Thursday Jul 10
The Family Badge
Pregnant teen turns down plea deals in convenience store robberies
Miranda Garcia, 18, opted instead to go to trial. Garcia faces up to life in prison on suspicion of charges of aggravated robbery, burglary and auto theft.
The Victoria Advocate
Edna man sentenced to 40 years in infant's death
Months away from starting a trial in which the state was seeking the death penalty, an Edna man accepted a plea deal Friday and was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the death of his infant son.
The Beaumont Enterprise
A tanker ship passes near Corpus Christi's North Beach on its way to the shipping channel.
A South Texas jury spared a couple imprisonment after finding that they had neglected their newborn and three older children while living on a beach.