Tag: Brownsville

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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Brownsville Cbp Agent Dies on Duty

An autopsy has been ordered in the case of a Customs and Border Protection Officer who died on the job in Cameron County. According to CBP, 71-year-old Darrell Jean Windhaus collapsed and was unresponsive while attempting to board one of the vessels at the Brownsville seaport yesterday morning, he was declared dead at the scene. A cause of death is pending autopsy results. Windhaus spent more than 40 years serving the federal government. He is survived by his daughter, a sister, and...

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Crews Find Immigrant in Brownsville Channel Waters

It was a little over two weeks ago when a human smuggling group took a gamble in the Cameron County waters and lost. Authorities have announced another death in this recovery effort. The sheriff’s department said the body of an undocumented immigrant found Christmas Eve in the Brownsville Ship Channel is one of the individuals who went missing while trying to swim across earlier this month. Now is the task of trying to identify the man, who is around 22 years old. On Dec. 10 a group of five immigrants swam across the channel. Two people died, and a...

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