Tag: Sylvia Atkinson

Atkinson trial nears final arguments

Government prosecutors introduced evidence Tuesday linking former Brownsville ISD board vice-president Sylvia Atkinson to a behind-the-scenes deal to skirt prohibitions against her doing business...

Atkinson takes stand for defense; BISD trustee’s bribery trial continues

Brownsville Independent School District Trustee Sylvia Atkinson took the witness stand in her own defense Monday afternoon on charges she solicited and accepted a...

Jury sees video of alleged bribery in Atkinson trial

The government on Tuesday finished questioning its key witness in the bribery case against Sylvia Atkinson after showing the jury a video recording of Atkinson...

Case against Atkinson underway; BISD trustee faces bribery charges

The bribery case against Brownsville Independent School District Trustee Sylvia Atkinson got underway Monday in U.S. District Court in Brownsville. U.S. Attorneys Jody L. Young...

Jury questions, instructions outlined in Atkinson case

The trial in the federal bribery case against Brownsville Independent School District Trustee Sylvia Atkinson is set to begin on Oct.15. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed...

Documents ordered to be shared with DA’s Office

Orders filed in the case to remove Brownsville Independent School Board Trustee Sylvia Atkinson from her position on the school board are calling on...