Brooks County Newswire

Brooks County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brooks County, TX.

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  1. Data of Bodies Found Reveals Path of Immigrants' JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | KRGV

    ... The data from 2015 to present day reveal the journey crossers take through our border. Traveling through Brooks County takes drivers through Highway 281. For people crossing illegally into the United States, their path takes them far from the road, ...

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  2. Border Patrol captures 86 illegal immigrants near McAllenRead the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Station Patrol Station received a call from the Brooks County Sheriff's Office regarding a 911 call concerning an illegal alien lost in the brush. Agents responded to the vicinity of the last known geographical coordinates and located the subject at 9:30 am.

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  3. Getting ready for all the back to school savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... save? Kee... Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Station Patrol Station received a call from the Brooks County Sheriff's Office regarding a 911 call concerning an illegal alien lost in the brush. Border Patrol agents assigned to the ...

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  4. Trump's wall: On patrol in the border's deadliest townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | BBC News

    Don White, rescuer and volunteer deputy sheriff for Brooks County, Texas, looks for migrants who may have crossed the US-Mexico border, but often only finds their remains.

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  5. South-Texas 10 mins ago 5:41 p.m.Border Patrol agents locate immigrant lost in Brooks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | KIII

    One man is safe after getting lost in the thick brush of Brooks County after U.S. Border Patrol agents in Falfurrias investigated a call about an undocumented immigrant lost in the woods.

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  6. Agents locate immigrant lost in brushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | KIII

    One man is safe after getting lost in the thick brush of Brooks County after U.S. Border Patrol agents in Falfurrias investigated a call about an undocumented immigrant lost in the woods.

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  7. NYC-area migrant families' DNA sought to identify missing, deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | Newsday

    ... information, click the Connect Account button. Remains of an unidentified migrant being taken from a grave in Brooks County, Texas, as part of a project by Baylor University to use DNA and other methods to identify the body. Photo Credit: Courtesy ...

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  8. Border Recovered Bodies Add Up for Brooks CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | KRGV

    The Brooks County Sherriff's Office records all the bodies they recover. Large stacks of binders with pictures, a report and age are in them.

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  9. Fewer immigrants dying while crossing through Brooks County Read Story Kiii StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | KIII

    Brooks County sheriff's deputies Wednesday chased a stolen truck loaded with illegal immigrants until it crashed into some brush. Two were captured while about 15 others escaped.

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  10. Border Patrol Agents demonstrate dangers inside tractor trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... sets in and you get kidney failure it's dangerous," said Garza. Following the tragedy in San Antonio, the Brooks County Sheriff hopes lawmakers in Washington are watching and do something about the struggles here in South Texas. "The main issue here ...

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  11. 3 die near border: 2 in Rio Grande, 1 in county known for immigrant deathsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 22 | Dallas Morning News

    ... third body was found Thursday at a ranch near Falfurrias, officials said. Border agents were contacted by the Brooks County sheriff's office at 9 p.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A New York Times investigation found that more people ...

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  12. Dead body found on Brooks County ranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | TheMonitor.com

    Border Patrol agents discovered a dead body Thursday evening at a ranch near Falfurrias, according to Customs and Border Protection. A call to the Brooks County Sheriff's Office around 9 p.m. Thursday informed agents of the body.

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  13. Body found on south Texas ranch in the Rio Grande ValleyRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    On Thursday evening, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Border Patrol Station received a call from a concerned citizen that he encountered a deceased individual. At approximately 9:00 p.m., the Brooks County Sherriff's Office contacted agents advising them of the discovery of a body on a ranch near Falfurrias, Texas.

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  14. Migrant dies after smuggler abandons him and his brotherBorder Patrol ...Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Valley Morning Star

    Border Patrol agents stationed in Falfurrias came to the aid of two Mexican migrants in Brooks County on Sunday, after the brothers became lost.

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  15. Continue reading Rule curbs way to ID immigrant remainsRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... border since 2007 are likely immigrants. A large number of immigrant remains in Texas have been found in Brooks County, where authorities about four years ago discovered many had been haphazardly buried in a local cemetery. The county is home to a ...

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  16. Agents: Migrant dies in South TexasRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Brownsville Herald

    U.S. Border Patrol agents stationed in Falfurrias came to the aid of two Mexican migrants in Brooks County on Sunday, after the brothers became lost. One of the men called 9-1-1 after his brother became sick, according to a statement from the Rio Grande Valley Sector of U.S. Border Patrol.

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  17. Robstown Police Officer Orlando Vasquez is accused of driving while intoxicated.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... them. Officials say they were called late Sunday afternoon after Falfurrias agents received a call from the Brooks County Sheriff's Office about two men that were lost. Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol were called by two Mexican nationals who said ...

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  18. PINS: Don't swim today or tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... them. Officials say they were called late Sunday afternoon after Falfurrias agents received a call from the Brooks County Sheriff's Office about two men that were lost. Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol were called by two Mexican nationals who said ...

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol were called by two Mexican nationals who said they needed medical help after a smuggler abandoned them. Officials say they were called late Sunday afternoon after Falfurrias agents received a call from the Brooks County Sheriff's Office about two men that were lost.

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  20. FBI, groups at odds over efforts to ID immigrant remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... border since 2007 are likely immigrants. A large number of immigrant remains in Texas have been found in Brooks County, where authorities about four years ago discovered many had been haphazardly buried in a local cemetery. The county is home to a ... 2 comments