Emotions run high as jury convicts ex-priest in 1960 murder of Irene Garza

EDINBURG — Six hours of deliberation ended 57 years of speculation Thursday night when a jury found ex-priest John Feit guilty of the April...

GUILTY: John Feit convicted of Irene Garza murder

A jury found ex-priest John Feit guilty of the April 1960 murder of Irene Garza, a McAllen schoolteacher and former Miss South Texas.The verdict...

The Latest from Day 6: Deliberations in the John Feit murder trial begin

EDINBURG — John Feit, a former priest, is on trial for the 1960 murder of Irene Garza after she went to confession at McAllen’s...

State, defense rest in Feit trial

 EDINBURG — A wrestling match between his vanity and common sense.This is how John Feit, who’s on trial for the Easter weekend murder of...

The Latest from Day 5: Defense, prosecution expected to make closing arguments Thursday

EDINBURG — John Feit, a former priest, is accused of the 1960 murder of Irene Garza after she went to confession at McAllen’s Sacred...

Evoking JFK’s campaign, expert testifies church feared bad publicity from Irene Garza murder

EDINBURG — Fearing bad publicity that would trigger political ramifications extending from the Rio Grande Valley to the White House, witness testimony in the...

Former Dallas Morning News reporter compelled to testify

EDINBURG — The judge presiding over the John Feit murder trial overruled an objection from The Dallas Morning News, which sought to prevent a...

The Latest from Day 4: Judge to rule on motion for mistrial Wednesday

EDINBURG — John Feit, a former priest, is accused of the 1960 murder of Irene Garza after she went to confession at McAllen’s Sacred...

Police chief, former monk testify about concealing evidence, confession

EDINBURG — The Catholic Church actively worked to conceal evidence incriminating a former priest for the 1960 murder of a McAllen schoolteacher, witness testimony...

Dallas Morning News objects to former reporter’s possible testimony in Feit trial

The former employer of a reporter called to testify in the John Feit murder trial is objecting to his testimony, according to court documents...