Tag: courts

City of Mission asks for protective order over fatal police shooting records

The city of Mission is asking that a judge sign a protective order prohibiting the family of the man who killed a Mission police...

Mission man gets probation in illegal cigarettes case

McALLEN — A court handed down probation for a Mission man in connection with a trafficking case, records show. Jose Francisco Guerra will serve one...

Judge hears arguments in open records petition over fatal police shooting

A judge said he will rule by Monday on whether he will order the city of Mission to turn over its case file in...

Mission man sentenced to 30 years for child sex abuse

Hidalgo County District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. announced Friday that a 30-year-old Mission man pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual abuse of child. In...

Jury finds Edinburg man not guilty of theft charge

A day after the trial for Braxton Allen Leal Barrera began in earnest a jury found the man not guilty of the one charge...

Edinburg man’s federal theft trial scheduled to begin

The federal theft jury trial for Braxton Allen Leal Barrera is scheduled to begin this week, court records show. Last week U.S. District Judge Randy...

Woman accused in bleach attack tried to escape twice

LA JOYA — A woman wanted for a bleach attack in April told an officer who was transporting her to the La Joya Police...

Florida man pleads guilty to using mail for smuggling weapons

In a court hearing Friday, Brett Keith McGinnis pleaded true to one count of smuggling goods into the country, specifically firearms, ammunition and grenade...

18-year-old loses bid for lower bond in murder case

An 18-year-old man charged in a November hit-and-run turned murder sought a lower bond Friday morning, but the judge presiding over the case denied...

Appellate court upholds former attorney’s disbarment

The 13th Court of Appeals has affirmed a former Hidalgo County attorney's disbarment. The appellate court issued the ruling on Wednesday in an 89-page memorandum...