Tag: Cameron County

Sandbags, School Closing and additional preparation information

Anyone in Cameron County who still need to pick up sandbags, you may do so at the following locations. In most cases, an id or utility bill is required. In Harlingen, you can pick up sandbags between 8am and 5pm, weather permitting, at public works warehouse. Limit is 6. In San Benito, you can pick up up to six bags starting at 7 am at the public works shop on Stegner. Classes for tomorrow Friday will be cancelled in the following school districts: La Joya ISD Mission CISD (closed at noon) Harlingen CISD Brownsville ISD Hidalgo ISD Los Fresnos...

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Man Enters ‘Guilty’ Plea After Murdering Parents

Brownsville (KFXV) — A Brownsville man accused of murdering his parents has entered a “guilty” plea today in a Cameron County Courtroom.  According to court documents, Brownsville Police arrested Joel Lopez Collazo for the January 2016 murder of his parents.  Reports indicate that his parents’ bodies were found several days after the crime inside their home.   Collazo received a sentence of 60 years in...

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Update: Trial against Taylor Nicole Ramirez focused on what caused collision

The trial against Taylor Nicole Ramirez in its third day in a Cameron County courtroom. Ramirez is accused of fatally striking motorcyclist, David Salinas on August 30th of last year. Today, photos of the scene were presented in court, as well as a discussion regarding the velocities traveled by Ramirez, and factors that could have caused the collision that took Salinas’ life. If found guilty, Ramirez could face up to 20 years in...

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Accused Hit-and-Run Driver Heads to Court

Cameron County (KFXV) — A woman in Harlingen presented herself in court today to begin the jury selection process. Twenty-three-year-old Taylor Nicole Ramirez is charged with intoxication manslaughter after she was accused of hitting and killing 29-year-old David Salinas with her vehicle. The incident occurred August of last year near the intersection of Loop 499 and Grimes Street in Harlingen. Ramirez was granted bond on the condition that she install an interlock device in her vehicle to make sure she would not get behind the wheel while drinking...

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Man Leads Brownsville Police on High Speed Chase

Brownsville (KFXV) — 24-year old, Martin Lozano is in custody after leading police on a high speed chase.According to officials, Lozano evaded arrest in his vehicle after officers attempted to stop him for a traffic violation. Moments later, police arrested Lozano on 13th and Taft Street– when checking his criminal history, investigators found Cameron County had a warrant on him for failure to appear in court, for possession of marijuana in Medina County in Ohio, and now Lozano faces evading arrest charges. He was given a $25,000 bond–he remains in the Cameron County...

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