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Cameron County ceremony honors fallen law enforcement officers

As bagpipes played and the U.S. flag rose high overhead, law enforcement officers from Cameron County and actoss South Texas paid tribute Tuesday morning to fellow officers who have fallen in the line of duty.

Brownsville teen sentenced to 50 years for neighbor’s murder

A 19-year-old Brownsville man convicted of stabbing his 63-year-old neighbor to death when he was just 16 has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Final suspect in former Harlingen football star’s murder gets 25 years

A judge on Thursday sentenced a man to 25 years in prison for his role in the murder of a former star Harlingen football player.

Jury acquits man of fatal Harlingen shooting

A man has been acquitted of murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for a fatal shooting in Harlingen, according to the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office.

Execution scheduled for condemned Cameron County man

An execution date has been scheduled for a 46-year-old Cameron County man convicted of a brutal murder in 1998.

Melissa Lucio death penalty case headed back to Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

A judge on Friday signed off on an agreed order between the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office and appellate attorneys for Melissa Lucio that she did not have access to evidence that would have corroborated her story that her 2-year-old daughter died from a fall, not child abuse.

San Benito man facing multiple charges for operating private revenge porn group

The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office on Monday announced the arrest of a 23-year-old San Benito man accused of running a private revenge porn group.

Brownsville judge closes John Allen Rubio’s latest appeal

Death Row inmate John Allen Rubio's pursuit of habeas corpus relief has been officially closed.

Jury finds third man guilty in Hunter murder

BROWNSVILLE — A man has become the third defendant found guilty in the 2020 stabbing death of Harlingen star running back Lesley Maurice Hunter.

Judge denies John Allen Rubio motion targeting former Cameron County DA

A federal judge in Brownsville last Thursday denied Death Row inmate John Allen Rubio’s motion for discovery.