Tag: cameron county

Never Forget: Ceremonies pay tribute to lives lost on 9/11

In a solemn ceremony timed to the horrific events of 9/11, area law enforcement and first responders joined Porter Early College High School JROTC...

Numbers continue to increase: Elections office pushing voter registration

The number of registered voters in Cameron County continues to grow and election officials hope to have 220,000 registered voters by the 2020 Presidential...

Gulf Cartel leader caught crossing illegally near La Paloma

Border Patrol last week arrested a Gulf Cartel member who federal prosecutors say admitted to coordinating the smuggling of nearly 2,000 pounds of marijuana...

Ex-sheriff Cantu released

Former Cameron County sheriff Conrado Cantu has been released from prison. Bureau of Prison records show Cantu left a federal prison in Lexington, Kentucky, sometime...

Former sheriff Conrado Cantu to be released from prison soon

Former Cameron County sheriff Conrado Cantu will soon walk out of jail. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo ordered time served for the 63-year-old Cantu,...

ATV accident on Military Highway kills teen

https://youtu.be/hd70ANbAw7M A 14 year-old boy was killed Tuesday night in an ATV accident south of La Feria on the Military Highway. The teen was identified as...

Traffic stop leads to drug seizure, arrests

A “sudden and violent” turn resulted in a traffic stop that netted two alleged drug traffickers and a seizure of a little more than...

Tropics Arise: Gushers of rain forecast with wave headed to Valley

HARLINGEN — Hurricane season is here, but the Valley’s first brush with tropical weather will arrive without the drama. A tropical disturbance slowly creeping up the...

$46M in federal funds to address damage sustained during 2018 storms

The skies opened up in South Texas on Tuesday at about the same time the federal government announced $46 million in grant funding for...