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  1. Weslaco Man Guilty in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | KRGV

    Garcia was caught in Falfurrias in September of last year. Investigators say he convinced his brother-in-law and another woman to drive his tractor-trailer through a checkpoint.


  2. Obama Administration Granted Asylum And Residency To 1,519 Foreigners With Terror TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas.


  3. Telemundo Wins News & Documentary Emmy for Muriendo Por CruzarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 |

    The Telemundo documentary "Muriendo por Cruzar" earned a News and Documentary Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish. "Muriendo por Cruzar," a documentary about the dramatic increase in deaths among immigrants trying to cross the border near Falfurrias, Texas, is a co-production by Telemundo and the Weather Channel.


  4. Texas key holders convene to solve problem of unidentified immigrant remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 |

    ... Monday September 28, 2015 at the Edinburg Conference Center. photo by Nathan Lambrecht/[email protected] FALFURRIAS,Tx May 21,2013- Forensic anthropology team members from Baylor University exhume the remains of immigrants at a cemetery on ...


  5. Lost in MaizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | The Countywide

    ... not as easy as it sounds. Xavier Munoz surprised his wife Serlina on a date to the maze. They came last year from Falfurrias on the final day and had a blast. So, how does this year's maze compare to last year's? "She got lost this year," Xavier ...


  6. U.S. Deports Illegal Alien Wanted For Raping, Killing Teen, Murdering Her FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 |

    ... killing him. Martinez then fled to the U.S., where he roamed about until Border Patrol agents arrested him near Falfurrias, Texas in August. A violent rapist who broke into the country was at large for a month - and no media outlet has bothered to ... 6 comments

  7. Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrest wanted man at checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    FALFURRIAS, TX - U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector apprehended a wanted man on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Falfurrias Checkpoint.


  8. Man Arrested while Transporting Immigrants through Falfurrias CheckpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | KIII

    A U.S. citizen wanted on a kidnapping charge was arrested Saturday at the Falfurrias Border Patrol checkpoint after agents say he was found transporting three illegal immigrants in the back of his vehicle. It was around 1 p.m. Saturday when a K-9 unit alerted Border Patrol agents to a black sport utility vehicle.


  9. Two men in distress rescued from the brush near FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | The Brownsville Herald

    One man was airlifted Wednesday afternoon from the brush south of Falfurrias in Brooks county during a joint search and rescue by Texas Department of Public Safety and U.S. Border Patrol, according to a press release. Troopers received a call from the U.S. Border Patrol approximately 4:30 p.m. and responded to assist in the search of two individuals believed to be in distress, the release states.


  10. Jack Rice Turner in his officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... who got him the job with Colley. As Turner recalls, "He says Jack. I know you're busy working, but will you go to Falfurrias, I've got a friend down there that would like to take the Falfurrias Butter and Creamery and turn that building into an ...


  11. DPS Aviation Personnel Assist Border Patrol in Brooks County RescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | KIII

    The Texas Department of Public Safety was called by U.S. Border Patrol agents Wednesday afternoon to help locate two individuals believed to be in distress in a brushy area south of Falfurrias in Brooks County. DPS Aviation personnel searched the surrounding area and located two males.


  12. LCS Corrections Services Incorporated v. Lexington Insurance Company LCSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... Mario Garcia ("Garcia"). 1 Garcia was confined at the Brooks County Detention Center (the "Detention Center") in Falfurrias, Texas, after pleading guilty to a federal offense. LCS, a Louisiana corporation, owns a number of private prison facilities, ...


  13. Border Patrol seizes more than $9 million in cocaine at checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized almost 300 pounds of cocaine worth more than $9 million from a tractor-trailer at the Falfurrias checkpoint.


  14. AIG unit not liable in death of prisoner who wasn't given medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Business Insurance

    An American International Group Inc. unit was not obligated to defend or indemnify a prison management company in the death of an inmate, says a federal appeals court in partially overturning a lower court ruling. Lafayette, Louisiana-based LCS Corrections Services Inc. was sued by the heirs of Mario Garcia, a prisoner in the Brooks County detention center in Falfurrias, Texas, which was operated by LCS, who allegedly died because of the firm's failure to provide him with additional doses of benzodiazepine, a drug he had been prescribed, according to Wednesday's ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans in LCS Corrections Services Inc. v.


  15. Democratic Presidential Candidate: More Immigration Means More Democratic VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. Brooks County has become an epicentre for illegal immigrant deaths in Texas.


  16. a Previously Deported Illegals Caught Smuggling Thousands of People Across BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 |

    ... of the immigrants. Premont is located about 100 miles from the border and is a short distance north of the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint in Brooks County. In one case, on March 19, 2014, 115 illegal aliens were being held against their will in ...


  17. Pharr Man Sentenced for Drug SmugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | KRGV

    A Pharr man will spend nine years behind bars after being convicted of attempting to smuggle drugs into the U.S. Gerardo Garza-Montenegro approached a border patrol checkpoint near Falfurrias last year. Agents discovered 11 pounds of meth concealed inside two fire extinguishers.


  18. Border Patrol Finds 20 Illegal Immigrants Smuggled as Human Cargo in TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 |

    ... the trailer. Court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed that Jose Ramon Sanchez drove his trailer to the Falfurrias inspection station about 80 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border. At that station, a border patrol agent asked him if he ...


  19. Dallas company pumping oil in San Antonio's "backyard"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Business Journal

    Dallas-based oil company Gulf Coast Western is now pumping 270 barrels of oil per day from a well just a couple hours south of San Antonio. The company's well at Home Run Field, about seven miles southeast of Falfurrias, went into production on June 17. Gulf Coast Western hired San Antonio-based company Texron Operating, LLC to drill to a depth of 12,700 feet while Houston-based company.


  20. Kinder Morgan pipeline accident released volatile gases, preliminary report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | Business Journal

    A preliminary report filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reveals that thousands of pounds of potentially dangerous gases were released into the air during a pipeline accident that left two people injured near the South Texas town of Falfurrias. While the cause of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline rupture remains under investigation, investigators confirmed it happened the night of Aug. 3 in a rural area off State Highway 285 just east of town.


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