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Breitbart
Mexican Gulf Cartel Members Caught Sneaking Into TexasROMA, Texas — Five members of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel were arrested near this bord
Mexican Gulf Cartel Members Caught Sneaking Into Texas
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
ROMA, Texas — Five members of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel were arrested near this border city as they tried to illegally enter the country. The arrests took place this week when the group tried to cross the Rio Grande near the Mexican City of Miguel Aleman... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Recent rains brought a ‘mixed bag’ for Texas producers - COLLEGE STATION — Precipitation from a mid-April storm system was good and bad for Texas farmers according to the state climatologist. Heavy rains caused flooding in some areas of the state...COLLEGE STATION — Precipitation from a mid-April storm system was good and bad
Recent rains brought a ‘mixed bag’ for Texas producers - COLLEGE STATION — Precipitation from a mid-April storm system was good and bad for Texas farmers according to the state climatologist. Heavy rains caused flooding in some areas of the state...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
COLLEGE STATION — Precipitation from a mid-April storm system was good and bad for Texas farmers, according to the state climatologist. Heavy rains caused flooding in some areas of the state that damaged corn and other row crop fields and pastures.... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Affidavit details investigation into five men accused in grisly decapitation murderFranklin Palacios Paz, a troubled Honduran immigrant, worked at a tire shop in
Affidavit details investigation into five men accused in grisly decapitation murder
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Franklin Palacios Paz, a troubled Honduran immigrant, worked at a tire shop in Edinburg, earning around $80 a week in an environment that state investigators have depicted as rife with tension, according to an affidavit. On the evening of March 16,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Affidavit details investigation into five men accused in grisly decapitation murderFranklin Palacios Paz, a troubled Honduran immigrant, worked at a tire shop in
Affidavit details investigation into five men accused in grisly decapitation murder
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Franklin Palacios Paz, a troubled Honduran immigrant, worked at a tire shop in Edinburg, earning around $80 a week in an environment that state investigators have depicted as rife with tension, according to an affidavit. On the evening of March 16,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip clubA man has been charged with murder after one person was killed and six injured
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip club
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
A man has been charged with murder after one person was killed and six injured in a shooting outside a South Texas strip club. The McAllen Monitor reports that 29-year-old Genaro Maldonado appeared before a judge Friday afternoon after being... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip clubEDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip club
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 6 days ago
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was killed and six injured in a shooting outside a South Texas strip club. The McAllen Monitor (http://bit.ly/1VSdkFf ) reports that 29-year-old Genaro Maldonado appeared... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip clubEDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip club
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was killed and six injured in a shooting outside a South Texas strip club. The McAllen Monitor (http://bit.ly/1VSdkFf ) reports that 29-year-old Genaro Maldonado appeared... Read more
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Breitbart
Texans Give Homeless Veteran Dignity of Proper FuneralTexas veterans made sure that a homeless veteran received the dignity of a prop
Texans Give Homeless Veteran Dignity of Proper Funeral
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
Texas veterans made sure that a homeless veteran received the dignity of a proper funeral. The troubled veteran had died alone. Private First Class (PFC) Mark Anthony McCurdy served honorably from 1980 to 1982 but he died without any next of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip clubEDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip club
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was killed and six injured in a shooting outside a South Texas strip club. The McAllen Monitor (http://bit.ly/1VSdkFf ) reports that 29-year-old Genaro Maldonado appeared... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip clubEDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was
Man charged with murder in shooting outside Texas strip club
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after one person was killed and six injured in a shooting outside a South Texas strip club. The McAllen Monitor (http://bit.ly/1VSdkFf ) reports that 29-year-old Genaro Maldonado appeared... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
South Texas Toddler Falls Into Septic Tank, DrownsALTON, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell
South Texas Toddler Falls Into Septic Tank, Drowns
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
ALTON, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell into a septic tank and drowned. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office reports the child’s mother called deputies to the family’s rural home about 13 miles northwest of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drownsALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drowns
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
ALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell into a septic tank and drowned. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office reports the child's mother called deputies to the family's rural home about 13 miles northwest of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drownsALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drowns
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
ALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell into a septic tank and drowned. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office reports the child's mother called deputies to the family's rural home about 13 miles northwest of... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drownsALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drowns
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 8 days ago
ALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell into a septic tank and drowned. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office reports the child's mother called deputies to the family's rural home about 13 miles northwest of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drownsALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell
South Texas toddler falls into septic tank, drowns
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 days ago
ALTON, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a one-year-old boy is dead after he fell into a septic tank and drowned. The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office reports the child's mother called deputies to the family's rural home about 13 miles northwest of... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
South Texas school security officer accused of sending nude photos to female student on InstagramA South Texas school district security officer allegedly sent nude photos of hi
South Texas school security officer accused of sending nude photos to female student on Instagram
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
A South Texas school district security officer allegedly sent nude photos of himself to a 14-year-old female student using the photo sharing application Instagram, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Sheriff's investigators began... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
South Texas school security officer accused of sending nude photos to female student on InstagramA South Texas school district security officer allegedly sent nude photos of hi
South Texas school security officer accused of sending nude photos to female student on Instagram
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
A South Texas school district security officer allegedly sent nude photos of himself to a 14-year-old female student using the photo sharing application Instagram, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office said Thursday. Sheriff's investigators began... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Correction: Texas Execution-Appeal storyHOUSTON - In a story April 15 about Texas death row inmate Ruben Ramirez Carden
Correction: Texas Execution-Appeal story
Brandon Sun / Posted 9 days ago
HOUSTON - In a story April 15 about Texas death row inmate Ruben Ramirez Cardenas losing an appeal, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mayra Laguna, whom he was convicted of killing, was abducted from her home in Edinburg. Her body was... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Crop and Weather Report -- April 20 2016 - Corn and sorghum appear on track in 2016 COLLEGE STATION — Corn and sorghum crops appear to be on time and on track to produce average yields for producers around the state said Ronnie Schnell Texas...crops appear to be on time and on track to produce average yields for producers
Texas Crop and Weather Report -- April 20 2016 - Corn and sorghum appear on track in 2016 COLLEGE STATION — Corn and sorghum crops appear to be on time and on track to produce average yields for producers around the state said Ronnie Schnell Texas...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
crops appear to be on time and on track to produce average yields for producers around the state, said Ronnie Schnell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state cropping systems specialist, College Station. Corn acreage is a little behind the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
12 men, 2 women arrested in South Texas prostitution stingTwo South Texas women and a dozen men have drawn prostitution charges after off
12 men, 2 women arrested in South Texas prostitution sting
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Two South Texas women and a dozen men have drawn prostitution charges after officers busted them during a two-day sting last week, police announced Monday. Brunilda Vallejo, 57, and Michelle Lynn Johnson, 41, were arrested Wednesday and charged with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
12 men, 2 women arrested in South Texas prostitution stingTwo South Texas women and a dozen men have drawn prostitution charges after off
12 men, 2 women arrested in South Texas prostitution sting
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Two South Texas women and a dozen men have drawn prostitution charges after officers busted them during a two-day sting last week, police announced Monday. Brunilda Vallejo, 57, and Michelle Lynn Johnson, 41, were arrested Wednesday and charged with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Affidavit: Former South Texas police officer put gun to man's head, asked 'You know who I am?'A former officer for a South Texas police department allegedly assaulted a man
Affidavit: Former South Texas police officer put gun to man's head, asked 'You know who I am?'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
A former officer for a South Texas police department allegedly assaulted a man and put a gun to the man's head, according to court documents. Mauricio Ramos, a 50-year-old former officer for the Alton Police Department, has been charged with... Read more
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CBS News
Irene Garza murder: The Last ConfessionProduced by Lourdes Aguiar, Peter Shaw, and Jennifer Simpson Ashmawy [This sto
Irene Garza murder: The Last Confession
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
Produced by Lourdes Aguiar, Peter Shaw, and Jennifer Simpson Ashmawy [This story first aired on March 1, 2014. It was updated on April 16, 2016.] On April 16, 1960, a woman disappeared after going to confession. Now - dramatic developments in this... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appealHOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of hi
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appeal
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 15 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of his 16-year-old cousin in the Rio Grande Valley nearly two decades ago has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step closer to execution. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appealHOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of hi
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appeal
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of his 16-year-old cousin in the Rio Grande Valley nearly two decades ago has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step closer to execution. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appealHOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of hi
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appeal
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of his 16-year-old cousin in the Rio Grande Valley nearly two decades ago has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step closer to execution. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appealHOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of hi
Mexican national on Texas death row loses federal appeal
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
HOUSTON (AP) - A Mexican national on Texas death row for the rape-slaying of his 16-year-old cousin in the Rio Grande Valley nearly two decades ago has lost a federal court appeal, moving him a step closer to execution. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Three men arrested in drive-by shooting death of Southlake lawyerFederal authorities have arrested three Mexican citizens in connection with the
Three men arrested in drive-by shooting death of Southlake lawyer
Dallas Morning News / Posted 16 days ago
Federal authorities have arrested three Mexican citizens in connection with the shooting death last year of a lawyer who was gunned down in Southlake’s Town Square while sitting in his car. According to arrest records and media reports, authorities... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Former missionary who fled to Central America convicted of killing man in South TexasA South Texas jury found a former missionary to Mexico guilty on Monday of kill
Former missionary who fled to Central America convicted of killing man in South Texas
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
A South Texas jury found a former missionary to Mexico guilty on Monday of killing a 47-year-old man in 2013, court records show. Hidalgo County criminal records show Everett James Morris, also 47, has been convicted on a first-degree felony murder... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Former missionary who fled to Central America convicted of killing man in South TexasA South Texas jury found a former missionary to Mexico guilty on Monday of kill
Former missionary who fled to Central America convicted of killing man in South Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
A South Texas jury found a former missionary to Mexico guilty on Monday of killing a 47-year-old man in 2013, court records show. Hidalgo County criminal records show Everett James Morris, also 47, has been convicted on a first-degree felony murder... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Jessica Velazquez published in TSHS journal - Jessica Velazquez published in TSHS journal APRIL 08 2016 J. WEBER Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholar Jessica Velazquez was recently published in the 2016 issue of a statewide a...Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholar, Jessica Velazquez, was
Jessica Velazquez published in TSHS journal - Jessica Velazquez published in TSHS journal APRIL 08 2016 J. WEBER Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholar Jessica Velazquez was recently published in the 2016 issue of a statewide a...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
Northeast Texas Community College Presidential Scholar, Jessica Velazquez, was recently published in the 2016 issue of a statewide academic journal. Touchstone, the annual publication of the Texas State Historical Society, chose Velazquez’s essay... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Fruit crops appear on track for a good 2016 - UVALDE – Fruit growers continue to monitor possible problems with weather disease and pests but conditions so far bode well for 2016 crops said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Larry S...continue to monitor possible problems with weather, disease and pests but condi
Fruit crops appear on track for a good 2016 - UVALDE – Fruit growers continue to monitor possible problems with weather disease and pests but conditions so far bode well for 2016 crops said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Larry S...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
continue to monitor possible problems with weather, disease and pests but conditions so far bode well for 2016 crops, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist in Uvalde, said individual... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Killer Executed in Boy's Death - Killer Executed in Boy's Death by Jolie McCullough The Texas Tribune April 6 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the execution. Twelve-year-old David Cardenas was still alive when his killer ...later gave police. After Cardenas' April 1998 murder, his body was mutilated an
Killer Executed in Boy's Death - Killer Executed in Boy's Death by Jolie McCullough The Texas Tribune April 6 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the execution. Twelve-year-old David Cardenas was still alive when his killer ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
later gave police. After Cardenas' April 1998 murder, his body was mutilated and buried in a shallow grave in Donna, Texas. Vasquez, who admitted slitting Cardenas’ throat and beating him to death before stealing a ring and chain from the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas man executed for 'vampire' murderlater gave police. After Cardenas' April 1998 murder, his body was mutilated an
Texas man executed for 'vampire' murder
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 24 days ago
later gave police. After Cardenas' April 1998 murder, his body was mutilated and buried in a shallow grave in Donna, Texas. Vasquez, who admitted slitting Cardenas’ throat and beating him to death before stealing a ring and chain from the... Read more
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My EastText
Killer faces execution in boy's deathagainst the death penalty but still qualified to serve,” according to the petit
Killer faces execution in boy's death
My EastText / Posted 24 days ago
against the death penalty but still qualified to serve,” according to the petition originally filed with the state. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has already rejected his claim. In previous unsuccessful appeals, Vasquez's attorneys argued... Read more
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Raw Story
Welcome to Bruni, Texas — where water comes with arsenic at eight times the federal limitthere was no chance of him quenching his own thirst with a gulp of tap water.
Welcome to Bruni, Texas — where water comes with arsenic at eight times the federal limit
Raw Story / Posted 28 days ago
there was no chance of him quenching his own thirst with a gulp of tap water. The 66-year-old lives in Bruni, a tiny Texas town notable for a very unwelcome reason: the quantity of arsenic in its water. In 2014-15 the average concentration of... Read more

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