The top local stories this evening from KERA News: The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, pleaded guilty Monday to making the deadly smuggling run. James Matthew Bradley Jr. pleaded in federal court in San Antonio to one conspiracy count and a count of transporting the immigrants resulting in death. He faces up to life imprisonment when he's sentenced on Jan. 22, and could have faced the death penalty had he gone to trial.
Five stories that have North Texas talking: South Texas man stole fajitas for almost a decade; environmental policy changes affect Texas; a former Dallasite gets personal in new album; and more.
- A #SouthTexas man has admitted to stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years: https://t.co/FYCmO8dh48. #thehigh5 @keranews, 8 hours ago
- More and more Americans are contracting #kidneystones and enduring their painful symptoms: https://t.co/WFUxIcYJNT. #VitalSigns @keranews, 9 hours ago
- In her toughest role yet, this week's #ArtistSpotlight plays herself: https://t.co/IrxJI5kxIS. @artandseek… https://t.co/JTeHKTcezl, Oct 13
- Time's running out on your chance to win a @tauck #KenBurns American Journey trip for two! Support KERA today:… https://t.co/Bb8s61VRj0, Oct 13