In Hidalgo County, when it comes to law enforcement corruption, the feds like to make their arrests right before the holidays. On Christmas Eve, […]
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Maurice Chammah discusses his story, “The Recanters” which asks what happens when claims of abuse come undone.
The jury deliberated for three hours this afternoon before finding former lawman Jorge Garza guilty of conspiring to possess more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana.
Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño denies knowing about actions of corrupt drug task force in 2nd day of his federal trial testimony.
The sheriff tried to act as though he had nothing to worry about. But the previous three days of testimony had made clear that he did have reason to worry.
For more than six months, Miguel Flores lived a double life. In his day job, he was a narcotics investigator for the Hidalgo County […]
In early May, Ruben Villarreal, Mayor of Rio Grande City, channeled the frustration of many residents in Starr and Hidalgo counties, where a proposed […]
Can Sheriff Lupe Treviño’s legacy survive the indictments and accusations of corruption in his department?
Cuevitas is one of several thousand colonias in South Texas—impoverished communities where many people live without proper sanitation, electricity or running water.
Since a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter sniper fatally shot two Guatemalan men and critically injured another last week during a high speed […]