Carlos Torres, a veteran who volunteered to join the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was later deported to Mexico, will finally be home today when he’s buried at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.
“The uniqueness of this case stems from the proposition that you’ve got multiple bondsmen on the same defendant for the same charge,” District Judge Noe Gonzalez told the parties during a hearing Monday, telling them he thought both the bond companies and the DA’s Office have a lot to gain by trying to resolve the case.
Sunday’s incident was not the driver’s first run in with the law involving alcohol. He was arrested in June 2017 on a driving while intoxicated charge and sentenced to probation, which he completed in October of this year.
The investigation also revealed an attempted sexual assault that allegedly occurred in 2012 against another former employee, who “quit because of his unwanted sexual advances towards her,” the affidavit states, which references an incident in which he tried to inappropriately touch her.
Lots of personnel changes have been made in the Edinburg police department over the past month, with the city giving little information as to reasons behind the moves.
The bill seeks to amend existing federal laws to expand grant funds for local law enforcement agencies, forensic laboratories, medical examiners offices and nonprofit organizations that work to find, report and identify migrants that die or go missing in the U.S.
Our most-read online story from Thursday: Oncologist arraigned on two counts of sexual assault and one count of attempted sexual assault.
Before coming to the city of Alamo, Alexandra Rangel worked as a program coordinator and program specialist for the UTRGV School of Medicine. She’s also a recent graduate of UTRGV’s MPA program.
“Some friends and I wanted to bring some public art to our county because we don’t have anything,” McAllen attorney Gerardo Arriaga told county commissioners. “You go to places like San Antonio, places like Houston, Dallas — and yes, they’re big cities and they have money — but if you go to Reynosa, they have a lot more public art than we do, and I can guarantee you that their budget is a fraction of what we have.”
EDINBURG — The lead prosecutor in last winter's John Feit trial was named prosecutor of the year by the Texas District and County Attorneys...