Cameron County Newswire

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  1. Secretary of State Carlos Cascos of Brownsville gives his inaugural speech on March 7, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... governor-appointed official. He's Mexican-born, a former Democrat and from the Rio Grande Valley; he was a Cameron County commissioner and county judge before Gov. Greg Abbott named him to his current post. And he hopes his tenure represents a ...

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  2. Autopsy reveals missing Spring Breaker's death was accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    We now know the cause of death for the Spring Breaker who went missing down at South Padre Island. Cameron County authorities say, an autopsy determined the death of 20-year old Jordan Britten was accidental.

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  3. Final Civil War land battle was 150 years ago - in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Albany Times Union

    ... soldiers. (Michael Graczyk, AP / AP) Craig Stone, chairman of the Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee of the Cameron County Historical Commission, looks out over the Palmito Ranch Battlefield, scene of the last land battle of the Civil War 150 ...

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  4. Final battle of Civil War was 150 years ago today and the Confederates wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Alabama Live

    ... surges and hurricanes from the nearby Gulf of Mexico. "You don't just come here," says Craig Stone, with the Cameron County Historical Commission. "You have to want to be here." The Confederate forces further up the Rio Grande at Brownsville had ...

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  5. Final Civil War land battle was 150 years agoRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Graczyk) Photo: Michael Graczyk, STF Craig Stone, chairman of the Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee of the Cameron County Historical Commission, looks out over the Palmito Ranch Battlefield, scene of the last land battle of the Civil War 150 ...

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  6. Final Civil War land battle was 150 years ago -- in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Fox News

    ... surges and hurricanes from the nearby Gulf of Mexico. "You don't just come here," says Craig Stone, with the Cameron County Historical Commission. "You have to want to be here." The Confederate forces further up the Rio Grande at Brownsville had ...

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  7. Where Texans have bad creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... That bodes poorly for border counties. For example, McAllen's Hidalgo County (65 percent) and Brownsville's Cameron County (65 percent) have some of the worst numbers. A quarter of residents there have declining, struggling or weak credit as they ...

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  8. Where Texans have bad creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Houston Chronicle

    ... That bodes poorly for border counties. For example, McAllen's Hidalgo County (65 percent) and Brownsville's Cameron County (65 percent) have some of the worst numbers. A quarter of residents there have declining, struggling or weak credit as they ...

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  9. Fitch Affirms Brownsville ISD, Texas' ULT Bonds at 'AA-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Business Wire

    ... ISD serves the City of Brownsville, a portion of the township of Ranch Viejo and some unincorporated areas of Cameron County. The district is located on the north bank of the Rio Grande across from Matamoros, Mexico and is the 19th largest school ...

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  10. Sheriff's Department at Scene of Possible HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | KRGV

    The Santa Rosa Police Department turned over an investigation into a suspicious death to the Cameron County Sheriff's office. Police were called to 410 San Roman Street around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.

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  11. Power Still Out For Thousands Following StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | KRGV

    AEP crews reporting power has been restored to everyone in Cameron County. They are continuing to work in Hidalgo County where 2,363 customers are without power.

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  12. House Fire Turns DeadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KRGV

    Rio Hondo Public Safety Director William Bilokury said the fire broke out at a home in the Rio Ranch subdivision earlier Friday evening. The state fire marshal and the Cameron County CID unit were on the scene conducting the investigating.

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  13. Hidalgo County Hires a Victim Assistance CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KRGV

    ... account when setting bail. Hidalgo County has just the one hire, although she has 15 years of experience. Cameron County has four victim assistance coordinators. They are also holding an expo on Friday night to provide information on all the ...

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  14. CBP agent handgun found in UTB bathroom is non-service weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    A handgun belonging to a Customs and Border Protection agent was found inside a UTB restroom stall by a student last week. The 34-year-old is currently still on full duty pending the outcome of the investigation led by UT and Brownsville police departments, as well as Cameron County DA's office.

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  15. Research Organization: Executive Action Would Increase Tax ContributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KRGV

    ... grants live in California. Just over 1.4 million are in Texas. In the Rio Grande Valley, 46,000 are living in Cameron County, and 88,000 are living in Hidalgo County.

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  16. Julie Chau, Appellant, v. Prime Healthcare Services d/b/a Harlingen Medical Center, Appellee.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | FindLaw

    Appellant, Julie Chau, attempted to perfect an appeal from a judgment entered by the 445th District Court of Cameron County, Texas, in cause number 2012-DCL-921-I. a Judgment in this cause was signed on January 27, 2015.

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  17. Rare find spotted in the GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  18. Rare sperm whale caught on tape by Gulf researchers aboard NautilusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | 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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  19. Customs and Border Protection Officers at Brownsville Port of Entry...Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Veterans' International Bridge apprehended a man on an active arrest warrant for sexual assault from Cameron County. "A CBP officer's primary checks identified Adian Juarez as a wanted fugitive.

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  20. Man Sentenced in Child Sex Assault CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | KRGV

    ... trauma inflicted upon a child victim is, unfortunately, done so by someone we're supposed to trust," said Cameron County District Attorney Luis V. Saenz. Prosecutors said the 31-year-old man had daily access to the child, who was 9. The sexual abuse ...

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