Tag: Brownsville

Victim Sleeping At Bus Stop;Gets Hit By A Car

BROWNSVILLE – A man believed to be involved in a fatal accident Friday night in Brownsville, now faces intoxication manslaughter charges. 29 year old Wilson Orlando Matamoros was arrested on Saturday and identified as the driver of a van involved in a crash that killed 49 year old Enrique Briones of Brownsville. According to police, two vehicles were involved in the crash at the 32 hundred block of central boulevard when the van lost control and crashed into the victim at the bus stop. The victim was pronounced dead on scene. Matamoros fled the area but was arrested a...

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Failure To Register As Sex Offender Lands Brownsville Man In Jail

BROWNSVILLE – A 42 year old man is behind bars tonight for failure to register as a sex offender. Daniel Garcia De Luna was taken into custody by Brownsville police near Mason Avenue. According to police, Garcia moved out of state in 2009 and returned in 2010 but didn’t register as required by law. Sex offenders have 7 days from the time they move to register with the local law enforcement agency to inform them of their...

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Cyclist Left Dead On The Side Of The Road In Brownsville

Brownsville police are investigating a fatality involving a cyclist. The incident occurred around 5 am this morning on old highway 77, behind the movies 10 theater in Brownsville. Authorities are trying to identify the victim that was left dead on the side of the road. He is believed to be in his mid-forties. At this point, police don’t have any suspects in custody and are still investigating the...

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White House Selects Brownsville For “Strong City Initiative”

A Valley city is taking its place on a prestigious national list created by the Obama Administration. Brownsville was one of seven cities in the nation to be selected as a recipient for the “Strong City, Strong Communities Initiative.” On Tuesday, officials hosted the White House Council. Brownsville was among seven cities in the nation selected. The program provides funding to support the city’s vision for economic growth and...

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Valley Aids Clinic Makes Strides For HIV Patients

The Westbrook clinic in Harlingen joins clinics in Brownsville and McAllen to bring cost free services to an area of over 1.5-million residents of south Texas. After its recent opening to the public in December, the 17-thousand square foot clinic is aggressively expanding their reach to the community affected by the HIV virus. “The building is fantastic, we love the building. But it’s what we’re doing here is far more important. We’re saving lives,” says dean hall, valley aids council executive director According to the valley aids council, the number of patients they have been receiving over the past...

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