Tag: Port Isabel

PI PD retrieves captured fugitive

PORT ISABEL — A captured fugitive in central Texas ended up being a man on the run from this coastal city, authorities said. On Jan....

SPI announces traffic plans for Causeway Run/Walk

It’s not something people get to do everyday. Saturday morning thousands of people will be running and walking across the Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway in...

Fitness with a view; PI Chamber to host 36th annual Causeway Run

PORT ISABEL — Soon thousands of people will be able to witness the marvels of this coastal area as they run and walk across...

Judge orders written notices; Detainees must know of deportation proceedings

An order was filed in the case of five undocumented people previously incarcerated in Port Isabel who alleged that they were packed into overcrowded...

Police arrest Laguna Heights murder suspects

PORT ISABEL — Two suspects have been arrested in the killing of a Laguna Heights man who was found stabbed to death in a...

Creating Habitat: RGV Reef Project gearing up for second phase

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Out in the Gulf of Mexico, an area that was once bare and described as being as flat as a...

Creating play by the bay

PORT ISABEL — From its scenic views to its easy access to fishing, the city aims to transform this frequently visited area into its first coastal park. Yesterday, Port Isabel City officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for the park, which will be named in honor of the late Arturo Galvan, a former mayor of the city. “This park is a continuation of his legacy of service to the City of Port Isabel,” City Manager Jared Hockema said during the ceremony. “It’s a great honor that we’re here today with many members of the Galvan family to name this park, which will be a permanent symbol of Mr. Galvan’s service to the city.”

Port Isabel police investigates suspected homicide

LAGUNA HEIGHTS — An investigation is underway after a 29-year-old man was found stabbed to death in a trailer home this weekend. Port Isabel Police Department representatives identified the victim as Miguel Angel Aguilera. According to Port Isabel Chief Robert Lopez, Sunday at 3:45 a.m. police responded to a 9-1-1 call to the victim’s home located on Garfield Avenue in Laguna Heights.

Motorcyclist given 11 year sentence for killing Port Isabel woman

  A Cameron County jury decided a motorcyclist who struck and killed a Port Isabel woman during a Spring Break accident will spend 11 years...

Punishment trial today in fatal Port Isabel crash

  The punishment trial of Ronnie Huerta, a Mercedes man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a pedestrian-motorcycle crash that caused the death of Elizabeth...