Tag: Harlingen

Police Search for Suspect who burned a 2-month-old Puppy

Cameron County authorities are searching for the suspect who burned a two month old puppy; this causing him to suffer burns on 25 percent of his body. The puppy was taken to the humane society in Harlingen. He was transported to the Arroyo Veterinary Hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery. According to Cameron County Sheriff, Omar Lucio it could be one or two suspects responsible for this animal cruelty. He says those responsible could face 2 to 10 years in jail and a $10,000 dollar fine. Follow-up:...

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Harlingen Woman killed in Accident Identified

Harlingen authorities revealed at the identity of the woman who lost her life yesterday in a car accident. The victim was identified as Meg Jorn, an architect and resident of Harlingen. The incident happen on Expressway 83. After authorities responded to an emergency call involving a vehicle with four passengers and an 18-wheeler. Just moments after, a second incident happened where Jorn lost her life. It was also reported that the other victims continue to recover in the...

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Fatal Trailer collision on Business 83 and Altas Palmas in Harlingen

The fatal accident occurred just moments after a prior trailer collision was registered on Business 83 and the Altas Palmas Exit in Harlingen. It was around 9:40 this morning when harlingen police received a call stating there was an accident west of Expressway 83 involving an 18-wheeler and a car. The initial accident caused traffic to build up which then lead to another collision.This caused a woman to lose her life. Authorities confirmed it involved a different trailer truck and and an SUV. This occurred on Business 83 and Stuart Place Rd. Sargent Moore advises the public to be...

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San Benito Authorities in a multi-city car pursuit

Early this morning a man led authorities in San Benito in a car pursuit that ran thru several cities.The chase beginning after the unidentified suspect failed to stop for a traffic violation. DPS and Harlingen PD also following the suspect on Highway 77 eventually coming to an end on Washington Palm Drive in Harlingen. It is unknown whether the suspect will be charged. We will keep you informed as more information becomes...

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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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