Cameron County Newswire

Cameron County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 230 in Cameron County, TX

  1. San Benito native has spent most of his life driving a truckRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    Three months into his seventh-grade year, he dropped out of school to become a truck driver alongside his father.


  2. Flood warning issued for parts of Cameron CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    Three to five inches of rain have been reported in many areas. The NWS reports that trained weather spotters reported heavy rain in Rancho Viejo due to thunderstorms that are causing flooding.


  3. Judge Reduces Bond for Capital Murder SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KRGV

    ... the defendant's bond with certain conditions. Patterson has to wear a GPS monitoring system. She lives in Cameron County but must stay in Hidalgo County. Patterson was ordered to not have direct contact with her co-defendant. She was also ordered to ...


  4. SpaceX Now Owns 140 Acres In S. TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTSM-AM El Paso

    ... 140 acres near Brownsville as part of their plan to develop the world's first commercial space platform. Cameron County Judge Pete Sepulveda Jr. tells "The Brownsville Herald" the newest purchases are going to be used for parking. Construction on ...


  5. SpaceX rocket site growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Valley Morning Star

    Cameron County earlier this year transferred ownership of 25 lots to the Cameron County Space-port Development Corp. Those lots now have been conveyed to Elon Musk's SpaceX.


  6. Weapons to be used as evidence in militia man caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Valley Morning Star

    ... were on patrol armed with handguns and rifles by the banks of the Rio Grande near the Sabal Palm sanctuary in Cameron County. Codefendant John Frederick Foerster, 45, of Brownsville was patrolling with Massey. Their arrests were spurred soon after a ...


  7. Parents Blame Pin-Setter for Son's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Courthouse News Service

    ... and Simeon Garcia, sued Galaxy Bowling and the machine manufacturer, seller and installer on Aug. 19 in Cameron County Court. They blame machine maker QubicaAMF Worldwide, installer Ted Wells and his employer Yager Bowling Services for not ...


  8. Experts: Shrimp imports depress market prices and pose health risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | North Texas e-News

    Wholesale shrimp prices are falling due to cheaper foreign imports that marine experts say could be harmful to human health. 'Shrimpers are getting roughly half of what they were last year for their catch, which is creating both an economic problem and a health issue,' said Tony Reisinger, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for coastal and marine resources in Cameron County.


  9. Public hearing on tax increase for Cameron County, Aug. 20thCameron...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Valley Morning Star

    Cameron County is proposing a 6.6 percent tax increase and at the same time considering tax abatement for LNG plants that will blow their toxic emissions over the schools, football stadium and neighborhoods of the area.


  10. Mexico, U.S. hail opening of first rail bridge in more than 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | UPI

    ... with the Department of Homeland Security. Mexico paid $80 million for the railroad and Brownsville and Cameron County officials gathered $40 million, mostly paid for by the federal government. Traffic congestion will decrease in both Brownsville and ...


  11. this Just in: Wanted Gang Member ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | KRGV

    A gang member that police believed to be armed and dangerous is now behind bars. Primera police said Cameron County Sheriff's investigators arrested the suspect in Brownsville around 7 p.m. on Tuesday.


  12. Fugitive couple arrested in Texas, await extradition to Pa., police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The York Daily Record

    A female work-release inmate at York County Prison and her boyfriend, who police say helped her escape, are now in a south Texas prison, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Former York County Prison inmate Xiomara Renee Saenz and boyfriend Robert Francis Bilunas, 45, are in a Cameron County Texas holding facility, awaiting extradition back to York County, police said.


  13. See portraits of reenactors on last day of annual Jackson Civil War MusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 |

    The Battle of Palmito Ranch, fought May 12 and 13, 1865 in Cameron County, Texas, will be one of the final events of the 31st annual muster, which drew more than 600 reenactors from all over Michigan and from outside the state.


  14. Children Sue for Mom's Parasailing DeathRead the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | Courthouse News Service

    A mother plummeted to her death parasailing over South Padre Island when she slipped out of the harness, her grieving children claim in court. Dawn Marie Strickland died at 47 on the evening of Aug. 8, her two adult children claim in Cameron County Court.


  15. Illegal Alien Suspected in Stabbing Fled to Mexico, Returns and SurrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 |

    ... that he was in fact the same person wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges out of the Cameron County Sheriff's Office. Rangel Gaytan is accused of stabbing a 38-year-old man at an apartment in the border city of Los Fresnos and ...


  16. Severe Weather in The ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | KRGV

    ... without power across the RGV. As of 7 a.m., more than 21,000 customers in Hidalgo County, more than 2,500 in Cameron County and more than 100 in Willacy County are experiencing power outages. There is a chance of more showers and thunderstorms later ...


  17. Fugitive Surrenders at Hidalgo International BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | KRGV

    Hector Rodolfo Rangel Gaytan had a warrant out for his arrest from the Cameron County Sheriff's Office. He was wanted for aggravated assault.


  18. Fire Truck Locked Inside During House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | KRGV

    ... room, so they could turn the power back on. The building is used by the fire department, but owned by Cameron County. Scaife said they don't have the keys to anything but the front door. They were locked out of the electrical room with no access to ...


  19. Authorities Looking For Person of Interest in Homicide CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | KRGV

    ... morning. It happened on the 6900 block, just behind the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport. Cameron County Justice of the Peace Jonathan Gracia ordered an autopsy. He said there were markings of foul play when he saw the body. "It ...


  20. LNG Projects Public Meeting Under WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | KRGV

    ... ty and the footprint, and the information that was being put out that it was going to be a massive refinery," Cameron County resident Ellen Tyma said. "I have since found out otherwise, and that they have to follow more strict guidelines."