Cameron County Newswire

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  1. American Citizen Beaten To Death By Cartel Members, Another Citizen InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Breitbart.com

    An American citizen was beaten to death by drug cartel members while another barely managed to survive the kidnapping and torture just south of the Texas border. The two men have been identified as 38-year-old Erick Candanoza, and 25-year-old Carlos Vela Moreno, who are from the border city of Brownsville and were in the business of selling used cars, according to Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio.

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  2. After debate, candidates predict winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Texas. Asked afterward about his goal of winning the Valley, Abbott pointed out that he got 48 percent of the Cameron County vote against little-known, under-funded Democrat Barbara Ann Radnofsky in 2010. He said he's shooting for more than 50 ...

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  3. South Texas man accused of killing wife, young sonRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | KSWO

    ... of the family's Brownsville home. Donald Edward Pierce also has been charged with evading arrest. He's in a Cameron County jail without bond after his arraignment. Online jail records list no attorney for him. Brownsville police found Diana Ramos ...

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  4. Gov. Perry Helps Break Ground on SpaceX Commercial Launch FacilityRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | PressReleasePoint

    ... in South Texas. The State of Texas is also offering $13 million from the Spaceport Trust Fund to the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corp. The Spaceport Trust Fund was established to help develop the infrastructure necessary for developing a ...

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  5. SpaceX founder expects space flights from Texas in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    This is an artist rendering of a proposed spaceport at Boca Chica Beach in Cameron, County, Texas near Brownsville, Texas.

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  6. Hunters can find plenty of premier public placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Houston Chronicle

    With 95 percent or so of Texas land privately owned, it follows that an equal percentage of the state's premier wingshooting opportunities sit behind locked and jealously guarded gates where access is deigned only through personal connections or the exchange of often considerable quantities of money. It's not unusual for a well-heeled quail hunter to shell out $10,000 or more to lease, just for quail hunting during the four-month season, a single section - 640 acres - of potentially productive bobwhite habitat in South Texas or the Rolling Plains.

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  7. Sea creatures flock to underwater volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ...

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  8. Underwater volcano reveals a wealth of rare aquatic wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Chron

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ...

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  9. Officials: Sisters in La Feria Died of Smoke InhalationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KRGV

    The official cause of death is asphyxiation. Cameron County Fire Marshal Humberto Barrera said the two women died from smoke inhalation.

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  10. Two Texas militiamen jailed after they leave illegal gun in store restroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Raw Story

    ... Fellow volunteer Richard Coonie Smith reportedly tried to claim the gun to keep Brooks out of trouble, but Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio told KRGV that the man he had seen in surveillance video from the store clearly wasn't Smith. Camp ...

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  11. Fort Hood soldier allegedly smuggled immigrants across borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... convicted, Army Pvt. Eric Alexander Rodriguez, 20, could serve up to 10 years in prison. Photo: Courtesy Of Cameron County Jail Click through the gallery to see some of the largest drug busts made by U.S. Customs and Border Protection throughout ...

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  12. Input sought on reopening drive at Texas refugeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a 10-year-old ocelot female roams around her home range at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in Cameron County, Texas.

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  13. Jellyfish swarming Texas Gulf CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... like this has ever been reported, the last being in 2009. "These were healthy starfish," said Tony Reisinger, Cameron County Extension Agent for Coastal & Marine Resources with Texas Sea Grant at Texas A&M University. "It's one of those incidents ...

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  14. Volunteer Patrols Along Rio Grande River Draws Threats from Gulf CartelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Breitbart.com

    ... here helping you," the group member said. "And you need to work on your marksmanship." Investigators with the Cameron County Sheriff's office initially looked into the shooting but did not file any charges against Forester who claimed he was legally ...

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  15. SpaceX Rocket Base To Be Built Near Endangered Sea Turtle Nesting BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Scientific American

    ... by several factors. One is the hodgepodge of ownership of lands around the proposed facility, including Cameron County, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, three tracts of the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and private ...

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  16. Dolly leads to South Padre beach closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... e storm is expected to miss the US when it makes landfall in Mexico either late Tuesday or early Wednesday. A Cameron County Judge issued the closure of all county beaches due to the high risk of rip currents and the rough surf.

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  17. Six Cubans land in Texas after drifting across Gul...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... (1,500 km). "They were elated when they found out they were in the U.S.," said Horacio Zamora, head of the Cameron County, Texas parks department. Zamora said the men appeared to be in good condition. U.S. officials said the men were in custody. ...

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  18. Cuban Refugees Wash Up On Texas BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Breitbart.com

    Authorities in Cameron County are used to encountering illegal immigrants, however on Labor Day they made an unusual find when a group of Cuban immigrants arrived at South Padre Island after a 1,200 mile voyage.

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  19. 6 Cuban men land on South Padre Island after boataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Cameron County Parks Chief Horacio Zamora says the men aged 28-65 years old arrived Monday from Nueva Gerona, Cuba. SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas -- Authorities say six Cuban men have landed on South Padre Island after drifting across the Gulf of Mexico ...

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  20. Six Cuban Men Reach South Texas In Disabled BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | KWTX

    ... carrying six Cuban men reached South Texas after drifting across the Gulf of Mexico when the engine failed. Cameron County Parks Chief Horacio Zamora says a beachgoer found the men Monday on South Padre Island where they ended their journey from ...

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