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Two Bodies Found in Laredo

In Laredo, police investigate the discovery of two bodies found on the 400 block of Taylor Street. According to authorities, the bodies were found around 1:30 in the morning today outside an apartment complex. Reports stated a woman alerted police after locating the bodies. Authorities now waiting for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. If you have  any information regarding the case, you are asked to contact Laredo PD 795-2800 or Laredo Crime Stoppers at 956.727-TIPS...

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Two men caught on surveillance footage stealing jewelry at a South Padre Island business

South Padre Island Police are looking for a couple of jewelry thieves. The incident happened on the 7300 block of Padre Island Boulevard on August 25th of this year. The two took a gold watch with a value of over 1200 dollars. Anyone with information to the identity and or whereabouts of the man, is asked to call the Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-8477. Remember, the information you provide could earn you a cash reward. All calls remain...

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16 Year Anniversary of the Queen Isabella Causeway Collapse

16 years ago today South Padre Island’s Queen Isabella Memorial Causeway collapsed on the night of September 15th 2001 Killing eight people when they plunged from the roadway 80 feet below into the bay. Witnesses watched as two 80 foot slabs of the causeway plummeted into the Laguna Madre bay along with a trail of cars and their passengers. Those killed were: Robert Harris, 46, Hector Martinez, 32, “Harpoon” Barry Welch, 53, Chelsea Welch, 23, all of Port Isabel; Julio Mireles, 23, of Los Fresnos; Robin Leavell, 29, of Mercedes; Stevan Rivas, 22, of Humble, Aspar Hinojosa, 52, of...

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Caught on video: Boat Catches Fire at South Padre Island

SPI (KFXV) — This afternoon one person was hospitalized after a boat caught fire on South Padre Island. A FOX citizen reporter was present on the scene and sent the video in of when the vessel went up in flames. Authorities are confirming that the fire started on the north side of Port Isabel around midday. At this time, they have not revealed what started the fire.   We’ll keep you informed as more details become...

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Woman Run Over in Early Morning Accident on SPI

SPI (KFXV) — Authorities of South Padre Island are investigating an auto-pedestrian accident. According to investigators, a mini-van struck a 59- year-old woman early this morning while she tried to cross Padre Boulevard. Police arrested the driver for driving while intoxicated. The woman’s condition is critical, and remains...

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