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Texas man waits 12 hours for 'intense fight' with 12-foot tiger shark
Matthew Zuniga from Harlingen,Texasreeled in one of the greatest catches of his 20 years as an angler - a tiger shark.During an outing near South Padre Island on Saturday, it took two hours to complete the mission after initially hooking the 12-and-a-half-foot beast.But it wasn't quite that easy for
Harlingen Police patrolling school zones
"We gave almost 30 in about a little over an hour," said Harlingen Chief of Police, Jeffry Adickes. "And majority of them are warnings mainly to raise awareness and let folks know we are back in school."
Harlingen CISD welcomes students back for the school year
She says the school has not only helped make her daughters feel more comfortable, but now with the school offering fine arts, it opens more opportunities for students like her daughter.
Raymondville detective faces DWI charge
A Raymondville police investigator was arrested late Saturday for driving while intoxicated after leaving the Cops For Tots Third Annual Gala and placed in the Willacy County jail overnight.You must be an online subscriber to view this story.The full version of this story will be available to all re
DA's office files motion to add conditions to Oliveira’s bond
The DA’s office filed the motion Aug. 7. Through a spokeswoman, the office declined to comment on what motivated the filing of the motion, citing an ongoing criminal prosecution.
Two charged in connection with robbery at Weslaco pawn shop
Peter Cisneros, 34, and Agustin Gonzalez, 31, were arraigned on charges of aggravated robbery on Tuesday.
San Benito fires Morado on split vote
Last night, city commissioners voted 3-2 to fire City Attorney Ricardo Morado, appointing Mark Sossi interim city attorney.
New STEM facility opens for Harlingen CISD
"The school is going to offer a curriculum that’s based on project lead the way for electives and we will be offering the spring board curriculum which is the core areas that are English, math, and social studies," said Sonya Bradenburg, Director of STEM Squared Prepatory Academy.
Brownsville man accused in fatal stabbing indicted by grand jury
A grand jury has indicted a Brownsville man on felony charges— nearly three months after he’s accused of fatally stabbing a man and injuring another following a heated argument.Police say Robert Galvan, 37, of Brownsville stabbed Horacio Eguia and Brian Scott on April 11, 2018. Eguia died at the sce
La Feria commissioner resignation reveals city's massive debt
Hoff said he resigned due to the loss of his only son, but in his speech, he mentioned that the commission inherited empty bank accounts with some in the negatives.
BISD and Southwest Key Will Not Partner
“The state is not going to take responsibility for the education of the children so as a district we are not going to, at this point in time, partner. Things may change in the future and so at that time we’ll think about it and reconsider,” she said.
Mission man sentenced; tied to case involving 50 firearms
U.S. District Judge Randy Crane sentenced Jesus Alonso Perez to 70 months in prison in connection with a case that involved more than 50 firearms that were smuggled into Mexico likely, the court acknowledged, headed into the arms of drug cartels and further fueling the violence in the country.
Brownsville man indicted for deadly wreck that killed recent HS grad
Samuel Trejo, 25, is charged with intoxication manslaughter for the death of Abel Michael Rose, 19, and intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury for hurting Christopher Camarillo, 16, at 1:30 a.m. on June 13 at the intersection of Boca Chica Boulevard and Coria Street.
School and Store Continue Assisting Six Orphaned Siblings
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - On July 2017, the community was heartbroken when news about a vehicle striking a mother and toddler walking on the side of the road surfaced.
Pharr police investigating crash involving Brownsville ISD bus
Pharr police continue to investigate a crash involving a school bus from the Brownsville Independent School District.Police say the crash occurred on the westbound lane of Expressway 83 in Pharr Tuesday afternoon.Delays are expected near the area, according to the Texas Department of Transportation
South Texas ISD Campuses Ranked Among Best In State and Nation
Out of 995 school districts ranked throughout the state, STISD was part of the top five, and out of 10,758 districts ranked throughout the nation, STISD ranked in the top 10.
Harlingen sales tax numbers post rare decline
The sales tax allocation serves as a general indicator of the health of a municipality’s retail sector. These latest allocations are based on sales made in June by businesses that report tax monthly, and sales made in April, May and June by quarterly filers.
San Benito may hire former Brownsville city attorney
Morado, an attorney with the Brownsville firm of Roerig, Oliveira and Fisher, has served as city attorney since mid 2011, charging an hourly rate of $175.
Brownsville man indicted for deadly wreck that killed high school grad
Samuel Trejo, 25, is charged with intoxication manslaughter for the death of Abel Michael Rose, 19, and intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury for hurting Christopher Camarillo, 22.
San Benito school workers to clock in with a fingerprint
According to identiMetrics’ website, this biometric scanning technology “is the easiest way to identify students and staff in any Kindergarten through 12th grade situation when accuracy, accountability and security are critical.”