Tag: courts

Appeal dismissed for man convicted in 2011 cartel spillover case

An appellate court has dismissed an appeal filed by a 35-year-old man years after he was convicted for his role in what Hidalgo County's...

Edinburg man used mail system to transport cocaine

An Edinburg man will serve a 10-year prison sentence for using the postal service to transport cocaine, records show. U.S. District Judge David S. Morales...

State recommends 20 years for attempted murder in Donna

The state has made a plea offer to a 24-year-old Donna man accused of trying to kill his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend in May...

RGC woman sentenced after foiled import of liquid meth

A Rio Grande City woman who pleaded guilty for her role in a drug smuggling attempt has been sentenced, records show. A court sentenced Alma...

Records: Drug packaging, video link Donna man to overdoses

Police say they connected a 31-year-old Donna man to the Nov. 14 death of a Brownsville-based musician in downtown McAllen through a social media...

McAllen man accused in fatal Halloween crash receives lower bond

A 22-year-old McAllen man accused of driving drunk and killing a woman on Halloween had his bond reduced Monday afternoon. Jorge Jesus Gonzalez Hernandez, who...

RGV legislator files bill to abolish Texas death penalty

On Sept. 16, 25-year-old Edinburg resident Victor Godinez appeared via videoconferencing from the Hidalgo County Detention Center. He was expressionless. The hearing was being conducted remotely...

More punishments handed down in gun case

Two more people implicated in a firearm violations case were sentenced for their role in the conspiracy, records show. A court sentenced James Robinson, 29,...

Trio of men sentenced in cocaine case

A Court handed down punishments in a case involving a group of men who allegedly conspired to transport drugs to the Midwest, records show. U.S....

Court orders gov’t to halt deportation of unaccompanied minors

A District Court ordered the Trump administration to stop using a public health code to expel unaccompanied minors from the country, court records show. On...