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  1. Honduras Woman Killed in Falfurrias Rollover AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | KIII

    A fatal accident in Brooks County Monday claimed the life of a 28-year old woman from Honduras. The accident happened just after 6:45 p.m. on FM 430 near Falfurrias.

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  2. Reward Increased for One of Texas' 10 Most Wanted FugitivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KIII

    ... from those injuries. Two days later, police say DeLeon was arrested in Ann Arbor, Mi., on a warrant out of Brooks County. He was extradited back to Texas and charged with murder and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He bonded out of the Brooks ...

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  3. Dead Illegal Immigrant with Gold Grill Found in Texas RanchRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Breitbart.com

    The remains of yet another illegal immigrant was found in Brooks County, eighty miles from the Texas-Mexico border. This unidentified immigrant is unique in that he has distinctive gold dental work, including a gold star on his front tooth.

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  4. Allen Alfred AlbrechtRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

    ... was a World War II veteran serving in the United States Navy. He married Violet Ann Lucas on Feb. 19, 1966 in Brooks County. Allen spent over 40 years working in the oilfield industry as a roughneck and a business owner. He enjoyed tending to his ...

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  5. Former Brooks County Deputy Constable Arrested on Alleged Theft ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Falfurrias was recently assigned its first full time Texas Ranger. One of the first cases that was brought to his office was about a deputy constable IN Brooks County that is accused of stealing. 3 comments

  6. Man charged in wife's murder added to Most Wanted Fugitives listRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KLTV Tyler

    ... later died from her injuries. Deleon was arrested two days later in Ann Arbor, Michigan on a warrant out of Brooks County and extradited to Texas. He was charged with murder and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. In October of 2013 he bonded out ... 13 comments

  7. Comforting immigrants is nun's missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    ... from Ohio in August to join Eddie Canales, founder of the South Texas Human Rights Center. They work with the Brooks County Sheriff's Office to search for migrants who went missing after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Buganski is filling in a map ...

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  8. MS-13 Gang Member Entered US Illegally, Caught 90 Miles into TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    ... team was trying to help round up a large group of illegal immigrants who were being smuggled through Brooks County in an attempt to circumvent the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint. Brooks County Reserve Deputy Cameron Coleman told Breitbart Texas ... 1 comment

  9. Luis Alfredo Rosa and Myrna Lizzet Rosa, Appellants v. LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... injured at work while performing maintenance on wooden electrical poles situated on real property located in Brooks County, Texas, and owned by Esteban Garcia. a AEP Texas Central Company, a utility company, had an easement on the Garcia property. a ...

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  10. Texan of the Year finalist: Lori BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... recently, the Baylor team has recovered dozens of bodies haphazardly buried in the Sacred Heart Burial Park in Brooks County, a popular migrant route 70 miles from the border. It's hot, nasty - and unending - field work. Their findings were grim - ...

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  11. Elderly Bus Driver's Boss Wasn't Grossly NegligentRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... by 21-year-old Robert Perez. Perez and his mother both suffered injuries in the crash, and they filed suit in Brooks County, Texas. While the family accused Arredondo of negligence, they sought to hold Arredondo's employer, Cusa KBC dba Kerrville ...

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  12. Comforting immigrants is nun's missionRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... from Ohio in August to join Eddie Canales, founder of the South Texas Human Rights Center. They work with the Brooks County Sheriff's Office to search for migrants who went missing after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Buganski is filling in a map ...

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  13. Immigration: A journey of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    In the deep south of Brooks County, Texas, forensic anthropologist Dr. Krista Latham and her team of students from the University of Indianapolis organized and led students from Baylor University on an excavation dig. The students came from a variety of academic backgrounds and had no forensic experience.

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  14. Thanksgiving Comes Early for Texas Volunteer Deputies in FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    Thanksgiving came a bit early this year for the volunteer peace officers who serve as deputy sheriffs in Brooks County, Texas. The first bit of Thanksgiving came on Saturday night when Donna ISD Acting Police Chief Daniel Walden escaped serious injury as the patrol unit he was driving skidded off the roadway during a heavy thunderstorm.

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  15. Breitbart Texas Reporter in Rollover Accident While on Border AssignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    Breitbart Texas reporter Bob Price was in a rollover car accident Saturday evening while on assignment riding along with a Brooks County Sheriff's Department volunteer reserve deputy named Daniel Walden. Thankfully, neither Price nor Walden were seriously injured in the accident, which occurred on U.S. Highway 281 just north of the Hidalgo County line around 9:25 pm Central Time.

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  16. Illegal Immigrant Numbers Increasing in Texas County -- 80 Miles From BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    Illegal Immigrant captures are on the rise again in Brooks County, Texas, located 80 miles from the U.S. Mexico border. Friday night, Breitbart Texas witnessed the capture of six illegal immigrants and an additional twenty illegal immigrants who were being held at the Falfurrias checkpoint. 4 comments

  17. Hazmat Team Investigate Scare At Old Brooks County HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KIII

    It was quite the scare Wednesday evening in Falfurrias as hazmat crews were called out to the Old Brooks County Hospital. The Mayor of Falfurrias tells us a cleaning crew began to feel nauseous while cleaning the facility.

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  18. Woman Left Homeless After Major House Fire in FalfurriasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KIII

    ... to a house fire Sunday morning in the 200 block of Lasater. The home was a total loss. According to the Brooks County Sheriff's Department, it is unclear what caused the fire. A woman lived in the home, but thankfully she was staying across the ...

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  19. TX Official Saves Life of Twice-Deported, Smuggler-Funding Illegal AlienRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    A Brooks County Sheriff's Deputy rescued another illegal immigrant who had become lost, attempting to hike around the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located 13 miles south of Falfurrias. The immigrant had recently entered the country illegally after having been twice previously deported.

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  20. TX Rancher Sees Increase in Human Smuggling 80 Miles from BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    After slowing down the past few months, a rancher in Brooks County says the numbers of illegal immigrants crossing his ranch 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border is once again on the increase. Dr. Mike Vickers was speaking to volunteer reserve deputies of the Brooks County Sheriff's Office and Breitbart Texas when he said he has noticed more and larger groups once again crossing his ranch.

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