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Daily Bible Verse

But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God’s wrath, when his righteous judgment will be revealed. God “will give to each person according to what he has done.” Romans 2:5-6 (Read all of Romans 2) New International Version

HSI San Antonio returns stolen cultural artifacts to the government of Peru

SAN ANTONIO — Two cultural artifacts that were illegally exported from Peru were officially returned to that country at a repatriation ceremony Wednesday at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

San Antonio Woman Falsely Claims $204,188 in Unemployment Benefits and Ordered to Prison

McALLEN, Texas – Alejandra Resendez, 37, has been sentenced to a 61-year prison term following her convictions relating to mail fraud and identity theft, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Resendez, a San Antonio native, pleaded guilty May 6, 2014.

Edcouch Woman Sentenced for Embezzling More Than $90K from Halfway House

McALLEN, Texas – Ofelia Alvarado Vallejo, 44, of Elsa, has been ordered to 14 months in federal prison and to repay the more than $90,000 she embezzled from the Mid Valley House Residential Reentry Center where she worked as an administrative assistant, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Vallejo pleaded guilty July 29, 2014.

Close to $2 Million in Marijuana Seized by CBP Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility seized just under a ton of marijuana which was discovered within a commercial shipment of produce.

Daily Bible Verse

The evil deeds of a wicked man ensnare him; the cords of his sin hold him fast. He will die for lack of discipline, led astray by his own great folly. Proverbs 5:22-23 (Read all of Proverbs 5) New International Version

Three Defendants Guilty of Tax Fraud Charges

HOUSTON – With the guilty plea of Tarmera Rene Wyckoff aka Toni Wyckoff today, three people have now been convicted in relation to a tax fraud scheme involving more than $2 million, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

COMMUNITY TO CELEBRATE RWJF CULTURE OF HEALTH PRIZE AWARD AT ¡VIVE TU VIDA!

Brownsville, Texas (October 21, 2014) – Brownsville will celebrate its recognition as a 2014 RWJF Culture of Health Prize community at the ¡Vive Tu Vida! family health expo on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dean Porter Park.

Four Laredoans Arrested in Money Laundering Conspiracy

LAREDO, Texas – Four residents of Laredo have been arrested and charged in a previously sealed indictment for allegedly conspiring to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business among other offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

Head of the Gulf Cartel Appears in Beaumont Federal Court on Drug Trafficking Charges

BEAUMONT, Texas – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that the current head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel, or Cartel del Golfo, has made an initial appearance in the Eastern District of Texas on drug trafficking charges.

PRESIDENT OF HOUSTON HOSPITAL AND THREE OTHERS CONVICTED IN $158 MILLION MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME

WASHINGTON – A federal jury in Houston today convicted the president of Riverside GeneralHospital (Riverside), his son, and two others for their participation in a $158 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false claims for mental health treatment. Ten defendants have now been convicted in connection with the Riverside fraud scheme.

JURY FINDS HARLINGEN MAN GUILTY OF CONTINUOUS SEXUAL ABUSE OF A CHILD

A jury found Harlingen man Gregory Lewis today guilty of continuous sexual abuse of a child that occurred from May 2010 to August 2012.

Tax Preparation Business Owner Sentenced for Tax Fraud

HOUSTON – Charles Lee Harrison has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of willfully aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of a false tax return, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Lucy Cruz, special agent in charge of Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI). Harrison, the owner of a tax preparation business in Houston and Navasota, pleaded guilty June 16, 2014.

South Texas cattle program could reflect growing herd numbers

EDINBURG – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel are hoping that with recent rains and improved pastures, South Texas cattle ranchers will start rebuilding herds sold off during the drought.

Select Driver License Offices Open Saturdays to Issue Election Identification Certificates

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in advance of the upcoming November election, is continuing to offer Election Identification Certificates (EIC) to individuals who lack an acceptable form of photo ID needed to vote. In an ongoing effort to ensure Texans have access to EICs, DPS is offering Saturday hours through Nov. 8 at select driver license offices to issue EICs. In addition, EIC mobile stations have been deployed to various locations across the state and alternate approved locations are issuing EICs in select counties.

Daily Bible Verse

What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? You want something but don’t get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot have what you want. You quarrel and fight. You do not have, because you do not ask God. When you ask, you do not [...]

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