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  1. Warning System in Place Since Queen Isabella Causeway CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND The state continues to maintain a warning system at the Queen Isabella Causeway 17 years after the highest section of the bridge collapsed. In the early hours of Sept.


  2. Valley Man Faces $1200 Towing Fee for Flood-Stranded CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KRGV

    When he went back to get it in the morning, he was surprised to find it wasn't there. As he told us, that wasn't his only surprise.


  3. Man charged in death of retired priest found buried in TexasRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 25 | KRGV

    Authorities say a man has been charged in the death of a retired Roman Catholic priest whose body was found buried in a remote area of far South Texas after he went missing earlier this month. The Texas Rangers confirmed Friday that the body found Aug. 17 in Willacy County was that of 71-year-old William "Bill" Costello, a retired Massachusetts parish priest.


  4. Body of Retired Priest Found near Santa Monica, 1 In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | KRGV

    NEAR SANTA MONICA A 27-year-old man is in custody linked to the case of a body found in Willacy County. It has yet to be identified by police.


  5. Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Teen from ChokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND A weekend on South Padre Island could have gone horribly wrong for a family if it weren't for a first responder. Steve Millon, a Harlingen firefighter, says his weekend was just beginning.


  6. Man Catches 12-Foot Tiger Shark at South Padre IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | KRGV

    "It would be my first tiger shark on the Texas coast," he says. "It was 149 and three-quarters of an inch, which is going on 12 and a half feet."


  7. Fishermen on Alert after Reporting Increase in LionfishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | KRGV

    Although there is plenty, the manager of a fishing shop at South Padre Island says they're worried the stocks of fish for human consumption are being depleted.


  8. 71-Year-Old Man Missing from South Padre Island, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | KRGV

    William "Bill" Costello was last seen on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Tiki Condominiums on the 6000 block of Padre Boulevard.


  9. Public Meeting to Plan for South Padre Island Drainage ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND City leaders at South Padre Island want input from residents and visitors about reducing the risk of flooding.


  10. Sea Turtle Conservation Group Reacts to Plastic Bag Ban RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND A sea turtle conservation organization says they're disappointed with the Texas Supreme Court's recent ruling that forces cities to repeal plastic bag bans. Officials with Sea Turtle Inc. say they're disappointed South Padre Island's ban of single-use plastic bags won't be enforced anymore.


  11. SPI Boaters, Tour Guides Taking Safety MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Tourist guides at South Padre Island are keeping an eye out in the skies in an effort to safeguard their passengers. Janie Silva, of San Benito, was saddened to hear about the news.


  12. SPI City Council to Meet to Consider Bag OrdinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND The City of South Padre Island could repeal its ban on plastic bags following a new court ruling.


  13. Construction Project for 2nd Causeway at SPI in Final StagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND A $15.5 million construction project for a second causeway to South Padre Island is in its final stages.


  14. SPI Officials Host Meeting to Prepare for Spring BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND South Padre Island officials say Wednesday's town meeting will give a better idea of how they plan to prepare for next year's spring break.


  15. SPI Officials Warn of Heat-Related Illness During SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Officials at South Padre Island are warning about health risks of spending time outdoors as temperatures continue to rise.


  16. South Padre Island Officials Urge Residents to Sign Up for Emergency AlertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Officials in South Padre Island are urging residents to sign up for their emergency alerts in case of a hurricane.


  17. Traffic Delays Expected due to South Padre Island 10K EventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | KRGV

    City officials say delays are expected around 6 a.m. and 8:30 on Saturday while officers safeguard participants of FitRec's SPI 10K Color Run .


  18. Fugitive grandma pleads not guilty to Florida murder chargeRead the original story

    May 14, 2018 | KRGV

    A Minnesota woman accused of killing her husband and a Florida woman before leading authorities on a cross-country manhunt has entered a not guilty plea to a second-degree murder charge. Court documents say 54-year-old David Reiss was found dead at the couple's Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, home on March 23. Authorities say Lois Reiss came to Fort Myers and soon met 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson.


  19. South Padre Island Property Owners Required to Obtain Re-Entry StickersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | KRGV

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND Hurricane season is three weeks away. South Padre Island officials want property owners to be ready heard of June 1. In the event of an emergency evacuation, home and business owners must have a car sticker to get back on the island.


  20. Authorities Investigating Cause of Fire at Port Isabel Apartment ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | KRGV

    PORT ISABEL Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out at an apartment complex in Port Isabel.


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