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  1. Harlingen woman given 10-year prison sentence in distribution caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | The Brownsville Herald

    A federal judge recently sentenced her to 120 months imprisonment to be immediately followed by five years of supervised release. On Aug. 10, 2016, a Greyhound bus entered the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint outside of Falfurrias for primary inspection.

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  2. First Baptist, Pace Boys Basketball Knocked Out Of PlayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    After he was fouled on a play as both teams battled for a loose rebound under the basket during the closing seconds, San Antonio Castle Hills' Nathan Mumme sank two free throws with 3.8 seconds showing to lift his team over First Baptist 70-69 in a TAPPS Class 3A area-round playoff game at the Oliveira Park gym. The Crusaders led virtually the entire game, but careless passes that resulted in turnovers and not converting free throws near the end cost them the game.

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  3. Brownsville Veterans Memorial falls in overtime to Flour BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville Veterans Memorial High School's Jordan Rudd makes a shot over Flour Bluff defenders Hayle Campbell, left, and Savannah Villegas, right, during a Class 5A Area Round playoff game, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Falfurrias, Texas. Brownsville Veterans Memorial High School's Hannah Meyers makes a free-throw attempt during a Class 5A Area playoff game against Flour Bluff High School, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Falfurrias, Texas.

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  4. Defendant, victim in attempted murder trial take standRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    The man at the center of an attempted murder trial testified just hours after the man he's accused of trying to kill did the same. Randal Wayne Sutterfield testified about the night he took out his .40 caliber pistol and fired twice at Gustavo Guerra, his then-girlfriend's brother.

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  5. Fort Bliss soldier gets 15 months for immigrant smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    A Fort Bliss soldier has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for trying to smuggle two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint. Cleveland pleaded guilty to conspiracy-related human smuggling counts.

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  6. 2 Texas soldiers plead guilty to smuggling immigrants at Falfurrias checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Prosecutors say two Fort Bliss soldiers face up to 10-year prison terms for trying to smuggle two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint. Marco Antonio Nava Jr. and Joseph Edmond Cleveland pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy-related human smuggling counts.

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  7. 2 Fort Bliss soldiers plead guilty to smuggling immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Prosecutors say two Fort Bliss soldiers face up to 10-year prison terms for trying to smuggle two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint. Marco Antonio Nava Jr. and Joseph Edmond Cleveland pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy-related human smuggling counts.

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  8. Border Patrol agents save woman's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Falfurrias station rescued a woman Thursday left to die by human smugglers, according to a news release. Agents working on a ranch used by migrants to circumvent the Falfurrias Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 281 North found the Honduran national unconscious and in dire need of medical attention, the news release states.

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  9. Falfurrias Border Patrol station wins national policing awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Falfurrias Border Patrol Station has been honored with the International Association of Chiefs of Police/Cisco Community Policing Award for its efforts in partnering with local community and stakeholders to improve community relations and prevent criminal organizations from operating in Brooks County, according to a news release. "We are extremely proud of the U.S. Border Patrol Agents from the Falfurrias Border Patrol Station," stated U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske.

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  10. Small South Texas town's ex-mayor pro tem gets prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The former mayor pro tem of a small South Texas town has been sentenced to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting an illegal gambling operation. A federal judge in Corpus Christi also ordered Leticia Hernandez Garza on Wednesday to serve three years of supervised released.

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  11. Migrant deaths high in RGV sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The recent rain came as a relief for Brooks County Sheriff-elect Benny Martinez, who always sees the immigrant body count rise along with the summer heat. "It's been a busy year for rescues and recoveries.

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  12. Migrants rescued, two bodies found in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector rescued four migrants believed to be in the country illegally and found two bodies in 24 hours. On Monday, near Havana, agents located an illegal crosser who was severely dehydrated and in need of immediate medical attention, according to a news release.

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  13. Immigrants abandoned in 100 degree heat over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Nine undocumented immigrants were rescued in 100-plus degree temperatures over the Fourth of July weekend after they were abandoned by their smugglers, the U.S. Border Patrol said Wednesday. Kingsville agents received numerous 911 calls about lost immigrants, the release said.

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  14. Border Patrol honors lives of two K-9 agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Border Patrol Agent Romeo Mejia never felt alone while working in the vast desolate ranchlands of Brooks County. His loyal partner and friend Lazer, a 4-year-old Belguim Malawa, was always by his side, except when they would find a canal or a pond and Lazer would dart-off and dive right in.

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  15. Border Patrol clears Valley agents in shooting incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Members of the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue Unit lift off from a helicopter while taking a mock patient from the brush during U.S. Border Patrol's Border Safety Initiative media event May 25, 2016 in Falfurrias. photo by joel [email protected] A U.S. Border Patrol agent stands outside of a tractor trailer as members of the media enter to show the extreme temperatures that are reached when immigrants travel to avoid detection during a U.S. Border Patrol's Border Safety Initiative media event May 25, 2016 in Falfurrias.

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  16. Migrant rescues are up 47 percent in the Rio Grande Valley SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Border Patrol agents rescued a man who was suffering severe dehydration Monday after being abandoned by a smuggler in a Brooks County ranch. The unidentified Mexican man, believed to be in the country illegally, was in need of medical attention and transferred to a local hospital Monday where he was treated for dehydration.

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  17. Los Fresnos' Evans is new Brownsville Veterans DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Brownsville Veterans Memorial's search for a new defensive coordinator didn't last long, nor did the Chargers have to look very far. Los Fresnos' Mike Evans, who held the same position with the Falcons, will take over the Chargers' defense after the move was approved by the Brownsville Independent School District on Tuesday night.

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  18. Border Patrol adapts new tactic to fight human smugglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Border Patrol agents are hoping to end the criminal careers of dozens of human smugglers by putting their faces on billboards seen by thousands every day. Doyle Amidon, patrol agent in charge at the Falfurrias border patrol station, said the aim of this new "Se Busca" campaign is not only to ask the public for help locating these wanted individuals, but also to inform their bosses that these smugglers are on their watch list, with hopes that they will be ousted.

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  19. Falfurrias mayor pro tem admits helping casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The mayor pro tem of a small South Texas town has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting an illegal gambling operation. Leticia Hernandez Garza is the mayor pro tem of Falfurrias.

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  20. Small South Texas town mayor pro tem admits helping casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The mayor pro tem of a small South Texas town has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting an illegal gambling operation. Leticia Hernandez Garza is the mayor pro tem of Falfurrias .

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