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Top Stories: Driver Pleads Guilty In Smuggling Case; Top Texas Judicial Candidates

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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.