Starr County

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Loon Star State: Gunsmoke On The Border, Pigeons Dropping In Nacogdoches, And More

    ​Loon Star State: Texas Small-Town Crime Round UpThe crime dates only from 1986, but the motive could be from 1886...Authorities in Rio Grande City recently arrested 53-year-old Juan Francisco Martinez for the Easter Sunday 1986 murder of Margarito Alaniz Jr. Police say that Martinez and Alaniz we ... More >>

  • News

    May 31, 2007

    Border Fence May Destroy Wildlife Habitat

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife services spent $80 million to reclaim wildlife habitat in South Texas. Now Homeland Security is ready to wipe that out.

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Master Cockfighter

    After more than 70 years, Mike Ratliff prepares to retire from his blood sport

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    Case Closed

    Wal-Mart finds the ultimate bargain: beating a family's $20 million verdict

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Border Bound

    Is Elton Bomer the bully who's needed to help colonias -- or just another political grandstander?