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JUST IN: Texas District Attorney and Wife Found Shot Dead in Their Home

JUST IN: Texas District Attorney and Wife Found Shot Dead in Their Home

Texas District Attorney, Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found shot to dead in their home Saturday night. McLelland is Kaufman County’s district attorney. These killings are the third killings of Kaufman County officials this year – some believe they are all related. continue reading »

University of Texas Looking to Replicate Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak

University of Texas Looking to Replicate Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak

Most readers of the Harry Potter franchise experience such wonder, awe and adventure in the magical realm that is Hogwarts and its affiliates, however, researchers at the University of Texas have decided to take that experience to the next level and apply it to real life. continue reading »

Sometimes Redundancy is a Good Thing

Sometimes Redundancy is a Good Thing

I know I have written several columns or essays decrying the dangers of guns. But in light of the recent Senate debate, highlighted by our own embarrassing United States Senator from Texas, que desmadre that guy is! But, anyway. What really gets me is the debate going on in Texas right now. Our esteemed (in the old days one of my camaradas would ask me if the vatos were steemed?) Texas state legislature is contemplating legislation that would allow students to carry concealed weapons on campuses. continue reading »

Texas Mariachi Band Director Charged with Having Sex with 16-Yr Old Student

Texas Mariachi Band Director Charged with Having Sex with 16-Yr Old Student

A 35-year-old former Mariachi director at a local Texas school has been charged with having sex with one of his 16-year-old students. continue reading »

El Paso’s Raymond Telles Dies - 1st Big-City Latino Mayor and U.S. Ambassador

El Paso’s Raymond Telles Dies - 1st Big-City Latino Mayor and U.S. Ambassador

Latino political pioneer Raymond Telles has died at age 97. Telles was the first elected Latino to serve as Mayor of a major city - El Paso, Texas and he was also the first Latino to serve as a U.S. Ambassador. continue reading »

Latino Priest Arrested for Vandalizing Property of Local Residents

Father Eusebio Martinez has been arrested in Texas for vandalizing the property of a local resident family, the Villanuevas. Father Martinez is Pastor of the Holy Family Catholic Church in the border town of Edinburg, Texas which has a continue reading »

Robert Rodriguez and His Tres Pistolero Studio Land Major Production Deal

Robert Rodriguez and His Tres Pistolero Studio Land Major Production Deal

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and his Austin based Tres Pistolero Studio announced that they are entering in a three-year, 13 episode television deal with Georgeville Television. The six series will be featured on Comcast’s El Rey Network. continue reading »

Get the Tissues: Special Needs Teen Scores Thanks to Opposing Team Member (VIDEO)

Get the Tissues: Special Needs Teen Scores Thanks to Opposing Team Member (VIDEO)

Earlier this month, a Texas teen with a developmental disability was given a moment he'll never forget. The team manager for El Paso's Coronado High School, Mitchell Marcus, has always be continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Has Nephew, 11, Drive to Pick Up Sister

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Has Nephew, 11, Drive to Pick Up Sister

A Texas woman was arrested after she allowed her young nephew to drive her car to pick up his sister. According to police, Carolina Romero-Gonzalez, 40, gave her 11-year-old nephew the keys to her car to meet up with his sister. continue reading »

Man Fears Telling Wife Tax Refund Spent on Strippers, Makes Up Robbery Story

Man Fears Telling Wife Tax Refund Spent on Strippers, Makes Up Robbery Story

A Texas husband, Jesus Mata, feared coming home to his wife without their tax refund after spending it on lap dances and strippers. Mata then made up a story of being robbed my gunmen with an AK-47. continue reading »

Border Patrol Seizes 30 Pounds of Meth Valued at Nearly $1 Million

Border Patrol Seizes 30 Pounds of Meth Valued at Nearly $1 Million

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station apprehended a suspected narcotics smuggler at the Highway 86 checkpoint and seized approximately 30 pounds of methamphetamine. continue reading »

1 in 70 Million: Texas Couple Welcome Two Sets of Twins

1 in 70 Million: Texas Couple Welcome Two Sets of Twins

On Valentine’s Day, 36-year-old Tressa Montalvo and 43-year-old Manuel Montalvo, Jr. became the happy parents of two sets of identical twins (two boys sharing one placenta and two boys sharing another plac continue reading »

REPORT:  Illegal Border Crossings in Texas Drops to Lowest Level in Decades

REPORT:  Illegal Border Crossings in Texas Drops to Lowest Level in Decades

Illegal border crossing by undocumented immigrants at the Texas – Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in the last two decades according to a study by NY Center for Migration Studies. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: $850,000 Worth of Pot Found Near Border in Military Duffel Bags

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: $850,000 Worth of Pot Found Near Border in Military Duffel Bags

U.S. Border Patrol agents throughout Del Rio sector seized more than 1,050 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated value of $850,025. continue reading »

Alleged Child Smuggler Arrested at Hidalgo Bridge at Mexico Border

Alleged Child Smuggler Arrested at Hidalgo Bridge at Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Pasadena for allegedly attempting to smuggle a Mexican-born infant into the United States. continue reading »