Cameron County Newswire

Cameron County Newswire

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

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  1. County Commissioners to discuss open carryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County's legal counsel will return to commissioners' court this morning to share what the department has learned about the open carry policy, which authorizes license holders to openly carry a handgun, except when in some restricted areas. The discussion on the policy was put on hold after commissioners asked the legal department to conduct research at the Dec. 29, 2015 meeting, when commissioners briefly debated whether to allow open carry during meetings.

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  2. Chamber to host meet & greet mixer for county judge candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    The Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce will host a "Meet the Candidates" Mixer for all those vying for Cameron County judge.

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  3. New Judge Assigned to Cameron Co. Tax Office CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KRGV

    BROWNSVILLE A visiting judge from Corpus Christi is now assigned to the investigation into the Cameron County Tax-Assessor Collector's Office. A grand jury indicted Yzaguirre on 17 additional charges late last month, including bribery engaging in organized crime and abuse of official capacity.

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  4. Power project nears completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    New transmission towers are marching across Cameron County as construction moves forward on a project that will bring 345-kilovolts worth of new electrical capacity to the Lower Rio Grande Valley. It's part of the Cross Valley Project, a transmission line running from a substation northwest of Edinburg and connecting to Sharyland Utilities' new Palmito Substation near the Port of Brownsville.

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  5. Grants open up for environmental projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County is being afforded a rare opportunity in the magnitude of funding that will become available through the RESTORE Act for environmental projects. If the county can secure some of the funding, projects can be completed much more quickly, says David Garcia, county administrator.

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  6. Harlingen residents among Lyceum directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Valley Morning Star

    The Texas Lyceum last week announced that a pair of Harlingen residents - Cameron County Commissioner Dan Sanchez and Rosalinda Mercado-Garza, CEO, E-Colors Education Inc. - have been selected as new directors for 2016.

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  7. Super Bowl fans recall favorite memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Brownsville Herald

    ... make an appearance. A case in point is Wendy De Leon, administrative assistant for the United Way of Southern Cameron County in Brownsville. Since she's a Houston Texans fan, De Leon isn't much interested in the actual contest being played today in ...

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  8. Cameron County Cracking Down on Unpaid CitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KRGV

    Cameron County is cracking down on millions of dollars in unpaid tickets. The judicial courts just started enforcing a scofflaw.

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  9. ICE: Detainer Placed on Border Patrol Agent in Capital Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KRGV

    ... leaded not guilty in the case. ICE spokesperson Nina Pruneda said agents placed the detainer on Luna with the Cameron County Sheriff's Office in November. She said it was at the request of Customs and Border Protection.

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  10. Toll service going localRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Brownsville Herald

    The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority is bringing its S.H. 550 toll road administration in house, which will save money and give motorists more options for paying tolls. That's according to Adrian Rincones, CCRMA's chief financial officer, who said CCRMA's board voted Feb. 1 to enter into a five-year contract with Phoenix, Arizona-based TollPlus Inc. to set up a local "back office" system.

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  11. Son gets $2 million bond in parents' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... sir" when the judge asked him if he understood the charges levied against him. On the recommendation of the Cameron County District Attorney's Office that Joel was "a threat to the community" and because of the seriousness of the charges against ...

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  12. Former Cameron County Jailer Not Guilty In Murder CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KODA-FM Houston

    A former Cameron County jail employee will not be going to prison for the murder of another jail worker. The jury in the second trial of Marco Antonio Gonzalez found him not guilty of both capital murder and murder yesterday.

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  13. Free medical screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Center Imaging Center, located at 512 Victoria Lane, Suite 5, in Harlingen. It is the only one of its kind in Cameron County. It is considered to be one of the finest ultimate heart disease risk assessment tools available today. It can indicate ...

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  14. Border Patrol agent pleads not guilty in decapitation deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... west of the island, and had been missing for about five days. Investigators said his body had been mutilated. Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio has said the June arrest of four individuals in the death eventually led authorities to Luna.

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  15. Harlingen Shelter Sending Relief to Willacy CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KRGV

    ... the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2014, Willacy County's poverty rate was at 38.8. That's slightly higher than in Cameron County and more than double than in the state of Texas. "I've been thinking about Raymondville for a while. Because we know that the ...

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  16. County: Follow proper protocolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    Cameron County Commissioners met Wednesday morning to discuss possible legal issues over the City of Brownsville's construction of Morrison Road. There is concern from the county's perspective that the city is not following the correct application processes to build something on land of which the county has ownership, according to the county legal department.

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  17. Jury acquits capital murder defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... Wednesday in Brownsville. These two words brought tears to the eyes of Marco Antonio Gonzalez after a Cameron County jury on Wednesday found him not guilty of capital murder in the June 2014 shooting death of Ivan Reyes. After several days of ...

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  18. Three suspects arraigned in beheading caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Valley Morning Star

    ... country without legal status. According to law enforcement officials, Palacios Paz was killed in Edinburg. Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio previously said Palacios had been arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents and Edinburg police officers in ...

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  19. New Causeway Project Broken Up into 3 PhasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KRGV

    The Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority is making progress on the second causeway bridge to South Padre Island. Construction on the bridge hasn't started, but officials with the mobility authority said they are moving in the right direction.

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  20. National Heart MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Valley Morning Star

    ... scheduled for Wednesday, February 17th, will feature the only, highly-experienced, electrophysiologist in Cameron County, Dr. Frank Mazzola. His lecture, titled "Abnormal Heart Rhythms" will define what this condition is, how you can identify it in ...

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