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  • Correction: South Texas Corruption story

    In a story May 4 about corruption in South Texas, The Associated Press reported the wrong date for former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino's resignation. Trevino resigned March 28, not in April.

  • Corrupt ex-officers sentenced on drug charges

    Former South Texas police officers, who were sons of an ex-sheriff and a current police chief, were sentenced to lengthy prison terms on Wednesday for their roles in a drug trafficking conspiracy.

  • Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino walks to the McAllen Federal Court building, Monday, April 14, 2014, in McAllen, Texas. Trevino pleaded guilty Monday to money laundering and faces a 20-year sentence. He was released on a $30,000 unsecured bond Monday. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Gabe Hernandez)

    Ex-Texas sheriff pleads guilty to federal charge

    A former South Texas sheriff whose office has attracted the attention of federal investigators pleaded guilty Monday to money laundering.

  • Ex-top staffer to South Texas sheriff takes plea

    The former chief of staff to former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) has pleaded guilty to a federal count of misprision of a felony for failing to report a crime.

  • FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2010 file photo, Hidalgo County Sheriff Guadalupe "Lupe" Trevino speaks at a news briefing about arrests made on corruption charges at Hildalgo County Court No. 5 in Edinburg, Texas. Trevino, the South Texas sheriff whose office has attracted the attention of federal investigators, announced his retirement Friday, March 28, 2014, only a year after being overwhelmingly re-elected to a new term.  (AP Photo/The Monitor, James Coburn, File) MAGS OUT; TV OUT

    South Texas sheriff resigns under a cloud

    A South Texas sheriff whose office had attracted the attention of federal investigators suddenly announced his resignation Friday, only slightly more than a year into a new elected term.

  • Nabbed commander gave cash donations to sheriff

    A South Texas sheriff says he returned two $5,000 campaign contributions that his second-in-command hand delivered in 2011 and 2012 from a man arrested last year for drug trafficking.

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