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San Juan woman sentenced for trying to smuggle 39 guns into Mexico

A 33-year-old San Juan woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for trying to smuggle 39 guns and 38 ammunition magazines into Mexico.

Edcouch man sentenced for violent, sexually explicit child porn

A 41-year-old Edcouch man was sentenced to prison for downloading over 100 sexually explicit and violent videos of children, according to a press release from the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Texas.

San Benito police arrest man on Texas’ most wanted fugitives list

San Benito police on Wednesday nabbed a 45-year-old man with gang affiliations who was active on the Texas Department Public Safety's Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list.

Brownsville police make arrest in 2020 double homicide

Brownsville police on Tuesday arrested a 30-year-old man accused of a July 4, 2020 double homicide.

Cameron County sheriff deputy’s gun fires during struggle with suspect

A man is under arrest after the Cameron County Sheriff’s Office said he tried to take a deputy’s holstered firearm, causing the gun to discharge.

10 shots fired in fatal Mission road rage murder

A 23-year-old Mission man was arrested Tuesday after shooting at another man multiple times from his vehicle into the victim’s due to a “road rage” incident and killing him, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Edinburg man who bilked $500K in unemployment scheme sentenced

A 41-year-old Edinburg man was sentenced to prison for fraudulently obtaining unemployment benefits from the Department of Labor, according to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas.

Coast Guard makes third red snapper seizure off South Padre Island in April

For the third time in April, the Coast Guard has announced seizing illegally caught red snapper from Mexican fishermen off of South Padre Island, bringing the total amount of illegally caught fish to 1,300 pounds.

Edinburg woman sentenced to 18 years in prison for husband’s murder

EDINBURG — A 51-year-old Edinburg woman has been sentenced to prison after she was convicted for the murder of her husband on Dec. 8, 2019 following an argument regarding adultery.

Former Hidalgo County detention officers punched inmates in three incidents

Two former Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office detention officers are accused of attacking inmates who posed no threat on three separate, unrelated occasions this year.