Tag: Port Isabel

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...

Video shows ruckus at Port Isabel Wal-Mart

PORT ISABEL — A woman shown overturning property at the local Wal-Mart on a Facebook video has been sent to receive a medical evaluation, according to authorities. Authorities said the unidentified woman has not been charged, but could be facing charges after overturning products at the store. The Facebook video posted Tuesday night showed the woman walking inside the store and overturning products. Authorities said the woman has been released from custody and they are waiting for the medical evaluation.

Lady Tarpons top Lady Bearkats

RAYMONDVILLE — Led by senior libero Estrella Vasquez’s four service aces, the visiting Port Isabel Lady Tarpons defeated the Raymondville Lady Bearkats 25-21, 15-25,...

Tarpons shake off slow start, run past Tigers

PORT ISABEL — Last year, Port Isabel did not get off to an ideal start, dropping the first two games of the season. The Tarpons...