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Brownsville police officer accused of human smuggling acquitted of charges

In February, Rivas wasaccused of conspiring to smuggle her boyfriendinto the U.S., according to the criminal complaint against her.


Brownsville commission reschedules vote on city attorney

The contentious vote came after Commissioner Ben Neece accused Commissioner Cesar de Leon, who led the search committee, of ignoring input from law community members invited to help throughout the process.

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2018-09-19 22:28:00

James Paschall named interim Brownsville police chief

Paschall first joined the Brownsville Police Department in 1989 as a Probationary Patrolman. In 1993, Paschall was promoted to Police Sergeant, in 2001 he advanced to the role of Police Lieutenant


Floating nuclear plant to be scrapped in Brownsville

"Environmental monitoring has been continuous since prior to the arrival of the Sturgis in Galveston and no evidence of radioactive material, lead or increased radiation exposure from the Sturgis has been documented outside of the reactor containment area at any point during the project," said Brend


Recent arrests in Harlingen, Primera

In response to community concerns about drug dealing from a residence, on Sept. 13, at approximately 8:30 a.m. the Harlingen police department’s major crimes unit along with the Harlingen organized crime unit, Harlingen SWAT team, and U.S. marshals executed a search warrant on the 700 block of North

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-09-19 10:30:00

Texas Border Patrol Agent Attacked By Illegal Alien Who Tried To Take His Gun, Agency Says - Breaking911

Yesterday, agents assigned to the Fort Brown Station encountered a Mexican national who had illegally entered the United States near Brownsville, Texas. As the agent attempted to place the man under arrest, the illegal alien became combative, took the agent’s handcuffs away and a struggle ensued. Du

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-09-18 21:02:26

This Video Of Matthew McConaughey At The Texas Game Is Going Viral

McConaughey graduated from the University of Texas, and he’s known for attending their football games from time to time. Well, the Longhorns gave him something to cheer about last week, as they won 37-14 over USC.

THESPUN.COM - 2018-09-19 23:46:06

Deadly ‘Kissing Bug' Crawling into Texas

SAN BENITO, Texas - It has a tendency to bite near the mouth and eyes, which is how the kissing bug got its name, and its bite can be deadly.


Brownsville Interim Police Chief appointed

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of James Paschall as Interim Police Chief of the Brownsville Police Department. Paschall’s commitment to the department will be an asset as he oversees administrative operations,” said Interim City Manager Michael L. Lopez, in a statement. “The City of Brown


Brownsville officer acquitted of smuggling boyfriend

Valerie Rivas was charged with conspiring to move and transport undocumented immigrants by motor vehicle between Feb. 20 and 26; with intentionally concealing Jose Raul Perez-Brasoria, an undocumented immigrant; and with harboring her boyfriend, Alfonso Salazar-Hernandez, an undocumented immigrant,


Two Cameron County employees accused of changing hours on time cards

According to Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio, Los Fresnos councilwoman Belinda Garza and another woman, Melissa Escalante, both work for Cameron County Justice of the Peace Juan Mendoza.

VALLEYMORNINGSTAR.COM - 2018-09-18 12:58:00

Valley High School Students Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

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KVEO - 2018-09-18 20:44:51

Smugglers Use Hotel to Stash Illegal Immigrants

MCALLEN, Texas -U.S. Border Patrol agents, along with the McAllen Police Department, discovered illegal immigrants in two hotel rooms smugglers utilized as a temporary stash location.


Republican Ted Cruz suggests a ban on barbecue could occur if Texas votes for Democrat Beto O’R...

What would be one effect of Texas turning blue? Incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz suggested a ban on barbecue could be instituted if the Lone Star State votes his Democratic challenger, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, into office.

SALON - 2018-09-18 16:25:12

Final Jury Selection in Murder Trial of Border Patrol Agent Could Take Up To Two Months

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Blake Shelton Performing Free Pop-Up Show in Texas

BeforeBlake Sheltonenters his 15th season as acoachonThe Voice, he'll play a free show for fans in Texas. On Monday, Shelton announced a pop-up concert Billy Bob's Texas — and it's in just a few days!Shelton will play the iconic Fort Worth, Texas venue on Thursday (Sept. 20).Interested fans can line

TASTE OF COUNTRY - 2018-09-18 13:04:25

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GAWKER - 2018-09-18 12:00:00

Madden shooting survivor dies in car crash in Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A Texas man who survived a mass shooting during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, last month died Sunday in a car crash. Ryen Aleman, 25, of Robstown, Texas, died in a single-vehicle accident Sunday, said Sgt. Nathan Brandley, a spokesman for the Texas Departm


Honduran Pleads Not Guilty in Attack of Border Patrol Agent

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Brownsville lands housing grant to address lead paint in public housing

After receiving more than $500,000 in a federal grant earlier this month, the Brownsville Housing Authority will work to eliminate lead-based paint hazards from some of its oldest units.