Grande City.

Police: South Texas man stabbed daughter 21 times
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:18:47 -0700

Police have arrested a South Texas man accused of stabbing his 11-year-old daughter 21 times. The Starr County Sheriff's Department has charged a 37-year-old man in Rio Grande City with attempted capital murder in connection to the Tuesday attack. Police say the man repeatedly stabbed his daughter in the arms and legs before puncturing himself twice in the neck. Police say the girl's ...

Police: Texas man stabbed daughter 21 times
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:41:31 -0700

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a South Texas man accused of stabbing his 11-year-old daughter 21 times. The Starr County Sheriff's Department has charged a 37-year-old man in Rio Grande City with attempted capital murder in connection to the Tuesday attack.

GovBeat: Diversity in America’s counties, in 5 maps
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:33:16 -0700

Roughly 19 in 20 counties remain majority white.

Texas man stabbed daughter 21 times
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 05:02:28 -0700

Police have arrested a South Texas man accused of stabbing his 11-year-old daughter 21 times.

State Bar of Texas July disciplinary actions
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 02:07:44 -0700

JUDICIAL ACTIONS

Perry sending National Guard to combat crime along border
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:23:14 -0700

Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday he is sending up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley to bolster Texas Department of Public Safety troopers sent to the region in the wake of an ongoing surge in unaccompanied minors that has overwhelmed federal immigration authorities.

State Bar of Texas announces attorney disciplines
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:14:56 -0700

The Disciplinary Actions below are published in the current issue of Texas Bar Journal. We are providing this information to help inform our readers about attorney discipline. To check on the status o

State Bar of Texas announces recent attorney disciplines
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:17:46 -0700

The Disciplinary Actions below are published in the current issue of Texas Bar Journal. We are providing this information to help inform our readers about attorney discipline. To check on the status o

Ex-Hidalgo sheriff gets 5 years
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:06:12 -0700

McALLEN — A former South Texas sheriff who had pleaded guilty to money laundering was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday in what the judge called a sad day for the county. U.S. District Judge Micaela Alvarez departed from sentencing guidelines that topped out at less than four years to impose a stiffer penalty on former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño. Alvarez said many questions ...