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Stories Around Texas for September 28th, 2017

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According to the Associated Press a longhorn with a record horn span has been sold at Fort Worth Stockyards. The bull, from Oklahoma, has a horn span of over 8 feet. The longhorn sold for $165,000 to a couple from Fayetteville, Texas.

 CBS11 reports Texas Land & Cattle has $26 million in gift cards that are now worthless. The previous ownership of Texas Land & Cattle declared bankruptcy and new ownership could not reach a deal with the gift card distribution company.

A former head of one of the world’s largest drug trafficking cartels could face life in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to nearly two decades’ worth of crimes. Jorge Equardo Costilla-Sanchez, 46, was the head of the Gulf Cartel  between 2003 and 2012, when he was arrested by the Mexican Navy. The FBI was at the time offering a $5 million reward for the capture of  Costilla-Sanchez, a former Matamoras police officer who eventually helped run many of the crime syndicate’s trafficking and extortion operations. He was later extradited to the United States. Click Here to read the full story.

A former head of one of the world’s largest drug trafficking cartels could face life in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to nearly two decades’ worth of crimes. Jorge Equardo Costilla-Sanchez, 46, was the head of the Gulf Cartel  between 2003 and 2012, when he was arrested by the Mexican Navy. The FBI was at the time offering a $5 million reward for the capture of  Costilla-Sanchez, a former Matamoras police officer who eventually helped run many of the crime syndicate’s trafficking and extortion operations. He was later extradited to the United States. Click Here to read the full story.

 

 

 

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