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Gunshots Fired at UTRGV Fraternity Initiation

In Alton, police respond to shots fired at a ranch overnight, finding 54 UTRGV students, who claim to be part of a Kappa Sigma fraternity initiation. Police say at least three shots were fired as they arrived on scene on the 1400 block of North Glasscock Road. They entered the property and found a shotgun, two rifles and ammunition. Authorities tell us four of the 54 students admitted to firing weapons. UTRGV officials say the fraternity’s activities are suspended until the investigation into this case is wrapped...

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Son of Infamous Drug Lord to serve 10 Months for smuggling

The son of an infamous drug lord has been sentenced to prison by a federal judge in Brownsville. Twenty-four-year-old Osiel Cardenas Jr. will spend 10 months in jail after being found guilty of smuggling guns and ammunition into Mexico. Cardenas was caught in December at the Brownsville International Bridge by customs agents. Cardenas, identified as the son of convicted drug lord Osiel Cardenas Guillen, will also have to refrain from crossing into Mexico for three years as part of his bond...

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Drug Lord’s Son Pleads Guilty In Court

  The son of the infamous Mexican drug lord for the Gulf cartel, plead guilty in federal court today. 23-year-old Osiel Cardenas Jr. entered a guilty plea to attempting to export ammunition into Mexico. The announcement comes from the U.S. Attorney’s office who identified Cardenas Jr. as the son of convicted felon Osiel Cardenas, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison. Cardenas Jr., from Brownsville, was stopped by a customs agent inspecting vehicles traveling south. A subsequent search led to the discovery of nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. The U.S. district judge accepted the plea and set his sentencing for May 18th. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a possible $250,000 fine. He will remain in custody pending the court...

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Drug Lord’s Son Facing Federal Charges, Denied Bond

An infamous Mexican drug lord’s son facing federal criminal charges was denied bond today. Attorneys for Osiel Cardenas Jr. petitioned judge Ignacio Torteya that client be released on bond, however the judge refused, arguing Cardenas has other state charges and there are no guarantees that he will show up to future court hearings. Twenty-four year-old Cardenas Jr. was detained on December 31st at the Brownsville/ Matamoros International Bridge in an alleged attempt to smuggle ammunition and tactical gear into México. He is also son of convicted drug lord Osiel Cardenas Guillen who is currently serving a 25-year sentence in...

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Son of Major Drug Lord Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle Hundreds of Rounds of Illegal Ammunition

The son of a major drug lord has been apprehended in the valley and is facing criminal charges. According to customs and border protection, Osiel Cardenas Jr. was detained on December 31st at the Brownsville/ Matamoros International Bridge as he tried to smuggle a load of ammunition into México. Cardenas was on board a black 2015 Escalade with over 500 rounds of ammunition for an array of firearms. Cardenas is an American citizen and the presumed son of Tamaulipas drug lord, Osiel Cardenas Guillen, who is now serving time in prison. His son remains in the custody of the U.S. Marshals without...

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