Border Patrol agents thwarted the transportation of nearly 145 pounds of cocaine by a truck driver hauling watermelons through the Falfurrias checkpoint early Wednesday morning after the driver kept displaying nervous behavior, according to a criminal complaint.
Dannie McCallum's origin story begins in Edinburg.
LA JOYA — On the same night where La Joya Superintendent Marcey Sorensen had her contract approved, she gave an eye-opening presentation regarding the school district's financial decisions over the last four years, which revealed a $19.5 million budget deficit.
The trial for 44-year-old Richard Ford, who is accused of kidnapping and murdering his 37-year-old ex-wife Melissa Banda in 2020, continued Thursday with testimony from an investigator who responded to the scene where her body was discovered.
The State Bar of Texas’ Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel has fined and imposed a probated suspension against Starr County District Attorney Gocha A. Ramirez for indicting a woman who sought an abortion in 2022 on a charge of murder.