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San Benito man charged in cyclist death

A judge charged a 23-year-old San Benito man on Tuesday in a case in which his car hit a 59-year-old bicyclist.

Semi truck driver killed in Starr County crash and diesel spill

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating a one-vehicle semi-trailer crash that left a Donna man dead around midnight Wednesday.

Jury finds Edinburg man guilty of DPS trooper’s killing

A jury on Tuesday night found a 28-year-old Edinburg man guilty over the killing of a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper nearly five years ago.

Mission man killed after losing control of semi; falls from overpass in Willacy County

A 61-year-old Mission man died Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle semi crash in Willacy County.

Jury deliberating in case of Edinburg man accused of killing DPS trooper

“They signed up to protect and serve the community, and that’s what he did.”

Raymondville raises 8-liner fees to $1,000

Raymondville officials fast-tracked a new 8-liner ordinance last Tuesday, instituting a new permit fees to $1,000 in addition to $20 fees for stickers for each machine.

Defense rests in death penalty case against trooper Moises Sanchez’s accused killer

EDINBURG — After ten days of testimony against the 28-year-old Edinburg man accused of shooting Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez, defense attorneys rested their case.

State rests in death penalty case against Edinburg man accused of killing trooper

Prosecutors on Friday afternoon rested their case-in-chief against 28-year-old Edinburg resident Victor Alejandro Godinez, who is accused of shooting Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez on April 6, 2019.

Medical examiner says gunshot caused DPS trooper’s death, not surgery

The eighth day of the death penalty trial for Victor Alejandro Godinez continued Thursday afternoon with testimony from the medical examiner who performed the autopsy on Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Moises Sanchez.

Defense questions investigators about cognitive status of trooper’s accused killer

Texas Ranger Billy James “B.J.” Hill, the lead investigator, remained on the stand Wednesday afternoon to offer perspective on the events that transpired on April 6, 2019, as well as the following day.